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IDEAS for Easter 6 (Year C)

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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Acts 16:9-15
Psalm 67
Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5
John 5:1-9

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme: Good news for all


Arrow Reflection
 
Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

There is no one like our God in all the earth As an opening video we are offering  “There is no one like our God in all the earth” by Noel and Tricia Richards. There is also a version with words for use to lead singing  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. 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 67 Psalm 67 is offered as a Sons of Korah video - Download - Sample

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

There is a version of this video with words use as a reading or to help the hard of hearing.

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

Whose mighty word the heavens made? Whose mighty word the heavens made? Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. 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.
There is no one like our God in all the earth There is no one like our God in all the earth,  SOF 1036

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:  Noel and Tricia Richards, © 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.
God, our God, blesses us God, our God, blesses us, SOF 735

The words are copyright:  Rosie Fellingham, © 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.
Come, now is the time to worship Come, now is the time to worship, STF 24, SOF 1205, MP 1040, TS 662, KS 436

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:Brian Doerksen, © 1998 Vineyard Songs, 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 Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children we explore being ill and how people coped in the 1st century   - Download

There is also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that covers Jesus healing the man at the Pool of Bethesda and Paul call and visit to Lydia - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Is it spooky, is it weird Is it spooky, is it weird,  KS 172

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Alan Price, © 1996 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.
I’m taking on board what God is saying I’m taking on board what God is saying, KS 163

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823.  The words are copyright:  Ian Smale (Ishmael), © 1989 Glorie 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.
Jesus, never, never, never Jesus, never, never, never,  KS 602

Also 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: © 1999 John Hardwick. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Arrow Word

Readings:

John 5:1-9 John 5:1-9 is covered by Lectionary Video C3 - Sample
John 5:1-9 John 5:1-9 is covered by The Visual Bible - John  - Sample
Psalm 67 Psalm 67 is covered by Lectionary Video A5  - Sample
Psalm 67 Psalm 67 is offered as a Sons of Korah video - Download - Sample

This version has words to use as a reading and help the hard of hearing
Acts 16:9-15 Acts 16:9-15 is covered by The Visual Bible - Acts - Sample
God be gracious to us and bless us (Psalm 67) God be gracious to us and bless us (Psalm 67), Words

The words are copyright:  From Common worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Acts 16:9-15
Acts 16:9-15
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. 
John 5:1-9
John 5:1-9


Talk:

A Talk
There is an adult version of the talk that explores Jesus healing the man at Bethesda and Paul's vision and visit to Lydia - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Fact or Fantasy -  Haram has some troublesome guests on his show as he investigates healings at Bethesda  - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The Healing at the Pool of Bethesda - A damatic retelling of this healing  - Download

Songs:

City of God, how broad and far City of God, how broad and far, HP 809, CP 400, MP 814

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Samuel Johnson. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Sing to Him in whom creation Sing to Him in whom creation, HP 324, STF 14

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823.  The words are copyright:  Michael Hewlett, © 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.
There is a land of pure delight There is a land of pure delight, HP 822, RAS 668, CP 597

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Isaac Watts. 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 call to worship 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 call to worship 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.

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

Thou, whose almighty word Thou, whose almighty word, HP 29, SOF 557, STF 106, RAS 38, CP 267, MP 699

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by John Marriott, Thomas Raffles. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Awake, awake to this new day Awake, awake to this new day, TS 1137

The words are copyright: Godfrey Birtill, © 2003 Whitfield Music UK, 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.
O Christ, the healer, we have come
O Christ, the healer, we have come,  HP 395, STF 653, CP 346

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Fred Pratt Green, © 1969 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.


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
Light's glittering morn bedecks the sky
Anonymous Latin, tr John M Neale CP 149
Love's redeeming work is done Charles Wesley CP 150
Most glorious Lord of life, that on this day Edmund Spenser CP 151
Most holy Judge Steve & Vikki Cook, © 1991 People of Destiny International Word Music Adm. Song Solutions CopyCare (CCLI) SOF 928
No scenes of stately majesty Graham Kendrick, © 1997 Make Way Music (CCLI) SOF 1463, TS 375

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