Notices 16 July 2017

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Notices for Week Commencing 16th July 2017

Introit ‘God of Almighty Love’ H&P 793

You are very warmly welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Caroline White 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 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)


Mission in Britain Boxes – please can these be brought into church over the next two Sundays. Please leave them on the desk at the back near where Stephen sits.

If there is anyone who would like to take ownership of the Mission in Britain and World Church initiatives please speak with one of our Stewards.

Many thanks

Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy – Saturday 5th August 10:00 to 11:30am. Our charity will be Action for Children. Everyone welcome.


Tuesday 18th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

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 July

11:00am – Holy Communion with Revd Paul Howes

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Chapel This Afternoon 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.