Notices 25 December 2016

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 25th December 2016

Christmas Day

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298

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 this morning.

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, Barbara Duller, Maud & Frank Faircloth, Emily Grote, Eileen Mitchell and Joan Rouse.

Please pray for our Minister Revd Paul Howes and the circuit team ministers 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.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING

(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

GENERAL NOTICES

Epiphany Lunch on Saturday 7th January – 12:30 for a 1pm start. Please add your name to the list on the notice board if you are coming.

Tea/Coffee Rota – please remember to take your copy. Many thanks to everyone who is willing and able to serve the refreshments after our services.

Stamps – don’t forget to save the stamps from all the Christmas cards you are receiving. There is a box in the entrance vestibule for them. We are collecting them for Guide Dogs for the Blind this year.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Thursday 29th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

Next Sunday1st January 2017

11:00am – Worship led by Revd Steve Swann

Refreshments afterwards

Forthcoming Events

Epiphany Lunch on Saturday 7th January – 12:30 for a 1pm start.

Circuit Activity Day at The Ark, Highwoods on Saturday 14th January 2017. Bible study, prayer and craft looking at the Gospel according to Matthew.

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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.