Earthquake in Colombia

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Geraldine reduced to tears by TV news report on a Colombian earthquake.

Vicar Geraldine is watching the television news with Hugo, when a report on an earthquake in Colombia reduces her to tears. She has been raising money for a new window for the village church but decides to donate all the money raised to the earthquake victims instead.
From: Vicar of Dibley The Window and the Weather
First Broadcast : 01 December 1994

Teachers' notes

Age Group : 16+

Subject : Religious Education

Topic : Attitudes to wealth, Search for meaning, Values

Keywords : Giving,Helping others, Charity, Place purpose and value of life, Role models,

Notes : Use clip as stimulus to explore attitudes to charity giving and poverty in general. How do religious people help people in need? - look at traditions and customs within different religions. Use in conjunction with clip New Church Window which comes from the same programme and shows what happened to the church window that they were raising money for. Use this clip to support lessons on - Charity, Attitudes to wealth,Giving,Helping others.


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