Notices 1 June 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 1st June 2014

INTROIT – ‘Spirit of the Living God’ SF 511

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Elizabeth Clarke 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.

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

Lexden Link – the summer edition of our quarterly magazine is due next week. Please see Christine Beesley if you have an article or anything else you would like included.

Coffee Morning with bring and buy on Saturday 7th June. This month’s charity is Macmillan Cancer Support.

Mission Weekend: £55.50 was donated to theSalvation Army. Many thanks to all those who contributed.

Offerings for last Sunday: £289.50

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 3rd

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 5th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

7:30pm – Church Council Meeting

Saturday 7th

10:00 – 11:30am – Coffee Morning

Next Sunday 8th June

10:30am – Worship led by Mike Bowstead

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

6:30pm – Songs of Praise with Eddie Lansdown

Other Events

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 from the Chapel in Mill Road. For a sponsor form please contact Keith Thompson on 01206 844252.

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