Notices 14 September 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 14th September 2014

INTROIT – ‘We Have Come into this Place’ SF 579 v1

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Mike Bowstead 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 Revd Ruth Ridge

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, Kim Ogden (in hospital) and Ruth, 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 Wimpole Road 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 – Autumn edition due out next week. Please let Alan or Christine have any articles or suggestions for our magazine this quarter.

Harvest Lunch – Saturday 27th September. Please add your name to the list on the notice board if you will be coming.

Harvest Festival – this will be on Sunday 28th September. We will be collectingitems for the Colchester Food Bank.

Flower Rota and Tea & Coffee Rota – please see Alan if you can help with either of these activities.

Offerings for last Sunday: £403.80

Coffee Morning: £50.00

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 16th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 17th

9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

2:00pm – Methodist Walk – Little Horkesley Circular – see notice board

Thursday 18th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 21st September

10:30am – Worship led by Mike Bowstead

Children welcome. Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

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. Contact Liz Bird at liz if you are interested in attending.

Embroidery Exhibition at West Bergholt Methodist Church on Saturday 27th September from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Donations to Action for Children.

Quiz Night at West Bergholt on Saturday 4th October. 7pm start. Please phone Judith Fletcher on 241969 to book your table – £16 for a four person team.

International Justice Mission are running an Advocacy Training Day for all who are interested in the issue of justice. This will take place at Christ Church, Colchester on Saturday 11th October from 10:00am to 4:15pm. Further information is on the 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