Notices Week Commencing July 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 13th July 2014

Action for Children Sunday

INTROIT – ‘Dear Lord and Father of Mankind’ H&P 673 V1

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Mike Abbs 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 led by Grace and Gerald Daldry

Prayer Ministry – if you would like a prayer for yourself or someone else, please speak with one of the Stewards 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 Cronin, Barbara Duller, Emily Grote, Joan Rouse – in hospital with a broken hip, 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 Mile End 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

World and Home Mission – Laurie Berris will be pleased to collect your boxes today and next Sunday.

Beacon House – we are collecting again throughout July. There is a list of requirements on the box in the vestibule or envelopes for gifts of money.

Sector Communions – there is a list of alternative communion service dates on the notice board.

Offerings for last Sunday: £426.60

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 14th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker: Gill Bucke

Tuesday 15th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club – meeting at Linda’s

Thursday 17th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

2:30pm – Care at Share at Muriel’s and Bill’s

Next Sunday 20th July

10:30am – Worship led by Charlie Connor

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Chapel on Sunday 20th July at 3:00pm.

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.

Family Fun Day organised by Seeking God’s Blessing for Colchester will be held in Castle Park on Saturday 13th September from 11:00am to 4:00pm. This event will include crafts and activities as well as Church related experiences.

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