Notices for Week Commencing 14 April 2013


Notices for Week Commencing 14th April 2013

INTROIT – ‘Lord Jesus Christ’ H&P 617 v 1

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 this morning.

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

This Evening- 6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Revd Ruth Ridge

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 Requests – Ron Bates, Rose and Peter Bobby, Florrie Cronin, Rita Moss, Kim and Ruth 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 Boxted 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)


Mission Weekend – next Sunday. Men are invited to hear about this as well by joining the ladies in the Ladies Friendly Circle on Monday 22nd April at 7:30pm.

Offerings for last Sunday: £510.80DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 16th
No Friendly Tea Club this week
10:15am – Care and Share at Grace’s

Thursday 18th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer (please leave car park clear Time for Tots)
10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 21st

Mission Weekend

10:30am – Morning Worship led by Revd Gill College
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Colchester Civic Society invites you to visit to the Shard on Saturday 20th April. Pick up on Lexden Road at 8:15am. Cost £49.

Also to visit the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon on Wednesday 15th May. Meet at the top of East Hill. Cost, including morning coffee, £38.

Details of both these events are on the notice board

Lexden Choral Society invites you to come and enjoy singing Handel’s ‘Messiah from Scratch’. Saturday 20th April at St Leonard’s Church. See poster.

Synod on Saturday 27th April. The circuit has asked for more volunteers to assist with catering and dispensing food and drink on the day. If you feel able to help please contact Ray White on 729137 or Sue Wood on 212100.

Easter Offering Service at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Sunday 12th May at 6:30pm. Everyone 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’. Website : lexdenmethodist