Scribble Reflection Sheet - Psalm 22

Written By:
Sam Hargreaves
Bible Refs: Psalm 22:19-28
Lectionary Weeks: Proper 7, Ordinary/Lectionary 12 (Year C)

We've recently been creating and using these scribble reflection sheets. They can be used in private prayer, or in a small group or even a whole congregation. It could be done in silence, or with instrumental background music. Each person reads the Bible text, and engages with the questions as much as they would like. They can doodle on the page, write answers or prayers, or just let God speak to them through the text. There are no 'right answers' or pressures to fill in all the boxes - this is not a worksheet!

In a group or church service, you could invite people to share what God spoke to them through their reading. You could also read the Psalm extract all outloud together at the end, as a way of bringing this individual worship back into the corporate place. The overall aim is that God speaks to his people through his word as we dwell on it.

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Sam co-leads engageworship.org with his wife Sara. He completed the LST degree in Theology, Music and Worship, and an MA in Contemporary Worship from Kings College London. He was Programme Leader for the LST Theology and Worship course and now teaches as a guest lecturer there. He also co-leads the RESOUNDworship.org worship song website, and has led musical and creative worship at events like Spring Harvest, Youtwork Summit and Greenbelt. Sam and Sara's book 'How would Jesus lead worship' was published by BRF in 2009.

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S brown
20 Jun 2016 10:36
we used this sheet this week - everyone had a copy on the notices and we read the psalm together out loud & then the leader led prayers linked to the highlighted lines: we edited slightly including more corporate thoughts for prayer, sadly this meant losing the torn paper graphics , and encouraged folk to use the sheet at home this week. It was well received thanks.
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