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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 42:1-9
Psalm 29
Acts 10:34-43
Matthew 3:13-17

We have chosen the theme:  Baptism and the Holy Spirit

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Joshua 3:1-8,14-17
Psalm 46
Hebrews 1:1-12
Luke 3:15-22

We have chosen the theme:  Preparing the way

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Arrow Worship

Introduction

O let the Son of God enfold you
We offer a video for reflection of "O let the Son of God enfold you" sung by Mike Rayson, written by John Wimber  - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

This song is also available with words to lead singing
The Splendour of the King
We also offer a video for reflection of "The Splendour of the King" by Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves & Ed Cash  - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

This song is also available with words to lead singing
Be still and know that I am God As an opening video we are offering "Be still and know that I am God" -  Download - Sample

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There is also a version of this video with words for congregational 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

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

Abba Father, let me be
O let the Son of God enfold you, SOF 419, MP 502, TS 392

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: John Wimber, © 1979 Mercy / Vineyard Publishing, 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.
The Splendour of the King
The Splendour of the King, STF 15, SOF 2065, TS 2073

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: Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves & Ed Cash, © 2004 Sixsteps Music, Worshiptogether.com songs, Adm Kingswaysongs & Alltrop 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.
Come, let us worship Jesus
Come, let us worship Jesus, SOF 692, MP 816, TS 73

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1992 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.
 When I look into your holiness
When I look into your holiness, SOF 595, MP 754, TS 571

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Cathy & Wayne Perrin, 1980 Integrity Music Europe, Adm Kingswaysongs and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Be still and know that I am God Be still and know that I am God, STF 18, SOF 41, MP 48, TS 48, JP 22

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The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are anonymous. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
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Talk

The story of the little spider
There is the story of Jenny whose little sister is going to be Christened - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

All age talk
There is an all age talk that the baptism of Jesus and Peter at the home of Cornelius - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Go
Go, Words, Sheet music

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Dave Godfrey, © 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.
At that time Jesus came
At that time Jesus came, Words, Sheet Music

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: Dave Godfrey, © 2007 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.
Big and Strong
Big and Strong, Words, Sheet Music

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  © 2006-7 Snack Music Productions and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Be still and know that I am God Be still and know that I am God, ESL 14

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The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are anonymous. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

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Readings:

Isaiah 42:1-9
Isaiah 42:1-9 is available as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 29
Psalm 29 is available as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Matthew 3:13-17
Matthew 3:13-17 is available on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Acts 10:34-43
Acts 10:34-43 is available on The Visual Bible - Acts - Sample

Ascribe to the Lord, you powers of heaven (Psalm 29) Ascribe to the Lord, you powers of heaven (Psalm 29), STF 807

The words are copyright: from Common worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Isaiah 42:1-9
Isaiah 42:1-9
Psalm 29
Psalm 29
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd John Staton  - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Matthew 3:13-17
Matthew 3:13-17

Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that looks at the baptism of Jesus, Peter and Cornelius and the heart warming experience of John Wesley -  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 - John the Baptist Begins His Ministry - John  baptises Jesus - Download

By Ann Bossingham - Cornelius and the road sweeper - Cornelius meets the road sweeper from outside his home - Download

Second Service

God is our refuge and strength (Psalm 46) God is our refuge and strength (Psalm 46), STF 810

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


Joshua 3:1-8,14-17
Joshua 3:1-8,14-17
Psalm 46
Psalm 46
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd Duncan MacBean  - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Hebrews 1:1-12
Hebrews 1:1-12
Luke 3:15-22
Luke 3:15-22

A talk

A Talk
There is a sermon that looks at the preaching of John the Baptist, the importance of Christmas and the power of the Holy Spirit -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

When Jesus came to Jordan
When Jesus came to Jordan, HP 132, STF 233, CP 93

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Fred Pratt Green, © 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
Thou, whose almighty word
Thou, whose almighty word, HP 29, SOF 557, STF 106, RAS 38, CP 267, MP 699

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by John Marriott & Thomas Raffles. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
O love, how deep, how broad, how high!
O love, how deep, how broad, how high! HP 229, RAS 283, CP 118

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words by Anonymous Latin, tr Benjamin Webb. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Christ, when for us You were baptized
Christ, when for us You were baptized, HP 129, CP 92

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The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Francis Tucker, © Church Publishing Incorporated. 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
The Confession from At the Breaking of the bread for Ordinary 1

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 donwload
All Included
The Confession from All Included for January

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

Spirit of God, unseen as the wind
Spirit of God, unseen as the wind, STF 394

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Margaret V Old, © 1971 Scripture Union, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Spirit who broods, Spirit who sings
Spirit who broods, Spirit who sings, STF 396

The words are copyright: Shirley Erena Murray, © 1992 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.
To Jesus, wet with Jordan’s waves
To Jesus, wet with Jordan’s waves, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Brian Wren, © 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
I bind unto myself today
I bind unto myself today, HP 695, RAS 36, CP 203, TS 757

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words by Patrick of Ireland & Cecil Alexander. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


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