The theme of "Kingship" was suggested by the young people themselves.
started by playing a game using normal playing cards where you had to
turn two cards over and hoped that they were the same kings form the
We then split in to two groups, roughly by
age. The older ones discussed modern day kings, their behaviours and
effect on those they rule. This was compared to Jesus and his behaviour
as Servant King.
The younger ones had a chance to show
how a king (or queen) might act when wearing a crown. One was very
regal and another was dancing! Then they wore a crown of thorns and
tried to imagine how Jesus felt. Again, as a Servant King, he washed
his Disciples feet.
They then made a crown that reflects both Jesus as a king and his crown of thorns, as shown below: -