Notices 22 June 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 22nd June 2014

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 Revd Ruth Ridge who is leading our worship with Holy Communion 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: 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 Castle 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 – if you haven’t received a copy of our quarterly magazine there are still some available.

Methodist Homes. If you have not been given an envelope please see Bill. Your gift helps to ensure the MHA can offer additional support and alternative therapies free of charge. Services such as MHA Live at Home schemes chaplaincy and music therapy for people living with dementia. If you are a tax payer don’t forget to fill in the Gift Aid section. Please can you return these by next week.

Offerings for last Sunday: £340.40

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday24th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday26th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 29th June

10:30am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Alternative Worship Service at Marks Tey this evening at 6:30pm led by Revd Ruth Ridge. A pilgrimage to celebrate St Columbia. Hiking boots not needed but there will be a little walking.

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.

Join in the Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care at Fingringhoe Methodist Church on Monday 23rd June from 10:30 – 12noon. See poster on notice board.

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