Notices for week commencing 14 October

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

NOTICES FOR WEEK COMMENCING 14th October 2012

INTROIT – ‘Spirit of the Living God’ – SF 511

A very warm welcome to you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Meryle Longley who is leading our worship today.

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

Songs of Praise – 6:30pm this evening. Led by Grace and Gerald.
All are welcome.

Prayer Ministry – if you would like a 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

Prayer Requests – Ron Bates, Rose and Peter Bobby, Florrie Cronin, John and Rosalind Hampshire, Nancy Leggett (recovering from surgery), Rose Leek, Rita Moss, Kim Ogden, Joan Rouse and Robin Wilkinson.

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

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)

GENERAL NOTICES

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal: – Please see Jane or Avril for a leaflet and/or a shoebox.
A very big thank you to those who have already brought in full shoe boxes or items to fill boxes. We will continue collecting till the end of October.
If you are keen on knitting we have patterns for mittens and finger puppets.

Offerings for last Sunday: £353.00
Benevolence Fund: £3.40
Coffee Morning: £50.00
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

THIS WEEK

Monday 15th
7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Learn to Crochet

Tuesday 16th
2.00 – 4.00pm – Friendly Tea Club.

Wednesday 17th
7:45pm – Church Council Meeting
We shall be discussing the Joint Statement of Intent and have invited our friends from Marks Tey to join us.

Thursday 18th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer (please leave car park clear for Time for Tots).

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots.

2:30pm – Care and Share at Bill’s and Muriel’s

7:30pm – The Gideons will be using the Garling Room

Next Sunday 21st

10:30am – Morning worship led by Mike Bowstead
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Future Events

Light a Candle Service – Thursday 1st November at 7:30pm
West Bergholt Methodist Church
A Service for all who have lost loved ones.

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’.

Church Website : www.lexden.org.uk

Church e-mail : lexdenmethodist