Second Sunday in Lent

13th March 2022 10.30am

Communion Service
Led by Revd Lucy Brierley

Jesus is tested in the wilderness

ORDER OF SERVICE

Welcome and Notices 

Call to Worship
Hymn –
 As the deer pants for water
              Now when peace like a river

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn –
O God you search me and you know me

Children and young people continue in groups


Bible Readings  –
Psalm 27
                             Matthew 4 v1-11

Sermon

Hymn –
Christ be in my waking

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn –
I heard the voice of Jesus say (R&S 349)


Communion

Hymn –
Guide me O thou great Jehovah (R&S 345)

Blessing & The Grace

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.

Heathside parking permits for the year beginning April 2022
are  available from today from the Reception Elder at the main Church door. Permits covering the
remainder of March are still available from the Welcomers.

The Traidcraft Stall will be open today in the Forum after the Service—It is not too early to order 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.

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.

Angels Wanted – New volunteers aged 18 and upwards are urgently sought to become Woking Street Angels.  It is a rewarding role, joining a friendly team and full training is given, which will start after Easter.  Visit www.wokingstreetangels.org.uk  for more info and an application form or email wokingstreetangels@gmail.com or call Lucy on 07827 914714.

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.

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
TODAY
MONDAY2.00pm Knitting Fellowship in the Youth Room
Girls’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30pm Explorers; 5.30-7.00pm Juniors;
7.00-8.30pm Seniors and Brigaders
Boys’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30pm Anchor Boys; 5.30-7.00pm Junior Boys 7.15-9.15pm Company Section and Seniors
TUESDAY10.00am Prayers for Children & Young People at the Church and by Zoom.
Link is:https://bit.ly/3fBbrv9 Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
Passcode: WURCyouth
WEDNESDAY10.00 am  Baby & Toddler Group at the Church.  Please note that adult spaces are limited to 20
2.00 pm  Service of Thanksgiving for Theo Norman-Walker.  Live streamed through the Church’s usual channels – Facebook, YouTube and via website. 7.45 pm Lent Course – session 1 – via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83597009666
Meeting ID: 835 9700 9666 
THURSDAY11.00 am Communion Service with Prayers for help and healing in person at the Church and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time at 11.30 (NB times)
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
11.00 am Commitment for Life on Zoom –
Palestine.  Link – Meeting ID: 826 2918 7235 Passcode 290090
1.00 pm Lunch Club
FRIDAY12 noon  First Lent Lunch at St Dunstan’s Church, Shaftesbury Road
6.00 pm Green Team meeting
SATURDAYWestminster College, Cambridge, on-line Open Day (see details in March Church Magazine)
NEXT SUNDAY10.30 am All-age Service with Brigades’ Parade led by the Minister
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday
UP-COMINGSaturday 9th April 10am to 3pm—Spring into Easter—see details in March Church Magazine


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