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IDEAS for Easter 6 (Year B)

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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Acts 10:44-48
Psalm 98
1 John 5:1-6
John 15:9-17

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  God cares for everyone

This week is often the Start of Christian Aid Week


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd Dr Mike Bossingham, BD, BSc - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Love one another As an opening video we are offering "Love one another" by Ralph Ward -  Download Sample

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

Some of the images are of the Irish Memorial in Philadelphia.
Far and near hear the call We offer a video for reflection using "Far and near hear the call" by Graham Kendrick - DownloadSample

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

This is also available in a version with words to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing

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

Your love, shining like the sun (Pour over me) Your love, shining like the sun (Pour over me), SOF 1674

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Stuart Townend, © 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.
A love so amazing has come to save me A love so amazing has come to save me, SOF 1701

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Paul Oakley,  © 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.
Sing a new song to the Lord Sing a new song to the Lord,  HP 57, MP 599, JP 454

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: © Timothy Dudley-Smith, Adm by 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.
 Far and near hear the call Far and near hear the call,  SOF 709, MP 982, TS 90, KS 49

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1995 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.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is an exploration of the things they love and the meaning of the word love - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that explores explores how we are loved by God and what it means- Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Jesus love is very wonderful Jesus love is very wonderful, JP 139, KS 208

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: H.W. Rattle, © Scripture Union and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
I’m forever in Your love I’m forever in Your love, SOF 1337, KS 541

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: 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
Wide and long and high and deep Wide and long and high and deep,  Words

Available as an animated video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Colin Pye, © 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.

Arrow Word

Readings:

John 15:9-17 John 15:9-17 is on Lectionary Video B3 - Sample
John 15:9-17 John 15:9-17  is  on The Visual Bible - John - Sample

This section of video is very dark and probably will not project very well. I have already had to turn up the brightness and contrast so that it can be seen here.
Psalm 98 Psalm 98  is on is on Lectionary Video C6 - Sample
Acts 10:44-48 Acts 10:44-48 is  on The Visual Bible - Acts - Sample
O sing to the Lord a new song (Psalm 98) O sing to the Lord a new song (Psalm 98) - STF 820

The words are copyright: NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America.
Acts 10:44-48
Acts 10:44-48
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.  
1 John 5:1-6
John 15:9-17
John 15:9-17

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores the different words for love and then explores how God's love comes to us through Jesus. - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Harry and Bert are summoned - But they don't know why - Download

A sketch from Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The Vine - Peter still strugggles to catch on -  Download

Songs:

What a friend we have in Jesus What a friend we have in Jesus, HP 559, SOF 593, MP 746, STF 531, RAS 413, TS 556, JP 273

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Joseph Medlicott Scriven. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
The Word of the Lord lasts for ever The Word of the Lord lasts for ever, STF 757

The words are copyright: © Fintan O'Carrol and Christopher Walker, adm OCP Publications (Permission applied for). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your Calamus report.
Spirit of faith, come down Spirit of faith, come down, HP 325

The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


Arrow Response

Prayers:
 
A prayer for others
A prayer for others

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

The prayers for others focus on Christian Aid Week.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread Prayers for others 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
All Included
Prayers for others from All Included  for May.

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. Now available as a download

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

Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our Lord Peace, perfect peace, is the gift of Christ our Lord,  STF 710, SOF 1500, TS 430, RAS 594

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Kevin Mayhew, © 1976 Kevin Mayhew Ltd. and used with permission, . Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Jesus calls us here to meet Him Jesus calls us here to meet Him, STF 28

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: John L. Bell & Graham Maule, © 1989, 1998, WGRG, Iona Community and used with permission of the author. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Jesus, united by Thy grace Jesus, united by Thy grace, HP 773, RAS 500

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

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


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
Jesus, the conqueror, reigns
Charles Wesley HP 262
Light of the world, Thy beams I bless Charles Wesley HP 681
Lord, dismiss us with Thy blessing Augustus Toplady, John Fawcett HP 652, CP 503
Christ the Lord is risen again M. Weisse, tr Catherine Winkworth HP 192, RAS 233, CP 141, TS 1166 
Come, dearest Lord, descend and dwell Isaac Watts HP 725, RAS 381, CP 291

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