We sing these songs with children at “Mustard Seeds” in the summer term to support the narratives we are telling them about Pentecost and the Saints.

Road to Emmaus

 

[To the tune of; She’ll be coming round the mountain]

The women found He had gone from the tomb

Oh the women found He had gone from the tomb

Oh the women found He had gone, women found He had gone, women found He had gone from the tomb

 

(And we’ll all sing out “Hosanna!” when He comes

Yes we’ll all sing out “Hosanna!” when He comes

Yes we’ll all sing out “Hosanna!”

all sing out “Hosanna!”

all sing out “Hosanna!” when He comes.)

 

Jesus said to Mary “please don’t be sad”

Jesus said to Mary “please, don’t be sad”

Jesus said to Mary, Jesus said to Mary, Jesus said to Mary

“Don’t be sad”

 

Two friends of Jesus asked a man to dine

Two friends of Jesus asked a man to dine

Two friends of Jesus asked, these friends of Jesus asked,

Friends of Jesus asked a man to dine

 

When He broke the bread, they saw it was the Lord

When He broke the bread, they saw it was the Lord

When He broke the bread, broke the bread ,

When He broke the bread they saw it was the Lord

 

Two friends of Jesus asked a man to dine

Two friends of Jesus asked a man to dine

Two friends of Jesus asked, these friends of Jesus asked,

Friends of Jesus asked a man to dine

 

When He broke the bread, they saw it was the Lord

When He broke the bread, they saw it was the Lord

When He broke the bread, broke the bread ,

When He broke the bread they saw it was the Lord

 

Thomas said “I won’t believe until I see!”X3

Thomas said “I won’t believe, said “I won’t believe,

said “I won’t believe, until I see!”

 

Jesus friends were eating when He came

Jesus friends were eating when He came

Jesus friends were eating,

Jesus friends were eating,

Jesus friends were eating,

and He came

 

[To the tune of “the alley, alley, oh”]

 

The Holy Spirit is (shining in the sun X3)[jump to make star shape]

The Holy Spirit is shining in the sun

And lives in all our hearts.

 

The Holy Spirit is (splashing in the rain X3)[jump and run as if into puddles]

The Holy Spirit is splashing in the rain

And lives in all our hearts.

 

The Holy Spirit is (dancing in the trees X3)[dancing]

The Holy Spirit is dancing in the trees

And lives in all our hearts.

 

The Holy Spirit is (thundering in the sky X3)[clapping]

The Holy Spirit is thundering in the sky

And lives in all our hearts.

 

The Holy Spirit is (running in the windX3)[dancing]

The Holy Spirit is running

And lives in all our hearts.

 

Jesus blessed them and he went back up to heaven

Jesus blessed them and he went back up to heaven

Jesus blessed them and he went back, blessed them and he went back, blessed them and he went back up to heaven

 

[to the tune of “London’s burning”]

“The Spirit’s coming, the Spirit’s coming,

we are smiling, we are smiling,

Fire! Fire! X2

Makes us shout for joy and wonder”

 

[To the tune of “yes Jesus loves me!”]

 

Jesus said to Peter “GO!

Tell the world I love them so.

Then they’ll know I love them true

And know what they all need to do

Go out and [tell] them X3

I really love them so

Go and [baptise] them X3

I really love them so

Go out and [bless] them X3

I really love them so

Go out and [give them] X3

My body and my blood

Go out and [warn] them X3

I really love them so

 

To the tune of; when Goldilocks went to the house of the bears]

(This song is in celebration f the Patron Saint of our Parish, St Laurence, who bravely stood out against the civil authorities and taught them a lesson about the love of God at the same time. He was martyred for presenting the poor and sick and young to the authorities as the treasure of the church, when they had been hoping to find and take gold and other more wordly treasures.)

 

When the big man asked Laurence “What does God love?”

He said “That’s very clear! [the babies, the babies, the babies ] out there,

That’s what our Lord holds very dear”

And he blessed them all right there.

 

[the children/ the poor people/ the sick people/ the old people/ the families]