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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 65:17-25
Psalm 118:1-2,14-24
1 Corinthians 15:19-26
Luke 24:1-12


We have chosen the theme: Things can only get better

The scond service readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 43:1-21
Psalms 66; 114; 117
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
John 20:19-23


We have chosen the theme:  The Mission of Jesus


Arrow Worship

Introduction

The wonder of Your cross shall be our meditation As an opening video we are offering “The wonder of Your cross shall be our meditation” by Robin Mark, © 2004 Integrity Music, Adm Kingswaysongs. There is also a version with words for use to lead singing  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is a version of this video with words to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing
Arise and sing As an opening video we are offering "Arise and sing"  by Brenton Brown, Jason Ingram and Marty Sampson - Download  - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is a version of this video with words to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing.
Psalm 117 by Sons of Korah
We are also offering Psalm 117 by Sons of Korah - Download  - Sample

There is also a version with words for use as  a reading or to assist the hard of hearing.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. 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

Celebrate, Jesus, celebrate Celebrate, Jesus, celebrate, SOF 57, TS 67, KS 25

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. Gary Oliver, © 1988 Integrity 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.
The strife is o’er, the battle done The strife is o’er, the battle done, HP 214, RAS 250, CP 159, MP 670

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by Francis Pott. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Christ is risen, alleluia, alleluia Christ is risen, alleluia, alleluia, SOF 60, MP 812, TS 1164

The words are copyright: Chris Rollinson , © 1989 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 LE-0016631. 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.
Holy Spirit, Breath of heaven
Holy Spirit, Breath of heaven, STF 381, SOF 1848, TS 1862

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Geraldine Latty, © 2004  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 we explore who the apostles were  - Download

There is also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that explores the resurrection and the idea of first fruits - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Tell them Tell them

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Bryson Smith, Philip Percival,  © 2003 Emu Music Australia Inc. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Animations by Malcolm Evans
Jesus said “I am the living one” Jesus said “I am the living one”, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright:  © Greg Leavers. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God's not dead. No! He is alive God's not dead. No! He is alive, TS 133, JP 60

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are anonymous. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Just as the father sent You, Lord
Just as the father sent You, Lord, KS 223

The words are copyright: Alan J Price, © 1992 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 Word

Readings:

Luke 24:1-12 Luke 24:1-12 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Isaiah 65:17-25 Isaiah 65:17-25 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Luke 19:28-40 Luke 24:1-12  from the Street Bible read by Rob Lacey 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 65:17-25
Isaiah 65:17-25
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved. 
Luke 24:1-12
Luke 24:1-12


Talk:

A Talk
There is an adult version of the talk that explores the readings from Isaiah, Luke and 1 Corinthians looking at the resurrection and first fruits. - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - The women returning -  As they walk back to the men the women wonder about what they have experienced.- Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The women come to the tomb - The women worry about how to get into the tomb to embalm the body and have a surprise  - Download


Second Service:

John 20:19-31
John 20:19-31 is offered as Lectionary Video - Sample
John 20:19-23
John 20:19-23 is available on The Visual Bible - John - Sample
Psalm 114
Psalm 114 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
When Israel came out of Egypt (Psalm 114)
When Israel came out of Egypt (Psalm 114), Words

The words are copyright: Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Psalm 117 as a Sons of Korah video
Psalm 117 is offered as a Sons of Korah video with words - Download - Sample

 The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
O praise the Lord, all you nations (Psalm 117)
O praise the Lord, all you nations (Psalm 117), Words

The words are copyright: Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth (Psalm 66) Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth (Psalm 66) - STF 812

The words are copyright: NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

Isaiah 43:1-21
Isaiah 43:1-21
Psalm 66
Psalm 66 
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. 
Psalm 114
Psalm 114 
Psalm 117
Psalm 117
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
John 20:19-23
John 20:19-23


Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores Jesus' mission and ours. - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

Jesus Christ is risen today Jesus Christ is risen today, CP 147, TS 276, SOF 285, MP 357, JP 130

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by Lyra Davidica  & Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Now is Christ risen from the dead Now is Christ risen from the dead, MP 901

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. 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.
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-0016631.  The words are copyright: William H. Hamilton, © 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.
Christ has risen while earth slumbers
Christ has risen while earth slumbers, STF 296

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: John Bell & Graham Maule, © 1988 WGRG, Iona Community and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI or Calamus report.


Arrow Response

Prayers:
 
A prayer for others
A prayer for others

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

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread The Peace from At the Breaking of the bread for Easter

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 Peace from All Included  for Easter.

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

Christ Jesus, in the garden Christ Jesus, in the garden, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by © Richard Morgan. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
The wonder of Your cross shall be our meditation The wonder of Your cross shall be our meditation, SOF 2069, TS 1555

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright:  Robin Mark, © 2004 Integrity 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.
There is a king, a risen king There is a king, a risen king, SOF 2559

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631.  The words are copyright: Jason Ingram, Marty Sampson & Brenton Brown, © 2010  Thankyou Music & Sony ATV, Timber Publishing, West Main Music, Adm by Sony ATV and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Touch the earth lightly
Touch the earth lightly, STF 729

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Shirley Erena Murray, © 1992 Hope Publishing Co. 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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