Notices 16 April 2017

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 16th April 2017

Easter Sunday

Introit ‘Jesus Stand Among Us’ H&P 530v1

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.

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 – Lidia Berris, Gerald Daldry, 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)

NOTICES

A massive thank you to everyone involved in preparing the Passover meal on Thursday. It was informative and enjoyable.

Easter Offering envelopesneed to be returned today. Thank you to everyone who has already brought them in.

Lexden Link Spring Edition is now available. Please help yourself to a copy from the entrance vestibule.

Coffee Morning Hosts – please please please add your name to the list on the notice board if you are able to make the teas and coffees for one of our Saturday morning events.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 18th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

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

Wednesday 19th

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

Thursday 20th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday23rd

11:00am – Local Arrangement

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Church this afternoon at 3:00pm.

Contemporary Worship Service at Mile End Methodist Church on Sunday 30th April at 6:30pm.

Colchester Methodist Circuit Activity Day on Social Issues onSaturday 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. Please see the poster on the notice board and add your name to list stating which group session you would like. Lunch is provided – £5 suggested donation.

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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.