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Film by Blue School, Wells pupils re LOCKDOWN

December 2020

Film by Blue School, Wells pupils re LOCKDOWN

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Video resources

December 2020


GoChatter Videos

Our friends at GoChatter Videos have over 90 quality Christmas video resources for churches to use in their Christmas services this year! These include customisable videos, Nativity service packs and carol lyric videos. Their resources make it easy to jazz up and customise your Christmas services, and promote them to your local community- whether online or in person, whether you're planning a carol service or a family nativity service.
More Christmas Videos

Christian Vision also have a wonderful selection of Christmas videos including Light of the World, Rethink Christmas and a modern version of the Nativity. All are free to download and use.
Brilliant Bible Society resource: A Nativity Rhyme for Christmastime
Nativity Resources

Why not check out this fantastic range of Nativity resources available for your church services. Here's a brilliant video animation from the Bible Society, guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face and bring a fresh perspective to the Nativity.

Or try The Lockdown Nativity - engage members of your congregations to play various parts, wear tea towels on heads, and share the nativity in an innovative way this Christmas via Zoom.

The Nativity Escape Room is also a fantastic resource for children and young people, taking them on a wonderful activity-laden adventure of unlocking the mysteries of Jesus’s birth.

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VIRTUAL PRAYER BAG A Diocese of Northampton Northampton Religious Education Service resource

December 2020

Diocese of Northampton Northampton Religious Education Service

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The Young Testament book series

December 2020

The Young Testament book series is a kids'-eye view of the Jesus story by Writers' Guild award winner L R Hay. Full length retellings of the Gospels with the children as the main characters, aimed at 8-12s. Joseph's Boy is the Christmas one - feel free to make use of Lynn's YouTube readings, or contact her (@jairus_girl on Twitter) to arrange a Zoom reading/Q&A for your class.

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Fruitful ways for the exploration of children’s faith/spiritual life in the home

December 2020

How do church primary schools facilitate opportunities for children’s exploration of faith and spiritual life in the home?
The Faith in the Nexus research project has identified the fruitful ways in which twenty church primary schools (working in collaboration with churches and other interested stakeholders) facilitate opportunities for the exploration of children’s faith/spiritual life in the home. The research findings emerged from research focus group interviews with 450 participants (pupils, parents & staff), and an online survey with 1000 participants across 20 church primary schools in England.

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