Sunday 24th January 2021

Live stream Morning Worship
led by the Revd Lucy Brierley
Preacher: Sydney Shore CBE


Jesus calls the fishermen

Sydney Shore is an Assembly Accredited Lay Preacher in the URC and is a Member of this Church

This Service, broadcast live from the Church can be found via Facebook – www.facebook.com/wokingurc – or the front page of the Church’s website – www.wokingurc.org.uk   The Service will be available to see for several weeks as well.  If you would like some help to access either of them please email – office@wokingurc.org.uk .

This order of Service has been prepared so that you may fully participate at home and the sound of praise may ring across the town and many other parts of the world! The Services will also be recorded and if you would like an mp3 (audio) file sent by a Dropbox link by email every week please send a message to the Church office (as above).   CDs (Sermon and Readings only) and DVDs will also be available and can be delivered or posted to you. Please email office@wokingurc.org.uk or if you are unable to email telephone Dave Tuson on 07817 007780

Welcome and Notices 

Call to Worship

Hymn – All creatures of our God and King (R&S 39)

Hymn – Waymaker

Prayers and the Lord’s Prayer

Family Time and Sign of the Week

Hymn – I just wanna be a sheep!


Bible Readings –
Jonah 3 v1-5Mark 1 v14-20

Hymn – Will you come and follow me? (R&S 558)


Sermon

Hymn – Colours of Day (R&S 572)


Prayers for Others

Sermon

Hymn – O Jesus I have promised (R&S 509)


Blessing and the Grace

NEWS AND NOTICES

Join us for Pause for Prayer every Wednesday at 7pm on www.wokingurc.org.uk and www.facebook.com/wokingurc

After the Service today –  …an opportunity to ‘meet’ each other via Zoom while you have your refreshments.  Follow the link on the Church’s website or         Facebook page.
…at the same time an invitation to share in prayers led by David Tuson, Church & Community Worker.  There will be an opportunity to pray out loud or silently for anything which is on your heart.  Follow the link on the Church’s website or Facebook page or use the login – https://zoom.us/j/93577271257

If you would like to give to the Church this can be done through two different links on the front page of the Church’s website or Facebook page – Cafonline and Givt (a new method launched recently). Regular giving can also be set up by these methods or by bank standing order.

Prayers are very important, particularly at this time of  isolation.  If you would like to request a prayer or volunteer to commit to praying regularly at home, and receive a prayer list please email Morwenna at  office@wokingurc.org.uk

If you would like to listen to another Service…..the URC is sending one out at 10 am each Sunday morning which can be accessed at any time afterwards.  Just go to –  https://devotions.urc.org.uk  – and you can also be signed up for the daily email which gives a Bible reading, a commentary and a prayer.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 18th to 25th January
Today at 3pm – Churches Together in Woking United Service  – Theme:
Climate Change
Booking link : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/climate-changewokings-christian-unity-service-tickets135001415869

Monday  – The Girls’ Brigade and Boys’ Brigade Zoom meetings Age groups meeting at various times starting from 6pm until 8pm.
There is an invitation to all children and young people to share in this.  Parents – just send an email to:  girlsbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk  or boysbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk 

Tuesday – 10 am – Prayers for the Church’s work with children and young people.  An invitation to pray with Leonie Fisher, Children & Youth Worker for about half an hour.  Just follow the link –  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050?pwd=MzNWaS8ySGJMNElNSnVyV2dHZSsvQT09  
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050  
Passcode: WURCyouth 

Thursday – 10 am – Prayers for help and healing. 
A short Service as close as possible to the weekly gathering for prayers which was held at the Church.
10.30 am Social Time Chat Everyone welcome at either or both. 
To share in either via Zoom the link is: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118.   Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-1118.

NEW DAY, DIFFERENT TIME— Thursday – 11.30 am to 12.30 at the Church. Gifts for the York Road Project  Regular items welcomed – Jars of sauces for things such as bolognaise and curries, small UHT milk pots, fresh chicken or beef and fresh fruit and vegetables including potatoes.  Supplementary list – coffee sachets, pot noodles/snack pots, individually wrapped biscuits, bodywash, deodorants/ antiperspirants, shampoo/conditioner: men’s NEW underwear (small & medium) but no other clothing for the time being.

Church Meeting by Zoom on Tuesday 26th January at 7.30 pm  Church Members will have received details of this by now.  So that there is some indication of how many hope to ‘attend’ please ‘book’ via https://bit.ly/2LABfMb .Anyone in the Church family who is not a Member is invited to ‘attend’ but not vote.  Please contact – office@wokingurc.org.uk  if you are unable to book via the link
The Zoom link for this meeting is  https://zoom.us/j/98299903033  and you will be able to join from 7pm.

URC Youth (dis)ASSEMBLED.  2 fantastic free online events open to all young people age 14 to 25 with a connection to the URC.  Hurry—Bookings close on 27 January 2021.  All tickets are free but once they are gone, they are gone! https://bit.ly/disASSEMBLED
• Saturday 30 January 2021 8-9.30pm: Fun with ‘Folk On’ and Paul
Kerensa
• Sunday 31 January 2021 8-8.45pm: Worship (with rooms open for prayer, discussion or chat until 9.30pm)

Next Worship occasions:
Wednesday 27th January
7 pm Pause for Prayer
Sunday 31st January at 10.30 am – Morning Worship led by the Vivien   Gerhold and Andrew Gibb—Jesus cast out an evil spirit
Wednesday 3rd February 7 pm Pause for Prayer
Sunday 7th February at 10.30 am – Communion Service led by the Minister – Jesus heals Simon’s mother-in-law.

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