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John: an eyewitness account

Films, lesson plans and collective worship pack for Holy Week and Easter

This series of five films shows John and his scribe as they write down his account of the last days of Jesus’ life on earth. From the triumphant entry into Jerusalem to the Resurrection, the films outline the key events of Holy Week and Easter and offer insight into the significance of these events for Christian beliefs.

Please note that all films are available to download from this site.

 

Additional resources

Easter Unwrapped: a series of 5 lesson plans to accompany the films

These lesson plans allow you to explore in more depth the events of Holy Week with classes from age 8 upwards.

‘What Kind of King?’: Five Easter reflections for collective worship.

At his crucifixion, crowds mocked Jesus by calling him a king. For Christians today, however, this is who Jesus is. But what kind of a king? And can we learn anything from Jesus’ character and example today?

1. Rooted

2. Servant-hearted

3. Gracious

4. Sacrificial

5. Undefeated

Click here for an additional, hour-long Easter lesson plan, ‘Why Easter?’

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