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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Exodus 2:1-10
Psalm 127:1-4
Colossians 3:12-17
John 19:25-27

We have chosen the theme:  God loves us like a parent

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Micah 7:1-20
Psalm 31:1-8,(9-16)
James 5:1-20
John 3:14-21 

We have chosen the theme:  What is Salvation?

You can buy access to all these resources for as little as £3

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Psalm 127
As an opening video we are offering "Psalm 127" by the Sons of Korah -  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 to use a reading.

How deep the Father's love
As an opening video we are offering "How deep the Father's love"  by Stuart Townend and played by the Kings Chamber Orchestra - Download  - Sample

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

This is also available in a version with words to lead singing.
Come people of the risen King
As an opening video we are offering "Come people of the risen King" by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty and Stuart Townend - 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

Sing praise to God who reigns above
Sing praise to God who reigns above, HP 511, RAS 75, STF 117, CP 569

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Johan Schutz & Frances Cox. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
We could watch You from afar
We could watch You from afar, SOF 1581, TS 1580

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Matt Redman, © 2002 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, You're all I need
You are mystical and deep, SOF 1650

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Brian Houston, © 2001 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 Come people of the risen King
Come people of the risen King - SOF 2249

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Stuart Townend, © 2007  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Before the world was made
Before the world was made - SOF 2224

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Steve Fee & Vicky Beeching, © 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.
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Talk

Children's talk
For children there is a story of Mary who has gone to work at the big house - Download

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

All age talk
There is an all age talk consisting of 3 stories of mothers and children and then relates this to God's love for us - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 There is no one else like you, (Special)
There is no one else like you, (Special), JP 476, KS 325

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Paul Field, © 1991 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.
All the same
A naggy mum, a grumpy dad (All the same), JP 302

Available as an aminated video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Paul Field, © 1991 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.
One for others
One for others, KS 763

The words are copyright: © 1985 Trisha Watts & Monica O’Brien, Adm Willow Publishing Pty Ltd and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
For God so loved
For God so loved, KS 464

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 Hardwick 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:

Exodus 2:1-10
Exodus 2:1-10 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
John 19:25-27
John 19:25-27 is on the Visual Bible - John - Sample

Psalm 127
Psalm 127 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 127
Psalm 127 is also available as a Sons of Korah video with words - Download - Sample


Unless the Lord builds the house (Psalm 127:1-4)
Unless the Lord builds the house (Psalm 127:1-4), Words

The words are copyright: from Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Exodus 2:1-10
Exodus 2:1-10
Psalm 127:1-4
Psalm 127:1-4
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 19:25-27
John 19:25-27

Talk:


A Talk
There is a sermon that explores God's motherly nature through the three main readings for this week -  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 - John and Mary, the Mother of Jesus - Jesus hands Mary into John's care from the cross  - Download


By Ann Bossingham - Muuuum!! - A sketch that illustrates the demands placed on a busy mother - Download

Second Service:

John 3:14-21
John 3:14-21 is on the Visual Bible - John - Sample
John 3:14-21
John 3:14-21 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Psalm 31:1-5,15-16 Psalm 31:1-8,(9-16) is offered as  from Just Worship Video - Download - Sample
In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge (Psalm 31:1-16)
In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge (Psalm 31:1-16), Words

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

Micah 7:1-20
Micah 7:1-20
Psalm 31:1-8,(9-16)
Psalm 31:1-8,(9-16)
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection by Rev'd Ann Bossingham, MA, BEd
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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.  
James 5:1-20
James 5:1-20
John 3:14-21
John 3:14-21

A talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores the meaning of salvation -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

How deep the Father's love for us
How deep the Father's love for us, SOF 780, MP 988, TS 185

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Stuart Townend, © 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.
Lord Jesus Christ, You have come to us
Lord Jesus Christ, You have come to us, HP 617, STF 594, RAS 373, SOF 357, CP 505, MP 435, JP 156

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyight: Patrick Appleford. © 1960 Josef Weinberger Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
We stand, the servants of one God
We stand, the servants of one God, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words copyright, Andrew Pratt, © 2003 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.
Father, whose everlasting love, Father, whose everlasting love, HP 520, CP 107, STF 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 Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


Arrow Response

Prayers:

A prayer for others
A prayer for others
1
A prayer for others
A prayer for others 2
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 Post Communion Prayer 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 Post Communion Prayer 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

Merciful God, O abounding in love
Merciful God, O abounding in love, SOF 1966

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Keith & Kristyn Getty, Stuart Townend, © 2006 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Moses, I know you're the man
Moses, I know you're the man, HP 450, STF 473, RAS 547

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Estelle White, © 1969 Stainer & Bell Ltd & McCrimmon Publishing Company Ltd and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Lord of the home
Lord of the home, HP 367, CP 510

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Albert Bayly, © 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.
God my Father, loving me
God my Father, loving me, RAS 350

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: George Wallace Briggs, © 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.


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