Notices 15 April 2018

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 15th April 2018

Introit ‘Jesus Stand Among Us’ H&P 530 v 1

We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Rev Martin Camroux 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

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.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)

NOTICES

MakeLunch is a charity which provides free hot meals for children in need during school holidays. They are looking for volunteers for the summer holidays at Lexden Primary School in Nelson Road. If you are interested in helping or know anyone who would be please speak to Christine B. Thank you.

Easter Offering envelopes – please can these be returned today if you haven’t already done so. Don’t forget to complete the Gift Aid declaration if you are a tax payer.

Please note there will not be a service here on Sunday 29th April because we are all attending the circuit service at Castle Methodist Church on that day.

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.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 17th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 18th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 19th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 20th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Garling Room

Next Sunday 22nd April

11:00am – Easter Offering Service
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Church this afternoon at 3:30pm. Everyone welcome.

Churches of Colchester present Pentecost Sunday Celebration featuring Graham Kendrick and band with guest speaker Bishop Roger Morris at Kingsland Church (above Aldi) on Sunday 20th May at 6:30pm.

Visitors
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

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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.