ONLINE CHURCH: Links to look at

You may find these resources are useful to provide online worship, teaching, study materials and encouragement generally:

 

  • A 9am Sunday service from the Church of England livestreamed on Facebook - this week the Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, is leading it as he retires from that role: click here 

 

  • The Bible Project, whose videos we used for our Lent course, offer a weekly 'Church at Home', where you get an email with a video and brief message embedded, along with Bible passages to read and think about - you have to sign up but that's easy: click here and go to the grey banner at the top of the website page

 

There are over 1,000 Church of England sources of 'live' worship on Sundays available: these are just a few from the north west of England:

 

  • Holy Trinity Platt is livestreaming on YouTube on Sundays at 10.30am - click here

 

  • Online videos and a 10.30am livestream service on Sundays by the Rev Mark Pickett of St James Church, Clitheroe - click here

 

  • The Rev Ross Garner of the Eccles team ministry hosts an online Sunday service at 11.15am from his rectory - click here

 

NB We're urged to use 'An Act of Spiritual Communion' if following an on-screen celebration of Holy Communion - to do so, click here

 

  • Content from the online Spring Harvest 2020 is staying on YouTube while lockdown lasts, and they're adding to it all the time - to access the videos, click here

 

  • Our own study course, 'Getting to know the Bible', referring to animated videos from The Bible Project, is available here. It's in four parts, and you can follow it online or download the course materials to print them here

 

  • The 'Christianity Explored' course - an introduction to the Christian faith by Rico Tice of All Souls' Church, Langham Place (the one next to the BBC), with hours of thought-provoking films and talks, is now available totally free of charge - click here - or start watching them on YouTube - click here
  • There's also a series called 'Life Explored' (click here) and one called 'Discipleship Explored' (click here), also available free of charge on YouTube until 30th June 2020.

 

  • Try the videos available from 'Christian Vision' - click here - you will have to register, but it's pretty easy

 

  • How to get the Church of England 'Daily Prayer' app on your phone - click here

 

  •  A Christian-based website, 'Loss and Hope' has been developed to help us all to be able to support those who are bereaved. To find it, click here

 

  • A song called 'The Blessing', created around two months ago by a church in North Carolina, USA, has been catching on all over the world and has been video-recorded by Christian musicians multi-tracking together in several cities and countries now, as a way of praying for their neighbours. You may like it a lot (over 11 million do) or dislike it (over 3,000 do) ... but here it is anyway (in an international version):

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