Good Friday

‘Walking the Way of the Cross’ on Good Friday

Welcome

Jesus told his disciples, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it.’

Introduction, explanation of service & children’s trail

Station 1 & 2: Agony / Betrayal

Reading 1 Mark 14.21-36

Station 3 & 4: Condemned / Denial

Confession Litany of Reconciliation (Adapted)

The hate which divides people because of colour, creed or name Father Forgive 
For those in our world who want what others have but at no cost to themselves Father Forgive 
For those who take advantage of others so as to make money or status for themselves Father Forgive 
For the times when we are jealous of what others have Father Forgive 
For the times when we turn away from those in most need, the prisoner, the homeless, the refugee Father Forgive
For the times when we lack respect for other children and adults and use them for our own selfishness Father Forgive
For the times when we are boastful about who we are and what we have instead of loving and trusting God Father Forgive 
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, Forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Amen

Song Light of the World

Light of the world
You stepped down into darkness
Opened my eyes let me see
Beauty that made
This heart adore You
Hope of a life spent with You

So here I am to worship
Here I am to bow down
Here I am to say that You’re my God
And You’re altogether lovely
Altogether worthy
Altogether wonderful to me

King of all days
Oh so highly exalted
Glorious in heaven above
Humbly You came
To the earth You created
All for love’s sake became poor

Bridge:
And I’ll never know how much it cost
To see my sin upon that cross
And I’ll never know how much it cost
To see my sin upon that cross

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Station 5 & 6: Judgement & Crowning

Reading 2 Mark 15:1-5, 12-14

Reflection 1: King

‘Crowns’ Activity

Song Because of Your Love

Jesus You endured my pain
Savior You bore all my shame
All because of Your love
Maker of the universe
Broken for the sins of the earth
All because of Your love
All because of Your love

Because of Your cross my debt is paid
Because of Your blood my sins are washed away
Now all of my life I freely give
Because of Your love
Because of Your love I live

Innocent and Holy King
You died to set the captive free
All because of Your love
Lord You gave Your life for me
So I will live my life for You
All because of Your love
All because of Your love

Bridge:
You did it for me You did it for love
It’s Your victory Jesus You are enough

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Station 7 & 8: Bearing & Helping

Reflection 2: Priest

‘Cross’ Activity

Move to next station by carrying large & small crosses up the hill

Station 9 & 10: Blessing & Crucifixion

Reading 3 Luke 23: 34-38

Song When I Survey The Wondrous Cross

When I survey the wondrous cross
On which the Prince of glory died
My richest gain I count but loss
And pour contempt on all my pride

See from His head His hands His feet
Sorrow and love flow mingled down
Did e’er such love and sorrow meet
Or thorns compose so rich a crown

Were the whole realm of nature mine
That were an offering far too small
Love so amazing so divine
Demands my soul my life my all

(I) thank (love) You for the cross
I thank (love) You for the cross
I thank (love) You for the cross my Lord

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Station 11 & 12: Promise & Care

Prayers for our community

  • Praying for families & those without families
  • Prayers for those in distress or pain
  • Praying for people who don’t know Jesus

The Lords’ Prayer
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come, your will be done,
on earth as in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins
as we forgive those who sin against us.
Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours
now and for ever. Amen

Station 13 & 14: 

Reading 4 Luke 23: 44-49

Reflection 3: Prophet

Song Drenched in Love

Oh precious is the flow that makes me white as snow
No other fount I know
I am washed I am washed I am drenched in love

All souls atoned by the blood of the Lamb
I’m not a slave to what once held me damned
How beautiful that cleansing flood
I am washed I am washed I am drenched in love

All filth made clean in that crimson sea
I’m not ashamed of what once shackled me
How infinite that grace divine
I am free I am free I am a child of God

Bridge:
How priceless how precious
There is power in the blood of Jesus

Bridge:
There’s power power wonder working power
In the blood of the Lamb

I was buried deep with Christ my Lord
Now I’m raised to life forevermore
My name’s been carved upon Your heart
No not death no not hell could ever rip us apart

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Final Prayer

To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,
and made us a kingdom of priests to stand and serve before our God;
to him who sits upon the throne and to the Lamb
be praise and honour, glory and might,
for ever and ever. Amen.

Join us back here on Sunday 4th April at 10.30 for the final station: Risen

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