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IDEAS for December 11th, 2011

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These are the resources on offer for December 11th (Advent 3)

The related readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11
Psalm 126
1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
John 1:6-8, 19-28

The theme for this week: The best is yet to come

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Arrow Introduction

Introductory notes on the passages by Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes, Canon Theologian of Truro Cathedral - Download

Arrow Worship

Introduction

 Psalm 126
As an opening video we are offering "Psalm 126" by The Sons of Korah.  Download Sample.

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-004221. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.
Like a Candle Flame
An Advent Liturgy compiled by Rev'd Billy Slatter - Booklet - PowerPoint

The liturgy uses "Like a Candle Flame" each week

Like a candle flame, STF 176, SOF 891, MP 420, TS 322, Sheet Music

Also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-004221. The words are copyright:  Graham Kendrick, © 1988 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.

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 confession
A prayer of confession

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

God of glory, we exalt Your Name
Available as PowerPoint words:

God of glory, we exalt Your Name, SOF 137, MP 191, TS 130, SHEET MUSIC

Also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-004221. The words are copyright: David Fellingham, © 1982 Thank you Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath
Available as PowerPoint words:

I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath, HP 439, STF 79, CP 473, RAS 734MP 320

The words are by: Isaac Watts and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
I will give you praise
Available as PowerPoint words:

I will give you praise, SOF 270, MP 309

The words are copyright: Tommy Walker, © 1985 Thank you 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

A Talk 
There is an all age address which starts by exploring what it is to be a good witness. The sermon is in 3 parts, we would suggest using the 1st and 2nd parts an all age service and the 2nd and 3rd parts for a more traditional service - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to match - Download

Songs

We are a new generation
Available as PowerPoint words:

We are a new generation,  KS 747

Also available as a lively John Hardwick video with words and music - Download - Sample

The words and video are copyright: © 2000 John Hardwick and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
May my praise be sung with feeling
Available as PowerPoint words:

May my praise be sung with feeling, KS 654

The words are copyright:  Ian and Irene Smale, © 1987 Thankyou Music .Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Arrow Word

Readings:

Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11
Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11 is on Lectionary Video B1 - Sample

As we move into a  new Church Year  we are offering  the set  of all 6 CDs of  The Lectionary Videos  covering Year B for just £45 during November.
Psalm 126
Psalm 126 is available as a video by the Sons of Korah, Download - Sample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-004221. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
John 1:6-8, 19-28
John 1:6-8, 19-28 is covered by The Visual Bible, John - Sample

Be careful when ordering this. When I looked all those offered by Amazon UK were Region 1 and probably won't play on European DVD players.

Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11
Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11

Psalm 126
Psalm 126
This week's readings are from the NIV.

All backgrounds are taken in and around Jerusalem

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

Talk:

a talk
There is an all age address which starts by exploring what it is to be a good witness. The sermon is in 3 parts, we would suggest using the 1st and 2nd parts an all age service and the 2nd and 3rd parts for a more traditional service - Download

There are also PowerPoint slides to match - Download


Suggested tunes for the hymns are in the notes

Songs: The following hymns could be used in this part of the service
Before the world began, STF 101, John L Bell & Graham Maule © 1987 WGRG, Iona Community

Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding
Available as PowerPoint words:

Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding, CP 26

The words are by Edward Caswall. 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 and the offering prayers include videos. Download the video first and always keep video and PowerPoint file in the same folder.
Welcome, King of Kings
Video for offering prayer - sample
A blessing
A blessing

Other Resources:

The Lord's Prayer 
The Lord's Prayer  from At the Breaking of the bread for Advent

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


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

Summer suns are glowing
Available as PowerPoint words:

Summer suns are glowing, HP 361, RAS 120

The words are by William Walsham How.  Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God’s Spirit is in my heart
Available as PowerPoint words:

God’s Spirit is in my heart, HP 315, STF 404

The words are copyright:  Hubert J. Richards & Alan Taylor Dale, ©  Kevin Mayhew LtdPlease do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.

Arrow The IDEAS Collection

You can see more at IDEAS Collection.

Song
Author
Books and links
Jesus, be the centre
Michael Frye, © 1999 Vineyard Songs (UK/Eire) STF 447, SOF 1377, MP 1076, TS 826, KS 587
Angels, from the realms of glory James Montgomery HP 92, STF 190, RAS 163, CP 44, TS 631, KS 406, SOF 23, MP 35, JP 10
Away in a manger Unknown HP 94, STF 191, SOF 36, MP 47, JP 12, RAS 146, CP 45, TS 36, KS 15
Christians, awake, salute the happy morn
John Byron
HP 96STF 195, RAS 158, CP 48, SOF 59, MP 80, TS 653
Cradled in a manger, meanly

George Stringer Rowe
HP 98, STF 197, MP 107

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Arrow From previous months

Long term members may like to use appropriate material from previous months. The passwords for these will remain valid indefinitely. Newer members are able to purchase access to individual months for £5 and also blocks of 6 months resources for £15

Hail the day that sees him rise, TDH 1, TDH3, MP 202, HP 197, STF, HAM 87, RAS 252, CP 167 is available as a video with words and music in the material for June 5th, 2011

At the name of Jesus, TDH1, TDH3, SOF 32, MP 41, TS 33, HP 74, STF 317, RAS 261, CP 380,  JP 13 is available as PowerPoint words and as a video with words and backing track in the material for 21st November, 2010 and 20th November 2011

Hills of the north, rejoice, HP 237, STF, HAM 470, CP 29 ia available as PowerPoint words and also as a video with words and music in the material for March 20th, 2011

Author of faith, eternal Word, HP 662 is available as PowerPoint words in the material for August 15th, 2010

These are the days of Elijah, SOF 1047, MP 1012, TS 503, KS 734 is available as PowerPoint words and also as a full video with words and music in the material for last week.

We’ve had a light shine in our midst, TS 557 is available as PowerPoint words and also as a video with words and music in the material for October 9th, 2011

Arrow Notes
To access these materials you do need to subscribe to IDEAS.

Hymnbooks covered:

SOF – Songs of Fellowship
MP – Mission Praise
TS, The Source
HP, Hymns and Psalms
STF, Singing the Faith
RAS, Rejoice and Sing
CP, Common Praise
JP, Junior Praise
KS – Kids Source

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