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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 Christmas triptych

26.05.2021

A triptych is a work of art that is divided into three sections. The following…

Advent Art Bible Carol service Christmas Craft

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A church year line

26.05.2021

This is a teaching activity to help people understand more the pattern of the church…

Advent Ascension Christmas Easter Epiphany Harvest Holy Week Lent Worship

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A dramatic Advent reading

26.05.2021

A performance piece based on key passages from the Bible for Advent for a group…

Advent Bible Drama

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A Filipino Christmas

10.02.2021

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

Advent Christingle Epiphany Geography Nativity

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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 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 Tau Cross

10.02.2021

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

Advent History The Cross

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A Ugandan Christmas

10.02.2021

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

Advent Christingle Epiphany Hope Nativity

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Advent – fun day

26.05.2021

Ideas for activities to use as part of a church Advent fun day.

Advent Craft Drama

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Advent – introducing Advent

26.05.2021

This is a short presentation to introduce the idea of Advent with a children’s group…

Advent Storytelling

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Advent – linking Advent and the St Andrew's cross

26.05.2021

An outline for a session on the story of St Andrew, his special cross and…

Advent Craft The Cross

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Advent – linking Advent and the Tau cross

26.05.2021

An outline for a session introducing the Tau cross, based originally on a letter of…

Advent Craft Storytelling The Cross

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Advent candles

27.05.2021

Prayers and readings for lighting the Advent candles

Advent Prayer

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All-age Advent

27.05.2021

An Advent service outline on the theme of preparing the way for Jesus

Advent Storytelling

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Amos - judgement and justice

27.05.2021

This outline is part of a mini-series for Advent and explores the book of Amos…

Advent Christmas Reflective Storytelling

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Angels everywhere

28.05.2021

An outline that can be used as part of a talk at an all-age service…

Advent Christmas

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