Notices 1 October 2017


Notices for Week Commencing 1st October 2017

Harvest Festival

Introit ‘Give to our God Immortal Praise’ H&P 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 Revd Steve Swann who is leading our worship this afternoon.

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 Circuit 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 else who needs our prayers.


(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


Our Harvest Festival donations of food and money will be taken to the Colchester Food Bank. Many thanks for your contributions.

A very big Thank You to Sheila and her team who arranged the Harvest Lunch today. I am sure it we all appreciated it.

Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal – if you would like to fill a shoebox we have some ready-made boxes and leaflets detailing what to pack are available in the vestibule.

Methodist Church Prayer Handbook – we still have some available at £4 each in the vestibule.

Lexden Methodist Church Council on Wednesday 11th October at 7:30pm. Everyone is invited to attend.

Please Note – The old one pound coin ceases to be legal tender on 15th October 2017. That means shops and banks will not accept them. Please check your purses and money boxes to make sure you don’t have any stored away. Also, if you are given them in your change you have the right to refuse them.


Tuesday 3rd

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 4th

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

Thursday 5th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday8th October

11:00am – Holy Communion led by Revd Paul Howes

6:30pm – Songs of Praise

Circuit Events

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.

Contemporary Worship at Wivenhoe Methodist Church on Sunday 22nd October at 6:30pm. Everyone welcome.


Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Revd Alan Jenkins on 01206 793888.