Sunday 5th September 2021, 10.30am

Communion Service

Live streamed from the Church led the Revd Lucy Brierley

Groups for children and young people meet after sharing in the first part of the service.

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 – office@wokingurc.org.uk .  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

ORDER OF SERVICE

Text Box: ORDER OF SERVICE
The Church is fitted with a loop system. The words of hymns and songs are projected on the screen. Large print hymn books and Bibles are  available, and also printed words of hymns and songs which are not in the hymn book. There are flat cushions available, suitable as back rests. Please ask a Welcomer at the back of the Church for any of these.

The Bible is carried in (please stand)

Welcome and Notices 
Call to Worship 
Hymns
–  Lord I lift your name on high
                    Let us build a house where love can dwell
Prayers & The Lord’s Prayer
Family Time

Hymn  – O Lord all the world belongs to you (R&S 90)
Children & Young People continue in groups
Bible Readings – Psalm 146
                          – James 2 v1-17
Sermon
Hymn – 
If Christ has made no distinction
Prayers for Others and Offering Prayer
Hymn –
Christ’s is the world (A touching place)
Communion
Hymn –
Come set your rule and reign (Build your kingdom here)
Blessing & The Grace

NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Please continue to wear your mask, if possible.  Singing behind masks is permitted.

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 September issue of the URC magazine Reform is out today.  Please collect your copy in the Forum.  Orders for 2022 are being taken by Janet Collinson.

If you would like to give to the Church this can be done in a variety of ways. There are two different links on the front page of the Church’s website or Facebook page – Cafonline and Givt a new easy to use contactless device in the Forum and regular giving can also be set up by bank standing order.

It’s time to sit together again. The appeal for new chairs for the Sanctuary and Chapel is still open and there are four easy ways to donate:
1.  By Bank transfer to – Woking URC   Sort Code: 40-47-08  Account Number: 31890204   Ref: (Surname) – Chairs
2. By cheque payable to – Woking URC with “Chairs” written on the reverse. 
3. Credit Cards – using the contactless device on the left of the doors from the Forum to the Foyer.  Please select “Time to sit together”.
4. Online – using the link on the Church website and selecting “Time to sit together”.  This appeal will close on 10th September

Leading Worship elsewhere this morning.  The Revd David Netherwood is at Elstead URC and Sydney Shore is at Fleet URC.

Forthcoming election of Elders.  The box for completed nomination forms is in the Forum and will be there each Sunday until 19th September.  Additional forms are also available.

The Bible Course – first session, related to Sunday mornings, will be on
Thursday 23rd September at 7.45 pm via Zoom.  Books, price £5, may be
requested by email – office@wokingurc.org.uk or purchased in the Forum after the Service, payment can be taken by cash or card.  Reserve your place for the course also by emailing the office.   

Covid Vaccination Hub at the Church.  This will begin on Monday 13th September.  If you would like to offer to be a volunteer please
contact the NHS volunteer coordinator, Nikki Kane, on
volunteers.urc@gmail.com or contact Tiny in the church office (premises@wokingurc.org.uk) 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.  

 WEEKLY CALENDAR
TODAY  
MONDAY7.00  Synod NE Area Gathering at Guildford URC (refreshments from 6.30) 

Boys’ and Girls’ Brigades starting back at the Church on 13th September  Enquiries to:
girlsbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk or
boysbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk
 
TUESDAY10.00  Prayers for Children & Youth Work  Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050?pwd=MzNWaS8ySGJMNElNSnVyV2dHZSsvQT09  Should you need it – Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050.  Passcode: WURCyouth 
7.30  Elders’ Meeting
 
WEDNESDAYNo Pause for Prayer this week 
THURSDAY10.00  Prayers for help and healing 10.30  Social Time Zoom link for both is: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118. Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-111811.30 – 12.30  Collection of goods for the York Road Project 
FRIDAY6.30  Woking Street Angels’ 10th Anniversary Dinner-Dance at Gorse Hill 
SATURDAY 
NEXT SUNDAY  10.30 Morning Worship led by the Minister – The Bible – irrelevant, unreliable and outdated?

3.00 Woking Borough Council Civic Service at Woking URC – invitation only but live streamed from the Church via the website, Facebook page and YouTube.
UP-COMING EVENTSHarvest Supper – Saturday 25th September at 6.30.  To book a place please visit https://bit.ly/3gt3Foj or email Morwenna on office@wokingurc.org.uk

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