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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 55:1-9
Psalm 63:1-8
1 Corinthians 10:1-13
Luke 13:1-9

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme: The patient gardener


Arrow Reflection
 
Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes, Canon Theologian of Truro Cathedral - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

As water to the thirsty As an opening video we are offering “As water to the thirsty” by Timothy Dudley-Smith. There is also a version with words that can be used to lead singing.  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. 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 126 (Sons of Korah) As an opening video we are offering "Let Your living water flow over my soul" by John Watson -  Download Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. 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
What is on the Table?
What is on the Table?

This is a set of 6 Lent liturgies written by Rev'd Ann Bossingham based on the items that may have been on the table at the Last Supper. There is a reading, reflection and prayer for each Sunday on the journey.

These lead to a Maundy Thursday communion liturgy which will also be available through IDEAS and All Included.

Available as a booklet - Download

And as a set of PowerPoint Slides - Download

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

You give rest to the weary You give rest to the weary, STF 657, SOF 2171, TS 2171

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Louise & Nathan Fellingham & Mike Busbee,  © 2005 Thankyou Music / The Livingstone Collection and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
It's amazing, astounding, extravagant grace It's amazing, astounding, extravagant grace, SOF 1902, TS 1331

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Geraldine Latty, © 2003 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, You are my God, earnestly I come God, You are my God, earnestly I come,  SOF 1801

The words are copyright:  Kate and Miles Simmonds, © 2005 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Let Your living water flow Let Your living water flow, SOF 334, TS 318

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: John Watson, © 1986 Ampelos Music, adm Song Solutions Copycare. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
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Talks

Children's talk
For children we explore gardening and then hear the story of a difficult boy in Children's Church - 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 parable of the fig tree and what it tells us about God - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Jesus, You are here Jesus, You are here, KS 219

The words are copyright: Alan Price, © 1994 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.
Lord, You put a tongue in my mouth, Lord, You put a tongue in my mouth, SOF 370, TS 342, KS 243

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Ian Smale, ©1983 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
My Rock My Rock, KS 259

And as an animated video with backing track - Download - Sample

It would be a good idea to divide the congregation in some way and have one group sing the main line and the other the echo (in red).

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Judy Mackenzie-Dunn, © 1995 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.

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Readings:

Psalm 63:1-8 Psalm 63:1-8 is available on Lectionary Video C2 - Sample
Isaiah 55:1-9 Isaiah 55:1-9 is available on Lectionary Video A5 - Sample
O God, you are my God; eagerly I seek you (Psalm 63:1-8) O God, you are my God; eagerly I seek you (Psalm 63:1-8), 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 55:1-9
Isaiah 55:1-9
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. 
Luke 13:1-9
Luke 13:1-9

Talk:

A Talk
There is an adult version of the talk that examines the connection between sin and suffering and God's nature in the old and new testaments - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - In the vineyard -  Winny and Vinny try to encourge to their friend Figgy who isn't doing so well - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - Be Ready and Prepared for the Son of Man - Jesus talks about his coming and the unfairness of life - Download


Songs:

A man had a fig tree, both barren and bare A man had a fig tree, both barren and bare, Words

The words are copyright: © Andrew Pratt and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
As water to the thirsty As water to the thirsty, STF 441

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by © Timothy Dudley-Smith, Adm Oxford University Press. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
I heard the voice of Jesus say I heard the voice of Jesus say, HP 136, CP 469, MP 275, STF 248, RAS 349, TS 206

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Horatius Bonar. 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 post communion prayer from At the Breaking of the bread for Lent and Passiontide

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 post communion prayer from All Included  for February.

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

Creator of the earth and skies Creator of the earth and skies, HP 419, RAS 82, CP 410

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Donald Wynn Hughes, © Paul Hughes and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God is here, God is present God is here, God is present, SOF 133, SOF 2295, TS 127, KS 76

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Ian Smale, ©1987 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
You shall go out with joy You shall go out with joy, STF 487, SOF 640, MP 796, TS 609, RAS 415

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: ©  Stuart Dauermann, Steffi Geiser Rubin, © 1975 Lillenas Publishing Company, 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 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
We believe in God the Father
Graham Kendrick, © 1986 Thankyou Music (CCLI) SOF 572, MP 720, TS 541
We bow down and confess Viola Grafstrom, © 1996 Thankyou Music (CCLI) SOF 1084, MP 1123, TS 1028
We shall stand with our feet on the rock Graham Kendrick, © 1988 Make Way Music (CCLI) SOF 589, MP 737, TS 556
What a friend I’ve found Martyn Smith, © 1996 Curious? Music, Adm Kingswaysongs (CCLI) SOF 1109, TS 565
When the Spirit of the Lord is within my heart Anonymous SOF 598

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