Notices 26 July 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 26 th July 2015

INTROIT – ‘This is the Day’ SoF 553

We offer 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 our worship with Holy Communion this morning. This is Ruth’s last service with us as she will be taking a year off.

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, Chris Chester, Gerald & Grace Daldry, 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.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING

(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

General Notices

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.

Methodist Prayer Handbook 2015/16 – these will be ordered soon. If you no longer wish for a copy or would like to start receiving one, please let Peter or one of the Stewards know. They will be priced at £3.50 each

Offerings last Sunday: £301.00

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

Time for Tots has now finished for the Summer Holidays

Next Sunday 2nd August

11:00am – Worship led by Eddie Lansdown

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Farewell Service for Catherine and Ruth at Wimpole Road Methodist Church This Evening starting at 6:30pm.

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

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 call Revd Alan Jenkins on

01206 793888

CHURCH NOTICES – items for the Weekly Notices to Christine Beesley by Thursday at the latestplease. Telephone 07765 326255 e-mail christine.beesley

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