Notices 28 December 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 28th December 2014

First Sunday after Christmas

INTROIT – ‘Fill us with Holy Love – H&P 102 v 7’

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Phil Bingham who is leading our worship this morning.

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: Peter Bobby,Dorothy Cardey, Charles Cronin, Barbara Duller, Emily Grote, Joan Rouse, Betty Taylor and Richard & May Walters.

Please pray for our Minister Revd Ruth Ridge and all those who minister to the people of God, especially this week for Castle 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.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING

(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

General Notices

11am start – please let one of the Stewards know if you are finding the later start inconvenient. If you are no longer able to come we can arrange for a DVD of the service to be delivered.

Colchester YMCA have sent a big thank you to everyone who contributed to their Christmas appeal. There is a photo on the notice board of the food parcels ready for the residents.

Epiphany Lunch on Saturday 10th January at 1pm. Please add your name to the list on the notice board so we know how many to cater for. Everyone welcome.

Offering last Sunday: £373.10

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

There is no Friendly Tea Club, Time for Tots or Morning Prayer this week

Please check next week’s notices for restart times

Next Sunday 4 January 2015

Epiphany

10:15 – 10:45am – Refreshments available in the Garling Room

11:00am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes

Future Events

Epiphany Lunch on Saturday 10th January at 1pm. Please add your name to the list on the notice board so we know how many to cater for. Everyone welcome.

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