Notices week commencing 23 September 2012



INTROIT – ‘Father we love You’ – SF 102v.1

We warmly welcome you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry, and to Revd Ruth Ridge who is leading our Harvest Festival Worship.

Please join us in the Garling Room for refreshments after the Service.

PRAYER MINISTRY – if you would like prayer for yourself or someone else, team members will be available at the front of the Church after this morning’s service.

RECORDING MINISTRY – DVD’s of the service are available.

If you do not normally receive one please speak to Stephen Suthernwood or ring him on 01206 540988 to obtain a copy.


PRAYER REQUESTS – Revd John Allison, Ron Bates, Rose and Peter Bobby, Florrie Cronin, John and Rosalind Hampshire, Rose Leek, Rita Moss, Kim Ogden, Joan Rouse and Robin Wilkinson.

PLEASE PRAY for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone who needs our prayers.

Please pray for our Minister Revd Ruth Ridge and all those who minister to the people of God, especially this week for Castle Methodist Church.


(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


A very big thank you to everyone involved in the Harvest Lunch.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD (SHOE BOX) APPEAL – Please – if you feel able to take over the receiving (at Church), storage and onward transmission of the boxes (to Kingsland Church) this year so that we are able to continue with this worthwhile mission please contact Peter.

Offerings for last Sunday : £384.00



Tuesday (25th)

2.00 – 4.00pm – Friendly Tea Club.

Thursday (27th)

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer (please leave car park clear for Time for Tots).

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots.

7:45pm – Bible Study – in the Church – parking available at Praiseway – please leave car park clear for The Civic Society who will be using the Garlng Room.

Next Sunday

10:30am – Back to Church Sunday

Worship led by our Worship Leaders. Children welcome

Future Events

Care and Share groups will resume in October – dates and times to be confirmed. Please see one of the Stewards if you would like to attend one of these sessions.

“Whose planet is it anyway?”

Speaker Revd Dr Chris Walton (editor of Green Christian magazine). This is a circuit event that will be held at Mark Tey on Tuesday 9th October from 6:30pm. The evening begins with a hot meal and costs £5.00. Please see poster on the notice board.

Celebrate the Faith

Saturday 13th October at Rivenhall Hotel. An opportunity to share in worship, enjoy testimonies, music and celebrate God’s word. See poster on notice board.

Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact Revd Ruth Ridge on 01206 242 183.

CHURCH NOTICES – items for the Weekly Notices to Christine Beesley by Thursday at the latest please. Telephone 01206 766604.

e-mail ‘christine.beesley’.

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Church e-mail : lexdenmethodist