Assembly Themes

 

This term our theme for collective worship is Friendship.

“Encourage one another and build each other up.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11

‘Friends are like the walls of a house. Sometimes they hold you up, sometimes you lean on them, but sometimes it’s enough to know they’re just standing by.’ (Anon)

‘A real friend is one who walks in when the res of the world walks out.’ Walter Winchell

‘If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together, there is something you must always remember: you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.’ Christopher Robin – AAMilne

Focus:

  • Sticking together
  • Encouraging one another
  • Supporting one another
  • Making time for each other
  • Learning to listen

Last term our theme for collective worship was Love and Service.

“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14

‘The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.’ Gandhi

‘Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.’ Muhammad Ali

‘Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.’ Dalai Lama

Focus:

  • Enjoy the present
  • Educate for the future
  • Inspire with love

Our Spring term 2 theme for collective worship was Forgiveness.

Our Spring term 1 theme for collective worship was Peace.

‘The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with Peace.’ Psalm 29:11

‘Be selective with your battles. Sometimes peace is better than right.’

‘World peace begins with inner peace.’ Dalai Lama

‘Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.’

Focus:

  • Finding peace
  • Making peace
  • Jesus Prince of Peace
  • Revive Week
  • Living at peace with the world

Our Autumn term 2 theme for collective worship was 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

Autumn term 1 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