Notices 2 August 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 2nd August 2015

INTROIT – ‘O, How Blest the Hour, Lord Jesus’ H&P 655

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Eddie Lansdown 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

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 Alan Jenkins 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 – Thank you to everyone who handed in their boxes.

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: £352.25

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 4th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 5th

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

Thursday 6th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

Next Sunday 9th August

11:00am – Holy Communion led by Revd David Moody

Refreshments afterwards

6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Laurie and Lidia Berris

Other Events

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

Sunday Evening Worship at Castle Church in August – please see the list on the notice board for more information.

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 01206 766604. e-mail christine.beesley

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