Notices for 11 August 2013


Notices for Week Commencing 11th August 2013

INTROIT – ‘As we are Gathered Jesus is Here’ SF 28

A very warm welcome to you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Revd Ruth Ridge who is leading our worship with Holy Communion.

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

This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Laurie & Lidia Berris

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 – Rose & Peter Bobby, Charles & Florrie Cronin, the family of 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 Marks Tey 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.


The funeral service for Rita Moss will take place here on Friday 16th August at 11:00am followed by a burial at Colchester Cemetery at 12:00 noon.

Summer Picnic on Saturday 17th August starting at 12:00 noon at the Manse Gardens West Bergholt. We are having a ‘bring & share meal’. Our friends at Marks Tey are bringing the sweets and puddings so please can we provide savouries. Please let us know what you will be bringing by adding to the list on the notice board. Everyone is welcome and there are enough cars going so if you need a lift please let one of the stewards know today.

Offerings for last Sunday: £351.12

Coffee Morning: £45.00


Tuesday 13th

2:00 to 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 14th

Walking in the Footsteps of the Methodist Preachers – meet at Stoke-by-Nayland recreation ground car park at 2:00pm.

Thursday 15th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

Saturday 17th

12:00noon – Summer Picnic at West Bergholt

Next Sunday 18th August

10:30am – Morning Worship led by John Bastin

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Eight Ash Green Methodist Church presents the Justin Jay Band playing 60s music on Friday 6th September starting at 8:00pm. Tickets £6.00. See poster on notice board for more information

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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