Sunday 5th November 2023, 10.30am Communion Service

Led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

The Exodus – Set my people free Short memories and mumblings

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 –

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation (R&S 74)

You are here (Waymaker)

Prayers & The Lord’s Prayer Family Time

Hymn – By faith we see the hand of God

Children & Young People continue in groups Bible readings:

Exodus 16 v1-21 – Read by Rachel Lindstrom Matthew 6 v25-34 – Read by Sue Loudon


Hymn – Dear Lord and Father of mankind (R&S 492)

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

(Hymn: Father I place into your hands R&S 518)

Hymn – Behold the lamb who bears our sins away


Hymn – For all that you have done (to the tune of Auld lang syne)


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. For the time being it is still advisable to display your Church permit on your windscreen, available from the Welcomers.

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.

Funeral Service for the Revd Cecil Macaulay – Wednesday 15th November. This will be held at

10.45 am at Oak Chapel, Crownhill Crematorium, Milton Keynes, MK8 0AH.

There will be a reception following from 12.00 – 3.00 pm at The Cross and Stable Church, Stable Yard, Saddlers Place, Downs Barn, Milton Keynes, MK14 7RZ. Please let Lucy know if you would like to attend. Donations in memory of ‘Revd Robert Cecil Macaulay’ can be made to The British Heart Foundation directly online at

Leading Worship elsewhere. Andrew Gibb is at Weybridge Methodist Church this morning.

Lunch and Church Meeting on Sunday 26th November. There is a sign-up sheet in the Forum for lunch (to eat and to help) and for childcare during the Church Meeting. Ballot papers for the election of Elders will be available from next Sunday.

The Church Treasurer, Chris Temple, is away until 21st November. Please contact the Assistant

Church Treasurer, Jen Dickson in his absence concerning any urgent matter or payment.

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.

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.

TODAY5.30 pm Youth Group
MONDAYBoys’ and Girls’ Brigade groups – Anchors and Explorers (ages 4/5 – school year 3) 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm Junior Section Boys and Girls (school years 4-6) 5.30 pm to 7 pm Company, Senior and Brigader Sections (school years 7-13) 7.15 pm to 8.45 pm (Girls finish) and 9.15 pm (Boys finish)
TUESDAY9.30 am Prayers for Children and Young People (Youth Room). 11 am Bible Study (Youth Room). 7.30 pm Elders’ Meeting
WEDNESDAY10.00 am Baby and Toddler Group.   10.00 am York Road Project Photographic Exhibition at Surrey History Centre, Goldsworth Road (until 4 pm) – also open on Thursday and Saturday.
THURSDAY10.00 am Refill – Bible Study and Discussion Group (mainly for parents).   10.00 am ‘Working together for Woking’ – Voluntary Sector Fair at Woking Leisure Centre (until 2 pm).   11.00 am Prayers and Reflection in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. Zoom link: Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118.
SATURDAY9.30 am Generation Cafe with Craft Corner making decorative Christmas bonnets (until 12.30 pm).
NEXT SUNDAYRemembrance Sunday 10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry.   10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister.   Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday – please see previous page.
UPCOMINGWednesday 15th November at 8 pm – Recharge. Cafe Service – this month with Taize style worship.