Notices 11 January 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 11th January 2015

Covenant Service

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

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Revd Ruth Ridge who is leading our Covenant Service with Holy Communion 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 – now in Colonia Court, 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 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.

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– please can the envelopes be returned today or as soon as possible. Please see Laurie if you have any questions.

Epiphany Lunch – a very big thank you to everyone involved in arranging this.

Offering last Sunday: £282.50

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 13th

1:00 – 3:00pm – Friendly Tea Club – Fish and Chip Lunch

Wednesday 14th

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

Thursday 15th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

7:00pm – The Gideons using the Garling Room

Next Sunday 18th January

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

11:00am – Worship led by Brian Dack

Other Events

New Year Social Afternoon at West Bergholt Methodist Church Hall on Saturday 24 January from 3:00 to 5:30pm. Everyone is welcome to join them for this fun afternoon. There will be a bring and share tea – drinks will be provided.

Eight Ash Green Methodist Church presents the East Coast Jazz Wanderers with Mike Hurrell. Friday 30 January 8pm till late. Tickets £8 available at the door. Parking is available at Old School/Church of England.

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