Pentecost Sunday, Sunday 28th May 2023, 10.30am

Morning Worship

Led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

This Service, broadcast live from the Church can be found via the Church’s website – 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 them please email – or telephone us on 01483 763078. 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 – Be still for the presence of the Lord
– Holy Spirit, living Breath of God
Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer
Family Time
Hymn – Teach me to dance
Children and Young people continue in groups
Bible Readings –
Acts 2 v1-21, read by Miriam Chapman
Romans 8 v22-27, read by Janet Collinson
Hymn – Spirit of God unseen as the wind Sermon
Hymn – Come down O Love Divine (R&S 294)
Prayers for Others
Hymn – Spirit, Spirit of gentleness
Blessing & The Grace


Christian Aid donations. It is not too late to give! There is a line on the Dona card machine and there are envelopes in the Forum.

You are invited to stay for refreshments after the Service. They will be served in the Forum and in the Sanctuary. Please do stay if you can to enjoy a time to meet and talk with each other.
Heathside Car Park permits for Sunday mornings are available today from the Welcomers.

The Traidcraft Stall will not be open today. Back next Sunday for remaining stock to be sold.

Leading Worship elsewhere. Andrew Gibb is at Maidenhead URC this morning

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 is a plate at the back of the Church and an offering bag under the Dona device in the Forum for anyone wishing to make a cash donation.

Collection point for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary every Sunday. Items which would be appreciated by the York Road Project 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, individual chocolate bars, tinned goods; boxer shorts (new) – men’s small and medium.
Your Sanctuary would particularly be grateful for tea, coffee, pasta, rice, tins of beans, veg, soups etc. Also toiletries, and new or nearly new unwanted items which may be sold on Ebay

Charity Car Wash – Saturday 10th June – morning and early afternoon
Raising funds for school projects in Lusaka (Zambia) and Woking URC’s Summer Camp ‘23. Additional stalls and refreshments available while you wait.

Generation Café – ‘Everyone’s cup of tea’ – Saturday 10th June
Launching a new and exciting monthly event for all. Generation Café seeks to be a meeting place for all the church family and the community. Drop-in for as long as you like. Refreshments, conversation, and craft activities for those who wish to try them. This month will see car themed crafts and lots of fun as we join with the fundraising carwash.

Encounter – Woking Youth Event – Saturday 1st July
‘What’s the point? Why You, Why God? An event for School years 7-10 3pm to 7pm, School years 10-13 6pm to 10pm, with various activities and worship to help explore the theme. Organised by Engage and Woking church Youth Workers, at Trinity Methodist Church. Theme led by Justin Brierley. Booking via –

Woking URC Summer Camp – Saturday 29th July to Saturday 5th August
A great week away full of activities and Bible theme for children aged 8 – 11 and Youth aged 11 -17. Staying at Thriftwood Activity Centre, Brentwood. Booking via –


Please note that changes to this calendar will be announced during the service, or via email.

TODAY3.00pm T@3
MONDAYBank Holiday
TUESDAY9.00am all age Prayers with breakfast
WEDNESDAY10.00am Baby & Toddler Group
THURSDAY11.00am Prayers for help and healing in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. Zoom link: Meeting ID – 959 -8643-1118
NEXT SUNDAYTrinity Sunday 10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry 10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Revd Howard Sharp. The congregation in St Paul’s URC Bracknell will be sharing in the live stream. Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday—Please see previous page.
UPCOMINGNext Lunch & Talk – Thursday 8th June 12.45pm. Of shoes and ships and sealing wax—Talk by Neville Ledsome. Sign-up sheet in the Forum