Notices for Week Commencing 20 Octoner 2013

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 20th October 2013

INTROIT – ‘I am Trusting Thee, Lord Jesus’ SOF 202 v1

A very warm welcome to you, especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Mike Bowstead 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, 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)

John and Gill Robinson – as you know they lost just about everything in their recent house fire and so we are having a collection for them. Please can return the envelope you were given this morning over the next two Sundays. Don’t forget if you are a tax payer you can complete the Gift Aid section. Please also keep them in your prayers during this difficult time.

Quiet Time – it has been suggested by Church Council that we should have a time for quiet reflection before the start of the morning worship. One of the Stewards will come to the front of the church at about 9:25 as a reminder.

Offerings for last Sunday: £383.00

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 22nd

2:00 to 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 24th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 27th October

10:30am – Worship led by Caroline White
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Future and Other Events

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

Christmas Coffee Morning – at West Bergholt Methodist Church on Saturday 30th November from 10:00am to 12:00 noon. Mince pies, cakes, cards and bric-a-brac. All welcome.

Advent Lunch – Saturday 7th December. This will be in place of our normal Coffee Morning and we will still be collecting for our chosen charity. Please add this date to your diary as we will need to know numbers soon.

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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