Palm Sunday 2020 for Families


All you need to lead yourselves through this ‘service’ is below.  Please view the videos and click on the links when you get to them, and say the prayers in bold aloud together.

You will find it helpful to print out this picture before you begin.

Opening prayer

Jesus, we worship together in your name.
Help us to listen, to hear and to share in your story.


Great Big God


Bible Reading

Or read one of the Palm Sunday readings

(Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, John 12:12-17)


If you haven’t already done so, you will find it helpful to print out this picture before watching the video.


Palm Cross

As we’re not in church to receive a Palm Cross, follow the instructions in this video to make your own paper one.



Ending with The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,

your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven.

Give us today our daily bread.

Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us.

Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.

For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and for ever.



My lighthouse


Messy Church Grace

May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ

(Hold out your hands as if expecting a present)

And the love of God

(Put your hands on your heart)

And the fellowship of the Holy Spirit

(Hold hands)

Be with us all now and for ever. Amen

(Raise hands together on the word ‘Amen’ and shout loudly!)

Final Prayers

Led by Frances

Closing Prayer

The people were excited to see Jesus coming in to Jerusalem.

Lord, we are excited to see what you will do in our lives this week.

Go with us now.



More Palm Sunday Activities are available here