Notices 5 February 2017

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 5th February 2017

Introit ‘O How Blest the Hour, Lord Jesus’ H&P 655 v 1

You are very warmly welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Rachel Allen 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

Methodist Walk on Tuesday 14th February – please let Derek or Avril know if you are planning on joining this walk because the Pier Café – where lunch will be – need to know approximate numbers.

Annual Church Council Meeting is on Wednesday 15th February. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting.

Daffodil Day – Monday 6th March 2017 at Westminster Central Hall. Theme – Life Changing Prayer. A coach is booked to go from the circuit, cost £17. For more info or to book a place contact Viv Wilcox on 01206 545083. vmwilcox

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 7th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 8th

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

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

Thursday 9th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday12th February

11:00am – Holy Communion with Revd David Moody

Refreshments afterwards

Forthcoming Events

Abbeyfield Community Project United Service this evening at 6:30pm at Christ Church Ireton Road. A service of Worship celebrating Church and community. Everyone welcome.

Trinity Methodist Church presents a Winter Convert with the Boxted Silver Band on Saturday 11th February at 7:30pm. Please see the poster on the notice board for further information.

Romance Academy are visiting Colchester on Saturday 25thFebruary at Plume Avenue Church. The event consists of two sessions. An afternoon session called ‘Lets Talk about Sex’ for parents, youth workers, church leaders and educators, followed by an evening session for young people in years 7-13 called ‘Attraction’. The evening session will be a fun and informative session aimed at helping young people build healthy relationships and consider their own choices around the area of relationships. See the flyer on the notice board.

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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.

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