Monday, December 7, 2009

Advent 3, Year C

Leader: Today is the Third Sunday in Advent. The Lord rejoices over you.
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

ps 127

Leader: Unless the LORD builds the house,
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

Oct 18, from Ps 91

Leader: The Lord Most High is our home.
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

From Ps 90:12-17

Leader: How long O Lord? How long?

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

September 20

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

Ps 19

Leader: Come, let us consider the word of the Lord,
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

Psalm 34

Leader: Come, now is the time to worship.

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

August 16

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

Psalm 130

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

August 2

Leader:The Lord is kind and gracious to all.

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

As Jesus said, in spirit and in truth.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

July 26 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

July 19, Bible Sunday

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)

July 12

July 12

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)