While “Lent Madness” is a USA thing, there’s no reason we can’t do our own versions here. Lent is a great time to let the stories of our ancient and modern saints inspire our students – or, at the very least, interest them! At Samuel Marsden Karori, Sarah is giving the girls 3 saints a…

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While you’re not going to want to use videos instead of messages on a regular basis in chapel, there are a number that can be used to complement a message or give stimulus for discussion and feedback during a service. One that would work well in that way is this: What did they get right?…

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If you’re looking for an unusual way of celebrating Lent and helping students learn about saints at the same time, have a look at Lent Madness. Started in 2010, this is a slightly crazy, sports-competition-inspired annual journey to voting a saint in to win the Golden Halo for the year. In the organisers’ words: The…

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Because Stations of the Cross traditionally involve moving around, it may not be the first thing we think of for a chapel service. But Teresa (Cathedral Grammar) enjoyed doing it in a primary school chapel last year, and has recommended a resource you can find here. The potential for Stations in schools is huge! Ask…

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