Notices 17 January 2016



INTROIT‘God of Almighty Love’ H&P 793 v1

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

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

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


Prayer Requests – 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 who needs our prayers.


(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


A very big thank you to everyone who brought in stamps over the Christmas period. They have been sent to the Royal National Institute of Blind People who can raise money from new and used British and foreign stamps to support research into sight loss and eye health issues.

The funeral service for Dorothy Cardey will take place here at Lexden Methodist Church on Thursday 4th February at 12:30pm followed by burial at Colchester Cemetery at 1:30pm. After this there will be refreshments in the Garling Room. Anyone who would rather remain here and not attend the burial will be more than welcome to stay – tea or coffee will be available.



2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club.

Wednesday 20th

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


9.30 – 9.50am – Morning Prayer – please leave car park clear for Time for Tots

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots.

Next SundayJanuary 24th

11:00am – worship led by Phil Bingham

Refreshments afterwards

Future Events

Circuit Service on Sunday 31st January at 10:30am at Castle Methodist Church. Transport is available. Please note there will not be a service here at Lexden on that Sunday.

Other Events

‘The Lexden Manor Hotel’ a musical comedy at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Lexden Road on Friday 22nd at 7:30pm and Saturday 23rd at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Please call Colchester 574629 or 575565 for further information.

The East Coast Jazz Wanderers with Mike Hurrell at Eight Ash Green Methodist Church on Friday 29th January from 8pm. Tickets £8 – includes refreshments. See the poster on the notice board for more information.


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.

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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