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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Deuteronomy 30.15-20
Psalm 1
Philemon 1-21
Luke 14.25-33
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

The theme for this week: Onesimus’s story

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Arrow Reflection

Rev'd Ann Bossingham, supernumary minister residing in the North Norfolk Circuit - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

All I want is you
We offer a video for reflection using "All I want is you" by Noel and Tricia Richards -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Psalm 1
There is also “Psalm 1” by Sons of Korah  - Download - Sample.

There is also a version of this video with words that can be used as a reading.

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

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

My lips shall praise you
My lips shall praise you, STF 430, SOF 937, MP 896, TS 369, KS 258

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Noel & Tricia Richards, © 1991  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Oh, the mercy of God
Oh, the mercy of God, SOF 958, MP 1099, TS 914

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 Geoff Bullock, © 1997 Watershed Productions, Adm  Kingswaysongs and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God forgave my sin in Jesus' Name
God forgave my sin in Jesus' Name, SOF 129, MP 181, TS 123, STF 424, JP 54

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Carol Owens. ©1972 Bud John Songs, Inc/ EMI Christian Music Publishing, Adm by 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.
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven, HP 13, SOF 466, STF 83, CP 555, RAS 104, MP 560, TS 433, JP 204

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Henry Francis Lyte. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talk

children's address 
There is an activity decoding a TXT message from Paul and also the story of Penny who eats mum's chocolates and then blames it on Spot - Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download
all age address
There is also an all age address that looks at the preparation to build a tower or start a war and then applies this to the Kingdom of God - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download


Songs:

 May you bear fruit in Jesus’ name
May you bear fruit in Jesus’ name, - 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 by Dave Godfrey, © 2005  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.
Jesus, never, never, never
Jesus, never, never, never,  KS 602

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

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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.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Psalm 1
Psalm 1 is available on  Lectionary Video B3 - Sample
Psalm 1
Psalm 1 is available as a Sons of Korah video with words - Download - Sample
Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked (Psalm 1)
Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked (Psalm 1), STF 800

The words are copyright:  NRSV, © Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA,. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Deuteronomy 30.15-20
Deuteronomy 30.15-20
Psalm 1
Psalm 1
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.  
Luke 14.25-33
Luke 14.25-33

Talk:

A Talk
There is a narrative sermon that features Paul struggling to dictate a letter about Onesimus -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham -   Bert builds a tower: Bert just ploughing ahead with his tower with no thought or pre-planning - Download

By Dave Hopkins from Sketching out the Gospel - TheTower Builder and the Warring King - Jesus talks to his disciples about knowing what you are taking on - Download


Songs:

The Kingdom of God
The Kingdom of God, HP 139, STF 255, RAS 200, CP 591, MP 651

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Bryn Rees, © Alexander Scott and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O lift us up, strong Son of God
O lift us up, strong Son of God, HP 427, RAS 337

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Cyril Hambly,  © Successor to Rev’d Cyril Hambly and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O happy day that fixed my choice
O happy day that fixed my choice, HP 702, RAS 359, MP 499, TS 387

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 prayers of intercessions 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.
All Included
The prayers of intercession from All Included for September

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.

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

O love that wilt not let me go
O love that wilt not let me go, HP 685, STF 636, RAS 511, CP 542, SOF 434, MP 515, TS 917

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by George Matheson. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
O Jesus, I have promised
O Jesus, I have promised, HP 704, STF 563, RAS 509, CP 538, MP 501, SOF 418, TS 391

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by John Bode. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
All praise to our redeeming Lord
All praise to our redeeming Lord, HP 753, STF 608, CP 371, MP 19

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.


Arrow The Digital Hymnbook

These are new songs we have added to our own online collection of hymns and songs. You can see more at The Digital Hymnbook.

Song Author Books and links
Happy are they who walk in God's wise way
Eric Routley, © Hinshaw Music (Europe) (CCLI) RAS 669
All glory be to God on high, His peace © Timothy Dudley-Smith, Adm Oxford University Press (CCLI) CP 367
All who love and serve your city Eric Routley, © Stainer & Bell Ltd (CCLI) CP 373
(Alleluia) O sons and daughters, let us sing Jean Tisserand, tr John Neale HP 205, RAS 244, CP 154
Alone Thou goest forth, O Lord Peter Abelard, tr Francis Tucker, © Church Publishing Inc (CCLI) CP 102

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