Assembly Themes

This term our theme for collective worship is Compassion.

‘Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.’ Colossians 3.12

‘No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.’ Aesop Have you shown an act of kindness today?

‘No-one has ever become poor by giving.’ Anne Frank Can you explain what Anne Frank means?

‘If you want others to be happy, practise compassion.  If you want to be happy, practise compassion.’ Dalai Lama How does practising compassion make you happy?

Focus:

  • Noticing a need
  • Being a good neighbour
  • Putting on the right attitude
  • Having the courage to care
  • Coming to the rescue
  • God of the unexpected

Last term our theme for collective worship was Courage.

‘Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.’ Joshua 1.9

‘Courage doesn’t always roar.  Sometimes courageg is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.  Mary Anne Radmacher Can you remember a time when you’ve thought I’ve just got to keep going?

‘If you have the courage to being, you have the courage to succeed.’ David Viscott Do you need courage to make a start on something new?

‘A person cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore’ Andre Gide When did you last step outside your comfort zone to try something new?

Focus:

  • Stepping out of your comfort zone
  • Doing the right thing, not the easy thing
  • Facing a challenge
  • Overcoming fear
  • Encouraging others