Sunday 25th June 2023, 10.30am, Morning Worship

led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Eco Series 3
‘Learning to Read God’s Book of Nature’

This Service, broadcast live from the Church can be found via the Church’s website – 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 them please email – or telephone us on 01483 763078. 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


Welcome and Notices

Call to Worship

Hymn – When morning gilds the skies (R&S 292)
            – Give thanks to Lord, our God and King

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn – If I were a butterfly

Children and Young people continue in groups

Bible Readings – Job 12 v7-13 read by Ilse Breukink
                            – Matthew 6 v25-34 read by Heather Manson

Hymn – Sing for God’s glory (tune: Praise to the Lord, the almighty (R&S 74))


Hymn – Love divine, all loves excelling (R&S 663)

Prayers for others and Offering Prayer

Hymn – You shall go out with joy (R&S 415)

Blessing & The Grace


You are invited to stay for refreshments after the Service. They will be served in the Forum and in the Sanctuary or in the Church garden if fine. Please do stay if you can to enjoy a time to meet and talk with each other.

Changes in Heathside Car Park Seem to have been delayed. Please continue to display Church permits, which are available from the Welcomers, until notified of different arrangements.

The Traidcraft Stall will not be open today. Back next Sunday to continue selling items before the stall has to close permanently.

Leading Worship elsewhere. Vivien Gerhold is at Weybridge Methodist Church, the Revd David Netherwood is at Sefton Road URC, Morecambe, and John Sinclair is at Beacon Hill URC, Hindhead this morning.

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 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.

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 tea, coffee, pasta, rice, tins of beans, veg, soups etc. Also toiletries, and new or nearly new unwanted items which may be sold on Ebay

Exploring Resilience for Churches – Zoom sessions on Thursdays, 29th June and 6th July from 7.15 to 8.45 pm. Poster in foyer with session details and how to book.

A new film – Jesus Revolution is showing until next Thursday, 29th June at the Nova Cinema in Woking. There is one showing each day – at 4.35 pm today and then 7.35 pm each evening. It carries a 12a classification.

Encounter – Woking Youth Event – Saturday 1st July
‘What’s the point? Why You, Why God? An event for School years 7-10 3pm to 7pm, School years 10-13 6pm to 10pm, with various activities and worship to help explore the theme. Organised by Engage and Woking Churches Youth Workers, at Trinity Methodist Church. Theme led by Justin Brierley. Booking via –

Holiday Fun Club – Monday 24th to Thursday 27th July. Super Sleuthsinvestigating the heroes         and villains of the Bible. For children in school years Reception to Year 5. Booking opens tomorrow, 12th June. Please book via or using the QR code to the right.

Woking URC Summer Camp – Saturday 29th July to Saturday 5th August
A great week away full of activities and Bible theme for children aged 8 – 11 and Youth aged 11 -17. Staying at Thriftwood Activity Centre, Brentwood. Booking via –

Vacancy for part-time Church Premises Manager at Woking URC. Tiny Colleer has decided to retire after 12 years’ service to the Church, and this post has now been advertised in various places, including the Church website. If you know of anyone who might be interested in applying an infor- mation pack with application form is available from Morwenna Jones, Church Administrator –


Please note that changes to this calendar will be notified during the Service or via email from the office.

TODAYHoliday Fun preparation meeting after the Service 3.00pm T@3
MONDAYBoys’ and Girls’ Brigade groups -Anchors and Explorers (ages 4/5 – school year 3) 5:30pm to 6:30pm Junior Section Boys and Girls (school years 4-6) 5:30pm to 7pm
Company, Senior and Brigader Sections (school years 7-13) 7:15pm to 8:45pm (Girls finish) and 9:15pm (Boys finish)
TUESDAY9.30am Prayers for children and young people.
WEDNESDAY10.00am Baby & Toddler Group
THURSDAY11.00am Prayers for help and healing in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. Zoom link: Meeting ID – 959-8643- 1118
FRIDAYURC General Assembly begins in Swanwick, Derby- shire (until Monday) it is live streamed from the web- site – – and there are daily updates.
SATURDAY3.00pm and 6.00pm Encounter for young people – at Trinity Methodist Church – please see previous page.
NEXT SUNDAY10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry.
10.30 am Communion Service with Reception of new Church Members led by the Minister
Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday—Please see previous page.
UPCOMINGSaturday 8th July from 9.30am—Generation Café. Monday 10th July at 6.00pm Girls’ and Boys’ Bridages Awards Evening
Holiday Fun Club—Super Sleuths
Summer Camp 23
Please see previous page for further details of Holiday Fun and Summer Camp.