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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Exodus 17:1-7
Psalm 95
Romans 5:1-11
John 4:5-42

We have chosen the theme:  Living water

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Joshua 1:1-9
Psalm 40
Ephesians 6:10-20
John 2:13-22 

We have chosen the theme: Why does Jesus throw furniture around?

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Introduction

Let Your living water flow over my soul
As an opening video we are offering "Let Your living water flow over my soul" by John Watson -  Download Sample

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

This video is used in the prayers for others and there is a also a version of this video with words to lead singing
Save me
As an opening video we are offering "Save me"  by Mike Rayson with the artwork of David Hollingsworth - Download  - Sample

The backing track is copyright and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
As water to the thirsty
As an opening video we are offering “As water to the thirsty” by Timothy Dudley-Smith - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using  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.
Lent Liturgy
There is also a Lent Liturgy available as a PDF - Download - and supporting PowerPoint - Download

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

Such love, pure as the whitest snow
Such love, pure as the whitest snow,  SOF 514, MP 619, TS 465 

Available as a video file with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1988 Make Way Music Ltd and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Jesus, I am thirsty
Jesus, I am thirsty, SOF 868, TS 281

The words are copyright: Martin Nystrom, © 1993 Integrity’s Hosanna Music, Adm Kingswaysongs.com and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Jesus, You're all I need
Jesus, You're all I need, SOF 1401, TS 846

Available as a video file with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013.  The words are copyright: Darlene Zschech  © 1997 Hillsong Publishing, Adm.  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.
 Peace like a river
Peace like a river, TS 459

The words are copyright: John Watson, © 1986 Ampelos Music, Adm 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.
Sing of the Lord’s goodness
Sing of the Lord’s goodness, STF 65

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013.  The words are copyright: Ernest Sands, © 1981 Ernest Sands, Adm OCP Publications (Permission applied for). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your Calamus report.
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Talk

Children's talk
For children there is an exploration of water and the story of Naomi, a Hebrew girl in the wilderness - Download

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

All age talk
There is an all age talk that explores the meeting of Jesus with the woman at the well - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Love Medley
Love Medley

Available as a full 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.
My Rock
My Rock, KS 259

And as an animated video with backing track - Download - Sample

It would be a good idea to divide the congregation in some way and have one group sing the main line and the other the echo (in red).

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Judy Mackenzie-Dunn, © 1995 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.
Nobody’s a nobody
Nobody’s a nobody, KS 664

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: © 1993 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 answer doesn't always happen in a minute
The answer doesn't always happen in a minute, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Paul Field, © 1995 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.

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Readings:

Exodus 17:1-7
Exodus 17:1-7 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
John 4:5-42
John 4:5-42 is on the Visual Bible - John - Sample

Romans 5:1-8
Romans 5:1-8 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
O come let us sing to the Lord (Psalm 95, Venite)  O come let us sing to the Lord (Psalm 95, Venite), STF 818

The words are copyright: Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Exodus 17:1-7
Exodus 17:1-7
Psalm 95
Psalm 95
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Jessica Dalton-Cheetham BA MPhil
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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.  
John 4:5-42
John 4:5-42

Talk:


A Talk
There is a sermon that explores Jesus discussion with the Samaritan woman and then looks at how "living water" can impact on our lives and church -  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 woman at the well - A dramatic telling of this well known story  - Download


By Ann Bossingham - Mother and daughter at the well - A sketch that sets the scene for the story of the woman at the well - Download

Second Service:

John 2:13-22 John 2:13-22 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
John 2:13-22 John 2:13-22 is on The Visual Bible - John - Sample
Psalm 40 Psalm 40 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample

I waited patiently for the Lord (Psalm 40.1-11)  I waited patiently for the Lord (Psalm 40.1-11), Words

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


Joshua 1:1-9
Joshua 1:1-9
Psalm 40
Psalm 40
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd Ann Bossingham MA, Bed
- Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Ephesians 6:10-20
Ephesians 6:10-20
John 2:13-22
John 2:13-22

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores why Jesus threw the furniture around in the Temple -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

O bread to pilgrims given
O bread to pilgrims given, HP 620, RAS 456

Available as a video file with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013.  The words are by Thomas Aquinas, tr Ray Palmer, Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Awake, our souls! away, our fears
Awake, our souls! away, our fears, HP 663, RAS 488, CP 382

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Isaac Watts. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
As water to the thirsty
As water to the thirsty, STF 441, CP 252, SOF 659, MP 803

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by © Timothy Dudley-Smith, Adm Oxford University Press. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Love inspired the anger Love inspired the anger, STF 253

The words are copyright: Andrew Pratt, © 1993 Stainer & Bell Ltd and The Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes 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

The prayers for others with song make use of "Let Your living water flow over my soul".by John Watson which can be downloaded above


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 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 Thanksgiving from All Included for March

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

Let Your living water flow
Let Your living water flow, SOF 334, TS 318

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: John Watson, © 1986 Ampelos Music, adm Song Solutions Copycare. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I will offer up my life
I will offer up my life, STF 446, SOF 851, MP 990, TS 265, KS 186

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Matt Redman © 1994 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Father, hear the prayer we offer
Father, hear the prayer we offer, HP 436,  RAS 495, CP 416, STF 518, SOF 1229, MP 132, JP 41

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Love Willis & Samuel Longfellow. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Give me the wings of faith to rise Give me (us) the wings of faith to rise, HP 815, STF 747, RAS 664CP 216

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

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


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