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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Ezekiel 37:1-14
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
Acts 2:1-21
John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

We have chosen the theme:  The breath of God


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

Arrow Worship

Introduction

Our hearts are waiting for You (Heal our land) As an opening video we are offering "Our hearts are waiting for You (Heal our land)"  by Brian Pridham -  Download Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
From a Distance
We offer a video for reflection using "You ride on the wings of the wind" by Paul Field - DownloadSample

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

The prayer for others make use of this video.

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

O God of burning, cleansing flame Come and join the celebration (Pentecost version), Words

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: © Keith Albans and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
O God of burning, cleansing flame O God of burning, cleansing flame, SOF 955, MP 1004, TS 386

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright:: William Booth, Apt Lex Loizides, © 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.
In the beginning was darkness and nothing In the beginning was darkness and nothing,  STF 386

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Vicky Beeching, © 2008 Thankyou Music, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
 Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down, STF  384, SOF 1285, TS 745 

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:  © 1997 Russell Fragar, Hillsong Publishing, Adm Song Solutions Copycare. 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 an exploration of the properties of air - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download
All age talk
There is an all age interactive address that connects the vision of the dry bones and Pentecost with the properties of the Holy Spirit - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 Holy Spirit, Holy Spirit Holy Spirit, Holy Spirit, KS 515

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Suzi de Faye, © Thankyou Music, and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
They were waiting (No more waiting) They were waiting (No more waiting), Words

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: © John Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
From the tiny ant From the tiny ant,  JP 525

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: © Geoffrey Gardner (Permission appled for). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Acts 2:1-21 Acts 2:1-21 is on Lectionary Video B3 - Sample
Acts 2:1-21 Acts 2:1-21 is on The Visual Bible - Acts - Sample
Acts 2:1-21 Acts 2:1-21 is offered as a Just Worship Video - Download - Sample
John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 is on The Visual Bible - John - Sample

This section of video is very dark and probably will not project very well.
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Psalm 104:24-34, 35b is on Lectionary Video B3 - Sample
O Lord, how manifold are Your works (Psalm 104.24-35) O Lord, how manifold are Your works (Psalm 104.24-35) - Words

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.
Ezekiel 37:1-14
Ezekiel 37:1-14
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.  
Acts 2:1-21
John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15
John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores the dry bones, the promise of the Advocate and Pentecost - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Drying the Student Way - Two students discuss how best to dry their clothes - Download

A sketch from Sketching out the Gospel by Dave Hopwood - The Way to God - The way, the truth and the life followed by the promise of the Holy Spirit -  Download

Songs:

I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh,  HP 292

The words are copyright: Alan Luff, © 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.
Upon the day of Pentecost Upon the day of Pentecost, HP 328

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: Patricia Hunt, © 1979 Stainer & Bell Ltd & The Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Our Lord, His passion ended Our Lord, His passion ended, HP 323, CP 194, RAS 328

The words are by F. C. Burkitt. 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

The prayers for others use a video of "You ride on the wings of the wind" by Paul Field (See above)

Please remember that you need to download both files and keep them in the same folder. When copying make sure you copy both files.
An offering prayer
An offering prayer

A blessing
A blessing



Other Resources:

At the breaking of the Bread The call to worship from At the Breaking of the bread for Pentecost

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 call to worship from All Included  for Pentecost.

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.

Songs: The following songs could be used in this part of the service

Let every Christian pray Let every Christian pray,  HP 305, STF 388

The words are copyright: Fred Pratt Green, © 1971 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.
Wind of God, dynamic Spirit Wind of God, dynamic Spirit, STF 400

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

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0013013. The words are copyright: © Michael Saward, 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.
Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost, HP 301, STF 379, RAS 310, CP 182, MP 198

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

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


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
Command Thy blessing from above
James Montgomery HP 488, RAS 385
Our blest Redeemer, ere He breathed Harriet Auber HP 312, RAS 320, CP 193, MP 548
Lord, we believe to us and ours Charles Wesley HP 307
Granted is the Saviour's prayer Charles Wesley HP 287
On all the earth Thy spirit shower Henry More, Alt John Wesley HP 321

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