Notices 17 May 2015


Notices for Week Commencing 17th May 2015

INTROIT – ‘O Breath of God’ H&P 308 v1

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Mike Bowstead who is leading our worship this morning.

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 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 Abbeyfield.

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

Lexden Link – the Summer edition is due soon. If you have any articles you would like included or any suggestions please see Alan or Christine.

Colchester Foodbank are looking for volunteer helpers. If you can spare a few hours please call 01206 621998 or see the poster on the notice board for further information.

Offering last Sunday: £190.90


Tuesday 19th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 20th

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

Thursday 21st

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 24th May

11:00am – Local Arrangement

Refreshments afterwards.

Other Events

Easter Offering 2015 – will be held on Wednesday 20th May at 2:30pm at Lexden Methodist Church. Everyone welcome.

Action for Children sponsored walk on Saturday 13th June starting at 10:00am from Fingringhoe Methodist Church. Contact Keith Thompson on 844252 for a sponsor form – or you can just turn up on the day. Please see the poster on the notice board for more information.

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

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