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IDEAS for Easter 7 (Year B)

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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
Psalm 1
1 John 5:9-13
John 17:6-19

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Praying with Jesus


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd Dr Mike Bossingham, BD, BSc - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Psalm 1 As an opening video we are offering Psalm 1 by the Sons of Korah -  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 with words that can be used as a reading.
From a Distance
We offer a video for reflection using "From a Distance" by Bette Midler - DownloadSample

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

The prayer for others make use of this video.

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

O God of love, I come to you again O God of love, I come to you again, SOF 1472

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:: Louise and Nathan Fellingham, ©  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I love You more each day I love You more each day, SOF 1330

The words are copyright: Ken Riley, © 2001 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Christ is the king! O friends rejoice Christ is the king! O friends rejoice, RAS 571, CP 165

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: George K A Bell, © 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.
 My Jesus, my Saviour My Jesus, my Saviour, STF 363, SOF 935, MP 1003, TS 367, KS 257

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:  Darlene Zschech, © 1993 Wondrous Worship, Adm 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 Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is an exploration of whether a glass is half full or half empty - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that explores whether Jesus is over optimistic about what the disciples can acheive - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 May you bear fruit in Jesus’ name May you bear fruit in Jesus’ name, Words, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. 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.
God’s people God’s people, KS 86

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: © John Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I love ya I love ya, Words, Sheet music

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: 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.

Animations by Malcolm Evans

Arrow Word

Readings:

Psalm 1 Psalm 1 is on Lectionary Video B3 - Sample
Psalm 1 Psalm 1 by the Sons of Korah

A video with words and music - Download - Sample
John 17:6-19 John 17:6-19  is  on The Visual Bible - John - Sample

This section of video is very dark and probably will not project very well.
Acts 1:15-17,21-26 Acts 1:15-17,21-26 is  on The Visual Bible - Acts - Sample
Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked (Psalm 1) Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked (Psalm 1) - STF 800

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.
Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
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.  
1 John 5:9-13
John 17:6-19
John 17:6-19

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores the prayer that Jesus said for his disciples - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Late night chat with John - John appears on a late night chat show - Download

A sketch from Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - Jesus prays for is Disciples - The prayer of Jesus for his disciples -  Download

Songs:

For all the saints, who from their labours rest For all the saints, who from their labours rest, HP 814, STF 745, RAS 658, CP 232, SOF 109, MP 148, TS 684

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by William W. How. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Now is eternal life Now is eternal life, HP 203, RAS 432, CP 152

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: George Wallace Briggs, © 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 is made the sure foundation Christ is made the sure foundation, HP 485, STF 677, RAS 559, CP 207, CP 208, MP 73, TS 654

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by John Neale. 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

The prayers for others make use of a video to "From a Distance".

Please ensure that you download and copy both the PowerPoint and Video file and always keep them in the same folder.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread The blessing 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 blessing 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. Now available as a download

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

May the grace of Christ our Saviour May the grace of Christ our Saviour, HP 762, CP 520

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 Newton. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
As we bring our songs of love today As we bring our songs of love today, SOF 1177

The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 2002 Make Way Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Now let us from this table rise Now let us from this table rise, HP 619, STF 596, RAS 463, CP 315

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 Kaan, © 1968 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
Head of Thy church triumphant
Charles Wesley HP 818
Lord, You have searched and known my ways Peter Jarvis, © P.G. Jarvis (CCLI) HP 71, RAS 70
Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly dove Isaac Watts HP 297, RAS 299
Come, let us all unite and sing Howard Kingsbury HP 31
Come, my soul, thy suit prepare John Newton HP 546, CP 404

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