40 Days of Hope

Lancaster, we challenge you.

Whether or not you are a regular part of our church community, we invite you to take part in lifting peoples spirits in our city during this difficult time.  So please, take on these six challenges for the 40 days of Lent and make our city a place of hope!

week 1Click here to write your message
22-18 Feb

Thank the NHS

We will be collecting thank you notes from people across our city for all the key workers in the NHS, these will be delivered to the hospital on an extra-large greetings card.

week 2Buy a Gift Card
1 - 7 Mar

Thank a Teacher

Send a gift card from a local business and a note of thanks to a teacher from one of our local schools.

week 3More Info Coming Soon
8-14 Mar

Bless a Neighbour

For this challenge, we will be reaching out to our neighbors, forming WhatsApp groups, and inviting them to take part in challenges 5 and 6

week 4Give to the Olive Branch
15-21 Mar

Donate to a Food Bank

Thousands have used foodbanks for the first time this year, we need to support these vital services in our community.

week 6Enter the Trail
29 Mar - 4 Apr

Let's Love Lancaster Trail

Create a garden or window display for our Let's Love Lancaster Trail, celebrating your favourite part of the city or key workers that you want to say thank you to.

week 5Enter a team!
22 - 28 Mar

The Great Lancaster Quiz Off

Get to know your neighbours by gathering a team of them together on Zoom to participate in this Lancaster wide pub quiz, which neighbourhood will win?

Look out for our events too

Alongside the challenges above we will also be organising a series of online events exploring the theme of hope in the midst of the pandemic.

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