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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Proverbs 8:1-4,22-31
Psalm 8
Romans 5:1-5
John 16:12-15

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme: The Dance of God


Arrow Reflection
 
Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

There’s a dance (Dance of our God) As an opening video we are offering  “There’s a dance (Dance of our God)” by Geraldine Latty & Mike Busby -  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 to help the hard of hearing.
O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is Your name We are also offering "O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is Your name" by  Hilary Davies -  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 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

Holy, holy God almighty Holy, holy God almighty, SOF 1280, MP 1059, TS 1260

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Brenton Brown, © 2001 Vineyard Songs (UK/Eire) and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
The rising sun that fills the sky The rising sun that fills the sky,  SOF 2064, MP 1226, TS 2071

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

The backing track is distributed using  The words are copyright:  Tim Hughes, © 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.
There’s a dance (Dance of our God) There’s a dance (Dance of our God), SOF 2058, TS 2090

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:  Geraldine Latty & Mike Busby, © 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.
O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is Your name O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is Your name, SOF 428

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:  Hilary Davies, © Coronation Music Publishing, 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 through "Strictly Come Dancing" we look at what makes a good dancer and then think of the Trinity as a dance - Download

There is also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that looks for the Trinity in today's readings - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Who made the twinkling stars Who made the twinkling stars, KS 385

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: Anonynous, © Copyright Control. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
My God is big, so strong and so mighty My God is so big, so strong and so mighty, SOF 1455, JP 169, KS 255

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823.  The words are Anonymous. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Lord our Master Lord our Master, KS 641Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Dave Godfrey, © 2001 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.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Romans 5:1-5 (1-8) Romans 5:1-5 (1-8) is covered by Lectionary Video A4 - Sample
John 16:12-15 John 16:12-15 is covered by The Visual Bible - John  - Sample

The video at this point is very dark and may not show well on a projection screen. We have had to increase the brightness and contrast on this clip.
Psalm 8 Psalm 8 is covered by Lectionary Video A3 - Sample
Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 is covered by Lectionary Video C4 - Sample
O Lord, our Sovereign (Psalm 8) O Lord, our Sovereign (Psalm 8), STF 801

The words are copyright: From NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Proverbs 8:1-4,22-31
Proverbs 8:1-4,22-31
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 16:12-15
John 16:12-15


Talk:

A Talk
There is an adult version of the talk that explores the doctrine of the Trinity as expressed in today's readings - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Waiting for God -  The Disciples are chatting whilst waiting in Galilee as instructed  - Download

Songs:

Ere God had built the mountains Ere God had built the mountains, HP 32

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by William Cowper. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Spirit of truth, essential God Spirit of truth, essential God, HP 480, RAS 313

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..
Hail! Holy, holy, holy Lord! Hail! Holy, holy, holy Lord!,  HP 6, STF 9

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 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 At the Breaking of the bread for Pentecost

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 Prayer of Thanksgiving from All Included  for Pentecost

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.

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

O King enthroned on high O King enthroned on high, HP 311, RAS 296, CP 189

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Pentecostarion, John Broenlie. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.t.
Eternal light, shine in my heart Eternal light, shine in my heart, CP 415

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: © Christopher Idle, Adm The Jubilate Group and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I danced in the morning I danced in the morning,  STF 247, CP 468, RAS 195, SOF 1310, JP 91

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Sydney Carter, © 1963 Stainer & Bell Ltd.,. 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
Thank You for the cross
Graham Kendrick, © 1985 Thankyou Music (CCLI) SOF 522, MP 632, TS 473
Thank You for the cross, Lord © 2000 Darlene Zschech, Hillsong Publishing (CCLI) SOF 1528
The cross has said it all Matt Redman & Martin Smith, © 1995 Thankyou Music (CCLI) SOF 1019, MP 478
The golden gates are lifted up Cecil Frances Alexander RAS 256
The Lord is risen indeed Thomas Kelly CP 158

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