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Last updated 10th November 2022

Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day 2022

Introduction

For 2022 Remembrance Sunday is on November 13 and Armistice Day is on Friday, November 11. 

Rt Rev. Philip North, Acting Bishop of Blackburn and Rt Rev. Dr Jill Duff, Bishop of Lancaster, will be interviewed this Sunday on BBC Radio Lancashire on Joe Wilson's Sunday faith programme between 6am-10am and listen again after on BBC sounds here.

On this special page you will find links to news and information from The Church of England in Lancashire (Blackburn Diocese) to help you mark this year's time of Remembrance.

Parishes across the Diocese will also have special services taking place during this period that are open to all. You will be welcome. 

Further online information and resources to help mark the occasion ...

  • Click here to go 'A Church Near You' ... the national website where you can find your local church here in Lancashire and events taking place across the County so you can participate in services near you. 
  • If you would rather participate online at this time, you will find links to churches providing livestreams here on a related website to A Church Near You. 
  • Many open air Remembrance Sunday services are taking place across Lancashire. Visit this page for a handy County-wide guide.

Remembrance reflection and prayer video 

Take a moment to watch a special reflection and prayer video from The Church of England ...


National Church online service for Remembrance Sunday

The online service for The Church of England will be available from November 13. You can watch it on this page here. Any problems with accessing on this page the service will also be available on The Church of England YouTube channel here


Weekly Sermon

Every week our Diocesan website features a 'Weekly Sermon' from a member of the clergy or laity in the Diocese. This week's sermon focuses on Remembrance Sunday and is written by Rev David Hargreaves. Read it here


Resources for all ages 

  • Click here for resources from our Diocesan Board of Education to help Youth Leaders in parishes engage with their young people about Remembrance
  • Click here for events taking place throughout the day on Remembrance Sunday, November 13, at Lancashire's Anglican Cathedral in Blackburn. 
  • All age prayer resources for The Church of England are available here
  • Helpful Remembrance resources from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, including an Order of Service, are available here. 
  • Here is another Church of England Order of Service option in pdf format. 
  • More resources here for Remembrance from the Church Support Hub

Other useful Remembrance links

 

 

 

Ronnie Semley, November 2021