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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Amos 5:18-24
Psalm 70
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Matthew 25:1-13

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Be ready

Some years this Sunday will be Remembrance Sunday


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

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Through days of rage and wonder As an opening video we are 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-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Blessed be Your name We are also offering "Blessed be Your name" by Matt and Beth 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.

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

Sing a song of celebration Sing a song of celebration, SOF 1001, MP 930, TS 457

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  David Ruis, © Mercy, / Vineyard Songs (UK/Eire), 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..
Yours is the kingdom Yours is the kingdom, SOF 1679, TS 1692

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Dave Bilbrough, © 2002  Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI repor
Blessed be Your name Blessed be Your name, STF 41, SOF 1152, MP 1036, TS 1152

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 and Beth Redman, © 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.
 There’s a blessed time that’s coming There’s a blessed time that’s coming, TS 496

 The words are copyright:  J.B Vaughn, © 1996 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.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is a story of Michael who is unhappy about being made the reserve and so doesn't take his kit - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age address that use a video from the Parables DVD to explore the parable of the ten bridesmaids  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Give me oil in my lamp keep me burning Give me oil in my lamp keep me burning, SOF 728, MP 167, JP 50, KS 66

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Author unknown. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
A time for everything There's a time to laugh,  Words - Sheet music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Dave Godfrey, © 2002 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.
I am a lighthouse I am a lighthouse, SOF 196, JP 87, KS 114

 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:

Matthew 25:1-13 Matthew 25:1-13  is on Lectionary Video A6 - Sample
Matthew 23:1-12 Matthew 25:1-13 is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Matthew 25:1-13
Matthew 25:1-13 is on The Parables Complete Edition - Sample
Give judgement for me, O God (Psalm 43) O God, make speed to save me (Psalm 70) - 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.

Extra resources for when this is Remembrance Sunday

By a monument of marble By a monument of marble, STF 131, Author's preferred Version

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 © Margorie Dobson and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
We stand for brave and selfless friends We stand for brave and selfless friends, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Gareth Hill, © 2011 Gareth Hill 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.
Biritish Conflicts Since 1945 For the 2 minutes silence you could use a clip from Just Worship - twelvebaskets - Download - Sample

The clip is the one where a list of conflicts appears and we have removed the sound
For the Fallen For the Fallen by Lawrence Binyon is on Lectionary Video C6 - Download - Sample
Amos 5:18-24
Amos 5:18-24
Psalm 70
Psalm 70
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 4:13-18
Matthew 25:1-13
Matthew 25:1-13

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores ideas about the end of the world and how we should be prepared..-  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Waiting for an autograph - Four fans are waiting at the stage door to meet their hero - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - The End of the World - Jesus warnS about the signs at the end and then tells the parable of the ten girls - Download

Songs:

As the bridegroom to His chose As the bridegroom to His chosen, HP 30

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 Emma Frances Bevan and John Tauler. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
There’s a light upon the mountains There’s a light upon the mountains, HP 246, STF 188, MP 679

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 Henry Burton. The tune is Testament by Ann Bossingham and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Ye servants of the Lord Ye servants of the Lord, HP 248, CP 40

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 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

The alternative prayer for others can be used when this is Remembrance Sunday

The prayers for others make use of a sound file of "How deep the Father's love" by the Kings Chamber Orchestra - Download

Please make sure that you download both the sound and PowerPoint files and always keep them in the same folder.
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

Go labour on, spend and be spent Go labour on, spend and be spent, HP 794

Also available as avideo with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Horatius Bonar. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Wake, O wake, with tidings thrilling Wake, O wake, with tidings thrilling, HP 249, RAS 132, CP 39

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 Francis Crawford Burkitt and Philipp Nicolai. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
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-0013013. 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 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
O Lord, You have searched me out and known me (Psalm 139) From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 835
O sing to the Lord a new song (Psalm 98)
NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 820
Out of the depths I cry to You (Psalm 130) NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 832
Praise the Lord (Psalm 113) NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 827
Praise the Lord (Psalm 146) NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 837

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