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Acts 2.14a,36-41; Psalm 116.1-4,12-19; 1 Peter 1.17-23; Luke 24.13-35

Send out

A prayer and discipleship action for this coming week

Adult & All Age

Live your faith action

A faith action based on this week’s reading

Live your faith 
Encourage everyone to put their faith into action. Use the suggestion below or distribute the Live your faith sheet

Look for the chance to spend time - e.g. by phone or video link - with someone who may feel alone at this time. Pray for an opportunity to share a story of what Jesus has done for you.  E A

See also the Live your faith sheet page.

Spiritual styles (as defined by David Csinos)W Word E Emotion S Symbol A Action (Read our Spiritual Styles articles)

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Live your faith sheet

 Download and distribute a Live your faith sheet for adults, with reflection, prayers and a faith action based on this week’s reading.


How to use the Live your faith sheets

  • You can download, print and distribute these sheets – you could put your weekly notices on the other side.
  • You could also download and save the pdfs and attach them to weekly email bulletins, or send to people who find it difficult to get to church.
  • You can put them on your church website or facebook page.

For families and children, there’s a Live your faith action and a Children’s Sheet and Colouring Sheet. 


A note on copyright

If you would prefer to create your own mix of materials to add to a weekly notice sheet, for example, you may copy the following resources from the weekly materials:

  • Bible notes
  • Prayers
  • PostScript
  • Live your faith suggestions
  • Children’s Sheet
  • Picture pointers

Please include this acknowledgement to ROOTS:
© ROOTS for Churches Ltd 2002-2019. Reproduced with permission.

All ROOTS resources are copyright ROOTS for Churches and may not be reproduced without permission, except where granted under the terms given above. Please do not reproduce extracts of any other parts of the materials without contacting us first:

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A sending out prayer

Lord Jesus,

Lord Jesus,
as you walked on the road to Emmaus,
walk with us on the roads we travel.
Help us to know your presence with us,
and to be your presence to others.
And, at the end of the day,
may we all enjoy your feast.

Children & Young People

Live your faith actions for children & young people

Faith actions based on this week’s reading

Live your faith action for children

Keep a diary this week, with just a few words each day about your own story. Share it with God, and know that it is important to him. W E

Live your faith action for young people

Sum up each day this week with one word. At the end of the week, take time to reflect on the good and bad moments and share your story with God. W E S

Spiritual styles (as defined by David Csinos): W Word E Emotion S Symbol A Action (Read our Spiritual Styles articles)

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Live your faith sheets

Download and distribute a Children’s Sheet and Colouring Sheet for children and families

See also Live your faith actions for Children and Young People.

Click on the images below to view Children's sheets and Colouring sheets in English and Welsh

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A sending out prayer for children

A sending out prayer

Lord Jesus,
fill us with excitement for your story,
so that when we go out,
we want to tell our friends all about you.

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