Coronavirus: Resources for Lockdown

Here is a range of new and existing resources to help you connect with God and each other during these unusual times. 

Use them to deepen your faith and strengthen your relationship with others - whether on your own, with family, or meeting online through virtual gatherings or small groups.

New resources for Individuals & Families

Into the Wild

A year-long journey of prayer to help you experience God’s presence as never before.

Prayer

Unknown Terrain

In this podcast we consider how, in the face of a global pandemic, we can face change, move through suffering, receive joy and mature in service.

Youth, Discipleship

Venture Out

Combine your daily devotions with physical exercise during the pandemic with this resource adapted from Romans 12:1-2.

Worship

Family Prayers and Graces

Daily prayers and graces to share with the family during lockdown.

Families, Prayer

Faith@Home

Family-friendly suggestions on how to integrate faith into everyday life.

Families, Discipleship

New resources for Groups

Cell Outlines

Compelling Bible resources for ages 12 - 25. The current material is specially adapted for engaging with your group online.

Youth, Small Group

Explore It

New discipleship material for online children’s groups. This will help your group to interact, grow and have fun together.

Children, Discipleship

Games for Children and Youth Online

A wide range of games and activities to use during online sessions with youth and children’s groups.

Youth, Children

Into the Wild

A year-long journey of prayer to help you experience God’s presence as never before.

Prayer

Other Group Resources

If you are looking for material to engage with your group, then the following existing material could also easily be used and adapted to explore with your group.

Vision and Commitment Sunday 2020

The 2020 focus is 'Infinitely More' based on Ephesians 3:14-21 and Colossians 3:1-3.

Discipleship, Key Dates

Athlos Volume 1

A video-based discipleship resource to help groups explore searching questions about life and faith through sport.

Discipleship

Athlos Volume 2

Volume 2 of the video-based discipleship resource that help groups explore searching questions about life and faith through sport.

Discipleship

Upbeat

A healthy approach to boys' wellbeing, Upbeat helps 13-16 year old young men develop their emotional literacy.

Discipleship, Youth

Resources for Online Ministry

Moving your ministry online

A page to help start the online ministry of local Salvation Army churches.

24 Apr

Developing your ministry online

A page to help maximise the online ministry of local Salvation Army churches.

20 May

Youth and Children's Zoom Guides

Handy guides to help you run Zoom small groups online.

Discipleship, Youth, Children

External Links

Here are a number of other sites and resources which you may also find helpful at this time:

  • Salvation Army International Headquarters - COVID-19 updates from around the world and ideas for prayer, caring for others and keeping safe.
  • YourNeighbour.org - A network of over 1000 churches coordinating a response to the Covid-19 crisis, with resources, a helpline, online events and guidance.
  • Daily Hope - A free phone line from Faith in Later Life with hymns, prayers, reflections and advice about Covid-19, plus a welcome message from the Archbishop of Canterbury. It is available for anyone but is designed particularly with older people in mind – many of whom do not have access to the internet.
  • 24-7 Prayer - Resources, prayers and more to help you and your community pray in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, plus Lectio 365 - A daily devotional resource that helps you pray the Bible every day.
  • Thy Kingdom Come - An array of resources for you to use in your church services, including a welcome, prayers, hymns, sermons, orders of service, songs, liturgy and blessings. Featuring Matt Redman, His Holiness Pope Francis and the Archbishops of Canterbury & York. 
  • LICC - Find online resources to help you love and grow during this time.
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Resource Centre

Visit the Resource Centre to find more resources to support your worship, discipleship and community engagement.

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Please contact us if you have any other resources to recommend during this time, or if there are resources that you would find helpful to support your discipleship and ministry.

Other Useful Links

Coronavirus and internal information

The Salvation Army is not in retreat on the Coronavirus

27 Apr

Coronavirus crisis

We are working hard to support the people hit hardest by the coronavirus.

23 Apr

Our faith in the time of coronavirus

People on the margins of society need us now more than ever.

23 Apr

Well Being

Wellbeing is the fulfilment of Christ's offer of 'abundant life' (John 10:10).

Discipleship