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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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Pray Day

What is it and how can your school get involved?

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Do you want to do something different as a focus for your collective worship? Do you want to involve your pupils in praying for your own and other schools? Is there a group in your school that would be interested in spending some time focused […]

Reflections Remix – science, nature and faith

Why would a Christian scientist care about the world?

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Reflections Remix – science, nature and faith

Why would a Christian scientist care about the world?

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Science or Faith? Which is right? Can you be a scientist and also a Christian? Can you learn from both? Are science and faith always in conflict? Professor John Spicer shares his insight into the world of nature through both the eyes of a scientist […]

Meet a Christian

What does it mean for a young person to be a Christian?

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Meet a Christian

What does it mean for a young person to be a Christian?

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Some young Christians explain what it is to be friends with God through Jesus.

Prayer

Why is prayer so important for Christians?

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Prayer

Why is prayer so important for Christians?

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What is prayer? How do Christians pray? Why do Christians consider prayer so important? Watch this presentation to find out the answer to these and other questions.

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How do you pray?

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A number of Christians explain what prayer means to them and how they actually pray.

Christianity Unpacked – Prayer

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Christianity Unpacked – Prayer

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Prayer isn’t just for church leaders, or just something that people do when things go badly wrong. Many Christians will pray everyday – in the good times and the bad times. There are all kinds of different ways Christians choose to pray. Some Christians practice meditation. […]

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Prayer

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Read about the remarkable tale of a cashier and an armed robber kneeling to pray together in the midst of a robbery. You can watch CCTV footage of the incident here. Some questions for discussion – What is your reaction to this story? Was it […]

The Easter Story

Gethsemane and Jesus' arrest. What does the Bible say about the Easter story?

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The Easter Story

Gethsemane and Jesus' arrest. What does the Bible say about the Easter story?

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The story of Jesus’ arrest, death, burial and resurrection is sometimes referred to as ‘The Easter Story’. It is a story that is told in all four of the Gospels; the books of the Bible which tell what happened in Jesus’ life. The film explains […]

Jesus’ teaching

What did Jesus teach people about prayer?

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Jesus’ teaching

What did Jesus teach people about prayer?

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One of the most famous passages in the Bible is called The Sermon on the Mount (found in Matthew 5-7). Here, Jesus talks about lots of things, including prayer, giving, money, anger, worry, forgiveness, judging others and choosing to follow God. Watch the film to […]

The woman caught in adultery

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

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The woman caught in adultery

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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Jesus calms a storm

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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Visit to an Anglican Church

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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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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Where and how do Christians pray?

Use this sheet to think how Christian pray and what they may say.

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Where and how do Christians pray?

Use this sheet to think how Christian pray and what they may say.

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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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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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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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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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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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