All of us need friends, especially when we are bullied or feel so bad that we consider hurting ourselves. We need a friend who will reach out to us, be honest with us, stand with us, and speak out to others. When we have that kind of friend, who is our advocate, we can celebrate!
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Image: A group of friends get together to sing.
Music and Score Samples:
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Tune name: CHRISTINE’S SONG
Song content: 5 verses
Song arrangement: Calypso (Soca) version. Melody with piano, bass, and steel drum.
Sample text: Verses 1, 2, and 4
Verse 1 (Friends reach out to others)
Hey there! Let me (us) be your friend today.
Hey there! Can I (we) be your friend today?
Please have the courage to put trust in me (us).
Now is the time, time to reach out!
Verse 2 (Friends help each other)
Hey, friend, you can know you’re not alone.
Hey, friend, you can share your hurts with me (us).
Hear now my (our) promise to fight lies with you.
Now is the time, time to stop hate.
Verse 4 (Friends speak out)
Now friend, when bullies won’t change at all;
Now friend, when mean ones won’t change at all,
Then friend, when heartless ones refuse to change,
Then it is time, time to speak out!
Key words: Youth Sunday, anti-bullying, Christian education, discipleship, friendship, inclusion, truth-telling, courage, justice
Collection(s): Social Justice
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