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Making an Easter Garden

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Making an Easter Garden is a fun and easy way to find out more about what happened at the first Easter and why it is so important to Christians. Watch this film to hear the Easter story and to find out how to make an […]

Christingle

What is the significance of a Christingle

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Christingle

What is the significance of a Christingle

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Click here a ‘Make a Christingle’ Sheet 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 […]

Advent Adventures

A Free Downloadable Collective Worship Resource

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Advent Adventures

A Free Downloadable Collective Worship Resource

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THE ADVENT ADVENTURES ‘Advent Adventures’ is a resource for use in Collective Worship at Christmas. The 10 monologue scripts tell the unfolding ‘big story’ of Christmas and can be used daily across the two weeks in the lead up to the Christmas holidays in assemblies […]

Easter and Holy Week

What happened at that first Easter?

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Easter and Holy Week

What happened at that first Easter?

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Easter is the most important of all the Christian festivals. Use these sheets to explore the events of Holy Week, leading up to Easter. The first sheet is a simple ordering activity and the second encourages the children to reflect more deeply about the significance […]

Resurrection

An animated retelling

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Resurrection

An animated retelling

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This is a short animated retelling of one biblical account of the resurrection.

The Crucifixion

Animated retelling

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The Crucifixion

Animated retelling

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This is a short animated retelling of the crucifixion.

The Last Supper and Arrest

An animated retelling

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Last Supper

The Last Supper and Arrest

An animated retelling

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This is a short animated retelling of the Last Supper and Jesus’ arrest

The Anointing

An animated retelling

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The Anointing

An animated retelling

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This is a short animated retelling of Jesus’ anointing at Bethany.

Palm Sunday

An animated version of the events of Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

An animated version of the events of Palm Sunday

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This is a short animated retelling of the events of Palm Sunday.

Resurrection evidence

What happened to the body?

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Resurrection evidence

What happened to the body?

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After Jesus was crucified, his body was placed in a cave and a large rock was rolled in front of the entrance. Roman guards were ordered to stand and keep watch over it to ensure that the body wasn’t stolen. However, after three days, Christians […]