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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 25:6-9
Psalm 118:1-2,14-24
Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Victory from Defeat


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

Arrow Worship

Introduction

When everything is uphill (Victory in defeat) As an opening video we are offering "When everything is uphill (Victory in defeat)" by Sammy Horner & Stuart Trotter -  Download Sample

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

This video is used by the prayers for others. There is also a version with words to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing
Come people of the risen King As an opening video we are offering  "Come people of the risen King" by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty and Stuart Townend,   Download - Sample

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

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

Victory in defeat When everything is uphill (Victory in defeat), SOF 2125

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Sammy Horner & Stuart Trotter, © 2005 Song Solutions Daybreak & Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
He has risen He has risen, STF 302, SOF 753, MP 839, TS 155

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Noel Richards, © 1986 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord, HP 250, STF 295, RAS 234, CP 136, SOF 6,  MP 30, JP 3, TS 4

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Nathan Fellingham. © 1995 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 Jesus is risen, alleluia Jesus is risen, alleluia, STF 304

The words are copyright: Bernard Kyamanywa, tr John Bell, © 1993 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 Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is a fun illustration showing why the disciples found it hard to believe Mary- Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that explores Mary's visit to the tomb of Jesus - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Roll the stone away The women went to Jesus' tomb (Roll the stone away), KS 337

Also available as an animated video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Paul Field, © 1991 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
Let there be singing, songs of rejoicing Let there be singing, songs of rejoicing, KS 627

The words are copyright: James Wright, © 2002 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.
Jesus Christ is the Lord of all Jesus Christ is the Lord of all, STF 352, SOF 866, MP 871, TS 277, JP 563, KS 193

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Steve Israel & Gerrit Gustafson, © Integrity’s Hosanna! Music, 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 Word

Readings:

Isaiah 25:6-9 Isaiah 25:6-9 is on is on Lectionary Video A6 - Sample
John 20:1-18 John 20:1-18 is  on The Visual Bible - John - Sample
John 20:1-18 John 20:1-18 is  on The Miraclemaker - Sample
The Street Bible on a Just Worship Video
The women coming to tomb and Mary seeing Jesus from the Street Bible on a Just Worship Video - Download - Sample
O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good (Psalm 118:1-2,19-29) O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good (Psalm 118:1-2,19-29), Words

The words are copyright: from Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Isaiah 25:6-9
Isaiah 25:6-9
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.  
Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18
John 20:1-18

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores the meaning of the resurrection for us - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - The news is about to break - Two angels are waiting to give the good news - Download

Two sketches from Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - Peter and John Come Running - Peter amd John dash to the empty tomb -  Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene - Jesus surprises mary and gives her a message - Download

Songs:

After darkness, light After darkness, light,  HP 186 STF 292

The words are copyright: Fred Pratt Green, © 1978 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.
Now the green blade rises from the buried grain Now the green blade rises from the buried grain, HP 204, STF 306, RAS 243, CP 153, JP 174

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: John Macleod Campbell Crum, © 1928 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.
When Easter to the dark world came When Easter to the dark world came, HP 200, STF 316, RAS 251

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: William H. Hamilton & Compilers of Rejoice and Sing, © 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.


Arrow Response

Prayers:
 
A prayer for others
A prayer for others

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

The prayers for others make use of "When everything is uphill (Victory in defeat)". Please ensure that you download both the PowerPoint and video file and always keep them together in the same folder.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread The prayer of adoration from At the Breaking of the bread for Easter Season

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 prayer of adoration  from All Included  for April.

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

The day of resurrection The day of resurrection, HP 208, STF 311, RAS 246, CP 157

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by: St John of Damascus, tr John Mason Neale. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
We have a gospel to proclaim We have a gospel to proclaim, HP 465, STF 418, CP 612, SOF 1583, MP 728

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: © Edward J Burns and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
All ye (you) that seek the Lord who died All ye (you) that seek the Lord who died, HP 188, STF 294

Also available as a video with backing track - 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.


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
Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old
Edward Plumptre HP 397, CP 347
Stand up and bless the Lord, you people James Montgomery HP 513, RAS 391, CP 577, SOF 512, MP 615
By Christ redeemed, in Christ restored George Rawson HP 600
Can I forget bright Eden's grace William Williams, tr Herbert Hodges, © Mrs Vera Hodges (CCLI) HP 417
Children of Jerusalem John Henley HP 163, MP 70

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