Sample Assembly

This week is Vocation Sunday, and the Gospel is Jesus’ teaching about living ‘life to the full’. This assembly shares insights from people with various vocations to inspire children to feel fulfilled in what they do both now and in the future, as well as offering an opportunity to pray for priests and those in the religious life.

I have come that you may have life, life to the full.

John 10: 1-10

Key Point / Learning Objective
Children will understand that:

  • Everyone has a vocation. Sometimes they are specific, sometimes they are more general.
  • Our common vocation is to love God and love others, which people of any age can do!

Success Criteria
Children will:

  • Engage with the films and answer questions.
  • Spend time in prayer and reflection.

Preparation Notes

  • Prepare a personal example of a childhood ambition (Slide 3).

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Traditional

“Because the Lord is my Shepherd” (Christopher Walker) or any familiar setting of Psalm 23

Because the Lord is My Shepherd - Christopher Walker

Because the Lord is My Shepherd - Christopher Walker

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Contemporary

Rend Collective - Never Walk Alone

Rend Collective - Never Walk Alone

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Dear Lord,

Thank you for this opportunity to nurture the faith of the children in my care.

By the power of your Holy Spirit, lead and guide me as I prepare this time of collective worship and bless each and every child with an open heart and mind to hear your Word.

In your name, Jesus, Amen

The Five Day Examen

The Five Day Examen

Along with our partners, The Jesuits, we have created a simple but beautiful resource for use in the classroom called The Five-Day Examen.

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#PrayforUkraine

#PrayforUkraine

In response to the ongoing situation in Ukraine, we have created a prayer resource freely available for use in schools across the country.

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