LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 10th September 2017
Introit ‘Now Let Us See Thy Beauty, Lord’ H&P 534 v 1
A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to our church members who are 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 – Please remember all those on our prayer list.
Please pray for our Ministers Revd Paul Howes, 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 else who needs our prayers.
PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)
Methodist Church Prayer Handbook – as requested we have not ordered somany this year. They are available at £4 each on a first come first served basis in the vestibule.
Harvest Festival on Sunday 1st October at 3:00pm after Harvest Lunch. Please note there will not be a morning service here on this day. As usual we will be collecting for the Colchester Food Bank. Donations of canned meat, fish, fruit and vegetables as well as packets of food and long life products can be left in the box in the vestibule.
Harvest Lunch will be 12:30 for a 1pm start. Please add your name to the list on the notice board if you are coming for lunch.
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker: Melanie Howes
1:30pm – Methodist Walkers meet at Musk Close for car share to Fordham
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots
Next Sunday17th September
11:00am – Holy Communion with Revd David Moody
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 – not just for children.
Contemporary Worship at Mersea Methodist Church on Sunday 24th September at 6:30pm.
Prayer Changes Everything – a monthly Circuit Prayer Event which will be held at Castle Methodist Church on the first Saturday of the month at 9:30am lasting around 30 minutes. The next one will be October 7th.
Circuit Study Day on 7th October at The Ark from 10am to 4pm. It is for anyone who has an interest in using puppets in ministry. There is a charge of £15 for the day. To book a place please contact Helen Coppin by phone or email.
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.