Sunday 11th June 2023, 10.30am

Morning Worship with Brigades’ Parade led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Eco Series 1 The Creators Purpose

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 – O Lord my God (how great thou art) (R&S 117)
– How Great is our God
Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer
Family Time
Hymn – Tell me who made all of creation
Children and Young people continue in groups
Bible Readings
– Colossians 1 v15-20, read by Carol Glynn
– Romans 8 v18-28, read by James Gemmell
Hymn – Praise for the depths of space (tune My song is love unknown (R&S 207))
Hymn – I the Lord of sea and sky (Here I am Lord)
Prayers for others
Hymn – Crown him with many crowns (R&S 262)
Blessing & The Grace


You are invited to stay for refreshments after the Service. They will be served in the Forum and in the Sanctuary or in the Church garden if fine. Please do stay if you can to enjoy a time to meet and talk with each other.
Changes in Heathside Car Park Seem to have been delayed. Please continue to display Church permits, which are available from the Welcomers, until notified of different arrangements.
The Traidcraft Stall will be open in the forum after the Service. Hurry while stock lasts. Sadly Traidcraft has ceased trading after 44 years.
Leading Worship elsewhere. Vivien Gerhold is at Windsor 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 be 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

As part of our response to the Big Green Week, the Green Team is organising a litter pick in the neighbourhood next Sunday, 18th June. There will be a picnic in the Church garden after the service followed by the litter pick. This is an event suitable for all ages. Please bring gloves and wear appro- priate clothing and footwear. Litter pickers and bags will be provided. For those who take part in the litter pick, please return your filled bags and litter picker to the church garden by 2.30pm.
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 Churches Youth Workers, at Trinity Methodist Church. Theme led by Justin Brierley. Booking via –

Holiday Fun Club – Monday 24th to Thursday 27th July. Super Sleuths – investigating the heroes and villains of the Bible. For children in school years Recep- tion to Year 5. Booking opens tomorrow, 12th June. Please book via or using the QR code to the left.

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 –

Church Group at New Victoria Theatre pantomime – Peter Pan – starring Anton du Beke. A group reservation has been made for the 7 pm performances on Thursday 28th December with reduced price stalls seats – £24.50. A group needs to be at least 50 and the last day to book has been extended to Sunday 10th September. Sign up sheet in the Forum or book directly with Keith Bradley.


Please note that changes to this calendar will be announced in Church or via Email.

TODAYThis is the Great Big Green Week 3.00pm Woking People of Faith—Big Help Out Tea at Woking URC
MONDAYBoys’ and Girls’ Brigade groups -Anchors and Explorers (ages 4/5 – school year 3) 5:30pm to 6:30pm Junior Section Boys and Girls (school years 4-6) 5:30pm to 7pm Company, Senior and Brigader Sections (school years 7- 13) 7:15pm to 8:45pm (Girls finish) and 9:15pm (Boys finish)
TUESDAY9.30am Prayers for children and young people. 11.00 Children and Youth Work Strategy Group.
WEDNESDAY10.00am Baby & Toddler Group
THURSDAY10.00am Refill—Bible Study and Discussion Group 10.30 Glorious Grandparenting online session—see June Church Magazine (Repeated on 19th) 11.00am Prayers for help and healing in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. Zoom link: Meeting ID – 959-8643- 1118 1.00pm :Lunch Club
FRIDAY7.30pm Quiz in aid of the York Road Project—at Woking URC.
NEXT SUNDAY10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry. 10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister. Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday—Please see previous page. Singing Practice for Recharge after the Service. Church Family Picnic in the Church garden after the Service followed by the Great Big Green Week Litter-pick
UPCOMINGWednesday 21st June from 10am onwards – Toddler Group Strawberries and Cream Coffee Morning – All Welcome. Wednesday 21st June at 8pm – Recharge (the monthly mid-week worship occasion) Thursday 22nd June at 11am – Monthly mid-week Communion Service