Notices for Week Commencing 10 February 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 10th February 2013

Sunday before Lent

INTROIT – ‘Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God Almighty H&P 7 v 1

We warmly welcome you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Revd Jean Dane who is leading our worship with Holy Communion this morning.

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

Songs of Praise at 6:30pm this evening with Chrissie Simpson

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, 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 Marks Tey 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

Valentine Lunch – this Saturday. Last chance to add your name to the list on the notice board. Be here at 12:30pm for 1:00pm start. Additional parking will be available at Praise Way.

Ash Wednesday communion service led by Revd Ruth Ridge at Marks Tey at 8:00pm – please see one of the stewards if you would like to go and need transport.

Offerings for last Sunday: £310.42
Coffee Morning: £47.10

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 12th
10:00am – Walk – meet at Wormingford Church. See notice board or Derek Coe

10:15am – Care and Share at Grace’s

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 13th
8:00pm – Ash Wednesday Communion Service at Marks Tey

Thursday 14th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer (please leave car park clear for Time for Tots)

10:00 – 11:30am Time for Tots

Saturday 16th
12:30 for 1:00pm – Valentine Lunch

Next Sunday 17th February
First week in Lent

10:30am – Worship led by Mike Abbs
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

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.

“Love and Sacrifice” – Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Chapel at 3:00pm on Sunday 17th February led by Revd Ruth Ridge. Refreshments afterwards. Everyone welcome.

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

Lexden Methodist Church Annual Meeting on February 20th at 7:30pm.

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