Notices 26 April 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 26th 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 Revd Ruth Ridge who is leading Holy Communion this morning. We also welcome Rose Alice Hutcheson along with her family and friends.

Refreshments will be served in the Garling Room after the service.

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 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

Coffee Morning – this coming Saturday 2nd May from 10am. There will be a ‘Bring and Buy’ sale in aid of Age UK. Everyone Welcome. If you have any items that we can sell please see one of the Stewards.

Offering last Sunday: £329.10

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 28th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 29th

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

Thursday 30th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

7:30pm – Light a Candle Service

Saturday 2nd May

10:00 – 11:30am – Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy

Next Sunday 3rd May

11:00am – Worship led by Revd Jean Dane

Refreshments afterwards.

Future Events

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

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

Ascension Day service with Holy Communion on Thursday 14th May at Castle Methodist Church at 7:30am led by Revd Ron Smith. This will be followed by coffee and croissants.

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