Journeying through Lent

What is Lent?

Another great little video from Busted Halo that explains Ash Wednesday and Lent in 2 minutes!

It’s all about baptism, dying and rising again to new life.

The story of Lent

A simple explanation of Lent from the Children’s Society

Sharing Lent with Children PosterSharing-Lent-with-Children2-page-001

Kids Friendly has developed this visual guide to Lent for you to download and print (A3) for your church and community families.

Download Sharing Lent with Children Poster

Journey through Lent – Families Calendar 2018

This A3 coloured poster is full of interesting facts and calls to action during the season of Lent. Download and print it on A3 paper as an aid for parents to journey through Lent with their children.

Download our Families Journey through Lent Calendar 2018

Lent Rituals and Symbols Poster

symbols pic-page-001Symbols can be a wonderful entry point to the season and meaning of Lent .  When we place a symbol in our midst it naturally leads children to ask why it is there and what does it mean. Use this handy guide to create a Lent table in your children’s programme or at home.

“We humans are made for ritual and our rituals make us. When people lost their faith the prophets called them to return to their rituals.  Rituals provide us with a means for ordering our lives and unite us in community.”  John Westerhoff   Will our children have faith?