Notices 29 October 2017


Notices for Week Commencing 29th October 2017

Introit ‘Give to our God Immortal Praise’ H&P 22 v1

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Eddie Lansdown 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 – 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.


(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy on Saturday 4th November from 10:00 to 11:30am will be in support of the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Appeal of The Methodist Church. Do please come along to support us.

Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal – if you would like to fill a shoebox we have some ready-made boxes or you can wrap a shoebox in Christmas paper. Leaflets detailing what to pack are available in the vestibule. We also have envelopes for money donations. Please can all these be returned to church by next Sunday 5th November. Many thanks.

Are you a keen form filler? We need someone to take on the responsibility for completing the annual property return for our church. Please see Alan for more information.


Tuesday 31st

1:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club Fish and Chip Lunch

Wednesday 1st

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

Thursday 2nd

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Saturday 4th

10:00 – 11:30am Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy

Next Sunday5th November

Church Anniversary

11:00am – Holy Communion with Revd Alan Jenkins

Refreshments afterwards

Other 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 November 4th.

Songs & Tales a evening with Jonathan Veira at St Margaret’s Church, Stanstead Road (off Mersea Road) on Saturday 4th November 7:15pm start. See poster for more information.

Sealed with a Roar – WOW conference 2017 at Kingsland Church on Saturday 11th November from 10:00am to 16:30pm. Join with other women to hear about His mysteries. Visit to book a place.

Lexden Choral Society invite you to The Armed Man. A Remembrance and Thanksgiving Concert at St Botolph’s Church on Saturday 11th November at 7:30pm. Tickets available from Mann’s Music.

A Future for Methodism in Colchester? Circuit Study Day on Saturday 25th November at The Ark. Please see the notice board for more information and the sign-up sheet.

Contemporary Worship at The Ark Methodist Church on Sunday 26th November 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 Paul Howes on 01206 514828, Revd Alan Jenkins on 01206 793888, Revd Ken Chalmers on 01206 545253 or Revd Steve Swann on 01206 331437.