Sunday 12th September 2021, 10.30am

Morning Worship live streamed from the Church led the Revd Lucy Brierley

Groups for children and young people  meet after sharing in the first part of the service.

This Service, broadcast live from the Church can be found via the Church’s website – www.wokingurc.org.uk our YouTube Channel – www.youtube.com/channel/UCUfc8cYi_U8UX1elBV7biZg  or via our Facebook page – www.facebook.com/wokingurc –  The Service will be available to see for several weeks as well.  If you would like some help to access any of them please email – office@wokingurc.org.uk .  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

ORDER OF SERVICE

The Bible is carried in (please stand)
Welcome and Notices 
Call to Worship 
Hymns
–  Blessed be your name
                All heaven declares
Prayers & The Lord’s Prayer
Family Time

Hymn  – All through history
Children & Young People continue in groups
Bible Readings – Psalm 119 v97 – 105
                          – 2 Timothy 3 v10-17
Hymn –  God has spoken 
Sermon: The Bible –  Irrelevant, Unreliable & Outdated?
Hymn –
Speak O Lord, as we come to you
Prayers for Others and Offering Prayer
Hymn –
Lord for the years (R&S603)
Blessing & The Grace

NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Please continue to wear your mask, if possible.  Singing behind masks is permitted.

You are invited
to have refreshments after the Service.  If fine, this will be in the garden, otherwise it will be inside.

Permits for Heathside Car Park (free parking each Sunday 9.30-1.00) are available from Welcomers.

The Traidcraft Stall is open again today in the Forum with a selection of fairtrade goods and catalogues for orders.

If you would like to give to 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 or for Free-will offering envelopes.

Leading Worship elsewhere this morning.  The Revd David Netherwood is at Sefton Road URC, Morecambe this morning and Tockholes URC, Darwen this
afternoon.  Both are his former pastorates.

Forthcoming election of Elders.  The box for completed nomination forms is in the Forum along with spare forms for Members to use.  Last day for nominations is next Sunday, 19th September.

The Bible Course – 
first session, related to Sunday mornings, will be on
Thursday 23rd September at 7.45 pm via Zoom.  There will also be a session at 10am in the person at the Church on the same days as the evening sessions.  The in person sessions are primarily for parents of younger children who are otherwise engaged in the early evening. Books, price £5, may be requested by email – office@wokingurc.org.uk or purchased in the Forum after the Service, payment can be taken by cash or card.  Reserve your place for the course also by emailing the office.

Please order for 2022!  
The Prayer Handbook (£5) and URC Diary (pocket £7 or A5 size £10) may now be ordered from Joan Smyth.  The URC magazine Reform in paper (£29.50) or digital (£18) format – 10 issues (no increase in price) – easy payment outlined in the September Magazine and enquiries to Janet Collinson.(There are some copies of Prayer Handbooks from previous years in the Forum – please take them).

Getting ready for Christmas!  
A change of charity providing Christmas gift shoe boxes to Link to Hope means an earlier final date for bringing filled boxes – 31st October.  Leaflets describing what would be appreciated are available in the Forum.

The Church & Community Worker, David Tuson will be on annual leave from tomorrow until 20th September.  Please contact one of your pastoral Elders in his absence.

Covid Vaccination Hub at the Church.  This will begin on Monday 13th September.  If you would like to offer to be a volunteer please contact the NHS volunteer coordinator, Nikki Kane, on volunteers.urc@gmail.com or contact Tiny in the church office (premises@wokingurc.org.uk) for more information. The volunteer shifts will be 3.5 hours long and you can do as many or few as you like. There will also be opportunities to volunteer to serve refreshments so do ask Tiny about that too.

 WEEKLY CALENDAR
TODAY  3.00 Woking Borough Council Civic Service at Woking URC – Invitation only but live streamed from the Church via the website, Facebook page and YouTube 
MONDAYBoys’ and Girls’ Brigades 5.30 – 6.30 Anchor Boys; 6.00 – 7.00 Junior Boys;
7.15 – 9.15 Company Section and Seniors GB times to be arranged – enquiries to:
girlsbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk
 
TUESDAY10.00  Prayers for Children & Youth Work  Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050?pwd=MzNWaS8ySGJMNElNSnVyV2dHZSsvQT09  Should you need it – Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050.  Passcode: WURCyouth 
6.00 Green Team Meeting 7.30 Church in the World Group Meeting
 
WEDNESDAY7.00 Live stream Pause for Prayer 
THURSDAY10.00  Prayers for help and healing 10.30  Social Time Zoom link for both is: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118. Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-111811.30 – 12.30  Collection of goods for the York Road Project 
FRIDAY 
SATURDAY 
NEXT SUNDAY10.30 Morning Worship led by the Minister – The Greatest Story Ever Told (abridged version)
UP-COMING EVENTSChurch Meeting – Wednesday 22nd September at 7.45pm.  In person and by Zoom (watch out for details)

Harvest Supper – Saturday 25th September at 6.30.  To book a place please visit https://bit.ly/3gt3Foj or email Morwenna on office@wokingurc.org.uk

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