Notices 9 March 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 9th March 2014

First Sunday in Lent

INTROIT – ‘Bind us Together Lord’ SF 43 – chorus only

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Phil Bingham and Brian Dack who are leading our worship this morning.

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

This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Chrissie Simpson

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, Dorothy Cardey, Charles & Florrie Cronin, Barbara Duller, Cicely Kentish-Sawyer, 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.

General Notices

Important Notice – There will not be a service here in Lexden next week – we have all been invited to join with other churches in the circuit to share Sunday worship with Revd Dr Neil Richardson, former President of the Methodist Conference, at Castle Methodist Church next Sunday at 10:30am. Transport will be available for everyone who wants to attend worship at Castle.

Offerings for last Sunday: £290.50

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

This Week

Monday 10th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker – Derek Coe

Tuesday 11th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 13th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

7:45pm – Bible Study

Next Sunday 16th March

10:30am –Shared Worship at Castle

Next Week

Tuesday 18th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 20th

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 & Share at Muriel’s and Bill’s

7:30pm – Circuit Finances and Resources meeting in the Garling Room

Following Sunday 23rd March

10:30am – Worship led by Anne Worker

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

The Lord’s Prayer – a five week Pilgrim course at St Leonard’s Church starting Wednesday 12th March. See Notice Board for full details.

The St Botolph’s Big Quiz Our church has been invited to take part in this inter-church quiz on Friday 21st March at 7:00pm. If you would be interested in making up a team please see one of the Stewards.

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 latestplease. Telephone 01206 766604. e-mail ‘christine.beesley’. Website : lexdenmethodist