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The related readings for this Sunday are:

Jonah 3:10-4:11
Psalm 145:1-8
Philippians 1:21-30
Matthew 20:1-16

We have chosen the theme:  God's kindness

The second service readings for this Sunday are:

Ezekiel 33:23, 30-34:10
Psalm 119: (113-120), 121-128, (129-136)
Acts 26:1, 9-25
Mark 9:30-37

We have chosen the theme:  Children welcome


Arrow Worship

Introduction

I want to serve the pupose of God As an opening video we are offering "I want to serve the purpose of God" by Mark Altrogge -  Download - Sample

There is also a version with words for use as congregational worship.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
My heart is restless As an opening video we are offering "My heart is restless" by Nikki Fletcher -  Download - Sample

There is also a version with words for use as congregational worship.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
All I once held dear We offer a video for reflection of "All I once held dear"  written  and sung by Graham Kendrick - DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using  PRS Licence LE-0014823. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

There is also a version with words to lead singing or help the hard of hearing

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

Oh, our Lord and King Oh, our Lord and King, SOF 957, TS 925

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Alan Rose, © 1997 Thankyou Music,  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report
O Lord Your tenderness O Lord Your tenderness, SOF 433, MP 511, TS 402

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. 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
My heart is restless My heart is restless, SOF 2448

Also available as a full video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Nikki Fletcher & Luke Hellenbronth, © 2011 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 will worship You, O Lord I will worship You, O Lord, SOF 861

The words are copyright: Callie Gebrandt, © 1993 Mercy, Vineyard 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.
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-0014823. The words are copyright: Graham Kendrick, © 1993 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.
Arrow Material suitable for children

Talk

Children's talk
For children there is the story of Jenny who is unhappy when her mum invites the new neighbours to her party - Download

There are also a PowerPoint slide to accompany the talk - Download

All age talk
There is an all age address using "Odd jobs" from "The Parables Complete Edition" to explore the parable of the workers in the vineyard - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

 What is your God like What is your God like, WordsSheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Dave Godfrey, © 2007, 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..
The Lord is Gracious The Lord is Gracious

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The video is 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.
The Custard Cream Song The Custard Cream Song

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Doug Horley, ©  Thankyou Music  and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Animations by Malcolm Evans
Jesus, friend of little children
Jesus, friend of little children, HP 146, KS 591

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by Walter John Mathams. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report..

Arrow Word

Readings:

Matthew 20:1-16 Matthew 20:1-16  is on The Visual Bible - Matthew - Sample
Matthew 20:1-16 Matthew 20:1-16 is covered by The Parables - Sample
Jonah 3:10-4:11
Jonah 3:10-4:11 The story of Jonah is covered by Henry Hand Puppet - Sample
Jonah 3:10-4:11
Jonah 3:10-4:11 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
I will extol You, my God and King I will extol You, my God and King (Psalm 145), STF 836

The words are copyright:  NRSV, © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Jonah 3:10-4:11
Jonah 3:10-4:11
Psalm 145:1-8
Psalm 145:1-8
This week's readings are from the NIV

Reflection written by Jessica Dalton-Cheetham
  - Download

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.  
Philippians 1:21-30
Matthew 20:1-16
Matthew 20:1-16

Talk:


A Talk
There is a talk that uses the story of Jonah and the workers in the vineyard to explore God's loving kindness -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Drama:

Sketching out te Gospel
Sketches:

By Ann Bossingham - Godwin's unusual wage policy - The Revenue are unsure about Godwin's employment policy - Download

By Dave Hopwood from Sketching out the Gospel - The workers in the vineyard ­ & the last will be first - Jesus explains his story to Peter - Download

Second Service:

Mark 9:30-37 Leectionary Video
Mark 9:30-37 is offered as a Lectionary Video - Sample
Acts 26:1,9-25
Acts 26:1,9-25  is on The Visual Bible - Acts - Sample
I hate those who are double-minded (Psalm 119.113-136)
I hate those who are double-minded (Psalm 119.113-136), 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 and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Ezekiel 33:23, 30-34:10
Ezekiel 33:23, 30-34:10
Psalm 119: (113-120), 121-128, (129-136)
Psalm 119: (113-120), 121-128, (129-136)
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: 1, 9-25
Mark 9:30-37
Mark 9:30-37

Talk:

A Talk
There is a talk that explores what children can offer to a church -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

To thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise To Thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise, HP 362, STF 129, RAS 53, CP 274

Also available as video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by William Dix.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Christ is made the sure foundation Christ is made the sure foundation, HP 485, STF 677, RAS 559, CP 207, CP 208, MP 73, TS 654

Also available as video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are by John Neale. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
God's like a farmer, Jesus said God's like a farmer, Jesus said,  Words

Also available as video with a backing track - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright:  Ian Faser, © 2001 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.
Because You came and sat beside us Because You came and sat beside us, STF 420

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Shirley Erena Murray, © Hope Publishing Company 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 Thanksgiving from At the Breaking of the Bread for Ordinary 1

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 Thanksgiving from All Included for September

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

I want to serve the purpose of God I want to serve the purpose of God, SOF 260, MP 859, TS 256

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Mark Altrogge, © 1986 Sovereign Grace Praise,  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.
Come to us, creative Spirit Come to us, creative Spirit, HP 377, STF 726

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: David Mowbray,  © 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.
Come, my table is a meeting place
Come, my table is a meeting place, STF 581

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: Claire Stainsby, © 2000 Hole Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
Morning glory, starlit sky Morning glory, starlit sky, STF 12, RAS 99, CP 259

Available as with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence LE-0014823. The words are copyright: William Vanstone, © Mrs I Shore (Permission applied for). Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.


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