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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Exodus 24:12-18
Psalm 2
2 Peter 1:16-21
Matthew 17:1-9

We have chosen the theme:  Going up the mountain

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

2 Kings 2:1-12
Psalm 84
Matthew 17:(1-8), 9-23

We have chosen the theme:  Coming down the  mountain

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Arrow Worship

Introduction

White
We offer a video for reflection of "White" by Mike Rayson - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
These are the days of Elijah
We also offer a video for reflection of  "These are the days of Elijah" by Robin Mark - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is a also a version of this video with words to lead singing
Can I ascend the hill of the Lord
We also offer a video for reflection of "Can I ascend the hill of the Lord" by Matt Redman - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is a also a version of this video with words to lead singing

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

My lips shall praise you
These are the days of Elijah, SOF 1047, MP 1012, TS 503, KS 734

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Robin Mark, © 1996 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.
O come, let us worship
O come, let us worship, MP 492

The words are copyright: Iain Anderson © 1981 Authentic Music Publishing, Adm. Kingsway Songs and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Lord, we long to see your glory
Lord, we long to see Your glory, SOF 907, TS 338

The words are copyright: Richard Lewis © 1997 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 O for a heart to praise my God
O for a heart to praise my God, HP 536, STF 507, RAS 514, CP 533, TS 904, SOF 411, MP 495

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
How small a spark has lit a living fire, STF 408

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
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Talk

Children's talk
There is a story of Sally climbing a mountain - Download

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

All age talk
There is an all age talk that explores mountain top experiences as part of the religious life - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Show respect for the Son
Show respect for the Son

Available as a full video  - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The video is 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.
I love it when I'm close to you
I love it when I'm close to you - PowerPoint Words - Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Dave Godfrey , © 2007 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.
My Lord is higher than a mountain
My Lord is higher than a mountain, JP 170

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The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Ian Smale © 1991 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Faith We're going to move that mountain, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. 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:

Matthew 17:1-9
Matthew 17:1-9 is offered on the Lectionary Video - Sample
Matthew 17:1-9
Matthew 17:1-9 is on the Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample

Matthew 17:1-9
A reading of Matthew 17:1-8 being read on Mount Tabor, one of the possible sites of the Transfiguration - Download - Sample
Why are the nations in tumult (Psalm 2)
Why are the nations in tumult (Psalm 2),  Words

The words are copyright: from Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Exodus 24:12-18
Exodus 24:12-18
Psalm 2
Psalm 2
This week's readings are from the NIV

There is a reflection by Jessica Dalton-Cheetham BA MPhil  - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Matthew 17:1-9
Matthew 17:1-9

Talk:


A Talk
There is a sermon that explores God through a mountain top experience -  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 Transfiguration - Peter and James on the mountain top with Jesus  - Download


By Ann Bossingham - At the foot of the mountain - Thomas and Andrew left at the bottom of the mountain - Download

Second Service

Psalm 84:1-7 Psalm 84:1-7 is available as a Lectionary Video - Sample

Psalm 84:1-6 Psalm 84:1-6 is available as a Sons of Korah video with words and music - Download - Sample
Matthew 17:(1-8), 9-23
Matthew 17:(1-8), 9-23 is on the Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Holy lovely is Your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts How lovely is Your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts (Psalm 84),  STF 814

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. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme


2 Kings 2:1-12
2 Kings 2:1-12
Psalm 84
Psalm 84
This week's readings are from the NIV

There is a reflection by John Staton  - Download

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

Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores what happened when Jesus came down from the mountain -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

Christ upon the mountain peak
Christ upon the mountain peak, HP 155

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Brian Wren © 1977, 1995 Stainer and Bell Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Once on a mountain top
Once on a mountain top, HP 157

The words are copyright: Michael Edward Hewlett  © Stainer and Bell Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
How good, Lord, to be here
How good, Lord, to be here, HP 156, RAS 203

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Joseph Armitage Robinson (1858-1933). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
By faith we see the hand of God
By faith we see the hand of God,  SOF 2240

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Keith & Krustyn Getty & Stuart Townend, © 2009 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 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 prayer of confesssion from At the Breaking of the bread for Lent and Passiontide

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 confession from All Included for Lent

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

Can I ascend the hill of the Lord
Can I ascend the hill of the Lord,  SOF 683, TS 63

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Matt Redman, © 1995 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Give me the faith which can remove
Give me the faith which can remove, HP 767, STF 661, MP 168,

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Charles Wesley (1707-88). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Stay, master, stay upon this heavenly hill
Stay, master, stay upon this heavenly hill, HP 158,

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Samuel Greg,  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Giving it all to You
Giving it all to You,  STF 551, SOF 1242, TS 1803

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Geraldine Latty, © 2000 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.


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