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The related readings for this Sunday are:
Genesis 50:15-21
Psalm 103:(1-7), 8-13
Romans 14:1-12
Matthew 18:21-35
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Forgiveness is good for you



Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Jessica Dalton-Cheetham  - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Psalm 103:1-5 As an opening video we are offering "Psalm 103:1-5" by The Sons of Korah. -  Download - Sample

All the artwork is by David Hollingsworth. There is also a version of the song with the words displayed to use as a reading

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
You carry us We have also created a video for 9/11 - It uses Mike Rayson's powerful song "You carry us" and images of the city of New York - but we have resisted using news footage of the actual events.

This is available as a free download (you do not need to sign up to use it) - Download - Sample

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 Christ, I think upon your sacrifice Jesus Christ, I think upon your sacrifice, STF 274, SOF 865, MP 995, TS 274, KS 192

Also available as a full video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. 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
Have you heard the good news? Have you heard the good news?, STF 406, SOF 747, TS 146

Also available as a video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Stuart Garrard, © 1995 Curios? Music UK, Adm Kingswaysongs.com and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
You chose the cross You chose the cross, SOF 1661, MP 1139, TS 1659

Also available as a video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Martyn Layzell, © 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.
 Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise, STF 50, SOF 145, MP 199, TS 137

Also available as a video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Steve McEwan, © 1985 Body Songs,  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 the story of Wayne who floods the school's cloakroom and one  of the classrooms - Download

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

All age talk
There is an all age address using "Phil the unmerciful" from "The Parables Complete Edition" to explore the benefits of forgiveness - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 I am a new creation I am a new creation, STF 553, SOF 197, MP 254, TS 191, KS 115

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. The words are copyright:  Dave Bilborough, © 1983 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 on and celebrate Come on and celebrate, STF 44, SOF 73, MP 99, TS 75, JP 325, KS 34

Also 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:  Dave Bankhead, Trish Morgan, © 1984  Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
For if you forgive men For if you forgive men

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Ian Smale, © 1987 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:

Matthew 18:21-35 Matthew 18:21-35  is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Matthew 18:21-35 Matthew 18:21-35 is covered by The Parables Complete Edition - Sample

The all age address makes use of this video
Matthew 18:21-35
Matthew 18:21-35 is covered by Puppets 'n'  Parables - Sample

The material for September Tea Time Church (Year 2) makes use of this video
Psalm 103:(1-5)
Psalm 103:(1-5)  is covered by a Sons of Korah video with words - Download - Sample
Bless the Lord, O my soul (Psalm 103)
Bless the Lord, O my soul (Psalm 103), STF 823

The words are copyright: © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Genesis 50:15-21
Genesis 50:15-21
Psalm 103:(1-7), 8-13
Psalm 103:(1-7), 8-13
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 14:1-12
Matthew 18:21-35
Matthew 18:21-35

Talk:


A Talk
There is a talk that explores the benefits of forgiveness for everyone -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Des falls foul of the Govner - Its reckoning time for Des - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - The unforgiving servant - A fairly straight telling of this parable - Download

Songs:

From heaven you came From heaven you came, STF 272, SOF 120, MP 162, TS 114, RAS 522, CP 432, JP 341, KS 62

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:  Graham Kendrick, © 1983  Thankyou Music, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
All praise to our redeeming Lord All praise to our redeeming Lord, HP 753, STF 608, CP 371, MP 19

Also available as video with a backing track - 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.
Come, sinners, to the gospel feast Come, sinners, to the gospel feast , HP 460, STF 401


Also available as video with a backing track - 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.


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 makes use of cards with a money bag on them - Download
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing


Other Resources:

At the breaking of the bread
The Intercessions 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 download
All Included
The Intercessions from All Included for September

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

In Christ alone my hope is found In Christ alone my hope is found, STF 351, SOF 1346,  MP 1072, TS 1311

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are  adapted by  Stuart Townend & Keith Getty, © 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.
He came to earth, not to be served He came to earth, not to be served, STF 445, SOF 161

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  John Pantry, © 1990   Thankyou Music, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
Forgive our sins as we forgive Forgive our sins as we forgive, HP 134, CP 428, STF 423, RAS 84

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

PRS Licence LE-0013013The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Rosamund E Herklots, © 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
Almighty God, to whom all hearts are open
© The  Archbishops Council, 1980, 1999 STF 749
Behold how good and pleasant it is (Psalm 133)

STF 833
Bless the Lord all you works of creation (A song of creation) © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 791
Bless the Lord, O my soul (Psalm 104) © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 824
Blessed be the Lord the God of Israel (Benedictus) © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 792

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