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The related readings for this Sunday are:
1 Kings 3:5-12
Psalm 119:129-136
Romans 8:26-39
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Nothing but the best will do


Arrow Reflection

Written by Rev’d Tony Buglass  - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Come let us worship As an opening video we are offering  "Come let us worship" by YFriday,   Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is also a version with words to lead singing or help the hard of hearing
All I once held dear We offer a video for reflection of "All I once held dear"  written  and sung by Graham Kendrick - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is also a version with words to lead singing or 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
A prayer of confession
A prayer of confession



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

Come let us worship
Come let us worship, SOF 2324, TS 1844

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright: Ken Riley, © 2007 Mckenzie 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.
I will hide Your Word inside my hear I will hide Your Word inside my heart

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. 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.
All I once held dear, built my life upon All I once held dear, built my life upon, STF 489, SOF 646, MP 799, TS 11, KS 5

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1993 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.
 I'm special because God has loved me I'm special because God has loved me, SOF 236, MP 325, TS 222, JP 106, KS 162

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1986 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
For children there is a the story of Steve and his strange birthday present  - Download

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

All age talk
There is an interactive talk that can be either used with the clip from the Parables or an activity of looking for chocolate  - Download

There are 2 sets of PowerPoint slides to match this address. One set is linked to the Golden Biscuit story in The Parables, the other covers the search for the chocolate coins.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download 1 - Download 2

Songs:

 We need to grow, grow, grow, grow We need to grow, grow, grow, grow, JP 484, KS 359

You will need to click a second time on the chorus slides to make the 2nd set of "grow, grow, grow, grow" appear.

The words are copyright:  Capt Alan Price, ©  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.
Faith as small as a mustard seed Faith as small as a mustard seed, KS 455

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright:  Doug Horley, © 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.
How Broad, how Long How broad, how long - Words

Available as a lively John Hardwick video with words and music - Download - Sample

This video is 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:

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52  is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 is on The Parables Complete Edition - Sample
1 Kings 3:5-12
1 Kings 3:5-12
Psalm 119:129-136
Psalm 119:129-136
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.  
Romans 8:26-39
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

Talk:


A Talk
There is a talk that explores the parable of the sower -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - How not to make  pizza - The gardening presenter gets called in to present the cookery show  - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - Hidden treasure and precious pearls - Jesus tells and explores a number of parables with his disciples. - Download

Also take a look at Sketching out the Gospel for Ordinary 16(A)

Songs:

When I survey the wondrous cross When I survey the wondrous cross, HP 180, RAS 217, STF 287CP 127, SOF 596, MP 755, TS 572

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are by Isaac Watts. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
How wonderful this world of Thine

How wonderful this world of Thine, HP 336

The words are copyright: Fred Pratt Green, © 1950 Stainer & Bell Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
He taught in puns and riddles He taught in puns and riddles, Words

The words are copyright  © Andrew Pratt 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 prayer of thanksgiving 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 download
All Included
The prayer of thanksgiving from All Included for July

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

There is a voice that must be heard There is a voice that must be heard, SOF 1545

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright:  Paul Oakley, © 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.
Seek ye first the kingdom of God Seek ye first the kingdom of God, HP 138, STF 254, RAS 512, SOF 493MP 590, JP 215, TS 447

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. Karen Lafferty, © 1972 CCCM Music, Maranatha! Music, 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.
In Christ there lies the treasure In Christ there lies the treasure,  Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright: Timothy Dudley Smith,  © 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 The Digital Hymnbook

These are new songs 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
O God of Bethel, by whose hand
John Logan & Philip Doddridge HP 442, STF 475, RAS 71, CP 536, MP 907
You are the centre Margaret Rizza, © 1998 Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (CCLI) STF 567, TS 2166
This is the day the Lord has made, God calls Isaac Watts & Norman Wallwork HP 577, STF 151, RAS 376
This is the day, this is the day Anonymous HP 578, STF 152, RAS 377, MP 691, JP 255, SOF 553, TS 517, KS 341
This, this is the God we adore Joseph Hart HP 277, STF 67

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