Notices 20 April 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 20th April 2014

Easter Sunday

Christ is risen – He is risen indeed – Hallelujah

INTROIT – ‘The King of Love my Shepherd is’ H&P 69 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 David Dickens who is leading our Holy Communion service 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, Dorothy Cardey, Charles & Florrie Cronin, Grace & Gerald Daldry, Barbara Duller, 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.

General Notices

Agapé Meal – A very big thank you to everyone involved arranging this very pleasant evening.

Easter Offering Envelope – please can these be returned today or next Sunday. If you haven’t received an envelope please see Bill. Every Easter, the Methodist Church in Britain focuses on the World Church and invites donations to the World Mission Fund through the Easter Offering envelopes. The circuit Easter Offering Service will be held on 7th May at Mersea.

Light a Candle Service – we will be holding this service to remember those we’ve loved and lost here at Lexden on Thursday May 1st at 7:30pm.

Offerings for last Sunday: £470.54

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 22nd

No 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

Friday 25th

2:00pm – Walking in the Footsteps of the Methodist Preachers

Meet at All Saints Church in Wakes Colne

Next Sunday 27th April

10:30am – Holy Communion led by Revd Ruth Ridge

Elsie Cater will be welcomed into Membership during this service

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Easter Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Church on Sunday 20th April at 3:00pm. Please see one of the Stewards if you would like a lift.

Light a Candle Service here at Lexden on Thursday May 1st at 7:30pm. A service to remember those we’ve loved and lost. All are welcome.

Wimpole Road Methodist Church will be celebrating 110 years on Sunday 8th June at 6:30pm with guest preacher The Revd Lord Leslie Griffiths and the Boxted Methodist Silver Band. Everyone is welcome.

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