What can you see on the table? You can find out what the bread and wine symbolise by reading the Bible story in Luke chapter 22.
Jesus is wearing a Jewish prayer shawl, a white shawl with a blue edge. He is bending down very low. Can you see his face? Why do you think the artist has painted him like this?
What do you think Peter might be saying? What would it feel like to have the Head of your school or even the Queen bend down to wash your dirty feet?
Christians often refer to Jesus as their ‘Servant King’. What do you think Jesus was trying to demonstrate? What was he trying to teach his followers?
How can followers of Jesus (Christians) serve other people today?
This lesson could be followed by work on Mother Teresa, the work of Christian charities, Victorian reformers such as Lord Shaftesbury and Elizabeth Fry, or modern day Christian community projects such as the Watford New Hope Trust. Teaching material available on request.