Lent and Easter Appeal church resources

Use our Count Your Blessings Lent calendar to journey with your global neighbours and get inspiring resources for your Lenten fundraisers.

Please journey with your neighbours from around the world this Lent by following our Count Your Blessings Lent calendar. And why not hold a Lent Lunch or a Shrove Tuesday event? Every pound you raise will transform lives and bring closer a world where everybody has a safe place to call home.

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Count Your Blessings

Thousands of people count their blessings with us each Lent. Will you join us this year?  

Based on the beautiful hymn ‘When I needed a neighbour, were you there?’, our Lent calendar Count Your Blessings guides you through to Easter with daily ways to give thanks for life’s blessings.

You’ll find inspiring opportunities to give, act and pray for your global neighbours - people like Michael in South Sudan. 

Download your Count Your Blessings resources below.  Sorry, but the printed versions are now out of stock.

Download Count Your Blessings resources
Adult Count Your Blessings Lent calendar 2017
Download and print your copy of our Lent calendar
Count Your Blessings in Welsh
Download and print your copy of our Lent calendar in Welsh
Count Your Blessings children's Lent Calendar 2017
Get the whole family involved with our special children’s version
A still of Michael, whose story is the focus of Christian Aid's 2017 Lent/Easter Appeal
Show our slideshow while you sing ‘When I Needed A Neighbour’ in church.

Lent Lunch resources

Hold a Lent Lunch for Christian Aid! Bring everyone together and raise vital money for your global neighbours like Michael. 

You’ll find everything you need below. Get top tips for your event in our ‘How To…’ guide, and bring in the crowds with posters and invitations. Don’t forget to use our handy placemat to decorate your tables and to share more about the wonderful Christian Aid work you’re supporting.

Download Lent Lunch resources
Lent lunch how to guide
Your guide to organising a fundraising lunch
Lent lunch poster
Add your own details to this printable poster
Lent lunch invitations
Add your own details to these printable invitations
Lent lunch 2017 donation form
Make every pound go further with these printable donation forms
Lent 2017 placemat
Set the table with these inspiring placemats

What does your Shrove Tuesday look like? 

Make Pause with Pancakes your new Shrove Tuesday tradition. Gather your church, school or youth group in fellowship, reflect on the Lent journey to Easter, and raise funds for the world’s poorest people.  

It’s really simple – download the pack below for inspiring ideas for a fun and educational pancake event. Inside, you’ll also find a helpful list of ingredients you might need. By joining us this Shrove Tuesday you’ll be bringing your community together and raising awareness about the difficult journeys many across the world must take as they flee danger.


Download Pause with Pancakes resources
shrove tuesday poster image
Add your own details to this editable poster
shrove tuesday pack image
Your guide to organising your Shrove Tuesday event

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