Notices 12 July 2015


Notices for Week Commencing 12th July 2015

INTROIT – ‘This is the Day’ SoF 553

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

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

This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Alan & Christine Beesley

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, Eileen Mitchell, Joan Rouse, and Richard & May Walters.

Please pray for our Minister Revd Ruth Ridge and all those who minister to the people of God.

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

Sector Lunch on Saturday 18th July to say goodbye and thank you to Revd Ruth Ridge – last chance to add your name to list on the notice board.

Car Park – please can you leave the car park clear on Thursday afternoon because it will be in use by our friends at Praiseway for a funeral.

World and Home Mission Boxes – please could these be handed in to Lidia or Laurie any time between Thursday 16th and Thursday 30th of July. Thank you.

The Christian Music Show presented by Paul Scott on Colne Radio is now available on-line at

Offerings last Sunday: £240.01


Monday 13th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker: Julie Whitney

Tuesday 14th

1:00pm – Friendly Tea Club Fish & Chip lunch at Lynda’s

1:30pm – Methodist Walk to Abbots Hall Farm meet at 11 Musk Close

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 – last one before the Summer Holidays

Saturday 18th – 12:30 for 1pm start – Sector Lunch

Next Sunday 19th July

11:00am – Worship led by Len Pick

Refreshments afterwards.

Future Events

The Friends of St Botolph’s present Colchester Military Children’s Choir and 1st Class Brass on Sunday 19th July at 3pm. Free admission – donations invited. See the posters on the notice board for more information and details of their summer lunchtime concerts.

Moot Hall Colchester Town Hall – free recitals celebrating the restoration of the Town Hall Organ at 1pm on 21st & 28th July and 4th & 11th August.

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. Everyone welcome.

Free Family Fun Festival in Lower Castle Park on Saturday 12th September arranged by churches and Christian organisations in Colchester. Activities planned so far include bouncy castles, a dog show, games, crafts and live music – all for free. Refreshments will also be available.

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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