Notices 26 June 2016

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LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 26th June 2016

Introit ‘Great Shepherd of Thy People’ H&P 490 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 our members who are 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 – in hospital, Jean Dennis, Barbara Duller, Maud Faircloth, Emily Grote, Eileen Mitchell and Joan Rouse.

Our dear friend Keith Pettitt sadly passed away on Tuesday. Please keep Christine in your prayers.

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

New Circuit Manse open house on Wednesday 29th June. You can come along at any time between 2:00pm and 8:00pm at 78 Robin Crescent, Stanway, CO3 8WL.

Don’t Forget – Quiet(ish) Day – at Castle Methodist Church on Saturday 2nd July from 9:45am to 4:00pm. Lunch will be provided.

Please Note – we will not be holding our monthly Coffee Morning in July.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 28th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 29th

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

2:00pm – 8:00pm – Open House at the new circuit manse

Thursday 30th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots.

Saturday 2nd July

9:45am – 4:00pm – Quiet Day at Castle Methodist Church

Next Sunday3rd July

11:00am – Worship led by Betty Rampling

Refreshments afterwards

Forthcoming Events

Acorn Village invites us to an informal service of Christian Worship on Sunday 26th June at 4pm at Clacton Road, Mistley. See poster for more information

Essex Mind & Spirit invites us to a talk about Understanding Dementia at Castle Methodist Church on Thursday 30th June from 12noon to 2pm. Light lunch is provided – please call Mark Thompson on 742014 to reserve a place.

Mersea Methodist Church are holding a Beetle Drive on Saturday 2nd July at 6:30pm. Donation £5 per person towards redecoration of the church. Supper included. Please call 386841 to book a place.

Welcome Service for Revd Steve Swann on Thursday 1st September at 7:30pm at Stanway. Everyone welcome.

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.

Charlie Connor – induction service on Sunday 11th September at 6:30pm at Priory Methodist Church, Bedford.

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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.