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What is celebrated at Harvest?

Use these sheets to explore Harvest as a thanksgiving festival and the idea of why saying thank you is important.

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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 […]

The woman caught in adultery

Use these questions to discuss the importance of forgiveness and Jesus' teaching on judgement

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Use these questions to discuss the importance of forgiveness and Jesus' teaching on judgement

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Jesus calms a storm

Use these questions to discuss the miracle of Jesus calming the storm in more depth.

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Use these questions to discuss the miracle of Jesus calming the storm in more depth.

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How to make a palm cross

Follow these easy instructions to make a palm cross

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How to make a palm cross

Follow these easy instructions to make a palm cross

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Signs and Symbols

Use these sheets to discuss the idea of symbols and to focus on the key Christian symbols

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Signs and Symbols

Use these sheets to discuss the idea of symbols and to focus on the key Christian symbols

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Use these sheets and ideas to make the most of a church visit

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Visit to an Anglican Church

Use these sheets and ideas to make the most of a church visit

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What robes does a vicar traditionally wear during the Christian year?

Use these sheets to explore in a creative way what a vicar wears and the colour of the robes.

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What robes does a vicar traditionally wear during the Christian year?

Use these sheets to explore in a creative way what a vicar wears and the colour of the robes.

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The Christian calendar and colours of the Church year

Use these resources to explore the symbolic colours used throughout the Christian year.

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The Christian calendar and colours of the Church year

Use these resources to explore the symbolic colours used throughout the Christian year.

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The Anglican Church, together with the Roman Catholic Church and others, use a calendar that divides the year into different seasons. The tradition has grown up for the seasons to be associated with different colours. Click here to download the activity sheet  Click here to […]

What do we learn from a healing miracle?

Explore and answer these questions on the sheet about the miracle of the healing of the paralytic man

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What do we learn from a healing miracle?

Explore and answer these questions on the sheet about the miracle of the healing of the paralytic man

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Harvest

How is Harvest celebrated?

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Harvest

How is Harvest celebrated?

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Harvest festivals have been celebrated since ancient times and although they are not part of the traditional church year, many churches now celebrate harvest some time in the autumn.One tradition teaches that the Harvest Festival used to be celebrated on 1st August and was called […]

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How do we say thank you?

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Harvest Festival

How do we say thank you?

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Harvest is a time when Christians say, ‘thank you’ for all of God’s provisions. In this sheet the children are encouraged to think about those things that they should be thankful for. Click here to download the Harvest Thanksgiving sheet  

Harvest Festival

What happens during a harvest festival?

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Harvest Festival

What happens during a harvest festival?

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Harvest festivals have been celebrated since ancient times and although they are not part of the traditional church year, many churches now celebrate harvest some time in the autumn. Where does harvest come from? One tradition teaches that the harvest festival used to be celebrated […]

What can we learn from Christian art?

Use this sheet to discuss the issues around Christian art.

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What can we learn from Christian art?

Use this sheet to discuss the issues around Christian art.

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Christian Marriage

Use these sheets to discuss a Christian view of marriage.

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Christian Marriage

Use these sheets to discuss a Christian view of marriage.

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What do Christians believe about our world?

Illustrate these statements to show what Christians believe about our world.

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What do Christians believe about our world?

Illustrate these statements to show what Christians believe about our world.

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Who takes care of us?

Use this sheet to discuss the parable of the Good Shepherd and think about all the people who look after us.

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Who takes care of us?

Use this sheet to discuss the parable of the Good Shepherd and think about all the people who look after us.

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Jesus’ Parables: What does the parable of the Good Samaritan teach us?

Using these sheets discuss both the characters and the most important part of the parable.

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Jesus’ Parables: What does the parable of the Good Samaritan teach us?

Using these sheets discuss both the characters and the most important part of the parable.

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Faith through actions

Use this sheet to discuss prayer, reading the bible, saying thanks and helping others.

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Faith through actions

Use this sheet to discuss prayer, reading the bible, saying thanks and helping others.

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Confirmation

Explore what actions and thoughts take place during a confirmation service

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Confirmation

Explore what actions and thoughts take place during a confirmation service

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