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Prayer

communicating with God, either silently or through words of praise, thanksgiving or confession, or requests for God's help or guidance.

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Set prayer

prayers that have been written down android more than once by more than one person, eg: The Lords Prayer

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Informal prayer

prayer that is made up by an individual using his or her own words.

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Nonconformist

an English Protestant who does not conform to the doctrines or practices the established Church of England

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The Lords Prayer

the prayer taught to the disciples by Jesus; also known as 'Our Father'.

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Worship

religious praise, honour or devotion

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Liturgical worship

A Church service that follows a set structure or ritual.

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Non-Liturgical worship

service that does not follow a set text or ritual

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Informal worship

a type of non-liturgical worship, often spontaneous

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Private worship

when a believer praises or worships on his/her own

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Pilgramage

A special journey to a place of religious significance

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Lourdes

France Pilgramage-has healing water

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Iona

Scotland Pilgramage-'the gateway' spiritually closer to God

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Festival

Day or period of celebration

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Christmas

the day of commemorating the incarnation of Jesus

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Easter

the religious season of celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.

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Street pastor

a christian organisation-hey go out during the night to help people who are drunk or on drugs-they hand out lolly, water, flip flops, hugs, they also sweep glass of the streets

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The Trussell trust

Emergency food bank to help people in crisis. Based on Christian principles, aim is to end poverty and hunger in GB

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Church

the holy people of God, also called the body of Christ, among whom Christ is present; a building in which Christians worship

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church

the building

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Mission

the vocation or calling of areligious organisation or individual to go into the world and spread their faith.

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The Great Commission

Jesus' introduction to his followers that they should spread his teachings to all the nations of the world.

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Missionary

a person sent on a religious mission especially to promote Christianity in a foreign country through preaching of charitable work.

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Evangelism

spreading the Christian gospel by public preaching or personal witness

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Reconciliation

a sacrament in the Catholic Church; also the restoring of harmony after relationships have Broken down.

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Persecution

hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race, or political/religious beliefs

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Sacraments

rites and rituals through which the believer receives a special gift of grace; for Catholics, Anglicans and many Protestants, sacraments are 'outward signs'er 'inward grace'

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Baptism

The ritual through which people become members of the Church; baptism involves the use of water as a symbol of the washing away of sin.

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Protestant

A branch of Christianity, there are many Protestant denominations, but they agree on the central belief that the Bible is the only is the only authority for Christianity.

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Believers' baptism

Initiation into the Church, by immersion in water, of people old enough to understand the ceremony/rite and willing to live a Christian life.

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Infant baptism

the ritual through which babies and young children become members of the Church, where promises are taken on their behalf by adults; the infants is freed from sin and introduced to the saving love of God and the support of the Christian community.

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CAFOD

brings hope and compassion to all faith in poor communities