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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Jeremiah 23.1-6
Psalm 46
Colossians 1.11-20
Luke 23.33-43
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme: Christ holds it all together

This week is also Christ the King
 


Arrow Reflection

by Revd Sara P Cliff BSc BTH MTh PGCE - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

The Servant King
We offer a video for reflection using  "The Servant King" by Graham Kendrick  - DownloadSample

This is also available in a version with words to lead singing.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
The King of glory, King of light As an opening video we are offering "The King of glory, King of light" by Al Gordon.  Download Sample

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

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

God of heaven, You descended
God of heaven, You descended, SOF 1793

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Vicky Beeching, Ed Cash & Kendall Combes, © 2007 Alletrop Music, Music Services, adm Song Solutions Copycare, Meadow Green Music, Adm Kevin Mayhew, & Thankyou Music, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
You are crowned with many crowns
You are crowned with many crowns, SOF 623, TS 590

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 Sellers, © 1984 Integrity 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.
I worship You, Almighty God
I worship You, Almighty God, SOF 282, MP 864, TS 271

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Sondra Corbett, © 1983 Integrity 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.
 O worship the King
O worship the King, HP 28, CP 546, TS 425, STF 113, RAS 47, SOF 456, MP 528

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by William Kethe & Robert Grant. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talk

children's address 
There is a talk about the Laminins molecule  - Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download
all age address
There is also an all age address that looks at what sort of king Jesus is and also what he did for us.  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download


Songs:

 Heaven's Number one
Heaven's Number one, Words, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Dave Godfrey, © 2000 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 is the King
Jesus is the King

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are Paul Sheely, © Emu Music Australia Inc. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Lord, I wanna pause
Lord, I wanna pause, KS 636, Sheet music

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, © 2000 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:

Luke 23.33-43
Luke 23.33-43 is available on Lectionary Video C6 - Sample
God is our refuge and strength (Psalm 46)
God is our refuge and strength (Psalm 46), STF 810


The words are copyright: From Common worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.   
Jeremiah 23.1-6
Jeremiah 23.1-6
Psalm 46
Psalm 46
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 23.33-43
Luke 23.33-43

Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores the nature of Jesus as described in Colossians 1  -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The Two Criminals Crucified with Jesus - Download

And by Ann Bossingham: Good Friday duty: A group of Roman soldiers compare their day - Download

Songs:

At the name of Jesus
At the name of Jesus, HP 74, STF 317, RAS 261, CP 380, SOF 32, MP 41, TS 33JP 13

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Caroline Maria Noel. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.
The King is among us
The King is among us, SOF 532, MP 650

The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1981 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
From heaven you came
From heaven you came, STF 272, RAS 522, CP 432, SOF 120, MP 162, TS 114, JP 341, KS 62

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, © 1983 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 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 blessing 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.
All Included
The blessing 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, 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

King of Glory, King of Peace
King of Glory, King of Peace, HP 499, STF 56, RAS 97, CP 494, MP 397

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 Herbert. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown
Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown, HP 154, RAS 192, SOF 555, CP 601, MP 697

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Emily Elliott. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
We have a gospel to proclaim We have a gospel to proclaim, HP 465, STF 418, CP 612, SOF 1583, MP 728

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright © Edward J Burns 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 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 cross of Christ, immortal tree
© 1974 Stanbrook Abbey (CCLI) CP 115
Dear Lord, to You again our gifts we bring Howard Gaunt, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) RAS 436
Sing alleluya forth ye saints on high John Ellerton & George Timms CP 568
Who is He, in yonder stall? Benjamin Hanby CP 77, SOF 605
Give praise and thanks unto the Lord Scottish Psalter RAS 717

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