Summary of Easter resources

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Here are some Lent and Easter resources to share with you, pulled together by Jane Leadbetter. Grab some new ideas or store away for another year:

BRF Lent and Easter resources

- Easter Family Time – An Easter minibook gift to give to Messy Church families. Multiple copies offer.
Messy Easter – Three complete Messy Church sessions for Lent, Holy Week and Easter
The Easter Story – for families to share
- BRF Lent reading – A selection of books suitable for reading during Lent – as gifts? For Messy teams?

Units in books

- Messy Church: New life in Jesus (Easter)
- Messy Church 2: Lent and Spring festivals

Free Messy downloads

Messy Palm Sunday
– Messy Church at home ideas: Be Still (Lent), The Last Supper, Messy Easter 2020, Messy Easter 2021

Celebration time ideas from the BRF Children and Families website

Lent – Cross (1) The Ash Wednesday Cross
Decision time
Jesus’ temptations – a reflective story
Messy Church in Lent
Temptations rap
Easter presentation through punctuation marks
Easter presentation through noughts and crosses
Palms for Holy Week
Lots more great ideas – Make a big pot of tea! There are so many more great ideas here!

Messy Church logos to download

Messy Lent
Messy Easter

Pinterest ideas

BRF Messy Church Pinterest – Lent and Easter board with over 130 pins
Kids Friendly NZ – Lent and Easter
Lent ideas from Sandy Brodine 

Miscellaneous resources and links

Bible Society Lent and Easter resources 2021
Church of England Lent 2021 resources
– Home for Good – excellent Mother's Day resources
Easter Explorers (Diocese of Blackburn)
Together at Home Easter 2021 resources
– Scripture Union Easter Alive free pack
– Scripture Union Pancake Party! free pack
– Scripture Union Footsteps of Jesus all-age Lenten journey + reflections
– Scottish Bible Society Wonder Walks for Lent and Easter 2021
The Meaningful Chocolate Company Real Easter Eggs – these will not be in supermarkets in 2021 due to the Covid pandemic
Experience Easter – bringing schools, churches and communities closer together
Ten Ideas for Easter (Diocese of Bath and Wells)
Out of the Ark free Easter assembly plans – easy to adapt for Messy Churches
- Going For Growth Lent and Easter crafts
- Friends and Heroes ‘Remember Me’ Easter song video
Baker Ross Easter activities including Holy Week crafts. Remember your Voucher Code BRF15 for 15% discount!
40acts challenge (UK)

Video clips

Lent in Two Minutes
Bible Society Easter Story Animations
Explaining Easter with one piece of paper
Shaving foam marbling Easter eggs