Palm Sunday, 10th April 2022

Morning Worship
led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

ORDER OF SERVICE

Outside

Welcome

Opening Words

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!

We welcome you to this place, Lord:
come, make it a place of prayer.
Blessed is the king
who comes in the name of the Lord.

We welcome you into our fellowship, Lord:
come, fill our worship with joy and praise.
Blessed is the king
who comes in the name of the Lord.

We welcome you into our hearts, Lord:
come, teach us your ways of peace.
Blessed is the king
who comes in the name of the Lord.

Lord Jesus, come to us today,
so we may be transformed,
showing your glory to our neighbours,
and bringing your kingdom to the world.
Amen, let it be so

Jesus, true and humble king,
entering your city to cries of ‘Peace’:
enter our hearts today,
and be born anew in us as our Saviour and King.
Amen, let it be so



Hymn – Majesty, worship his Majesty
Majesty worship His majesty
Unto Jesus be all glory
Honor and praise
Majesty kingdom authority
Flow from His throne
Unto His own His anthem raise

So exalt lift up on high
The name of Jesus
Magnify come glorify
Christ Jesus the King
Majesty worship His majesty
Jesus who died now glorified
King of all kings

                                                                           Jack Hayford

Hymn – Hosanna, Hosanna
Hosanna, hosanna
Hosanna to the King


I will praise You, O Lord
With all my heart
I will tell of all Your Wonders,
I will dance, I will sing,
(I will sing, I will shout,)
And rejoice in You
And give praise to Your glorious name.

Hosanna, hosanna
Hosanna to the King

                                                                           Don Francisco
Prayer

Words as Jesus enters Jerusalem (the crowd wave palm leaves)

Jesus is coming
SHOUT HOSANNA

He’s riding on a donkey
SHOUT HOSANNA

Open the gates
SHOUT HOSANNA

Open the ancient doors
SHOUT HOSANNA

Don’t be afraid
SHOUT HOSANNA

Wave the branches
SHOUT HOSANNA

Spread out your coats
SHOUT HOSANNA

Peace in heaven
SHOUT HOSANNA

Glory in the highest heaven
SHOUT HOSANNA


Hymn as we process into the Church – Give me joy in my heart (Sing Hosanna)
 
Give me joy in my heart, keep me praising,
Give me joy in my heart, I pray;
Give me joy in my heart, keep me praising,
Keep me praising till the break of day:

Sing hosanna, sing hosanna,
Sing hosanna to the King of kings.
Sing hosanna, sing hosanna,
Sing hosanna to the King.


Give me peace in my heart, keep me loving,
Give me peace in my heart, I pray;
Give me peace in my heart, keep me loving,
Keep me loving till the break of day:

Sing hosanna, sing hosanna,
Sing hosanna to the King of kings.
Sing hosanna, sing hosanna,
Sing hosanna to the King.


Give me love in my heart, keep me serving,
Give me love in my heart, I pray;
Give me love in my heart, keep me serving,
Keep me serving till the break of day:

Sing hosanna, sing hosanna,
Sing hosanna to the King of kings.
Sing hosanna, sing hosanna,
Sing hosanna to the King.


                                                                           Traditional

Inside
The 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 wear your mask while singing, unless medically exempt, and while walking around the building and when close to others who may feel more comfortable if you do.  When seated you may prefer to remove it.

Family Time – Palm Crosses

Prayer of Confession

Hymn – We have a King who rides a donkey (R&S 210).

Notices

Children and Young people continue in groups

Bible Readings Psalm 118 v1, 2, 19-29
                          Mark 11 v1-11

Hymn – All Glory, Laud and Honour (Offering) (R&S 208).

Sermon

Hymn – From heaven you came helpless babe (R&S 522).

Prayers for others

Hymn – Lift High the Cross (R&S 422)

Closing Words and Blessing

NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS

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

Easter Greetings cards to the neighbourhood –
there are several spare copies in the Forum for you to take away and give to your friends and relatives to invite them to the Services this week.

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 – Don’t forget to order or buy your Easter Eggs!

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.

Leading Worship elsewhere.
Vivien Gerhold is at Walton Methodist Church and Sydney Shore is at Fleet URC this morning.

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.

Help for Ukraine – two appeals for donations

Christian Aid. The easiest way to donate is via their website –
https://www.christianaid.org.uk/appeals/emergencies/ukraine-crisis-appeal

Agents for Change.  A locally based small charity known to this Church and working for the past 30 years in Podriga, Romania, 30 km from the border with Ukraine now providing practical support and much needed love and care to Ukrainian Refugees. There are several suggested ways of donating.
1) Use the Dona device for cards in the Forum, select Donations – Ukraine
2) Visit the Church website and click “Give Online”, then select Donations – Ukraine
3) Bank transfer to the Church bank account, details on the “giving to the work of the Church” page of the website, and state Romania as the reference
4) Cheques – write Romania on the reverse and send to / leave at the Church
5) Cash – place in an envelope marked Romania and give to the Church Treasurer

Please note that donations will qualify for Gift Aid. If you are a UK taxpayer and using the Dona device or church website for the first time, please select Gift Aid after the donation amount and enter the details requested. Grateful thanks for your response – this appeal will close on Wednesday 13th April

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.

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

WEEKLY CALENDAR
TODAY7.00 pm Uni+ Youth Easter Dinner (all 18-25s welcome )
MONDAY2.00pm Knitting Fellowship (in the Youth Room)
Brigades not meeting during Easter holidays.
7.00pm Brigades’ Joint Staff Meeting
TUESDAY9.00am Breakfast and interactive games for children and young people.
10.00am  Prayers for Children & Young People in person and by Zoom.
Link is:https://bit.ly/3fBbrv9
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
Passcode: WURCyouth
WEDNESDAYBaby & Toddler Group not meeting during Easter Holidays
THURSDAY10.30am Prayers for help and healing in person at the Church and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. 
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
8.00pm Maundy Thursday Communion Service led by the Minister (refreshments from 7.30)
FRIDAY10.00am Good Friday Service led by the Minister
11.00am Churches Together Act of Witness in Jubilee Square
SATURDAYBoys’ Brigade Surrey Hills Hike and overnight camp
NEXT SUNDAY9.00am Easter Breakfast (sign-up sheet in the Forum)
10.30am Easter Day Communion Service led by the Minister
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday.
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)

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