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Litany for Lockdown
written by Revd Michaela Youngson
Chair of London Methodist District, 

Litany for Lockdown July 2020
opens as a PDF


 

Fresh Perspectives on 
The Lord's Prayer 
by Rev Canon Trystan Hughes

Discover how The Lord's Prayer can
radically challenge and transform our
daily lives. [22 mins Podcast]

 

 

MIND: The coronavirus pandemic is
having a huge impact on our mental
health. 

Link to the MIND website
Support for those affected / for Carers


 

Farewell Interview with
Rev Dr Peggy Mulambya Kabonde
General Secretary of United Church Zambia

Link to Farewell Interview
Rev Peggy will be joining us as soon as she is able to travel to this country.

 

 

We Will Meet'

  'We Will Meet' - opens as a PDF

A new hymn by John Bell

 Links to Video and Audio in the PDF

 

 

The Parable of the lost Sheep

 The Parable of the lost Sheep

Ann & Geraint's daughter, Lucy

 From the Island of Harris

 

 

The UK Blessing, sung by over 65 Churches, released on Sunday
3rd May 2020

The UK Blessing 
- via the Churches Together website

 

 

It's Time for Young People

Million Minutes link to website

Christian charity 'Million Minutes' gives
voice and support to young people



NigHtingaleS

 NigHtingaleS - opens to an Audio file

Composed by Jo Baird, from Nairn URC

 Sung during a recent Communion service

 

 

3 Virtual Choirs

Virtual Choirs - opens in a PDF

The third of these is particularly
moving in its use of recent video

 

 

 

Heart-warming Llama story...

Delivery by Llama - BBC website

People opening their front door in
Pembrokeshire might be in for a surprise!

 

 

 

Coronavirus to Humanity

 POEM - opens as a PDF

 A poem from New Zealand

 

 

 

Alone: Together

Alone Together website

Some helpful and interesting 
content for those in isolation

In partnership with Million Minutes and 
Fr Christopher
Jamison OSB


 

IN THANKFULNESS
TRIBUTE to 100 NHS & Healthcare 
who have died from Covid-19 (April 28)

 Link to BBC online page



Reform Magazine

Reform Magazine link

The United Reformed Church 
monthly
magazine 

Currently free! (during lockdown). 
Access to past issues.

 

Revd Peggy Mulambya-Kabonde

'Let us learn to sail with Jesus'

A very interesting short Bible study 
printed in the May issue of Reform



‘The Prayer’ 

One World: Together At Home

Andrea Bocelli, Lang Lang with 
Celine Dion &
Lady Gaga 


 

 

Nature in all its beauty

Nature in all its beauty - opens as a PDF

A selection of birds
photographed by Sybil Roberts


  

Christian Mindfulness
- a series of short talks

 Christian Mindfulness: introduction

Podcast by Revd Dr Trystan Hughes, 
from Wales and author of several books

 Christian Mindfulness: focus exercise

Link to his Facebook page

Christian Mindfulness - Awareness Talk


 

The Story of 2020: video

The Story of 2020

with gentle music and encouraging words


 

 

Hallelujah!

 Easter Hallelujah

Easter Hallelujah  - variation on 
Leonard Cohen’s song 'Hallelujah'

 



MUSIC in lockdown mode

MUSIC selection  - opens as a PDF

Mostly classical-style music - just 
marvel and enjoy!




You've Got a Friend in Me

You've Got a Friend in Me

How can you not love this version sung by
4 year old Claire and her Dad! (in 2017)

 

 

 Poem, read by Fergal Keane

 'This is the time to be slow - opens as a PDF

 

 Click HERE to hear Fergal Keane reciting these lines

 

 

  Taizé Music 

Prayer from Dore Abbey