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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Acts 2:42-47
Psalm 23
1 Peter 2:19-25
John 10:1-10

We have chosen the theme:  Trusting Jesus

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Ezra 3:1-13
Psalm 29:1-10
Ephesians 2:11-22
Luke 19:37-48

We have chosen the theme:  Jesus' journey to the temple


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Arrow Worship

Introduction

Surrounded by His love As an opening video we are offering "Surrounded by His love"  by Paul Field - Download  - Sample

The backing track is copyright and distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

There is also a version with words to lead singing or assist the hard of hearing.
The Lord’s my shepherd There is also "The Lord’s my shepherd" by Stuart Townend  - Download - Sample.

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

There is also a version of this video with words that can be used to lead singing
Psalm 23
There is also "Psalm 23" from Just Worship - Lee Abbey Reflections - Download - Sample.

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Copyright Richard Armiger and used with permission. 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

Surrounded by His love Surrounded by His love, JP 602

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: Paul Field, © 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 Lord’s my shepherd The Lord’s my shepherd, STF 481, SOF 1030, MP 1008, TS 988

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: Stuart Townend, © 1996 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Loving Shepherd of Thy sheep Loving Shepherd of Thy sheep, CP 517, MP 888

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Jane Eliza Leeson. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
 I will enter His gates
I will enter His gates, RAS 386, SOF 268, MP 307, TS 262, KS 185

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Leona von Brethorst, © 1976 Maranatha! Praise Inc, 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.
Hosanna in the highest Hosanna, hosanna, hosanna in the highest,  SOF 189, MP 242, TS 182, STF 263, JP 365, KS 111

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Carl Tuttle, © 1985 Mercy / Vineyard Publishing 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

Children's talk
For children there is the story of Billy and Sarah who go out of their garden through the gate they were never to go through and get into trouble - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk  - Download

All age talk
There is an interactive talk that explores the saying "I am the gate" by looking at  different sorts of gate.  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Lost far from home (Dependence Day) Lost far from home (Dependence Day),  Words, Sheet music

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Dave Godfrey, © 2002 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.
New Strength New Strength

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words and music 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
The Lord is my shepherd, I'll trust in him always The Lord is my shepherd, I'll trust in Him always, JP 244

The words are anonymous. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Sing Hosanna, Shout Hurray! Sing Hosanna, Shout Hurray! John Hardwick's 50 Songs.

Also available as an animated video with backing track - 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.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Acts 2:42-47 Acts 2:42-47 is on The Visual Bible - Acts - Sample

Psalm 23  Psalm 23 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 23 Psalm 23 from Just Worship - Download - Sample
Psalm 23 from Just Worship - Lee Abbey Reflections
Psalm 23 from Just Worship - Lee Abbey Reflections - Download - Sample
John 10:1-10 John 10:1-10 is  offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
John 10:1-10 John 10:1-10 is on The Visual Bible - John - Sample
The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23)
The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23), STF 805

The words are copyright: NRSV, © Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA
Acts 2:42-47
Acts 2:42-47
Psalm 23
Psalm 23
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd Mandy Briggs
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Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
1 Peter 2:19-25
John 10:1-10
John 10:1-10

Talk:


A Talk
There is a talk that explores the saying "I am the gate" by looking at the different sorts of gate. -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood -  The Good Shepherd - Jesus has a discussion with the Pharisees over the healing of the man born blind  - Download


By Ann Bossingham - The Gatekeeper - A stranger turns up at the sheepfold - Download

Second Service:

Luke 19:37-48 Luke 19:37-48 is covered by The Miraclemaker - Sample
Luke 19:37-48
Luke 19:37-48 is also covered by Jesus Christ, Superstar - Sample
Psalm 29 Psalm 29 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Ascribe to the Lord, you powers of heaven (Psalm 29:1-10)
Ascribe to the Lord, you powers of heaven (Psalm 29:1-10), STF 807

The words are copyright: From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


Ezra 3:1-13
Ezra 3:1-13
Psalm 29:1-10
Psalm 29:1-10
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd  Ann Bossingham - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Luke 19:37-48
Luke 19:37-48

A talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that follows the journey of Jesus from Bethany, over the Mount if Olives, by Dominus Flavit and into the temple site -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

There’s a wideness in God’s mercy
There’s a wideness in God’s mercy, HP 230, STF 416, MP 683, RAS 353, CP 598

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823.  The words are by Frederick Faber. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
All the way my Saviour leads me All the way my Saviour leads me, SOF 1162, TS 625, MP 22, TS1711

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Frances Alstyne, (TS1711, adpt. Chris Bowater © 2007 Thankyou Music). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Thank you, thank you for the blood that You shed
Thank you, thank you for the blood that You shed, SOF 1531, MP 110, TS 1524

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Matt Redman, © 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.
Draw nigh to Thy Jerusalem, O Lord Draw nigh to Thy Jerusalem, O Lord,  RAS 211

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Jeremy Taylor. 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


An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing


Other Resources:

At the breaking of the bread
The Intercessions 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. Now available as a download
All Included
The Communion prayer from All Included for May

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

Thou shepherd of Israel, and mine Thou shepherd of Israel, and mine, HP 750

Also 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 & Joseph Hart. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
You are the Shepherd You are the Shepherd, SOF 2165

Also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Keith Getty & Kristyn Lennox, © 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.
Thuma Mina Thuma Mina, STF 782,  TS 2104

Also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Traditional South African, Anders Nyberg, © 1990 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.
The God who sings The God who sings, STF 714

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Douglas Galbraith, © Panel on Worship of the Church of Scotland 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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