Notices 8 April 2018


Notices for Week Commencing 8th April 2018

Introit ‘Jesus Stand Among Us’ H&P 530 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 to Jonathan Sparkes 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 Requests – Please remember all those on our prayer list.

Please pray for our Ministers Rev Paul Howes, Rev Alan Jenkins and Rev Ken Chalmers 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)


Easter Offering envelopes – if you didn’t collect one last week please do so today. Please can these be returned by next week. Don’t forget to complete the Gift Aid declaration if you are a tax payer.

Lent Course 2018 on Friday afternoons here at Lexden at 2:30pm. Due to the snow part 6 ‘Keeping Going’ will now be held on Friday 13th April.

Colchester Borough and Parish Elections on Thursday 3rd May will see our church being used as a Polling Station. Although Morning Prayer will be held as usual there will not be any Time for Tots on this day.


Tuesday 10th
1:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club Fish & Chip lunch

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

Thursday 12th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
No Time for Tots – Easter Holiday

Friday 13th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Garling Room
2:30pm – Lent Course – week 6 – ‘Keeping going’

Next Sunday 15th April

11:00am – Worship led by Rev Martin Camroux
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Quiz night at West Bergholt Methodist Church on Saturday 14th April at 7pm in the hall. Tables of four at £20. Light Refreshments will be served. You are welcome to bring your own nibbles and soft drinks (sorry no alcohol allowed). Book your table by contacting Judith (01206 241969).

If you are visiting us for the first time please add your name to our Visitor’s Book which is on the bookcase in the entrance vestibule. Many thanks


Contacts – If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or call Revd Paul Howes on 01206 514828 or Revd Alan Jenkins on 01206 793888. Rev Ken Chalmers in currently on sabbatical.