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The related readings for this Sunday are:

The theme for this week: Teenagers!

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Arrow Reflection

Written by Rev'd Eric Potts BA - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Psalm 148
As an opening video we are offering "Psalm 148" by Sons of Korah  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. 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

Praise Him, praise Him
Praise Him, praise Him, SOF 463

The words are copyright: Twila Parish, © 1984  New Spring / Small Stone Media BV, Adm Song Solutions Copycare and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Praise the Lord of heaven
Praise the Lord of heaven, HP 507

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.
Over fields of green from north and south
Over fields of green from north and south, SOF 2005, TS 2028, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright: Lowell Alexander, Keith Getty & Joanne Hogg, © 2001 Thankyou Music & Word Music, Adm Song Solutions Copycare 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  the story of the boy u in the temple, then the feelings of being lost (or losing someone) and then looks at the innate spirituality of children and young people -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download



Songs

Speak Lord
Speak Lord,  Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright:  © 2006 John Hardwick, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I’m going to take a step of faith
I’m going to take a step of faith,  JP 381

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright:  © 1990 Greg Leavers 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:
Psalm 148
Psalm 148 is available on Lectionary Video A1 - Sample

Our reflection video this week is also based upon Psalm 148 and there are also resources on this Psalm on the Test of Faith website
Luke 2:41-52
Luke 2:41-52 is well covered by the MiracleMaker - Sample

1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26
1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26
Psalm 148
Psalm 148
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 2:41-52
Luke 2:41-52

Talk:

all age talk There is an all age talk that starts by exploring  the story of the boy Samuel in the temple, then the feelings of being lost (or losing someone) and then looks at the innate spirituality of children and young people -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download


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

Help me to forgive, help me, Lord, to see
Help me to forgive, help me, Lord, to see, Words, Music

The words are copyright: © Jancis Harvey,and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
For the music of creation
For the music of creation, STF 74

The words are copyright:Shirley Erena Murray, © 1992 Hope Publishing Company 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 Sharing  from At the Breaking of the bread for Christmas and Epiphany

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:

Let us go to the house of the Lord
Let us go to the house of the Lord, SOF 331

The words are copyright: Ian White, © 1985 Little Misty Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Bind us together
Bind us together, SOF 43, MP 54, TS 51, JP 17, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright: Bob Gillman, © 1977  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 The IDEAS Collection

You can see more at IDEAS Collection.

Song
Author
Books and links
Lord of the home
Albert Bayly, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) HP 367, CP 510
Our Father, whose creative love Albert Bayly, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) HP 372
Your name is love Greg Shepherd, © 2000 Thankyou Music (CCLI) SOF 1678, TS 1691
How lovely is Thy dwelling place Author unknown, © Copyright Control SOF 191, MP 248
Lord, we come to ask Your healing Jean Holloway, © 1995 Kevin Mayhew Ltd.(CCLI) STF 652

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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

All creatures of our God and King, SOF 645, MP 7, HP 329,  RAS 39, CP 250, STF 99, HAM 105 is also available as  video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for July 10th, 2011

All things bright and beautiful, HP 330, STF 100, SOF 14, MP 23, TS 14, JP 6, KS 8, CHSA 6, CP 251 is in the material for February 5th, 2012

Born in song, HP 486, STF 21 is available in the material for June 19th, 2011

Come, all who look to Christ today, HP 765, STF 678 is available in the material for May 13th, 2012

Forgive our sins as we forgive, HP 134, CP 428, STF 423, RAS 84 is available in the material for August 12th, 2012

For the beauty of the earth, SOF 112, CAP 11, MP 152, JP 48, HP 333, RAS 41, HAM 104, CP 253 is also available as a video with a backing track - Download - Sample in the marterial for Harvest Service

Let all the world in every corner sing, HP 10, STF 57, RAS 114, CP 497, SOF 879, MP 404 is available in the material for November 20th, 2011

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 backing track - Download - Sample in the material for February 20th, 2011

Praise the Lord, His glories show, HP14, STF 84, RAS 102 is also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for June 10th, 2012

Songs of praise the angels sang, HP 512, RAS 667, CP 574 is available in the material for June 24th, 2012




Arrow Notes
To access these materials you do need to subscribe to IDEAS.

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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