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Why do Christians go to church?

Being a member of a church is an important thing for most Christians but what actually happens there? Do Christians only go there on a Sunday? And why do Christians go to church?

This interactive page helps you to explore more about why Christians go to church and what exactly happens there.

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Question Pod

What is prayer?

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The Question Pod films attempt to answer the big questions around Christianity in a fun and relevant way. In this film The Question Pod team tackle the question ‘What is prayer?’ and use a song from Big Ministries to help explain a Christian view of prayer.

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 Apostles’ Creed

What do Christians believe?

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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 – […]

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 […]

An Introduction to Prayer and Worship

What is so important about prayer and worship?

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An Introduction to Prayer and Worship

What is so important about prayer and worship?

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What are prayer and worship? And why do Christians think they are so important. In this film the areas of prayer and worship are explored through the eyes of a group of young Christians. Throughout the film they explain what they understand by prayer and […]

Meet a Christian

What does it mean to be a Christian?

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Meet a Christian

What does it mean to be a Christian?

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In this short film Jack meets Andi’s friend, Simeon. Jack finds out what it means for Simeon to be a Christians and answers questions such as: Do you have to go to church every week? Do you wear something special for church? When and how […]

Dress a vicar

Which colours are used at special times in the church?

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Dress a vicar

Which colours are used at special times in the church?

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Drag and drop the robes on to the vicar to learn more about when and why the different robes are worn. Note: At the moment, this game only works on computers, not tablets or phones.

Learn about Prayer

What do Christians believe about prayer?

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Learn about Prayer

What do Christians believe about prayer?

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Prayer is an important part of everyday life for Christians. Use this interactive page to discover more about pray. What is prayer? How do Christians pray? Where and when do Christians pray? The page can be used either as a introduction to the topic of prayer […]

Church Tour Part 1

Tour of a Church

What can you find inside a church?

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In this series of films Andi and Jack are shown around the church by Rev Liz and discover the answer to many questions such as: What is a font? Why are candles used in church? What is a pulpit? What happens at the altar and […]

Inside a church…

What can you find inside a church?

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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.

Methodist Church

What is life like in a Methodist Church?

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Methodist Church

What is life like in a Methodist Church?

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Methodist was a nickname given to a group of people who decided that they wanted church to be different than the main Anglican Church. At first, Methodists were known as troublemakers! Nowadays the church is just as ‘respectable’ as any other group of churches. The […]

Prayer – Listening to God

How does God speak to people today?

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Prayer – Listening to God

How does God speak to people today?

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When you want to be friends with someone what do you do? Do you ignore them or do you spend time with them? Obviously you spend time with them. That is how Christians feel about God – they want to spend time with Him. Listening […]

I go to an Orthodox Church

What is it like to go to an Orthodox Church?

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I go to an Orthodox Church

What is it like to go to an Orthodox Church?

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What is it like to go to an Orthodox Church? Why are candles lit? What is an icon? Why is it there? What is the Divine Liturgy?    

Special Places

What makes a place special?

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Special Places

What makes a place special?

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What makes a place special? Do you have a special place that you like to go to? What makes a place special for Christians? Why is a church special? What is a thin place? What are places of pilgrimage? What makes them special?

Church Tours

What are some of the most important features in these Christian buildings?

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Church Tours

What are some of the most important features in these Christian buildings?

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Church buildings come in all shapes and sizes. Take a guided tour around a few church buildings belonging to different Christian denominations. What do they have in common? What makes them different? Can you spot a font, a pulpit and a lectern? What art is […]

Westminster Abbey

Take a virtual tour of the queen's abbey.

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Westminster Abbey

Take a virtual tour of the queen's abbey.

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Westminster Abbey, London, belongs to the Queen and is independent from the rest of the Church of England. Kings and Queens have been crowned and buried here since 1066, and many great national heroes and events are celebrated and remembered here. Take a virtual tour […]

St. David’s Cathedral

Take a virtual tour of this remarkable building

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St. David’s Cathedral

Take a virtual tour of this remarkable building

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Who gave the Cathedral the Chapel of St. Thomas Becket? Who was Edward the Confessor? What sits in the shoulder of St David’s statue? To find out more take a virtual tour of St. David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Click on one of the circles to see pictures […]

Prayer

How and why do Christians pray?

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Prayer

How and why do Christians pray?

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Do you have a friend that you like to talk to? Do you always talk or do you sometimes listen to them? Do you ever write them letters or phone them up? For Christians prayer is like having a conversation with their best friend. It […]

Jesus’ teaching on Prayer.

What did Jesus teach people about prayer?

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Jesus’ teaching on Prayer.

What did Jesus teach people about prayer?

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The Bible tells us that Jesus spent a lot of time praying. Jesus saw prayer as very important because it was a way of him spending time with God, the Father. One day Jesus sat with his friends and taught them how they should pray. […]