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IDEAS for December 18th, 2011

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These are the resources on offer for December 18th (Advent 3)

The related readings for this Sunday are:

2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26
Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38

The theme for this week: The nativity story

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Arrow Introduction

Introductory notes on the passages by Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes, Canon Theologian of Truro Cathedral - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

O Little Town of Bethlehem 
As an opening video we are offering "O Little Town of Bethlehem" sung by Annie Lennox.  Download Sample.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-004221. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
An Advent Liturgy
An Advent Liturgy compiled by Rev'd Billy Slatter - Booklet - PowerPoint

The liturgy uses "Like a Candle Flame" each week

Like a candle flame, STF 176, SOF 891, MP 420, TS 322, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-004221. The words are copyright:  Graham Kendrick, © 1988 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.

Prayers:
 

A prayer of praise
A prayer of confession
A prayer of confession
The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file - Download

Songs: The following songs could be used in this part of the service:
Light of the world Light of the world,  STF 175, SOF 1419, MP 1086, TS 1406

Available as a video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. The words are copyright: Tim Hughes, © 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.
Your love is amazing
Available as PowerPoint words:

Your love is amazing, STF 98, TS 1096, KS 803, SOF 1676, MP 1143

The words are copyright: Brenton Brown, © 2000 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.

Arrow Material suitable for children

Talk

 
There is an instant Nativity Play offered for this week - Download

Songs

A band of angels
Available as PowerPoint words:

A band of angels, CHSA 167

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

The words and video are copyright: © 2000 John Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
A special star
Available as PowerPoint words:

A special star,  STF 223

The words are copyright:  Lynda Masson, © 1995 Stainer & Bell Ltd. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Little Donkey
Available as PowerPoint words:

Little Donkey, CHSA 149, AYOC 68

Available as an animated video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. The words are copyright:  Eric Boswell. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Away in a manger
Available as PowerPoint words:

Away in a manger, HP 94, STF 191, SOF 36, MP 47, JP 12, RAS 146, CP 45, TS 36, KS 15

The words are by  J. T. McFarland. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
It was on a starry night
Available as PowerPoint words:

It was on a starry night, STF 206,SOF 1365, JP 396, KS 571, CHSA 146, AYOC 66

Available as an animated video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. The words are copyright:  Joy Webb © Salvationist Pubishing & Supplies, Adm Song Solutions CopyCare. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Let me tell you about a baby, Mark and Helen Johnson, © 1994 Out of the Ark Music, STF 209, KS 225
See him lying on a bed of straw, Michael Perry, © Mrs B. Perry, Adm Jubilate Hymns, HP 118, STF 216, RAS 151, CP 68, SOF 491, MP 589, JP 214, KS 291
Riding out across the desert, © Peter Ratcliffe, Adm Jubilate Hymns, STF 230

Arrow Word

Readings:

Luke 1:26-38
Luke 1:26-38 is on Lectionary Video B1 - Sample

As we move into a  new Church Year  we are offering  the set  of all 6 CDs of  The Lectionary Videos  covering Year B for just £45 during November.
The Magnificat
The Magnificat is also on Lectionary Video B1 - Sample
Mary's Video Diary
Luke 1:26-38 is covered by Mary's Video Diary on Just Worship 2 - Christmas and Easter - Sample
Street Bible Nativity
Luke 1:26-38 is also in part of the Street Bible Nativity on Just Worship 2 - Christmas and Easter - Sample

2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26
This week's readings are from the NIV.

All the background images are from in and around Nazareth. The background image for the Luke reading is by Barbara McIntevey.

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.                       

Talk:


There is an instant Nativity Play offered for this week - Download

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

Tell out my soul
Available as PowerPoint words:

Tell out my soul, HP 86, STF 186, RAS 740, CP 362, SOF 520, MP 631, TS 471, JP 229

The words are copyright:  Timothy Dudley Smith, © 1961 Oxford University Press. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
The Angel Gabriel from heaven came
Available as PowerPoint words:

The Angel Gabriel from heaven came, HP 87, STF 187, RAS 139, CP 242

The words are by  Sabine Baring-Gould.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Born in the night
Available as PowerPoint words:

Born in the night, HP 95, STF 193, RAS 188, SOF 1194, MP 62, JP 313

The words are copyright: Geoffrey Ainger, © 1964 Stainer & Bell Ltd. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O little town of Bethlehem
Available as PowerPoint words:

O little town of Bethlehem, HP 113, STF 213, TS 393, RAS 145, CP 63, SOF 420, KS 672, MP 503, JP 182, CHSA 153

The words are by Phillips Brooks.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
While shepherds watched their flocks by night
Available as PowerPoint words:

While shepherds watched their flocks by night,  HP 120, STF 221, RAS 155, TS 1059, KS 782, CP 76, SOF 602, MP 764, JP 285

The words are by Nahum Tate.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
.We three kings of orient are Available as PowerPoint words:

We three kings of orient are, MP 740, JP 271, CP 91, CHSA 163, AYOC 76

Available as an animated video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. The words are by John Henry Hopkins.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
As with gladness men of old
Available as PowerPoint words:

As with gladness men of old, HP 121, STF 224, CP 83, RAS 184, SOF 31, MP 39, JP 9, TS 639

The words are by William Chatterton Dix.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

I had a dream that I was standing on a hillside, Andy Piercy & C.S. de Whalley, © IQ Music Ltd, STF 203

Arrow Response

Prayers:

A prayer for others
A prayer for others

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


Other Resources:

 All Included
God is here from All Included for Christmas

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:

O come, all ye faithful
Available as PowerPoint words:

O come, all ye faithful,  HP 110, STF 212, RAS 160, CP 62, SOF 408, CHSA 152, MP 491, JP 176, TS 380, KS 665

The words are by John Francis Wade and others.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Good news, good news to you we bring, Graham Kendrick, © 1988 Make Way Music, STF 201, SOF 739

Arrow The IDEAS Collection

You can see more at IDEAS Collection.

Song
Author
Books and links
Great is Thy faithfulness
Thomas O Chisholm, © 1923, 1951, Hope Publishing Company (CCLI) HP 66, STF 51, RAS 96, CP 453, SOF 147, MP 200, TS 138, JP 64
Emmanuel, Emmanuel
Bob McGee, © 1976 C A Music, adm Song Solutions Copycare (CCLI) STF 198, SOF 83, MP 121
Glory be to God on high
Charles Wesley HP 101, STF 199, CP 361
God is born among us: earth receives the Christ child
Andrew Pratt, © 2003 Stainer & Bell Ltd (CCLI) STF 200
In the bleak midwinter Christina Georgina Rossetti HP 107, SOF 243,  MP 337, STF 204, RAS 162, CP 55, TS 789, KS 556, CHSA 146

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Arrow From previous months

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This week we have included resources from previous months in the main resources.

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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