Notices 18 May 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 18th May 2014

INTROIT – ‘As Water to the Thirsty’ SoF659 v1

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Revd Martin Camroux 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, Dorothy Cardey, Charles & Florrie Cronin, Grace & Gerald Daldry, Barbara Duller, Joan Rouse, Richard & May Walters and Robin Wilkinson.

We ask for your prayers for Brain Dack and his family following the death of his mother.

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

The Two Rivers Mission has been very successful and we would ask you to pray that the seeds of faith sown during this time will continue to grow. If you would like any further information Alan will be pleased to talk to you about this.

Offerings for last Sunday: £232.00

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 20th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 22nd

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 25th May

10:30am – Service led by our Worship Leaders

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Plant Sale at Boxted Methodist Church on Saturday 24th May. 11:00 to 12:30pm. Admission 30p. Plant donations most welcome.

Quiz Night at the Ark – Highwoods Methodist Church on Saturday 24th May at 7:30pm. Teams of 6 or come on your own and they will make up a team for you. Supper is included. Suggested donation of £6 per person for Christian Aid.

Please book your place in advance:

e-mail rachel.vanstaveren or call 01206 521993

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.

An evening with Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford, Wednesday 11th June at Plume Avenue URC. 7pm for a 7:30pm start. “Where is the church in society – A church without walls” All welcome.

Action for Children sponsored walk at West Mersea on Saturday 14th June starting at 10:00am

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