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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd Ann Bossingham, MA, BEd - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Psalm 95 As an opening video we are offering "Psalm 80" by the Sons of Korah  - Download Sample

There is a version of this with words to use instead of a reading.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Jesus, you are changing me We are also offering "Jesus, you are changing me" by Marilyn Baker - Download  - Sample

This song is used during the prayers of appproach

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Advent Liturgy An Advent Liturgy compiled by Rev'd Billy Slatter - Booklet - PowerPoint

The liturgy uses "Like a Candle Flame" by Graham Kendrick each week

Prayers:

A call to worship
A call to worship

A prayer of approach
A prayer of approach
The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file - Download

The prayers of approach make use of the video to "Jesus, you are changing me" by Marilyn Baker (available above). Please ensure that you download both the video and PowerPoint files and always keep them in the same folder,
A prayer of praise
A prayer of praise

A prayer of confession
A prayer of confession

Songs: The following songs could be used in this part of the service

He is the mighty God He is the mighty God, MP 985, TS 160

The words are copyright: Carol Owen, © 1997 Thankyou  Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Sing to the king who is coming to reign Sing to the king who is coming to reign, SOF 2024, TS 2042

Also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Charles Silvester Home & Billy J Foote, © 2003 worshiptogether.com songs / sixsteps Music, adm Kingswaysongs.com and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Led like a lamb to the slaughter Led like a lamb to the slaughter, RAS 241, SOF 322, MP 402, TS 312, JP 151

Also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick,  © 1983 Thankyou  Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 You left heaven's praise
You left heaven's praise - Words, Link to Sheet Music

Available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Jonathan James, © 2013 Integrity Worship Music & LIFE Worship, adm Kingswaysongs and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is the story of Peter who cries "Wolf" once to often - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age address that explores crying "wolf" and thinks about those who try to guess when Jesus will return  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Those who put their hope in the Lord Those who put their hope in the Lord, KS 739

Also available as an animated video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: © 2001 John Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Can you count the stars Can you count the stars, JP 317, KS 23

Also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Paul Field,  © Song Solutions Daybreak  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Come, Lord Jesus, come Come, Lord Jesus, come, STF 168

Available as an animated video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:   Francesca Leftley, © 1986, Kevin Mayhew Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Animations by Malcolm Evans.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Mark 13:24-37 Mark 13:24-37 is on Lectionary Video B1 - Sample

As we move into a  new Church Year  we are offering  the  Online version The Lectionary Videos for Year B  for just £45 during November 2014.
Psalm 80:1-7 Psalm 80:1-7 is available as a song with words by the Sons of Korah  - Download Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Hear, O Shepherd of Israel (Psalm 80.1-7,17-19) Hear, O Shepherd of Israel (Psalm 80.1-7,17-19), Words

The words are copyright:  From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Isaiah 64:1-9
Isaiah 64:1-9
Psalm 80:1-7,17-19
Psalm 80:1-7,17-19
This week's readings are from the NIV

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Mark 13:24-37
Mark 13:24-37

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores what Jesus says about the timing of the end of the world -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Higgins the Gatekeeper - The Colonel appoints  Higgins as the Gatekeeper until his return  - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - The End of the World - A compilation of Jesus' sayings on the matter - Download

Songs:

Songs of thankfulness and praise Songs of thankfulness and praise, RAS 191, CP 90

Available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Christopher Wordsworth. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

The advent is not so clear in the RAS version
O Day of God, draw near O Day of God, draw near, RAS 632

Available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Robert Scott. © Emmanuel College, Toronto and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Lo, He comes with clouds descending Lo, He comes with clouds descending, HP 241, STF 177, RAS 656, CP 31, SOF 347, MP 424, TS 324

Available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. he words are by Charles Wesley, Martin Madan & John Cennick . Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


Arrow Response

Prayers:
 
A prayer for others
A prayer for others

The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file -  Download
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the bread
An opening prayer from At the Breaking of the Bread for Advent

At the Breaking of the Bread is a set of PowerPoint communion liturgies to match the Methodist Worship Book created for Methodist Publishing by the Family Friendly Churches Trust. Now available as a download
All Included
The post communion prayer from All Included for November

All Included is a set of 16 all age communion liturgies. One for each month of the year and then Christmas, Easter, Trinity and Covenant. There is also a Baptism/Dedication service. Each service is available as PowerPoint files and also PDF booklets for printing. Also includes a Baptism/Dedication service. Now available as a download

Songs: The following songs could be used in this part of the service

Thou judge of quick and dead Thou judge of quick and dead, HP 247

Also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
As servants working an estate As servants working an estate, STF 491

The words are copyright: Thomas Troege, ©  1986, 2010 Oxford University Press. Reproduced by permission.  All rights reserved. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Jesus, You are changing me Jesus, You are changing me, SOF 311, MP 389

Also available as a full video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Marilyn Baker, © Authentic Publishing, Adm Kingswaysongs.com and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report


Arrow The Digital Hymnbook

These are new songs and canticles we have added to our own online collection of hymns and songs. You can see more at The Digital Hymnbook.

Song Author Books and links
Through all the changing scenes of life
Nahum Tate & Nicholas Brady HP 73, RAS 685, SOF 1566, MP 702, STF 638, CP 604
To the river I am going Brian Doerksen, Michael Hansen, & Brian Theiseen, © Integrity’s Hosanna! Music, adm Kingswaysongs.com (CCLI) STF 541, SOF 2085, TS 1568
We do not hope to ease our minds © Marnie Barrell (CCLI) STF 717
We pray until the hour
Charles Wesley & © Norman Wallwork (CCLI) STF 741
When morning gilds the skies Nürnberg Gesangbuch and Edward Caswall HP 276, SOF 597, STF 368, RAS 292, CP 619, MP 756, TS 1054, JP 278

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