Notices 12 April 2015


Notices for Week Commencing 12th April 2015

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

We give you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Ann Brook who offered 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.

This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise led Revd Rodney Sawtell


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 Boxted 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.


(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

General Notices

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.

Bible Study our next session is on Thursday 23rd April at 7:45pm. Everyone is welcome to join us.

Offering last Sunday: £280.90


Monday 13th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker: Vivienne Wiggins

Tuesday 14th

1230pm – Friendly Tea Club lunch at the Swan followed by tea at the Church

2:00pm – Methodist Walk meet at Abberton Visitors’ Centre

7:30pm – Colchester Civic Society using the Garling Room

Wednesday 15th

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

Thursday 16th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 19th April

11:00am – Charlie Connor

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.

Light a Candle Service for a loved one here at Lexden on Thursday 30th April at 7:30pm. Everyone welcome.

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.

Farewell Service for Catherine and Ruth at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Sunday 26th July starting at 6:30pm.

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