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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Leviticus 19:1-2,15-18
Psalm 1
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Matthew 22:34-46

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  The first commandment

This Sunday often the End of One World Week and Bible Sunday


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd John Staton - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Your love is amazing As an opening video we are offering "Your love is amazing" by Ralph Ward - 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.
How deep the Father's love We are also offering "How deep the Father's love"  by Stuart Townend and played by the Kings Chamber Orchestra - Download  - Sample

This video is used in the prayers of praise

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013 . Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
God of the moon and stars We are also offering “God of the moon and stars" by Paul Field -  DownloadSample

This video is used in the prayers for others

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

The prayers of praise make use of the video (above) to "How deep the Father's love"  by Stuart Townend and played by the Kings Chamber Orchestra.

Please ensure that you download both the video and PowerPoint files and always keep them and copy them in the same folder.
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

I love You, Lord, with all my heart I love You, Lord, with all my heart, SOF 1883

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Noel Robinson and Donna Akodu, © 2006  Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I worship You, Lord, with all of my might I worship You, Lord, with all of my might, SOF 281

The words are copyright:  Daniel Gardner, © 1981 Integrity’s Hosanna Music, 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.
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-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.
 You sat down at the right hand  of the Father in majesty You sat down at the right hand  of the Father in majesty, SOF 639

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:  Mark Altrogge, © 1984  Integrity’s Hosanna Music, 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.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is a story of Stephen who helps a lot of people on his way home, but wonders how he can love God - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age address that explores Jesus' two commandments  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Clap your hands, stamp your feet Clap your hands, stamp your feet - Words - Link to Sheet Music

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:  Ralph Ward, © 2000 Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Your love is amazing Your love is amazing, Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013.The words are copyright: © Ralph Ward permission applied for. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
God's not dead. No! He is alive God's not dead. No! He is alive, TS 133, JP 60

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

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

Arrow Word

Readings:

Psalm 1 Psalm 1 is on Lectionary Video B3 - Sample
Matthew 22:34-46 Matthew 22:34-46 is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked (Psalm 1) Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked (Psalm 1), STF 800

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.
Leviticus 19:1-2,15-18
Leviticus 19:1-2,15-18
Psalm 1
Psalm 1
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.  
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
Matthew 22:15-22
Matthew 22:34-46

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores how to show our love to God-  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Quiz Night - The team are puzzled by the strange question - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - The Greatest Commandment - A brief retelling of Jesus' response to the question from the Pharisees. - Download

Songs:

Life and light and joy are found Life and light and joy are found, HP 382

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Charles Mudie. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.
Head of the church, our risen Lord Head of the church, our risen Lord, HP 547, RAS 562

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are Tr Josiah Conder. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.
Thank you God for how You love us Thank you God for how You love us,  Words

The words are copyright: Andrew Pratt, © 2002 Stainer & Bell Ltd. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS schemeand declare its use on your CCLI report.


Arrow Response

Prayers:
 
A prayer for others
A prayer for others

An alternative prayer for others
An alternative prayer for others

The prayers in this section are also in a PDF file -  Download

The prayers of praise make use of the video (above) to “God of the moon and stars" by Paul Field

Please ensure that you download both the video and PowerPoint files and always keep them and copy them in the same folder.

The alternative prayer for others is for when this Sunday is the morning that the clocks are turned back.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the bread
The post-communion prayer 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 post-communion prayer 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

Spirit of God, descend upon my heart Spirit of God, descend upon my heart, HP 313, RAS 305, CP 575

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by George Croly. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS.
I will always love the Lord I will always love the Lord, SOF 1911, TS 1900

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:  Graham Kendrick, Tre Sheppard, © 2006 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.
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 LE-0013013. 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 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
Holy Spirit, gift bestower

Catherine Williams, © Church Hymnary Trust, adm Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd. (CCLI) STF 383
We turn to God when we are sorely pressed Dietrich Bonhoeffer, © Church Hymnary Trust, adm Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd. (CCLI) STF 640
Lift high the Cross, the love of Christ proclaim George William Kitchin,  Michael Robert Newbolt & Sydney Hugo Nicholson. © Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd (CCLI) HP 170, STF 276, CP 499, RAS 422, SOF 1418, MP 417
Morning has broken Eleanor Farjeon, © Gervaise Farjeon, adm David Higham Associates Ltd (Permission denied) HP 635, STF 136, CP 260, RAS 45, SOF 393, MP 467, JP 166
My God, my God, why have You forsaken me (Psalm 22:1-11, 21-31)  From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 STF 804

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