The Easter Story is central to the Christian faith. Lent is the season of prayer and preparation for Easter and lasts for 40 days, beginning with Ash Wednesday and ending on Holy Saturday – the day before Easter Sunday.

Here are some resources from a variety of Christian traditions that will help you engage with all ages in your church as you journey through Lent, reflect on the events of the crucifixion, while celebrating the joy and wonder of the resurrection.

The team at Scripture Union NZ have home grown resources designed for all age worship, for families to use in the home, and for use with children at church.

View: SUNZ Lent and Easter

Strandz have some fabulous resources for children and families use in the home, and for intergenerational worship.

View: Strandz Lent and Easter

Intergen have a range of resources for Lent that can be used for corporate worship in the church, as well as family, and individual worship at home.

View: Intergen Lent and Easter

The Confidence Devotional Journey from the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity is a 40-day Lent devotional that helps Christians reflect on six key ways to grow in deep faith-confidence, through being convinced, community, compassion, consistency, and competence.

View: Lent Devotional

A thought provoking article on why Baptists should celebrate Lent.

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