Notices 31 May 2015


Notices for Week Commencing 31st May 2015

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

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Joanne Eckersley 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 all Staff.

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

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.

Church Pews – there are still some pews available from Marks Tey church. Please contact Sue Wood if you are interested in buying one.

Coffee Morning with bring and buy on Saturday 6th June is in aid of CLIC Sargent. They provide care for children suffering from cancer and their families. Please come along and support this very worthwhile charity.

Offering last Sunday: £277.00


Tuesday 2nd

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 3rd

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

Thursday 4th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Saturday 6th

10:00am – Coffee Morning

Next Sunday 7th June

11:00am – Worship led by Revd John Alison

Refreshments afterwards.

Other Events

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. For catering purposes please can you add your name to list on the notice board if you will be coming.

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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