Collective Worship Themes 2018-19
Autumn Term 2018
Acts of Service: selfless service; acts of kindness; service in our community; service in the world – local and wider community; examples of people who have served selflessly including in the Bible; serving others – what Jesus taught. "Serve one another in love," Galatians 5 verse 13
Compassion: noticing a need; being a good neighbour; putting on the right attitude; having the courage to care; coming to the rescue. "Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience," Colossians 3 verse 12.
Harvest, Advent and Christmas - God of the Unexpected.
Worship led by Rev Alun Ford and members of Hope church: Narrative overview of Old Testament Stories
Spring Term 2019
Courage: stepping out of your comfort zone; dong the right thing, not the easy thing; facing a challenge; overcoming fear; encouraging others; trusting God's promises. "Be strong and couraageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go," Joshua 1 verse 9.
Forgiveness: wiping the slate clean; turning over a new leaf; forgiving others as God has forgiven you; beginning again; putting the past behind us; "Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must also forgive others," Colossians 3 verse 13.
Lent and Easter: When darkness turned to light.
Worship led by Rev Alun Ford and members of Hope Church: Jesus "I am" sayings.
Summer Term 2019
Friendship: sticking together; encouraging one another; supporting one another; making time for each other; learning to listen;"Encourage one another and build each other up," 1 Thessalonians 5 verse 11.
Respect: remembering to pray for others; valuing difference; valuing others as we would like to be valued; valuing special places; valuing different opinions; "Do to others as you would have them do to you," Matthew 7 verse 12.
Celebrating Pentecost - knowing God's presence; and Trinity: God's never ending love.
Worship led by Rev Alun Ford and member of Hope Church: Fruit of the Spirit