Notices 10 July 2016

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 10th July 2016

Introit ‘Let us With a Gladsome Mind’ SofF 333 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 Revd Alan Jenkins who is leading our worship this morning.

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

This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise led by Sheila Dempsey

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, Christine Pettitt and family (Keith’s funeral is this Tuesday) 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

Church Council Meeting on Thursday 14th July at 7:30pm. The theme will be ‘Our Calling’. Everyone is more than welcome to attend.

Lexden Link Summer 2016 edition is now available. If you didn’t take a copy last week please remember to take one with you today.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 11th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker – Andrew Whitney

Tuesday 12th

1:30pm – Meet at 11 Musk Close for walk to Little Oakley Sea Wall

2:00pm – Funeral of Keith Pettitt at St George’s Church, Shimpling

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 13th

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

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

Thursday 14th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

7:30pm – Church Council Meeting

Next Sunday17th July

11:00am – Worship led by Eddie Lansdown

Refreshments afterwards

Future Events

Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Chapel on Sunday 17th July at 3pm.

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

Eight Ash Green Methodist Church ‘Moving On’. See the Lexden Link for more information about this. The weekend of activities will commence with a Jazz Night on Friday 2nd September – 8pm till late. Open Church on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September with displays and memorabilia. Refreshments will be available. Service of Celebration on Sunday 4th September at 3:00pm with Revd Ruth Ridge. Please see the poster on the notice board for full details.

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.