This resource provides a fun and reflective activity relating to Lent and new beginnings. It supports the Here I Am topic Self-Giving, but can be easily adapted to suit your requirements. The activity can be used in collaboration with our Lent Calendar and Lent Liturgy to form part of your meaningful preparations for Easter.
The Advent Liturgy can be used as an assembly or RE lesson to get your children involved in Advent. It can be done all in one go or spread over the four weeks of Advent. Materials also include an Advent Calendar, Colouring Activity, and an Advent Wreath Activity where children can be creative and reflect on what the candles represent.
The Jesse Tree dates back to the Middle Ages. It originated in Europe in connection with Mystery Plays. The use of a Jesse Tree during the Advent season is a great way to ‘show and tell’ the story in which the ‘coming’ (advent) of Jesus is the culmination. This resource suggests a story for every day of Advent and provides accompanying symbols which can be decorated and used to hang on the Jesse Tree/branch.
This Advent activity and accompanying PowerPoint are part of a series of Advent activities that help pupils learn about how children around the world prepare for Christmas during Advent. This activity is clasified as KS2 but could easily be adapted for KS1. It focusses on the Polish tradItion of sharing 'oplatek' and wishing each other well.
A quick Advent activity that could form part of an RE lesson aimed at KS1 but can be used in KS2 as well. This is the first of six Advent and Christmas activities that can help pupils learn about how children around the world prepare for Christmas during Advent.
Our popular Lent Calendar features a reflection, prayer, or activity for every day of Lent and can be used by individual children or as a whole class. The calendar can be used in collaboration with our Lent Liturgy and Lent Activity to form part of your meaningful preparations for Easter.
A simple PowerPoint that brings an interactive element to our traditional Advent Calendar. Open the windows to reveal a reflection, prayer, or activity for each day of Advent. Simply click your mouse or use your keyboard arrow keys, as with a normal PowerPoint presentation, to open the windows one by one. To open only a specific window, remain on Slide 1 and click on the relevant window. To close it again, click on the Mission in Malawi logo and you will return to Slide 1. Once you have opened window 24, click to see a Christmas picture.
The second of six Mission Together Advent and Christmas activities focussing on preparations by children in other countries for Christmas. This was is suitable for KS1 and 2.
The third Mission Together Advent and Christmas Activity aimed at teaching children about the preparations during Advent for Christmas by children in other countries. This activity is more suitable for KS2.
Our Advent Calendar is a fun and thoughtful resource, counting down to Christmas in a meaningful way. Each day contains a reflection, prayer, or activity.
The liturgy focuses on Lent and new beginnings and can be used as part of an RE lesson or assembly. It supports the Here I Am topic Self-Giving, but can be easily adapted to suit your requirements. The liturgy can be used in collaboration with our Lent Calendar and Lent Activity to form part of your meaningful preparations for Easter.
Learn how to use our special mission rosary which is made up of beads in five different colours.
This resource tells the story of Sister Dorothy Stang, a lady who dedicated her life to helping others, and was eventually killed for her efforts. The activity encourages pupils to explore what made Dorothy such an inspirational figure and modern missionary, and encourages them to consider what they can do in their own lives. This resource can be used in any school, religious or otherwise, focussing mainly on the life of someone who chose to devote her life to helping those most in need. It fits in particularly well with those following The Way, The Truth and The Life programme of study.
A quick Advent activity and accompanying PowerPoint that could contribute to an RE lesson. This is part of a series of Advent activities that help pupils learn about how children around the world prepare for Christmas during Advent.
Our Advent Liturgy and accompanying images this year have a special focus on Malawi and the missionaries who help the people there. The liturgy supports the Here I Am topic 'Visitors' and can be used as a one-off assembly or be easily adapted for use throughout Advent.
This Summer Liturgy supports the Here I Am theme Holidays/Holydays but can be used with any RE scheme. It focuses on the celebration of Pentecost and asks children to consider special days in their lives. The liturgy also encourages children to remember children around the world by praying and sharing with them.
A great school fundraising day; raising awareness of the needs of children around the world and encouraging children to help. Mission Together works overseas to provide help where it is most needed; from funding schools and orphanages to ensuring access to medicine and food. Our mission is to teach children about the world in which they live and encourage them to make it a better place through prayer and sharing. Children overseas desperately need your help and we would be so grateful for your support. For more information and ideas for a Day of Many Colours, visit www.missiontogether.org.uk
Originally a resource for the Here I Am scheme of work, this liturgy can be used at any time of the year and in any Catholic school, no matter what RE programme they follow. This liturgy introduces children here to the children of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It tells the story of Jesus from Luke 22: 7-23 and encourages children to share and help others.
Originally a resource for the Here I Am scheme of work, this liturgy can be used at any time of the year and in any Catholic school, no matter what RE programme they follow. This liturgy talks about special places around the world. It refers to Psalm 72 and tells children of the importance of helping others.
Robert and his friends in Malawi need your help. They need you to pray for them and to share what you can through your Mission Together Red Box. Your mission is to send them your love and to help build classrooms and schools. Your sharing and prayers will change the lives of many children. Can you build a classroom of prayers in your school?
Our Mission Together Newsletter for 2011-2012 introduces children here to the children of Chipoka in Malawi. Follow Robert as shows you around his school and village and introduces you to his friends. This newsletter is made to accompany the Mission Together Malawi Assembly, but it can be used alone or in conjunction with our Malawi CD-Rom. We welcome you to visit our website and order free paper copies of the Children's Newsletter which folds out into a large poster featuring a map of Malawi. www.missiontogether.org.uk