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Christingle

What is a Christingle and how do you make one?

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The origins of Christingle services are unknown but the word means ‘Christ Light’ and celebrates Jesus coming as the light of the World to show people the way to God. The orange is round like the world. It means that God’s love is for everybody, […]

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The Apostles’ Creed

What do Christians believe?

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Have you ever been part of setting up a new club at school or maybe one just for fun with your friends? If you have you will know that when a new club starts there are somethings that need to be decided such as – […]

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The Trinity

What do Christians believe about God?

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Christians believe in the Trinity – that is, in God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. This does not mean that Christians believe in three gods – they do not. Christians believe in one God that has three parts. Christians believe that God took human form […]

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Christmas – Drag and Drop Game

What is the story behind the Christmas celebrations?

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For many people Christmas is a time for presents, food and parties but that isn’t all Christmas is about. For Christians the most important part of Christmas is celebrating Jesus’ birthday. In this fun game you can learn the Christmas story or use the game […]

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The Christmas Story Pairs Game

Find out more about Christmas as you play along.

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Christmas is the most celebrated of all the Christian festivals but who is the real story behind the celebrations? As you play this fun game you can find out more about Mary, Joseph, the wise men and the shepherds but more importantly Jesus – the […]

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Inside a church…

What can you find inside a church?

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What is a pulpit? What is a lectern? What is an altar? What is a pew? This interactive film helps you to explore the inside of a traditional church and explains some of the things you can find there.

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What do Christians do at Christmas?

Discover the Christmas traditions.

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Christmas is a busy time of year but what do Christians do to help celebrate Jesus’ birth?

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Tell me about…Christmas Trees

Why do Christians decorate Christmas trees?

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At Christmas time we can see decorated trees everywhere – in houses, schools, shops and even in town squares. But why do we have the trees and why do we decorate them? Click here to watch the Christmas story.

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The Christmas Story

The Christmas Story explained for young children

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What do Christians celebrate at Christmas? Who are Mary and Joseph? Why was Jesus born in a stable? Watch this film to find out more about the Christmas story.

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Who’s who in the Christmas Story?

Learn about the people in the Christmas Story

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Christmas is probably the best known of all Christian festivals but do you know who is who in the Christian story? Click on each character in the nativity scene to find out who they are.

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Christmas Traditions

Where did our Christmas traditions start?

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Today Christmas is probably the best known Christian festival but how did our Christmas traditions begin?

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Big Christmas Quiz!

How well do you know the Christmas story?

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Think you know the Christmas story? Let’s see how well you do with the Christmas Quiz. Click on the panel to the right to begin…

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The Story of Christmas

What happened at the first Christmas?

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In this fun film Gran tells Mark, her grandson, and all the children watching the story of the first Christmas. In doing so she answers the BIG questions: What is an angel? Were there really three wise men? Why did they bring such strange gifts? […]

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Advent calendars

How has this tradition changed over the years?

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Do you have an advent calendar? Did you know that the first ever advent calendar had cake in it? One December a mummy cut a cake into 24 pieces and put them onto a piece of cardboard. Her little boy got to eat one piece […]

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Advent

What makes advent a special time for Christians?

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What is advent? You might know the word ‘advent’ already. Many people have advent calendars in the weeks before Christmas, opening a door every day for 24 days and finding a tasty chocolate behind each one! But what does ‘advent’ mean? It is the name of the […]

Big Big Questions

How many questions do you ask in a day? Do you think you could ask God questions

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Big Big Questions

How many questions do you ask in a day? Do you think you could ask God questions

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How many questions do you think you ask and answer in one day? There are a lot of different types of questions aren’t there? Some may be easy to answer – ‘Do you like sausages and chips?’ Or some may be more difficult – ‘Why […]

The Greatest Commandments and The Five Marks of Mission

What does it mean for Christians to love God and to love others?

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The Greatest Commandments and The Five Marks of Mission

What does it mean for Christians to love God and to love others?

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What is the greatest commandment in the Law? What does it mean to love God and to love others? Christians believe that in order to love God and to love others a person must become more like Jesus. This is because Christians believe that Jesus […]

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Stories from the Bible

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Ruth

Stories from the Bible

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Who are your best friends? What makes somebody a good friend? There is a story in the Bible about a young woman named Ruth. She was a good friend even when it meant she had to make difficult sacrifices.

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Paul meets Jesus

Stories from the Bible

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Have you ever had a ‘change of heart’? Or have you ever felt sure you didn’t like something or someone, only to become their biggest fan? This story from the New Testament is about the man who came to be known as St Paul. He […]

Church Colours

Why are special colours used during the church year?

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Church Colours

Why are special colours used during the church year?

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What is your favourite colour? Does your school have a special colour? Is their a sports team that you support – do they have a special colour? Did you know that some churches use special colours to help them celebrate or remember special times during […]

The Lord’s Prayer

How should I pray?

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The Lord’s Prayer

How should I pray?

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What is prayer and how do Christians pray?   Our Father who is in heaven, holy is your name Jesus starts by saying how great God is. Jesus calls God ‘Father’.This is important for Christians. It shows that God is like a loving dad. It […]

Jesus: ‘I am…’

How did Jesus describe himself?

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Jesus: ‘I am…’

How did Jesus describe himself?

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Jesus used many different ways to describe himself. In John’s gospel Jesus used what we now call the ‘I am…’ sayings. In this page you can read more about these sayings and think about what they might mean.