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Underground church

An engaging simulation

Experience 'Underground Church'

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to face Christian religious persecution?To have to meet in secret as an ‘Underground Church’?

A moving and engaging simulation for small groups, Christian unions, and world mission events. We come to you…

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  • do you meet?
  • does it feel?
  • do you sing when you can’t make any noise?
  • do you react, and what do you say when challenged?

“Remember those in prison as if you were your their fellow-prisoners, and those who are ill-treated as if you yourselves were suffering” – Hebrews 13 v 3

To help us obey this command, we have developed a simulation experience to provide a small taste of what life is like for believers in countries where Christians face religious persecution.  Send us an enquiry

More about ‘Underground Church’

Who is at aimed at?

  • Groups of 10-20 people willing to enter a world of Christian religious persecution
  • Ideal for small group sessions, such as cell/home groups, Christian unions, mission/bible colleges etc.
  • Can be adapted to be part of a church service


What can we expect?

  • A small group bible study during the experience
  • A moving, maybe even frightening example of the issues and dangers faced by persecuted Christian believers
  • A debrief with time to share and reflect
  • A short presentation about how People International work with believers facing religious persecution

A warning

You need to expect everything to be very different as an unfamiliar world unfolds before you, with the need to look over your shoulder, check constantly, and be ready for any eventuality.

We can't say anymore!

But maybe it all starts before you even arrive…




What folk are saying about the ‘Underground Church’ simulation…

“Realistic, gripping, thought-provoking and humbling. Highly recommended! A wonderful experience that will stir you to pray for brothers and sisters across the world in far tougher situations than your own.”

Church Pastor

“This is one of the best things my church has organised for the last 10 years!”

Church member

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