To celebrate Palm Sunday we were asked to bring paper palm leaves to pin on the church windows, each one decorated with things that make us joyful. Our young people also made a magnificent Hosanna banner to greet everyone as they leave our church building.
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Today, on Palm Sunday, ‘Darrell’s Donkeys’ chatted as they watched a modern Palm Sunday procession. They wondered why Jesus chose to ride on a donkey and not a war horse:
On Sunday our young people imagined how Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem might be reported today:
Well done to all our young people, who helped us to see the story of Palm Sunday through fresh eyes. The story of a donkey called Zedekiah and a horse named Marcellus captures the unexpected reversal of power that occurred when Jesus rode into Jerusalem. (See also The Story of Marcellus and Zedekiah.)
Our young people interpreted the story of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem in a very unusual way on Palm Sunday – from the point of view of a horse and a donkey. This is the story of Marcellus the horse and Zedekiah the donkey: (For photos click here) Introduction: Today we would like to present […]
Palm Sunday: Some Reflections from the Pre-School Group… A small group of people had come up with the idea of a procession, and the turn-out was bigger than I had expected. Bee had cut some long palm branches down from her garden and brought them for us all to carry. We gathered together to share […]