Notices 15 May 2016

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 15th May 2016

Introit ‘Spirit of the Living God’ SoF 511

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

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

Circuit Activity Day – please add your name to the list on the notice board if you will be attending.

Charlie Connor – subject to approval Charlie’s induction service will be on Sunday 11th September at 6:30pm at Priory Methodist Church, Bedford. Please see Geoff if you are interested in attending and would like transport.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 16th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker – Derek Coe

Tuesday 17th

1:00 – 3:00pm – Friendly Tea Club Fish & Chip Lunch

Wednesday 18th

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

7:30pm – Bible Study

Thursday 19th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots.

Next Sunday22nd May

11:00am – Worship led by Revd Justin Lunniss

Refreshments afterwards

Forthcoming Events

Ecumenical Communion Service on Saturday 21st May at 9:00am at the Romano-Christian Church, Southway followed by refreshments in Malden Road Chapel. Organised by Seeking God’s Blessing for Colchester. All are welcome.

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.

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