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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 9:1-4
Psalm 27:1,4-9
1 Corinthians 1:10-18
Matthew 4:12-23

We have chosen the theme:  The message of the Cross is for all

The 2nd service readings for this Sunday are:

Ecclesiastes 3:1-11
Psalm 33:1-12, (13-22)
1 Peter 1:3-12
Luke 4:14-21

We have chosen the theme:  Ecclesiastes, God and Time

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Introduction

One thing I ask of the Lord
We offer a video for reflection of "One thing I ask from of the Lord" from Just Worship 3 - Celtic Prayers   - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The video is used with the consent of Richard Armiger. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

This video is used in the prayer of approach (a).
You are the Lord
We also offer a video for reflection of "You are the Lord" by Paul Field   - DownloadSample

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

This song is also available with words to lead singing
Take us to the river
And "Take us to the river" by Robin Mark  - DownloadSample

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

This song is also available with words to lead singing

Prayers:


A call to worship
A call to worship
A prayer of approach
A prayer of approach (a)
The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file - Download

Prayer of approach (a) makes use of  the video to "One thing I seek from of the Lord" which is found above.

Please ensure that you download and copy both the PowerPoint and video files and always keep them in the same folder.
A prayer of approach(b)
A prayer of approach (b)

A prayer of approach(c)
A prayer of approach (c)

A prayer of praise
A prayer of praise

Songs: The following songs could be used in this part of the service

Take us to the river
Take us to the river, SOF 1525, TS 1519

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: Robin Mark, © 1998 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
What shall our greeting be
What shall our greeting be, HP 806, STF 691

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Fred Pratt Green, © 1975 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.
Lord we come in Your name
Lord, we come in Your name, SOF 363

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1991 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.
 Jesus, stand among us
Jesus, stand among us, STF 30, SOF 303, MP 381, RAS 565

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1977 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
There is a time to live
There is a time to live, SOF 2055, TS 2085

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Matt Maher, © 2005 spiritinsong.com Publishing / 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
There is the story of Gladys Aylward - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

All age talk
There is an all age talk that looks at why the disciples left their nets to follow Jesus and then applies this to the problems at Corinth - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 God loves you and I love you
God loves you and I love you, STF 614, JP 348, KS 80

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.
Jesus is the King
Jesus is the King

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: Paul Sheely, © Emu Music Australia Inc (Permission applied for). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Animations are by Malcolm Evans
Fisherman Peter on the sea
Fisherman Peter on the sea, KS 460

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, © Copyright Control. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
There’s a time to laugh
There’s a time to laugh, Words, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are Dave Godfrey, © Song Solutions Daybreak. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

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Readings:

Matthew 4:12-23
Matthew 4:12-23 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Matthew 4:12-23
Matthew 4:12-23 is available on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample

The Lord is my light and my salvation (Psalm 27.1,4-9)
The Lord is my light and my salvation (Psalm 27.1,4-9), Words

The words are copyright: From Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Isaiah 9:1-4
Isaiah 9:1-14
Psalm 27:1,4-9
Psalm 27:1,4-9
This week's readings are from the NIV.

There is a reflection on these readings by Rev'd John Staton  - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

  
Matthew 4:12-23
Matthew 4:12-23

Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores Jesus' ministry as he travels around Galilee and applies it to today -  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 - Jesus calls four fishermen - The call of the disciples - Download

By Ann Bossingham - Granddad reminds Reuben whose church it is - If you're going to make up chants, then JESUS is the best - Download

Second Service Readings:

In an hour
"In an hour" is drawn from Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 and is offered as a Just Worship Video - Sample
Psalm 33:1-12
Psalm 33:1-12 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous (Psalm 33.1-22)
Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous (Psalm 33.1-22), Words

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


Ecclesiastes 3:1-11
Ecclesiastes 3:1-11
Psalm 33:1-12, (13-22)
Psalm 33:1-12, (13-22)
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 Peter 1:3-12
1 Peter 1:3-12
Luke 4:14-21
Luke 4:14-21

Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores Ecclesiastes, God and Time -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

You are the Lord
You are the Lord, Words

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, © 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.
Thy (Your) hand, O God has guided
Thy (Your) hand, O God has guided, HP 784, STF 692, RAS 567, CP 606SOF 1065, MP 705JP 298

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Edward Plumptre. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Jesus, united by Thy grace
Jesus, united by Thy grace, HP 773, RAS 500

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Can we by searching find out God's
Can we by searching find out God, HP 76, RAS 80, CP 201

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Elizabeth Cosnett, © 1980 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.


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 post-communion prayer from At the Breaking of the bread for Ordinary 1

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 donwload
All Included
The post-communion prayer from All Included for January

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

Christ, from who all blessings flow
Christ, from whom all blessings flow, HP 764, RAS 561, STF 676

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.
Let there be love shared among us
Let there be love shared among us, SOF 329, MP 411, TS 317, RAS 477

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Dave Bilbrough, © 1979 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, all who look to Christ today
Come, all who look to Christ today, HP 765, STF 678

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  ©  Richard G. Jones and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI
O for a thousand tongues to sing O for a thousand tongues to sing, HP 744, STF 364, CP 534, SOF 412, MP 496, RAS 285, TS 393

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.


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