Some ideas for Worship at Home
While we can't meet together in our church buildings, we can still be and do church in our own homes.
There are some fabulous ideas for creative ways to engage with God and one another even while we have to stay apart.
Resources for current services
Sunday 5th July - Psalm 36
Children's activity sheets to use during Sunday's talk
Hearts for Psalm 36
God's love has no limits colouring
Write your own psalm
Link to Resources regarding Anti-racism
Families and All Ages
Doris and Doreen
: some of you will have come across this local Guildford production - the lovely pink ladies Doris & Doreen explore Bible stories in their own unique way! Great fun for all the family.
to go to their YouTube channel, several episodes to enjoy and a new one each week!
engageworship is a great site with thoughtful and creative worship resources that we often use in our 10.45 services. They are producing a daily family worship and prayer activity sheet to help us through this difficult time. Find them on Facebook or through this link: CLICK HERE
You will need to set up a free account to access all the resources
Messy Church have a brilliant resource available for exploring the events of Holy Week at home CLICK HERE
The Reflectionary is an interesting site that is doing some "together apart" materials really aimed at ALL ages. They now have at least 4 different sessions loaded, click on the pdfs to download the resources for home worship. CLICK HERE
Prayer Spaces in Schools have produced a great couple of resource sheets for everyday prayers to use at home whilst we are in this national crisis. CLICK HERE
Adult focused web-resources
What to Pray when you don't know what to pray
! Some great ideas CLICK HERE
Faith and Worship website: a great website by John Birch to find prayers and simple services. CLICK HERE He also has a separate prayer memes website with some great images. CLICK HERE
The Methodist Church have also produced some really good prayers for use at this time. CLICK HERE
Connected always a new page on CWR's website to encourage faith. Some great 10 minute videos of encouragement for our current time CLICK HERE
Apps for your smartphone
YouVersion Bible App: a fantastic resource with numerous Bible translations, hundreds of devotional plans, search facilities, verse of the day and many other features.
Bible Lens: a new app that takes your photos, assesses the content and suggests an appropriate Bible verse, living you with a professional image you can share on social media.
Pray as you go: a daily prayer resource based on the Ignatian approach to spirituality. It is a 10-13 minute mix of Scripture, music and questions for reflection.
LECTIO 365 is a daily devotional resource that helps you pray the Bible every day. It is produced by leaders in the 24-7 movement in conjunction with CWR, and comes highly recommended by several church members.
Christianity Explored is currently making their course video material available on Youtube free of charge until 30th April, so why not check them out - fabulous way to understand more about our faith CLICK HERE