Order of service, 6th September 2020

Sunday 6th September 2020

Live stream Communion Service
led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Acts – the next chapter.

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 world!

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 – Come, now is the time

Hymn – I will sing the wondrous story (tune Hyfydol)

Prayers and the Lord’s Prayer

Sign of the Week

Family Time

Hymn – I will sing, I will sing a song unto the Lord. (R&S 279)

Bible Readings –

2 Corinthians 2v14 – 3 v6.


Hymn–In my life Lord be glorified (R&S 375)

Prayers for Others

Hymn– Empty, broken, here I stand (kyrie eleison)


Hymn – By Faith, we see the hand of God (Children of the Promise)

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.
The prayers session on Zoom will not take place today, but will be back next Sunday.

News and Notices

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.
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.
One of the Church’s Lay Preachers, Sydney Shore, is leading worship at Windsor URC this morning.
WPOF INterfaith Cricket WPOF are holding an Interfaith Cricket Tournament on Saturday 12th September at Puttenham Cricket Club, Pilgrims Way, GU3 1AL. There will be two mixed faith teams of 11 players each. It would be great if Woking URC could be represented there. If anyone is interested then please let the WPOF administrator know at administrator@wpof.org.uk. If you have any queries, please email John West on westjohn630@gmail.com or phone 01709686481.
Wednesday – 11 am to 12 noon at the Church. Gifts for the York Road Project welcomed again – Bottled water, fresh fruit & vegetables including potatoes, snacks, crisps and pot noodles.
Also 11.00 to 12.00 noon – please bring your Jars of Change for WaterAid.  This should have happened on Easter Day so hopefully the jars will be heavier now!  If you would like your jar collected please email Morwenna on office@wokingurc.org.uk
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 with a Guest Host this week. 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.
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.
The Church & Community Worker, David Tuson, is on leave all this week.  Please contact one of your pastoral Elders in his absence.
Next live stream Worship occasions:
Wednesday 9th September –
7 pm Pause for Prayer
Sunday 13th September – 10.30 am Morning Worship – first one to be streamed from the Church – What now for the Church?