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The related readings for this Sunday are:

            Isaiah 58.9b-14

            Psalm 103.1-8

            Hebrews 12.18-29

            Luke 13.10-17

We have chosen the theme: People before rules

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Arrow Introduction

Introductory notes on the passages by Rev’d Dr Jonathan Dean, Assistant Professor of Religion and Fellow of the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action at Aurora University - Download

Arrow Worship

God of the moon and stars
A video to lead into worship based on Paul Field's "God of the moon and stars"

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A call to worship
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 Confession
A prayer of Confession

Songs: The following songs could be used in this part of the service:
All over the world the sprit is moving, TDH 4, SOF 12, MP 18, JP 5, CHSA 4
Ah, Lord God, SOF 3,  MP 6.
All heaven declares, TDH 4, SOF 10, MP 14, TS 6
Let everything that, everything that, TDH 4, SOF 880, MP 1001, TS 854

Immortal invisible, God only wise
Immortal Invisible, God only wise, TDH 1, SOF 234, MP 237, TS 220, HP 9, HAM 199, RAS 67, CP 474.

Available as a video with backing track - DownloadSample

Arrow Word

Luke 13
Luke 13:10-17 is available as a Lectionary Video. Download - Sample

Isaiah 58.9b-14
Isaiah 58.9b-14

Psalm 103.1-8
Psalm 103.1-8
This week's readings are from the NIV. Two of the backgrounds are of the Eden Project in Cornwall. The Hebrews reading is of Herodian and The Temple Mount and the Luke is the Synagogue at Capernaum

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

Hebrews 12.18-29
Hebrews 12.18-29
Luke 13.10-17
Luke 13.10-17

Activity and Talk:
There is a high energy activity linked to a talk in the PDF file - Download

The following hymns could be used in this part of the service:
Nobody's a nobody
Nobody's a nobody by John Hardwick, CHSA 267

A lively sing along video - Download - Sample

You may wish to use this earlier in the service if the children are not present throughout.

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Come, sinners, to the gospel feast
Come, sinners, to the gospel feast , HP 460

Available as a PowerPoint File - Download

Also available as video with a backing track - Download - Sample
Christ is the world’s light
Available as PowerPoint files:

Christ is the world’s light, HP 455, HAM 440, RAS 600, CP 213

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Arrow Response


A prayer of Intercession
The Offertory
The Prayers of Intercessions have a series of images mainly from London to match the text. The image for The Offertory and Blessing is from Burbridge Methodist Church.

The prayers in this section are in a PDF file, Download
The Blessing
A Blessing

The following songs could be used in this part of the service:
Father I place into your hands, TDH 4, SOF 97, MP 113, TS 97, RAS 518, JP 42, CHSA 23
Beauty for brokenness, TDH 4, SOF 664, MP 806, TS 37
Come, who look to Christ today, TDH 4, HP 765

Arrow Notes

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Hymnbooks covered:
SOF – Songs of Fellowship
MP – Mission Praise
TS, The Source
HP, Hymns and Psalms
HAM, Hymns Ancient and Modern
RAS, Rejoice and Sing
CP, Common Praise
JP, Junior Praise
CHSA, Complete Hymns and Songs for Assembly
CAP, Come and Praise
BECD, Bible Explosion CD
KS2, Kidsource 2
AYOC – A Year of Celebration.
JUP – Jump if you’re wearing red songbook
CFW – Church Family Worship
KSC – Kids Source
PIA, Pass it on

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