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Peace is possible with your help

As we gather with our friends and family this Christmas, it’s the perfect time to remember people around the world whose lives have been damaged by conflict.

Violence robs people of the chance to fulfil their God-given potential. It tears families apart and leaves children fearful, anxious and traumatised.
 
By using our church resources to support our Christmas Aid Christmas Appeal, you and your church can stand together with people on the frontline of peacemaking – like Bishop Paride Taban.

Love, joy, peace

Bishop Paride (above) is a UN peace prize winner and member of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC). Together with Christian Aid, he and the SSCC have been calling for peace in South Sudan.

Bishop Paride believes that peace is something you practice and every day he repeats 28 words for peace starting with ‘Love, joy, peace'. He says, ‘If all put these words into their hearts, and every day they repeat them, there will be peace in South Sudan.'

28 words: A prayer for peace

Download your resources below

Christmas Appeal church resources pack

Contains a short talk, prayers, a 5-minute children’s interactive talk, sermon pointers and lots of ideas for you and your church.

Christmas Appeal dove decoration

A beautiful dove decoration to hang up at home or in church. Print it, cut it out, put it together and add your own festive message inside!

Christmas Appeal children in church activities

Christmas Appeal children in church activities

Christmas Appeal church poster

Use this poster for your events this Christmas. Print it off and fill in your own event details.

Christmas Appeal worship resources

Use these worship resources with your church during Advent and Christmas.