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Cadet Sunday – Cadet Week


A Sunday to Celebrate Cadets

Traditionally, Cadet Sunday is the last Sunday in the month of January and Cadet Week is the week leading up to that Sunday.

During Cadet Week your club is encouraged to get families involved through families visiting your club or fundraising events. On Cadet Sunday the boys of the club participate in a worship service.

This worship service is heavily influenced by that season’s theme.

Cadets Theme for 2022/2023:

Theme Verse

Joshua told the people, “Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you.”
Joshua 3:5 (NIV)

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Sermon Bits and Pieces

These sermon notes are a collection of bits and pieces that you can use in the construction of a Cadet Sunday sermon.

Cadet Sunday – Cadet Week

Cadet Sunday Litany 2022-2023

Leader: This year’s one-word Cadet theme is “Amazing”. And this litany, based on verses from Psalm 8 and Psalm 24, acknowledge what an amazing God we have.

Cadets: “Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!”

Congregation: “You have set your glory in the heavens”

Leader: “The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it.”

Cadets: “The world and all who live in it”

Congregation: “For he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters.”

Leader: “When I consider the heavens, the work of your fingers,”

Cadets: “the moon and the stars, which you have set in place.”

Congregation: “What is mankind that you are mindful of them?”

Leader: “Human beings that you care for them.”

Cadets: “Who may ascend to the mountain of the Lord?”

Congregation: “Who may stand in his holy place?”

Leader: “Who is this King of Glory?”

Cadets: “The Lord strong and mighty.”

Congregation: “The Lord mighty in battle.”

Leader: “Who is this King of Glory”

Cadets: “The Lord Almighty – He is the King of Glory.”

Congregation: “Lord our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!”

Leader: “In Joshua 3:5, Joshua told the Israelites to consecrate themselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you.”

All: “We praise you Lord, for you are an amazing God and you continue to do amazing things among us.”

Song Suggestions 
for Cadet Sunday 2022-2023

Below are some suggestions for songs (and the writer or artist) that fit this year’s theme. The list is broken into three sections – familiar songs that even young children may know, traditional songs/hymns, and contemporary songs.
There are many other songs that can help relay the message that God is AMAZING. Try to pick your church’s favorite.
Reminder: being listed here does not give permission to print or project music, your church must still have the rights to do so.

Familiar to Young Children

My God is So Great (So Strong and So Mighty) – unknown
God is So Good – Paul Makai

Traditional Songs/Hymns

Amazing Grace – John Newton
And Can It Be, That I Should Gain? – Charles Wesley
Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Thomas O. Chisholm
Guide me, O Thou Great Jehovah – William Williams
How Great Thou Art – Carl Gustav Boberg, Stuart K. Hine
I Stand Amazed in the Presence (How Marvelous) – Charles H. Gabriel
Jesus Paid it All – Elvina Hall
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty  – Joachim Neander
Stand, Oh, Stand Firm – traditional
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Isaac Watts


The Wonderful Cross – Isaac Watts / Chris Tomlin
How Great is our God – Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, Jesse Reeves
Amazing Grace / My Chains Are Gone – John Newton / Chris Tomlin
Broken Vessels (Amazing Grace) – Hillsong Worship
Our God – Matt Redman, Chris Tomlin
Indescribable – Chris Tomlin, Laura Story, Jesse Reeves
Here In Your Presence – New Life Worship, Jon Egan
Awesome God – Rich Mullins
How Awesome is Your Love – Shane & Shane / The Worship Initiative
Shout to The Lord – Hillsong / Darlene Szchech
You Are My King (Amazing Love) – Billy Foote
This is Amazing Grace – Phil Wickham, Jeremy Riddle, Josh Farro

Cadet Sunday – Cadet Week


Living for Jesus

Living for Jesus a life that is true,
Striving to please Him in all that I do;
Yielding allegiance, glad-hearted and free,
This is the pathway of blessing for me.

O Jesus, Lord and Savior, I give myself to Thee,
For Thou, in Thy atonement, Didst give Thyself for me;
I own no other Master, My heart shall be Thy throne;
My life I give, henceforth to live, O Christ for Thee alone.