GIFT Team - Growing In Faith Together
“It is up to you, young followers of Christ, to show the world that faith brings happiness and a joy which is true, full and enduring.” Pope Benedict XVI
St Edmund's GIFT Team are a group of year 5 and 6 pupils who have been appointed by our school and parish Priest - Fr John - to provide a joyful witness to Christ in our school.
We are missionary disciples sent to spread the Word of God throughout the school and the school community.
The aims of St Edmund’s GIFT Team are:
- To help the school to grow as a community of faith
- To encourage the pupils to live their faith in daily living
- To support Liturgy, prayer and spiritual life of the school
- To involve pupils in fundraising for charities
- To continue to develop strong links with the Parish
- To support the school in its Mission Statement
The GIFT Team working collaboratively with the GIFT Team from CTK to develop Big Questions that are used at the beginning and end of each Come and See theme.
The GIFT Team lead lunch time prayer groups.
The GIFT Team plan and deliver whole school Collective Worship to celebrate the Liturgical Year.
Members of the GIFT Team had a very special trip to Salford Cathedral to visit the Relics of St Bernadette. After their visit, the team delivered an assembly to KS2 to tell them all about their experience.
During Holy Week, the GIFT Team visited a local care home and delivered a sensory Stations of the Cross.