Notices for Week Commencing 2 June 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 2nd June 2013

INTROIT – ‘Day by Day Dear Lord’ H&P 671

We warmly welcome you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Elizabeth Clarke who is leading our worship this morning.

Please join us for refreshments in the Garling Room 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 – Rose & Peter Bobby, Charles & Florrie Cronin, Rita Moss, Kim & Ruth Ogden, Joan Rouse, Richard & 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 Mersea 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

Communion Services – there is a list of midweek services on the notice board. This week there is a Communion Service at Marks Tey led by Revd Ruth Ridge on Wednesday 5th June starting at 12:45pm. This follows the lunch at 12noon.

Step Forward – the course is being run at Castle Church at 6.00pm on Wednesday evenings. For more information call John Allison on 793888 or Charlie Connor on 866622. See poster on notice board.

Offerings for last Sunday: This will be announced at a later date.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 3rd

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker – David Ablewhite

Tuesday 4th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 6th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer (please leave the car park for Time for Tots)

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 9th June

Methodist Homes Sunday

10:30am – Morning Worship led by Jane Allison
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Gerald and Grace Daldry

Future Events

Action for Children – ‘Step out for Children’ – sponsored walk on Saturday 15th June starting at 10:00am from Mersea Methodist Church. Contact Keith Thompson on 844252 for a sponsor form.

Farewell worship with Richard and Katy Smith on Sunday 14th July at 6:30pm at St Margaret’s Church, Mersea Road, Berechurch.

Circuit Farewell Service for John and Jane Allison on Sunday 28th July at 6:30pm at Wimpole Road Methodist Church.

Circuit Welcome Service to Alan and Janet Jenkins on Sunday 8th September at 6:30pm at Wimpole Road Methodist Church.

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