Notices 12 November 2017

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 12th November 2017

Remembrance Sunday

Introit ‘Father We Love You’ SoF 102

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us through the Recording Ministry and to Ron Firmin 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

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)

NOTICES

Beacon House – if you have any suitable clothing or sleeping bags as well as food and toiletries there is a box in the vestibule for your contributions. They are in desperate need of washing up liquid, coffee, sugar and men’s boxers in s & m.

Coffee Morning on Saturday 2nd December from 10:00 to 11:30am will be in aid of the Colchester Soup Kitchen. Everyone welcome.

Advent Journey – Prayers, Crafts and Reflection in preparation for Christmas and beyond. Saturday 2nd December 11:30am – 4:00pm (straight after the coffee morning). Please bring a sharing lunch.

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.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 13th

7:30pm – Ladies Friendly Circle – Guest Speaker: Phil Bingham

Tuesday 14th

2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 15th

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

Thursday 16th

9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday19th November

11:00am – Worship led by Brian Dack

Circuit Events

‘Remembering’ Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Chapel on Sunday 19th November at 3pm.

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. If you are attending please add your name by next Sunday.

Contemporary Worship at The Ark Methodist Church on Sunday 26th November at 6:30pm. Everyone welcome.

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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.