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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Mark 11:1-11
Psalm 118:1-2,19-29

In addition we make use of: Mark 15:6-15
(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  The two crowds


Arrow Reflection
 
Written by Rev'd John Staton BA - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Praise is rising As an opening video we are offering "Praise is rising" by Paul Baloche & Brenton Brown -  Download Sample

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

There is also a version with words to lead singing or to help the hard of hearing
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty As an opening video we are offering "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty" by Nathan Fellingham -  Download Sample

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

There is also a version of this video with words for congregational singing

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

Hosanna in the highest Hosanna, hosanna, hosanna in the highest,  STF 263, SOF 189, MP 242, TS 182, JP 365, KS 111

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Carl Tuttle, © 1985 Mercy /  Vineyard Publishing (UK/Eire) and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Praise is rising Praise is rising,  STF 64, SOF 2007

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Paul Baloche & Brenton Brown, © 2005 Integrity Music, Adm Kingswaysings.com and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, STF 10, SOF 771, MP 1058, TS 1258

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Nathan Fellingham. © 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.
 We cry ‘Hosanna Lord We cry ‘Hosanna Lord’, MP 725

The words are copyright: Mimi A. Farra, © 1975 Celebration, Adm Kingswaysongs 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 the story of Andrew and John who are sent to get a donkey - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that explores the crowds on Palm Sunday and when Jesus is before Pilate - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Trotting, trotting, through Jerusalem Trotting, trotting, through Jerusalem,  HP 162

The words are copyright: Eric Reid, © 1969 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.
We have a king who rides a donkey We have a king who rides a donkey,  RAS 210, JP 264

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Fred Kaan, © 1968 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.
Hallelu, hallelu, hallelu, hallelujah Hallelu, hallelu, hallelu, hallelujah, JP 67

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:  Doug Horley, © 1993 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:

John 12:20-33 Mark 1:1-11 is on is on Lectionary Video B2 - Sample
Psalm 118:1-2,19-29 Psalm 118:1-2,19-29 is on Lectionary Video A2 - Sample
Psalm 51:1-12 Mark 11:1-11 is  on The Miraclemaker - Sample
Mark 15:6-15 Mark 15:6-15 is  on The Miraclemaker - Sample
O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good (Psalm 118:1-2,19-29) O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good (Psalm 118:1-2,19-29), Words

The words are copyright: from Common Worship, © 2000, 2010 The Archbishop's Council. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Psalm 118:1-2,19-29
Psalm 118:1-2,19-29
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.  
Mark 11:1-11
Mark 15:6-15
Mark 15:6-15

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores the crowd on Palm Sunday and the crowd when Jesus is brought before Pilate - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - An eventful week - Silas, Sharon and Ham review the week's events - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The Disciples Fetch a Donkey and The Triumphal Entry - The events of Palm Sunday - Download

From Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - Pilate Releases Barabbas - Jesus is brought before the Roman Governor - Download

Songs:

My song is love unknown My song is love unknown,  HP 173, STF 277, RAS 207, CP 112, MP 478, SOF 400

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words by Samuel Crossman. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Ride on, ride on in majesty Ride on, ride on in majesty, HP 159, STF 265, RAS 209, CP 129, SOF 485, MP 580JP 209

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are by Henry Milman. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
The glory of our King was seen The glory of our King was seen, HP 161, RAS 230

The words are copyright: Margaret Cropper, © 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.


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 post communion prayer from At the Breaking of the bread for Lent

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
All Included
The post communion prayer  from All Included  for March.

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

See Him come, the king upon a donkey See Him come, the king upon a donkey,  SOF 490

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Hilary Davies, © `1988 Coronation Music 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.
A cheering, chanting, dizzy crowd A cheering, chanting, dizzy crowd, Words

Available as a video with backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Thomas Troeger, © 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.
Come, let us with our Lord arise Come, let us with our Lord arise, HP 575, STF 148, CP 142, RAS 383

Available as a video with 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.


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
O crucified Redeemer
Timothy Rees HP 424, RAS 604
Begone unbelief John Newton HP 667
Beneath the cross of Jesus Elizabeth Clephane HP 165, CP 105, SOF 39, MP 55, TS 45
Blest are the saints, O God Augustus Toplady HP 670
Born by the Holy Spirit's breath Timothy Dudley-Smith, © Oxford University Press (CCLI) HP 279, MP 61

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