Sunday 16th July 2023, 10.30am Morning Worship

led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Come in, the water’s lovely – Encountering God in rivers, seas and lakeside stories

3 Jesus Calms the Storm


Welcome and Notices

Call to Worship

Hymn – Sing for God’s glory (tune: Praise to the Lord Almighty (R&S 74))
         – Here is love, vast as the ocean

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer Family Time

Hymn – In my wrestling (my lighthouse)

Children and Young people continue in groups

Bible Readings – Psalm 84 read by Chris Temple
                         – Mark 4 v35-41 read by Mary Temple

Hymn – Will your anchor hold in the storms of life (R&S 598)


Hymn – What is our hope in life and death (O sing hallelujah)

Prayers for Others and Offering Prayer

Hymn – Great is thy faithfulness (R&S 96)

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.

Heathside Car Park
ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) has started and there is a new arrangement for free Sunday morning (up until 1 pm) parking for those attending this Church.

Please key in your registration number on a device in the foyer in the Church each time you are here. This can be on arrival or as you leave, which will help with congestion. The barrier will rise to let you out of the car park because your number will be recognised. In these early weeks of the new system it is still advisable to display your permit on your windscreen, available from the Welcomers

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.

Leading Worship elsewhere. Vivien Gerhold is at Godalming United Church and Andrew Gibb is at Cobham United Church this morning. Both are united URC and Methodist Churches

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.

Holiday Fun Club – Monday 24th to Thursday 27th July. Super Sleuths – investigating the heroes and villains of the Bible. For children in school years Re- ception 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 –

Blister packs for recycling can now be accepted again in the rack in the Forum, along with milk bottle tops and used postage stamps.


Please note that changes to this calendar will announced in the service or by email.

TODAYSinging practice after the Service for Recharge Wessex Synod Youth Camp continues until today.
MONDAY7.00am Early morning Community Coffee for commuters and passers by the Church – Last one before the summer break Boys’ 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) – Last meetings before the summer break.
TUESDAY9.30am Prayers for children and young people. – Last one before the summer break
WEDNESDAY10.45am Baby & Toddler Group end of term Service – all welcome!

8.00 pm Recharge – monthly mid-week cafe style worship
THURSDAY10.00am Refill – Bible Study and Discussion Group – mainly for parents, young children welcome – Last meeting before the summer break.

11.00am Mid-Week Communion Service in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. Zoom link: https:// Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118

1.00pm Lunch Club

7.30pm IT and Media Committee
FRIDAYCopy for the August Church Magazine should reach the editor, Kate Gray
NEXT SUNDAY10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry.

10.30 am All Age Worship with Baptisms and Reception into Church Membership led by the Minister—Jesus at the well.

Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday— Please see previous page.

5.30 pm Youth Group
UPCOMING23rd to 27th July Holiday Fun Club – Super Sleuths 29th July to 5th August Summer Camp 23

Please see previous page for further details