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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Micah 5:2-5a
Luke 1:46b-55
Hebrews 10:5-10
Luke 1:39-45

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme: Round orange, round orange


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd Eric Potts BA - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Tell out my soul As an opening video we are offering "Tell out my soul" by Timothy Dudley Smith  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is a version of this with words to use to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing.
Light of the world We offer a video for reflection using – "Light of the world"  by Tim Hughes - DownloadSample 

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is a version of this with words to use to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing.
An Advent Liturgy by Peter Sheasby
An Advent Liturgy by Peter Sheasby

This is a set of 5 Advent liturgies based on a star travelling from the back of the church to the front and stopping off at various places on its journey. There is a reading, reflection and prayer for each Sunday on the journey. There are also extra stopping off places for a Carol Service and Midnight Communion

There are PowerPoint Slides - Download - and a booklet to print double sided and then folded - Download

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
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

We declare Your majesty We declare Your majesty,  SOF 577, MP 726, TS 544

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Malcolm Du Plessis, © 1984 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Magnificent, all glorious Lord Magnificent, all glorious Lord, SOF 1961, TS 1983

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Chris Bowater, © 2005 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
See Him lying on a bed of straw See Him lying on a bed of straw,  HP 118, STF 216, RAS 151, CP 68, KS 291, SOF 491, MP 589, JP 214

Available as a video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Michael Perry, © Mrs B Perry, adm The Jubilate Group. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Light of the world Light of the world,  STF 175, SOF 1419, MP 1086, TS 1406

Available as a full video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Tim Hughes, © 2002 Thankyou Music 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 the children who brought the first Christingle to church  - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that links today's readings to a Christingle - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Bethlehem in Judah Bethlehem in Judah, Words, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Dave Godfrey, © 2005 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.
The greatest present The greatest present, Words, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823.  The words are copyright: © 2006-7 Snack Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Round orange, round orange, you serve as a sign Round orange, round orange, you serve as a sign,  STF 184

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Elizabeth Cosnett, © 1992 Stainer & Bell Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Micah 5:2-5a Micah 5:2-5a  on Lectionary Video C1 - Sample
Luke 1:46b-55 Luke 1:46b-55 is available on Lectionary Video B1 - Sample
Luke 1:46b-55 Luke 1:46b-55 is available on Just Worship video - Download - Sample
My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord (Magnificat) My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord (Magnificat), STF 793

The words are copyright: From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Micah 5:2-5a
Micah 5:2-5a
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. 
Hebrews 10:5-10
Luke 1:39-45
Luke 1:39-45

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores Mary's visit to Elizabeth - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - A one sided conversation -  Elizabeth tries to have a conversation, but Zechariah still finds it hard to respond - Download



Songs:

Tell out my soul Tell out my soul, HP 86, STF 186, RAS 740, CP 362, SOF 520, MP 631, TS 471, JP 229

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: © Timothy Dudley Smith, adm Oxford University Press and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
A great and mighty wonder A great and mighty wonder, HP 90, CP 41

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Germanus, tr John Mason Neal. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Come, Thou long expected Jesus Come, Thou long expected Jesus, HP 81, STF 169, RAS 138, MP 102, CP 24

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.


Arrow Response

Prayers:
 
A prayer for others
A prayer for others

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

There is an alternative set of prayers for others than make use of "With God all things are possible" by Graham Maule and John Bell - Download

There is a mp3 of the tune of this incorporated in the slides - Download

Both of the these need to be downloaded and kept in the same folder.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread The Lord's 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
All Included
The Lord's Prayer from All Included  for December.

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.

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

With God all things are possible With God all things are possible, TS 1633

The words are copyright: Graham Maule & John Bell, © 1987, 1996, WGRG, Iona Community and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Heaven shall not wait Heaven shall not wait, STF 701, TS 151 (full version)

The words are copyright: Graham Maule & John Bell, © 1987 WGRG, Iona Community and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Through all the changing scenes of life Through all the changing scenes of life, HP 73, RAS 685, SOF 1566, MP 702, STF 638, CP 604

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by  Nahum Tate & Nicholas Brady. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


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
Bring your Christingle with gladness and joy!
Valerie Ruddle & William Horton, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) JP 315
Can you see what we have made
Graham Kendrick, © 1997 Make Way Music (CCLI) TS 353, KS 24, Video - Sample
God, whose love is everywhere © Timothy Dudley Smith, adm Oxford University Press (CCLI) CP 79, JP 353, Video - Sample
It’s round like an orange Basil Bridge, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) JP 402
Baby Jesus in the manger
Gill Broomhill, © 1992 Thankyou Music (CCLI) SOF 663




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