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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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What’s so good about Good Friday?

Teaching ideas for secondary-age students

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What’s so good about Good Friday?

Teaching ideas for secondary-age students

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Jesus’ death on the cross is central to the Christian faith. Christians believe that the cross is a symbol of God’s love for the world – that because Jesus died, people can be friends with God. This flexible lesson plan offers ways of exploring this […]

The Cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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The Cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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Is anyone perfect? Is it even worth trying to be perfect? What is sin? Is there any consequence to sin? What does it mean for us that Jesus died on the cross? Find out a Christian view about sin, the impact it has on us […]

The Easter Story

Crucifixion and Burial. What does the Bible say about the Easter Story?

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The Easter Story

Crucifixion and Burial. 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 here […]

The Easter Story: The Centurion’s story

What happened when Jesus was on the cross?

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The Easter Story: The Centurion’s story

What happened when Jesus was on the cross?

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The Bible says that Jesus died by being crucified by the Romans – that is, being nailed to a cross and left to die. The gospels quote a Roman soldier who watched Jesus die as saying ‘Surely this man was the Son of God.’ This […]

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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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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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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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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  Click here to download the confirmation activity sheet

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