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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Exodus 20:1-17
Psalm 19
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
John 2:13-22
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Seeing the signs


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd John Staton BA - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Speak to us Lord As an opening video we are offering "Speak to us Lord" by Paul Field -  Download Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. 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.
Softly and Tenderly As an opening video we are offering "Softly and Tenderly"  by Mike Rayson - 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.

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

Come to us, creative Spirit Come to us, creative Spirit, HP 377, STF 726

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: David Mowbray, © 1979 Stainer & Bell Ltd. & 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.
All heaven declares All heaven declares, STF 293, TS 8, KS 4, SOF 8, MP 14

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: Noel and Tricia Richards, © 1987  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Great God of wonders Great God of wonders, SOF 1809

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: Andy Bromley, © 2004  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 Jesus is Lord, creation's voice proclaims it Jesus is Lord, creation's voice proclaims it, HP 260, STF 353, CP 170, MP 367, JP 137, RAS 268, SOF 290, TS 284

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  David J. Mansell, © 1980 Authentic Publishing, adm  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 quiz looking at road signs - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that examines signs of God through the psalms and the 10 commandmeents and then Jesus turning over the tables - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Have we made our God too small Have we made our God too small, SOF 1817, KS 96

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, © 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.
I find my happiness I find my happiness, KS 527

The words are copyright: The words are copyright: Phil Overton, © 2002 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.
My God is so big, so strong and so mighty My God is so big, so strong and so mighty, SOF 1455, JP 169, KS 255

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are anonymous. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Arrow Word

Readings:

John 2:13-22 John 2:13-22 is on is on Lectionary Video B2 - Sample
Psalm 19 Psalm 19 is on Lectionary Video C2 - Sample
Exodus 20:1-17 Exodus 20:1-17 is available as a Just Worship Video - Download - Sample

Featuring Rob Lacey reading the Street Bible. A great way of presenting the Ten Commandments
John 2:13-22 John 2:13-22 is on The Visual Bible - John - Sample
The heavens are telling the glory of God (Psalm 19) The heavens are telling the glory of God (Psalm 19), STF 803

The words are copyright: from Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Exodus 20:1-17
Exodus 20:1-17
Psalm 19
Psalm 19
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 Corinthians 1:18-25
John 2:13-22
John 2:13-22

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that uses the readings to explore the signs, love and anger of God - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Two lucky sheep - A couple of sheep discuss a surprising event at the temple  - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - Jesus Cleanses the Temple - A telling of the Jesus turning the tables over. - Download

Songs:

The heavens declare Thy glory, Lord The heavens declare Thy glory, Lord, HP 481, CP 264, RAS 320

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 and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Speak to us Lord Speak to us Lord

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: Paul Field, © 2003 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.
Draw nigh to Thy Jerusalem, O Lord Draw nigh to Thy Jerusalem, O Lord, RAS 211

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

The backing track is distributed using  The words are by Jeremy Taylor. 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 make use of a video to "Softly and ternderly" by Mike Rayson

Please ensure that you download both the PowerPoint and video files and always keep them together in the same folder.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread A prayer of intercession 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
A prayer of intercession  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, 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

God, who stretched the spangled heavens God, who stretched the spangled heavens, RAS 86, Author's Preferred Version

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Catherine Cameron, © 1967 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
Lord, I have made Thy word my choice Lord, I have made Thy word my choice, HP 475, RAS 316, CP 504

Available as a video with backing track - 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 and declare its use on your CCLI report.
We love the place, O God We love the place, O God, CP 211, MP 731

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by William Bullock and Henry Williams Baker. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.


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, I fain would find
Charles Wesley HP 795
Rejoice, O people, in the mounting years Albert Bayly, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) HP 657
Nature with open volume stands Isaac Watts HP 174, RAS 219, CP 113
Bright the vision that delighted Richard Mant HP 445, CP 392
O love of God, how strong and true Horatius Bonar HP 42, RAS 100, MP 514

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