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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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An alphabet gospel 1 – things Jesus said

27.05.2021

An alphabet collection of some of the things Jesus said, providing a family focus for…

Teaching of Jesus

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An alphabet gospel 2 – places Jesus went

27.05.2021

An alphabet collection of some of the places Jesus went, providing a family focus for…

Teaching of Jesus

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An alphabet gospel 3 – people Jesus met

27.05.2021

An alphabet collection of some of the people Jesus met, providing a family focus for…

Teaching of Jesus

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Angels, Angels Everywhere - Talking about Christmas

25.02.2021

The theme is the role of the angels in the Christmas story – both their…

Advent Christmas Discussion Nativity Teaching of Jesus

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Art - Jesus and the money changers

25.02.2021

Using classic art to reflect on the story of Jesus using physical violence to ‘cleanse…

Art Courage Fairness Teaching of Jesus

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Beatitudes

28.05.2021

A way-in to talking about how things are in God’s amazing kingdom, with links to…

Craft Teaching of Jesus

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Beatitudes with attitude

28.05.2021

A simple drama game to introduce the teaching of Jesus’ sermon on the mount.

Drama Games Teaching of Jesus

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Celebrate Harvest

02.06.2021

This is an idea for a short act of worship for all ages at Harvest…

Harvest Parables Prayer Storytelling Teaching of Jesus

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Celebrate Holy Week

02.06.2021

The last parable that Jesus used about ‘the rejected stone’ perhaps sums up Holy Week…

Holy Week Parables Teaching of Jesus

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Celebrate the last supper

02.06.2021

This simple outline offers a lively way to tell one incident from the last supper…

Holy Week Storytelling Teaching of Jesus

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Celebrating one in a hundred

02.06.2021

The parable of the lost sheep is possibly one of Jesus’ best-known stories. This outline…

Parables Storytelling Teaching of Jesus

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Christian Prayer - What helps people pray?

25.02.2021

The following outline looks at different ways of praying within the Christian tradition.

Teaching of Jesus

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Churches and children

26.02.2021

An RE lesson exploring what church can mean for children in different parts of the…

Geography Places of worship Teaching of Jesus

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Dracula: darkness afraid of the light

27.02.2021

An idea for collective worship that uses a famous horror story to explain how Christians…

Compassion Discussion Halloween Literacy PSE/PSHE Teaching of Jesus

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Epiphany – the wedding at Cana

04.06.2021

The third of a series of three sessions to pick up the three events we…

Craft Drama Epiphany Miracles Prayer Teaching of Jesus

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Exploring friendship using Bible stories 6: the parable of the unforgiving servant

01.03.2021

A lesson outline exploring the parable of the unforgiving servant with some practical suggestions as…

Drama Forgiveness Friendship Storytelling Teaching of Jesus

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