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A space for resources to help RE teachers and their students explore the Christian faith

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Christian Key Words and Definitions

Christian Symbols

What do the Christian symbols mean?

Christmas: Church Practices at Christmas

How is Christmas celebrated in churches?

Church

What is church, and what does it mean to Christians?

Church: A Day in the Life of a Monk

Read through this timeline to find out how a monk's day is structured...

Church: A Day in the Life of a Monk

A timeline of life as a monk at Downside Abbey, Somerset

Church: A Timeline of its History

Find out about the background of the Christian Church

Church: A Welsh Chapel

What is life like in a Welsh Chapel?

Church: Anglican Worship

How is liturgy used in the Church of England?

Church: Christian Denominations

What is it like to lead a Christian community?

Church: Christians United

How do churches meet together in their communities?

Church: Christians United

Do Christians from different churches ever meet together?

Church: Colours

What colours are used throughout the Roman Catholic year?

Church: Colours of the Church Year

What colours are used throughout the church year?

Church: Communion

What do Christians celebrate at Communion, and why is it so important?

Church: Communion

Why and how do Christians celebrate this really important shared meal?

Church: Denominations

Why are there different denominations?

Church: Dissolution of the Monasteries

How did Henry VIII's personal life affect the Church in the 16th century?

Church: History of the Church of Scotland

How did the Church of Scotland begin?

Church: History of the Early Church

How did the Church begin?

Church: How Did the Roman Catholic Church Start?

Find out about how Emperor Constantine introduced Christianity to the Roman Empire

Church: How to Become a Monk or a Friar

Can you become a monk overnight?

Church: Independent Churches

What is life like in an independent church?

Church: Inside a Church...

What can you find inside a church?

Church: Inside an Orthodox Church

Explore the key features of an Orthodox church

Church: Inside an Orthodox Church

An orthodox Christian's guide to their church

Church: John Smyth and the Baptist Church

How did the Baptist Church begin?

Church: Life in a Monastery

How do monks live their lives?

Church: Life in the Church of Scotland

Sacraments in the Church of Scotland

Church: Life of a Welsh Chapel Minister

Cymraeg and English versions

Church: Medieval Churches

How did they evolve in the middle ages?

Church: Roman Catholic Leaders

What is the role of the Catholic priest?

Church: Roman Catholic Mass

How do Catholics worship God?

Church: Structure of the Anglican Church

Who is who in the Anglican Church?

Church: The Baptist Church

What's life in a Baptist Church like?

Church: The Baptist Church

How did the Baptist Church begin?

Church: The Book of Common Prayer

How did the Book of Common Prayer come about?

Church: The Celtic Church

How did the Celtic Church spread?

Church: The Church of Scotland

What is worship in the Church of Scotland like?

Church: The Church of Scotland's Work in the Community

How does the Church of Scotland care for the community?

Church: The Early Church

What were the very first churches like?

Church: The Elim Pentecostal Church

How did the Elim Pentecostal Church begin?

Church: The English Reformation

How did it come about?

Church: The Free Church of Scotland

One person's experience of life in the Free Church of Scotland

Church: The Free Church of Scotland

How did it start, and how is it different?

Church: The Independent Church

What is an independent church like?

Church: The Methodist Church

What is life like in a Methodist Church?

Church: The Orthodox Church

What does an Orthodox Church look like?

Church: The Pope

Learn all about the leader of the Roman Catholic Church...

Church: The Quakers

What does it mean to be a Quaker?

Church: The Quakers

How did the Quaker movement begin?

Church: The Roman Catholic Church

What is the Catholic Church?

Church: The Salvation Army

What is it like to be a member of the Salvation Army?

Church: The Salvation Army

What does the Salvation Army do?

Church: The United Reform Church

What is the URC?

Church: Visit Three Types of Church

Come & see inside different types of church buildings

Church: Visiting an Anglican Church

What is life like in the Anglican Church?

Church: What do Christians do at church?

What happens inside a typical church?

Church: What does the Bible say about the Church?

How does the Bible describe the Church?

Church: What is the Church?

A building or a group of believers?

Church: Why do people become monks?

Listen to one monk's experience

Church; A life dedicated to God

What is it like to be a monk, a friar or a nun?

Church; Christianity in the Tudor Era

How did the Church evolve during the 16th century? View this timeline to find out

Communion

What do Christians remember during communion?

Communion: Remembering Jesus' Death

How do Christians remember Jesus' death on the cross?

Easter: A Catholic Celebration of Maundy Thursday

What happens during a Catholic Maundy Thursday service?

Easter: A Good Friday Service in a Catholic Church

How do Catholics remember Jesus' death?

Easter: Catholic Vigil

How do Catholics celebrate the resurrection of Jesus?

Easter: Maundy Thursday

How do churches mark Maundy Thursday?

People: John Wesley

How did the Methodist Church start?

People: Martin Luther

Why was Martin Luther so important for the Christian church?

Places: A Guided Tour of St. Davids Cathedral

Explore St. Davids Cathedral with Canon Dorrien Davies

Places: Canterbury Cathedral

A virtual tour of the most important church buildings in the world

Places: John Wesley's Chapel

Enjoy a virtual tour of Wesley's chapel

Places: St Davids Cathedral

Enjoy a virtual tour of the cathedral...

Places: St. Davids Cathedral

Take a virtual tour of this remarkable building

Places: St. Davids Cathedral, Cymraeg

Explore St. David's Cathedral with Canon Dorian Davies

Places: Tyr Pererin

House of the Pilgrim, St David's

Places: Westminster Abbey

Take a virtual tour of the queen's abbey.

Places: Westminster Cathedral

Enjoy a virtual tour of the cathedral...

Places: Westminster Cathedral

Take a virtual tour around this spectacular building

Places: York Minster

Take a virtual tour around this cathedral

Rites of Passage: Roman Catholic Sacraments

What are the seven sacraments?

Roman Catholic Glossary

A list of keywords and definitions

Social Justice: The Wild Goose

A Christian response to homelessness

The Apocrypha

Why do Catholic Bibles have more books than other versions?

The Bible: A Catholic View

What does a Catholic Friar have to say about the Bible?

The Church

What exactly is meant by Church?

The Pentecostal Church

What is life like in a Pentecostal church?

Tour of a Welsh Chapel

Cymraeg and English versions

Trinity: God, The Holy Spirit

Who is the Holy Spirit?

Worship: Christian Art

How can ancient Celtic art influence contemporary Christian art?

Worship: Different Styles of Christian Worship

How do Christians use music in worship?