Here is a round-up of Lent resources from The Reflectionary, with some Holy Week items as well. Enjoy!
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Also, check out the Look, See, Pray posts for Lent by clicking the links in the menu above.
There’s still time to get The Big Story, Lent devotions that take you through the Bible from before the beginning of everything to the glory of Easter Day. Check out the links on the right.
Shrove Tuesday / Ash Wednesday
‘Fast’ Food – ideas for Lent with a difference – click here for link
Shove Tuesday (it’s not a typo) – drama script (with audio!) – click here for link
Ashing – how to make and apply ashes – click here for link
Follow through Lent with readings to hang on your Lenten Tree.
- Click here for how to make a Lenten Tree (with the recent weather there should be no shortage of branches!)
- Click here for the readings to hang on the tree
- Click here for a leaflet about Lenten Trees, linking to the Puzzle Pages below.
Printable, double-sided A4 sheets of puzzles linked to the events of Holy Week. Each week of Lent focuses on one event from Holy Week, and links with the Lenten Tree above.
- Click here for Shrove Tuesday / Ash Wednesday Puzzle Pages
- Click here for Week 1 (Palm Sunday) Puzzle Pages
- Click here for Week 2 (The Last Supper) Puzzle Pages
- Click here for Week 3 (Garden of Gethsemane) Puzzle Pages
- Click here for Week 4 (Crown of Thorns) Puzzle Pages
- Click here for Week 5 (Peter’s Denial) Puzzle Pages
- Click here for Good Friday Puzzle Pages
- Click here for Palm Sunday and Holy Week Puzzle Pages
- Click here for Easter Day Puzzle Pages
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Palm Sunday / Holy Week
A Palm Sunday drama script featuring Psalm 118, plus make your own palm crosses – click here for link
Time Travel TV
Puppet script going through the events of Holy Week – click here for link
Three Special Days
Felt board story – click here for link
What really needs cleaning?
Foot washing with a difference – click here for link
Touch, taste, smell and hear the events of Holy Week – click here for link
A Bad Friday – video meditation
This dramatic monologue combines modern setting with Biblical narrative in a thought-provoking meditation for Good Friday.
The hauntingly powerful climax will make you catch your breath.
“It Is Finished” – a Good Friday meditation
Well, that’s it I guess. It’s over. The whole giddy dream is over. I really did think he was The One – I even said it to his face. “You are the Messiah, the son of the living God”, I said. Guess I was wrong.
Follow Peter as he walks home on Good Friday evening