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The related readings for this Sunday are:
Isaiah 25:1-9
Psalm 23
Philippians 4:1-9
Matthew 22:1-14
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  God's invitation


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd John Staton - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

The Trumpet Sounds, The Angels Sing As an opening video we are offering "The trumpet sounds, the angels sing" by Graham Kendrick - 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.
Surrounded by His love There is also "Surrounded by His love"  by Paul Field  - 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

The Lord is my shepherd, He'll watch over me The Lord is my shepherd, He'll watch over me (Surrounded by His love), JP 602

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: 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
He brought me to His banqueting table He brought me to His banqueting table, SOF 750, MP 837, TS 152

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Kevin Prosch, © 1991  Mercy / Vineyard 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.
The trumpets sound, the angels sing The trumpets sound, the angels sing, STF 35, SOF 550, TS 506, MP 667

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

The backing track is distributed using .PRS Licence LE-0013013The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick © 1989  Make Way Music. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
 You’re calling us You’re calling us, STF 37, SOF 2686

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick © 1989  Make Way Music. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is a story of Ralph who has a party arranged at McDonalds and no one he invites comes - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age address that uses "The Parables" to explore the meaning of the parable of the great banquet  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Taste and see that the Lord is good Taste and see that the Lord is good

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 Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Boing Boing, KS 557Sheet Music

And 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 Godfrey, © 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.
There's a place waiting for me There's a place waiting for me, KS 260

The words are copyright: Alan J. Price, © 1998 Song Solutions Daybreak  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS

Arrow Word

Readings:

Isaiah 25:1-9 Isaiah 25:1-9 is on Lectionary Video A6 - Sample
Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is on Lectionary Video A2 - Sample
Psalm 23 The Just Worship 1 version of Psalm 23 is available - Download - Sample

A version of the Street Bible read by Rob Lacey
Psalm 23 Psalm 23 read by a child and music by Mike Rayson - Download - Sample
Psalm 23 The Just Worship: Lee Abbey Reflections version of Psalm 23 is available - Download  - Sample
Matthew 22:1-14 Matthew 22:1-14 is on The Parables - Sample
Matthew 22:1-14 Matthew 22:1-14 is on Puppets n Parables - Sample
Matthew 22:1-14 Matthew 22:1-14 is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23) The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23), STF 805

The words are copyright:  NRSV, © Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA,. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Isaiah 25:1-9
Isaiah 25:1-9
Psalm 23
Psalm 23
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 4:1-9
Matthew 22:1-14
Matthew 22:1-14

Talk:

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

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - The Guv'nor throws a party - and his partners in crime don't  turn up - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - The Great Banquet - A telling of the parable that moves into the contemporary - Download

Songs:

The Lord’s my shepherd (Townend) The Lord’s my shepherd (Townend), SOF 1030, MP 1008, TS 988, STF 481

Available as a full video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Stuart Townend, © 1996  Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
The king of love, my shepherd is The king of love, my shepherd is, HP 69, STF 479, RAS 552, CP 589, SOF 533, MP 649, TS 984, JP 241

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Henry Baker. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
My God, and is Thy table spread
My God, and is Thy table spread, CP 313

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Philip Dodderidge. 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
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the bread
The Peace 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 Peace from All Included for October

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

We’ve had a light shine in our midst We’ve had a light shine in our midst, TS 557

Available as a video with words and music - 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.
The church is like a table The church is like a table, RAS 480

The words are copyright:  Fred Kaan, © Stainer and Bell Ltd and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
God in His love for us lent us this planet We come as guests invited,  SOF 2100, MP 723   

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. 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.


Arrow The Digital Hymnbook

These are new songs and canticles 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
I will bless the Lord at all times (Psalm 34)
NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 809
I will exalt You, O Lord, because You have raised me up (Psalm 30) © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 808
It is a good thing to give thanks to the Lord (Psalm 92) © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 817
Jesus, Saviour of the world (Canticle) © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 795
Light a candle in a darkened place © 1996, 2002, Claire Stainsby (CCLI)
STF 174

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