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Supporting you through the rich cycle of the church year


The Seasons and festivals section of the ROOTS website offers you resources all through the rich cycle of the church year. Here are just a few examples!




Countdown to Christmas Advent calendar
Combining the sacred and secular during December



The child at the centre
A Christmas Day service for all ages

A Christmas celebration
Telling the Christmas story to children, using multisensory activities and mini-bunting



Mothering Sunday

Motherhood: Cliche and reality
An all-age service



Lenten journey
Helping children and families follow Jesus' journey to Jerusalem


Holy Week

Holy Week acts of worship
An act of worship for each day of Holy Week: for all ages, in church or at home



Spirit of Love
An interactive Pentecost celebration for all ages


Creation Time and Harvest

Paying attention to the sky
A Creation Time service for all ages

Harvest drama: Time to grow 
For children and/or young people


New school year

Refreshed: the new school year
An opportunity to explore hopes and concerns for the coming year



Shining in the darkness
Ideas for a Halloween party



Centenary of the end of World War One
Resources to commemorate the signing of the Armistice in 1918


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