Notices for Week Commencing 16 June 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 9th June 2013

Methodist Homes Sunday

INTROIT‘Day by Day Dear Lord’ H&P 671

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 for refreshments in the Garling Room after the Service.

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

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 Wimpole Road 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

Beacon House urgently needs more volunteers. If you are able to give four hours a week on a regular basis between 10:00am and 2:00pm please call them on 761960.

Step Forward – bible study course is being run at Castle Church at on Wednesday evenings. This week it will start at 5:30pm. For more information see Jane Groves or call John Allison on 793888 or Charlie Connor on 866622.

Offerings for Sunday 26th May: £236.10

Offerings for last Sunday: £332.00

Coffee Morning: £41.00

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 11th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 13th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 16th

10:30am – Holy Communion led by Revd Ruth Ridge

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Colne Valley Praise – “Evangelising the Colne Valley” on Saturday 15th June at 5:00pm at The Baptist Church, Hedingham Road, Halstead. Guest speaker will be Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford. Everyone welcome to join in the worship and celebration. Details on the notice board or see Alan Beesley

Friends International – prayer breakfast on Saturday 29th June starting at 9:00am at the Wivenhoe campus of Essex University. Contact Linda Pepper on 01473 270996 if you are able to attend. See their newsletter on the notice board.

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.

Joint Church picnic with Marks Tey on Saturday 17th August starting at 12 noon. There will be a shared lunch followed by fun and activities in the Marks Tey garden. More details nearer the time.

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