Notices 21 May 2017

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 21st May 2017

Shine Like Stars

Introit ‘O Breath of Life’ SoF 407 v1

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Viv and Geoff Wilcox who are 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 – Lidia Berris, Gerald Daldry, Emily Grote, Joan Rouse and Betty Taylor.

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

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.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 23rd

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 24th

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

Thursday 25th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday28th May

11:00am – Worship led by Mike Abbs

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.

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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.