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Resources for Lent

The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, 14 February, and runs until Maundy Thursday, 28 March 2024


Church of England


Watch and Pray

“Watch and Pray challenges us to seek God in both familiar and unfamiliar places: in darkness and in quiet; in movement and migration; in the healing and transforming work of the Spirit; in the weeping of Holy Week and in the joy of Easter morning.”

Archbishops Justin Welby and Stephen Cottrell

Watch and Pray – Resources for Lent 2024 | The Church of England

Christian Aid, Trussell Trust, Church Action on Poverty, Joint Public Issues Team, Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches

Act on Poverty

‘Christian Aid has teamed up with partner organisations across the UK to help churches gain a deeper understanding of poverty and empower Christians to act in the run up to the next UK general election.

It all starts with their ‘Act on Poverty’ Lent course’

Act on Poverty – Christian Aid


The Big Lent Walk

‘ Walk 200km in 40 days to help fight global poverty’

‘Your sponsorship can and will change lives. Every £1 raised through the Big Lent Walk will help fight poverty globally in countries like Afghanistan, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan.’

The Big Lent Walk 2024 (


Methodist Church

Unbounded Love

God’s love doesn’t stay in the lines

You can sign up to receive daily reflection emails via the link below

Unbounded Love – Lent 2024 reflections (




The Bible Society

The Bible Society is offering a journey ‘in the shadow of the cross’ every day throughout Lent. Participants will receive a devotion by e-mail, with the option to listen to the words being read out by the author, with the aim of arriving at your Easter celebrations with a renewed appreciation for all that Jesus accomplished on the cross.

Information and sign-up The Lent Encounter 2024 – Bible Society



Fellowship of Reconciliation

The Fellowship of Reconciliation is running a 5 week Lent course; Layers of Peace
Week 1 – The roots of peace
Week 2 – Peace in ourselves
Week 3 – Peace in our community
Week 4 – Peace in our world
Week 5 – Where now for Peace?
Information and sign up:

We shall publicise more Lent resources as they become available. Do let us know of others not included in the list above.

Contemporary Martyrs Day

On 15 February each year, the Coptic Orthodox Church worldwide commemorates the lives of its contemporary martyrs on the anniversary…


New National Police Chaplain

In early January 2024, Pastor Matthew Hopley began work as the National Police Chaplain. Matthew has been involved with Police…


Chaplaincy Commissioning Service

The Annual Thanksgiving and Commissioning Service of the ‘Churches and Industry Group Birmingham-Solihull’ (CIGB) will take place at Solihull Methodist…