Notices 24 January 2016

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

NOTICES FOR WEEK COMMENCING 24th January 2016

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

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

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.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING

(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

GENERAL NOTICES

Next Sunday 31st January – there will not be a service here at Lexden. Please speak to one of the Stewards if you would like a lift to the Circuit service at Castle Methodist Church.

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.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday26th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

7:30pm – Civic Society using the Garling Room

Wednesday 27th

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

Thursday28th

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 31st

10.30am – Circuit Service at Castle Methodist Church

Other Events

Abbeyfield Community Project Annual Service this evening at 6:30pm at Abbeygate Two, 9 Whitewell Road, Colchester, CO2 7DE. Parking available at Vineyard Street car park (50p on Sunday).

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.

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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.