Silent Night stories, talks and sketches 

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Many of the acts of heroism and sacrifice in World War 1 help to explain something of the greater love of Jesus; love that extends to our neighbours and even to our enemies. Use these stories, short talk-outlines and sketches as part of your Silent Night Carols event.

A video from Tearfund to use at your Silent Night Carols event

SGM Lifewords’ pack of downloadable resources to help you bring 'Silent Night' to life in Christmas services and outreach events.

Silent Night –a narrative for three readers based on the free SGM Lifewords booklet Silent Night

Christmas Eve Script - a 5 minute drama sketch, ideal for children’s groups

Christmas Truce Script - a 3 minutes drama sketch that retells the story of the Christmas truce

The Gift of Christmas – an outline for a short talk

Bolton's Stadium Carols Script - a modern nativity based around a football club

Noel Chavasse - one of only three people to be awarded a Victoria Cross twice

Edith Cavell - executed for enabling Allied soldiers to escape from German-occupied Belgium

Woodbine Willie - an Anglican priest who won the Military Cross for his reckless courage in WW1

A timeline and teaching resources for World War 1 commemorations to use in schools from YFC

Greater Love Lesson Plans for KS2 and KS3, devised by Scripture Union