Churches Together in Britain and Ireland

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland

lent 2009

sense making faith




Sense Making Faith:
observing Lent through the senses

Many thousands accompanied us on a Lenten journey, using these resources from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, in partnership with BBC Radio 4 and BBC Local Radio. Each resource was inspired by worship, prayer and reflections prompted by the senses.

In meeting Jesus through the senses we find that we are drawn to the feast with him, to respond to him, to become involved in acts of love, to worship.

Each week began with Sunday Worship link to external website on BBC Radio 4 (0810-0850), complemented by additional programmes on the Daily Service link to external website (0945-1000 BBC R4 LW), and Sunday morning BBC local link to external website radio programmes also carried special items based on the themes of the course.

The first Sunday Worship was on 1 March (St David's Day and the first Sunday in Lent). Each week, an invited preacher reflected on a story of Jesus in which a sense, or the lack of it, plays a key role.

BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship

Each week started with Sunday Worship at 0810 on BBC Radio 4. More

BBC Radio 4 Daily Service

The readings and prayers could be followed from The Daily Service at 0945 on BBC Radio 4 (198 Long Wave), or used as part of your own daily reading. More

BBC Local Radio

There were related Sunday morning programmes across the BBC's network of 39 BBC local radio stations, listed in the Faith section of your BBC Local link to external website website.

Sense Making Faith

Find out about the senses that were explored during each week. More

Learn about the resources and how they related to the radio programmes. More


Welsh translations for these resources are available.

Week 1 - Journey into Seeing

Week 2 - Journey into the Imagination

Week 3 - Journey into Smell

Week 4 - Journey into Touching

Week 5 - Journey into Taste

Week 6 - Journey into Hearing

BBC Religion message board

Discuss and discover how other people have encountered God on their own journey. Go link to external website  


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