Notices Week Commencing 3 February 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 3rd February 2013

Education Sunday

INTROIT – ‘Holy Holy Holy Lord God Almighty H&P 7 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 Jane Allison who is leading our worship this morning.

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 the morning service.

Recording Ministry – If you do not usually receive a DVD of our services 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, Frank Faircloth, Rita Moss, Kim Ogden, Joan Rouse, Adina Salmon, Richard and May Walters 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 our church here in Lexden.

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

Valentine Lunch – this will be at our church on Saturday 16th February. There is no charge but for catering purposes please can you add your name to the list on the notice board.

Offerings for last Sunday: £233.80
Each: £123.00
World Mission: £140.80

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 5th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 6th
12:45pm – Holy Communion at Marks Tey. Lunch at 12:00

Thursday 7th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer (please leave car park clear for Time for Tots)

10:00 – 11:30am Time for Tots

7:30pm – Marks Tey Church Council

Friday 8th
1:00pm – Funeral of Father Rhys Martin at St Andrews Church Alresford

Next Sunday 10th February
Sunday before Lent

10:30am – Holy Communion led by Revd Jean Dane
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Chrissie Simpson

Future Events

Christ in the Wilderness – a series of five talks at St Leonard’s Lexden as part of the Lent Course 2013. Further details from Rosemary Elden on 01206 515245 or see the poster on the notice board.

District Dabble Day – Monday 18th February at Christ Church, London Road, Braintree. Worship & Workshops. There are further details on the notice board.

Lent Lunches at Wimpole Road on Tuesday 26 February, 12 March and 26 March – commencing at 12:45pm. Lent thought by Revd John Allison.

Daffodil Day – Monday 4th March at 2:00pm at Methodist Central Hall.

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’. Website : lexdenmethodist