Notices 12 June 2016

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 12th June 2016

Introit ‘Great Shepherd of Thy People’ H&P 490 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 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 Laurie & Lidia Berris

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 – in hospital, 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

Quiet(ish) Day – please see the poster on the notice board and add your name to the list if you are coming.

Charlie Connor – subject to approval Charlie’s induction service will be on Sunday 11th September at 6:30pm at Priory Methodist Church, Bedford. The plan is for a coach to take those interested in going from the circuit. Please see Geoff Wilcox today to book your place.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 13th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker – Bob Finch

Tuesday 14th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

7:30pm – Colchester Civic Society using the Garling Room

Wednesday 15th

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

7:30pm – Bible Study

Thursday 16th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots.

Next Sunday19th June

11:00am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes

Refreshments afterwards

Forthcoming Events

New Town Community Celebration at the Recreation Ground on Saturday 18th June 12:30 to 3:30pm. Please see the poster on the notice board.

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.

New Circuit Manse open house on Wednesday 29th June from 2:00pm to 8:00pm. 78 Robin Crescent, Stanway, CO3 8WL

Quiet(ish) Day – at Castle Methodist Church on Saturday 2nd July from 9:45am to 4:00pm. Lunch will be provided.

Eight Ash Green Methodist Church ‘Moving On’ – there will be a weekend of events on 2nd, 3rd and 4th September. More details nearer the time.

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.