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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Joshua 5:9-12
Psalm 32
2 Corinthians 5:16-21
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32


We have chosen the theme: The loving parent

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 40:27-41:13
Psalm 30
2 Timothy 4:1-18
John 11:17-44


We have chosen the theme: Jesus' amazing response


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Introduction

He picked me up As an opening video we are offering “He picked me up” by Dave Bilbrough  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. 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
Amazing Grace As an opening video we are offering "Amazing Grace" by John Newton - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. 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 30" by the Sons of Korah
As an opening video we are offering "Psalm 30" by the Sons of Korah -  DownloadSample

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 with words for use as a reading.
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

He picked me up He picked me up, SOF 757

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: Dave Bilbrough,  © 1996 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.
Oh, I was made for this Oh, I was made for this, MP 912, TS 389

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

The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick,  © 1995 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.
Praise our God who, full of love Praise our God who,  full of love, 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:  © Richard Morgan 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.
Crown Him with many crowns
Crown Him with many crowns, HP 255, STF 347, RAS 262, CP 166, SOF 77, MP 109, TS 77

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by Matthew Bridges & Godfrey Thring. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
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Talks

Children's talk
For children we suggest showing a video from "The Parables" and then there are questions about it - 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 prodigal son and the loving father - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 All the same All the same (A naggy mum), JP 302

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: Paul Field, © 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.
I look out through the doorway I look out through the doorway, JP 371

The words are copyright:  © 1990 Greg Leavers and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Nobody’s a nobody Nobody’s a nobody, KS 664

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: © 1993 John Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Resurrection
Resurrection, Words, Sheet Music

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

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

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Readings:

Joshua 5:9-12 Joshua 5:9-12  is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 32 Psalm 32 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 32:1-7 by Sons of Korah
Psalm 32:1-7 is available as a Sons of Korah video with words and music - Download - Sample
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 is available on The Parables - Sample
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 is available on Puppets and Parables - Sample
Happy the one whose transgression is forgiven (Psalm 32) Happy the one whose transgression is forgiven (Psalm 32),  Words

The words are copyright: from Common worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Joshua 5:9-12
Joshua 5:9-12
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved. 
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

Talk:

A Talk
There is an adult version of the talk that examines the parable of the prodigal son and the loving father - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Not all are welcoming -  The older brother needs to be convinced - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The Prodigal Son - A dramatic retelling of the parable - Download


Alternative Readings:

John 11:32-44 as a  Lectionary Video
John 11:32-44 is offered as a  Lectionary Video - Sample
John 11:1-45 from The Miraclemaker
John 11:17-44 is on The Miraclemaker - Sample
John 11:17-44 from the Visual Bible
John 11:17-44 is on the Visual Bible - John - Sample
Psalm 30 as a Lectionary Video
Psalm 30 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 30 by Sons of Koray video with words
Psalm 30 is offered as a Sons of Korah video with words - Download - Sample
I will exalt You, O Lord, because You have raised me up (Psalm 30) I will exalt You, O Lord, because You have raised me up (Psalm 30) - STF 808

The words are copyright: From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

Isaiah 40:27-41:13
Isaiah 40:27-41:13
Psalm 30
Psalm 30
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. 
2 Timothy 4:1-18
2 Timothy 4:1-18
John 11:17-44
John 11:17-44

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that looks at how Jesus responds differently to the approaches of Martha and Mary - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:


Amazing grace, how sweet the sound Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, HP 215, STF 440, RAS 92, CP 375, SOF 19, TS 18, MP 31, JP 8, KS 9

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by John Newton. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
I was lost without a trace I was lost without a trace, SOF 843

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 Oakley,  © 1995 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.
How deep the Father's love for us How deep the Father's love for us, SOF 780, MP 988, TS 185

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Stuart Townend, © 1995 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Now take away the stone, he is not dead
Now take away the stone, he is not dead, Words

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Andrew Pratt, © 2011 Stainer and 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 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 A call to worship 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
A prayer of praise 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.

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

Come, let us to the Lord our God Come, let us to the Lord our God, HP 33, CP 402, RAS 81

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are by John Morison. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Just as I am, without one plea Just as I am, without one plea, HP 697, RAS 364, CP 308, TS 306, STF 556, SOF 316, MP 396

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631.The words are by Charlotte Elliot. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report..
Forgive our sins as we forgive Forgive our sins as we forgive, HP 134, CP 428, STF 423, RAS 84

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0016631. The words are copyright: Rosamund E Herklots, © 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.
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-0016631. 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.


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