Notices 19 January 2020

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 19th January 2020

Introit ‘Day by Day, Dear Lord’ H&P 671

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Rev Ken Chalmers who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

Thinking of the homeless in winter. We will be collecting for Beacon House throughout January. All donations of clothes, sleeping bags, food, hygiene products and money will be very welcome. Urgent Needs – Coffee, Tinned Tomatoes, Fruit Squash, Mayonnaise, Men’s Jeans & Joggers small, medium & large, Toothbrushes, Stretch Cotton Boxers all sizes, Men’s Hoodies small, medium & large. Thank you

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 21st
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 22nd
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 23rd
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 24th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 26th January
11:00am – Worship led by our own members
Refreshments afterwards

6:30pm – Circuit Service here at Lexden

Future Event

Circuit Study Day at The Ark on Saturday 15th February. The theme will be the Gospel of John.

Notice From Circuit

The Circuit Stewards for Property and for Finance are currently in the process of organising the sale of buildings surplus to the needs of the Circuit. Should anyone receive a request for information about the sales or about the buildings themselves, please direct the enquirer to Edward Pentney on 01206 845659 or Geoff Wilcox on 01206 545083.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices 12 January 2020

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 12th January 2020
Covenant Service

Introit ‘Day by Day, Dear Lord’ H&P 671

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Rev David Moody who is leading our Covenant Service worship this morning in place of Rev Joe Adams who is unwell.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

New Year Lunch – on Saturday 18th January 12pm for a 12:30 start. Please make sure you add your name to the list on the notice board today.

Thinking of the homeless in winter. We will be collecting for Beacon House throughout January. All donations of clothes, sleeping bags, food, hygiene products and money will be very welcome. Urgent Needs – Coffee, Tinned Tomatoes, Fruit Squash, Mayonnaise, Men’s Jeans & Joggers small, medium & large, Toothbrushes, Stretch Cotton Boxers all sizes, Men’s Hoodies small, medium & large. Thank you

We have heard that Stephen Suthernwood has been moved into a nursing home in Dovercourt. Please keep him in your prayers.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 14th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 15th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 16th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 17th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Saturday 18th
12pm for a 12:30 start – New Year Lunch

Next Sunday 19th January
11:00am – Worship led by Rev Ken Chalmers
Refreshments afterwards

Future Event

Circuit Study Day at The Ark on Saturday 15th February. The theme will be the Gospel of John.

Notice From Circuit

The Circuit Stewards for Property and for Finance are currently in the process of organising the sale of buildings surplus to the needs of the Circuit. Should anyone receive a request for information about the sales or about the buildings themselves, please direct the enquirer to Edward Pentney on 01206 845659 or Geoff Wilcox on 01206 545083.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices January 5 2020

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 5th January 2020

Introit ‘Day by Day, Dear Lord’ H&P 671

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Jo Eckersley who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

New Year Lunch – on Saturday 18th January 12pm for a 12:30 start. Please add your name to the list on the notice board.

Thinking of the homeless in winter. We will be collecting for Beacon House throughout January. All donations of clothes, sleeping bags, food, hygiene products and money will be very welcome.
Urgent Needs – Coffee, Tinned Tomatoes, Fruit Squash, Mayonnaise, Men’s Jeans & Joggers small, medium & large, Toothbrushes, Stretch Cotton Boxers all sizes, Men’s Hoodies small, medium & large.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 7th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 8th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 9th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 10th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 12th January
11:00am – Covenant Service led by Rev Joe Adams
Refreshments afterwards

Notice From Circuit

The Circuit Stewards for Property and for Finance are currently in the process of organising the sale of buildings surplus to the needs of the Circuit. Should anyone receive a request for information about the sales or about the buildings themselves, please direct the enquirer to Edward Pentney on 01206 845659 or Geoff Wilcox on 01206 545083.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices 29 January 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 29th December 2019

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Ron Firmin who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

New Year Lunch – on Saturday 18th January 12pm for a 12:30 start. Please add your name to the list on the notice board.

Thinking of the homeless in winter. We will be collecting for Beacon House throughout January. All donations of clothes, sleeping bags, food, hygiene products and money will be very welcome.
Urgent Needs – Coffee, Tinned Tomatoes, Fruit Squash, Mayonnaise, Men’s Jeans & Joggers small, medium & large, Toothbrushes, Stretch Cotton Boxers all sizes, Men’s Hoodies small, medium & large.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 31st
Friendly Tea Club on Christmas break

Thursday 2nd
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
Time for Tots on Christmas holiday

Friday 3rd
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 5th January 2020
11:00am – Worship led by Jo Eckersley

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Circuit Study Day 11th January at The Ark. Further details and sign-up sheet to follow.

Notice From Circuit

The Circuit Stewards for Property and for Finance are currently in the process of organising the sale of buildings surplus to the needs of the Circuit. Should anyone receive a request for information about the sales or about the buildings themselves, please direct the enquirer to Edward Pentney on 01206 845659 or Geoff Wilcox on 01206 545083.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices 22 December 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 22nd December 2019
Fourth Sunday in Advent

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298

We light the fourth candle to symbolise love,
conscious that we are known and loved by God.

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Jonathan Sparkes who is leading our worship this morning.

Please note we will not be serving refreshments after this morning’s service because we need to get the church ready for the service this afternoon.

Today at 4:00pm – Carols by Candlelight
Followed by mince pie refreshments

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

Christmas Cards – as usual we are sending just one card to all of our friends in church. These can be pinned to the notice board in the Garling Room and there is a collection box for donations to ‘Action for Children’.

Christmas at Lexden – Please make a note of our additional services this Christmas Everyone is welcome at all or any of these services.
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24th December at 11:15pm – Midnight Communion

25th December at 9:45 am – Christmas Morning Service

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 24th
Friendly Tea Club on Christmas break
11:15pm – Midnight Communion

Wednesday 25th
9:45 am – Christmas Morning Service

Thursday 26th
No Morning Prayer today
Time for Tots on Christmas holiday

Friday 27th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 29th December
11:00am – Worship led by Ron Firmin

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Family Service at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) at 4pm led by Rev Joe Adams.

Notice From Circuit

The Circuit Stewards for Property and for Finance are currently in the process of organising the sale of buildings surplus to the needs of the Circuit. Should anyone receive a request for information about the sales or about the buildings themselves, please direct the enquirer to Edward Pentney on 01206 845659 or Geoff Wilcox on 01206 545083.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices 15 December 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 15th December 2019
Third Sunday in Advent

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298

We light the third candle to symbolise joy, knowing
that fullness of Joy comes from God alone.

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Rev David Moody who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

Christmas Cards – as usual we are sending just one card to all of our friends in church. These can be pinned to the notice board in the Garling Room and there is a collection box for donations to ‘Action for Children’.

We have received a card from Chris Nash and she wishes all her old friends well.

Christmas at Lexden – Please make a note of our additional services this Christmas Everyone is welcome at all or any of these services.
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22nd December at 4:00pm – Candlelight Carol Service

24th December at 11:15pm – Midnight Communion

25th December at 9:45 am – Christmas Morning Service

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 17th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club – Christmas Songs Sing-along

Wednesday 18th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 19th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
Time for Tots on Christmas holiday

Friday 20th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 22nd December
Fourth Sunday in Advent
11:00am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes

4:00pm – Carols by Candlelight
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Churches in Stanway invite you to Community Carols in Stanway Community Hall today at 4pm.

Love Stanway Lakelands Nativity on Tuesday 17th December at 6:30pm on Lakelands Estate Playpark, Martin Hunt Drive. Carols followed by mince pies. Come dressed as your favourite nativity character.

Family Service at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) at 4pm led by Rev Joe Adams.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices 8 December 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 8th December 2019
Second Sunday in Advent

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298 v1

We light the second candle to symbolise our peace, as we
eagerly anticipate the coming reign of the Prince of Peace.

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Rev Joe Adams who is leading our worship with Holy Communion this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

Thank you to Peter Howard who has agreed to be a communion steward.

Christmas at Lexden – Please make a note of our additional services this Christmas Everyone is welcome at all or any of these services.
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12th December at 10:30am – Crib Service

22nd December at 4:00pm – Candlelight Carol Service

24th December at 11:15pm – Midnight Communion

25th December at 9:45 am – Christmas Morning Service

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 10th
Friendly Tea Club Christmas Lunch at Berechurch Arms

Wednesday 11th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room
7:30pm – Circuit Meeting

Thursday 12th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.30am – Crib Service

Friday 13th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church
2:00pm – Colchester Civic Society Meeting

Next Sunday 15th December
Third Sunday in Advent
11:00am – Worship led by Rev David Moody
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Christmas Tree Festival at Lion Walk Church, Colchester. Trees will be available to view from Saturday 7th December to Saturday 14th December from 10am to 4pm each day. Our Friendly Tea Club have decorated one of the trees this year so do please go along if you are able – free admission.

Family Service at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) at 4pm led by Rev Joe Adams.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices 1 December 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 1st December 2019
First Sunday in Advent

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298 v1

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Eddie Lansdown who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

Communion Steward – from the start of next year we will need someone else to help hand out the bread and wine at our monthly Communion services. Please see Christine or Chrissie if you are able to volunteer. Thank you

Christmas at Lexden – Please make a note of our additional services this Christmas
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12th December at 10:30am – Crib Service

22nd December at 4:00pm – Candlelight Carol Service

24th December at 11:15pm – Midnight Communion

25th December at 9:45 am – Christmas Morning Service

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 3rd
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
7:30pm – Leadership Team meeting in the Garling Room

Wednesday 4th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 5th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 6th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 8th December
Second Sunday in Advent
11:00am – Holy Communion led by Rev Joe Adams
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Christmas Tree Festival at Lion Walk Church, Colchester. Trees will be available to view from Saturday 7th December to Saturday 14th December from 10am to 4pm each day. Our Friendly Tea Club will be decorating one of the trees this year so do please go along if you are able – free admission.

Family Service at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) at 4pm led by Rev Joe Adams.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices 17 November 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 17th November 2019

Introit ‘God of Almighty Love’ H&P 793 v1

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Rev Joe Adams who is leading our worship with Holy Communion this morning.

We are trialling our Hymnal Plus digital music box this morning. Please bear with us if there are any technical issues.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Child. Thank you to everyone who has contributed, If you still have money or boxes please see Avril.

Communion Steward – from the start of next year we will need someone else to help hand out the bread and wine at our monthly Communion services. Please see Christine or Chrissie if you are able to volunteer. Thank you

Envelope Scheme – please see Janet Bloxam if you would like gift envelopes to make your weekly offering. This is really important if you are a tax payer.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 19th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 20th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 21st
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 22nd
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 24th November
11:00am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Men’s Breakfast at The Well, Mile End on Saturday 23rd November at 9am. Guest speaker will be Rev Ken Chalmers.

Contemporary Worship at The Ark on Sunday 24th November starting at 6:30pm.

Christmas Tree Festival at Lion Walk Church, Colchester. Trees will be available to view from Saturday 7th December to 14th December from 10am to 4pm each day. Our Friendly Tea Club will be decorating one of the trees this year so do please go along if you are able – free admission.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.

Notices 10 November 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 10th November 2019
Remembrance Sunday

Introit ‘God of Almighty Love’ H&P 793 v1

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Anne Worker who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today please speak to one of the stewards to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Our dear friend May Walters passed away on 23rd October. Her funeral will be at the Crematorium on Thursday 14th November at 11am. Please keep her family in your prayers.

Please pray for our Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Child. Thank you to everyone who has contributed, If you still have money or boxes please see Avril.

Communion Steward – from the start of next year we will need someone else to help hand out the bread and wine at our monthly Communion services. Please see Christine or Chrissie if you are able to volunteer. Thank you

Don’t forget the Quiz Night in aid of Tearfund will be here this Saturday at 7pm. Please add your name to the list on the noticeboard and bring your friends as well.

Organ Music – we are truly blessed in our church because we have two excellent organists. However to test our digital music box we are going to have this playing during our service next week.

Envelope Scheme – please see Janet Bloxam if you would like gift envelopes to make your weekly offering. This is really important if you are a tax payer.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 12th
1:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club – Fish and Chip Lunch
1:40pm – Walkers meeting at the Coffee Shop, Highwoods

Wednesday 13th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 14th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots
11:00am – Funeral of May Walters at the Crematorium

Friday 15th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 17th November
11:00am – Holy Communion led by Rev Joe Adams
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Quiz Night in aid of Tearfund here at Lexden on Saturday 16th November starting at 7pm. Come as a team of 4 or join a team after you arrive. Please add your name to the sign-up sheet on the notice board.

Men’s Breakfast at The Well, Mile End on Saturday 23rd November at 9am. Guest speaker will be Rev Ken Chalmers.

Contemporary Worship at The Ark on Sunday 24th November starting at 6:30pm.

Visitors
If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks.

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Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.