LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
NOTICES FOR WEEK COMMENCING 11th November 2012
INTROIT – ‘O Breath of God’ H&P 308 v 1
We warmly welcome you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Peter Wright who is leading our worship today on Remembrance Sunday.
Please join us in the Garling Room for refreshments after the service.
This evening 6.30pm – Songs of Praise led by Dr Christine Jones
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 dearly 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 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 Marks Tey Methodist Church.
Lest we forget – please pray for all service men and women. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.
PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)
Beacon House We are collecting for Beacon House throughout November. All donations are gratefully received and this month they have especially asked for Soap Powder, Instant (just add water) Hot Chocolate, Razors (preferably yellow or orange) and Biscuits.
There is a box in the vestibule for these.
Offerings for last Sunday: £352.99
Coffee Morning: £30.00
Friends International are seeking host families for international students over the Christmas holiday. Please see the poster on the notice board.
IBRA Daily Bible Reading Notes for Next Year
Light for Our Path 2013 at £8.75
Words for Today 2013 at £8.75
Please see Muriel to order your copy.
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 – We collected 40 shoeboxes. Well done to everyone! A big thank you to Jane and Avril for organising this.
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle with Ron Whitney
2:00 to 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer (please leave car park clear for Time for Tots)
10:00 – 11:30am Time for Tots
2:00pm – Care and Share at Muriel’s and Bill’s – please note the earlier time
Next Sunday 18th
10:30am – Morning worship – local arrangement led by Alan Beesley
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards
Christmas Coffee Morning at West Bergholt on Saturday 24th November.
10 am to 12 noon. Coffee, mince pies and stalls – all welcome.
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