Sunday 12th July, Order of Service

Sunday 12th July 2020
Live stream Morning Worship
led by the Revd Lucy Brierley
Acts 10
Peter and Cornelius
The Gentiles receive the Holy Spirit

This Service, broadcast live, can be found via Facebook – – or the front page of the Church’s website –   The Service will be available to see during the week as well.  If you would like some help to access either of them please email – .

This order of Service has been prepared so that you may fully participate at home and the sound of praise may ring across the town and many other parts of the country!

Most of the Services while the Church building is closed will continue to be recorded.  If you would like an mp3 (audio) file sent by a Dropbox link by email every week please send a message to the Church office (as above).  CDs (Sermon and Readings only) and DVDs will also be available and can be delivered or posted to you. Please email or if you are unable to email telephone Dave Tuson on 07817 007780.

Welcome and Notices 

Call to Worship

Hymn – The trumpet sounds, the angels sing (The feast is ready)

Hymn – Come all you vagabonds

Prayers and the Lords Prayer

Sign of the Week

Family Time – The Acts of the A-Puppets, Chapter 10

Hymn – All shall be included in the feast of life

Bible Reading – Acts 10 v1-23, 34, 44-48

Hymn–If Christ has made no distinction


Hymn – May the words of my mouth

Prayers for Others

Hymn – God of freedom, God of justice (R&S 625)

Blessing & The Grace

All hymns printed in accordance with Church Copyright Licence 125991

After the Service today – 
…an opportunity to ‘meet’ each other via Zoom while you have your refreshments.  Follow the link on the Church’s website or Facebook page.
…at the same time an invitation to share in prayers led by David Tuson, Church & Community Worker.  There will be an opportunity to pray out loud or silently for anything which is on your heart.  Follow the link on the Church’s website or Facebook page or use the login –

If you would like to give to the Church this can now be done through the link – or via a link on the front page of the Church’s website.  
Regular giving by standing order continues in the same way without 
interruption during this lockdown period.

Prayers are very important, particularly at this time of isolation.  If you would like to request a prayer please contact the Church and Community Worker, Dave Tuson on 07817 007780 or email  If you would like to volunteer to commit to praying regularly at home, and receive a prayer list, please email Morwenna at

If you would like to listen to another Service…the URC is sending one out at 10 am each Sunday morning which can be accessed at any time afterwards.  Just go to –  – and you can also be signed up for the daily email which gives a Bible reading, a commentary and a prayer.

Join us for Pause for Prayer every Wednesday at 7pm on and

News and Notices

Monday – The Girls’ Brigade and Boys’ Brigade Zoom meetings
6 pm – Anchor Boys & Explorer Girls (for about 20 minutes)
6.30 pm – Junior Section Girls (for about 30 minutes)
7 pm- Junior Section Boys (for about 30 minutes)
7.30 pm – Senior & Brigades’ Girls (for about 40 minutes)
8.15 pm – Company & Senior Boys (for about 40 minutes)
There is an invitation to all children and young people to share in this.  Parents – just send an email to:  or
and you will be sent a pro forma consent email to complete and return.  On returning this you will be sent the ZOOM meeting room information for the relevant group together with some guidelines for the meeting.

Tuesday – 10 am – Prayers for the Church’s work with children and young    people.  An invitation to pray with Leonie Fisher, Children & Youth Worker for about half an hour.  Just follow the link –

Wednesday – 11 am to 12 noon at the Church. Gifts for the York Road Project welcomed again – Bottled water, Jars of sauces for things such as bolognaise and curries, UHT milk, and fresh fruit and vegetables.

Wednesday – 7pm to 8pm ‘Let’s celebrate: children and young people in the URC’ focussing on all that has been happening with 0-25s, thanking God and praying for the next steps. Please book to secure your free place.

Wednesday at 8pm (via Facebook) – Ask Prof. John Lennox anything.  Internationally renowned speaker and author of several books on the interface of science, philosophy and religion will be live streamed.

Every Thursday at 11.30 am – Chat via Zoom. An invitation to share in a social time together and virtual coffee time catch-up.  The host this week will be John Sinclair.  It is a great opportunity to chat face to face (all be it virtually) with other members of the Church Family. To join the meeting please click on or use the link below:

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Current paper copy subscribers will still receive their copies at home.

Next live stream Worship occasions:
Wednesday 15th July –
7 pm Pause for Prayer
Sunday 19th July – 10.30 am Morning Worship- Acts 12 & 13 —Peter is set free from prison; Barnabas and Saul.