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IDEAS for March 3rd, 2013

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These are the resources on offer for March 3rd (Lent 3)

The related readings for this Sunday are:

Isaiah 55:1-9
Psalm 63:1-8
1 Corinthians 10:1-13
Luke 13:1-9

(All links are to Bible Gateway)

The theme for this week: The patient gardener

This Sunday is also the Tearfund Sunday

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Arrow Reflection

Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Dawes, Canon Theologian of Truro Cathedral
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Arrow Worship

Introduction

As water to the thirsty
As an opening video we are offering “As water to the thirsty” by Timothy Dudley-Smith. There is also a version with words that can be used to lead singing.  -  DownloadSample

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme.

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

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

You give rest to the weary
You give rest to the weary, STF 657, SOF 2171, TS 2171, Sheet Music

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright: Louise & Nathan Fellingham & Mike Busbee,  © 2005 Thankyou Music / The Livingstone Collection and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
It's amazing, astounding, extravagant grace
It's amazing, astounding, extravagant grace, SOF 1902, TS 1331

The words are copyright: Geraldine Latty, © 2003 Thankyou Music and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God, You are my God, earnestly I come
God, You are my God, earnestly I come,  SOF 1801, Sheet music

The words are copyright:  Kate and Miles Simmonds, © 2005 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 Material suitable for children

Talk

 A Talk
There is an all age talk that looks at God as the Patient Gardener that doesn't chop down the fig tree and is also patient with us. It follows this be seeing the same characteristics in the Old Testament   -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs

Jesus, You are here
Jesus, You are here, KS 219

The words are copyright: Alan Price, © 1994 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.
Lord, You put a tongue in my mouth,
Lord, You put a tongue in my mouth, SOF 370, TS 342, KS 243

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are copyright:  Ian Smale, ©1983 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:

Psalm 63:1-8
Psalm 63:1-8 is available on Lectionary Video C2 - Sample
Isaiah 55:1-9
Isaiah 55:1-9 is available on Lectionary Video A5 - Sample
Isaiah 55:1-9
Isaiah 55:1-9
Psalm 63:1-8
Psalm 63:1-8
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.  
Luke 13:1-9
Luke 13:1-9
Talk:

A Talk
There is an all age talk that looks at God as the Patient Gardener that doesn't chop down the fig tree and is also patient with us. It follows this be seeing the same characteristics in the Old Testament  -  Download.

There are also PowerPoint slides to accompany the talk - Download

Songs:

A man had a fig tree, both barren and bare
A man had a fig tree, both barren and bare, Words

The words are copyright: © Andrew Pratt and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
As water to the thirsty
As water to the thirsty, STF 441

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

The backing track is distributed using PRS Licence OLE-005833. The words are by © Timothy Dudley-Smith, Adm Oxford University Press. 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
An offering prayer
An offering prayer
A blessing
A blessing


Other Resources:

The Thanksgiving
The Thanksgiving 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, Pentecost 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:

Creator of the earth and skies
Creator of the earth and skies, HP 419, RAS 82, CP 410

The words are copyright: Donald Wynn Hughes, © Paul Hughes and used with permission. Please do not pass it on outside the IDEAS scheme and declare its use on your CCLI report.
God is here, God is present
God is here, God is present, SOF 133, SOF 2295, TS 127, KS 76, Sheet music

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

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Song Author Books and links
Thy ceaseless, unexhausted love
Charles Wesley
(Tunes: CM, Glasgow, Tudor, University)
HP 48, RAS 106
We come unto our father’s God Thomas Gill
(Tunes: 8 7 8 7 8 8 7, Irvine Waterside, Laus Sempiterna, Luther, The Golden Chain)
HP 453, MP 724
Glory to Thee, my God, this night
Thomas Ken
(Tunes: LM, Nine O'Clock, Tallis Canon)
HP 642, STF 142, RAS 416, CP 14
Sing to the great Jehovah's praise
Charles Wesley
(Tunes: CM, Bedford (Weale), Lunenberg, Northrop)
HP  360, STF 127
When our caring love wears thin Marjorie Dobson, © 2004 Stainer & Bell (CCLI) STF 622

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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

Songs in red are principally for children

Because You came and sat beside us, STF 420 is available in the material for March 25th, 2012

Captain of Israel's host, and Guide, HP 62, STF 459 is availble in the material for January 15th, 2012

Come, O Thou all victorious Lord, HP 418 is available in the material for November 4th, 2012

Great God of wonders! All Thy ways, MP 197, TS 1229, HP 38, CP 452 is available in the material for October 10th, 2010

I heard the voice of Jesus say, MP 275, HP 136, CP 469, STF 248, TS 206, HAM 247, RAS 349  is also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for July 3rd, 2011

I hunger and I thirst, HP 730, CP 306, RS 449 in the material for March 27th, 2011

Faithful One, so unchanging, TDH 4, STF 628, SOF 89, MP 825, TS 89 is also available as a video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for February 27th, 2011

My Rock, KS 259 is also available as an animated video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for January 22nd, 2012

Praise ye the Lord! Tis good to raise, HP 338, RAS 50 is available in the material for February 5th, 2012

You shall go out with joy, SOF 640, MP 796, TS 609, STF 487, CHSA 135, RAS 415, AYOC 123 is also available as  video with words and music - Download - Sample in the material for July 11th, 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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