Sunday 24th July 2022, 10.30am

Morning Worship led by the Revd Lucy Brierley and John Sinclair

The Lord’s Prayer and Perseverance in Prayer

John is undertaking training to become an Assembly Accredited Lay Preacher in the URC.  He is a serving Elder in this Church

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

The Church is fitted with a loop system.  The words of hymns and songs, and Bible readings etc are displayed on the screen. Bibles and hymn books in standard and large print are also available from the Welcomers.  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.

Welcome and Notices

Call to Worship

Hymn – All heaven declares, the glory of the risen Lord
              Seek ye first the Kingdom of God (R&S 512)

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn – Sung version of the Lord’s Prayer

Children and Young people continue in groups

Bible Reading – Luke 11 v 1-13 read by Peter Bryant
                          Philippians 4 v4-9  read by Janet Collinson

Hymn – Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (R&S 492)

Sermon

Hymn – What a friend we have in Jesus (R&S 413)

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn – Lord for the years (R&S 603)

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, or in the Church garden instead of the Sanctuary if fine. 

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 be open today after the Service.

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. The Revd David Netherwood is at St Andrew’s URC, Walton & Weybridge, Alison Sage is at St Paul’s URC, Bracknell and Sydney Shore is at   Maidenhead URC.

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.

Premier Christian Radio – Sundays at 9 pm.   All Souls in Praise introduced by  Noel Tredinnick and sometimes featuring the music and songs performed at the  Festival of Praise here in Woking in June.

Saturday – Sunday 30th – 31st July. 24-hour music marathon at Trinity Methodist Church, Brewery Road, Woking, to raise money for the Samaritans. There will be music throughout the day (and night!), music for children between 2pm and 4pm, and a Celebration Concert at 7.30pm.  To donate there will be collection buckets on the day and there is a justgiving fundraising page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/l-nye-24hr-music-marathon  Singers and musicians are welcome to join in at any time.  If you would like any more information e-mail Louisa Nye on louisanye@gmail.com

Training Evening at Petersfield URC.  Evangelism – why and how? led by Rico Tice,     author of the Christianity Explored course.  Tuesday 9th August at 7.30 pm (coffee from 7 pm).  To book – call 01730 266475 or email – minister@petersfieldurc.com

Origin Christian Bookshop at Christ Church Woking – Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 9am-3.45pm, Sunday 11.30am-12.15pm.  In need of second-hand book donations please – especially general kids books, cookbooks, general novels

WEEKLY CALENDAR

Please note that changes to this calendar will be announced during the Service or by email.

WEEKLY CALENDAR
TODAYWessex Synod camps for children and young people continue until today at Oakwood Activity Centre, Wokingham.
3.00 T@3
MONDAYBoys’ and Girls’ Brigades now on summer break until September
TUESDAYFrom 9.00 am with Breakfast and All-age Prayers for Children and Young People Summer Specials throughout the school holidays (except 9th August) NB not on Zoom.
7.30pm Finance and Property Committee
WEDNESDAY9.30am Holiday Fun – day 1
THURSDAY9.30am Holiday Fun – day 2
11.00 am Prayers for help and healing by Zoom only this week, followed by coffee and social time
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
FRIDAY9.30am Holiday Fun – day 3
SATURDAY24 hour Music Marathon at Trinity Methodist Church – see details on previous page.
NEXT SUNDAY10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister – The Parable of the Rich Fool
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday.  See list on previous page
3.00pm T@3
UP-COMINGWednesday 3rd August at 7.00 pm – Pause for Prayer and Worship live streamed from the Church
6th – 13th August – Summer Camp for children and young people at Youlbury Activity Centre, Oxfordshire

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