Coronavirus help

Some interactive online content to support and encourage you!

During these exceptional circumstances, we are providing a place where you can get some inspiration and useful help.

While many of you are probably already linked into this sort of material, we want to provide you with some examples of what is available, just in case you weren’t aware – or if you need a quick reference.

Please let us know of more examples that you think should be shared…

See also our News page for key info from us.


INSPIRATION
We have various inspirational media for Christians in the Police Service on our website Media page: https://www.cpauk.net/media/


READ (daily devotional)

https://www.bible.com/en-GB/reading-plans

https://www.24-7prayer.com/dailydevotional


WORSHIP
A playlist of songs Trinity Life Church Leicester are using:
YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0pMm34nL5cpYTExTivDw6a0sdwGVTPTz

Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1srliZGV5LTFk0TCxahYcP?si=iD5RRmFjSFeEkfH4C3VAPw 

Apple Music:

https://music.apple.com/gb/playlist/tlc-worship-march-23rd-29th/pl.u-gyYRt84EkN2

Two of our members also have online worship songs:

Andy Robinson: http://www.andrewrobinsonmusic.com/

Alex Boxall: https://youtu.be/2eVO91KCDH8


PRAY

https://www.24-7prayer.com/prayer

https://prayersofmany.org/

https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-service-daily-prayer/todays-prayer

https://www.cpauk.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/One-Hour-Prayer-Guide-2019-v2.pdf

https://www.cpauk.net/events/ (CPA Prayer material and related events)


ONLINE CHURCH SERVICES (Live or pre-recorded)
Many churches around the world are producing these:

Trinity Life Church Leicester: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf8b61-u1dcBkM7700fOOWw

Holy Trinity Brompton: https://www.htb.org/athome


ONLINE CHRISTIAN SPEAKERS

Nicky Gumbel (Holy Trinity Brompton): https://www.htb.org/sunday-talks-archive/tag/Nicky+Gumbel
Rick Warren (Author of Purpose Driven Life and founder of Saddleback Church, LA): https://pastorrick.com/
Max Locado (Christian author and pastor at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas) : https://maxlucado.com/


HOME/LIFE GROUPS
Engage with your local Church Home/Life Group by phone or message. Consider a WhatsApp Group, and many have found Zoom, Skype or WhatsApp Video chat can work well for a group video gathering. Get in touch if you need help to set this up.


OUTREACH to your street

There are a number of ideas around this, why not begin blessing your neighbours by printing off a card that you could deliver to your street?

You can download one made by Trinity Life Church Leicester and edit it with your church details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1osP_ADofwtb-_PrsBH32HWhgvUsJBQ8F/view?usp=sharing


FAMILIES
There is some great online material being circulated by church groups for families and young people.

Care for the Family: https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/

Trinity Life Church Leicester: https://youtu.be/EWf9nxNmgDE


RESPONSE: (from the Christian Medical Fellowship)
https://cmfblog.org.uk/2020/03/13/coronavirus-responding-like-jesus/

PRACTICAL HELP

Police Charities UK: https://www.policecharitiesuk.org/

Helping churches be good neighbours in the Covid-19 crisis: https://yourneighbour.org/

Local organising to support the most vulnerable in our communities: https://covidmutualaid.org/

A friend of one of our members has set up a site to help people through this period. It’s not exclusively Christian, but she is, as are most of the contributors: https://www.coronasurvivalsuite.com/

Beware of sharing fake news: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-51967889