Two thousand registered primary schools are now taking part in Open the Book and over 400 schools have registered for the scheme since October 2014. There are now over 11,000 volunteer Bible storytellers going into schools across the UK.
More than 120 children on the island of St Mary’s in the Scilly Isles have been taking part in Open The Book. And, the dramatic re-telling of biblical stories during assemblies has been ‘a bit hit’ according to chaplain, Canon Paul Miller.
A group of excited children dashed over as our truck pulled up outside the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church School in Accra, Ghana. Their buzzing chatter filled the early morning air and they reached into the vehicle, grabbing props and costum...
If you’re thinking of starting a team or joining an existing team, you will learn how to be a part of the growing number of Open the Book storytellers in schools across our land, bringing the Bible to life.
British and Foreign Bible Society operates in England, Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. And we also work with a network of local Bible Societies around the world. Find your closest Bible Society here