Prayer resources for use at home and elsewhere:
A form of Ante-Communion: This form of service is designed for personal use when unable to attend a service of Holy Communion.
Prayers for use when unable to attend a funeral.
For Holy Week
We've prepared a video Stations of the Cross based on the short series of the Via Crucis here at St John's in Frome and the video is now available on Youtube at https://youtu.be/Cr3VBcbZIGI
Ideas for Palm Sunday:
Make your own ‘palm’ cross out of paper or card.
Make your own card or banner with a colourful ‘Hosanna !’ written on it.
Perhaps display the palm cross, ‘Hosanna’ banner, or a piece of greenery in your window.
Note: In an Oxfordshire village they always used to grab branches of ‘Pussy Willow’ from the hedgerows to wave as the congregation processed from the village green to the church – If you have a garden then any bit of greenery would do to represent your palm branch.
Draw or paint something of the scene described in the Gospel for Palm Sunday: Matthew 21.1-11:
Watch the nationally available Palm Sunday Eucharist with the Bishop of Manchester that will be released on the Church of England’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/thechurchofengland/
How to make a Palm Cross:
You could use paper or ribbon rather than a palm leaf...