Seasons and Festivals: Resources


Spiritual Child Resources



Seasons and Festivals from Advent to Christ the King - including:

Advent

Christmas

Lent

Good Friday

Easter

Pentecost


Books



Together for a Season:
All Age Seasonal material for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany


by Gillian Ambrose, Peter Craig-Wild, Diane Craven, Mary Hawes

Together for a Season offers multi-sensory, imaginative and practical material for worship and group work with children and adults for the seasons of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany. It suggests three pathways as a unifying theme for the season: Advent wreath, Crib and Jesse tree.

The book also includes All Age Services for Advent Sunday, Christmas, Epiphany and Candlemas.

published by Church House Publishing
2006   ISBN 978-0715140628



Together for a Season:
All Age Seasonal material for Lent, Holy Week and Easter


by Gillian Ambrose, Peter Craig-Wild, Diane Craven and Peter Moger

This second volume includes All Age Services for Lent, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Day, Ascension and Pentecost. In both volumes the material is based on the lectionary and on "Common Worship: Times and Seasons."

The three pathways are the Lenten tree; Head, hands and heart and the Stations of the Cross.

published by Church House Publishing
2007    ISBN 978-071540639



Together for a Season:
All Age Resources for Feasts and Festivals of the Christian Year


Edited by Gillian Ambrose

The third volume of the series offers creative and multi-sensory suggestions for the agricultural year including Harvest Festival and Creation and material for Remembrance All Souls, All saints and Remembrance Sunday.

It also includes "Following God's call" - offering material for feast and festivals such as John the Baptist, The Four Evangelists, The Conversion of Paul and St Michael and All Angels.

published by Church House Publishing
2009    ISBN 978-0715140642

Websites



Sharing the Light


This Catholic website includes reflections and simple but effective ideas for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany and Candlemas including the Jesse Tree, an Advent journey and candle making. Lent, Holy Week and Easter includes Lent/Easter crosses, a Passover Experience for children and suggestions for Easter symbols. Sharing the Light