Sunday 4th February 2024, 10.30am

Communion Service Led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

The Parables – The Prodigal Son. Part 2 The Older Brother

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 them please email –  or telephone us on 01483 763078.  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 –      I Will Sing Your Praises (Father God I Wonder)                       

Vagabonds (Come All You Vagabonds)

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Responsive Song –  Come Out Of Sadness (Come As You Are)

Children & Young people continue in groups

Bible Readings:  Taken from ‘The Message’

Luke 15 v11-24 read by Carol Glynn

Luke 15 v5-32 read by Rosemary Culshaw


Hymn – Just As I Am (R&S 364)

Prayers for Others &  the Offering Prayer

Hymn – Here Is Love Vast As The Ocean


Hymn – All Are Welcome (Let us Build A House Where Love Can Dwell)

Blessing & The Grace

You are invited to stay for refreshments after the Service. They will be served in the  Forum and in the Sanctuary.  Please do stay if you can to enjoy a time to meet and talk with each other.

Heathside Car Park.  Free Sunday morning (up until 1 pm) parking for those attending this Church. Please key in your registration number on a device in the Forum in the Church each time you are here.  This can be on arrival or as you leave.  The barrier will rise to let you out of the car park because your number will be recognised. 

If you would like to donate to the work of 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 is 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.

Care4Creation – Please take a look at the display boards in the Forum which are related to the recent worship series, the ongoing work of the Green Team and the Church’s environmental commitments. You may contribute to this funding through the card machine in the Forum or via the Church’s website.

Service of Thanksgiving for Murray Stuart – Tuesday 20th February at 3 pm.  All friends welcome, and also for refreshments at Chobham Golf Club, Chobham Road, Knaphill afterwards.  Please do not wear black.

Sunday 25th February – Lunch and Church Meeting.  There are sign-up sheets in the Forum today for lunch (to eat, and various ways in which you can help) and for childcare during the Church Meeting.   

Saturday 2nd March at 10.30 am (until 1 pm) – Christian Aid Changemakers meeting at Woking URC. See details in February Church Magazine with a click on booking link or go to

Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th April – Easter Holiday Fun. Three mornings from 9.30 to 12.30 for children in Reception to Year 5.  Priority booking opens today for the Church family. Please use this QR code.  For further queries email

Collection point for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary every Sunday. Items which would be appreciated by the York Road Project 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, individual chocolate bars, tinned goods; boxer shorts (new) – men’s small and medium. Your Sanctuary would particularly be grateful for tea, coffee, pasta, rice, tins of beans, veg, soups etc. Also toiletries, and new or nearly new unwanted items which may be sold on Ebay.

TODAY3.00 pm Woking Street Angels Commissioning Service at Woking URC. 5.30 pm Youth Group
MONDAY7.00 am  Early morning Community Coffee for passers-by the Church. Boys’ and Girls’ Brigades groups: Anchors and Explorers (ages 4/5 – school year 3) 5.30 to 6.30 pm. Junior Section Boys and Girls (school years 4-6) 5.30 to 7.00 pm. Company, Senior and Brigader Sections (school years 7-13) 7.15 to 9.15 pm.
TUESDAY9.30 am  Prayers for Children and Young People (Youth Room). 11.00 am  Bible Study (Youth Room). 11.00 am  Children & Youth Work Strategy Group. 7.30 pm  Elders’ Meeting
WEDNESDAY10.00  am Baby & Toddler Group.
THURSDAY10.00 am Refill – Bible Study and Discussion Group (mainly for     parents). 11.00 am  Prayers and Reflection in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time.   Zoom link:  Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry.  10.30 am Morning Worship led by David Fowler.   Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary open every Sunday – please see list on previous page.
UPCOMING Saturday 17th February –  9.30 am  URC Different forms of Ministry Enquirers Event on Zoom (see February Church Magazine). 10.00 am   Woking People of Faith Environmental Working Party on Horsell Common. Sunday 25th February – Lunch and Church Meeting – please see previous page

Please use the information on these pages about meetings and events in your prayers this week.