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The related readings for this Sunday are:

1 Samuel 16:1-13
Psalm 23
Ephesians 5:8-14
John 9:1-41

We have chosen the theme: God looks at the inside

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Micah 7:1-20
Psalm 31:1-8,(9-16)
James 5:1-20
John 3:14-21 

We have chosen the theme:  What is Salvation?

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Arrow Worship

Introduction

"Jesus, be the centre" by Michael Frye
As an opening video we are offering "Jesus, be the centre" by Michael Frye -  Download Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is also a version with words for use as congregational worship or to assist the hard of hearing.

Psalm 23 There is also "Psalm 23" from Just Worship - Lee Abbey Reflections - Download - Sample.

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. Copyright Richard Armiger and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Come people of the risen King
As an opening video we are offering "Come people of the risen King" by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty and Stuart Townend - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

This is also available in a version with words to lead singing.
Lent Liturgy
There is also a Lent Liturgy available as a PDF - Download - and supporting PowerPoint - 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

Come people of the risen King Come people of the risen King - SOF 2249

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Stuart Townend, © 2007  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Open the eyes of my heart, Lord
Open the eyes of my heart, Lord, STF 451, SOF 1490, TS 926

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright:: Paul Baloche, © 1997 Integrity Music, Adm Kingswaysong.com Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Jesus, be the centre
Jesus, be the centre, STF 447, SOF 1377, MP 1076, TS 826, KS 587

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Michael Frye, © 1999 Vineyard Songs (UK/Eire) and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 Open our eyes, Lord
Open our eyes, Lord, SOF 443, MP 545, TS 1468, KS 278

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright:  Robert Cull, © 1976 CCCM Music, Marantha Music, 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.
Before the world was made
Before the world was made - SOF 2224

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Steve Fee & Vicky Beeching, © 2009 Thankyou Music 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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Talk

Children's talk
For children there is the story of Samuel going to Bethlehem to find the new king - Download

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

All age talk
There is an all age talk consisting of 3 stories of mothers and children and then relates this to God's love for us - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Lord, the light of Your love is shining
Lord, the light of Your love is shining, STF 59, CP 513, SOF 362, TS 335, KS 237, MP 445

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1987 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.
He made the eyes of the blind man see
He made the eyes of the blind man see, KS 505

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The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Paul Harvey, © 2002 Kevin Mayhew Ltd and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
We want to see Jesus lifted high
We want to see Jesus lifted high, SOF 1105, MP 957, TS 559, KS 365

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright:  Doug Horley, © 1993 Thankyou Music, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
For God so loved
For God so loved, KS 464

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. 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:

John 9:41 on the Visual Bible - John John 9:1-41 is available on the Visual Bible - John - Sample
Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 23 Psalm 23 from Just Worship - Download - 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
1 Samuel 16:1-13
1 Samuel 16:1-13

Psalm 23
Psalm 23
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.  
Ephesians 5:8-14
Ephesians 5:8-14
John 9:1-41
John 9:1-41

Talk:


A Talk
There is a sermon that explores the testimony of the blind man and then our own testimonies -  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 - Jesus heals a blind man and The Blind Man's Story   the blind man tells his own story- Download


By Ann Bossingham - He can speak for himself - A lively TV debate between the ex-blind man , a nieghbour and a pharisee - Download

Second Service:

John 3:14-21
John 3:14-21 is on the Visual Bible - John - Sample
John 3:14-21
John 3:14-21 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 31:1-5,15-16 Psalm 31:1-8,(9-16) is offered as  from Just Worship Video - Download - Sample
In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge (Psalm 31:1-16)
In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge (Psalm 31:1-16), Words

The words are copyright: from Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

Micah 7:1-20
Micah 7:1-20
Psalm 31:1-8,(9-16)
Psalm 31:1-8,(9-16)
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd Ann Bossingham, MA, BEd
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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.  
James 5:1-20
James 5:1-20
John 3:14-21
John 3:14-21

A talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores the meaning of salvation -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound
Amazing grace! How sweet the sound, SOF 1702, TS 1718

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: John Newton, John P. Rees, Edwin O. Excell, Chris Tomlin & Louie Giglio, © 2006 worshiptogether.com songs & sixsteps 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
Will you come and follow me
Will you come and follow me,  STF 673, CP 622, SOF 1120, RAS 558

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937.  The words are copyright: John L. Bell & Graham Maule, © 1987 WGRG, Iona Community and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI  or CALAMUS report
Eat this bread and never hunger
Eat this bread and never hunger, STF 582

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Daniel Charles Damon,  © 1993 Hope Publishing Company and used with permission . Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Father, whose everlasting love, Father, whose everlasting love, HP 520, CP 107, STF 320

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


Arrow Response

Prayers:

A prayer for others
A prayer for others

An offering prayer
An offering prayer
The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file -  Download


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. Now available as a download
All Included
The Post Communion Prayer from All Included for March

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

Christ, whose glory fills the skie
Christ, whose glory fills the skies, HP 457, STF 134, RAS 380, CP 2, SOF 1200, MP 79

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Be Thou my vision
Be Thou my vision, HP 378, CP 386, SOF 42, STF 545, RAS 489, MP 51, TS 50

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Mary Byrne and Eleanor Hull. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Come, sinners, to the gospel feast
Come, sinners, to the gospel feast , HP 460, STF 401

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
God my Father, loving me
God my Father, loving me, RAS 350

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. 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.


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