Forgiveness

A key Christian concept, central to the Christian message, found in the Lord's Prayer and elsewhere: to voluntarily put aside one's anger at someone else, and instead search for reconciliation.

Act out and explore the Lord's Prayer

Whole schoolRE, Collective WorshipCross-curricular links
This activity might provide a useful addition to school-based activities relating to World War I, by taking a 'military-style' kinaesthetic approach to learning the Lord's Prayer. Some schools might want to incorporate it collective worship.

Exploring Narnia and Christianity - a reflective story

Whole schoolRE, Classroom Reflection
The world of Narnia offers a place of intrigue and imagination. There are many ways in which The Chronicles of Narnia stories offer the opportunity to explore aspects of the Christian faith.

Exploring Values with the Bible - Forgiveness

Whole schoolClassroom Reflection
This is a series of thoughts linked to the value of forgiveness. Each value can be used as the theme for collective worship, the focus for classroom reflection and the subject matter for main hall or quiet corner displays.

A friendship break-up

Whole schoolCollective Worship
The story of Onesimus, a runaway slave, who becomes a Christian and is then urged to return home to his master