LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 10th August 2014
INTROIT – ‘Blest the Tie that Binds’ SF 49 v 1
A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Brian Llewellyn who is leading worship this morning.
Please join us for refreshments in the Garling Room after the Service.
This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Laurie & Lidia Berris
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 Requests: Rose & Peter Bobby, Dorothy Cardey, Charles Cronin, 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 our church here in Lexden.
Continue to pray for all others who are in any way troubled, lonely, unwell or bereaved and anyone else who needs our prayers.
Prayer Handbooks – ‘Partners in Sacrifice’ are available in Church today. Please take your copy and place your money, £3.50, in the box provided. There are spare copies for anyone else who would like to have one. Please leave your name in the box if you haven’t had one before and would like to be added to the list. Please let one of the Stewards know if you no longer wish to receive a copy.
August walk please note the walk planned for Thursday 21 August will now be on Friday 22 August. Full details nearer the time.
Charlie Connor – if you would like to make a contribution to a leaving present for Charlie Connor please see Stephen or one of the stewards.
Offerings for last Sunday: £283.40
Methodist Homes Envelopes: £63.15
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker – Harold Emms
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
NO Time for Tots – Starts again in September
Next Sunday 17th August
10:30am – Worship led by Phil Bingham
Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards
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