Notices 8 June 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 8th June 2014

Pentecost

INTROIT – ‘Spirit of the Living God’ SF 511

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.

This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise with Eddie Lansdown

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: Pat Bingham,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 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

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.

Rose Bobby would like to thank you all for your prayers & all those who have sent her lovely cards, flowers, fruit, chocolate & sweets. It has been so nice to have visitors, who we have asked to arrange their visits before coming, as Rose gets tired very quickly. Even our ironing is being whipped away only to return the next day, what lovely service. Once again, thank you all for everything. May God Bless you & yours. Rose & Peter.

Offerings for last Sunday: £272.00

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 9th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker – Revd Ruth Ridge

Tuesday 10th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 12th

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 15th June

10:30am – Local Arrangement

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

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

Friends of St Botolph’s present Piano Fest 2014. Admission by donation to the Church Heating Appeal Fund. Sundays June 8, June 15 and June 22 starting at 3:00pm. See poster for more information.

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