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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Jeremiah 31:1-6
Psalm 118:1-2,14-24
Colossians 3:1-4
Matthew 28:1-10

We have chosen the theme:  He's Alive
 
The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Song of Solomon 3:2-5, 8:6-7
Psalms 114, 117
Revelation 1:12-18
John 20:11-18

We have chosen the theme: Mary and the Gardener

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Led like a lamb As an opening video we are offering "Led like a lamb"  by Graham Kendrick  - Download  - Sample

The backing track is copyright and distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

There is also a version with words to lead congregational singing
Lord, I lift your name on high
We are also offering "Lord, I lift your name on high" by Rick Foulds - Download - Sample.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
“Alpha and Omega”
As an opening video we are offering  “Alpha and Omega” by Adrian Snell -  DownloadSample

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
A prayer of confession
A prayer of confession



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

He has risen He has risen, STF 302, SOF 753, MP 839, TS 155

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1986  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Low in the grave he lay Low in the grave he lay, HP 202, STF 305, SOF 378, MP 453, TS 345, JP 159

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The words are by Robert Lowry. The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Christ the Lord is risen today Christ the Lord is risen today, SOF 63, MP 76, HP 193, STF 298, RAS 232

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The words are by Charles Wesley. The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
 Led like a lamb to the slaughter
Led like a lamb to the slaughter, RAS 241, SOF 322, MP 402, TS 312, JP 151

Also 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.
This joyful Eastertide away with sin
This joyful Eastertide away with sin, RAS 248, CP 161

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013.The words are copyright: George Radcliffe Woodward 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

Children's talk
For children there is an address using a daffodil, a twig and an egg to illustrate New Life - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk  - Download

All age talk
There is an all age talk that explores Matthew's version of the resurrection and then explores the evidence for the resurrection  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 He has risen Why look for the living among the dead (He has risen), John Hardwick's 34 Songs.

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: © John Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
The women went to Jesus' tomb (Roll the stone away) The women went to Jesus' tomb (Roll the stone away), KS 337

Also available as an animated video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Paul Field, © 1991 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
Tell them
Tell them

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: Bryson Smith, Philip Percival,  © 2003 Emu Music Australia Inc. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Animations by Malcolm Evans
I stood on the Isle of Patmos
I stood on the Isle of Patmos (The First and the Last), Words, Music

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Dave Godfrey, © 2002 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:

Jeremiah 31:1-6 Jeremiah 31:1-6 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample

Matthew 28:1-10 Matthew 28:1-10 featuring Rob Parsons reading the Street Bible version of the death and resurrection of Jesus - Download - Sample

From Just Worship 2  - Christmas and Easter and used with the consent of Richard Armiger
Matthew 28:1-10 Matthew 28:1-10 is on Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good (Psalm 118:1-2,14-24)
O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good (Psalm 118:1-2,14-24), Words

The words are copyright: from Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Jeremiah 31:1-6
Jeremiah 31:1-6
Psalm 118:1-2,14-24
Psalm 118:1-2,14-24
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd Tony Buglass BA MTh
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Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Colossians 3:1-4
Matthew 28:1-10
Matthew 28:1-10

Talk:


A Talk
There is a sermon that examines the impact of the Resurrection on how we evaluate Jesus' ministry today -  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 Resurrection and The women come to the tomb - Two sketches covering Matthew's account of the resurrection  - Download


By Ann Bossingham - Can I have my money back? - Mary returns back to the shop with the spicces she bought 3 days earlier - Download

Second Service:

John 20:11-18 John 20:11-18 is  on The Visual Bible - John - Sample

John 20:11-18 John 20:11-18 is  on The Miraclemaker - Sample
The Street Bible on a Just Worship Video The women coming to tomb and Mary seeing Jesus from the Street Bible on a Just Worship Video - Download - Sample
Psalm 114
Psalm 114 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
When Israel came out of Egypt (Psalm 114)
When Israel came out of Egypt (Psalm 114), Word

The words are copyright: Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
O praise the Lord, all you nations (Psalm 117)
O praise the Lord, all you nations (Psalm 117), Word

The words are copyright: Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme

Song of Solomon 3:2-5, 8:6-7
Song of Solomon 3:2-5, 8:6-7
Psalm 114
Psalm 114
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd Ann Bossingham
- Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Revelation 1:12-18
Revelation 1:12-18


Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that looks at Mary meeting Jesus at the tomb -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download


Songs:

Good Joseph had a garden Good Joseph had a garden, HP 195, CP 146

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Alda Milner-Barry. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
See what a morning See what a morning, STF 309, SOF 2020, MP 1105, TS 1494

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Keith Getty, Stuart Townend, © 2003  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
When Easter to the dark world came
When Easter to the dark world came, HP 200, STF 316, RAS 251

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: William H. Hamilton, © 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.
Walking in a garden at the close of day
Walking in a garden at the close of day, RAS 334

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Hilary Greenwood, © Society of the Sacred Mission and is 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 Introduction from At the Breaking of the Bread for Easter Season

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. Now available as a download
All Included
The prayer of Thanksgiving from All Included for April

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. Now available as a download

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

As God proclaimed his love for us As God proclaimed His love for us, Words

The words are copyright: © 2007 David R. Keeston and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
The day of resurrection
The day of resurrection, HP 208, STF 311, RAS 246, CP 157

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by: St John of Damascus, tr John Mason Neale. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Christ is alive! Let Christians sing
Christ is alive! Let Christians sing, HP 190, STF 297, CP 140, RAS 260

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:: Brian Wren, © 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.
All ye (you) that seek the Lord who died All ye (you) that seek the Lord who died, HP 188, STF 294

Also available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.


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