Sunday 9th May 2021, 10.30am

Live stream Morning Worship led by the Revd Lucy Brierley and Amanda Mukwashi, Chief Executive of Christian Aid
Singing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land

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 .

This order of Service has been prepared so that you may fully participate at home and the sound of praise may ring across the town and many other parts of the world!

The Services will also be recorded and if you would like an mp3 (audio) file sent by a Dropbox link by email every week please send a message to the Church office (as above).   CDs (Sermon and Readings only) and DVDs will also be available and can be delivered or posted to you. Please email office@wokingurc.org.uk or if you are unable to email telephone Dave Tuson on 07817 007780.

Welcome and Notices

Call to Worship

Hymn –
Come all you people, come and praise your maker

Hymn –
I will sing, I will sing a song unto the Lord

Prayers & The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time – Amanda Mukwashi, Christian Aid

Hymn (and Signs) – All Shall be included in the feast of life

Bible Readings –
Psalm 137: 1-4
Micah 6: 6-8
Psalm 96: 1-13

Hymn –
O for a thousand tongues to sing (R&S 285)

Address – Amanda Mukwashi, Christian Aid

Hymn –
Beauty for brokenness

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn –
You shall go out with joy (R&S 415)

Blessing and The Grace

NEWS AND NOTICES

Join us for Pause for Prayer every Wednesday at 7pm on www.wokingurc.org.uk and www.facebook.com/wokingurc

After the Service today –  …an opportunity to ‘meet’ each other via Zoom while you have your refreshments.  Follow the link on the Church’s website or         Facebook page., or us02web.zoom.us/j/87697447181(opens in a new tab)    
…at the same time an invitation to share in prayers led by David Tuson, Church & Community Worker.  There will be an opportunity to pray out loud or silently for anything which is on your heart.  Follow the link on the Church’s website or Facebook page or use the login – https://zoom.us/j/93577271257

If you would like to give to the Church
this can be done through two different links on the front page of the Church’s website or Facebook page – Cafonline and Givt. Regular giving can also be set up by these methods or by bank standing order.

Prayers are very important, particularly at this time of  isolation. 
If you would like to request a prayer or volunteer to commit to praying regularly at home, and receive a prayer list please email Morwenna at office@wokingurc.org.uk

If you would like to listen to another Service…..the URC is sending one out at 10 am each Sunday morning which can be accessed at any time afterwards.  Just go to –  https://devotions.urc.org.uk  – and you can also be signed up for the daily email which gives a Bible reading, a commentary and a prayer.

Tonight at 6.30 pm – Christian Aid is hosting an online service. This is to celebrate its 75th Anniversary and will be a time of celebration, reflection and recommitment to the cause.  There is more information and a sign-up form on the website: https://www.christianaid.org.uk/pray/join/75-anniversary-service-sign

Monday  – The Girls’ Brigade and Boys’ Brigade Zoom meetings  
Age groups meeting at various times starting from 6pm until 8pm.
There is an invitation to all children and young people to share in this.  Parents – just send an email to:  girlsbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk  or boysbrigade@wokingurc.org.uk

Tuesday – 10 am – Prayers for the Church’s work with children and young people. 
An invitation to pray with Leonie Fisher, Children & Youth Worker for about half an hour.  Just follow the link –  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/73876320050?pwd=MzNWaS8ySGJMNElNSnVyV2dHZSsvQT09   Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050   Passcode: WURCyouth 

Tuesday at 2 pm – Zoom to Zimbabwe with Christian Aid.  Hosted by URC Commitment for Life.
To join Zoom Meeting:please use this link https://zoom.us/j/93023982876?pwd=QlRhTStDcGhtQ29vWUMybFdWLys4Zz09
Meeting ID: 930 2398 2876   Passcode: 750863

Thursday – 10 am – Prayers for help and healing. 
A short Service as close as possible to the weekly gathering for prayers which was held at the Church.
10.30 am Social Time Chat Everyone welcome at either or both. 
To share in either via Zoom the link is: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118.   Should you need it, the meeting ID is 959-8643-1118.

Thursday – 11.30 am to 12.30 at the Church.
Gifts for the York Road Project  Regular items welcomed – Bottled water, jars of sauces for things such as bolognaise and curries, small UHT milk pots, fresh chicken or beef and fresh fruit and vegetables. Supplementary list – coffee sachets, pot noodles/snack pots, deodorants/ antiperspirants, shaving foam/razors and men’s NEW underwear (small & medium) but no other clothing for the time being.

It is not too late to sponsor the 24 hour Bible Reading for Christian Aid.  

Please visit https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/24hourbible– or send a cheque to the Church, payable to Woking URC with ‘Christian Aid Sponsorship’ written on the back. All details can also be found on the Church website – www.wokingurc.org.uk

You can still watch the ‘event’ all through the 24 hour period (!), or selected parts, via Facebook and YouTube – accessed from the Church website – www.wokingurc.org.uk

Next Church Meeting –
Tuesday 18th May at 7.30 pm via Zoom.  Information has been sent to Church Members.

Next Worship occasions:
Wednesday 12th May at 7 pm – Pause for Prayer – extended worship edition from the Church
Sunday 16th May at 10.30 am – Morning Worship led by the Minister

Wednesday 19th May at 7 pm – Pause for Prayer 

Pentecost Sunday 23rd May at 10.30 am – Morning Worship led by the     Minister.  First Sunday with a limited congregation present.  Places need to be requested in advance, this can be done via https://bit.ly/3vGePeg  or by leaving a message on the office phone 01483 763078

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