Communion Service, led by the Revd Lucy Brierley
Judges and Kings –
King David, King Solomon,
Jerusalem and the Temple
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org . 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
The Church is fitted with a loop system. The words of hymns and songs, and Bible readings etc are displayed on the screen. As the Service is live streamed you (and / or your family) could be on camera as efforts are made to help those watching at home to feel a part of the worshipping congregation in the Church.
Please continue to wear your mask, if you are able, throughout the Service and while in other parts of the building.
Welcome and Notices
Call to Worship
Hymns – The Lord’s My Shepherd (I will trust)
As the deer pants for water
Prayers & The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn – For I’m building a people of power
Sermon (including Bible Readings – Psalm 51 v1-12 & Galatians 3 v21-29)
Hymn – To be in your presence & Jesus Christ, I think upon your sacrifice
Prayers for others
Hymn – Behold the Lamb who bears our sins away
Hymn – And can it be (tune: Sagina) (R&S 366)
Blessing & The Grace
NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS
You are invited to have refreshments after the Service in the Forum or at the front of the Sanctuary.
Permits for Heathside Car Park (free parking each Sunday 9.30-1.00) are
available from Welcomers.
The Traidcraft Stall will be open in the Forum after the Service. Advent Calendars on sale or to order.
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 will be a plate at the back of the Church for anyone wishing to make a cash donation or for Free-will offering envelopes.
Leading Worship elsewhere today. Sydney Shore is at Fleet URC.
The Bible Course – has started but it is not too late to join in. The next sessions, will be on Thursday 11th November at 7.45 pm via Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83597009666 Meeting ID: 835 9700 9666 There will also be a session at 10am in the person at the Church on the same days as the evening sessions. The in person sessions are primarily for parents of younger children who are otherwise engaged in the early evening.
URC Calendar 2022 features dozens of images from URC buildings, including one of Woking URC by our very own John Sinclair! It costs £3.99 and can be ordered from the URC Bookshop (https:/urcbookshop.co.uk/the-urc-church-buildingscalendar-2022/) or by passing your order to Morwenna Jones (email@example.com ) by next Monday, 15th November with payment via bank transfer – A/C Name: Woking United Reformed Church; Sort Code: 40-47-08; A/C No: 31890204; Ref: your surname / URC Calendar 2022.
Lunch and Church Meeting on Sunday 21st November. There are sign-up sheets in the Forum to book for lunch, offer to help and to give names for childcare during the meeting. Also, an apologies for absence sheet. The election of Elders will take place at the meeting. If you are unable to be present and would like to vote please ask the Church Secretary for a ballot paper.
Helping to make Sundays happen – if you are willing to act as a Welcomer, serve refreshments or read the Bible in the Service please contact Morwenna – firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message on 01483 763078.
Covid Vaccination Hub at the Church. If you would like to offer to be a volunteer please contact the NHS volunteer coordinator, Nikki Kane, on email@example.com or contact Tiny in the church office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information. The volunteer shifts will be 3.5 hours and there are opportunities to volunteer to serve refreshments so do ask Tiny about that too.
|TODAY||4.00 pm Remembering Service to give thanks for the lives of those who have died in the past 18+ months, and earlier, and to reflect on the effects of the pandemic. Parking charges in Heathside apply but no restrictions in side roads. This Service will be live streamed but the congregation will not be in view.|
5.45 pm FURY (11+ and teens) Evening Group
|MONDAY||2.00pm Knitting Fellowship (meeting in the Youth Room)|
Girls’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 Explorers; 5.30-7.00 Juniors; 7.00-8.30 Seniors and Brigaders
Boys’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30 Anchor Boys; 6.00-7.00 Junior Boys 7.15-9.15 Company Section and Seniors
|TUESDAY||10.00am Prayers for Children & Young People – Zoom link is:|
Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
|WEDNESDAY||10.00am Baby & Toddler Group meeting at the Church. No need to book, but adult spaces are limited to 20 at present.|
|THURSDAY||10.00am Prayers for help and healing followed by coffee and social time at 10.30 Participation via Zoom only this week – link for both is: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118. Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-1118|
|FRIDAY||Funeral Service for Janette Skelly at Woking Crematorium. Please contact the Minister or Vivien Gerhold for details if you would like to attend.|
|SATURDAY||7.30 pm Woking Street Angels’ 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert at this Church. Please visit https://bit.ly/3D86LH2 to book. £6 ticket payment available via the contactless machine in the Forum.|
|NEXT SUNDAY||Remembrance Sunday 10.30 am Morning Worship led by Sydney Shore CBE and Justin Brierley – Exile and Prophets – The Divided Kingdom, Elijah and Jonah|
Stall after the Service selling goods made in Zambia in aid of a project in the Lusaka Presbytery of the United Church which is linked with the URC Wessex Synod.
Collection of goods for the York Road Project now happens each Sunday – list of what would be appreciated is in the November Magazine.
|UP-COMING||Sunday 21st November 12.30 approx Lunch followed by Church Meeting – see previous page|
3.00 pm Musicians and Singers – ‘taster’ gathering