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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Acts 16:16-34
Psalm 97
Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21
John 17:20-26

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme: Loving one another in Christ

This week can be the start of Christian Aid Week


Arrow Reflection
 
Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Alpha and Omega As an opening video we are offering  “Alpha and Omega” by Adrian Snell -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Praise is rising We are also offering "Praise is rising" by Paul Baloche & Brenton Brown -  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 to lead singing 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

O God, the God of blessing O God, the God of blessing, SOF 1982

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Gareth Robinson. © 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.
Great and marvellous are Your deeds, O God, Great and marvellous are Your deeds, O God,  SOF 1253

The words are copyright:  Geraldine Latty & Carey Luce, © 2002 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 Your glory fills the heavens Christ Your glory fills the heavens, TS 656

The words are copyright:  © Steve James, Adm Jubilate Group and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Praise is rising Praise is rising,  STF 64, SOF 2007

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 Baloche & Brenton Brown, © 2005 Integrity Music, Adm Kingswaysings.com 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 the story of the Jailer at Philippi   - Download

There is also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that looks at the imprisonment of Paul and Silas and briefly looks at the prayer of Jesus for the believers - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Come on everybody sing praises Come on everybody sing praises, Words

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: © 1999 Greg Leavers and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
We are one, we are family together We are one, we are family together,  KS 351

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823.  The words are copyright:  Ian Smale (Ishmael), © 1982 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O O O how good is the Lord O O O how good is the Lord, MP 532, JP 180

Also 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: Anonymous, © Copyright Control. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Psalm 97 Psalm 97 is covered by Lectionary Video C3 - Sample
John 17:20-26 John 17:20-26 is covered by The Visual Bible - John  - Sample
John 17:20-26 John 17:20-26 is covered by a Just Worship video - Download Sample


The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823.
Revelation 22:12-14, 16-7, 20-21 Revelation 22:12-14, 16-7, 20-21 is covered by a Just Worship video - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823.
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) The Lord is king: let the earth rejoice (Psalm 97), 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 16:16-34
Acts 16:16-34
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 17:20-26
John 17:20-26


Talk:

A Talk
There is an adult version of the talk that explores Jesus' prayer for the believers and then the imprisonment of Paul and Silas at Philippi - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Linos's prison experience -  Linos tells of being in prison during that earthquake  - Download

Songs:

Head of Thy church, whose Spirit fills Head of Thy church, whose Spirit fills, HP 316

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. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Through the night of doubt and sorrow Through the night of doubt and sorrow, HP 441, CP 605, MP 948

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823.  The words are Bernhardt Ingemann, tr Sabine Barin Gould. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
At the name of Jesus At the name of Jesus, HP 74, STF 317, RAS 261, CP 380, SOF 32, MP 41, TS 33JP 13

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 Caroline Maria Noel. 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 prayers of intercession 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 prayers of intercession 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

O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace, HP 310, CP 188, STF 392

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 Coffin, John Chandler. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Because the Saviour prayed that we be one Because the Saviour prayed that we be one, STF 675

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: John Bell, © 2002 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.
Hark what a sound, and too divine for hearing
Hark what a sound, and too divine for hearing, HP 236, RAS 660, CP 28

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Frederic W H Myers. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


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
Nothing shall separate us Noel & Tricia Richards, © 1989 Thankyou Music (CCLI) SOF 946, MP 900, TS 377
O Christ the King of glory © Timothy Dudley-Smith, Adm Oxford University Press (CCLI) MP 905
O come and mourn with me awhile Frederick William Faber CP 114
O sacred head, surrounded Paulus Gerhardt & Henry Williams Baker CP 120
O, the love of God is boundless D.R. Edwards. adapt. by Graham Kendrick, © 2001 Make Way Music (CCLI) SOF 1495

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