Notices 20 December 2015

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 20th December 2015

Fourth Sunday in Advent

INTROIT – ‘Jesus Name Above all Names’ SoF 298

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 John Robinson who is leading our worship this morning.

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

This evening – 6:30pm – Candlelight Carol Service led by Derek Coe

Recording Ministry – If you do not usually receive a DVD of our services please speak to Peter Bobby or call him on 01206 576289 to obtain a copy

PRAYER

Prayer Requests: Dorothy Cardey, Chris Chester, Gerald Daldry, Jean Dennis, Barbara Duller, Emily Grote, Louisa Hacking, Eileen Mitchell, Joan Rouse and Stephen Suthernwood.

Please pray for our Ministers Revd Ken Chalmers and 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

Stamps – during December we will be collecting stamps. This is the time of the year when you will be receiving more post than normal so please carefully cut round the stamps and add them to the box in the vestibule.

Christmas Cards – as usual, rather than sending lots of cards, you can send just one card to everyone at Lexden Methodist Church. There is space on the notice board in the Garling Room and a box for donations to EACH. Please see one of the stewards if you need help pinning up your card.

Chris Nash sends her love and best wishes to everyone for Christmas and there is a card from her on the notice board in the Garling Room.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 22nd

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 24th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

11:15pm – Midnight Communion led by Revd Ken Chalmers

Friday 25th

9:45 – 10:30am – Christmas Morning Service led by Alan Beesley

Next Sunday 27th December

11:00am – Worship led by Jo Eckersley

Refreshments afterwards

Future Events

Epiphany Lunch Saturday 2nd January. Please add your name to the list on the notice board if you are coming.

Activity Day at The Ark on Saturday 9th January ‘Getting to Know Luke’. This is from 10:00am to 4:00pm and lunch will be provided. Please can you add your name to the list on the notice board and tick if you would like lunch. We can provide transport for those interested in attending.

Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Revd Ken Chalmers on 01206 545253 or Revd Alan Jenkins on 01206 793888.