Christianity around the World and Where in the World? support material
Churches from around the world
Photos of churches and Christian worship from around the world for display in the classroom or as group discussion starters with the children.
Crosses from around the world
Images of the crosses from the A-Cross the World resource book 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.
Festivals from around the world
An idea for using these videos as a lesson resource, exploring the significance of the story for Christians around the world.
Ideas to use in RE
The following ideas explore aspects of Christianity from around the world:
- A world of hellos - explores greetings used 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
- Make an Indian Christmas star - an activity from around the world to celebrate Christmas
- Passion flowers - using the symbolism of a flower to recount and revise key features of the Easter story
- The Easter shout - explores versions of the Easter acclamation from around the world
- The Lord's Prayer worldwide - explores versions of the prayer from around the world
- St Francis' Day - explores the life of St Francis
Useful resources and websites
- CAFOD - CAFOD is the official overseas development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales