Lent in Lordsbridge

Welcome to the Lent in Lordsbridge page – The resources below are a mixture of locally produced and nationally sourced ideas and offerings that span the age ranges and give a number of entry levels into reflecting upon Lent. There are a number of written resources as well as some that have been prepared to listen to whilst others are available to join with others on Zoom. Please browse the resources below and click the relevant links to download or engage with the resources for yourself. Should you have any problem accessing any of the resources please email robbiethomson@lordsbridge.org

 

Ash Wednesday – Audio Service

A specially produced audio service has been released for Ash Wednesday. The service is lead by Revd David Newton, lead minister in Comberton, Toft and Caldecote. Prayers were written by Barbara Preece, a member of the Lordsbridge Team Chapter and read by Robbie Thomson, the Lordsbridge Team Resource Hub Manager. Poems were read by Canon Alison Myers, Lordsbridge Team Rector and lead minister in Hardwick and Dry Drayton. Music is kindly provided by St Martin’s the Field. Please find the service sheet here: Ash Wednesday 2021. Listen below:

 

 

Christ in the Wilderness – A Lent Course for Lockdown (starting Wednesday 3rd March)

Christ in the Wilderness is a weekly Lent Course held on Zoom and led by Barbara Preece and Cathy Michell. Throughout the sessions participants will be reflecting on 4 Paintings by Stanley Spencer which were inspired by saying of Jesus.

Starts Wednesday 3rd March 3.30 – 4.30pm on zoom

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83740068433 ZOOM ID: 837 4006 8433

 

Pilgrimage at Home (audio and written)

Revd Priscilla Slusar, interim lead minister has produced ‘Pilgrimage at Home’ in both written booklet and audio download format. Whether you do it all in a day or space it out, ‘Pilgrimage at Home’ encourages you to make space and time in your own home, surrounded by the everyday items of the house to spend time with God in prayer and reflection. To download the audio or written reflections click the links below or listen in the embedded player:

Download ‘Pilgrimage at Home’ written reflection

Download ‘Pilgrimage at Home’ mp3 (24mb)

 

 

#LiveLent: God’s Story, Our Story – Lent Reflections

From Ash Wednesday (17 February) to Easter Sunday (4 April), there will be six reflections for each week. Each reflection will include a short passage from the Bible, a brief exploration of the reading, and a prayer. These reflections can be listened to, or read on the app or sent to your inbox on a daily basis. or you can buy a booklet here. To access the app or sign up to mailing list, please click here

 

 

 

Children’s and families resources

The brilliant team at Together at Home have created a whole range of Lent resources for all ages to get involved with, ranging from study sheets of Ash Wednesday through to 40 ideas of how to ‘Love yourself through Lent’ and look after your mental health at a difficult time. Click the links below to download your own resources:

40 days of Lent                                            Shrove Tuesday Activity Sheet

Ash Wednesday Activity Sheet.                 Love Yourself Through Lent

 

 

The Tree of Life – written reflections

“The Tree of Life” is a series of weekly reflections created for Lent by Gill King on behalf of the Lordsbridge Team of Churches. The reflections will be released on a weekly basis (every Friday throughout Lent) and will be available to download from the below links:

The Tree of Life Reflections – Intro             The Tree of Life Reflections – Week 1 Roots

The Tree of Life Reflections – Week 2 Trunk

 

 

Classical Music Playlist

The team in Dry Drayton have curated a classical playlist for use on Ash Wednesday and thereafter. Please click the box below to open the playlist in Spotify