Notices for Week Commencing 26 September 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 29th September 2013

Back to Church Sunday

Harvest Festival

INTROIT – ‘When the Morning Gilds the Skies’ H&P 276 v1

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 Harvest Festival this morning.

Please join us for refreshments and apple pie 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 – we ask for your prayers for everyone listed in our Prayer Book.

Please pray for our Minister Revd Ruth Ridge and all those who minister to the people of God, especially this week for The Ark 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

Harvest Festival – our donations of food and money today will be going to the Colchester Food Bank. They rely on the support of others to help local people in crisis. A very big thank you to Jane for arranging the harvest display and to Viv and Geoff who will be packing and delivering our contributions.

Offerings for last Sunday: to be announced

Additional Notices, while Alan and Christine are away, will be read out before the morning service and will be displayed on the Notice Board.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 30th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle with guest speaker Peter Mockford

Tuesday 1st October

2:00 to 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 3rd

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Saturday 5th

10:00 – 11:30am – Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy.

This month’s charity is Macmillan.

Everyone is most welcome at this worthwhile event.

Next Sunday 6th October

10:30am – Morning Worship led by Meryle Longley

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Future and Other Events

Please keep an eye on the Notice Board for details of all other events.

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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