Morning Worship led by John Sinclair
David Tuson, and Alison Warlow
John is a serving Elder and is currently undertaking the
URC’s Stepwise course.
David is the Church & Community Worker
and Alison is the Children’s Worker
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
The Church is fitted with a loop system. The words of hymns and songs, and Bible readings etc are displayed on the screen. As the Service is live streamed you (and / or your family) could be on camera as efforts are made to help those watching at home to feel a part of the worshipping congregation in the Church, if you have any concerns regarding this please speak to an elder or welcomer.
The wearing of masks during the Service and around the building is your personal choice. Please be mindful of those who wish or still need to be cautious.
Welcome and Notices
Call to Worship
Hymns – Come, now if the time to worship
Bind us together
Prayers of Adoration and Confession, and The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn – Jesus’ love is very wonderful
Blessing to the children and each other.
Children and young people continue in groups
Bible Readings – John 13 v31-35
Philippians 2 v1-10
Hymn – A new commandment, I give unto you
Hymn – Lord the light of your love
Prayers for Others and Offering Prayer
Hymn – At the name of Jesus
Blessing and The Grace
NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS
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. If you are in the Church car park and are not staying for lunch would you please vacate your space by 12.15 so that cars may be transferred from Heathside. Charges apply from 1 pm at Heathside, when the permit time runs out, but there aren’t any restrictions in the side roads.
Heathside parking permits – Free parking every Sunday from 8.30am to 1pm. Ask a Welcomer for one to display in your carThe Traidcraft Stall will be open today in the Forum after the Service and after the Church Meeting
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 will be a plate at the back of the Church for anyone wishing to make a cash donation.
Leading Worship elsewhere. Vivien Gerhold is at Windsor URC, Andrew Gibb is at St Mary’s Church, Guildford (Wey Valley Methodist Service), the Revd David Netherwood is at Elstead URC, Alison Sage is at Wonersh URC and Sydney Shore is at Maidenhead URC.
Christian Aid Week – has just ended. There is still time to contribute: Cash or cheques in envelopes in the Forum. Bank transfer to Church account – Sort code 40-52-40; Account number 00033567; Reference CA Week. Dona machine in the Forum. Church website donations page link to – https://donate.mydona.com/woking-urc
A ‘just outside’ Christian Aid Week event:
Saturday 11th June at 7.30 pm A Festival of Praise with Prom Praise Conductor, Noel Tredinnick and members of All Souls Orchestra. Tickets may be booked through https://bit.ly/3FL4sw9 or by telephoning Morwenna in the Church Office.
There is no charge but donations are requested for Christian Aid. (This will also be live streamed)
Collection point for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary every Sunday. Items which would be appreciated 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. breakfast bars, individual chocolate bars; boxer shorts (new) – men’s small and
Please note that any changes made after this order paper has been printed/circulated will be announced at the beginning of the Service or notified by email.
Do you look in your ‘Junk’? Some emails from the Church (which are sent via our iKnowChurch software) are arriving in ‘Junk’. Please check it regularly as these include service updates and duty rotas among other things
|TODAY||Lunch followed by Church Meeting|
|MONDAY||7.00 am Early morning coffee for commuters and passers-by the Church|
Girls’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 pm Explorers; 5.30-7.00 pm Juniors; 7.00-8.30 pm Seniors and Brigaders.
Boys’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 pm Anchor Boys; 5.30-7.00 pm Junior Boys; 7.15-9.15 pm Company Section and Seniors.
|TUESDAY||10.00am Prayers for Children & Young People in person and by Zoom.|
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
7.45 pm Christian Aid Quiz by Zoom – link:
To donate – https://donate.mydona.com/woking-urc
|WEDNESDAY||10.00am Baby & Toddler Group|
|THURSDAY||10.30 am Prayers for help and healing in person at the Church and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118 Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118 7.00 pm Woking People of Faith Platinum Jubilee Concert – Faith in Harmony – at Parkview Community Centre, Blackmore Crescent, Sheerwater|
|NEXT SUNDAY||10.30am Communion Service led by the Minister (instead of 5th June)|
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday. See list on previous page
|UP-COMING||Monday 30th May to Wednesday 1st June, 10.30 am to 4.00 pm – Petting Farm Event. Tuesday 31st from 5.00-7.00 pm Church Open Evening at the Petting Farm. Sign-up sheet to help in the Forum. Sunday 5th June – Pentecost and Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration Outdoor Service (seating provided), followed by lunch. No need to book for lunch.|