Notices for Week Commencing 8 September 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 8th September 2013

Justice Sunday

INTROIT – ‘When the Morning Gilds the Skies’ H&P 276 v 1

A very warm welcome to you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to our Worship Leaders who are leading our service this morning with the help of Alex Beesley-Hardes.

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

There is no Songs of Praise this evening.

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, Brian – the son of Cicely Kentish-Sawyer (now out of hospital), Kim & Ruth Ogden, Pam Redding, 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

Lexden Link – the autumn edition is now available. Please remember to collect your copy from the back of the church.

Advance Notice – the Church car park will be closed between Monday 16th and Friday 20th September while our neighbour at the back has his trees cut down. For events during the week we can use the car park at Praiseway.

Offerings for last Sunday: £302.05

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Circuit Welcome Service to Alan and Janet Jenkins this evening at 6:30pm at Wimpole Road Methodist Church. Please let one of the stewards know if you would like a lift.

Tuesday 10th

1:00pm – Friendly Tea Club – early start for fish & chip lunch

Wednesday 11th

Walk – Ford Street to Marks Tey – full details on the Notice Board

Thursday 12th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer – please leave car park clear for Time for Tots

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

2:30pm – Care and Share at Muriel’s and Bill’s

Next Sunday 15th September

10:30am – Morning Worship led by Eddie Lansdown

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Future Events

Harvest Festival will be on Sunday 29th September. As in previous years we will be collecting food and money for the Colchester Food Bank. Please only bring non-perishable food with a long shelf life. There will be a box in the entrance vestibule and your donations will form part of our Harvest display. Envelopes for cash donations will also be available.

Light a Candle Service – a service for all who have lost loved ones. Thursday 7th November at 7:30pm at West Bergholt 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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