Sunday 21st April 2024, 10.30am

Morning Worship led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Training for Transformation: Spiritual Disciplines for 21st Century People

Scripture: Reading for Transformation

Welcome and Notices

Call to Worship

Hymns –      All Creatures Of Our God and King (R&S 39)

                        I Will Offer Up My Life

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn – All Through History

Children & Young People continue in groups

Bible Readings –

Deuteronomy 6 v1-9 Read by Rosemary Culshaw

Psalm 119 v1-16, 105-106 Read by Elspeth Carruthers

Hymn-  Thy Hand O God Has Guided (R&S 567)


Hymn-  Every Promise (From the breaking of the dawn)

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn –  Across The Lands (You’re the Word of God the Father)

Blessing & 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.  Free Sunday morning (up until 1 pm) parking for those attending this Church. Please key in your registration number on a device in the Forum in the Church each time you are here.  This can be on arrival or as you leave.  The barrier will rise to let you out of the car park because your number will be recognised. 

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 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.

Roofs Appeal.  The card machine in the Forum has been set up to receive donations and there is a link via the Church website –    If you have not received a pack about the project, and which also outlines alternative ways to give, please ask the Church Secretary at the door this morning.

Care4Creation – Please take a look at the display boards in the Forum which are related to the ongoing work of the Green Team and the Church’s environmental commitments. You may contribute to this funding through the card machine in the Forum or via the Church’s website.

Leading Worship elsewhere.  Vivien Gerhold is at Cobham United Church this morning.

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  breakfast cereals, squash, ketchup, mayonnaise, meals in a can and dried herbs & spices. Also toiletries, and new or nearly new unwanted items which may be sold on Ebay. All the donations are very much appreciated.

Woking Healing (HOTS) is offering training for individuals who would like to join their team, which offers payer to passersby in the town centre on the first Saturday of the month, from 1-3pm. Training will take place at New Life Church on Tuesdays 23 & 30 April in the evening. Cost c. £12 to cover cost of training manual, church leader recommendation required. To find out more contact Andrew Bates –  

Churches have been asked to publicise that Woking Borough Council and Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner elections are taking place on Thursday 2nd May.  A reminder that it is an important requirement for voters to show photo ID before voting at polling stations.  This Church is being used as one of the polling stations in Woking and Prayers & Reflection will take place on Zoom on that day at 11 am.

TODAY3.00 pm T@3 5.30 pm Youth Group
MONDAY12.45 pm Lunch & Talk – Vivien Gerhold’s trip to the South-West tip of Australia.                   Boys’ and Girls’ Brigades groups: Anchors and Explorers (ages 4/5 – school year 3) 5.30 to 6.30 pm. Junior Section Boys and Girls (school years 4-6) 5.30 to 7.00 pm. Company, Senior and Brigader Sections (school years 7-13) 7.15 to 9.15 pm
TUESDAY9.30 am Prayers for Children and Young People.
WEDNESDAY10.00 am Baby & Toddler Group.   3.00 pm  Graveside Funeral Service for Malcolm King at Addlestone Cemetery, Green Lane, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2TD followed by refreshments at The Cricketers, 32 Row Town, Addlestone KT15 1EY.   6.30 pm Wessex Synod Meeting by Zoom – link in papers to be found on website – 
THURSDAY11.00 am  Monthly mid-week Communion Service in person and by Zoom.       Zoom link:  Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118   7.30 pm IT and Media Committee
SATURDAY9.00 am to 12 noon – Gift Morning.  Call in for refreshments and bring your response to the Roofs Appeal.   11.00 Woking Debates (at Woking URC) – Why is there still famine?
10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry.    10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister – Joy: Choosing to celebrate together.  Followed by Church family lunch party.  Please bring your responses to the Roofs Appeal (if you did not come on Saturday)                   Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary open every Sunday – please see list on previous page.
UPCOMING Saturday 4th May – Wessex Synod Big Day Out at Hollycombe Steam, nr Liphook.  Details in Church magazine.   12th to 18th May – Christian Aid Week.  Wednesday 15th May at 7.30 pm Fundraising Quiz for Christian Aid

Please use the information about meetings and events in your prayers this week.