Below you will find a number of liturgies and prayers to use for children and families on estates.
House Blessing Liturgy
Debbie Collins from Holy Cross, Billesley has created this lovely liturgy for a house blessing. Please visit https://pilgrimpace.wordpress.com/2018/06/18/house-blessing-liturgy/
Or, you can download a PDF file from the link below:
Postcards – Reflective Exercise
Ruth Atkinson at St Michael’s, Bartley Green has provided us with this excellent resource. Collect postcards or the pictures from Christmas Cards and use them in the attached reflective exercise either with children or adults.
To get you started please download the PDF below for suggested questions that you might ask children:
You can read more about Ruth’s reflections on this activity on https://pilgrimpace.wordpress.com/2018/06/04/postcards-reflective-exercise/
Estate Baptism Liturgy
St Peter’s Church, Balkwell have worked really hard to adapt a Baptism Liturgy to make Baptism a more welcoming and affirming sacrament for families from the estate who came to the church. You can download it from
To find out more about the practicalities for arranging a Baptism Liturgy please visit https://pilgrimpace.wordpress.com/2018/06/02/estate-baptism-liturgy/
A Christian Meal Time Celebration
Click on the image below to download an enjoyable way of praying when having a meal as a family or Christian community:
Thy Kingdom Come
Thy Kingdom Come is global wave of prayer calling all Christians to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know the love and peace of Jesus Christ.
To find the latest resources for Lockdown visit https://www.thykingdomcome.global/
Try Praying is a booklet to help people who are not religious to pray. You can also download a free 7 day app from https://www.trypraying.co.uk/
The website also features encouraging stories of people who have had the courage to pray with amazing results.