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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Acts 9:36-43
Psalm 23
Revelation 7:9-17
John 10:22-30

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme: Being a disciple

This may be Vocations Sunday some years


Arrow Reflection
 
Rev’d John Staton BA - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Be still, for the presence of the Lord As an opening video we are offering "Be still, for the presence of the Lord" by David Evans  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is a version of this video with words to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing
I want to serve the purpose of God We are also offering "I want to serve the purpose of God" by Mark Altrogge -  Download - Sample.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is a version of this video with words to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing and it is also used by the prayers for others.

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

My God is a rock My God is a rock,  SOF 1454

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Kate Simmonds & Mark Edwards, © 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.
I worship You, Almighty God I worship You, Almighty God, SOF 282, MP 864, TS 271

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Sondra Corbett, © 1983 Integrity Music, Adm Kingswaysongs and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Be still, for the presence of the Lord Be still, for the presence of the Lord, STF 20, CP 383, SOF 40,  MP 50, TS 47, KS 19

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: David Evans, © 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.
The Lord’s my shepherd The Lord’s my shepherd, STF 481, SOF 1030, MP 1008, TS 988

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: 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

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is the story of Tabitha and how Peter raises from the dead   - Download

There is also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that the meaning and power of discipleship - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 King of love, praise You King of love, praise You,  SOF 1405, TS 1387, KS 618

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Doug Horley, © 1999 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Don’t be a woolly head Don’t be a woolly head, Fit for life

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:  Paul Field, © 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.
Surrounded by His love Surrounded by His love, JP 602

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

The backing track is distributed usingPRS Licence LE-0013013 . The words are copyright: Paul Field, © 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:

Revelation 7:9-17 Revelation 7:9-17 is covered by Lectionary Video C3  - Sample
Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is covered by Lectionary Video A2 - Sample
Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is available as a Just Worship video - Download - Sample

This is a very personal version of the 23rd Psalm from the Street Bible read by Rob Lacey
Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is available on another Just Worship video - Download - Sample
The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23) The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23), STF 805

The words are copyright:  NRSV, © Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA,. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Acts 9:36-43
Acts 9:36-43
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. 
John 10:22-30
John 10:22-30


Talk:

A Talk
There is an adult version of the talk that explores the characteristics of being a disciple of Jesus and then looks at how that can empower us - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - A scoop for Val -  Les and Val go to report on Tabitha's death only to meet her.- Download




Songs:

Good Shepherd, Your name is the sign of our church Good Shepherd, Your name is the sign of our church, Words

The words are copyright:  © Christopher Idle, adm Jubilate Hymns and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Angel voices ever singing Angel voices ever singing, HP 484, STF 39, RAS 405, CP 377, SOF 24, MP 34

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013.  The words are by Francis Pott. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
In Christ there is no east or west In Christ there is no east or west, HP 758, MP 329, STF 685, RAS 647, CP 477

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

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


Arrow Response

Prayers:
 
A prayer for others
A prayer for others

A prayer for Vocations Sunday
The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file -  Download

The prayers for Vocations Sunday make use of a video of "I want to service the purpose of God" (Above)

Ensure that you download both the PowerPoint and video files and always keep them in the same folder. When copying ensure that you copy them both.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread The prayer of thanksgiving from At the Breaking of the bread for Easter

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
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, Trinity 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

Lord of the Church, You hold us in Your hand Lord of the Church, You hold us in Your hand, SOF 1434

The words are copyright: David Morris & Nick Wynne-Jones, © 2001 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Draw me close, never let me go Draw me close, never let me go, SOF 1748

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Simon Goodall, © 2005 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I want to serve the purpose of God
I want to serve the purpose of God, SOF 260, MP 859, TS 256

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: Mark Altrogge, © 1986 Sovereign Grace Praise,  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 The Digital Hymnbook

These are new songs and canticles we have added to our own online collection of hymns and songs. You can see more at The Digital Hymnbook.

Song
Author
Books and links
In the tomb so cold they laid Him
Graham Kendrick, © 1986 Thankyou Music (CCLI) SOF 245
‘It is finished!’ Christ has known Gabriel Gillet, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) RAS 226
It’s Your blood that cleanses me Michael Christ, © 1985 Mercy, Adm Vineyard Publishing SOF 257, MP 351, TS 250
Jesu, grant me this, I pray Anonymous Latin, Henry Williams Baker CP 110
Jesu, our hope, our heart's desire Anonymous Latin, tr John Chandler and others CP 169

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