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IDEAS for Ordinary 26 (Year A)

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The related readings for this Sunday are:
Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32
Psalm 25:1-9
Philippians 2:1-13
Matthew 21:23-32
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Try to be like Jesus


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd Dr Mike Bossingham  - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Be still and know that I am God As an opening video we are offering "Be still and know that I am God" -  Download - Sample

There is also a version with words for use as congregational worship.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
You say, mountains can move by faith (Awesome is He) There is also "You say, mountains can move by faith (Awesome is He)" by Luke Hellebronth, Tom Smith, Nikki Fletcher, Ben Cantelon & Tim Hughes  - Download - Sample.

There is also a version with words for use as congregational worship.

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

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

Spirit of the living God Spirit of the living God, SOF 510, MP 612, TS 462, HP 295, STF 395, RAS 308, JP 222

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Daniel Iverson, Birdwing Music, Small Stone Media,  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.
Lord, I come to You broken and lost Lord, I come to You broken and lost, SOF 1426

 The words are copyright:  Colse Leung, © 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
Be still and know that I am God Be still and know that I am God, STF 18, SOF 41, MP 48, TS 48, JP 22

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013.The words are by anonymous. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 You say, mountains can move by faith (Awesome is He) You say, mountains can move by faith (Awesome is He), Words, Link to Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Luke Hellebronth, Tom Smith, Nikki Fletcher, Ben Cantelon & Tim Hughes, © 2013 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 story of two children who are asked to tidy their bedrooms - Download

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

All age talk
There is an all age address exploring the parable of the 2 sons - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 O O O how good is the Lord O O O how good is the Lord, MP 532, JP 180

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
God is good, we sing and shout it God is good, we sing and shout it, SOF 132, MP 185, TS 124, JP 55, KS 74

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: Graham Kendrick, © 1985 Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
Reign in me Reign in me, KS 689

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Andy Pickford, © 2001 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:

Philippians 2:1-13 Philippians 2:1-13 is on Lectionary Video A6 - Sample
Matthew 21:23-32 Matthew 21:23-32 is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul (Psalm  25:1-9), Words

The words are copyright:  © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32
Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32
Psalm 25:1-9
Psalm 25:1-9
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.  
Philippians 2:1-13
Matthew 21:23-32
Matthew 21:23-32

Talk:


A Talk
There is a talk that explores the story of the 2 sons and wonders if there should be a third son -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Work in the car lot - Dad has summer jobs lined up for his 2 sons who are at university - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - The Parable of the Two Sons - an expansion of the parable - Download

Songs:

God, who stretched the spangled heavens God, who stretched the spangled heavens, RAS 86, Author's Preferred Version

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Catherine Cameron, © 1967 Hope Publishing Company and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
Lord Jesus Christ, You have come to us Lord Jesus Christ, You have come to us, HP 617, STF 594, RAS 373, SOF 357, CP 505, MP 435, JP 156

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyight: Patrick Appleford. © 1960 Josef Weinberger Ltd and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Jesus, the teacher, welcoming children Jesus, the teacher, welcoming children, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  © David Mowbray, 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.


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 Blessing 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 Blessing 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

Jesus, You are changing me Jesus, You are changing me, SOF 311, MP 389

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Marilyn Baker, © Authentic Publishing, 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
O Jesus Christ, grow Thou in me O Jesus Christ, grow Thou in me, HP 742, RAS 508

The words are by Johann Casper Lavator, tr Elizabeth Lee Smith. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Make me a channel of Your peace Make me a channel of Your peace, HP 776, CP 519, SOF 381, MP 456, JP 161, STF 707, RAS 629, TS 348, KS 248

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Sebastian Temple, © 1967 OCP Publications (Permission applied for). 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
Before I take the body of my Lord John Bell & Graham Maule, © 1989 WGRG Iona Community (CCLI)
STF 575
Faithful One, so unchanging Brian Doerkson, © 1989 Mercy, Vineyard songs, Adm Sing Solutions Copycare (CCLI)
STF 628, SOF 89, MP 825, TS 89
Great and wonderful are Your deeds © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 798
Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked (Psalm 1) NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 800
Happy are those whose way is blameless (Psalm 119:1-16)
NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 829

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