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1

What are the four reasons why people pray

-praise god
- to ask for forgiveness
- seek help
- deepen relationship with god

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What is liturgical worship

-follows a structure
-takes place in a church
-lead by a priest
-set prayers
-hymns
-bible passages are read out

3

What churches do liturgical worship

Catholic
Orthodox
Anglican

4

Name two advantages for liturgical worship

-traditions are passed down
- bible readings follow the Christian calendar

5

What is non liturgical worship

- does not follow set text or ritual
- focuses on bible readings
- takes place in a church
- prayers and hymns

6

What churches do non liturgical worship

Methodist and baptist

7

Name two advantages of non liturgical worship

- services are planned to suit a theme
- puts emphasis on the word of god

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What is informal worship

- meet in private homes
- Quaker worship is silent people speak when moved by god
- charismatic worship involves dancing or singing

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Name two advantages of informal worship

- similar to the worship of the early Christians
- has an emotional more personal impact

10

What is prayer

Communicating with god silently or with words

11

Give for reasons for praying

-praise
-thanks
-confession
-guidance

12

Name a prayer

The lord’s prayer

13

Why might some Christians use their own words

Easier to express themselves

14

Give three reasons why prayer is important

-creates a relationship with god
-helps to accept god
-encourages reflection

15

Give two quotes for prayer

“Forgive is our sins”
“Look to the lord and seek his strength”

16

Give four quotes for worship

“Sing to the lord”
“Those who love me keep my commandments”
“Let them praise your great name”
“Bless us o lord”

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What does an infant baptism mean

-removed original sin
-allows the child to be welcomed into the church
-the parents can thank god for the new baby

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What churches do infant baptisms

Catholic and Anglican

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Two quotes for infant baptisms

“Wash your sins away”
“Let the children come to me (...) for to such belongs to the kingdom of heaven”

20

Give four reasons why baptisms are important

-become a member of the church
-becomes a child of god
-receives god’s grace and the Holy Spirit
-cleansed of sin
-enters a new life with Christ

21

What is an adult baptism why are they important

-people should be old enough to make decisions about their faith
-a life dedicated to Jesus is what saves a person rather than the baptism it’s self

22

Give two quotes for an adult baptism

“For we are all baptised by one spirit”
“So he ordered they be baptised in the name of Jesus Christ”

23

What do Anglicans and Catholics believe about holy communion and why

It becomes the blood and body of Christ as it helps believers share in the saving sacrifice of jesus’ sacrifice

24

What do Protestant Christians believe and why about holy communion

Protestant Christians believe it’s a reminder of the last super and is a symbol of jesus’ sacrifice

25

How does holy communion affect individuals

- receive God’s grace
- strengthens the faith
- become closer to God

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How does holy communion affect communities

-encourages those who are going through difficult times

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How does holy communion affect the wider society

-it encourages Christians to work for equality and justice for all
- churches collect money for the poor

28

Give two quotes for holy communion

“For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes”
“Do this in remembrance of me”

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Name four things that happen in orthodox Eucharist

-hymns are sung and prayers are said
-priest comes through the royal door
-bread and wine is given out
-people can take the bread home

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Name four things that happen in Catholic and Anglican Eucharist

-bible readings
-creed is said
-offerings of bread and wine are brought to the alter
-the priest blesses people

31

Name four things that happen in the United reformed church Eucharist

-prayer and thanksgiving
-last super is said
-bread and wine is passed around
-ends with a prayer

32

Give three reasons for pilgrimage

-seek a cure for illness
-strengthen faith/grow closer to god
-reflect on life/be forgiven

33

Give two impacts of pilgrimage

-gives a better understanding of faith
-helps to feel cleansed of sin

34

What is Lourdes and what is its significance

-A town in France
-Mary appeared to a young girl called Bernadette and told her to dig a hole a spring of water appeared and she was healed of sickness

35

Why do people go to Lourdes

To pray for healing and forgiveness

36

What is Iona and why is it significant

-an island of the coat of Scotland
-St Columba established the monastic community in the 6th century
-there is accommodation

37

Why do people go to Iona

-it’s a place of natural beauty and it’s quiet so people can pray and worship

38

What does Christmas celebrate

-the birth of jesus

39

Give two things that people do during Christmas

-Midnight mass reflects he holiness of jesus’ births
-Give money to charity as God gave jesus to humanity

40

Give two quote for Christmas

“The word became flesh”
“God so loved the world he gave his only son”

41

What does Easter celebrate

Jesus’ rising from the dead

42

What happens on good Friday

It’s when jesus was crucified so services are led by a person carrying the cross

43

What is celebrated on Easter Sunday and what is given out

-celebrates the resurrection
-eggs are given out to celebrate new life

44

Give a quote for Easter

“Christ has risen from the dead”

45

Give three roles of the church

-educate people about Christianity
-campaigns for justice
-supports the local food banks

46

What is the Trussel Trust and what do they do

-they are a food bank
-they run 400 food banks across the uk
-they provide emergency food

47

What is the Oasis Project

-Food bank
-Run a food bank
-offer spiritual and practice help
-run by the Methodist church

48

What is a church give two meanings

-A place of worship for Christians
-a place with holy people of god where Christ is active

49

Give two quotes for the role of the church

“Let the message of Christ dwell amongst you”
“And let us consider how we may spur one another towards love and good deeds”

50

Why do Christians believe they should help the local community

They believe they should help because Jesus taught about agape

51

What is the Ascension Trust

-started in London 2003
-they challenge and focus on anti social behaviour and crime
-they listen to people’s problems

52

What is the Parish nursing ministry

-they provide churches with parish nurses
-they promote spiritual and physical wellbeing
-they provide early diagnosis of problems

53

Give a quote for street pastors

“Faith by its self if not accompanied by action is dead”

54

What is mission

Mission is calling to spread the faith by telling non believers

55

What is evangelism

Spreading the faith by showing faith in jesus by telling others

56

Why do Christians carry out evangelism and mission

-jesus gave his disciples the great commission to spread the gospel
-Christians have a duty to spread the faith through becoming missionaries and evangelists
-persuade people to accept jesus as their Lord and saviour

57

What is the Alpha course

-stared by an Anglican priest in London
-helps people to understand the Christian faith

58

Give a quote for mission and evangelism

“Go and make disciples of all nations”

59

How has the church grown

-the church’s mission is to make disciples
-Evangelism trains new converts to encourage new believers

60

How does the church spread faith

-inviting people to church
-sharing what God has done with others

61

Give an example of an organisation that promotes evangelism

Christ of all Nations

62

What is the world church’s mission

To restore relationships between people and god especially and stop conflict

63

What do the world wide church play an important role in

Reconciliation

64

What is the Irish Churches Peace Project

-brings peace between Protestants and catholics in Northern Ireland
-develops peace between the two denominations

65

What is the Corrymeela community

-brings together people from different backgrounds
-they meet in a centre in Northern Ireland and explore ways of stopping violence

66

Give a quote for the world wide church

“We were reconciled through the death of his son”

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Why do some Christians see persecution as a positive effect

-strengthens the faith
-experience the suffering that jesus suffered

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Give a quote for Christians seeing persecution as a positive effect

“To know the power of his resurrection and precipitation in his suffering”

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What do others Christians do about persecution

The act against it by campaigning for others

70

Give a quote for what Christians do about persecution

“If one part suffers every part suffers with it”

71

How do Christians respond to persecution

With forgiveness and love

72

Give a quote for how Christians respond to persecution

“Overcome evil with good”

73

How do Christians respond to world poverty

-they try to relieve poverty as Jesus did
-they should show jesus to the world through helping others

74

What is CAFOD

-A charity that helps people living in poverty
-gives short term aid such as food during disaster or conflict
-encourages catholic schools to pray and give money

75

What is Tearfund

-works with over 90 000 churches to relieve poverty
-supplies emergency aid after disaster or conflict

76

Give a quote for responses to poverty

“Let is not love with words or speech but with actions”

77

What parable from the bible shows responses to world poverty

The parable of the rich man