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Yes! Please send us our Ration Challenge Toolkit for Churches (packed with prayers, sermon starters, discussion guides, and full instructions for hosting your refugee ration meal).


Join churches across Australia and show refugees we’re with them, not against them. 

Refugees need our help now more than at any time since World War II. This June, join hundreds of churches across Australia taking part in the Act for Peace Ration Challenge by sharing a meal of refugee rations - exactly the same rations eaten by refugees living in refugee camps in Jordan – and provide life-saving support to refugees around the world.
Share a refugee ration meal with your congregation during Refugee Week (commencing Sunday 19 June). Learn about and pray for the plight of refugees fleeing conflict and persecution in Iraq and Syria. And raise money to provide rations, medicine and education to help give refugees the strength they need to cope.

Simply fill out the form on the right hand side of this page and we’ll send you everything you need to hold a refugee meal with your congregation, including a Ration Challenge Toolkit for Churches packed with:
  • worship resources for services and bible studies during Refugee Week (19-25 June), including prayers, sermon starters, stories, and discussion guides.
  • full instructions for hosting your refugee ration meal and collecting and returning gifts from your congregation.
  • tips and advice from other churches on how to host a successful and transformational fundraising meal.
Taking part as an individual
Members of your congregation who want to make an even bigger difference to refugees, can also take part in the Ration Challenge as an individual – by eating the same rations as a Syrian refugee for the whole of Refugee Week. But be warned, it’s not for the feint-hearted! When they register, we’ll send them a ration pack with exactly the same food rations a refugee receives in camps in Jordan, as well as instructions on how to take part. Individuals can register at www.actforpeace.org.au/rationchallenge   

Download resources

Download your Church toolkit which contains everything you need to know to hold a refugee meal at your church.
Download your Church toolkit - page printable version

Download your empty belly poster so you can spread the word about your refugee meal event.

Download your PowerPoint presentation
Download your presentation in pdf

VIDEO -"What did the war take from you?"
Download the video "What did the war take from you?"

VIDEO - A message from Fatima

Download the video "A thank you message from Fatima"

Download the PowerPoint presentation featuring 30 pictures for you to share with your community
Download the pictures of your choice to print and put up for a photo exhibition during your event

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Download your Prayer Cards