Led by the Revd Lucy Brierley
Harvest Festival Service
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org . 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
Hymn – All creatures of our God and King (R&S 39)
Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise
Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn – Hear the call of the Kingdom (including Bringing of the Gifts)
Singing Group – For the gifts of heaven
Children and Young people continue in groups
Bible Reading – Genesis 2 v8-15 – Read by Miriam Chapman
Mark 4 v26-29 – Read by Peter Bryant
Hymn – We plough the fields and scatter (R&S 124)
Address and Commitment for Life Presentation
Hymn – Praise and thanksgiving (R&S 48)
Prayers for others and offering prayer
Hymn – Glory to God, the mother of creation
Blessing & The Grace
NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS
If you are in the Church car park and are NOT staying for lunch please vacate your space by 12.15 so that cars may be transferred from Heathside. Charges apply from 1pm at Heathside, when the permit time runs out, but there are no restrictions in the side roads.
The Traidcraft Stall will not be open today, back next Sunday. Please contact Margaret Bradley directly for supplies or to place orders.
Leading Worship elsewhere. The Revd David Netherwood is at St Paul’s URC, Bracknell this morning.
Please start to think about Christmas Gift ‘shoe boxes’. In order to support the charity ‘Link to Hope’ which distributes gift boxes to families and elderly people in Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria and Ukraine, boxes need to be ready by 30th October. Please pick up a leaflet in the Forum or see the page in the September Church Magazine. Marianne Basey or Ann Parris will be pleased to help with any queries.
There will be a Knitting Fellowship stall selling items suitable for inclusion in boxes on Sundays 16th and 23rd October.
Churches Golf Day – Friday 7th October. Chobham Golf Club, Knaphill. Members from Churches in Woking and invited guests welcome. For more details please contact – email@example.com
|TODAY||Lunch and Church Meeting after the Service|
|MONDAY||Boys’ 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)
6.30pm Wessex Synod Area Gathering to hear about the General Assembly at St Paul’s URC Bracknell (refreshments from 6.00pm)
|TUESDAY||9.30am Prayers for Children & Young People in person and by Zoom.|
Link is :https://bit.ly/3fBbrv9
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
|WEDNESDAY||10.00am Baby & Toddler Group|
6.30pm Wessex Synod Gathering to hear about General Assembly by Zoom Link open from 6.15 – https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86837385881?pwd=RE9LUGM2V3Z6UlNiMExlVTlIcy9vdz09 Meeting ID: 868 3738 5881 Passcode: 248227
|THURSDAY||10.30am with Prayers for help and healing in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time|
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
|SATURDAY||URC’s Jubilee celebrations in London including Service in Westminster Central Hall – Postponed due to rail strike.|
|10.30am Communion Service led by the Minister. The United Reformed Church – our branch on the family tree.|
Junior Church Meeting after the Service
5.30pm Youth Group.
|UP-COMING||Wednesday 5th October at 7.00pm – Pause for Prayer and Worship live streamed from the Church.|