The story of St Andrew

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The story of St Andrew

  1. 1. The Story of St.Andrew
  2. 2. Andrew was one of Jesus’ disciples
  3. 3. After Jesus died Andrew went to Greece to tell everyone about the teachings of Jesus.
  4. 4. The Roman ruler was cross with Andrew for teaching about Jesus.
  5. 5. Andrew was tied to a big wooden cross with ropes until he died. <ul><li>Andrew carried on talking about Jesus for two whole days before he died. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 300 years later a man called Regulus had a dream which told him to carry the bones of St.Andrew to the end of the Earth.
  7. 7. Scotland was so far from Greece he thought it was the end of the Earth.
  8. 8. He landed on the East Coast of Scotland. He buried the bones and built a church on top.
  9. 9. Today there is a town on the spot called St.Andrews.
  10. 10. The Scots made Andrew their Patron Saint and chose as their flag a Saltire (Greek) Cross on a sea blue background.
  11. 11. Now every year on November 30 th Scots remember St.Andrew.

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