Notices 26 February 2017

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 26th February 2017

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

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 John Robinson 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 – Roz Carrington, Gerald Daldry, Barbara Duller, Maud & Frank Faircloth, Emily Grote, Eileen Mitchell and Joan Rouse. Please remember Jeff and Rita Laing and family in your prayers following the death of Jeff’s mother Doris. The funeral will on Monday 20th March at 11:45am at Weeley Crematorium.

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.

NOTICES

Prayer Walk – whilst there is a standing invitation to anyone to join Steve on his weekly ‘Prayer Walk’ in Colchester West, this is something which has been included in the schedule of ‘Methodist Walks’ for 2017. If you can, please do join Avril and Steve on Wednesday 1st March. Meet at the manse at 78 Robin Crescent at 10.30am. Walking will be on surfaced pathways.

Receiving Jesus – a course for Lent led by Revd Paul Howes. Five weeks beginning on Friday 10th March at 2:30pm. See the poster on the notice board for more information.

Passover Meal on Maundy Thursday 13th April at 7pm. Everyone welcome. Please add your name to the list on the notice board.

Lexden Link Spring Edition – please let Christine or Alan know if you have any articles to be included in our magazine.

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 26th February 2017

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

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 John Robinson 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 – Roz Carrington, Gerald Daldry, Barbara Duller, Maud & Frank Faircloth, Emily Grote, Eileen Mitchell and Joan Rouse. Please remember Jeff and Rita Laing and family in your prayers following the death of Jeff’s mother Doris. The funeral will on Monday 20th March at 11:45am at Weeley Crematorium.

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.

NOTICES

Prayer Walk – whilst there is a standing invitation to anyone to join Steve on his weekly ‘Prayer Walk’ in Colchester West, this is something which has been included in the schedule of ‘Methodist Walks’ for 2017. If you can, please do join Avril and Steve on Wednesday 1st March. Meet at the manse at 78 Robin Crescent at 10.30am. Walking will be on surfaced pathways.

Receiving Jesus – a course for Lent led by Revd Paul Howes. Five weeks beginning on Friday 10th March at 2:30pm. See the poster on the notice board for more information.

Passover Meal on Maundy Thursday 13th April at 7pm. Everyone welcome. Please add your name to the list on the notice board.

Lexden Link Spring Edition – please let Christine or Alan know if you have any articles to be included in our magazine.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 28th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 1st

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

10:30am – Prayer Walk starting from 78 Robin Crescent

7:30pm – Circuit Meeting

Thursday 2nd

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Saturday 4th

10:00 – 11:30am – Coffee Morning with Bring & Buy

This month’s charity – Colchester Women’s Refuge

Next Sunday5th March

11:00am – Worship led by Phil Bingham

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Women’s World Day of Prayer – there will be a service at West Bergholt Methodist Church on Friday 3rd March at 1:30pm preceded by a soup and snack lunch at 12:30pm. It is written by the women of Philippines and the theme will be ‘Am I being unfair to you?’

Daffodil Day – Monday 6th March 2017 at Westminster Central Hall. Theme – Life Changing Prayer.

Colchester Chamber Choir – ‘Song of Songs’. Settings by Palestrina, Guerrero, Victoria, Lassus and others with jazz guitar improvisations by internationally acclaimed guitarist Chris Allard at St Peter ad Vincula, Coggeshall on Sunday 19th March 2017 at 7:00pm. Tickets £16, under 30s £10, students £5 (includes complimentary refreshments) now on sale. For more information email info

Advance Notice – Colchester Methodist Circuit Activity Day on Social Issues

Saturday 13th May 2017 – 9.30am – 4pm at Highwoods Methodist Church.

This event will explore the roots of social justice and action within the Methodist Church and how we might move on in the future.

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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.