Third Sunday of Lent 3rd March 2024, 10.30am

Communion Service with Brigades’ Parade Led by the Revd Lucy Brierley

Training for Transformation: Spiritual Disciplines for 21st Century People. Training vs Trying: the truth about spiritual disciplines

This Service, broadcast live from the Church can be found via the Church’s website – 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 them please email –  or telephone us on 01483 763078.  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.

Welcome and Notices

Call to Worship

Hymns –                      O Lord My God (R&S 117)

                                     The Splendour Of The King

Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer

Family Time 

Hymn – Teach Me To Dance

Children & Young People continue in groups

Bible Readings –

1 Timothy 4 v6-16 Read by Heather Manson

1 Corinthians 9 v24-27 Read by Irene Kalo


Hymn – Lord Of Creation (R&S 532)

Prayers for Others (& Offering Prayer)

Hymn – Lord Jesus Christ (R&S 373)


Hymn – I Want To Walk With Jesus Christ (R&S 367)

Blessing & The Grace

You are invited to stay for refreshments after the Service. They will be served in the  Forum and in the Sanctuary.  Please do stay if you can to enjoy a time to meet and talk with each other.

Heathside Car Park.  Free Sunday morning (up until 1 pm) parking for those attending this Church. Please key in your registration number on a device in the Forum in the Church each time you are here.  This can be on arrival or as you leave.  The barrier will rise to let you out of the car park because your number will be recognised. 

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 is 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.

WaterAid Lent Appeal – the ways to donate are listed in the February Church Magazine.  These include the card machine in the Forum this morning.

Care4Creation – Please take a look at the display boards in the Forum which are related to the ongoing work of the Green Team and the Church’s  environmental commitments. You may contribute to this funding through the card machine in the Forum or via the Church’s website.

Churches Together Good Friday Act of Worship and Witness in Jubilee Square.  Volunteers needed to help set up the Square with equipment and props, and clear away and also to act as stewards – please see John Sinclair or Miriam Chapman.

Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th April – Easter Holiday Fun. Three mornings from 9.30 to 12.30 for children in Reception to Year 5. Booking now open. Please use this QR code.  For further queries email

Collection point for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary every Sunday. Items which would be appreciated by the York Road Project 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.  Your Sanctuary would   particularly be grateful for  breakfast cereals, squash, ketchup, mayonnaise, meals in a can and dried herbs & spices. Also toiletries, and new or nearly new unwanted items which may be sold on Ebay. All the donations are very much appreciated.

MONDAY7.00 am Early morning Community Coffee for passers-by the Church.                     Boys’ and Girls’ Brigades groups: Anchors and Explorers (ages 4/5 – school year 3) 5.30 to 6.30 pm. Junior Section Boys and Girls (school years 4-6) 5.30 to 7.00 pm. Company, Senior and Brigader Sections (school years 7-13) 7.15 to 9.15 pm.
TUESDAY9.30 am  Prayers for Children and Young People (Youth Room). 11.00 am  Bible Study (Youth Room)
WEDNESDAY10.00  am Baby & Toddler Group.
THURSDAY10.00 am Refill – Bible Study and Discussion Group (mainly for parents). 11.00 am  Prayers and Reflection in person and by Zoom, followed by coffee and social time. Zoom link:  Meeting ID – 959-8643-1118   7.30 pm  Church in the World Group
FRIDAY7.30 pm  Woking People of Faith /Woking URC Eco Meeting at Woking URC.
SATURDAY11.30 am Boys’ Brigade Juniors leave for Competition Day at Southcote, Reading.   1.30 pm to 4.30 pm Generation Café with Craft Corner (NB new time) – Mothering Sunday flowers and Easter trees and crafts.
Mothering Sunday 10.00 am Prayers in the Vestry.  10.30 am Morning Worship led by the Minister – Slowing: Living an          unhurried life.   Collection point for food and other items for the York Road Project and Your Sanctuary open every Sunday – please see list on previous page.
UPCOMING 11th to 17th March – Big Plastic Count – please see full details in March Church Magazine.

Please use the information on these pages about meetings and events in your prayers this week.