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Collective Worship This Term

Our collective worship this term focuses on the values of Love & Forgiveness

Autumn 1: LOVE

Week Beg. Value/Theme Quote of the Week Links/Notes
2nd Sept New start
‘Give of
Your Best’
“I know the plans I have in mind for you, declares the Lord; they are plans for peace, not disaster, to give you a future filled with hope.” Jeremiah 29:11  
9th Sept God is a
loving
Father
“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. And even the hairs of your head are all counted. So do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.” Matthew 10:29-31  
16th Sept Love “Love is more important than anything else” 1 Corinthians 13:1  
23rd Sept Compassion “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” Mother Teresa  
30th Sept

Wanting the best for one
Another
ROSH HASHANNA - Jewish Festival

"When I'm afraid I will trust in You." Psalm 56:3  
7th Oct Being a good neighbour “Respect people’s feelings.Even if it doesn’t mean anything to you, it could mean everything to them.” J.Johnson  
14th Oct Community - Caring for Our School A community flourishes
when people plant trees
under which they will never
sit. (A Greek proverb)
 
21st Oct

Service- Giving with
no strings attached/ 

HARVEST  - Generous Giving

‘Serve one another in love’
Galatians 5:13


'For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.' Matthew 20:28

HARVEST FESTIVAL CHURCH
SERVICE

Autumn 2: FORGIVENESS

Week Beg. Value/Theme Quote of the Week Links/Notes
4th Nov Forgiveness  Forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the heart and cools the sting. (William Arthur Ward) All Saints
11th Nov Reconciliation It takes a strong person to
say sorry, and an even
stronger person to forgive.
(Anon)
Remembrance
18th Nov Beginning Again As I walked out of the door
towards the gate of freedom,
I knew if I didn’t leave my
bitterness and hatred
behind, I ‘d still be in
prison.(Nelson Mandela)
 
25th Nov Salvation When you forgive you don’t change the past, but you do change the future. (Bernard Meltzer) Christ the King
2nd Dec Advent –
Waiting and
Anticipating
“Into this world, this demented inn in which there is absolutely no room for him at all, Christ comes
uninvited.” ― Thomas Merton

Advent

Christingle

9th Dec Special People- Carers If we really want to LOVE,
we must learn how to
FORGIVE. (Mother Teresa)
Advent
16th Dec Christmas “For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counsellor,
Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6

Christmas

Christmas Carol Service & Christmas End of Term Service