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The related readings for this Sunday are:

2 Kings 2:1-12
Psalm 50:1-6
2 Corinthians 4:3-6
Mark 9:2-9
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Who is Jesus?


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd Heather Cooper - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Jesus, restore to us again As an opening video we are offering "Jesus, restore to us again" by Graham Kendrick   -  Download Sample

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

There is also a version of this video with words for congregational singing or to help the hard of hearing.
Be still and know that I am God As an opening video we are offering "Be still and know that I am God" -  Download - Sample

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

There is also a version of this video with words for congregational 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

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 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.
These are the days of Elijah 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 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.
Be still and know that I am God Be still and know that I am God, STF 18, SOF 41, MP 48, TS 48, JP 22

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0014823 The words are anonymous. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 Come, let us sing to the One Come, let us sing to the One, STF 2, SOF 1740

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Keith and Kristyn Getty, © 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.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is a story about Elisha's loyalty to Jesus - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that explores the transfiguration - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

This address uses a video of a journey up Mount Tabour - Download

Songs:

 My Lord is higher than a mountain My Lord is higher than a mountain,  JP 170

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Ian Smale,  © 1981 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Higher than a mountain top Higher than a mountain top

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Val Hawthorn, © 2009 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.
I love it when I’m close to you I love it when I’m close to you, Words - Sheet music

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: David 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.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Mark 9:2-9 Mark 9:2-9 is on is on Lectionary Video B2 - Sample
The Lord, the most mighty God, has spoken (Psalm 50:1-16) The Lord, the most mighty God, has spoken (Psalm 50:1-6), Words

The words are copyright: from Common worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
2 Kings 2:1-12
2 Kings 2:1-12
Psalm 50:1-6
Psalm 50:1-6
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.  
2 Corinthians 4:3-6
Mark 9:2-9
Mark 9:2-9

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores the tranfiguration - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Going up the mountain - Peter and James climbing the Mount of Transfiguration  - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The Transfiguration - Peter  and James on the mountain top with Jesus - Download

Songs:

Jesus on the mountain peak Jesus on the mountain peak,  STF 259

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, 1994 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.
Transfigured Christ, none comprehends Transfigured Christ, none comprehends, STF 261

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Fred Pratt Green, © 1977 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.
O raise your eyes on high and see O raise your eyes on high and see, CP 54

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Ralph Wright, ©  GIA Publications Inc 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 Confession from At the Breaking of the bread for Lent

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 February.

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

Jesus, restore to us again Jesus, restore to us again,  SOF 876, MP 873, TS 295

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick  © 1992 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.
Stay, master, stay upon this heavenly hill Stay, master, stay upon this heavenly hill, HP 158

Also available as 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.
Swiftly pass the clouds of glory Swiftly pass the clouds of glory, STF 260

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Thomas H. Troeger, © 1994 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.


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
Now let us see Thy beauty, Lord
Benjamin Waugh HP 534, RAS 411
Jesus, my Lord, how rich Thy grace Philip Doddridge HP 147
Behold us, Lord, a little space John Ellerton HP 376
And now, O Father, mindful of the love William Bright HP 593, CP 279
Arise, my soul, arise Charles Wesley HP 217

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