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Easter with Bible Society

Easter is coming, and we’re bringing you and your church a whole host of resources to enjoy! This year, we'd like to offer you an Easter trail, Easter stickers and children's booklets.

Easter Sunday (Sunday 5 April)

Morning Encounter: Read: The Sabbath was over, and it was almost daybreak on Sunday when Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. Suddenly a strong earthquake struck, and the Lord’s angel came down from heaven. He rolled away the s...

Easter Saturday (Saturday 4 April)

Morning Encounter: Read: The next day would be both a Sabbath and the Passover. It was a special day for the Jewish people, and they did not want the bodies to stay on the crosses during that day. So they asked Pilate to break the men’s legs and ...

Holy Week (Monday 30 March)

Introduction: This week is Holy Week – a time to remember and reflect on the events that led Jesus to the cross and to his resurrection. Easter is Christianity’s oldest celebration – every year since the resurrection we have remembered that E...

Join Good Friday crowds for The Passion of Jesus play

Good Friday sees the re-enactment of the Easter story in London’s Trafalgar Square.

New Bible app for 1 in 3 children who don't know why we celebrate Good Friday

Bible Society has launched a Bible Bedtime Challenge as an Easter poll shows children confuse the Bible with fairy tales and fables. One in three British children aged eight to fifteen (35%) don’t know why we celebrate Good Friday, while for Easte...

Bible Bedtime

Bring these favourite Bible stories to life for children: The Easter story, Adam and Eve, Jonah Runs Away and The Prodigal Son.

The War Poets

The War became a topic for many poets. Perhaps the best known are Rupert Brooke, Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen. Brooke’s sonnets about the war came to public attention in 1915 when the Times Literary Supplement printed two of them. His poem Th...

A trusting soldier’s prayer from the front

Although he grew up in the village of Good Easter, near Chelmsford, Cyril Mead was conscripted into an Irish regiment, the Royal Enniskillen Fusiliers. He fought in France, Macedonia, Palestine and Egypt.

Thousands to see Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square

The Wintershall cast – including a donkey and horses - will be performing the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection this Easter.

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