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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Amos 8.4-7
Psalm 113
1 Timothy 2.1-7
Luke 16.1-13

The theme for this week: God cares for the poor

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Ezra 1:1-11
Psalm 129
John 7:14-36

The theme for this week: 

This Sunday is also sometimes designated as Peacemaking Sunday

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Arrow Worship

Introduction

Circle spin round
We offer a video for reflection using "Circle spin round" by Mike Rayson  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Is this the world we created
There is also "Is this the world we created" by Freddie Mercury  - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
"Through days of rage and wonder" by Graham Kendrick
We are also offering "Through days of rage and wonder" by Graham Kendrick - Download Sample

There is also a version with words for use as congregational worship or to assist the hard of hearing.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. 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

You've placed a song within my heart
You've placed a song within my heart, SOF 1688

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Lara Martin, © 2002  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Give thanks with a grateful heart
Give thanks with a grateful heart, STF 78, SOF 124, MP 170, TS 118, KS 68

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Henry Smith  © 1978 Integrity’s Hosanna! 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.
O Lord, the clouds are gathering
O Lord, the clouds are gathering, SOF 429, MP 509, TS 399

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1987 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.
We give immortal praise
We give immortal praise, HP 18, CP 206, STF 16, RAS 37

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Isaac Watts,  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Happy are they, they that love God
Happy are they, they that love God, HP 711, CP 456

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Robert Bridges and Charles Coffin.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
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Talk

children's address 
There is the story of Maria who has to carry the water for her family's farm  - Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download
all age address
There is also an all age address that look at the story of shrewd manager, this weeks sketch and Amos to look at God's bias to the poor - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download


Songs:

We Praise God in the morning 
We praise God in the morning, STF 140, KS 360

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Alan  J Price, © 1994 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.
There's no one like the Lord
There's no one like the Lord

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. 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.
What kind of man is this
What kind of man is this, Words, Sheet music

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by  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.
Nothing's too big, big, big for His power
Nothing's too big, big, big for His power, JP 585

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The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Doug Horley, © 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.

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Readings:

Psalm 113
Psalm 113 is offered as a  Lectionary Video - Sample
Praise the Lord (Psalm 113)
Praise the Lord (Psalm 113), STF 827   

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 and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Amos 8.4-7
Amos 8.4-7
Psalm 113
Psalm 113
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd Ann Bossingham, supernumary minister serving in the North Norfolk Circuit - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Luke 16.1-13
Luke 16.1-13

Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that looks explores God's bias to the poor, his call for fairness and the need to make peace -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham -  Bob seeks membership: The minister has to explain to Bob the burglar why his profession makes it difficult for him to be a member of the church - Download

By Dave Hopkins from Sketching out the Gospel - The Shrewd Manager - A dramatic retelling of the parable - Download


Second Service:

John 7:14-36 is on the Video Bible - John
John 7:14-36 is available on the Visual Bible - John - Sample
Many a time have they fought against me from my youth (Psalm 129)Many a time have they fought against me from my youth (Psalm 129), Words

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

Ezra 1:1-11
Ezra 1:1-11
Psalm 129
Psalm 129
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.  
John 7:14-36
John 7:14-36

A talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that looks explores the conflict that arises out of Jesus' teaching at the Feast of Tabanacles and then looks at the release of the Exiles -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

The Church of Christ, in every age
The Church of Christ, in every age, HP 804, STF 415, RAS 636

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Fred Pratt Green, © 1991 Stainer & Bell and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
The right hand of God is writing in our land
The right hand of God is writing in our land, HP 408, STF 715, RAS 91

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright: Patrick Prescod, © Copyright Control. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God weeps at love withheld
God weeps at love withheld,  STF 700

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Shirley Erena Murray, © 1996 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..
Through days of rage and wonder
Through days of rage and wonder, SOF 1567,  TS 1019

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are copyright:  Graham Kendrick,  © 1998 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.


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 Thanksgiving 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 Thanksgiving 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

We pray for peace
We pray for peace, HP 413, STF 719, RAS 641, CP 613, TS 1589

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Alan Gaunt, © 1991 Stainer & Bell and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
A charge to keep I have
A charge to keep I have, HP 785, STF 658

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
All earth was dark
All earth was dark, MP 8

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by John Daniels & Phil Thomson, © 1986 Harper Collins Religious, 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, my Way, my Truth, my Life
Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life, HP 254, RAS 352, CP 405

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0017937. The words are by George Herbert. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


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