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Lent Resources 2021

Lent Talks – The kingdom, the power and the glory

A series of five sessions led by The Dean, each lasting about 40 minutes beginning with a reflection and including times for questions and conversation. Tuesdays 7.30pm to 8.15pm on Zoom. Beginning 23 February, then 2, 9, 16, 23 March. All are welcome. If you would like to sign up for the Lent talks please email registerforservices@guildford-cathedral.org 

 

Weekly Zoom community led meeting

All are welcome to join a weekly discussion and prayer group on Sunday afternoons at 4.30pm via Zoom. This is an informal group meeting for friendship and fellowship. During Lent, the group will be using the book by Samuel Wells, Canon Theologian, Guildford Cathedral, 'A Cross in the Heart of God: Reflections on the death of Jesus' as a focus for the discussion. To find out more information or to join the group please contact Di North via reception@guildford-cathedral.org 

 

Books and Apps for reading and reflection throughout Lent

God in lockdown  (ISBN - 1-9989930-0-0)

The Reverend Canon Dr Hazel Whitehead  - Daily reflections on our current life challenges and opportunities with three questions for reflection or discussion.

Available from  https://www.ypdbooks.com/non-fiction-reflections-for-individuals-and-groups-YPD02468.html

it costs £5.99 plus postage

 

Living His Story (ISBN: 9780281085170 0 eBook ISBN: 9780281085187)

Revealing the extraordinary love of God in ordinary ways: The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2021

By Hannah Steele. It is a devotional book that explores evangelism as a way of sharing God’s love with people.

Paperback £9.99

 

Reflections for Lent 2021 (ISBN: 9781781401842)

Reflections for Lent is designed to enhance your spiritual journey through the forty days from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday (17 February - 3 April 2021). Covering Monday to Saturday each week, it offers reflections on readings from the Common Worship Lectionary, written by some of today's leading spiritual and theological writers.Each day includes:• Full lectionary details for Morning Prayer• A reflection on one of the Bible readings• A Collect for the dayThis volume offers daily material for 17 February to 3 April 2021, taken from the Reflections for Daily Prayer 2020/21 annual edition. It is ideal for individuals and groups seeking Lectionary-based reflections for use during Lent and Holy Week, or for anyone wishing to try Reflections for Daily Prayer before committing to a year's worth of material. It also features a simple form of morning and night prayer and a guide to Lent. £4.99 or available as e-book

 

Rooted in Love: Lent Reflections on Life in Christ

Sarah Mullally (ed.) (SPCK, 2020 - ISBN 978-0281084883)

Drawing on the collective wisdom of all the area bishops in the Diocese of London. each reflection includes a Bible reading, a prayer and a suggestion for action based on the reading.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rooted-Love-Lent-Reflections-Christ/dp/0281084882

 

The Wind, The Fountain and The Fire: Scripture and the Renewal of the Christian Imagination (Bloomsbury, 2020 – ISBN 978-1472968371)

Mark Barrett - In five weeks’ worth of readings, a Benedictine monk looks at the imagery of the Psalms and the Gospels as a pathway into prayerful reflection.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=The+Wind%2C+the+Fountain+and+the+Fire&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss_2

 

Reconciliation (SPCK, 2018 – ISBN 978-0281080083)

Muthuraj Swamy - Forty mediations about strengthening relationships, crossing borders, maintaining open attitudes – including questions for reflection.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=Muthuraj+Swamy+lent+book+Reconciliation&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss

 

The Art of Lent: A Painting A Day From Ash Wednesday To Easter (SPCK, 2017 – ISBN 978-0281078554)

Sr Wendy Beckett - An illustrated journey through Lent via some of the world’s greatest paintings, designed to lead the reader into a deeply prayerful response.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=Sr+Wendy+Beckett+The+Art+of+Lent%3A&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss

 

Strangely Warmed: Reflections on God, Life and Bric-a-Brac (Mowbray, 2010 - ISBN 978-1441130686)

Andrew Rumsey – a book of forty Lenten daily readings from a then-Vicar (now Bishop) written with realism and humour.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=Andrew+Rumsey+Strangely+Warmed&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss

 

Lent with St John (SPCK, 1980 – ISBN 978-0281037476)

Michael Ramsey - Brief daily Bible Studies from one of our greatest Archbishops.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=michael+ramsey+lent+john&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss