Sunday in Lent, Mothering Sunday

27th March 2022 10.30am

Morning Worship led by Revd Lucy Brierley

God rewards what is done in secret

ORDER OF SERVICE

Welcome and Notices 

Call to Worship
Hymn –
 Come out of the darkness
               Bless the Lord O My Soul

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time

Sharing of Flowers

Hymn –
Seek ye first the Kingdom of God (R&S 512)

Children and young people continue in groups


Bible Readings  –
Matthew 6 v1-6
                             Mark 12 v41-44

Hymn –
Lord of creation, to you be all praise (R&S 532)

Sermon

Hymn –
I will offer up my life

Prayers for Others & Offering Prayer

Hymn –
Longing for light (Christ be our light)

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.

Heathside parking permits for the year beginning April 2022
are available today from the Reception Elder at the main Church door.

The Traidcraft Stall will be open today in the Forum after the Service—It is not too early to order your Easter Eggs!

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.

Leading Worship elsewhere. 
Sydney Shore is at Beacon Hill UR, Hindhead this morning.

Lent Appeal for WaterAid. 
Donations can be made in the following ways: By card from the Dona machine in the Forum .
By going to the Woking URC website and selecting the Dona link for Wateraid
By bank transfer to the Church account, reference Wateraid 4. By cheque, payable to Woking URC, with WaterAid on the back and sent either to Chris Temple or the Church.

Help for Ukraine – two appeals for donations

Christian Aid. The easiest way to donate is via their website –
https://www.christianaid.org.uk/appeals/emergencies/ukraine-crisis-appeal

Agents for Change.  A locally based small charity known to this Church and working for the past 30 years in Podriga, Romania, 30 km from the border with Ukraine now providing practical support and much needed love and care to Ukrainian Refugees. There are several suggested ways of donating.
1) Use the Dona device for cards in the Forum, select Donations – Ukraine
2) Visit the Church website and click “Give Online”, then select Donations – Ukraine
3) Bank transfer to the Church bank account, details on the “giving to the work of the Church” page of the website, and state Romania as the reference
4) Cheques – write Romania on the reverse and send to / leave at the Church
5) Cash – place in an envelope marked Romania and give to the Church Treasurer

Please note that donations will qualify for Gift Aid. If you are a UK taxpayer and using the Dona device or church website for the first time, please select Gift Aid after the donation amount and enter the details requested.

Easter Breakfast, Sunday 17th April at 9am.  Sign up sheets in the Forum today

The Church and Community Worker, David Tuson will be on leave all this week.  Please contact one of your pastoral Elders in his absence.

Do you look in your ‘Junk’? Some emails from the Church (which are sent via our iKnowChurch software) are arriving in ‘Junk’.  Please check it regularly as these include service updates and duty rotas among other things.

WEEKLY CALENDAR

Please note that any changes made after this order paper has been printed/circulated will be announced at the beginning of the Service or notified by email

WEEKLY CALENDAR
TODAYT@3 today has been postponed—it will return in April
MONDAYGirls’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30pm Explorers; 5.30-7.00pm Juniors;
7.00-8.30pm Seniors and Brigaders
Boys’ Brigade – 5.30-6.30pm Anchor Boys; 5.30-7.00pm Junior Boys 7.15-9.15pm Company Section and Seniors
Last meeting before the Easter Break
TUESDAY10.00am Prayers for Children & Young People at the Church and by Zoom.
Link is:https://bit.ly/3fBbrv9 Meeting ID: 738 7632 0050
Passcode: WURCyouth
7.30pm Property Committee meets
WEDNESDAY10.00 am  Baby & Toddler Group at the Church.  Please note that adult spaces are limited to 20
7.30pm Stepwise ‘Come and See’ event on Zoom (see details in March Magazine)
7.45pm Lent Course – session 2 via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83597009666
Meeting ID: 835 9700 9666
THURSDAY10.00 am Prayers for help and healing in ON ZOOM
ONLY THIS WEEK, followed by coffee and social time at 11.00 (also only on Zoom)
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
Normal prayer meeting will resume in person and on Zoom on 7th April.
2.00 pm Commitment for Life on Zoom.  Service of Thanksgiving for Central America led by the Revd Dr
Susan Durber. 
Meeting ID: 847 8865 5161  Passcode – 005333
FRIDAY12.00 Noon, Lent Lunch at St Dunstan’s Church, Shaftsbury Road
SATURDAY
NEXT SUNDAY10.30 am Communion Service led by the Minister – The anointing at Bethany.
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday
UP-COMINGSaturday 9th April 10.00am to 3.00pm – Spring into Easter, see details in the Church Magazine

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