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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Zephaniah 1:7,12-18
Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Matthew 25:14-30

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  Use your gifts well

Some years this Sunday will be Remembrance Sunday


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd Ann Bossingham, MA, BEd - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Be Thou my Vision As an opening video we are offering "Be Thou my Vision" by Mary Byrne and  Eleanor Hull - Download Sample

There is also a version with words for use as congregational worship or to assist the hard of hearing.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
As high as the heavens are above the earth We are also offering "As high as the heavens are above the earth" by Lara Martin - Download  - Sample

There is also a version with words for use as congregational worship or to assist the hard of hearing.

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

And he shall reign for ever And He shall reign for ever, SOF 655, MP 802, TS 22

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, © 1991 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.
There is a home that wanderers seek There is a home that wanderers seek, SOF 1033, TS 2082

The words are copyright:  Stuart Townend, © 1994  Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Jesus, stand among us Jesus, stand among us, SOF 304, MP 380, HP 530, RAS 388

The words are by William Pennefather. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
 As high as the heavens are above the earth As high as the heavens are above the earth, SOF 1711, MP 1158, TS 1126

Also 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:  Lara Martin, © 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.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talks

Children's talk
For children there is a story of 3 children who are given money and asked to use it make more funds for the mission fund - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age address that use a video from the Parables DVD to explore the parable of the talents and how we should use the gifts we have been given by God  - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 I just want to thank you I just want to thank you, Lord,  KS136

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: 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.
Maybe you can’t draw or sing or be a football star Maybe you can’t draw or sing or be a football star, JP 429

The words are copyright:  Carol Giddy, © Lillenas Publishing Company, 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.
Nothing's too big, big, big for His power Nothing's too big, big, big for His power, JP 585

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Doug Horley, © 2005 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:

Psalm 90 Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 is on Lectionary Video A6 - Sample

Although not exactly the lectionary text, the choice of verses here makes the reading more suitable for an all age congregation
Matthew 25:14-30 Matthew 25:14-30 is on Lectionary Video A6 - Sample
Matthew 25:14-30 Matthew 25:14-30 is on The Parables Complete Edition - Sample
Matthew 25:14-30 Matthew 25:14-30 is on Puppets n Parables - Sample
Matthew 25:14-30 Matthew 25:14-30 on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Give judgement for me, O God (Psalm 43) Lord, You have been our refuge (Psalm 90), STF 816

The words are copyright:  From Common Worship, © The  Archbishops Council, 2000, 2005 and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

Extra resources for when this is Remembrance Sunday

By a monument of marble By a monument of marble, STF 131, Author's preferred Version

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 © Margorie Dobson and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
We stand for brave and selfless friends We stand for brave and selfless friends, Words

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:  Gareth Hill, © 2011 Gareth Hill Publishing, 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.
Biritish Conflicts Since 1945 For the 2 minutes silence you could use a clip from Just Worship - twelvebaskets - Download - Sample

The clip is the one where a list of conflicts appears and we have removed the sound
For the Fallen
For the Fallen by Lawrence Binyon is on Lectionary Video C6 - Download - Sample
Zephaniah 1:7,12-18
Zephaniah 1:7,12-18
Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12
Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12
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 5:1-11
Matthew 25:14-30
Matthew 25:14-30

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores how we should be using the gifts God has given us, then looks at how society should use the gifts of its people. There is also a Remembrance day version of this talk" -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - The Great British Cook-in - Three competitors are given unlikely bags of ingredients and expected to make a meal - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - The parable of the talents - Jesus tells his disciples this parable - Download

Songs:

Come, let us anew Come, let us anew, HP 354, STF 460

The words are by Charles Wesley. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Almighty Father, who for us Thy Son didst give Almighty Father, who for us Thy Son didst give, HP 401, RAS 621, CP 374

The words are copyright: George Caird, © United Reformed Church in the United Kingdom. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
All I have and all I am is yours All I have and all I am is Yours, SOF 1697, TS 1708

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 Nathan & Louise Fellingham & Mike Busbee, © Thankyou Music & The Livingstone Collection 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

The alternative prayer for others can be used when this is Remembrance Sunday
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the bread
The prayers for others 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
The prayers for others from All Included for November

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

Let us talents and tongues employ Let us talents and tongues employ,  RAS 453

Also 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:  Fred Kaan, © 1975 Stainer & Bell Ltd. and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Be Thou my vision Be Thou my vision, HP 378, CP 386, SOF 42, STF 545, RAS 489, MP 51, TS 50

Also 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 Mary Byrne and Eleanor Hull. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Take this moment, sign and space Take this moment, sign and space, STF 513

The words are copyright:  John Bell & Graham Maule, © 1989 WGRG, Iona Community 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
Praise the Lord (Psalm 148)
NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 838
Praise the Lord (Psalm 149) NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 839
Sing aloud to God our strength (Psalm 81) NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 813
Sing of the Lord’s goodness Ernest Sands, © 1981 Ernest Sands, Adm OCP Publications (Permission applied for) STF 65
The earth is the Lord's and all that is in it  (Psalm 24) NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America STF 806

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