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Faith at Home

Families living distinctively in Chelmsford Diocese

We understand that for many families the coronavirus pandemic is bringing additional pressure and this can be challenging.

We understand that for many families the coronavirus pandemic is bringing additional pressure and this can be challenging.

There is an added pressure to talk to our children about their concerns about the situation we are currently in. It is important to remember that as parents you are parents first and foremost and the normal amount of schooling in the normal way won’t be happening. Everyone is in the same boat!

But there is an opportunity to spend time together and to hone and learn other aspects of learning that can’t always take place in school, not least to find ways to share faith at home.

We will continue to resource you with activities and links to good resources and we hold you all in our prayers.

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Jeremiah 29:11


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The following links have been compiled by various Church of England Diocese and are free for you to access and use. This list will be updated on a regular basis.

Resources for Epiphany to Candlemas

Resources for families, groups and schools.

New: Family Prayer Resources from the Diocese of Rochester

View resources here

Psalm 23- A week's worth of Reflection, Prayers and Activities

These resources have been produced by Emma Anderton,  Barking Area Children and Families Missioner and include a prayer a reflection and a reading for each day of the week. 

Download Psalm 23 Resources

Together at Home

Church Resources, an amazing group packed with great ideas for families to worship at home.

View the Facebook group page


A list of resources for families to use at home, compiled by Mary Hawes, National Children and Youth Advisor:

Bible Chat Mat

Downloadable Bible Chat mat created by Bath and Wells Diocese:

Contemporary musical worship for children

Below are a collection of website links and YouTube videos with musical worship.

Rend collective for Kids

Bethal Music for kids

Worship Workshop

Prayer Trail for children returning to school 

As a new term begins take some time to pray as a family or for families in your church in this interactive prayer trail. See how many different trees and plants you can find. Take photos and find out what they are. Either as a church or as individual households you can use this trail in your local park or in your home or garden. 

Download the prayer trail 

For more information or to report anything wrong with this page please contact Sarah Wilson