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IDEAS for December 23rd, 2012

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These are the resources on offer for December 23rd (Advent 4)

The related readings for this Sunday are:

The theme for this week: Round orange, round orange

The resources ths week have been designed to be used in a Christingle service. In the Collection part we offer a choice of 4 Christingle songs + "Round orange, round orange" last week.

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Arrow Reflection

Written by Rev'd Eric Potts BA - Download

Arrow Worship

Advent Liturgy

Advent Liturgy
This year's lent liturgy is by Rev'd Peter Sheasby. It is available as a PDF file - Download - and also as a PowerPoint file - Download

The liturgy makes use of Advent candles tell their story - STF 165

The words are copyright: © Mark Earey and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

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 OLE-005833. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

We also offer a version with words to lead congregational singing.

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
See Him laying on a bed of straw, Michael Perry, © Mrs B Perry/ Jubilate Hymns, HP 118, STF 216, RAS 151, CP 68, SOF 491, MP 589, JP 214, KS 291 (Awaiting conseht)


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

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. 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 OLE-005833. 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.

Arrow Material suitable for children

Talk

 All age talk
There is an all age talk that starts explores the meaning of Christmas using these readings and 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 OLE-005833. 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 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.

Arrow Word

Readings:
Micah 5:2-5a
Micah 5:2-5a is available on Lectionary Video C1 - Sample

Lectionay Video C1 is available as a downloadable product
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 2 - Christmas and Easter - Sample

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

Talk:

all age talk There is an all age talk that starts explores the meaning of Christmas using these readings and a Christingle -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download


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

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 OLE-005833. 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, Sheet Music

The words are by Germanus, tr John Mason Neal. 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

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:

The Intercessions
The Intercessions 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, 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.


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.

Arrow The IDEAS Collection

You can see more at IDEAS Collection.

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
God, whose love is everywhere © Timothy Dudley Smith, adm Oxford University Press (CCLI) CP 79, JP 353
It’s round like an orange Basil Bridge, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) JP 402
Earth has many a noble city Prudentius, tr Edward Caswell and others CP 85

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Arrow From previous months

Long term members may like to use appropriate material from previous months. The passwords for these will remain valid indefinitely. Newer members are able to purchase access to individual months for £5 and also blocks of 6 months resources for £15

Songs in red are principally for children

Come, Thou long expected Jesus, HP 81, STF 169, RAS 138, MP 102, CP 24 is also available as a video with words and backing track - Download - Sample in the material for December 5th, 2010

Glory be to God on high, HP 101, STF 199, CP 361 is available in the material for December 18th, 2011

Let earth and heaven combine, HP 109, STF 208, RAS 190, TS 1394 is available in the material for December 25th, 2011

Round orange, round orange, you serve as a signSTF 184  is also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for December 16th, 2012

Through all the changing scenes of life, HP 73, RAS 685, SOF 1566, MP 702, CP 604 is available in the material for July 1st, 2012

You have lifted up the humble, SOF 1137, is available in the material for July 22nd, 2012



Arrow Notes
To access these materials you do need to subscribe to IDEAS.

Hymnbooks covered:

SOF – Songs of Fellowship
MP – Mission Praise
TS, The Source
HP, Hymns and Psalms
STF, Singing the Faith
RAS, Rejoice and Sing
CP, Common Praise
JP, Junior Praise
KS – Kids Source

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