led by the Revd Lucy Brierley
Believing and Belonging
Does the Church need me?
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 – email@example.com . 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
Hymn – Come people of the risen King
Isn’t it good to be with friends
Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn – I’m special because God has loved me
Jesus put this song into our hearts
Children and Young people continue in groups
Bible Reading – Psalm 139 v1-17 – Read by Carol Glynn
1 Corinthians 12 v4-31 – Read by Joyce Garner
Hymn – O God you search me and you know me
Hymn – Take this moment, sign and space
Prayers for others and offering prayer
Hymn – Summoned by the God who made us
Blessing & The Grace
NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS
Believing and Belonging – Leaflets about this autumn worship series are available in the Forum for you to take away to give to friends, neighbours, and relatives and to invite them to come ’back to Church’ with you.
You are invited to stay for refreshments after the Service if you wish. They will be served in the Forum and in the Sanctuary, or in the Church garden instead of the Sanctuary if fine. Please do stay if you can to enjoy a time to meet and talk with each other.
Heathside parking permits . Free parking every Sunday from 8.30am to 1pm. Ask a Welcomers for one to display in your car.
The Traidcraft Stall will not be open today or next Sunday.
Please contact Margaret Bradley directly for supplies or to place orders.
If you would like to donate to the work of the Church his 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.
Leading Worship elsewhere. Vivien Gerhold is at Cranleigh Methodist Church, Andrew Gibb is at St Paul’s URC, Bracknell, the Revd David Netherwood is at Elstead URC and Sydney Shore is at Windsor URC this morning
Forthcoming election of Elders. There is a box for completed nomination forms in the Forum. Spare copies of the letter and nomination forms are also available. Last day for nominations is TODAY.
The URC’s Jubilee celebrations will be happening in London on Saturday 1st October. Details of events that day can be found via the URC website: www.urc.org.uk or by using the various links set out below. Everyone is welcome to attend any part of the day. https://urc.org.uk/who-we-are/our-50th-anniversary/50th-anniversary-tickets/
Service at 2.30 pm at Westminster Central Hall:
Open Church House, Tavistock Place in the morning:
Walk from Tavistock Place to Westminster:
Please start to think about Christmas Gift ‘shoe boxes’. In order to support the charity ‘Link to Hope’ which distributes gift boxes to families and elderly people in Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria and Ukraine, boxes need to be ready by 30th October. Please pick up a leaflet in the Forum or see the page in the September Church Magazine. Marianne Basey or Ann Parris will be pleased to help with any queries.
Church group at the pantomime. A reservation has been made for Cinderella at the New Victoria Theatre on Thursday 29th December at 7 pm. Good stalls seats for only £18 (full price would be £34.50). There is a sign-up sheet in the Forum. Last day to book – next Sunday, 25th September.
Wessex Synod meeting at Woking URC on Saturday 8th October. Can you help with serving refreshments—morning, lunch time or afternoon, or giving lifts for short distances from car parks to the Church from about 9.30am and then in reverse at about 4.30pm. Please contact Morwenna in the Church office with all offers of help on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01483763078
5.30pm Youth Group
|MONDAY||Bank Holiday for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II|
11.45am Funeral Service for Andrew Stubbings at St Mary’s Church, Byfleet. Burial in Hersham afterwards. Friends of Andrew and Gill will be very welcome at the Service and for refreshments at Silvermere Golf Complex, Redhill Road, Cobham at 2pm where tea and coffee will also be served earlier while waiting for the family to join everyone at the committal.
|TUESDAY||7.00am Coffee for commuters and passers-by the Church|
9.30am Prayers for Children & Young People in person and by Zoom.
Link is :https://bit.ly/3fBbrv9
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
|WEDNESDAY||10.00am Baby & Toddler Group|
|THURSDAY||11.00am Communion Service with Prayers for help and healing in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time|
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
1.00pm Lunch Club
|FRIDAY||Copy for October Church Magazine should reach the editor, Kate Gray – email@example.com|
|SATURDAY||12 noon, Woking People of Faith Peace Day event in Mercia Walk (town centre)|
|NEXT SUNDAY||10.30am Harvest Festival Service led by the Minister *See below for list of gifts which would be welcome for the York Road Project or Your Sanctuary (Refuges)|
Lunch followed by Church Meeting. Sign-up sheets for lunch, to help and for childcare during the meeting in the forum.
|UP-COMING||Wessex Synod Gatherings to hear about URC General Assembly. Monday 26th September at Bracknell URC and Wednesday 28th September via Zoom. Both at 6.30pm. See details in September Church Magazine.|
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