24th May 2020 – Order of Service

Sunday 24th May 2020

Live stream Morning Worship

led by the Revd Lucy Brierley.  

This Service, broadcast live, 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 during the week 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 country!

Most of the Services while the Church building is closed will continue to be recorded.  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 –Praise my soul the King of Heaven (R&S 104)

Hymn – All heaven declares


Family Time – Acts 1

Hymn – Our God is a great big God

Bible Readings –
Acts 1

Hymn – Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (R&S 492)


Hymn – Hungry I come to You

Prayers for Others

Hymn – Lord, the light of your love is shining

Blessing & The Grace

All hymns printed in accordance with Church Copyright Licence 125991

After the Service today – 
…an opportunity to ‘meet’ each other via Zoom while you have your refreshments.  There is now a permanent link which may be used every Sunday—https://zoom.us/j/96575503401 and there will still be a place to click on the Church website to join in the conversation.

…and something new after the Service – a message from David Tuson, Church & Community Worker: 
an opportunity for Prayer Ministry to take place via Zoom call. David will be hosting and will lead the prayers and you will have the opportunity to pray out loud or silently if you would like to for anything that is on your heart.  If you would like to join in this time of Prayer Ministry, please use the login details below:  https://zoom.us/j/93577271257

If you would like to give to the Church this can now be done through the link https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/12916 – or via a link on the front page of the Church’s website.  Regular giving by standing order continues in the same way without interruption during this lockdown period.

Join us for Pause for Prayer every Wednesday at 7pm on www.wokingurc.org.uk and www.facebook.com/wokingurc

Girls’ Brigade and Boys’ Brigade Zoom ‘meeting’ will not be taking place tomorrow, Bank Holiday Monday.  Back again on Monday 1st June

Every Thursday at 11.30 am – Chat via Zoom. An invitation from David Tuson, Church & Community Worker to share in a social time together and virtual coffee time catch-up.  It is a great opportunity to chat face to face (all be it virtually) with other members of the Church Family. To join the meeting please click on or use the link below:


Any problems or questions about this ring Dave on 07817007780

Items for the next Newsletter—
please send to Kate Gray—magazine@wokingurc.org.uk by this Friday, 29th May. 

Wednesday 3rd June at 8 pm – Ask NT (Tom) Wright anything. 
See details in newsletter.  If you have a question you’d like to put to Tom, please email
 justinbrierley@yahoo.co.uk.  To watch live go to www.wokingurc.org.uk or www.facebook.com/wokingurc

Prayers are very important, particularly at this time of isolation.
If you would like to request a prayer please contact the Church and Community Worker, Dave Tuson on 07817 007780 or email churchcommunity@wokingurc.org.uk  If you would like to 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.

Get Reform free on line! During this time of Churches being closed and the need for more communication, there is a special offer for you to receive this URC magazine absolutely FREE. Just follow this link: http://ow.ly/lBUW50yT73A.
Current paper copy subscribers will still receive their copies at home.

Next live stream Worship occasions:
Wednesday 27th May –
7 pm Pause for Prayer
Sunday 31st May – 10.30 am – Morning Worship – Don’t forget to wear the red, yellow, or orange Pentecost colours… or all three!