Monday, December 30, 2013

14 January 12

Leader: How glorious and majestic is the Lord God?
All: Let all that live in heaven and earth praise His holy name!

Leader: Can you hear God's voice?
Children: God is louder than a fireworks display!

Leader: Can you see God's creative power?
All: Our God is stronger than earthquakes and floods.

Leader: Do you know the glory of God revealed in creation?
Children: God's world is awesome! Creator God is awesomely awesome!

Leader: The Creator is King, ruler over heaven and earth.
All: The Lord blesses his people with peace.

14 January 5

Leader: Worship the Lord your God O holy city
All: Let Zion, the safe stronghold, praise God
Children: Why? Tell us what God has done!

Leader: God keeps us safe and brings peace to body and soul.
All: God satisfies our deepest longings with the bread of life.
Children: That is good news!

Leader: The Lord keeps all promises.
All: God is Lord over all creation, wind and water included.
Children: Then let's praise God! Hallelujah!

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

13 Dec 29 Christmas 1A

Leader: Hallelujah! Praise God from the heavens!
Children: Praise God, all you angels and all you warriors!

Leader: Praise God sun, moon and shining stars!
Children: Praise him, creepy crawlies and mighty mammals!

Leader: Praise God from the depths of the sea to the highest hights
All: Let all creation and all creatures praise God!

Leader: Let everyone praise God, kings and street people, old and young,
All: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

2013 Christmas Day

Leader: Sing to the Lord a new song!
Children: Shout the good news from sea to shining sea!

Leader: Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise!
All: The Lord reigns!  The Creator reigns! The Holy One reigns!

Leader: Come, bring gifts and celebrate and worship!
Children: Let the animals dance and the trees shout for joy!

Leader: Let the heavens rejoice and the earth be glad!
All: The Lord comes to set everything right on earth!

13 Dec 22

Leader: Hear us, Shepherd of Israel
Children: Turn on your heavenly laser lights!

Leader: Light the way before your chosen flock
All: Come and save us for you alone are our salvation.

Leader: Lord God Almighty, we wait for you
Children: Breathe life breath into us so we can shout your name!

Leader: Take us by the hand with loving care
All: Come and save us for you alone are our salvation!

Monday, November 25, 2013

13 December 15 Advent 3A

Leader: Put your hope in the God of Jacob
Children: God can help! God can bless your socks off!

Leader: God is the Maker of heaven and earth
All: God is faithful and loves those who try to do right

Leader: The Lord defends the oppressed and feeds the hungry
Children: He makes the blind see! He sets trapped people free!

Leader: The Lord watches out for widows and orphans and outsiders,
All: The Lord reigns for all time. Praise the Lord!

13 December 8 Advent 2A

Leader: Praise be to the Lord God, Israel's God.
Children: God helps us know real riches

Leader: The Lord is the one and only wonder working God
All: Let us praise the name of the Lord forever and always.

Leader: The earth is full of the glory of the Lord
Children: God outshines and outlasts the sun.

Leader: The Lord rules in right relationship and brings blessing,
All: Come, let us praise the Lord. Amen.

13 Dec 1

Leader: Let us go to the house of God
Children: Whoop! Whoop!

Leader: Let us find our meaning and purpose in worship
All: We were made for worship!

Leader: Let there be peace in the place of worship
Children: Let us love and care for everyone here!

Leader: Peace is with you!
All: Let us worship the Prince of Peace today.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

13 November 24

Leader: Our God our refuge and our strength
Children: We do not need to be afraid, no matter what happens

Leader: Our God is an ever present help in times of trouble.
All: Even if the mountains should fall into the sea, we will not fear.

Leader: The Lord Almighty is with us
Children: The Lord who made the earth says peace

Leader: Be still and know that the Lord is God
All: Let us exalt the Lord, let us praise God together.

13 November 13

Leader: Let us come and thank the Lord our God
Children: The Lord is our strength and our salvation

Leader: Let us come and thank the Lord.
All: We will trust in God and we will not be afraid.

Leader: Let us come and thank God together
Children: Turn on the taps of the water of life!

Leader: Let us give praise to our holy God.
All: Let us shout and sing and rejoice together.

13 November 10

Leader: The Lord is faithful and righteous in his very being.
Children: God listens to our prayers and knows if we mean them.
All: The Lord fulfills the desires of all those who respect him.

Leader: The Lord watches over all who love him,
Children: The Lord doesn't just watch! The Lord saves us!
All: Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

13 November 3

Leader: Jump for joy! Lift up your hands and praise God.
Children: System reset! Re boot! The white board is white again!
All: God forgives us and we can be transparent and whole.

Leader: If you hold onto your guilt, it weighs you down.
Children: Life is like walking through knee high mud ponds.
All: When we admit our failures to God, God removes our guilt.
We have a fresh start! Praise God! Jump for joy!

13 Oct 27

Leader: Come and praise God, who knows you and loves you
Children: No matter what, God can take care of your stuff.
All: We are blessed when we dwell in the presence of God

Leader: Mighty God, maker of mountains, tamer of stormy seas
Children: Bringer of blossoms and blessings and abundance
All: Let us join with creation and sing praise to God.

13 Oct 20

Leader: Where do you look for help?
Children: Don't call 111. Don't just google it!
All: Our help comes from the Lord who made heaven and earth.

Leader: The Lord is our guardian.
Children: God is better than an guard dog!
All: The Lord will protect you when you leave and when you return.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

13 Oct 13

Leader: Hallelujah! Let us praise God with all our hearts!
Children: You can learn a lot about God by studying His work!
All: God is gracious and generous, And His work is majestic.

Leader: The Lord remembers to keep the ancient promise.
Children: What God makes doesn't get out of date or go rusty
All: The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom
And His praise lasts forever. 

13 Oct 6

Leader: Don't waste time worrying about the wicked.
Children: They will dry up like grass clippings.

All: Put your trust in the Lord and do good.

Leader: Commit your way to the Lord.
Children: You can rely on God to act.
All: Let us be silent before God and wait hopefully for the Lord

Monday, September 16, 2013

13 September 29

Leader: Let us take time to take a longer perspective
Children: God made the soil and sky, the sea and the swimmers!
All: People's plans perish, but those who hope in God are blessed.

Leader: Are you trapped? God can set you free! Blind? God can make you see!
Children: If you fall over, then God will pick you up and hug you.
All: God looks after those who need help, God is in charge, always!

13 September 22

Leader: Come and remember and praise the Lord
Children: God is bigger than the sky, and brighter than the sun
All: Who is like the Lord our God?

Leader: Praise God who takes care of the weak, the poor, the frail,
Children: He puts the lonely in families, and answers the longing of empty hearts
All: Praise the Lord, the Creator of heaven and earth.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

13 September 15

Leader: The fool says in his heart, 'There is no God'
Children: That's just crazy talk.
All: Their words are like poison gas, bringing death and destruction.

Leader: The Lord seeks those who will seek the Lord
Children: God is with those who do the right thing,
He is on the side of the weak and the poor and the small
All: God is around and God turns life around. This is good news!

13 September 8

Leader: Nothing about us is hidden from God
Children: He knows us better than we know ourselves
All: The loving presence of God surrounds us.

Leader: God made us in our our intricate complex detail.
Children: God knows us right from the start.
All: Yes! God knows us all day, every day, for all of our days.

13 September 1

Leader: Are you hungry for God? 
Children: Who knows! Maybe. 
All: The Lord our God does not coerce or compel. 

Leader: Let us listen to the Lord, for he fills us with good things
Children: We will feast on fresh bread, with butter and manuka honey. 
All: The Lord our God is our strength, let us shout aloud!

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

13 August 25

Leader: Praise the Lord O my soul
Children: He forgives every single sin
All: Let us worship the holy name of God

Leader: Come, let us remember the blessings of God
Children: He is pure plain perfect love
All: God's love is with those who worship, with us this morning.

13 August 18

Leader: God is just, let us worship the Lord together
Children: God is just. People in power should do the right thing.
All: The earth belongs to God and is under the rule of the Lord.

Leader: Come, let us confess our failings
Children: God is on our side! He is fair! He is kind!
All: Let us praise God, who rules over all the nations of the earth.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

13 August 11

Leader: God has made us, in all our intricate detail.
Children: It's not about how tall you are, or how big your muscles.
All: God looks for those who respect him

Leader: We depend on God
Children:  We're going to keep an eye out for God's love
All: The loving kindness of God is our hope and we rejoice!

13 August 4

Leader: Now hear this, now hear this
Children: You can't pull yourself up by your bootstraps!
All: The cost of our rescue is beyond us. 

Leader: Let us speak truth to one another.
Children: Death is part of a life. 
All: Let us praise God who is Lord of life and death.


13 July 28


Leader: Praise the Lord with all your heart

Children: God's love never gives up!

All: God hears us and answers us. 

Leader: Let everyone praise God!

Children: God keeps us safe in danger and darkness

All: The love of God endures forever. Hallelujah! 

13 July 21

Leader: Praise the Lord our God, who is just
Children: Who sees everything, like a video referee
All: We will trust in the gracious mercy of God

Leader: Praise God, who is active in our world
Children: God is mighty. God acts to save people.
All: Our hope is in the power of the living God. 

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

13 July 14

Leader: Remember the Lord our God is just
Children: He notices the needy and the nerds
All: We are called to act justly too.

Leader: God cares about the lonely and the fatherless
Children: He protects the poor and the bullied
All: Praise the Lord our God who is just.

13 July 7

Leader: Come let us lift high the Lord our God
Children: God lifts us up out of the deep dark pit
All: When we call on God, he heals us.

Leader: God brings us from death to life
Children: God brings us from dark to light
All: Come, let us exalt the Lord our God.

13 June 30

Leader: Once again, remember what God has done
Children: God is the first and the best superhero
All: Our God is a God of miracles

Leader: Our God redeemed his people Israel,
Children: He led them through mighty waters,
All: The Lord led his people like a flock,
Through the work of Moses and Aaron.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

13 June 23

Leader: As the deer longs for water, we long for you.
Children: Without you we're so blue we don't know what to do.
All: When can we go and meet with God?

Leader: Why are you downcast? Put your hope in God!
Children: Now is good!
All: Today we will praise God, who is our life and our salvation.

13 June 16

Leader: Lord, you are our King and our God
Children: In the morning, we will talk with you
All: You welcome us into your presence

Leader: Listen everyone, be prepared to change.
Children: God doesn't like cheating or lies, or bullying, or hate.
All: Lead us O God into right relationship, lead us into life!

13 June 9

Leader: Let us tell the good news stories.
Children: God brings life when we thought all was lost.
All: When we call for help, God is faithful and heals us.

Leader: So let us sing the praises of the Lord.
Children: Let's jump! Let's jam! Let's dance and sing!
All: We will praise God with hands and hearts together.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

13 June 1

Leader: Sing to the Lord a new song
Children: God does more cool things! We need new songs!
All: Let us worship the Lord our God together.

Leader: Look at the stars and remember our Creator
Children: God is better than anything we see, and anything we imagine.
All: Let us worship the Lord our God with passion and purpose.

Monday, April 22, 2013

13 May 26 Trinity Sunday

Leader: God is Lord! God is King! God rules over all the earth.
Children: If God is so amazing, why does he bother with us?
All: The Lord has crowned us with glory and honor.

Leader: The Lord has give us responsibility for all creation.
Children: The creatures we farm, and the wild creatures too.
All: God rules over all the earth, and we have a special place.
Let us praise God! Let us praise God!

13 May 19 Pentecost

Leader: The Lord our God has made all living things
Children: He has done a really good job
All: Remember the sea, wide and deep,
And all the living creatures in it

Leader: All that live depend on God for breath and food
Children: From teeny tiny krill to ginormous whales.
All:  Bless the Lord, O my soul, and praise the name of the Lord.

13 May 12

Leader: The Lord reigns, let the whole earth be glad!
Children: Whether you are neighbors or live far away - rejoice!
All: For the Lord our God is awsome

Leader: The heavens declare the righteousness of God
Children: Look at the stars, and remember God made them.
All: Be glad in the Lord, and give thanks. 

13 May 5

Leader: Let us thank God together, for He is good.
Children: Let's celebrate! Let's be happy right now!
All: The Lord our God is just and loves all people.

Leader: As the earth produces a harvest, God blesses us.
Children: Let everyone from all over the earth honor God
All: We will proclaim together the salvation of God.

13 April 28

Leader: Are you breathing? Then let's praise the Lord!
Children: Let's praise Him everywhere.
All: We join with all creation in our song of praise.

Leader: Old people and young people, famous people and humble people,
Children: Loud people and quiet people, baby people, middle age people
All: Let all those who love God say Hallelujah! 

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

13 April 21

Leader: The Lord is the one who cares for you
Children: God gives us everything, even a time to be silent
All: The Lord keeps us on track

Leader: The Lord is right here, in your circumstances
Children: He rules. He even rules over death.
All: Let us praise the love and goodness of God.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

13 April 14

Leader: Let us lift up God for God has lifted us.
Children: He turns our tears to laughter
All: We will sing the praise of the Lord.

Leader: Weeping may stay the night
Children: But joy arrives in the morning
All: And so we will praise the Lord forever

Monday, March 4, 2013

13 April 7

Leader: Praise the Living God in the holy place
Children: Praise God inside! Praise God outside!
All: Praise God for his acts of power.

Leader: Praise God with strings and pipes and drums
Children: Praise God with whatever you've got! Let's make some noise!
All: Let everything that has breath praise God!

13 March 31

Leader: Lift up your voices and give a shout of praise
Children: God has done awesome things! Whoop! Whoop!
All: We will not die but live, and proclaim what God has done!

Leader: Let us give thanks to the Lord
Children: God listened! God listened! God listened to us!
All: God has done amazing things! Let us celebrate together!

10 March 24

Leader: Be merciful to us O Lord, for we are in trouble
Children:  We have cried so much our eyes hurt
All: Yet will we declare, you are our God
You have delivered us from death

Leader: We are the utter laughing stock of our neighbours
Children: Let's face it - we are just not cool.
All: Yet our times are in your hands
You have delivered us so we may walk with you.

13 march 17

Leader: Bank the promises of God in your heart!
Children: We can rely on the word of God.
All: We will seek the Lord, and listen carefully to his word

Leader: Praise the living God
Children: What God says matters most!
All: Let us meditate on the living word, and delight in the ways of God.

Monday, February 18, 2013

13 March 10

Leader: Come to worship, and confess where there is wrong
Children: Bad secrets make you feel bad.
All: Come to the Lord, for he is faithful

Leader: Blessed is the one whose debts are paid
Children: Let's learn from our mistakes.
All: The Lord's unfailing love surrounds those who trust in Him

13 March 3

Leader: Come and seek God, our God
Children: Without God, we are as dry as an empty creek bed
All: We will drink deeply of the presence of God!

Leader: Never forget the power and glory of God
Children: As long as we live, we will praise God.
All: Because God is our help, we will sing 
In the shadow of His wings.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

13 Feb 24

Leader: The Lord is my light and my salvation
Children: The Lord is drop dead gorgeous
All: We have come to offer our sacrifice of praise to the Lord.

Leader: Come and learn the ways of the Lord
Children: We know that the Lord will always hear us and help us
All: Let us be strong and wait for the Lord.

13 Feb 17

Leader: Almighty God himself is our refuge. 
Children: He is our shield, our hiding place, and our friend.
All: We will find our identity, our place and our rest in God. 

Leader:  We proclaim the name of the Lord
Children: He is with us when bullies are mean to us, 
All: We love the Lord, our Saviour and our Deliverer.

13 Feb 10

Leader: Come, let us lift high our Holy God
Children: God is The Boss, the Head Honcho, The One in Charge
All: Let everyone praise God.
Let everyone praise God.

Leader: Let us praise God, who is beautiful, who is true
Children: God loves fair play, and God loves us!
All: God has called us, and we respond in song and silence,
We listen to his word, and follow in his ways. Praise God. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

13 Feb 3

Leader: Come, let us worship God our refuge
Children:  When we stuff up, God gets us out of the hole
All: You O God, are our rock and our fortress.

Leader: Come and pray, for the Lord will listen,
Children: The Lord is our safe place. The Lord is our home.
All: You O Lord are our hope, from our earliest beginning,
Until the very end. Let us praise God together!

Monday, January 21, 2013

2013, January 27

Leader: Let us worship God, whose Word brings life and light
Children: God's Word is awesome and amazing
All: We can rely on God's Word.

Leader: Let us worship God, whose Word is good
Children: God's Word is brighter than diamonds and worth more than gold
All: We will receive God's Word today, and worship our Rock and our Redeemer.