1 September – 4 October 2018. Download resources to observe Creation Time or the Season of Creation 2018. Here we provide links to materials produced by the churches and other groups. A Rocha UK. A Rocha UK is encouraging churches to celebrate Creation Time 2018 by holding a Green Communion – a communion service that […]
With a month to go to Creation Time (also known by other similar names), recently endorsed by Church leaders from around the world including the Archbishop of Canterbury, we reflect on biodiversity – the variety of life on Earth.
In our final Weekly Focus, based on our Lent course in partnership with Hope, we remember the last week of Jesus’s life leading up to his death and resurrection.
In our penultimate Weekly Focus, based on our Lent course in partnership with Hope, we see how Jesus didn’t just talk about being loving but showed his love through his actions. Although Jesus knew that many religious people would reject him and some wanted him dead, he chose not to stop them even though he had the power to do so.
In our fourth Weekly Focus, based on our Lent course in partnership with Hope, the ending to the story is revealed – Jesus will be handed over to the chief priests and teachers of the law, sentenced to death, killed, but then three days later rise from the dead. The disciples struggled to believe and understand this course of events and the fact that Jesus was starting a new kingdom with very different priorities.
Our third Weekly Focus, based on our Lent course in partnership with Hope, explores how love is at the heart of the Jesus story. This week, think about how God shows his love to people. How does God show his love and care to you, and to others through you?
The issue Continuing our Lent course in partnership with Hope, this second weekly focus looks at how Jesus chose a group of followers (disciples) and showed them how they could live God’s way and trust him for everything. He is still calling people to follow him today and he promises to be with us always […]
For 2018 we have partnered with Hope for our Lent course which is based on the book 40 Stories of Hope. There are weekly downloads for individual reflection and group discussion, plus for those who prefer daily study during Lent we recommend the 40 Stories of Hope book. 40 Stories of Hope is available from […]
Resources for Advent and Christmas include the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, and material from the Bible Society, CAFOD, Christian Aid, the Church Urban Fund, Hope and Premier. Plus you can still download A World in Waiting – Advent hope in an economic crisis. Advent and Christmas 2017 Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols […]
Churches and Christians are encouraged to celebrate the Time for Creation together between 1 September – 4 October 2017, and 1 September as the Day for Creation, by the Conference of European Churches (CEC), Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN). ‘Recent developments remind of the growing urgency of […]