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The related readings for this Sunday are:

                   Isaiah 35:1-10
                   Psalm 146:5-10
                   James 5:7-10
                   Matthew 11:2-11

We have chosen the theme: Jesus is the one

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Introduction

The Spirit Song
A video to lead into worship based on  "The Spirit Song - O let the Son of God enfold you" sung by Mike Rayson, written by John Wimber and using the artwork of David Hollingsworth.

Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed with the kind permission of Mike Rayson. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
An Advent Liturgy
An Advent Liturgy by Rev'd Peter Sheasby based on a journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem

Available as PowerPoint Slides - Download

There are also PDF files of booklets of the liturgy - Standard Print - Large Print

These are designed to be printed double sided. The Standard Print should be folded and stapled in the middle. When done correctly the pages will be in the right order.

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

Three of the images are from Mount Tabor in Galilee and the fouth is of Holt in Norfolk
A prayer of confession
A prayer of confession

Songs: The following songs could be used in this part of the service:
Long ago, prophets knew, TDH2, TS 867, HP 83, STF, HAM 484, CP 58
Jesus, we enthrone You, TDH 4, SOF 310, MP 388, TS 300
I give You all the honour, TDH 4,  SOF 210, MP 271, TS 203
Light of the world You stepped down into darkness, TDH2, TDH3, TDH 4,  SOF 1419, TS 1406
I will give you praise, SOF 270

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Story

Lord Shaftesbury and the abolition of child labou
There is the story of Lord Shaftesbury and the abolition of child labour -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to go with the story - Download

Songs
:
O give thanks to the Lord, MP 497, JP 434, CHSA 268
Shout for joy and sing, TDH 4, SOF 496, MP 297, TS 450
Jesus Christ is here, CAP 26
Make way, make way, for Christ the King, TDH3, TDH 4, SOF 384, MP 457, TS 349, STF, RAS 141, CHSA 260

If you see someone lying in the road
Available as an animated video with words and music

If you see someone lying in the road, TDH 4, JP 95

Download - Sample


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Readings:
Isaiah 35:1-10
Isaiah 35:1-10  is available on Lectionary Video A1 - Sample

Our special offer for November is all 6 Lectionary Videos for Year A for just £48 including postage as opposed to £68.94 if bought separately. We are also offering the full 3 year cycle (that's 18 Cds containing around 170 videos) for £120 including postage.
Psalm 146
Psalm 146  is available on Lectionary Video C4 - Sample
Matthew 11:2-11
Matthew 11:2-11 can be seen on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample

Many of the readings for Year A are from Matthew's Gospel. This would be a really good moment to invest in the Visual Bible, Matthew. Take a look at its availability from Amazon

Isaiah 35:1-10
Isaiah 35:1-10

Psalm 146:5-10
Psalm 146:5-10
This week's readings are from the NIV. All the readings feature pictures of the Judean wilderness.    
                 
Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.
James 5:7-10
James 5:7-10
Matthew 11:2-11
Matthew 11:2-11

Talk:

Notes for this weeks talk - Download

Songs: The following hymns could be used in this part of the service
The Kingdom of God is justice and joy, HP 139, STF, RAS 200, CP 591

On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry, TDH1TDH2, MP 538, HP 84, STF 182, RAS 134, CP 34, JP 186

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

Arrow Response

Prayers:

A prayer for others
A prayer for others

An offering prayer
An offering prayer


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

A blessing
A blessing


Songs:
The following songs could be used in this part of the service:
God's Spirit is in my heart, HP 315, STF, RAS 576, AYOC 44
Go, tell it on the mountain, TDH2, TDH 4, MP 179, HP 185, RAS 164, CHSA 142, CAP 24
Jesus has sat down at God's right hand, SOF 286, MP 360

Jesus, lover of my soul
Jesus, lover of my soul, TDH3, HP 528, STF 355, RAS 332, SOF 297, MP 372, TS 838, CP 96

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


Arrow Notes

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Hymnbooks covered:

SOF – Songs of Fellowship
MP – Mission Praise
TS, The Source
HP, Hymns and Psalms
STF, Singing the Faith - yet to be published by the Methodist Church
HAM, Hymns Ancient and Modern
RAS, Rejoice and Sing
CP, Common Praise
JP, Junior Praise
CHSA, Complete Hymns and Songs for Assembly
CAP, Come and Praise
BECD, Bible Explosion CD
KS2, Kidsource 2
AYOC – A Year of Celebration.
JUP – Jump if you’re wearing red songbook
CFW – Church Family Worship
KSC – Kids Source
PIA, Pass it on

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