Notices 13 September 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 13th September 2015

INTROIT – ‘Spirit of the Living God’ SoF 511

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Betty Rampling 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 John Hampshire

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 Daldry and family, Barbara Duller, Emily Grote, Eileen Mitchell, Joan Rouse, Betty Taylor and May Walters.

The funeral service for Grace Daldry will be held here at Lexden on Monday 21st September at 12 noon.

Please pray for our Ministers Revd Alan Jenkins and Revd Ken Chalmers 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.

General Notices

Harvest Fish and Chip Lunch on Saturday 26th September. Please add your name to the list on the notice board if you are able to come.

Harvest Festival Sunday 27th September. We are collecting for the Colchester Food Bank and they need cans of soup, vegetables, meat and fish. Also packets of rice, pasta, cereals and biscuits. There is a box in the vestibule for your contributions. There are also envelopes for cash donations. Thank you.

Lexden Link – Autumn 2015 edition. If you did not pick up a copy last week make sure you take one today.

Offerings last Sunday: £326.10

Coffee Morning for Refugee Action: £50.00

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 14th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker – Revd Rodney Sawtell

Tuesday 15th

Friendly Tea Club on an outing

Wednesday 16th

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

Thursday 17th

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

10:00 – 11:30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 20th September

11:00am – Holy Communion with Revd Alan Jenkins

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Thursday Lunchtime Worship at Castle Methodist Church starting on Thursday 3rd September from 1pm for about 25 minutes. The first Thursday of the month will be led by one of the ministers and will include Holy Communion. The other Thursday worship sessions will be led by a local preacher.

The Circuit Social Issues Group has arranged a hot meal at Highwoods Church followed by a talk on “Multi Faith” by Mrs Barbara Butler, wife of the former Bishop of Southwark, and founder and Executive Secretary of “Christians Aware”. This will be on Thursday 8th October. There will be a charge of £5.

Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please call Revd Alan Jenkins on

01206 793888 or Revd Ken Chalmers on 01206 545253.

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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