Order of Service 4th October 2020

Communion Service led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

BIG Questions Part 1

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 – Praise is rising (hosanna)

Hymn – King of kings, Majesty

Prayers and the Lord’s Prayer

Sign of the Week

Family Time

Hymn – Our God is a great big God

Bible Readings

Psalm 13

Romans 8 v18-39

BIG Questions Part 1

Hymn–Even though I walk through the valley

Hymn–Make me a channel of your peace (R&S 629)


Hymn – In Christ Alone

Blessing & The Grace

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

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.


Commitment for Life – details of this appeal will either have reached you or will be arriving soon.  Please respond as you are able via the Church’s website, directly to the Church bank account or by cheque in the post.

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 Short Service in the Church.  If you would like to attend in person (it will not be live streamed) please email: office@wokingurc.org.uk or text or phone David Tuson on 07817 007780.  As numbers are restricted, due to social distancing, booking is necessary

Wednesday – 11 am to 12 noon at the Church. Gifts for the York Road Project welcomed again – Bottled water, and fresh fruit and vegetables including potatoes, snacks, crisps and pot noodles or similar.

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.

Next live stream Worship occasions:
Wednesday 7th October –
7 pm Pause for Prayer
Sunday 11th October- 10.30 am Morning Worship – Big Questions – part 2 of a three week series.  Please email your questions to: office@wokingurc.org.uk (or post them to the Church), or ask them via the Church website https://wokingurc.org.uk/bigquestions/