Notices 14 May 2017


Notices for Week Commencing 14th May 2017

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A very warm welcome to you 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.

This Evening – 6:30pm – Songs of Praise

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 Requests – Lidia Berris, Gerald Daldry, Emily Grote, Eileen Mitchell and Joan Rouse.

The funeral of Barbara Duller will take place on Friday May 19th at 2pm at the Colchester Crematorium with refreshments here in the Garling Room afterwards.

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.


(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


Coffee Morning Hosts – we could still do with some more volunteers to serve tea and coffee at our monthly bring and buys. We are collecting for Tear Fund in June, Gideons in July and Action for Children in August.


Tuesday 16th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 17th

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

Thursday 18th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday21st May

11:00am – Shine Like Stars

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Election Hustings at St Botolph’s Church on Tuesday 23rd May at 7:30pm. Entry is free.

Christian Music Festival at Weston House West Sussex on Saturday 27th May. Please contact Derek Coe if you are interested in going. A coach will be arranged from Colchester.

Contemporary Worship at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Sunday 28th May at 6:30pm.

Action for Children sponsored walk will take place from West Bergholt church hall on Saturday 17th June at 10:00am. Please contact Sylvia Wilks on 242511 for more information.

Free Family Fun Day arranged by Seeking God’s Blessing for Colchester will be held in the Lower Castle Park on Saturday 16th September from 11am to 4pm. Everyone welcome.


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.