Notices 11 September 2016


Notices for Week Commencing 11th September 2016

Introit ‘Blest be the Tie that Binds our Hearts’ SoF 49 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 Paul Howes 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 Derek Coe

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 Requests – Chris Chester, Gerald Daldry, Barbara Duller, Maud & Frank Faircloth, Emily Grote, Eileen Mitchell and Joan Rouse.

Please remember Ruth and James Ridge in your prayers and the young boy they are in the process of adopting.

Please pray for our Ministers Revd Paul Howes, Revd Alan Jenkins, Revd Ken Chalmers and Revd Steve Swann 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.


(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


Our Harvest Festival will be on Sunday 9th October starting with lunch, 12:30 for a 1pm sit-down, followed by a church service at 3pm in which children will be invited to take part. Please add your name to the list on the notice board if you will be here for lunch. Don’t forget we will not be having our normal morning service on this day or an evening Songs of Praise. Our harvest donations of food and money will be going to the Colchester Food Bank.


Monday 12th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speakers – Julie & Maddie Whitney

Tuesday 13th

1:30pm – Methodist Walkers meet at Musk Close

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

7:30pm – Leadership Team Meeting using the Garling Room

Wednesday 14th

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

Thursday 15th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday18th September

11:00am – Worship led by Revd John Robinson

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Charlie Connor – induction service this evening at 6:30pm at Priory Methodist Church, Bedford.

Lexden Methodist Church Harvest Festival Lunch on Sunday 9th October 12:30 for a 1pm start followed by a Church Service at 3:00pm.

Journey into Wholeness presents a Jesus Deck Training Event at Stanway Evangelical Church on Saturday 1st October from 10:00am to 1:00pm. For more information please see the poster on the notice board.


Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Revd Paul Howes on 01206 514828, Revd Alan Jenkins on 01206 793888, Revd Ken Chalmers on 01206 545253 or Revd Steve Swann on 01206 331437.