w/c 18 November 2019
This assembly asks the question, ‘Who do we look to in times of trouble?’ Through a real child’s experience, pupils are encouraged to look to God and responsible adults for support. Also highlighted is the work of Aid to the Church in Need, who support persecuted Christians around the world today.
“Do not be frightened…” Luke 21: 5-19
Key Point / Learning Objective:
- Identify key people they can go to for support.
- Consider how they can support others.
- Learn about how Aid to the Church in Need supports persecuted Christians around the world.
- Identify with their talk partner who they can go to for support.
- Engage with the film and answer questions.
- PowerPoint Presentation.
- Appendix 1 – Gospel Reading.
- Appendix 2 – Interactive Prayer.
- Prepare one child to read Appendix 1 and three to read Appendix 2.
- On Slide 11 of the PowerPoint, you might like to replace the school image with one of your own school or logo.
- If you decide to use British Sign Language for the final prayer, you might like to have a practice!
- Finally, your school might like to take part in the Red Wednesday initiative by Aid to the Church in Need. Click Here for more information.
- Traditional: Be Still and Know That I Am God (melody unknown origin)
- Contemporary: You Will Not Fail Us by Brenton Brown
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