LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 22nd 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 our church members who are leading our Easter Offering Service 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 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)
Please note there will not be a service here next Sunday 29th April because we are all attending the circuit service at Castle Methodist Church on that day.
Coffee Morning with Bring and Buy on Saturday 5th May will be in support of RNLI. Please come along if you can at any time between 10am and 11:30am.
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.
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
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots
7:30pm – Circuit Leadership Meeting
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Garling Room
Next Sunday 29th April
10:30am – Circuit Service at Castle Methodist Church
Thursday 3rd May
7:00am to 10:00pm – Colchester Borough and Parish Elections
Saturday 5th May
10:00am – 11:30am – Coffee Morning for RNLI
Sunday 6th May
11:00am Worship led by Betty Rampling
Conversations around the Covenant at Castle Methodist Church on Saturday 28th April 9:45am to 3:30pm with Revd Dr Neil Richardson former president of the Methodist Church in Great Britain and the Most Revd Dr Rowan Williams former Archbishop of Canterbury. A study day exploring the future of the Anglican-Methodist Covenant (bring your own lunch). If you are interested in going please sign the sheet on the notice board TODAY. Thank you
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.
Searchlight Theatre Company are coming to Christ Church Colchester on Thursday 14th June at 7:15pm where you will hear the first 90 chapters of the bible on 90 minutes! Please see the poster on the notice board for ticket details.
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