Notices for Week Commencing 23 June 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 23rd June 2013

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 Joanne Eckersley who is leading our worship today.

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, David Sainty, 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 Castle 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

Methodist Homes Envelopes – please return today. Don’t forget to fill in the ‘Gift Aid’ details if you are a tax payer.

Evening Service – this evening at 6:30pm at Marks Tey. Worship led by Margaret Potter who will be talking about child labour and trafficking in the chocolate industry. Everyone welcome. Please see one of the Stewards if you would like a lift.

Offerings for last Sunday: £371.00
Benevolent Fund: £4.80

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 25th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 27th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 30th

10:30am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Future Events

Songs of Praise – at Fingringhoe Methodist Chapel on Sunday 30th June at 3:00pm. Everyone welcome. Please speak with one of the Stewards if you would like a lift.

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.

Summer Picnic at Marks Tey Methodist Church on Saturday 17th August starting at 12 noon. This is a joint church event and we would like to see as many of our Lexden people there as possible. Anyone needing a lift will be accommodated. We will be having a shared lunch followed by fun and activities in the 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