Third Sunday in Lent, 20th March 2022 10.30am

All-age Worship
with Brigades’ Parade
led by Revd Lucy Brierley

The Raising of Lazarus

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 –
 I will sing, I will sing a song unto the Lord (R&S 279)
               I’m special

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time 1

Hymn –
In my wrestling (My Lighthouse)

Family Time 2


Hymn –
You are here, moving in our midst (Waymaker)

Prayers Time & Offering Prayer

Hymn –
Lord the light of your love is shining

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 from today from the Reception Elder at the main Church door. Permits covering the remainder of March are still available from the Welcomers.

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. 
Vivien Gerhold is at London Street URC,
Basingstoke, Andrew Gibb is at Cranleigh Methodist Church and Sydney Shore is at Windsor URC 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.

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
TODAY5.30pm Youth Bible Study
MONDAY7.00am Early morning coffee for commuters and passers-by the Church
Girls’ 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
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
WEDNESDAY10.00 am  Baby & Toddler Group at the Church.  Please note that adult spaces are limited to 20
THURSDAY10.00 am Parents and child careres meeting together following on from The Bible Course
10.30am Prayers for help and healing in person at the Church and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time at 11.00 (NB times)
Zoom – link: https://Zoom.us/j/95986431118
Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118
FRIDAYCopy for the Church Magazine should reach the editor today.
SATURDAYClocks ‘spring’ forward one hour!
NEXT SUNDAY10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister – God rewards what is done in secret.
Collection point for food items for the York Road Project and yourSanctuary (Refuges) open every Sunday
UP-COMINGWednesday 30th March – second Lent Study on Zoom
Friday 1st April – second Lent Lunch at St Dunstan’s RC Church
Saturday 9th April 10am to 3pm – Spring into Easter – see details in March Church Magazine

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