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IDEAS for Ordinary 31 (Year A)

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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Micah 3:5-12
Psalm 43
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Matthew 23:1-12

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  God exalts the humble


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd Ann Bossingham, MA, BEd - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

When the music fades As an opening video we are offering "When the music fades" by Matt Redman - 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-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Our hearts are waiting for You We are also offering "Our hearts are waiting for You" by Brian Pridham - 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-0013013. 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

A prayer of confession
A prayer of confession




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

Send forth your light and your truth Send forth Your light and your truth, SOF 995

The words are copyright:  Geoff Twigg, © 1994  Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Focus my eyes on You, O Lord, Focus my eyes on You, O Lord, SOF 720

The words are copyright:  Ian White, © 1988 Little Misty Music, Adm Kingswaysongs.com  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
When the music fades When the music fades, STF 437, SOF 1113, MP 1016, TS 576, KS 779

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Matt Redman © 1997  Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 As pants the hart or cooling streams As pants the hart for cooling streams, HP 416, RAS 689, CP 379

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Nahum Tate & Nicholas Brady. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is a story of Mary who helps other people but does not tell others about it - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age address that explores Jesus' comments about the religous leaders of his time and explores role models  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Nobody’s a nobody Nobody’s a nobody, KS 664

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. 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.
O Lord all the world belongs to you O Lord all the world belongs to you, RAS 90, KS 673

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Patrick Robert Norman Appleford, © 1965 Josef Weinberger Ltd and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Caring, sharing Caring, sharing

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The author is unknown. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

Animated Video by Malcolm Evans

Arrow Word

Readings:

Micah 3:5-12 Micah 3:5-12 is on Lectionary Video A6 - Sample
Matthew 23:1-12 Matthew 23:1-12 is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Give judgement for me, O God (Psalm 43) Give judgement for me, O God (Psalm 43) - Words

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.
Micah 3:5-12
Micah 3:5-12
Psalm 43
Psalm 43
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.  
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Matthew 23:1-12
Matthew 23:1-12

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores the use of phylacteries, the hypocracy of the religious leaders and role models.-  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Chris is kept in - Chris overhears an interesting discussion between two teachers - Download

Songs:

There’s a wideness in God’s mercy There’s a wideness in God’s mercy, HP 230, STF 416, MP 683, RAS 353, CP 598

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Frederick William Faber. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
That mighty resurrected Word That mighty resurrected Word, HP 658

The words are by  Derek R. Farrow, © The Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Our hearts are waiting for You Our hearts are waiting for You, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Brian Pridham, © 2012 Planetshakers Ministries International, adm. Kingswaysongs. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS schemeand declare its use on your CCLI report.


Arrow Response

Prayers:
 
A prayer for others
A prayer for others

An alternative prayer for others
An alternative prayer for others

The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file -  Download

The alternative prayer for others is for when this Sunday is the morning that the clocks are turned back.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the bread
The opening prayers from At the Breaking of the Bread for Ordinary 3

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
All Included
The opening prayers from All Included for November

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

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

O master, let me walk with Thee O master, let me walk with Thee, HP 802

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Washington Gladden. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Make me a captive, Lord Make me a captive, Lord, HP 714RAS 505, CP 518, MP 455

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by George Matheson. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

This hymn is frequently sung incorrectly (including in this recording), the "wind" in the line "it varies with the wind" should be rhymed with "find" and is the mechanical wind, as with a watch, rather than a breeze.
Jesus Christ is waiting Jesus Christ is waiting, STF 251, SOF 1381

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: John L. Bell and Graham Maule, © 1988 WGRG, Iona Community.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.


Arrow The Digital Hymnbook

These are new songs and canticles 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
My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord (Magnificat) From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 793
Now, Lord, You let Your servant go in peace (Nunc Dimittis) From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 794
O come let us sing to the Lord (Psalm 95, Venite) NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 818
O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good (Psalm 136.1-9,23-26)
NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 834
O give thanks to the Lord, for He is gracious (Psalm 107) From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 825

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