The congregation is divided into four groups for
all to take part.
Group 1 - We’re frightened.
Group 2 - We’re nervous.
Group 3 - We’re afraid.
Group 4 - We’re worried.
Lord Jesus, help us. Lord Jesus, help us.
(speak a little bit louder)
Group 1 - What’s going to happen?
Group 2 - Yes! What’s up?
Group 3 - Things don’t look too good.
Group 4 - No, we seem to be in deep trouble.
Jesus, comfort us. Lord, help us.
Group 1 - Ssh! What’s that noise?
Group 2 - Listen!
Group 3 - Help us — a very strange noise.
Group 4 - A weird sound.
Jesus be near us — please.
Group 1 - Something’s happening.
Group 2 - It’s kind of exciting
Group 3 - It’s incredible!
Group 4 - Listen — something great is
Group 1 - Fire!
Group 2 - Where?
Group 3 - Fire!
Group 4 - All around us — but it doesn’t
Group 1 - The wind isn’t destructive either.
Group 2 - Things have changed.
Group 3 - Yes! We feel different, too.
Group 4 - So do we. The Lord is here!
Yes! The Lord is here in a special way.
(stand and speak loudly)
Group 1 - Praise the Lord, who created us!
Group 2 - Praise the Lord, who saved us!
Group 3 - Praise the Lord, who now empowers
Group 4 - Praise the Lord, God in three
The Spirit is here with us now! Praise be to God — praise be to
Group 1 We’re not frightened.
Power from God!
Group 2 - We’re not nervous.
Strength from God!
Group 3 - We’re not afraid.
Guidance from God!
Group 4 - We’re not worried.
Truth from God!
"O Holy Spirit, making
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church,
Falls Church, VA
orginally written by
a Uniting Church lay person from
West Lakes Parish in South Australia
(shared from service at
First Congregational Church of
Willamantic, CT by Eva
Simmons, whose son is organist there)