Notices 4 January 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 4th January 2015

Second Sunday after Christmas

INTROIT – ‘Day by Day, Dear Lord’ H&P 671

You are very warmly welcomed especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Jonathan Sparkes 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 – presently in hospital but hoping to be moved to Colonia Court, Barbara Duller, Alison Gore, 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 Highwoods 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.

World Mission Fund envelopes are being given out this morning. We thank you in anticipation for you generous giving and would be grateful if they could be returned next week, or as soon after as possible. Please see Laurie if you have any questions.

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: £232.00

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 6th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 8th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Saturday 10th

1:00pm – Epiphany Lunch

Next Sunday 11th January

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

11:00am – Covenant Service with Holy Communion led by Red Ruth Ridge

We do not hold a Songs of Praise in January

Future Events

Annual Church Meeting on Wednesday 11th February. Everyone welcome.

Please can those with reports to prepare make sure these are with Viv Wilcox by 21st January.

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