Notices 9 July 2017


Notices for Week Commencing 9th July 2017

Introit ‘God of Almighty Love’ H&P 793

A very warm welcome to you 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.

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, 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.


(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 Action for Children in August. Please let Christine or Alan know if there is a local charity you think would benefit from one of our charity days.


Tuesday 11th

1:30pm – Methodist Walkers meet at Musk Close for car share to Boxted

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

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

Wednesday 12th

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

Thursday 13th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday16th July

11:00am – Worship led by Caroline White

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Young People’s Gathering – do you know anyone aged 10-18? Colchester Methodist Circuit are starting a new group for young people to get together, have fun and look at faith and issues that concern them. Initial gathering on Sunday 9th July at 7pm at The Ark. Please take a flyer if you know of someone who would be interested.

Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Chapel on Sunday 16th July at 3pm.

Contemporary Worship at Boxted Methodist Church Hall on Sunday 23rd July at 6:30pm.

Prayer Changes Everything – from September there will be a monthly Circuit Prayer Event held at Castle Methodist Church on the first Saturday of the month at 9:30am lasting around 30 minutes. The first one will be 2nd September.

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.