Sunday 16th April 2023, 10.30am

Morning Worship, Led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

The Road to Emmaus

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 – Crown him with many crowns (R&S 262)
          – You give life (Great are you Lord)

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn – Sing a song, sing a joyful song

Children and young people continue in groups

Bible Readings – Luke 24 v13-27
                         – Luke 24 v28-35

Hymn – Now the green blade rises (R&S 243)


Hymn – In Christ alone

Prayers for others and Offering Prayer

Hymn – By faith, we see the hand of God

Blessing and The Grace


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 permits for Sunday mornings.  Permits for this year are available today from the Welcomers

WaterAid Lent Appeal.  This annual appeal is about to finish.  You are invited to contribute via: The card machine in the Forum, the Church website, directly to the Church bank account (reference WaterAid) or by cheque payable to Woking URC (with WaterAid on the reverse) which can be sent to the Church office or the Church Treasurer.

The Traidcraft Stall will be closed today.  Back next Sunday.  It will continue while current stocks last.

Leading Worship elsewhere.  Vivien Gerhold is at Merrow Methodist Church, Andrew Gibb is at St Paul’s URC, Bracknell and the Revd David Netherwood is at Boulevard URC, Weston-Super-Mare 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 Homepage, 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.

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

Stepwise – Faith filled life – Introductory session – Tuesday 16th May from 6.30 -8.30 pm at Guildford URC.  There are six monthly sessions from June to November.  To book: please complete a participant form available on the Synod website   Please book before 8th May.  John Sinclair, who has taken this course, will be pleased to tell you more about it.


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

TODAYSinging practice for Recharge after the Service
MONDAY7.00 am Early morning Community Coffee.
5.30-7.00 pm Brigades’ Open Event – Beach Party – (Fun, Friends and Fish & Chips)
TUESDAY9.00am All age Prayers for Children and Young People s
11.00am Bible Study (in the Youth Room)
WEDNESDAY12.30 pm Churches Together in Woking joint meeting with Christian Agencies Network (at Christ Church).
8.00 pm Recharge
THURSDAY10.00 am Refill – Bible Study & Discussion Group.
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
1.00 pm Lunch Club
7.30 pm IT and Media Committee
FRIDAYCopy for the May Church Magazine should reach the Editor –
10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry
10.30am Morning Worship with a Baptism and Reception of new Church Members 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.
3.00 pm T@3
UPCOMINGFriday 21st to Monday 24th April. Christian Climate Action. You are invited to join 100,000 people who are expected to surround the Houses of Parliament. Supported by Christian Aid and other aid agencies and A Rocha.