Sunday 26th September 2021

Harvest Festival with Brigades’ Parade and
Rededication of the Children and Youth Team

Creation and Covenant
Let there be light!

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 these please email – .  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

Hymns –  R&S 124       We plough the fields and scatter
Come on and celebrate

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Act of Rededication – Children & Youth Work 

Family Time 1 – Creation: God’s good idea

Hymn – If I were a butterfly

Family Time 2 – Let’s get creative

Hymn – Tell me who made all of creation

Responding: Commitment for Life Harvest Appeal & Dedication of Gifts for the York Road Project

Prayers for Others & Song by the Children – Song of Kingdom Come

Hymn – You’re the Word of God the Father

Offering Prayer

Blessing & The Grace


Please continue to wear your mask, when moving around the building and for singing if possible.  While seated during the Service it may now be removed if you wish.

You are invited to have refreshments after the Service.  If fine, this will be in the garden, otherwise it will be inside

Permits for Heathside Car Park (free parking each Sunday 9.30-1.00) are available from Welcomers.

The Traidcraft Stall is open today in the Forum with a selection of Fairtrade goods and catalogues for orders.

If you would like to give to 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 will be a plate at the back of the Church for anyone wishing to make a cash donation or for Free-will offering envelopes.

Leading Worship elsewhere this morning.  Sydney Shore is at London Street URC, Basingstoke this morning.

The Bible Course – has started but it is not too late to join in.  The next sessions, will be on Thursday 7th October at 7.45 pm via Zoom.  Meeting ID: 835 9700 9666
There will also be a session at 10am in the person at the Church on the same days as the evening sessions.  The in person sessions are primarily for parents of younger children who are otherwise engaged in the early evening.    Course books are £5.  Enquiries for booking and the books should be directed to the Church Office.

Please order for 2022!  The Prayer Handbook (£5) and URC Diary (pocket £7 or A5 size £10) may now be ordered from Joan Smyth.  The URC magazine Reform in paper (£29.50) or digital (£18) format – 10 issues (no increase in price) – easy payment outlined in the September Magazine and enquiries to Janet Collinson.

Getting ready for Christmas!  A change of charity providing Christmas gift shoe boxes to Link to Hope means an earlier final date for bringing filled boxes – 31st October.  Leaflets describing what would be appreciated are available in the Forum.

Covid Vaccination Hub at the Church.   If you would like to offer to be a volunteer please contact the NHS volunteer coordinator, Nikki Kane, on or contact Tiny in the church office ( for more information. The volunteer shifts will be 3.5 hours long and you can do as many or few as you like. There will also be opportunities to volunteer to serve refreshments so do ask Tiny about that too.  

TODAY3.00 Big Questions.  Archbishop of Canterbury at Kingfield
MONDAYGirls’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 Explorers; 5.30-7.00Juniors; 7.00-8.30 Seniors and Brigaders Boys’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 Anchor Boys; 6.00-7.00 Junior Boys; 7.15-9.15 Company Section and Seniors
TUESDAY10.00  Prayers for Children & Youth Work  Zoom link is:

Meeting ID: 731 4656 0952
Passcode: n9Ym3A
THURSDAY10.00  Prayers for help and healing 10.30  Social Time Zoom link for both is: Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-1118
11.30 – 12.30  Collection of goods for the York Road Project
NEXT SUNDAY  10.30 Communion Service led by the Minister –  Creation and Covenant – The Fall, The Flood, The Tower of Babel
3.00  Woking Street Angels’ Commissioning and 10th Anniversary Service at St Dunstan’s RC Church, Shaftesbury Road
UP-COMINGWednesday 6th October at 7.00pm – Pause for Prayer live stream