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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Micah 6:1-8
Psalm 15
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Matthew 5:1-12

We have chosen the theme:  A topsy-turvy world

The second sevice readings for this Sunday are:

Genesis 28:10-22
Psalm 34:1-10, (11-22)
Philemon 1-16
Mark 1:21-28

We have chosen the theme: Warts and all

 

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Arrow Reflection

By Ann Bossingham, MA, BEd  - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Blessed are the poor
We offer a video for reflection of "Blessed are the poor"  by Paul Field - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Tell out my soul
We also offer a video for reflection of "Tell out my soul" by Timothy Dudley Smith - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

This song is also available with words to lead singing
We are joined by angels
We are also offering "We are joined by angels" by Lara Martin  -  DownloadSample

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There is a version of this video with words to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing

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

I will enter Your house with thanksgiving
I will enter Your house with thanksgiving, SOF 1372, TS 1345

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Lara Martin, © 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.
Worship the Lord
Worship the Lord, SOF 1633, TS 1635

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Louise Fellingham, © 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.
As we gather in Your presence now
As we gather in Your presence now,  STF 609

The words are copyright: Joel Payne, © Resoundworship, adm The Jubilate Group and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 King of our lives
King of our lives, SOF 1406

The words are copyright: David Morris, Nick Wynne-Jones, © 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.
We are joined by angels
We are joined by angels, SOF 1578

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The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Lara Martin, © 2005 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

Talk

Children's talk
An address that explores being upside down - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

All age talk
There is an all age talk that looks at the Beatitudes as something that blesses you rather than instructions - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 I will dance, I will sing
I will dance, I will sing, SOF 847, TS 261, KS 184

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Matt Redman, © 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.
Blessed be the name of the Lord
Blessed be the name of the Lord, STF 40, SOF 673, MP 809

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Clinton Utterbach, © 1988 Polygram Music Publishing Ltd, Adm Song 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.
Blessed
Blessed, KS 424, Sheet Music

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Dave Godfrey, © 2000 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.
Lord, I wanna pause
Lord, I wanna pause, KS 636, Sheet music

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The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Dave Godfrey, © 2000 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 Word

Readings:

Matthew 5:1-12
Matthew 5:1-12 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Matthew 5:1-12
Matthew 5:1-12 is available on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample

Matthew 5:1-12
We also offer Matthew 5:1-12 read by Rob Lacey from the Street Bible from Just Worship 1 - Download - Sample
Lord, who may dwell in Your tabernacle? (Psalm 15) Lord, who may dwell in Your tabernacle? (Psalm 15), Words

The words are copyright: From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme
Micah 6:1-8
Micah 6:1-8
Psalm 15
Psalm 15
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.  
Matthew 5:1-12
Matthew 5:1-12

Talk:

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores the Beatitudes as a route to happiness rather than a set of instructions -  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 Beatitudes  - Download

By Ann Bossingham - Applying to live on the Holy Hill - Josiah struggles to meet the criterion to live on the Holy Hill - Download

Second Service readings

Mark 1:21-28 Mark 1:21-28 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Genesis 28:10-19a
Genesis 28:10-19a is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
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


Genesis 28:10-22
Genesis 28:10-22
Psalm 34:1-10, (11-22)
Psalm 34:1-10, (11-22)
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.  
Philemon 1-16
Philemon 1-16
Mark 1:21-28
Mark 1:21-28

A talk

A Talk
There is a sermon that explores the failings of Jacob and how God deals with him -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download


Songs:

Tell out my soul
Tell out my soul,  HP 86, STF 186, RAS 740, CP 362, SOF 520, MP 631, TS 471, JP 229

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: © Timothy Dudley Smith, adm 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.
Blessed are the poor in Spirit
Blessed are the poor in Spirit, SOF 1192

The words are copyright: Dave Lyle Morris & Pat Youd, © 2000 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Blest are the pure in heart
Blest are the pure in heart,  HP 724, STF 244, CP 391

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words by John Keble & Hall’s Psalms and Hymns. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
As Jacob with travel was weary one day
As Jacob with travel was weary one day, HP 444, CP 378

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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 confession from At the Breaking of the bread for Ordinary 2

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 confession from All Included for February

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

Now thank we all our God
Now thank we all our God, HP 566, STF 81, SOF 405, MP 486, RAS 72, CP 530, JP 175

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Martin Rinkart, tr Catherine Winkworth. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Give thanks with a grateful heart
Give thanks with a grateful heart, STF 78, SOF 124, MP 170, TS 118, KS 68

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Henry Smith  © 1978 Integrity’s Hosanna! Music, Adm. Kingswaysongs and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
May the mind of Christ my Saviour
May the mind of Christ my Saviour, HP 739, STF 504, CP 521, SOF 1448, MP 463, TS 887, JP 165

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Martin Rinkart, tr Catherine Winkworth. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
O God of Bethel, by whose hand O God of Bethel, by whose hand, HP 442, STF 475, RAS 71, CP 536, MP 907

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by John Logan & Philip Doddridge . Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme


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