Cedarwood Festival | Lockdown Resources
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Lockdown Resources

In light of many people being locked down and with limited resources at home, we have, alongside our partners, created this page to be a sign post to 33 fantastic resources for all ages, groups and demographics to use. We hope this is useful and beneficial to our whole community and beyond.

The resources are split into sections, so feel free to scroll down and access as much as you need! If you have a resource you think could be beneficial in sharing, please contact us at info@cedarwoodfestival.com. Thank you!

Easter Ideas

MPs’ Easter Story

Christian MPs and Peers from across the political parties have come together to share a message of renewed hope this Easter, through a recording of the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ death and resurrection. #ARenewedHope

Easter hunt Trail

Our all-age HUNT FOR EASTER is now live! Usually we hunt for eggs at Easter – but on this trail we’re hunting for the meaning behind the Easter egg! This trail is unique in that you can do it wherever you live – the places to visit can be found in any neighbourhood, such as your local postbox or a green area.

Messy Church

Here are some Lent and Easter resources to share with you, pulled together by Jane Leadbetter. Grab some new ideas or store away for another year:

Families & Kids

Bible App for Kids

Download the app for fun, interactive Bible stories and games, and visit the parents’ section of the website for additional videos, along with free downloadable activity and colouring sheets.

Kitchen Table Project

By Care for the Family, Kitchen Table Project is a movement of mums and dads, and carers, who want to see their children grow up to love God for themselves.   Just 50% of children growing up in Christian homes will keep their faith as adults. As parents we can change that!

The Story Keepers

Follow the adventures of the Story Keepers on YouTube. The Story Keepers are a family of 1st century Christians living in Ancient Rome, whose mission is to keep the stories of Jesus alive, all while outwitting the Roman soldiers who are after them!

HTB Kids YouTube

Welcome to the HTB Kids YouTube Channel. Here you will find all of our Kids At Home videos which are packed with worship, prayer, teaching from the Bible, fun, games and much much more!

Gas Street Kids YouTube

Welcome to the Gas Street Kids YouTube Channel. Here you will find all of our Kids At Home videos which are packed with worship, prayer, teaching from the Bible, fun, games and much much more!

Livewires Kids

Fun resources for kids of all ages from Livewires – Ministry of Emmanuel Church, Durham. Livewires exists to serve God’s people in developing children. We want to equip children in their journey with God.

The Wellbeing Journey

Are you living on empty? The Wellbeing Journey is a new series exploring holistic wellness: body, mind and spirit.
— Maybe it’s time to refill.

Together at Home

All the Together at Home resources are free to share and were created specifically for use by churches during the covid-19 pandemic. Acts 2:46 The believers met together in the Temple every day. They ate together in their homes, happy to share their food with joyful hearts.

The Bible Project

BibleProject is a nonprofit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos. Our videos and all of our other resources are available for free to help people everywhere experience the unified story of the Bible.

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Prayer & Devotional Apps

PrayerMate

PrayerMate helps you pray consistently for the people and causes you care about. Develop a discipline of prayer as PrayerMate helps you organise your prayer life, know what to pray for, and actually pray.

Lectico 365

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 and shape your life. Journey through the year with Pete Greig, Carla Harding, Phil Togwell, Jill Weber, Izwe Nkosi and international guest writers.

Bible in One Year

Nicky and Pippa first introduced the Bible in One Year commentary in 2011 as a daily email for HTB congregation members. It has since grown into an app. Join us as we read the Bible each day. It’s a practice that we have been doing for over 30 years and we hope it will benefit your life as much as it has ours.

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Online / Offline Courses

Try Alpha

Alpha is a multi-week course that creates a space where people come and discuss life’s big questions

Pre / Marriage Course

The Marriage Course and The Pre-Marriage Course act as a bridge between the church and the local community by recognising the need to go beyond the social, as well as physical, walls of the church to help couples with their relationships.

XCC

An XCC is a MIND BODY SOUL ADVENTURE — like an ‘MOT’ for blokes. It’s a life check up. It asks big questions and expects to deliver big answers.

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Magazines & Publications

Sorted

Probably the world’s most wholesome mens mag. Sorted is available in 21 countries worldwide. For Men…For Life

Clarity

Clarity brings you 100 pages on lifestyle, faith, health, relationships, career and more. Be inspired by real stories, academic advice and relevant scripture.

Magnify

A global community of ambitious women thriving at the intersection of faith & culture.

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Mental & Physical Health

NHS 5 Steps

Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life. Thanks to the NHS for putting these together!

Christians in Sport

We bring these two loves together in one mission: to reach the world of sport for Christ. We do this with joy in the sporting talent and relationships that God gives us.  — We have a resource to help you speak of Jesus at this time: we’re encouraging sportspeople to Train 1-2-1.

Labri Fellowship

The L’Abri communities are study centers where individuals have the opportunity to seek answers to honest questions about God and the significance of human life. L’Abri believes that Christianity speaks to all aspects of life.

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Youth & Students

The Message Trust

The Message is a UK Christian charity that creates and delivers Christian resources including evangelism training, Christian youth tools and Christian schools resources to inspire and equip.

UCCF

We are passionate about students reaching students with the good news of Jesus. Christian Unions are groups of students from a range of local churches who join together to help everyone at uni engage with the life-changing message of Jesus.

YFC

Our Spring 2021 content for Go, Rock Solid, Lumen and Mettle is now live! Adapted for both online and in-the-room working – we’ve got your covered for whatever your youth-work looks like as we welcome in 2021!

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Reading & Books

St Andrews Bookshop

Footprints Bookshop

UCB Word for today

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Worship

HTB WORSHIP

HTB Worship is a collective of worship leaders and songwriters who seek to lead and write songs that will point to Jesus and resource the church. The vision is to play our part in the evangelisation of the nation, the revitalisation of the church and the transformation of society.

BURN 24/7

The heart of the Burn 24-7 is first and foremost, the passionate pursuit for the presence of God. We gather, regardless of denominational affiliation, to cry out to God night and day for an awakening in the church, an unprecedented global harvest of souls and the transformation of entire cities.

Cedarwood Worship

Get a taste of some of the worship you can expect at CF21 on our Spotify playlist – including some of the artists attending!

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Podcasts & Channels

Cedarwood Faces

Cedarwood Faces is a monthly video series featuring many of the contributors, speakers and artists involved in Cedarwood Festival in conversation.

Full Definition

We all have that something deep within us that is searching, asking “Is there more to life?” – Here on the Full Definition Podcast, we are on a journey to discover what that fullness actually looks like and how we can have more of that in out everyday lives.

The Inside Story

The Inside Story is a talk show, with conversations exploring life’s big questions, human endeavour, ideas, culture and truth. Suitable for all ages. #RealInsideStory

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