Sunday 25th October 2020

Live stream Communion Service

led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

BIG Questions part 4

This Service, broadcast live from the Church, can be found via Facebook – – or the front page of the Church’s website –   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 – .

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!

Although this Service is being live streamed from the Church there will not be a congregation at the moment.  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 or if you are unable to email telephone Dave Tuson on 07817 007780.

Welcome and Notices 

Call to Worship

Hymn – Come all you people, come and praise your maker

Hymn – Now when peace like a river (it is well with my soul)

Prayers and the Lord’s Prayer

Sign of the Week

Family Time

Hymn – One more step along the world I go (R&S 549)

Bible Readings –

Isaiah 11 v1-9
Revelations 21 v1-5 & 22-27

BIG Questions Part 4

Hymn–Is he Worthy

Prayers for Others


Hymn – I cannot tell (R&S 2656)

Blessing & The Grace


Join us for Pause for Prayer every Wednesday at 7pm on and

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 –

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 last month).  Regular giving can also be set up by these methods or by bank standing order.

Orders for 2021 Reform, Prayer Handbook and URC Diary are now
being taken. 
Reform for 10 issues is £29.50 (paper copy) or £18 (digital copy) – current subscribers have details; new subscribers please see
newsletter or contact or telephone Janet Collinson 01483 837920.  The Prayer Handbook is £5 and Diaries are £7 (£10 large size) – order from Joan Smyth – or tel 01932 343986.

Commitment for Life – Details of this appeal have been distributed.  If you have not received anything yet please contact the Church Office – or telephone Robin Gray on 01252 540568.  Please respond as you are able via the Church’s website, directly to the Church bank account or by cheque in the post.

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

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 –  – and you can also be signed up for the daily email which gives a Bible reading, a commentary and a prayer.

The Girls’ Brigade and Boys’ Brigade Zoom and the Prayers for children and young people will not take place this week as it is half-term.

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 –
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050   Passcode: WURCyouth

Wednesday – 11 am to 12 noon at the Church. Gifts for the York Road Project currently welcomed – fresh fruit and vegetables including potatoes, bottled water, cooking sauces, snacks, crisps and pot noodles or similar.  There is also a need for deodorants/ antiperspirants, shaving foam and razors, mens underwear (small & medium in size), PPE / hygiene products (anti-bacterials, gloves, masks & handwash) and the following clothing: men’s shoes (sizes: 7-11), – men’s and women’s jumpers & jackets, thermals (small / medium), hats, gloves & scarfs (unisex).

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:   Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-1118.

Friday – copy for the next newsletter should reach the editor, Kate Gray on

The Minister is on leave this half-term week.  Please contact one of your pastoral Elders, the Church & Community Worker or the Church Secretary in her absence.

Next live stream Worship occasions:
Wednesday 28th October –
7 pm Pause for Prayer
Sunday 1st November- 10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Revd David Netherwood.

Remembrance Sunday, 8th November – first Sunday Service with a congregation (also still live streamed) Due to social distancing, places will be limited and will need to be booked in advance so it is known who is going to attend.  Watch for booking details soon.