During the Coronavirus pandemic we want to point you towards lots of different resources to help us connect as a church and grow our spiritual life. Isolation is really hard, but I strongly believe there is an opportunity to spend this time growing our personal relationships with God.
Lots of these resources rely on using the internet and technology. If you have any trouble accessing anything, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will be able to help you.
If you have any suggestions for spiritual resources for this time. Please also be in touch.
Growing our relationship with Christ is best when done in community, so why not commit to using one of these resources with someone else in your household or over the phone with a friend.
Prayer is one of the centerpieces of the Christian faith, and we want to be people of prayer. During this time, there are lots of resources available to help us pray, from liturgies to apps to online prayer meetings. Here are a few suggestions for you to try.
Nothing beats sitting down with a hot drink and the Bible and starting to read it. However, knowing where to start can be difficult. Here are some recommendation for resources to help us read our bibles.
An excellent range of videos explaining the books of the Bible and key biblical ideas and themes.
Bible Gateway is a searchable online Bible in more than 200 versions and 70 languages that you can freely read, research, and even listen to.
Dwell (free until 23.5.20)
Dwell is an immersive audio bible, where you can listen to the Bible being read in lots of creative ways. There also provide bible reading plans.
Lots of churches have published their sermons online, this means that there are lots of teaching resources available for us to listen to. Here are some places to start.
As well as sermons from churches there are lots of amazing podcasts from different Christian traditions, which are a great way to stretch and consider how we think about God.