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IDEAS for December 16th, 2012

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The related readings for this Sunday are:

The theme for this week: Expectancy, joy and hope

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Arrow Reflection

Written by Rev'd Eric Potts BA - Download

Arrow Worship

Advent Liturgy

Advent Liturgy
This year's lent liturgy is by Rev'd Peter Sheasby. It is available as a PDF file - Download - and also as a PowerPoint file - Download

The liturgy makes use of Advent candles tell their story - STF 165

The words are copyright: © Mark Earey and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Introduction

Darkness like a shroud
As an opening video we are offering "Darkness like a shroud" by Graham Kendrick  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

We also offer a version with words to lead congregational singing.

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

Light of the world, shine Your light
Light of the world, shine Your light, SOF 342

The words are copyright: Craig Musseau, © Mercy, Vineyard Publishing (UK/Eire) and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Like a gentle breeze, like a mighty wind
Like a gentle breeze, like a mighty wind, SOF 343

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright: Maggie Dawn, © 1990 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
My first love is a  blazing fire
My first love is a  blazing fire, SOF 930, TS 362

The words are copyright: Stuart Townend, © 1996 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 Material suitable for children

Talk

 All age talk
There is an all age talk that starts by exploring looking forward to Christmas and moves on to the preaching of John the baptist and then joy and singing as expressed by the prophets -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download



Songs

Come, Lord Jesus, come
Come, Lord Jesus, come, STF 168

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright:   Francesca Leftley, © 1986, Kevin Mayhew Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Round orange, round orange, you serve as a sign
Round orange, round orange, you serve as a sign,  STF 184

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

The words are copyright: Elizabeth Cosnett, © 1992 Stainer & Bell Ltd. 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 3:7-18
Luke 3:7-18 is available on Lectionary Video C1 - Sample

Lectionay Video C1 is available as a downloadable product

Zephaniah 3:14-20
Zephaniah 3:14-20
Isaiah 12:2-6
Isaiah 12:2-6
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 3:7-18
Luke 3:7-18

Talk:

all age talk There is an all age talk that starts by exploring looking forward to Christmas and moves on to the preaching of John the baptist and then joy and singing as expressed by the prophets -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download


Songs: The following hymns could be used in this part of the service
The God who sings, Douglas Galbraith, © Panel on worship of the Church of Scotland, STF 714, (Awaiting Consent)

Name of all majesty
Name of all majesty, CP 525, SOF 939,  MP 481

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright: © Timothy Dudley Smith, adm Oxford University Press 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

Let Your living water
Let Your living water
The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file -  Download

The prayers for others make use of "Let Your living water flow" by John Watson - Download - Sample.

Do make sure that you download both the video file and the PowerPoint file and always keep them in the same folder.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer
A blessing
A blessing


Other Resources:

The prayer of humble access
The prayer of humble access  from At the Breaking of the bread for Advent

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.


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

The peace of the earth be with you
The peace of the earth be with you, STF 774

The words are copyright: Guatemalan Text, tr Christine Carson, © WGRG, Iona Community and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Darkness like a shroud
Darkness like a shroud, STF 170, SOF 78,  MP 110, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1985 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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Song
Author
Books and links
Christmas is coming
John Bell, © 1993 WGRG, Iona Community (CCLI)
STF 166
Light a candle in a darkened place
© 1996, 2002, Clare Stainsby (CCLI)
STF 174
Beneath the paper wrappings Claire Stainsby, © 1991 Hole Music (CCLI)
STF 192
Good news, good news, to you we bring
Graham Kendrick, ©  1988 Make Way Music (CCLI)
The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833
STF 201, SOF 739
Video - Download - Sample
What does the Lord require Albert F. Bayley, © Oxford University Press (CCLI)
HP 414

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Arrow From previous months

Long term members may like to use appropriate material from previous months. The passwords for these will remain valid indefinitely. Newer members are able to purchase access to individual months for £5 and also blocks of 6 months resources for £15

Songs in red are principally for children

A ragged, rugged, honeyed rogue, Words is available in the material for December 9th, 2012

Christ is the king! O friends rejoice, RAS 571, CP 165 is available in the material for May 20th, 2012

Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding, CP 26 is available in the material for December 4th, 2011

Lord our Master, KS 641Sheet Music is also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for October 7th, 2012

May the mind of Christ my Saviour, SOF 1448, MP 463,  HP 739, STF 739, CP 521, TS 887, JP 165  is also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for February 20th, 2011

On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry, HP 84, STF 182, RAS 134, CP 34, MP 538, JP 186 is also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for December 4th, 2011

Put peace into each other’s hands, STF 712, RAS 635, TS 1489, Authorised alternative version, in the material for August 4th, 2012

Rejoice, the Lord is King, SOF 482, MP 575,  HP 243, STF 335, RAS 657, CP 563, TS 948 is in the material for November 20th, 2011

To God be the glory, SOF 559, MP 708, TS 526, HP 463, RAS 289, CP 609, JP 259 is also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for August 29th, 2010

Wild and lone the prophet’s voice, STF  189 is available in the material for December 4th, 2011



Arrow Notes
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Hymnbooks covered:

SOF – Songs of Fellowship
MP – Mission Praise
TS, The Source
HP, Hymns and Psalms
STF, Singing the Faith
RAS, Rejoice and Sing
CP, Common Praise
JP, Junior Praise
KS – Kids Source

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