Sunday 17th October 2021, 10.30am

Morning Worship led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Exodus and the Promised Land
The Torah, the Burning Bush, the Exodus and the Passover

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  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 these 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

Welcome and Notices 
Call to Worship
Hymns –
Your love is amazing
               
Christ be in my waking
Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer
Family Time
Hymn –
Moses I know you’re the man (R&S 547)
Bible Readings –
Exodus 3 v1-15
                         –
Exodus 12 v21-27
Hymn –
Do not be afraid (R&S 591)
Sermon
Hymn –
By faith we see the hand of God
Prayers for Others
The Offering
Hymn –
O Jesus I have promised (tune Hatherop Castle, R&S 509)
Blessing & The Grace

NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Please continue to wear your mask, when moving around the building and for singing if possible.  While seated during the Service it may now be removed if you wish.

You are invited to have refreshments after the Service.

The Traidcraft Stall is open today in the Forum with a selection of fairtrade goods and catalogues for orders. Stock up today please as the stall will not be open next Sunday.
The Traidcraft Stall is open 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 today.  Andrew Gibb is at Stoughton Methodist Church, the Revd David Netherwood is at Fleet URC and Sydney Shore is at Windsor URC.

Commitment for Life –
this URC world development appeal will run through October.  If you have not yet received details please contact one of your pastoral Elders.  There are spare copies of the booklet in the Forum, and gift envelopes if you would like to donate that way.  The Dona machine for card giving is available in the Forum today.

The Bible Course – 
has started but it is not too late to join in.  The next sessions, will be on
Thursday 21st October at 7.45 pm via Zoom.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83597009666  Meeting ID: 835 9700 9666
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.    Course books are £5.  Enquiries for booking and the books should be directed to the Church Office.

Orders for 2022! Prayer Handbook (£5) – order from Joan Smyth by 31st October
The URC magazine Reform in paper (£29.50) or digital (£18.00) format – 10 issues (no price increase) easy payment outlined in the Magazine and enquiries to Janet Collinson – order by 23rd October.

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.  There will be a Knitting Fellowship Stall today selling items suitable for the gift shoe boxes.

Covid Vaccination Hub at the Church.   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 and there are opportunities to volunteer to serve refreshments so do ask Tiny about that too.

Could you help with refreshments on a Sunday or be a Welcomer? This is just a monthly commitment if more people join in and is an important part of the Church’s life in making everyone feel welcome.  We are in particular need of volunteers for serving coffee on Sunday mornings. 
Please contact Morwenna in the Church office if you feel this is something you could do – office@wokingurc.org.uk – or speak to the Minister or Church Secretary at the door this morning.

WEEKLY CALENDAR

 WEEKLYCALENDAR
TODAYKnitting Fellowship Stall in the foyer selling items suitable for including in Christmas gift shoe boxes
5.45-7.30 FURY (11+ and teens) evening group
MONDAY7.00 am Early morning coffee for commuters and passers by the Church
Girls’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 Explorers; 5.30-7.00 Juniors;7.00-8.30 Seniors and Brigaders
Boys’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 Anchor Boys; 6.00-7.00 Junior Boys 7.15-9.15 Company Section and Seniors
TUESDAY10.00am Prayers for Children & Youth Work NEW Zoom link is:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050?pwd=MzNWaS8ySGJMNElNSnVyV2dHZSsvQT09
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
Passcode: WURCyouth
WEDNESDAY10.00am Baby & Toddler Group meeting at the Church.  Booking is requested.  Please book via   https://bit.ly/2XbDZGd
7.00 pm Pause for Prayer live streamed
THURSDAY10.00 am Bible Course – session 3 at the Church – see details on previous page 10.00am Prayers for help and healing in person at the Church followed by coffee and social time at 10.30   Participation via Zoom also available – link for both is: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118. Should you need it, the
meeting ID is 959-8643-1118
11.30am – 12.30 Collection of goods for the York Road Project
7.45 pm Bible Course – session 3 via Zoom – see details on previous page
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
NEXT SUNDAY10.30 Morning Worship led by the Minister –Exodus and the Promised Land – The Law, The Tabernacle, The Sacrifices and The Promised Land
UP-COMINGSunday 31st OctoberThe Big Night In – 4.00-6.00 for up to school year 6 (with parents); 5.30-8.30 for school years 7-13. 
Sunday 7th November at 4 pm – Remembering Service for those who have died during the past 18+ months and to reflect on the
effects of the pandemic
Saturday 13th November at 7 pm – Woking Street Angels’ 10th
Anniversary Celebration Concert at this Church  

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