Sunday 7th August 2022, 10.30am

Communion Service
Led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

C.S. Lewis and Telling the Christian Story

This Service, broadcast live from the Church can be found via the Church’s website – www.wokingurc.org.uk 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 – 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

Welcome and Notices

Call to Worship

Hymn – Before the throne of God above  
             Lord I come to you (Power of your love)

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Hymn – Father God I Wonder

Children and Young people continue in groups

Bible Reading – Acts 17 v16-34 – Read by Bruce McLaren
                        1 Peter 3 v 13-16- Read by Julie Roxburgh

Sermon

Hymn – I heard the voice of Jesus say (R&S 349)

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn – Lord Jesus Christ (R&S 373)

Communion

Hymn – I will sing the wondrous story

Blessing & The Grace

NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS

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.  Please do stay if you can to enjoy a time to meet and talk with each other.  If you would like to make a donation to the ecumenical Christian charity, Embrace, which helps marginalised and vulnerable communities in the middle east there are bowls at the serving points and also a line on the Dona card machine in the Forum.

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 in the Forum today after the Service, the stall will NOT be open on 14th and 21st August so please stock up today.

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 Stoughton Methodist Church, Andrew Gibb is at Cobham United Church and Sydney Shore is at High Cross Church, Camberley this morning.

Forthcoming election of Elders.  There is a box for completed nomination forms in the Forum.  Spare copies of the letter and nomination forms are also available.

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,   individual chocolate bars, tinned goods; boxer shorts (new) – men’s small and     medium.

It may be summer but it is time to think about booking for a Christmas pantomime.  A Church group reservation has been made for Cinderella at the New Victoria Theatre on Thursday 29th December at 7 pm.  Good stalls seats for only £18 (full price would be £34.50).  No need to pay until 25th September, but don’t delay booking.  There is a sign-up sheet in the Forum every Sunday.

WEEKLY CALENDAR

Please Note: Weekday groups for children and young people are not meeting during the school holidays

WEEKLY CALENDAR
TODAYSummer Camp for children and young people continues until Saturday at Youlbury Activity Centre, Oxfordshire
MONDAY
TUESDAY9.30 am Prayers for Children and Young People in person in the Youth Room and on Zoom Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050 Meeting ID – 738 7632 0050
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY10.30 am Prayers for help and healing in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
FRIDAY
SATURDAY12.45 pm Lunch and illustrated talk – From the Forth to the Tay.  Sign-up sheet in the Forum still open.
NEXT SUNDAY10.30am Morning Worship led by Sydney Shore CBE.
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday.  See list on previous page
UP-COMING30th August—1st September, Holiday at Home,
Booking Forms in the Forum.  Further details from David Tuson, Church & Community Worker.

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