Sunday 31st July 2022, 10.30am

Morning Worship
Led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

The Parable of the Rich Fool

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

Hymn – Come, now is the time to worship
              Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn – Holiday Fun Club Time Machine song

Children and Young people continue in groups

Bible Reading –
Luke 12 v13-21 – Read by Ellen Harrison
                           2 Corinthians 9 v6-9 – Read by Ronald Smith

Hymn – Come thou fount of every blessing (R&S 360)


Hymn – I will offer up my life

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn – All I once held dear

Blessing & The Grace


You are invited to stay for refreshments after the Service if you wish.  They will be served in the Forum and in the Sanctuary, or in the Church garden instead of the Sanctuary if fine. 

Heathside parking permits .
Free parking every Sunday from 8.30am to 1pm.  Ask a Welcomers for one to display in your car.

The Traidcraft Stall will be open today after the Service.

If you would like to donate to the work of the Church
 his 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.

Leading Worship elsewhere. Vivien Gerhold is at Knaphill Methodist Church and Sydney Shore is at St Andrew’s URC, Walton & Weybridge this morning.

Forthcoming election of Elders.  Nomination letters/forms have been distributed by email this week and paper copies (for those not on email) are clipped inside the August magazines out today.  Spare copies of the letter/form are available in the  Forum alongside the box for completed nominations.

Collection point for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary every Sunday. 
Items which would be appreciated 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. breakfast bars, individual chocolate bars; boxer shorts (new) – men’s small and medium.

Upcoming events at St Columba’s House, Maybury Hill, Woking.  Brief description of August and future events in the August Church Magazine.  For more information visit:

Premier Christian Radio – Sundays at 9 pm.   All Souls in Praise introduced by  Noel Tredinnick and sometimes featuring the music and songs performed at the  Festival of Praise here in Woking in June.

Training Evening at Petersfield URC.  Evangelism – why and how? led by Rico Tice,     author of the Christianity Explored course.  Tuesday 9th August at 7.30 pm (coffee from 7 pm).  To book – call 01730 266475 or email –

Origin Christian Bookshop at Christ Church Woking – Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 9am-3.45pm, Sunday 11.30am-12.15pm.  In need of second-hand book donations please – especially general kids books, cookbooks, general novels.

Accommodation urgently required.  A rental flat or house (1 may be 2 beds) in the Woking area for a 60 year old man, from St John’s Church, and an aged placid dog.  Enquiries to – Hein Velissarides,at or 07885 138771.


Please note: Weekday groups for children and young people are not meeting during the school holidays (except for Tuesday Summer Special – see details below)

TUESDAYFrom 9.00 am with Breakfast and All-age Prayers for Children and Young People Summer Specials throughout the school holidays (except 9th August) NB not on Zoom.
WEDNESDAY7.00pm Pause for Prayer and Worship live streamed from the Church
THURSDAY10.30 am Prayers for help and healing in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time
Zoom – link:
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
SATURDAYSummer camp for children and young people begins at Youlbury Activity Centre, Oxfordshire (until 13th)
NEXT SUNDAY10.30 am Communion Service led by the Minister
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday.  See list on previous page
UP-COMINGSaturday 13th August – 12.45 pm Lunch and illustrated talk – From the Forth to the Tay – all welcome.  Sign up sheet in the Forum (last day today as lunches – fish & chips, and variations – need to be booked).