Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!!
Below are links to a range of resources that you can use for your worship this week along with your service booklets. This week we have provided our recordings of the liturgy in separate videos, with another video for the powerful message from Ps Andrew.
If you would prefer to watch the recorded service as a whole, it is also available here: Online Service for Sunday 24th May, 2020
Opening Song – “Hallelujah! Sing to Jesus” or “All My Hope is in You” or “Everything I am” (for kids)
Greeting, Prayer of Preparation and Confession
Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter
First Reading: Acts 1:6-14
Second Reading: 1 Peter 5: 1-13
Gospel Reading: John 17:1-11
Communion (Reserved Sacrament)
St Jude’s Song and Message – “Rebuilding the Ancient Ruins”
Blessing and Dismissal
Final Song – “Anchor” or “All My Hope on God is Founded”
Kid’s Activity Ideas
UP, UP AND AWAY BALLOON FLIGHT:
Children blow up a balloon and place a small piece of paper inside that will say JESUS LOVES YOU. Go outside, let all the balloons take flight at the same time and watch the balloons go higher and higher. Pray for people who might find the balloons and read the LOVE NOTE inside the balloon!
Children go outside to a sidewalk or a parking lot, take a large piece of chalk and draw a very large balloon on various areas that are available. Give each child a different word to write inside their drawn balloon from today’s lesson, such as heaven, Jesus, Holy Spirit; Ascension, power, etc. Then walk the class from balloon to balloon and let children tell a little bit about that word from what they have learned from the Bible story today!