Notices 15 January 2017

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 15th January 2017

Introit ‘Set my Spirit Free’ SoF 494

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Ron Firmin who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room

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

World Mission Fund –a very big thank you to everyone who returned their envelope. These can still be brought in today.

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 – we are collecting the stamps for Guide Dogs for the Blind this year. There is a box in the entrance vestibule for these.

Church Council Meeting is on Wednesday 15th February. Can all those members who have reports to prepare please pass them to Viv by the end of this month

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 17th

1:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club Fish and Chip Lunch

Wednesday 18th

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

Thursday 19th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday22nd January

11:00am – Worship led by Revd John Robinson

Refreshments afterwards

Forthcoming Events

West Bergholt Methodist Church New Year Social Afternoon takes place on Saturday 28th January from 3 to 5:30pm in the hall on Chapel Lane. There will be a variety of puzzle and quizzes. You are asked to bring food to share. Tea and coffee will be provided.

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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.