LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
NOTICES FOR WEEK COMMENCING 21st February 2016
Second Sunday in Lent
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 Nancy Powell Davies 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, Stephen Suthernwood and Betty Taylor.
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)
Colchester Circuit Preaching Plan – copies of the March to May 2016 plan are available on the bookcase in the vestibule. Although not shown on the plan we will be having our usual Songs of Praise at 6:30pm on the second Sunday each month.
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
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 SundayFebruary 28th
Third Sunday in Lent
11:00am – Holy Communion with Revd John Allison
Women’s World Day of Prayer on Friday 4th March 2016. Services will be held at Mile End Methodist Church at 2:00 pm, Wivenhoe Methodist Church at 2:30 pm and St Mary’s Church West Bergholt at 4:45 pm – tea from 4:00 pm.
Daffodil Day on Monday 7th March.A coach is available please see Viv to book your place.
Agapè Meal – Thursday 24th March at 7:00pm. A simple meal of bread and cheese with Holy Communion.
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.