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5 Children’s and young people’s Epiphany collective worship/assemblies ideas for fresh starts in the new year

Here are collected 5 assemblies gathering together previous posts, this morning and over Christmas, that you are welcome to pilfer and use and/or adapt that I hope will be suitable for you Epiphany collective worship.  Only one of them – walking man – requires any sort of powerpoint, so pretty low tech and quick grab and run.  Just follow the link on each item. If you use them local to me in Preston/Blackburn area please let me know.  More than that, please use them, otherwise posting them up will be a bit of a waste of time!

Each title is a clickable link.

New Year’s resolution: a fresh start and a promise…

Wise decisions – decisions made in the new year, decisions made by the wise men and the decision to follow Jesus.  Counting the cost (Luke 14.25-35). …

Going on a trip – thinking about the gifts of the wise men and what we could give to Jesus. …

Gary Hause, the walking man.  Travelling with a purpose.  What was the reason for the Wise men following the star, and why might we follow Jesus?  (Power point) …

Nicodemus.  A man who had a fresh start.  What do we consider a fresh start for the New Year in 2010? …


January 4, 2010 at 12:26 pm Leave a comment

Epiphany, fresh start new Year assembly/short talk ideas: idea#4

This assembly/talk for epiphany focuses on the comitment and reason for the travellers coming to Jesus, and compares it to Gary Hause. Finally we ask why we might do things for Jesus.

Continue Reading January 4, 2010 at 11:58 am 3 comments

Epiphany, fresh start New year Assembly and talk ideas #2: Wise men, or women!

The decision of the wise men (or could be women!)

Briefly introduce your theme, New Year’s resolutions. The New Year’s resolutions are decisions that you make to do something different, perhaps exciting or a change in the way you live to make things better for yourself or others. Invite the children and young people to tell you what their New Year’s decisions are. Point out that people make decisions for all sorts of reasons, a lot of theme are about following. For example…

Continue Reading January 4, 2010 at 10:49 am 1 comment

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