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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Arrow Reflection

by Rev'd John Staton  - Download
and also by Rev'd Tony Buglass - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

All I once held dear
We offer a video for reflection of "All I once held dear"  written  and sung by Graham Kendrick - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
O Hear the Word
We also offer a video for reflection of "O Hear the Word"  by Mike Rayson  - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
From the breaking of the dawn
We offer a video for reflection of  "From the breaking of the dawn" by Keith Getty & Stuart Townend - DownloadSample

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

This is also available in a version with words to lead singing or help the hard of hearing

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

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

Abba Father, let me be
Abba Father, let me be, STF 439, SOF 1, MP 3, TS 1, JP 2, KS 3

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 Bilbrough, © 1977 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
As we are gathered Jesus is here
As we are gathered Jesus is here,  RAS 469, SOF 28, MP 38, TS 29

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: John Daniels, © Authentic Publishing,  Adm Kingswaysongs and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
The King is among us
The King is among us, SOF 532, MP 650

The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1981 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 Holy God, generations know your promises
Holy God, generations know Your promises, SOF 1841, TS 1257

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Kate & Miles Simmonds, © 2003 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Lord, I come to You, let my heart be changed Lord, I come to You, let my heart be changed, STF 471, SOF 895, MP 880, TS 329

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Geoff Bullock, © Word Music, Maranatha! Music, Adm Song Solutions CopyCare 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

Talk

The story of the little spider
There is the story of Nick who is a great footballer, but who lets the team down nby not keeping his promises - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

All age talk
There is an all age talk that explores the covenant in terms of God's love for us - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 New Generation
New Generation

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: © John Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Lord, make me a mountain
Lord, make me a mountain, MP 436, JP 421

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: Paul Field, © 1983 Song Solutions Daybreak and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI
Jesus put this song into our hearts
Jesus put this song into our hearts, SOF 299, MP 376, TS,292, JP 408, KS 209

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: James Taylor, © 1999 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
As for me As for me, SOF 1175, KS 12

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: Jim Bailey, © 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.

Animations by Malcolm Evans

Arrow Word

Readings:

Jeremiah 31:31-34
Jeremiah 31:31-34 is available as  Lectionary Video Sample
John 15:1-10
John 15:1-10 is available as a Lectionary Video - Sample
John 15:1-10
John 15:1-10 is available on The Visual Bible - John - Sample
Mark 14:22-25
Mark 14:22-25 is available as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Deuteronomy 29:10-15
Deuteronomy 29:10-15
Exodus 24:3-11
Exodus 24:3-11

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.  
Romans 12:1-2
Romans 12:1-2
John 15:1-10
John 15:1-10
Mark 14:22-25
Mark 14:22-25


Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that looks at the different promise that we make -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download
An alternative
There is also a sermon that looks at the covenants God has made with people, their effect and how we are helped to keep them (uses the alternative readings) -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - The Work Placement -  Maurice is learning the ropes in the vineyard! - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The Vine - Jesus explores his words about the vine with Peter - Download

Songs:

Standing on the promises of Christ my King
Standing on the promises of Christ my King, MP 932

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 Russell Carter. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.
You are the vine
You are the vine, STF 258, SOF 629, MP 792

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Danny Daniels & Randy Rigby, © 1985 Mercy/Vineyard Publishing, Adm. by Song Solutions CopyCare and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI
Though I feel afraid
Though I feel afraid, SOF 1063, TS 522

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Ian White, © 1996 Little Misty Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O Jesus, King most wonderful
O Jesus, King most wonderful, HP 269, CP 485, RAS 356

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words by Bernard of Clairvaux and Edward Caswall. 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

The prayer for others make use of "By your side".  Please ensure that you download both the music and PowerPoint files and always keep them in the same folder -  Download

There is also a sheet with pictures of grapes for these prayers - Download
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing


Other Resources:

At the breaking of the bread
The Words of the Covenant from At the Breaking of the bread for Covenant

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 Words of the Covenant from All Included for Covenant

All Included is a set of 16 all age communion liturgies. One for each month of the year and then Christmas, Easter, Pentecost 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

Come, let us use the grace divine
Come, let us use the grace divine, HP 649, STF 549

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 scheme.
All I once held dear
All I once held dear, STF 489, SOF 646, MP 799, TS 11, KS 5

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: Graham Kendrick, © 1993 Make Way Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O Jesus, I have promised
O Jesus, I have promised, HP 704, STF 563, RAS 509, CP 538, MP 501, SOF 418, TS 391

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by John Bode. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
From the breaking of the dawn From the breaking of the dawn,  STF 156, SOF 1774, TS 1796

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: Keith Getty & Stuart Townend, © 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.


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