Notices 8 May 2016

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 8th May 2016

Introit ‘Spirit of the Living God’ SoF 511

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Revd Ken Chalmers who is leading our worship with Holy Communion this morning.

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

This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Alan and Christine Beesley

Recording Ministry – if you do not normally receive a DVD of our services please speak to Stephen Suthernwood or call him on 01206 540988 to obtain a copy.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Chris Chester, Gerald Daldry, Jean Dennis, Barbara Duller, Maud Faircloth, Emily Grote, Louisa Hacking, Eileen Mitchell and Joan Rouse.

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

Please note the next meeting of the Ladies Friendly Circle will be on Monday 16th May and not on May 9th.

Bible Study will resume on Wednesday 18th May starting at 7:30pm. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Chris Nash sends her love and best wishes.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 10th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Methodist Walk to Chalkney Wood

Wednesday 11th

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

Thursday 12th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

No Time for Tots

Next Sunday15th May

11:00am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes

Refreshments afterwards

Forthcoming Events

Circuit Activity Day on Saturday 11th June at the Ark, Highwoods. Entitled ‘Sing to the Lord a New Song’ the day will include prayer and activities relating to the Psalms with some deeper study as well.

Social Issues Working Group are holding a sponsored walk for Action for Children on Saturday 25th June starting at 10:00am from Fingringhoe Chapel. Please contact Keith Thompson on 844252 for a sponsor form.

Free Family Fun Festival – Saturday 10th September at Castle Park Colchester. There will be live music, shows, games, craft activities and rides all for free. Refreshments will also be available.

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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.