Notices for Week Commencing 21 July 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 21st July 2013

INTROIT – ‘When I Feel the Touch’ SF 594

We warmly welcome you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Ron Firman 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 – now in a nursing home, 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 Eight Ash Green 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

Rose & Peter Bobby would like to thank everyone for their cards and visits and prayers of condolence following the death of their son David.

Beacon House – we are collecting for Beacon House throughout July. There is a box in the entrance vestibule for your donations of clothing, toiletries and food. Envelopes for money are also available. Thank you

Time for Tots is now on its Summer holiday and will start again on Thursday 5th September.

Offerings for last Sunday: £382.00

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 23rd
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 25th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

Next Sunday 28th July
10:30am – Local Arrangement led by our Worship Leaders
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Circuit Farewell Service for John and Jane Allison on Sunday 28th July at 6:30pm at Wimpole Road Methodist Church. Everyone welcome. Transport can be provided. Please speak with one of the stewards if you need a lift.

Other Events

Ladies Friendly Circle next week – Monday 29th July – will be a fish & chip supper and film evening. By popular demand we will be showing South Pacific.

Summer Holiday Project 2013 – The Arts Award for young persons will be held at Lexden Methodist Church during July and August. Attendance is free but a contribution for outings would be appreciated. If you know of someone who would be interested please see Cicely. Further details are on the Notice Board.

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. Please add this date to your diary.

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’.
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