Notices 7 February 2016

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

NOTICES FOR WEEK COMMENCING 7th February 2016

INTROIT‘Now let us see Thy Beauty Lord’ H&P 534 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 Revd Martin Camroux 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 also remember Chris Nash and family in your prayers following the death of her son-in-law Kim Ogden On Sunday 24th January.

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

A very big thank you to everyone who helped with the catering and tidying up afterwards following the funeral of Dorothy Cardey. All the leftover food went to the Colchester soup kitchen. We are also very grateful to Laurie for playing the organ during the service.

The Church Council Meeting is on Wednesday 17th February starting at 7:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday9th

1:15pm – Methodist Walk starting from Musk Close

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 10th

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

Thursday 11th

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

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots.

Next SundayFebruary 14th

11:00am – Holy Communion with Revd Brian Clow

Other Events

Circuit Lent Group – ‘A Beautiful Friendship’ a Lent Course based around the classic Hollywood movie Casablanca Thursday 18th and 25th February at 7:30pm at The Ark Methodist Church. This is being run jointly by Alan and Ken. Please add your name to the list on the notice board if you would like to attend.

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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.

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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