Below is a list of resources which might help you as you worship from home.
Rev. Barbara, our readers Karen Hatch and Dr Alec Parker and some of our churchwardens are preparing a weekly reflection each Sunday.
Easter Sermon from Bishop Christopher
Our Bishops are producing a sermon on the first Sunday of each month. A sermon for the first Sunday in April (Easter Day) can be downloaded from here: https://vimeo.com/531208350/c4f6677787
Also on Easter Sunday
Sir David Suchet CBE, will read the entirety of John’s Gospel from the NIV Bible in the renowned Jerusalem Chamber at Westminster Abbey, in a world premiere on YouTube at 4pm on Easter Sunday. It’s completely free to watch. Here’s the link for Westminster Abbey’s YouTube page: http://www.youtube.com/c/WestminsterAbbeyLondon
You can also watch or share the trailer on the Abbey’s Facebook page.
Diocesan service for the Second Sunday of Easter
Tim Mitchell has produced a full diocesan service for the Second Sunday of Easter (11 April). As usual, the service will be premiered on the Diocesan YouTube and Facebook pages at 10:00 am. You'll find the links here: https://coventry.anglican.org/sunday-services.php
One of our churches, St Mark's in Flecknoe, has been streaming a shortened version of its Breakfast Service. You can watch on its Facebook page or via its website.
You can find information on online services in the Coventry Diocese via the new Diocesan website.
A Church Near You also has a comprehensive national list of all churches offering online services.
television & Radio
An up-to-date list of TV and radio services is available on the new Diocesan website.
services by phone
Daily Hope - 0800 8048044
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has launched a free national phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes while church buildings are closed because of the coronavirus. Daily Hope offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England at the end of a telephone line.
The line – which is available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044 – has been set up particularly with those unable to join online church services during the period of restrictions in mind.
Dial-in Worship from Coventry Cathedral
To share in the worship from the Cathedral simply phone 02476 939700. Calls are charged at a standard rate.
social media & Apps
Follow the Church of England's Facebook page for news, updates and details of forthcoming services.
Time to Pray app - everything you need for Prayer During the Day, with variations according to the day of the week and the season of the Church’s year. Download for free.
Smart speakers – daily prayer audio content can be accessed via the Church of England's smart speaker apps.
Bible in One Year - an excellent bible reading and commentary app.