During this prayer space one reflects on refugees – people who leave their countries for good due to varied reasons, and what the the real essentials in one’s life.

Equipment: belongings of refugees that they usually carry with them when leaving their country on display, backpack templates, pens, pencils, crayons




A refugee is someone who has been forced to leave his house and cannot return to his country safely because of danger. Usually, refugees run away from their countries due to wars, hunger and lack of security.  Imagine you had to leave home forever, what would you take with you?

  • Take a glance at some of the things that refugees usually take with them when they leave their country. 
  • Choose three of these things and on the backpack template write down the things you chose and why.
  • At the back of the same template write a message of hope to a refugee.


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