Notices for Week Commencing 21 October

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

NOTICES FOR WEEK COMMENCING 21st October 2012

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

We warmly welcome you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Mike Bowstead who is leading our worship today.

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

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.
If you feel called to join our Prayer Ministry team please speak to one of the Stewards. We would love to have more people join the team.

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, Rose Leek, Rita Moss, Kim Ogden (in hospital), 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 Eight Ash Green 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

Sunday Morning Tea and Coffee Rota – we are preparing the rota for next year. If you are not already on our list and would like to help making tea and coffee after the morning service please add your name to the list on the notice board.

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal: – Please see Jane or Avril for a leaflet and/or a shoebox. We will continue collecting till the end of October.

Offerings for last Sunday: £391.85

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

THIS WEEK

Tuesday 23rd

Friendly Tea Club will not be meeting this week

Thursday 25th

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 – Round Table Church
If you are unable to attend Bible Study this week you can catch up on this session at Marks Tey on Monday 29th

Next Sunday 28th

10:30am – Morning worship led by Elizabeth Clarke
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