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The related readings for this Sunday are:
Isaiah 55:1-5
Psalm 145:8-9,14-21
Romans 9:1-5
Matthew 14:13-21
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Jesus makes the difference


Arrow Reflection

Written by Rev’d Tony Buglass  - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Jesus is the Name we honour As an opening video we are offering  "Jesus is the Name we honour" by Philip Lawson Johnston - Download - Sample

This video is also available with the words so that it can also be used as congregational worship.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
With a prayer You fed the hungry As an opening video we are offering "With a prayer You fed the hungry" by Stuart Townend -  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 for congregational singing



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

Jesus is the name we honour Jesus is the name we honour, STF 354, SOF 870, MP 870, TS 285

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:  Philip Lawson Johnston, ©  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 near to me Come near to me, SOF 1204, TS 1172

The words are copyright:  Alan Rose, © 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.
Lord of every heart Lord of every heart, SOF 1432

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright:  Stuart Townend, © 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.
 Worthy, O worthy are you Lord Worthy, O worthy are You Lord, SOF 617, MP 782, TS 585

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright: Mark Kinzer, © 1976 The Word of God Music, Adm 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.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talk

Children's talk
For children there is an address that about sharing involves canes, forks and marshmallows - Download

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

All age talk
There is an interactive talk that looks at the feeding of the 5,000  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 5 0 0 0 + Hungry folk 5 0 0 0 + Hungry folk, SOF 719, TS 107, KS 2

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright:  Ian Smale ©  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
A boy gave to Jesus five loaves and two fish A boy gave to Jesus five loaves and two fish, JP 1

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright: © 1986 Peter J Horrobin and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O taste and see that the Lord is good
O taste and see that the Lord is good

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. This words are copyright: Brian & Jenn Johnson, © 2000 Bethel Music Publishing (permission applied for). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Animations by Malcolm Evans.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Matthew 14:13-21 Matthew 14:13-21  is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Isaiah 55:1-5 Isaiah 55:1-5 is on Lectionary Video A5 - Sample
I will extol You, my God and King Psalm 145:

I will extol You, my God and King, STF 836

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 and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Isaiah 55:1-5
Isaiah 55:1-5
Psalm 145:8-9,14-21
Psalm 145:8-9,14-21
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 9:1-5
Matthew 14:13-21
Matthew 14:13-21

Talk:


A Talk
There is a talk that explores the generous nature of Jesus and then living "A Generous Life" -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

There are more resources on the theme "A Generous Life" on the Methodist web site.

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Packing for a hike - 3 contestants show what they have packed for a walk of the Cornish Coastal Path (based on Isaiah 55:1-5)   - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - Jesus feeds five thousand people - and Peter learns a lesson - Download

Songs:

Go, tell it on the mountain Go, tell it on the mountain, HP 135, MP 179, JP 65

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright © Geofrey Marshall-Taylor, permission applied for. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O Father, whose creating hand

O Father, whose creating hand, HP 349

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-007647. The words are copyright: Donald Wynn Hughes, © Paul Hughes and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Five loaves and two fishes and five thousand people Five loaves and two fishes and five thousand people, Words, Melody and Chords

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

The words are copyright:  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
An opening prayer from At the Breaking of the Bread for Ordinary 3

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
A prayer of adoration from All Included for August

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

With a prayer you fed the hungry With a prayer you fed the hungry, SOF 1627, MP 1129, TS 2153

Also 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:  Stuart Townend, © 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.
When Jesus took the fish and bread When Jesus took the fish and bread by Richard Morgan - Words

The words are copyright:  © Richard Morgan and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Break Thou the bread of life Break Thou the bread of life, HP 467, RAS 314, CP 286, SOF 50, MP 64

The words are by Mary Lathbury & Alexander Groves. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.


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
Thou God of truth and love
Charles Wesley HP 374, STF 620
Though the fruit tree doesn't blossom Geraldine Latty,  © 2005 Thankyou Music (CCLI) STF 93
Through the rivers of our tears William Wallace, © Selah Publishing Ltd (Permission applied for) STF 739 (his), STF 739 (her)
To be a soldier John Bell & Graham Maule, © 2002 WGRG, Iona Community (CCLI) STF 133
Today I awake and God is before me John Bell & Graham Maule, © 1989 WGRG, Iona Community (CCLI) STF 139, TS 1566

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