Notices 28 February 2016

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

NOTICES FOR WEEK COMMENCING 28th February 2016

Third Sunday in Lent

INTROIT‘Now let us see Thy Beauty Lord’ H&P 534 v1

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Revd John Allison who is leading our worship with Holy Communion 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, 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)

GENERAL NOTICES

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.

Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy starts again this Saturday at 10:00am. Our charity this month is The Street Pastors. Everyone is welcome but if you can’t be here books and jigsaws are always available in the bookcase in the Garling Room.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 1st

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 2nd

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

7:30pm – Colchester West Development Group using the Garling Room

Thursday 3rd

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer – please leave car park clear for Time for Tots

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots.

Saturday 5th

10:00am – 11:30am – Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy

Next Sunday6th March

Mothering Sunday

11:00am – Worship led by Ron Firmin

Refreshments afterwards

Forthcoming Events

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. Please add your name to the list on the notice board.

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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.