Monday, December 7, 2009
Children: God says “I will bring you home.”
All: In this new light, we will give thanks to the Lord
Leader: With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation
Children: We light a third candle, the candle of joy.
All: As a covenant people, we will seek to live in the joy of the Lord.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
its builders labor in vain.
All Unless the LORD watches over the city,
the watchmen stand guard in vain.
Children: There is no point in getting up early
And staying up late just to earn a living
Leader: Commit all your ways to the Lord.
Children: Whatever you do, do it for Jesus
All: May the Lord bless our worship and our service,
He is our life and our salvation.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Children: God is our tent, our caravan, our fortress.
All: The Lord God is our refuge and our strength.
Leader: The Lord is with us in all trouble
Children: God is stronger than lions and snakes,
He is bigger than the monsters on TV.
All: We will call upon the Lord, and He will answer.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Children: We’re not very good at waiting.
All: Teach us to use wisely all the time we have.
Leader: Lord, show us your mighty deeds,
Help us to see your mighty hand at work.
Children: We will tell stories of your faithfulness
All: And when morning comes, your love will satisfy all our needs.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Leader: Your Name, O God, is mighty
Children: You are the boss of everything!
All: Hear our prayer O God
Listen to the words of our mouths
Leader: Surely God is our help
The Lord is our sustainer
Children: We will praise you because you are good
All: The Lord has delivered us from all our troubles,
Let us praise the Lord together.
Monday, September 7, 2009
Come, let us consider the source of life
Children: God’s word shines like a lighthouse
All: The fear of the Lord is pure and endures forever
Leader: Come, let us worship together
Children: God’s word is sweeter than honey,
All: By them are your servants warned,
In keeping them are great rewards.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Children: Why should we give God our thanks and praise?
All: The Lord is righteous in all He does.
Leader: Come, let us give thanks and praise!
Children: God listens to those who follow Him
He knows when we try to do the right thing.
All: The Lord redeems his servants
No one will be condemned who takes refuge in Him.
Monday, August 10, 2009
Leader: Shout praises to the Lord!
Children: God has done mighty things!
All: His deeds are glorious and majestic
And his love endures forever.
Leader: Come, let us remember what God has done.
Children: God is always honest and fair,
He can be trusted!
All: The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
He is worthy of praises forever.
Monday, August 3, 2009
Leader: O Lord, hear our cry.
Children: The bottom has fallen out of our world.
All: Out of the depths we cry to you,
From a seas of troubles, we call your name.
Leader: If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins
None of us could stand before you.
Children: But we know that you forgive us.
All. O Lord, we long for you with all that we are
And we put our hope in your word alone.
We wait for you more than watchmen wait for the morning,
For you are unfailing love, and full redemption.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Children: Please be kind to us.
All: Wash us completely clean
From all our sin and guilt.
Leader: Father, we have sinned against you.
Children: You like us to tell the truth.
All: Create in us a new heart,
Renew your Spirit in us
So we can worship you
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Call to worship
Leader: The fool says in his heart
'There is no God.'
All: The Lord looks down from heaven
To see if there are any who understand and seek God.
Children: We’re not silly. We know that God loves us.
All: The Lord is our refuge.
We will rejoice and be glad.
Leader: Let us call on the Lord together.
Children: We know that God is with us this morning.
All: Let us give thanks and praise,
Jesus is our Lord and Saviour.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Bible Sunday, July 19
Leader: Blessed are those who walk according to the law of the Lord
People: Your word, O Lord, is eternal
It stands firm in the heavens.
Children Help us to listen to what you have said.
Leader Blessed are those who seek God with all their hearts.
People Your word is a light to our feet
And a light to our path
Children Help us to obey what you have said.
All Let us worship God together.
(adapted from Ps 119)
Leader The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it,
the world, and all who live in it;
Children Who can come to worship the Lord?
All All those who have clean hands and pure hearts
Those who love God more than anything.
Leader The Lord himself calls creation to worship,
And he has sent his salvation.
Children We receive blessings that we don’t deserve.
All We give thanks and praise to the Lord our God
The King of glory, strong and mighty in battle.
(adapted from Ps 24)