Christianity around the World and Where in the World? support material

Below you will find a range of support material linked to the Christianity around the World and  Where in the World? Barnabas RE Day themes.

Christian festivals around the world

Exploring Christian Festivals around the World in Collective Worship is a free downloadable resource of photos and background information on Christian festivals as they are celebrated in various countries, with ideas for use in collective worship. Also beneficial for RE and other subject lessons.

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Photos from the resource (Flickr)

Churches from around the world

Photos of churches from around the world can be downloaded from Flickr, either individually or as a full set.

Images  Ideas on churches

Crosses from around the world

Images of crosses can be downloaded from Flickr, either individually or as a full set. We also have ideas that provide background information, Bible links and craft ideas for more crosses from around the world.

Images  Ideas on the cross

Ideas on Christianity around the world

The following ideas, for use in RE, collective worship or other subjects, explore aspects of Christianity from around the world:

  • God is so good - explores a simple song of worship from around the world
  • Janani Lawum from Uganda - the story of Archbishop Janani Lawum whose Christian faith led him to act courageously and take risks on behalf of others who were suffering

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Nativity sets from around the world

Videos on BRF's YouTube channel of Chris Hudson speaking with Martyn Payne, author of Where in the World?, about his collection of nativity sets from Vietnam, Russia and South America.



An idea for using these videos as a lesson resource, exploring the significance of the story for Christians around the world.

How to use these videos

Music from around the world

Further world church songs - the Worship Workshop website has a range of world church songs: