We will continue to add new links to this page in the run-up to Lent 2024. If your Churches Together group has a resource you would like to recommend and share please get in touch with Sarah in the CTE Team.
Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI)
Politics at the Service of the Common Good: This year CTBI is inviting participants to reflect on the question of how “we might be called to engage as Christians with the political realities and processes that shape our society, impacting our own lives and the wellbeing of our communities.” The Lent course has been developed in the context of shared concerns about the increased prevalence of political discourse which is divisive and polarising, which fails to respect the equal worth and dignity of all people, and minimises any sense of common ground or collective responsibility. Explore the resources…
Act on Poverty
Christian Aid, the Trussell Trust, Church Action on Poverty and the Joint Public Issues Team of the Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches have released ‘Act on Poverty’ – a six-week resource for church groups to explore the impacts of poverty around the world and in the UK and take action ahead of the General Election. Designed for use during Lent or later in 2024, the resource brings campaigners from the UK and global contexts into dialogue about the differences and similarities between their visions for an end to poverty where they are.
Association of Interchurch Families
This 2024 mini Lent course reflects on the beauty of diversity within interchurch families. Just as each member brings their unique gifts and perspectives, so do different denominations within the Christian faith. Download the course information.
The Lent Encounter 2024 – The shadow of the cross. Where is Jesus in the Old Testament? Every day throughout Lent on this journey in the shadow of the cross, you’ll receive a devotion by email with the option to listen to the words being read out by the author. Sign up now and dive into God’s word to trace his salvation plan through salvation history.
Cafod says “Join us as we journey through the Lent with our global family.” The daily Lent emails of prayer and reflection will offer an opportunity to pause, reflect, pray and take action as we prepare for Easter. Sign up to receive the emails.
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
We Dare To Say is a resource for faith-sharing groups on The Lord’s Prayer. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and CTE President said “Pope Francis has asked us, as part of our preparation for the Holy Year in 2025, to make this year into a time for refreshing our prayer, and especially our appreciation and use of the Our Father. I am pleased, then, to commend to you We Dare To Say, a five-week faith-sharing resource on the familiar and powerful words of the Our Father.” Get the resources…
Clewer Initiative and the World Council of Churches
True Freedom: The six-week course draws on themes from the book of Galatians, and encourages individuals and churches to respond to modern slavery in their communities. The resource is part of an ongoing collaboration, which began in March 2020, between the World Council of Churches (WCC) and The Clewer Initiative. The collaboration has a particular focus on ending child slavery. Get the resources…
Church of England
The Church of England’s Lent theme for 2024 is Watch and Pray: Wisdom and hope for Lent and life. “This Lent all of us are encouraged to draw on the wisdom of Black Spirituality, particularly the practice of “tarrying” (waiting) as a community to draw closer to Jesus and to each other. Combining exuberant singing, fervent prayer and quiet lament, such services typically take place at night and last somewhat longer than the “one hour” Jesus asked of those first followers.” Explore the resources…
Fellowship of Reconciliation
In a world that talks of war, what does it mean to be active for peace? Join the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s five part online Lent course to explore the layers for peace and discover for yourself what you are called to do for peace in the coming months. The course will run twice a week, using the same material, once in the day and once in the evening. Attendance is free. Evenings Tuesday, 7.30pm starting on 20th February; in the daytime: Thursday, 10.30am starting on 22nd February. Book your place.
Unbounded Love is the theme of the Lent campaign of the Methodist Church in 2024 – holding together commitments to be a justice-seeking church, and a people who experience and proclaim the good news of God’s uncontainable love. Get daily discipleship prompts and worship resources…
This year, the weekly devotionals are on the theme of The God of restoration. In the gospels, we read story after story of Jesus restoring people to their God-given potential. He was showing them a glimpse of God’s kingdom and his plan to renew all things. And he’s doing the same today. Sign up for a weekly email of reflections, stories and prayers.
Give up 10: Stand in solidarity with people facing hardship by hearing their stories and reflections for 10 minutes each week.
Right now, people are experiencing the injustice of hunger across the UK. Discover how people with lived experience of hunger and poverty have encountered God amid their struggles. Sign up to receive a weekly reflection that will give you a new perspective on familiar Bible passages and consider how you can take action against injustice.
If you know of a Lent 2024 resource you would like to recommend and share please get in touch with Sarah in the CTE Team.