Monday, March 21, 2011

Passion Sunday April 17

Leader: Be merciful to us O God.
Children: Sometimes we have terrible, bad, no good days.
All: Our eyes grow weak with sorrow, our soul and bodies with grief
Leader: But we will trust in you, O God.
Children: No matter what happens, you are our God.
All: Let us know your presence is here O God
Save us in your unfailing love.

Palm Sunday April 17

Leader: Open up the gates of justice, right relationship, and faithful love.
Children: Give thanks to God, because his love never gives up.
All: We give thanks because God calls us and saves us.
Leader: This is the gate through which the righteous may enter
Children: Jesus is the way.
All: Give thanks to the Lord for he is good,
His love endures forever

April 10, 2011

April 10

Leader: From the deepest places, we cry out to you Lord.
Children: Lord, is your cell phone on? Will you take our call?
All: We wait for the Lord. We wait for the Lord.
Leader: Our wrong doing is evident but forgiveness is your very nature.
Children: Jesus is always ready to listen and to talk.
All: We put our hope in Jesus Christ, his unfailing love, his full redemption.

April 3, 2011

Leader: The Lord is our Shepherd. Listen to his voice.
Children: He keeps us on the right path, he keeps us safe.
All: The Lord is faithful and true.
Leader: The Lord is with us, in life and in death.
Children: You treat us to a feast, and we are your special guests!
All: Your kindness and love will always be with us
And we will live forever in your house, O Lord.

March 27

Leader: Come on everybody, let’s make some noise!
Children: Who is the best? Who is the best?
All: The Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods.
Leader: Come, let us bow down in worship
Children: The deepest caves and the highest mountains are his.
All: He is the Lord our Maker, and we are under his care. Praise God!

Monday, March 7, 2011

March 20

Leader: What is the biggest thing around?

Children: Mt Aoraki is our mountain. The Waitaki is our river.

All: Our strength comes from God who made Mt Aoraki,
Who tells the mighty Waitaki where to flow.

Leader: Is our God random? Is our God fickle?

Children: No way! Our God loves us.
He stays awake to watch over us.

All: The Lord protects our very life, now and forever.