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The related readings for this Sunday are:

1 Kings 3:5-12
Psalm 119:129-136
Romans 8:26-39
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52


We have chosen the theme:  Nothing but the best will do

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

1 Kings 6:11-14, 23-38
Psalm 75
Acts 12:1-17
John 6:1-21

We have chosen the theme:  The Great Escape


Arrow Worship

Introduction

Come let us worship As an opening video we are offering  "Come let us worship" by YFriday,   Download - Sample

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

There is also a version with words to lead singing or help the hard of hearing
All I once held dear We offer a video for reflection of "All I once held dear"  written  and sung by Graham Kendrick - DownloadSample

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

There is also a version with words to lead singing or help the hard of hearing
When we were in the darkest night As an opening video we are offering "When we were in the darkest night" by Matt Redman -  Download Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. 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.

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 let us worship
Come let us worship, SOF 2324, TS 1844

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Ken Riley, © 2007 Mckenzie 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.
I will hide Your Word inside my hear I will hide Your Word inside my heart

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:  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.
All I once held dear, built my life upon All I once held dear, built my life upon, STF 489, SOF 646, MP 799, TS 11, KS 5

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: Graham Kendrick, © 1993 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.
 I'm special because God has loved me I'm special because God has loved me, SOF 236, MP 325, TS 222, JP 106, KS 162

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1986 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
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-0014823. 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.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talk

Children's talk
For children there is a the story of Steve and his strange birthday present  - Download

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

All age talk
There is an interactive talk that can be either used with the clip from the Parables or an activity of looking for chocolate  - Download

There are 2 sets of PowerPoint slides to match this address. One set is linked to the Golden Biscuit story in The Parables, the other covers the search for the chocolate coins.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download 1 - Download 2

Songs:

 We need to grow, grow, grow, grow We need to grow, grow, grow, grow, JP 484, KS 359

You will need to click a second time on the chorus slides to make the 2nd set of "grow, grow, grow, grow" appear.

The words are copyright:  Capt Alan Price, ©  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.
Faith as small as a mustard seed Faith as small as a mustard seed, KS 455

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Doug Horley, © 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.
How Broad, how Long How broad, how long - Words

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

This video is 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.
You never let go You never let go, STF 626, SOF  1753, MP 1167, TS 1780

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: Matt & Beth Redman,  © 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.

Animations by Malcolm Evans

Arrow Word

Readings:

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52  is available on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 is available on The Parables Complete Edition - Sample
Your testimonies are wonderful (Psalm 119.129-136)
Your testimonies are wonderful (Psalm 119.129-136), Words

The words are copyright:  From Common worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
1 Kings 3:5-12
1 Kings 3:5-12
Psalm 119:129-136
Psalm 119:129-136
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev’d Tony Buglass
  - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Romans 8:26-39
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

Talk:


A Talk
There is a talk that explores the unlikely people that God uses in his work and how he uses them -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - How not to make  pizza - The gardening presenter gets called in to present the cookery show  - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - Hidden treasure and precious pearls - Jesus tells and explores a number of parables with his disciples. - Download

Also take a look at Sketching out the Gospel for Ordinary 16(A)

Second service:

Acts 12:-1-17
Acts 12:-1-17 is available on the Visual Bible - Acts - Sample
John 6:1-21
John 6:1-21 is available on the Visual Bible - John - Sample
John 6:1-21
John 6:1-21 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
We give you thanks, O God, we give you thanks (Psalm 75) We give you thanks, O God, we give you thanks (Psalm 75), Words

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

1 Kings 6:11-14, 23-38
1 Kings 6:11-14, 23-38
Psalm 75
Psalm 75
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Heather Cooper
- Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
John 6:1-21
John 6:1-21

A talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that follows Peter as he is led from prison and the prayers of the believers -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

When I survey the wondrous cross When I survey the wondrous cross, HP 180, RAS 217, STF 287CP 127, SOF 596, MP 755, TS 572

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Isaac Watts. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
How wonderful this world of Thine

How wonderful this world of Thine, HP 336

The words are copyright: Fred Pratt Green, © 1950 Stainer & Bell Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
He taught in puns and riddles He taught in puns and riddles, 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  © Andrew Pratt and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Hark, the glad sound! The Saviour comes
Hark, the glad sound! The Saviour comes, HP 82, STF 171, CP 27, SOF 154, RAS 137, MP 210, JP 68

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

The backing track is distributed using   PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Philip Doddridge. 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 prayer of thanksgiving from All Included for July

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
All Included
The prayer of thanksgiving from At the Breaking of the Bread for Ordinary 2

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

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

There is a voice that must be heard There is a voice that must be heard, SOF 1545

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Paul Oakley, © 1998  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Seek ye first the kingdom of God Seek ye first the kingdom of God, HP 138, STF 254, RAS 512, SOF 493MP 590, JP 215, TS 447

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Karen Lafferty, © 1972 CCCM Music, Maranatha! Music, 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.
In Christ there lies the treasure In Christ there lies the treasure,  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: Timothy Dudley Smith,  © 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.
And can it be that I should gain And can it be that I should gain, HP 216, STF 345, CP 376, RAS 366, SOF 21, MP 33, TS 21

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

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


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