Notices 19 April 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 19th 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 Charlie Connor 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, 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 our Church here in Lexden.

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

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

Beacon House have sent us an email thanking us for our recent donation and ongoing support. There is a copy on the notice board.

Offering last Sunday: £420.50

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 21st

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 22nd

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

Thursday 23rd

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

11:30 – 12:30pm – Pastoral Meeting

7:45pm – Bible Study

Next Sunday 26th April

11:00am – Holy Communion led by Revd Ruth Ridge – this service will include the baptism of Rose Alice Hutcheson.

Refreshments afterwards.

Future Events

Quiz Night at West Bergholt on Saturday April 25th starting at 7:00pm. Teams of four at £16 or £4 per person. Refreshments and drinks will be served at the interval and you are welcome to bring your own nibbles etc. To book a place please call Judith Fletcher on 01206 241969.

Light a Candle Service – remembrancefor 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