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The related readings for this Sunday are:

1 Samuel 1:20-28
Psalm 34:11-20
2 Corinthians 1:3-7
Luke 2:33-35


We have chosen the theme:  God comforts us

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Exodus 6:2-13
Psalm 13, Psalm 14
Romans 5:1-11
John 12:1-8

We have chosen the theme:  Fragrance


Arrow Worship

Introduction

Lord, I come before Your throne of grace As an opening video we are offering  "Lord, I come before Your throne of grace", Robert & Dawn Critchley -  Download Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is also a version of this video with words for congregational singing or to help the hard of hearing.
Softly and Tenderly We are also offering "Making Memories"  by Mike Rayson - Download  - Sample

The backing track is copyright and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

It is also used by the prayers for others.
O my soul, arise and bless Your MakerWe are also offering "O my soul, arise and bless Your Maker" by Stuart Townend -  Download - Sample

There is also a version of the song with the words to lead singing or assist the hard of hearing

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

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

God of Eve and God of Mary God of Eve and God of Mary, STF 119

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright:: Fred Kaan,  © 1989 Stainer & Bell Ltd. & The Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I have come to love You I have come to love You,  SOF 1319

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Martin Cooper & Paul Oakley, © 1999  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Lord, I come before Your throne of grace Lord, I come before Your throne of grace, STF 58, SOF 894, MP 1087, TS 1967

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright:: Robert & Dawn Critchley, © 1989   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 Lord, You're beautiful O Lord, You're beautiful, SOF 432, TS 401, MP 513

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright:  Keith Green, © Birdwing Music / BMG Songs Inc / EMI Christian Music / Small Stone Media, adm 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.
O my soul, arise and bless Your MakerO my soul, arise and bless Your Maker, SOF 1481, TS 1460

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright:  Stuart Townend, ©  Thankyou Music 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 Hannah and the birth of Samuel - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that looks at the experience of Hannah and then the words of Simeon in the temple - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 There is no one else like you, (Special) There is no one else like you, (Special), JP 476, KS 325

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright:: Paul Field, © 1991 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.
All the same (A naggy mum), All the same (A naggy mum), JP 302

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Paul Field, © 1991 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 my father and my friend God's my father and my friend, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Steve Woods, © 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.
I am a new creationI am a new creation, STF 553, SOF 197, MP 254, TS 191, KS 115

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright:  Dave Bilborough, © 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.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Psalm 34:11-20 Psalm 34:11-20 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample

The elderly couple are Mike's parents .
I will bless the Lord at all times (Psalm 34) I will bless the Lord at all times (Psalm 34), STF 809

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, STF 809
1 Samuel 1:20-28
1 Samuel 1:20-28
Psalm 34:11-20
Psalm 34:11-20
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd John Staton BA - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
2 Corinthians 1:3-7
Luke 2:33-35
Luke 2:33-35

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that looks at Hannah's experience, the words of Simeon and then how God supports and comforts us and wants us to that for others - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Baby talk - 2 mums talk about Simeon and his hope to see the Messiah  - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - Simeon and Anna ­  and Jesus is Circumcised - Jesus is brought to the temple - Download

Second Service

John 12:1-8John 12:1-8 is available on The Visual Bible - John - Sample
Romans 5:1-8Romans 5:1-8 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
How long will you forget me, O Lord  for ever (Psalm 13) How long will you forget me, O Lord  for ever (Psalm 13), Words

The words are copyright: Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
The fool has said in his heart, 'There is no God.' (Psalm 14)The fool has said in his heart, 'There is no God.' (Psalm 14), Words

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

Exodus 6:2-13
Exodus 6:2-13
Psalm 13
Psalm 13
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.  
Psalm 14
Romans 5:1-11
Romans 5:1-11
John 12:1-8

A talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that looks at our sense of smell, Mary anointing Jesus and Judas's response to it - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:


O God in heaven, whose loving plan O God in heaven, whose loving plan, HP 369, CP 535

The words are copyright: Hugh Martin, © 1961. Ren. 1989 The Hymn Society. Adm Hope Publishing Co. and used with permission.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Our Father, by whose name Our Father, by whose name, HP 587

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by Francis Bland Tucker.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Sing we of the blessed mother Sing we of the blessed mother, CP 241

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: George B Timms, © 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.
Here is love vast as the oceanHere is love vast as the ocean, SOF 168, MP 987, TS 164

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by William Rees, tr William Edwards. 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 "Making memories" by Peter Shurley and sung by Mike Rayson

Please ensure that you download both the PowerPoint and video files and always keep them together in the same folder.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread The Peace from At the Breaking of the bread for Lent

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 Peace  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, 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

We gladly celebrate and praise We gladly celebrate and praise, STF 120

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Alan Gaunt, © 1998 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.
God, You meet us in our weakness
God, You meet us in our weakness, RAS 475

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: © Glen Baker (awaiting consent). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God of love and truth and beauty God of love and truth and beauty, HP 403

And also as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631.  The words are by Timothy Rees. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.
Come down, O love divineCome down, O love divine, HP 281, STF 372, RAS 294, CP 175, SOF 1202, MP 89, TS 71

And also as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by Bianco da Siena, tr R. F. Littledale. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


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