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The related readings for this Sunday are:

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

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Lord, I come before Your throne of grace As an opening video we are offering  "Lord, I come before Your throne of grace", Robert & Dawn Critchley -  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 We are also offering "Making Memories"  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

God of Eve and God of Mary God of Eve and God of Mary, STF 119

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:: Fred Kaan,  © 1989 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.
I have come to love You I have come to love You,  SOF 1319

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: Martin Cooper & Paul Oakley, © 1999  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, I come before Your throne of grace Lord, I come before Your throne of grace, STF 58, SOF 894, MP 1087, TS 1967

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:: Robert & Dawn Critchley, © 1989   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 Lord, You're beautiful O Lord, You're beautiful, SOF 432, TS 401, MP 513

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Keith Green, © Birdwing Music / BMG Songs Inc / EMI Christian Music / Small Stone Media, adm 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 Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is the story of Hannah and the birth of Samuel - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that looks at the experience of Hannah and then the words of Simeon in the temple - 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 words and music - 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), All the same (A naggy mum), JP 302

Available as animated video with words and music - 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.
God's my father and my friend God's my father and my friend, 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: Steve Woods, © 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 Word

Readings:

Psalm 34:11-20 Psalm 34:11-20 is on Lectionary Video C2 - Sample

The elderly couple are Mike's parents .
I will bless the Lord at all times (Psalm 34) I will bless the Lord at all times (Psalm 34), STF 809

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, STF 809
1 Samuel 1:20-28
1 Samuel 1:20-28
Psalm 34:11-20
Psalm 34:11-20
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 1:3-7
Luke 2:33-35
Luke 2:33-35

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that looks at Hannah's experience, the words of Simeon and then how God supports and comforts us and wants us to that for others - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Baby talk - 2 mums talk about Simeon and his hope to see the Messiah  - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - Simeon and Anna ­  and Jesus is Circumcised - Jesus is brought to the temple - Download

Songs:

O God in heaven, whose loving plan O God in heaven, whose loving plan, HP 369, CP 535

The words are copyright: Hugh Martin, © 1961. Ren. 1989 The Hymn Society. Adm Hope Publishing Co. and used with permission.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Our Father, by whose name Our Father, by whose name, HP 587

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Francis Bland Tucker.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Sing we of the blessed mother Sing we of the blessed mother, CP 241

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: George B Timms, © 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 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 "Making memories" by Peter Shurley and sung 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 The Peace 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 Peace  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

We gladly celebrate and praise We gladly celebrate and praise, STF 120

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Alan Gaunt, © 1998 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.
God, You meet us in our weakness
God, You meet us in our weakness, RAS 475

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: © Glen Baker (awaiting consent). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God of love and truth and beauty God of love and truth and beauty, HP 403

The words are by Timothy Rees. 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
Blest be the everlasting God
Isaac Watts & William Cameron HP 669, CP 139, RAS 588
Father, who on man dost shower Percy Deamer HP 341
Great shepherd of Thy people John Newton HP 490, RAS 387, CP 454
Away with gloom, away with doubt Edward Shillito, © Oxford University Press (CCLI)
HP 187
Away with our fears, our troubles
Charles Wesley HP 296, RAS 323

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