Morning Worship Sunday 16th January 2022 10.30am

Led by Revd Lucy Brierley and Justin Brierley

Back to the Bible – Jesus and the Gospels The Four Gospels – How reliable are they?

ORDER OF SERVICE

Text Box: ORDER OF SERVICEThe Church is fitted with a loop system.  The words of hymns and songs, and Bible readings etc are displayed on the screen.  As the Service is live streamed you (and / or your family) could be on camera as efforts are made to help those watching at home to feel a part of the worshipping congregation in the Church, if you have any concerns regarding this please speak to an elder or welcomer..

Please continue to wear your mask, unless medically exempt, throughout the Service and while in other parts of the building.

Welcome and Notices 

Call to Worship

Hymn –
 Open the eyes of my heart Lord
                There is a Redeemer

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn –
If God has a mobile phone (Open the pages)

Bible Readings  –
John 20 v24-31
                             Matthew 28 v16-20

Hymn –
Thanks to God whose Word was spoken (R&S 319)

Sermon

Hymn –
With a prayer you fed the hungry (love incarnate)

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn –
Thy hand O God has guided (R&S 567)

Blessing & The Grace

NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Amnesty International Write for Rights campaign.  There will be an opportunity after the Service to write a message on a greetings card to a prisoner of conscience.

Weather permitting, refreshments will be available outside this morning, to drink there or they can be taken away if you wish.

The Traidcraft Stall will be not be displayed but please ask Margaret Bradley if you need any items.

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 or for Free-will offering envelopes.

Church Directory –
the new edition is out today.  Please collect your named copy from one of your pastoral Elders.

URC Calendar 2022.  There are several free copies of this calendar which features a picture of Woking URC.  Please take one in the Forum or contact the Church Office if you would like one reserved for you.

Leading Worship elsewhere. Andrew Gibb is at Windsor URC this morning.  Phil Ray, in his capacity as one of the Synod’s Children & Youth Development Officers is worshiping at Beacon Hill URC Hindhead.
Children’s Worker. Alison Warlow’s contact details are: email – children@wokingurc.org.uk and mobile phone number –
07449 324337.

The Bible Course has resumed – it is not too late to join in.  The next session will be on Thursday 3rd February, 7.45pm via Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83597009666  Meeting ID: 835 9700 9666 
There will also be a session at 10am on the same days as the evening sessions.  Please contact Suzy Herbert for details of this session.

Helping to make Sundays happen –
if you are willing to act as a Welcomer, serve refreshments or read the Bible in the Service please contact Morwenna – office@wokingurc.org.uk or leave a  message on 01483 763078.

Engage Woking vacancy – Schools Worker to join their team providing a variety of activities from Christian assemblies and prayer spaces to RE provision and small group work to the schools of Woking.  Based at St. Andrew’s Church, Goldsworth Park it is for 5-20 hours a week, term time only, job share and hybrid Working also available.  For further details and an application pack – www.engagewoking.org/news/ or email Shelley at office@engagewoking.org

Railway Station Underpass.  This will be closed for 8 weeks from 24th January.

WEEKLY CALENDAR

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.

TODAY5.45pm Youth Evening Group (11+ and teens)
MONDAYGirls’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 Explorers; 5.30-7.00 Juniors;
7.00-8.30 Seniors and Brigaders
Boys’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 Anchor Boys; 6.00-7.30 Junior Boys
7.15-9.15 Company Section and Seniors
TUESDAYWeek of Prayer for Christian Unity begins (to 25th)10.00am  Prayers for Children & Young People by Zoom.
Link is:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050?pwd=MzNWaS8ySGJMNElNSnVyV2dHZSsvQT09~
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
Passcode: WURCyouth
7.30 pm Property Committee Meeting by Zoom
WEDNESDAY10.00 am  Baby & Toddler Group at the Church.  Please note that adult spaces are limited to 20
12.30pm Churches Together in Woking Meeting
THURSDAY10.00am Prayers for help and healing by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time at 10.30.
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
FRIDAYCopy for the February Magazine should reach the editor –
magazine@wokingurc.org.uk
SATURDAY
NEXT SUNDAY10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister.
Jesus and the Kingdom
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project open every Sunday.
UP-COMINGMonday 24th January at 8 pm – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Churches Together in Woking Prayers by Zoom – link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82800025607
Meeting ID: 828 0002 5607
Advance notice for your diaries – Sunday 27th February – Lunch and Church Meeting


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