Collective Worship

Collective Worship/Thought for The Week  2017-18

                          Week Beginning


11th September

‘I will lead the blind in a way they do not know, in paths that they do not know I will guide them. I will turn the darkness before them into light.’ - Isaiah


18th September            

New Beginnings

‘Sometimes it takes a painful experience to make us change our ways.’- Proverbs

25th September 

Unity in the Community

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity.’ – Psalm 133

6th November

Decency and Fairness

Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbour fairly.’ – Leviticus 19:15


13th November


‘All who are skilled among you are to come and make everything the Lord has commanded.’- Exodus 35

20th November

Saying Thank you

I will give thanks to you with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.’ – Psalm 9

27th November

Recognising we are all good at something

Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.’- Proverbs 28

4th December


Those too lazy to plow in the right season will have no food at the harvest.’ – Proverbs 20

11th December

The consequences of one’s actions

‘Like a muddied spring or a polluted fountain is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.’ – Proverbs 25

18th December

Global responsibility

‘The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.’ – Genesis 2

8th January

Standing up against injustice

‘Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.’ – Proverbs 21

15th January

Accepting help to solve a problem

‘God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.’ – Psalm 46

22nd January

Using time wisely

‘You have 86000 seconds in a day. How will you spend it? Don’t waste it.’

29th January

Thinking about others

‘Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking more of others.’- Rick Warren

5th February

Giving and accepting advice

‘Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.’ – Harper Lee

19th February

Following instructions

‘Listen to advice and accept instruction that you may gain wisdom in the future.’ – Proverbs 19

26th February

Keeping away from bad influences

‘Be picky about who you keep around you. Personality, words, and traits do rub off.’ – Sonya Teclai

5th March  

Using every opportunity to do a mitzvah

‘Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.’ – Mother Theresa

12th March

Owning up when wrong

19th March

Connecting to our past

9th April     

Respect for authority

16th April  

Use your tongue wisely

23rd April  


30th April   Faith traditions
7th May Valuing possessions
14th May    The environment has an influence on us
21st May Self-control
4th June Being satisfied
11th June Having a positive attitude
18th June Putting community interests ahead of your own
25th June Being a role model
2nd July Celebrating differences
9th July Leadership
16th July Valuing people