Easter Sunday, 17th April 2022

Communion Service
led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

This Service, broadcast live from the Church can be found via the Church’s website – www.wokingurc.org.uk our YouTube Channel  or via our Facebook page. There is an archive of service recordings, including this one, on our website which can be viewed at home.  If you would like some help to access any of these please email – office@wokingurc.org.uk .  If you would like a recording of this Service, and any other, they are available in various formats by request. Please contact the Church Office


Welcome and Notices 

Call to Worship

Hymn –       Christ the Lord is Risen Today v 1, 2, 6 (R&S 232)
                    See what a morning

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Children’s Singing Group – Easter Jubilation

Family Time

Hymn – I danced in the morning (Lord of the Dance)

Children and young people continue in groups

Bible Readings  – John 20 v1-20
                            1 Corinthians 15 v12-25


Hymn – What is our hope in life and death

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn – You laid aside your majesty

Children and young people return

Invitation to Communion

Singing Group – There is a hope

Communion (including Behold the lamb who bears our sins away)

Hymn – Thine be the glory (R&S 247)

Blessing & The Grace


You are invited to stay for refreshments after the Service if you wish.  They will be served in the Forum and in the Sanctuary.

Heathside parking permits –
Free parking every Sunday from 8.30am to 1pm.  Ask a Welcomer for one to display in your car.

The Traidcraft Stall will be open today in the Forum after the Service

If you would like to donate to the work of the Church this can be done in a variety of ways as described on the “Giving to the Church” page of the website. For one-off gifts, there is a direct link to the Dona online page from the “Give Online” button on the Home page, and the contactless device in the Forum is also available.  There will be a plate at the back of the Church for anyone wishing to make a cash donation.

Lent Appeal for WaterAid. 
Donations can be made in the following ways: By card from the Dona machine in the Forum .
By going to the Woking URC website and selecting the Dona link for Wateraid
By bank transfer to the Church account, reference Wateraid 4. By cheque, payable to Woking URC, with WaterAid on the back and sent either to Chris Temple or the Church.

Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Margaret White.  
This will be on Wednesday 27th April at 2 pm at Woking Crematorium, followed by refreshments at The Cricketers, Horsell.  All friends invited to both but please let Rob White know by tomorrow, Monday – rob351c@virginmedia.com or 07954 753747.

BBCtv Songs of Praise is coming to Guildford Cathedral to be filmed on Tuesday 3rd May from 6.30 to 9.30 pm.To apply for free tickets, please send your name, address, contact phone number and number of tickets requested to SOPcongregations@avantimedia.tv.  Please include ‘Songs of Praise Guildford’ in your subject header.  Alternatively, you can call 07734 030 888 to book your tickets.  Please only apply if you know you are able to come.

Collection point for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary every Sunday.  Items which would be appreciated are: Sugar sachets, coffee sachets, jars of coffee, tea; pasta, rice;  squash (orange or blackcurrant), bottled or cans of water; pot noodles; fresh fruit and vegetables; individually wrapped biscuits or other snacks. breakfast bars, individual chocolate bars; boxer shorts (new) – men’s small and medium.

Do you look in your ‘Junk’? Some emails from the Church (which are sent via our iKnowChurch software) are arriving in ‘Junk’.  Please check it regularly as these include service updates and duty rotas among other things.


Please note that any changes made after this order paper has been printed/circulated will be announced at the beginning of the Service or notified by email.

MONDAYEaster Monday Bank Holiday
7.00 pm Uni+ Youth Easter Dinner (all 18-25s welcome )
TUESDAY10.00am  Prayers for Children & Young People in person and by Zoom.
Link is:https://bit.ly/3fBbrv9
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
Passcode: WURCyouth
WEDNESDAY10.00am Baby & Toddler Group—adult spaces limited to 20.
8.00pm Church in the World Group
THURSDAY11.00am Communion Service with Prayers for help and healing in person at the Church and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. (NB change in time)
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
1.00 pm Lunch Club
FRIDAYCopy for May Church Magazine should reach the editor, Kate Gray—magazine@wokingurc.org.uk
SATURDAY9.00am (for 9.30 start) Elders’ Day at St Columba’s House
NEXT SUNDAY10.30am Morning Worship led by the Minister – Doubting Thomas
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday.
3.00pm T@3
UP-COMINGWessex Synod Big Day Out – Saturday 7th May at Hollycombe Steam Fair, Liphook, Hants.  As well as the regular attractions like the steam fairground and railway, there are many other things to do and see
throughout the day. Subsidised tickets now available (adults £8, children 3-15: £5.  Accompanying carers free.  Book via the Synod website – www.urcwessex.org.uk (it is one of the moving adverts at the top)