Live stream Communion Service
led by the Revd Helen Everard
As part of her training for ministry, Helen served a two-year placement in Woking URC until her Ordination and Induction as Minister of Wonersh URC in October 2019. She is also currently Chaplain to the two Moderators of the URC General Assembly until July 2022.
This Service, broadcast live from the Church can be found via the Church’s website – www.wokingurc.org.uk our YouTube Channel – www.youtube.com/channel/UCUfc8cYi_U8UX1elBV7biZg or via our Facebook page – www.facebook.com/wokingurc – The Service will be available to see for several weeks as well. If you would like some help to access any of them please email – firstname.lastname@example.org .
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!
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 email@example.com or if you are unable to email telephone Dave Tuson on 07817 007780.
Welcome and Notices
Call to Worship
Hymn – Jesus calls us here to meet him
Hymn – Give thanks with a grateful heart
Prayers of Praise
Assurance of Pardon
The Lord’s Prayer
Family Time “Staying Connected”
Hymn – Teach me to dance to the beat of your heart
Bible Readings –
1 John 4 v7-21
John 15: v1-8
Hymn – You are the vine we are the branches
Invitation to Communion
Prayers for Others
Hymn – Here is bread, here is wine
Hymn – Love divine (tune Blaenwern) (R&S 62)
NEWS AND NOTICES
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 – https://zoom.us/j/93577271257
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. Regular giving can also be set up by these methods or by bank standing order.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 – https://devotions.urc.org.uk – and you can also be signed up for the daily email which gives a Bible reading, a commentary and a prayer.
Monday – The Girls’ Brigade and Boys’ Brigade Zoom meetings
No Zoom meetings for Brigades due to the Bank Holiday.
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 – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050?pwd=MzNWaS8ySGJMNElNSnVyV2dHZSsvQT09
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
Wednesday (FOR THIS WEEK ONLY) – 11.30 am to 12.30 at the Church. Gifts for the York Road Project Regular items welcomed – Bottled water, jars of sauces for things such as
bolognaise and curries, small UHT milk pots, fresh chicken or beef and fresh fruit and vegetables. Supplementary list – coffee sachets, pot noodles/snack pots, deodorants/ antiperspirants, shaving foam/razors and men’s NEW underwear (small & medium) but no other clothing for the time being.
Wednesday at 7.30 pm – Zoom Quiz for Christian Aid The link is https://zoom.us/j/98792184735
Meeting ID: 987 9218 4735 (if you need it)
The Quiz Night giving page is
Thursday – The Church is being used as a Polling Station for the Borough, County and Police Commissioner election. Please do not come to the Church premises or use the car park all day and evening.
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: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118. Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-1118.
Friday – Items for the next Newsletter—please send to Kate Gray—email@example.com by this Friday.
Saturday 8th / Sunday 9th May – 24 hour Bible Read-A-Thon for Christian Aid. To take part and book a slot visit https://tickets.myiknowchurch.co.uk/gb/MTIzNC0yMg/t
To sponsor visit https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/24hourbible -or send a cheque to the Church, payable to Woking URC with ‘Christian Aid Sponsorship’ written on the back. All details can also be found on the Church website – www.wokingurc.org.uk
You can watch the ‘event’ all through the 24 hour period as it will be live streamed via Facebook and YouTube – accessed from the Church website – www.wokingurc.org.uk
Next Church Meeting – Tuesday 18th May at 7.30 pm via Zoom.
Origin Bookshop at Christ Church Woking is now open – 10am-4pm, Monday to Saturday. They would appreciate second-hand or unwanted general children’s books please. Please hand them in at the Bookshop.
Next Worship occasions:
Wednesday 5th May at 7 pm – Pause for Prayer (Christian Aid Quiz follows at 7.30)
Sunday 9th May at 10.30 am – Morning Worship led by the Minister and
Amanda Mukwashi, Chief Executive of Christian Aid
Wednesday 12th May at 7 pm – Pause for Prayer – extended worship edition from the Church
Sunday 16th May at 10.30 am – Morning Worship led by the Minister