Sunday 24th April 2022, 10.30am

Morning Worship
led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Doubting Thomas

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
Hymn –  Come people of the risen King
               You’re the Word of God the Father

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn – Sing a song, sing a joyful song

Children and young people continue in groups

Bible Readings  – John 20 v19-31
                             1 Peter 1 v3-9

Hymn – Now the green blade rises (R&S 243)

Sermon

Hymn – When I fear my faith will fail (He will hold me fast)

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn – We shall go out with hope of resurrection

Blessing & 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.

Heathside parking permits –
Free parking every Sunday from 8.30am to 1pm.  Ask a Welcomer for one to display in your car.

The Traidcraft Stall will be open today in the Forum after the Service

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.

Lent Appeal for WaterAid. 
Donations can be made in the following ways: By card from the Dona machine in the Forum .
By going to the Woking URC website and selecting the Dona link for Wateraid
By bank transfer to the Church account, reference Wateraid 4. By cheque, payable to Woking URC, with WaterAid on the back and sent either to Chris Temple or the Church.  This appeal will close on Wednesday 27th April

Leading Worship elsewhere. 
Vivien Gerhold is at Elstead URC, Alison Sage is at Cobham United Church and Sydney Shore is at Tadley URC this morning.

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 medium.

Wessex Synod Big Day Out – Saturday 7th May at Hollycombe Steam Fair, Liphook, Hants.  As well as the regular attractions like the steam fairground and railway, there are many other things to do and see throughout the day. Subsidised tickets now available (adults £8, children 3-15: £5.  Accompanying carers free.  Book via the Synod website – www.urcwessex.org.uk (it is one of the moving adverts at the top)

A reminder from the Vaccination Centre at the Church.  Boosters now available for anyone over 75 or others who have a letter from their medical practice.  Anyone else who has not had their 1st, 2nd or booster (3rd), and children over 12 also invited to come along Mondays to Saturdays (except Tuesdays).  If you would like to be a volunteer on the door or outside please contact –  volunteers.urc@gmail.com  To join the team of Church Welcomers offering refreshments please contact Tiny in the Church Office or on premises@wokingurc.org.uk

The Church & Community Worker, David Tuson will be on leave on Monday and Tuesday this week.  For anything urgent please contact one of your pastoral Elders.

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.

WEEKLY CALENDAR

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.

WEEKLY CALENDAR
TODAY3.00pm Tea@3
5.30pm Youth Group
MONDAY7.00am Early morning coffee for commuters and passers-by the Church
Joint Brigades’ Fun Evening
TUESDAY10.00am  Prayers for Children & Young People in person and by Zoom.
Link is:https://bit.ly/3fBbrv9
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
Passcode: WURCyouth
11.00am Children & Youth Strategy Group
WEDNESDAY10.00am Baby & Toddler Group
2.00pm Funeral Service for Margaret White at Woking Crematorium
7.00pm Wessex Synod Workshop on Zoom – Digital Discipleship part 1 (Booking information on Synod website – www.urcwessex.org.uk
THURSDAYChurch premises in use as a Polling Station
10.00am Wessex Synod workshop on Zoom – Digital Discipleship part 2 (repeat from Wednesday)
10.30am Prayers for help and healing only by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
FRIDAY
SATURDAY9.30am Enquirers’ Event by Zoom – URC Pioneering Hub (details in May Church Magazine and poster in foyer)
NEXT SUNDAY10.30am Communion Service led by the Minister –    
focussing Christian Aid
Stall after the Service selling handmade greetings cards—proceeds to Christian Aid (please bring cash; Dona machine also available for credit &debit cards.)
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday (see list on previous page)
UP-COMINGWednesday 4th May at 7.00 pm – Pause for Prayer and Worship – live streamed from the Church. Sunday 22nd May – Lunch and Church Meeting after the Service

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