Resource Hub

Need activities and ideas for primary RE, collective worship, church home groups, children’s and families work or for faith in the home?

The BRF Resource Hub is your one-stop shop for free tried and tested ideas from over 20 years of working in primary RE (through Barnabas in Schools) and in resourcing churches.

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A harvest psalm

26.05.2021

A version of Psalm 67 for the whole congregation to use.

Harvest

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A Kashmiri Cross

25.02.2021

An idea for school and home on resilience and overcoming suffering

Hope The Cross

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A labyrinth for Lent

26.05.2021

Ideas for an all-age labyrinth based on a visit to a health spa.

Bible Lent Reflective

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A lame man is healed at the Beautiful Gate

26.05.2021

A fun way to tell the story of the healing of the lame man by…

Apostles Bible John Miracles Peter Storytelling Worship

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A mother's best advice

26.05.2021

This outline explores the story of the miracle of water into wine at Cana with…

Art Drama Miracles Mothering Sunday Storytelling

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A Palestinian Cross: Courage

25.02.2021

Exploring the symbolism of a Palestinian Cross, also called the Cross of St. George.

Courage Saints The Cross

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A Peruvian Christmas

10.02.2021

Background information, Bible links and craft ideas for a session exploring how Christmas is celebrated…

Advent Christingle Epiphany Geography Hope Nativity

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A Remembrance Cross

25.02.2021

Background information, Bible link, story, craft and reflection ideas for a session exploring the cross…

Art History Remembrance Day The Cross

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A Resurrection Cross: celebrating Jesus' victory over Death

25.02.2021

An idea by Martyn Payne of the Barnabas Schools’ Team exploring cross ideas based on…

Easter Lent The Cross

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A rosary cross

26.05.2021

An idea on a Rosary Cross, written by Martyn Payne.

Bible Craft Easter Lent Prayer Storytelling The Cross

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A Secret Cross

25.02.2021

An idea by Martyn Payne of the Barnabas Schools’ Team exploring cross ideas based on…

Art Easter Lent The Cross

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A selection of Christmas readings for children

26.05.2021

This idea contains a variety of readings and poems that could be read by children…

Advent Carol service Christingle Christmas Drama Worship

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A sheep's tale

26.05.2021

A retelling of the story of the shepherds’ visit to see the baby Jesus.

Bible Christmas Nativity Storytelling

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A shudder of angels

26.05.2021

A retelling of the shepherds’ story, in the context of security guards watching over a…

Bible Carol service Christmas Nativity Storytelling Worship

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A Spanish cross

26.05.2021

An idea based on the Spanish cross, written by Martyn Payne.

Bible Craft Easter Lent Prayer Storytelling The Cross

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A special event or holiday club for children

26.05.2021

How does a church create new opportunities to share the Christian story with the majority…

Storytelling

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