Sunday 22nd November 2020

Live stream Morning Worship
led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

The Great Commission

This Service, broadcast live from the Church, can be found via Facebook – www.facebook.com/wokingurc – or the front page of the Church’s website – www.wokingurc.org.uk   The Service will be available to see for several weeks as well.  If you would like some help to access either of them please email – office@wokingurc.org.uk .

This order of Service has been prepared so that you may fully participate at home and the sound of praise may ring across the town and many other parts of the world!

Although this Service is being live streamed from the Church there will not be a congregation at the moment.  The Services will also be recorded and if you would like an mp3 (audio) file sent by a Dropbox link by email every week please send a message to the Church office (as above).   CDs (Sermon and Readings only) and DVDs will also be available and can be delivered or posted to you. Please email office@wokingurc.org.uk or if you are unable to email telephone Dave Tuson on 07817 007780.

Welcome and Notices 

Call to Worship

Hymn – Rejoice the Lord is King (R&S 657)


Hymn – Lord Jesus Christ (R&S 373)

Prayers and the Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Sign of the week

Hymn – Lord I lift your name on High

Bible Readings –

Matthew 28 v16-20
1 Corinthians 10v 31 – 11v1

Sermon

Hymn – Hear the call of the Kingdom


Prayers for others

Hymn – I the Lord of sea and sky

Blessing and The Grace

NEWS AND NOTICES

Join us for Pause for Prayer every Wednesday at 7pm on www.wokingurc.org.uk and www.facebook.com/wokingurc. This week will be another Songs of Praise to include those songs that could not be included last week.

After the Service today –  …an opportunity to ‘meet’ each other via Zoom while you have your refreshments.  Follow the link on the Church’s website or Facebook page.
…at the same time an invitation to share in prayers led by David Tuson, Church & Community Worker.  There will be an opportunity to pray out loud or silently for anything which is on your heart.  Follow the link on the Church’s website or Facebook page or use the login – https://zoom.us/j/93577271257
If you would like to give to the Church this can be done through two different links on the front page of the Church’s website or Facebook page – Cafonline and Givt (a new method launched last month).  Regular giving can also be set up by these methods or by bank standing order.
Worship being led elsewhere.  Depending on local arrangements, one of the Church’s Lay Preachers, Sydney Shore, is leading worship for Fleet URC this morning.
Prayers are very important, particularly at this time of  isolation.  If you would like to request a prayer or volunteer to commit to praying regularly at home, and receive a prayer list please email Morwenna at  office@wokingurc.org.uk
If you would like to listen to another Service…..the URC is sending one out at 10 am each Sunday morning which can be accessed at any time afterwards.  Just go to –  https://devotions.urc.org.uk  – and you can also be signed up for the daily email which gives a Bible reading, a commentary and a prayer.
Monday  – The Girls’ Brigade and Boys’ Brigade Zoom meetings  Age groups meeting at various times starting from 6pm until 8pm.
There is an invitation to all children and young people to share in this.  Parents – just send an email to:  girlsbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk  or boysbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk and you will be sent a pro forma consent email to complete and return.  On returning this you will be sent the ZOOM meeting room information for the relevant group together with some guidelines for the meeting.
Tuesday – 10 am – Prayers for the Church’s work with children and young people.  An invitation to pray with Leonie Fisher, Children & Youth Worker for about half an hour.  Just follow the link : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050?pwd=MzNWaS8ySGJMNElNSnVyV2dHZSsvQT09
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050   Passcode: WURCyouth
Wednesday – 11 am to 12 noon at the Church.
Gifts for the York Road Project currently welcomed – fresh fruit and vegetables including potatoes, bottled water, cooking sauces, snacks, crisps and pot noodles or similar.  There is also a need for deodorants/ antiperspirants, shaving foam and razors, mens underwear (small & medium in size), PPE / hygiene products (anti-bacterials, gloves, masks & handwash) and the following clothing: men’s shoes (sizes: 7-11), – men’s and women’s jumpers & jackets, thermals (small / medium), hats, gloves & scarfs (unisex).
Thursday – 10 am – Prayers for help and healing. 
A short Service as close as possible to the weekly gathering for prayers which was held at the Church.
10.30 am Social Time Chat Everyone welcome at either or both. 
To share in either via Zoom the link is: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118.   Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-1118.
Friday – copy for the next newsletter should reach the editor, Kate Gray on magazine@wokingurc.org.uk
Your Christmas greetings to the Church family.  If you would like to ‘send’ these within a special supplement in the Church newsletter, please send you words /design to – magazine@wokingurc.org.uk or office@wokingurc.org.uk  Donations are invited for WaterAid as you will have saved on cards and postage (this is instead of the cards exchange and display at the Church which is not possible this year).
Be a telephone befriender.  There will be an invitation on the neighbourhood card, particularly to those who are feeling lonely, to make contact with the Church and to receive friendly phone calls.  If you feel that this is something you could do, please contact David Tuson – 07817 007780. or  churchcommunity@wokingurc.org.uk
Next live stream Worship occasions:
Wednesday 25th November –
7 pm Pause for Prayer (Songs of Praise)
Advent Sunday 29th November- 10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister – Promises of Hope.

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