Second Sunday Of Lent. 25th February 2024, 10.30am

All- age Worship led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Training for Transformation: Spiritual Disciplines for 21st Century People. Transformers: Christians in disguise

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

Hymns –                      Come On & Celebrate

                                My Jesus, My Saviour

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time Part 1

Hymn – Jesus, You Are Changing Me

Family Time Part 2

Offering Prayer

Prayers & Hymn – Lord, I Come To You

Hymn –   You Shall Go Out With Joy (R&S 415)

Blessing & The Grace

If you are in the Church car park and are not staying for lunch would you please vacate your space by 12 noon so that cars may be transferred from Heathside.  Charges apply from 1 pm at Heathside when the concession time runs out, but there are no restrictions in the side roads.

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.  Free Sunday morning (up until 1 pm) parking for those attending this Church. Please key in your registration number on a device in the Forum in the Church each time you are here.  This can be on arrival or as you leave.  The barrier will rise to let you out of the car park because your number will be recognised. 

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.

WaterAid Lent Appeal – the ways to donate are listed in the February Church Magazine.  These include the card machine in the Forum this morning.

Care4Creation – Please take a look at the display boards in the Forum which are related to the recent worship series, the ongoing work of the Green Team and the Church’s environmental commitments. You may contribute to this funding through the card machine in the Forum or via the Church’s website.

Leading Worship elsewhere.  Vivien Gerhold is at Windsor URC and Alison Sage is at Addlestone Methodist Church this morning.

Churches Together Good Friday Act of Worship and Witness in Jubilee Square.  Dancers wanted –  Rehearsals are now underway on Saturday Mornings 9.30 – 11.30 am at New Life  Christian Centre, High Street, Old Woking.  Please contact Ellen Harrison who can supply more details.  Others also needed to help set up the Square with equipment and props, and clear away and also to act as stewards – please see John Sinclair or Miriam Chapman.

Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th April – Easter Holiday Fun. Three mornings from 9.30 to 12.30 for children in Reception to Year 5. Booking now open. Please use this QR code.  For further queries email

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  breakfast cereals, squash, ketchup, mayonnaise, meals in a can and dried herbs & spices. Also toiletries, and new or nearly new unwanted items which may be sold on Ebay. All the donations are very much appreciated.

TODAYLunch and Church Meeting after the Service
MONDAYBoys’ and Girls’ Brigades groups: Anchors and Explorers (ages 4/5 – school year 3) 5.30 to 6.30 pm. Junior Section Boys and Girls (school years 4-6) 5.30 to 7.00 pm. Company, Senior and Brigader Sections (school years 7-13) 7.15 to 9.15 pm.
TUESDAY9.30 am  Prayers for Children and Young People (Youth Room). 7.30 pm  Finance and Property Committee
WEDNESDAY10.00  am Baby & Toddler Group.
THURSDAY11.00 am  Prayers and Reflection in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. Zoom link:  Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118   2.00 pm and 7.00 pm Exploring Church Membership sessions
FRIDAY10.30 am World Day of Prayer Service at St Dunstan’s RC Church,  Shaftesbury Road – also being live streamed  –   2.00 pm  Service of Thanksgiving for Doris Boardman, followed by           refreshments (no parking restrictions in the roads around the Church).   7.30 pm  Harry Baker, poet and performer at St Peter’s Church, Old Woking – Tickets – or phone 01483 755852
SATURDAY10.30 am (until 1 pm) – Christian Aid Changemakers Conference at Woking URC.  Please see details in February Church Magazine with a click on booking link or go to 7.00 pm Encounter – What’s the point, Why you, Why God – fun, food and games at Woking URC for school years 7-13.
10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry.  10.30 am Communion Service with Brigades’ Parade led by the Minister –  Training vs Trying: the truth about spiritual disciplines   Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary open every Sunday – please see list on previous page.    
UPCOMING Friday 8th March at 7.30 pm  Woking People of Faith /Woking URC Eco Meeting at Woking URC. Saturday 9th March from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm Generation Café with Craft Corner (NB new time) Easter trees & crafts

Please use the information on this page and the previous one about meetings and events in your prayers this week.