Notices 25 January 2014

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 25th January 2015

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 James Ridge 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, Barbara Duller, Emily Grote, Joan Rouse, Betty Taylor and Richard & May Walters.

Please remember the family of Charles Cronin in your prayers. His funeral is on Monday 2nd February at 3:30pm at the Colchester Crematorium.

Please pray for our Minister Revd Ruth Ridge and all those who minister to the people of God, especially this week for Eight Ash Green 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 Food Bank – we have received a thank you letter from them and it is on the Notice Board.

Songs of Praise – please add your name to the list on the Notice Board if you feel able to lead a Songs of Praise service this year. If you are unsure please speak with Alan.

Collection last Sunday: £320.50

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 27th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 28th

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

Thursday 29th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

7:30pm – Lexden Leadership Meeting for Stewards and Pastoral Visitors

Next Sunday 1st February

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

11:00am – Worship led by Revd Jean Dane

Other Events

Abbeyfield Community Project united service this evening at 6:30pm at Christ Church, Ireton Road. All welcome.

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.

Light – visualizing faith an exploration of faith led by the Community of Canonesses on Sunday 1st February starting at 12:30pm with a three course lunch at Castle Methodist Church. Please see the poster for more information.

Annual Church Meeting on Wednesday 11th February. 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