Notices 29 June 2014


Notices for Week Commencing 29th June 2014

Conference Sunday

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 Jonathan Sparkes 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 Requests: Pat Bingham,Rose & Peter Bobby, Dorothy Cardey, Charles & Florrie Cronin, Grace & Gerald Daldry, Barbara Duller, Emily Grote, 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 The 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

Methodist Homes. Please can you return your envelope this week.

Congratulations to John and Rosalind Hampshire who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Our best wishes for this diamond couple.

World and Home Mission – Laurie Berris will be pleased to collect your boxes on Sunday 13th or 20th July.

Chris Nash would appreciate your prayers as she feels she is being led to leave Lexden and move nearer to her family in Norfolk.

Offerings for last Sunday: £377.50


Tuesday 1st July

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 3rd

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Saturday 5th

10:00 – 11:30am – Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy in support of

Colchester Food Bank

Next Sunday 6th July

10:30am – Worship led by Joanne Eckersley

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Rock Night – Eight Ash Green Methodist Church presents the Justin Jay Band on Friday 25th July. £6 at the door. Playing 60s music from 8pm till late. Price includes tea or coffee and nibbles. Parking available at Old School Church – by kind permission of Church of England.

Seeking God’s Blessing for Colchester – an evening with Paul Cowley on Thursday 25th September. This will take place at St Johns Community Centre and will include a meal.

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