Sunday 18th June 2023, 10.30am

Morning Worship
led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Eco Series 2
Care for God’s Creation
Guest Speaker – Billie Anderson

Billie is from WEAct (Woking Environment Action), and is also a Campaigns Associate with Tearfund.

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 – All creatures of our God and King (R&S 39)
Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer
Family Time
Hymn – Shine, from the inside out
Children and Young people continue in groups
Bible Readings – Psalm 104 read by Ellen Harrison and Peter Howitt
Hymn – For the gifts of Heaven in the fields of Earth
Address – Billie Anderson
Hymn – God the maker of the heavens (tune: What a friend we have in Jesus (R&S 413)
Prayers for others and Offering Prayer
Hymn – All my hope on God is founded (R&S 586)
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.

If you are in the Church car park and are not staying for the picnic lunch or the survey session would you please vacate your space by 12.15 so that cars may be transferred from Heathside. Charges apply from 1pm at Heathside when the permit time runs out, but there are no restrictions in the side roads at that time.

Changes in Heathside Car Park Seem to have been delayed. Please continue to display Church permits, which are available from the Welcomers, until notified of different arrangements.

The Traidcraft Stall will not be open today. Back next Sunday to continue selling items before the stall has to close permanently.

Leading Worship elsewhere. The Revd David Netherwood is at High Cross Church, Camberley and Alison Sage is at Wonersh URC 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 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.

Exploring Resilience for Churches – Three Zoom sessions on Thursdays, 22nd & 29th June and 6th July from 7.15 to 8.45 pm. Poster in foyer with session details and how to book.

Encounter – Woking Youth Event – Saturday 1st July ‘What’s the point? Why You, Why God? An event for School years 7-10 3pm to 7pm, School years 10-13 6pm to 10pm, with various activities and worship to help explore the theme. Organised by Engage and Woking Churches Youth Workers, at Trinity Methodist Church. Theme led by Justin Brierley. Booking via –

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

Church Group at New Victoria Theatre pantomime – Peter Pan – starring Anton du Beke. A group reservation has been made for the 7 pm performances on Thursday 28th December with reduced price stalls seats – £24.50. A group needs to be at least 50 and the last day to book has been extended to Sunday 10th September. Sign up sheet in the Forum or book directly with Keith Bradley.


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

TODAYChurch Family Picnic in the garden after the Service, followed by the Great Big Green Week Litter-Pick
MONDAY7.00 am Community Coffee for commuters and passers by the Church 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) 7.00pm Glorious Grandparenting on-line session – see June Church Magazine
TUESDAY9.30am Prayers for children and young people. 11.00 Bible Study (in Youth Room) 7.30 pm Finance & Property Committee
WEDNESDAYFrom 10.00am Baby & Toddler Group Strawberries and Cream Coffee Morning – all welcome. 8.00pm Recharge (the monthly mid-week worship occasion)
THURSDAY10.00am Refill—Bible Study and Discussion Group 11.00am Communion Service with Prayers for help and healing in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. Zoom link: Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
FRIDAYCopy for the July Church Magazine should reach the editor, Kate Gray,
NEXT SUNDAY10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry. 10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister, Eco Series part 3. Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday—Please see previous page. 3.00pm T@3
UPCOMINGEncounter Holiday Fun Club—Super Sleuths Summer Camp 23 Please see previous page for further details of these events.