LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 6th July 2014
INTROIT – ‘Dear Lord and Father of Mankind’ H&P 673 V1
A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Joanne Eckersley 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: Rose & Peter Bobby, Dorothy Cardey, Charles Cronin and family following the death of Florrie, Grace & Gerald Daldry, Barbara Duller, Emily Grote, Joan Rouse, Richard & May Walters and Robin Wilkinson.
Please pray for the family of John Hughes who was tragically killed in a car accident aged only 35. He was a very dear friend of Ruth and James Ridge.
Please pray for our Minister Revd Ruth Ridge and all those who minister to the people of God, especially this week for The Ark.
Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.
Florrie Cronin’s funeral will take place on Monday 7th July at 3:30pm at the crematorium.
World and Home Mission – Laurie Berris will be pleased to collect your boxes on Sunday 13th or 20th July.
Chris Nash thanks you for your prayerful support. She has had an amazing ‘Footprints in the Sand’ experience. In less than a week and with feelings of sadness and joy she has agreed the sale of her house and purchase of a bungalow in Aylsham. Chris expects completion will be a few months away.
Offerings for last Sunday: £217.00
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
7:45pm – Bible Study
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer – please leave car park clear for Time for Tots
10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots
Next Sunday 13th July
10:30am – Worship led by Mike Abbs
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards
6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Grace and Gerald Daldry
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.
Song Cycle comes to St Leonard’s – a musical bicycle pilgrimage on Thursday 31st July at 7:30pm. The musicians will arrive at the church on their bicycles, play a recital and the next day they will make their way to another church. See poster on notice board for more information.
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