Notices for Week Commencing 25 November

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INTROIT – ‘O Breath of God’ H&P 308 v 1

A very warm welcome to you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Revd Teresa Wynne who will be leading our service with Holy Communion 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, members of the prayer team 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 – The family of Rose Leek, Ron Bates, Rose and Peter Bobby, Florrie Cronin, John and Rosalind Hampshire, Nancy Leggett, Rita Moss, Kim Ogden, Joan Rouse, Adina Salmon (family bereavement) 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 Fingringhoe 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.

(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


Beacon House – Please remember that we are collecting for Beacon House throughout November. They have asked for Soap Powder, Instant (just add water) Hot Chocolate, Razors (yellow/orange) and Biscuits.
There is a box in the vestibule for these.

Sunday Morning Tea and Coffee Rota – 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 or speak with one of the Stewards.

Offerings for last Sunday: £287.72


Monday 26th
7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Club with Revd Christine Shillaker

Tuesday 27th
No Friendly Tea Club – Christmas Lunch

Wednesday 28th
7:30pm – Worship Leaders meeting in the Garling Room

Thursday 29nd
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

Friday 30th
12:15pm – Funeral service for Rose Leek
Additional parking available at Praiseway

Saturday 1st December
10:00am – Coffee Morning – Collecting for EACH

Next Sunday 2nd December
First in Advent
10:30am – Morning worship led by Dr Christine Jones
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Future Events

Taizé Evening at St John the Baptist Church, Iceni Way, Shrub End on Thursday 29th November 7:00pm to 8:00pm. Followed by refreshments.

EACH Christmas Carol Service at St Michaels Church, Mile End Road on Tuesday 11th December at 7:30pm. The Stanway School Glee Club will be leading the performance and there will be a retiring collection in aid of EACH. Please call Jo Colbert on 01206 848450 if you would like to attend.

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 : lexdenmethodist