Notices 21 January 2018

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 21st January 2018

Introit ‘God of Almighty Love’ H&P 793 v 1

A very warm welcome to you especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and we are delighted to welcome the Rev’d Dr David Chapman – Chair of District – who is leading 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

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

New Year Lunch – a very big thank you to everyone involved in arranging this.

Lost earring – please can you keep your eyes open for a missing diamond stud earring – there is a picture of its partner on the notice board. Thank you

The Annual Church Meeting will be on Wednesday 14th February at 7:30pm. Please can all church reports be with Vivian by the end of January. These should be for the church year September 2016 to August 2017. Thank you

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 23rd
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 24th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 25th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Next Sunday 28th January
11:00am – Worship led by Rev’d Alan Jenkins

Other Events

New Year ‘Songs of Praise’ at Fingringhoe Methodist Chapel this afternoon at 3pm. Please come along if you can.

Contemporary Worship at Castle Methodist Church on Sunday 28th January at 6:30pm. Everyone welcome.
Next month on Sunday 25th February the circuit contemporary worship should be here at Lexden.

Time for Prayer on the last Tuesday of the month at 7:30am at the Oak Tree Coffee House – just behind Highwoods Tesco. The first one will be on 30th January. This is an initiative proposed by the Rt Rev’d Roger Morris Bishop of Colchester because a lot of exiting things happen when Christians get together and pray. There will be a short time of worship and a brief reflection on Scripture as well.

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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.