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FIRST COURSE: Nigeria

For your FIRST COURSE we suggest pasta. Why? Because pasta is among the food items which Open Doors partners distribute in Nigerian refugee camps. (Along with rice, powdered milk, nutritional drinks, hygiene supplies and a lot more.)

"We will serve the Lord"

Christians and churches are under attack in Nigeria. In this film we hear from church leaders, widows, and fathers of some of the girls abducted from Chibok.
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How big is your family?

A family-friendly video. Imagine suddenly finding yourself in a family of 45 children! This child-friendly video shows how persecution affects some children in Nigeria.
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placemats

PlaceMats

Prepare your table with these two placemat designs. Placemats for adults/teens include a quiz, real-life story, Bible verse, and discussion question. Children's placemats include a picture to colour in, a real-life story, an easy-to-read version of the Bible verse, and a short prayer.

Download the Nigeria Fast Food Placemats

 
prayer diary

Prayer Diary

The Open Doors Prayer Diary is a unique monthly resource that helps you pray for your persecuted brothers and sisters and the work of Open Doors around the world. It also includes good news stories and answers to prayer.

Download the Open Doors Prayer Diary

 
Letter Writing Guide

LETTER-WRITING

You can support persecuted Christians in Nigeria by writing to them. Read more about the Kura family and the Elisha family here and send a message of encouragement.

Send a message of encouragement

 
recipes

Recipes

Choose any pasta dish you like. Our partners distribute packs of dried spaghetti, so a good old Spag Bol would be fine. Here are some options: Spaghetti Bolognese opens in new tab, Nigerian Jollof Spaghetti opens in new tab, 23 Nigerian Foods The Whole World Should Know And Love opens in new tab.

 

Other Information

Nigeria is number 12 on the Open Doors World Watch List 2017. For more background information, check out the World Watch List section of our website where you can find detailed, country-specific information on the 50 countries where it is most dangerous to live as a Christian.

You can also order your free copy of the Open Doors World Watch Guide 2017, read about the latest global trends in persecution and discover the four responses to persecution. Do you dive and survive, register and submit, flee and live, or stay and die?

 
"You must be kind and show mercy to each other. Don't hurt widows and orphans, strangers, or poor people. Don't even think of doing bad things to each other!"
- Zechariah 7:10