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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 52:7-10
Psalm 98
Hebrews 1:1-4
Luke 2:1-14

We have chosen the theme: Christmas is like a box of chocolates

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Arrow Worship

Introduction

What child is this?
A video to lead into worship based on  "What child is this?" All the pictures are of Bethlehem or Bowness Parish Church

Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
An Advent Liturgy
An Advent Liturgy by Rev'd Peter Sheasby based on a journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem

Available as PowerPoint Slides - Download

There are also PDF files of booklets of the liturgy - Standard Print - Large Print

These are designed to be printed double sided. The Standard Print should be folded and stapled in the middle. When done correctly the pages will be in the right order.

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


All the backgrounds are from the chapel in the Shepherd's Fields in Bethlehem
A prayer of confession
A prayer of confession

Songs: The following songs could be used in this part of the service:
Come and join the celebration, SOF 688, MP 83, HP 97, STF, RAS 166, JP 323, CHSA 138, AYOC 61 (Not covered by CCLI)
Christians, awake, salute the happy morn, TDH1TDH2, SOF 59, MP 80, TS 653, HP 96, STF, RAS 158, HAM 36, CP 48
Good Christians all, rejoice, TDH1TDH2, SOF 140, MP 196, HP 104, RAS 161

Earth lies spellbound
Earth lies spellbound (Wake up, wake up, it's Christmas morning), TDH2, TS 85, Sheet Music

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

The words are by Graham Kendrick  ©  1994 Thankyou Music. Please ensure that you have a CCLI licence and declare its use on your return. The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
O come, all ye faithful
O come, all ye faithful, TDH1TDH2, HP 110, STF 212, RAS 160, CP 62, SOF 408, CHSA 152, MP 491, JP 176, TS 380, KS 665

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


Arrow Material suitable for children

Story

There is an all age talk for Christmas Day - Download

Songs
:
Hee, haw! Hee, haw!! CHSA 144

A band of angels
A band of angels, CHSA 167, Sheet Music

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

This video is © John Hardwick and is supplied with the permission of John Hardwick. Please ensure that you have a CCLI licence and declare its use on your return. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Crackers and Turkeys
Crackers and turkeys and puddings and cream,

Available as a PowerPoint file - JP 327, KS 35

And as am animated video with words and music - Download - Sample

By Ian White and used with his permission.

If you use this song please remember to declare its use on your CCLI return.
It was on a starry night
It was on a starry night, TDH2, TDH 4,  SOF 1365, JP 396, KS 571, CHSA 146, AYOC 66, STF 206

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

Joy Webb © Salvationist Pubishing & Supplies (Admin by Song Solutions CopyCare, 14 Horsted Square, Uckfield, TN22 1QG)

If you use this song please remember to declare its use on your CCLI return.


Arrow Word

Readings:
Psalm 98
Psalm 98 is available on Lectionary Video C6 - Sample
Luke 2:1-14
Luke 2:1-14 is available on Lectionary Video A1 - Sample

Our special offer for November is all 6 Lectionary Videos for Year A for just £48 including postage as opposed to £68.94 if bought separately. We are also offering the full 3 year cycle (that's 18 Cds containing around 170 videos) for £120 including postage.
Luke 2:1-14
Luke 2:1-14 is available on Lectionary Video B1 - Sample
Luke 2:1-14
Luke 2:1-14 read by Rob Lacey from the Street Bible can be seen on Just Worship 2 - Christmas and Easter - Sample

Our special offer for December will be Just Worship 2- Christmas and Easter for just £14.

Isaiah 52:7-10
Isaiah 52:7-10

Psalm 98
Psalm 98
This week's readings are from the NIV.

All backgrounds feature cribs from a collection loaned to me by Aileen Fox.

                 
Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.
Hebrews 1:1-4
Hebrews 1:1-4
Luke 2:1-14
Luke 2:1-14

Talk:

Chocolate Selection
Notes for this weeks talk - Download

Also available as a matching PowerPoint - Download - and also as a JPEG file for printing and glueing onto a box of Roses - Download

Songs: The following hymns could be used in this part of the service
Let earth and heaven combine, TDH1TDH2,  TS 1394, HP 109, STF, RAS 190
Love came down at Christmas time (Bryn Hawoth, Vs 1 Christina Rossetti), SOF 1957

Hark! The herald-angels sing
Hark! The herald-angels sing, TDH1TDH2, HP 106, STF 202, RAS 159, CP 53, SOF 155, MP 211, TS 144, KS  493, CHSA 143, JP 69

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

Arrow Response

Prayers:

A prayer for others
A prayer for others

An offering prayer
An offering prayer


The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file, Download

The images that make the backgrounds for "a prayer for others" are taken from the David Hollingsworth painting for Advent.
A blessing
A blessing


Songs:
The following songs could be used in this part of the service:
In the bleak midwinter, TDH1TDH2, SOF 243, MP 337, TS 789, HAP 107, HAM 42, RAS 162, CP 55
Cradled in a manger meanly, TDH1TDH2, MP 107, HP 98, STF
Holy Child, how still you lie, TDH2, SOF 769, MP 236

At this time of giving
At this time of giving, TDH2, SOF 33, MP 42,  TS 34

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

The words are by Grahma Kendrick © 1988 Copyright Make Way Music. Please ensure that you have a CCLI licence and declare its use on your return. The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0002865. It is copyright material so please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


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 - yet to be published by the Methodist Church
HAM, Hymns Ancient and Modern
RAS, Rejoice and Sing
CP, Common Praise
JP, Junior Praise
CHSA, Complete Hymns and Songs for Assembly
CAP, Come and Praise
BECD, Bible Explosion CD
KS2, Kidsource 2
AYOC – A Year of Celebration.
JUP – Jump if you’re wearing red songbook
CFW – Church Family Worship
KSC – Kids Source
PIA, Pass it on

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