Online Resources

If you know of any other useful online resources then please do email them through to


Live streaming: search the clickable map on ‘A Church Near You’ and watch livestreams of services from a parish near you.

The Church of England daily prayer please click here.

Lectio 365: Click here

Lectio 365 is a devotional resource that helps you pray the Bible every day and is inspired by Lectio Divina, a way of meditating on the Bible that’s been used by Christians for centuries. Written by leaders from the 24-7 Prayer movement, and produced in partnership with CWR, this resource helps you engage with Scripture to inspire prayer.

BIOY: Click here
With Bible In One Year each day you will receive a Psalm or Proverbs reading, a New Testament reading and an Old Testament reading. It also provides daily audio and written commentary to walk you through each day’s reading, to provide fresh understanding of the texts.

Sacred Space: Click here
Sacred Space is inspired by the spirituality of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, and gives a thought for the day, a daily Bible passage and some guided reflections.


Blackburn Diocese Board of Education has a vast array of resource materials for use at home, most of which are free to access. Please click here

In addition to this they also have Facebook content which is regularly updated and new ideas posted – follow the links on the website above or search for them on Facebook.

Child in the Midst is the mailing from the Church of England for news, resources and information about children’s ministry. It is sent out approximately once a month. Please click here to sign up.

Bible Podlets: Click here
Bible Podlets is a Bible study and discussion podcast for primary aged children to do with adults. Each episode has fun games/activities, an engaging Bible reading in the form of a news story and deep discussion with places to pause and talk together about the topic. Discussion notes are available to download from the Resource Area of the website.

Off the Shelf: Blackburn Diocese Board of Education Facebook page
In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Board of Education have come together to produce a new series of collective worship that can be used at home or school called #OffTheShelf. Through this you can join a member of the team in their study, where they will lead you in a short act of collective worship using resources off their shelf!

Engage at Home: Click here
Engage at Home has been created by Engage Worship to resource families to strengthen family worship and prayer. Each day includes a simple prayer or worship activity using movement, interaction, craft, play and more.

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