Notices 5 April 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 5th April 2015

Easter Day

‘He is risen’

INTROIT – ‘Jesus Stand Among Us’ H&P 530 v1

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Alan Beesley who has stepped in to lead 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, 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 West Bergholt 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

Agapé Meal – a very big thank you to everyone involved in arranging this. It was much appreciated.

Beacon House – thank you to everyone who contributed. They are always very grateful for our gifts.

Ladies Friendly Circle meeting on Monday 13th April will have as their guest speaker Vivienne Wiggins from Beacon House and the men are invited to attend this meeting as well. It should be a very interesting evening.

Offering last Sunday: £265.90

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 7th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 9th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

Next Sunday 12th April

11:00am – Local Arrangement

Refreshments afterwards.

Future Events

Election Hustings will be held at St Botolph’s Church on Monday 27th April at 7:45pm. An opportunity to hear from the candidates standing in the General Election here in Colchester.

Away Day on Saturday 9th May. More details to follow

Sector Lunch – to say thank you to Revd Ruth Ridge here at Lexden on Saturday 18th July. 12:30 for 1pm start.

Mile End Methodist Church – 120th Anniversary Service on Sunday 23rd August at 10:30am followed by a faith lunch. More details nearer the time.

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