Holy Week Script

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Reader:
A reading from Luke’s Gospel:
• As Jesus and his disciples approached Jerusalem, they came to Bethphage at the Mount of Olives.
• There Jesus sent two of the disciples on ahead with these instructions:
• “Go to the village there ahead of you and at once you will find a donkey. Untie the donkey and bring it to me.
• If anyone says anything, tell him, “The master needs it and then he will let you go at once.”
• This happened in order to make what the prophet had said come true,
• “Tell the city of Zion, look your king is coming to you!
• He is humble and rides on a donkey.”
“Bless Our King” by Year 4

Reader:
A reading from Matthew’s Gospel:
• While they were eating Jesus took a piece of bread, gave a prayer of thanks, broke it, and gave it to his disciples.
• “Take and eat it,” he said, “This is my body.”
• Then he took a cup, gave thanks to God, and gave it to them.
• “Drink it, all of you,” he said, “This is my blood, which seals God’s covenant, my blood poured out for
many for the forgiveness of sins.”
“When We Eat This Bread” by Year 3

Reader:
A reading from Matthew’s Gospel:
• Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while
I go over there and pray.”
• He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and
troubled. Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here
and keep watch with me.”
• Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may
this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.”
• Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. “Couldn’t you men keep watch with me for
one hour?” he asked Peter. “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is
willing, but the flesh is weak.”
• He went away a second time and prayed, “My Father, if it is not possible for this cup to be taken away
unless I drink it, may your will be done.”
• When he came back, he again found them sleeping, because their eyes were heavy. 44 So he left them
and went away once more and prayed the third time, saying the same thing.
• Then he returned to the disciples and said to them, “Are you still sleeping and resting? Look, the hour
has come, and the Son of Man is delivered into the hands of sinners
“Garden Of Gethsemane” by Small Group

Reader:
A reading from John’s Gospel:
• Jesus went out, carrying his cross, and came to “The Place of the Skull”.
• There they crucified him and two other men, one either side of Jesus.
• Pilate wrote a notice and had it put on the cross.
• “Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews,” is what he wrote.
• The chief priests said to Pilate, “Do not write “the King of the Jews,” but rather, “This man said, I am
the King of the Jews”.
• Pilate answered, “What I have written stays written.”
“Dying You Destroyed Our Death” by Year 5 

Reader:
A reading from Mark’s Gospel:
• Joseph of Arimathea brought a linen sheet, took the body down, wrapped it in the sheet, and placed in a tomb which had been dug out of solid rock.
• Then he rolled a large stone across the entrance to the tomb.
• Mary Magdalene and Mary, the mother of Jesus, were watching and saw where the body of Jesus was placed.
“We Are Waiting”

Reader:
A reading from Matthew’s Gospel:
• Suddenly, Jesus met them and said, “Peace be with you.”
• The women came up to him, took hold of his feet and worshipped him.
• “Do not be afraid,” Jesus said to them.
• “Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me.”
“This Holy Cross” by Year 6/7

Reader:
• The eleven disciples went to the hill in Galilee where Jesus had told them to go.
• When they saw him, they worshipped him, even though some of them doubted.
• Jesus drew near and said to them, I have been given all authority in heaven and earth.
• Go then, to people everywhere and make them my disciples: baptise them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit and teach them to obey everything I have commanded you.
• And I will be with you always, to the end of the age.
“With You in the Morning” by Year 6/7
“Lord of the Dance” by Year 2