LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 3rd June 2018
Introit ‘Sing to the Lord a Joyful Song’ H&P 17 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 Caroline White 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 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)
Church Walk on 5 June please meet 11 Musk Close at 1:30pm or the car park near Eight Ash Green cricket club at 1.45pm (left past the Cricketers pub and then on the left). Leaflet available at back of Church. Speak to Avril or Nigel if any queries.
Coffee Morning – it has been suggested that instead of Bring and Buy we hold a Game’s Meeting on the first Saturday of the month. We could have board games like Scrabble and Chess and card games like Bridge and Canasta. Please let Sheila or Christine know if you would be interested in this.
If you are able to host one of our Coffee Mornings please add your name to the list on the notice board.
Gift Aid – if you are a low wage/pension earner and have set up Gift Aid on your weekly offering please speak with Bill. Under the new regulations if you have not paid sufficient tax to cover your Gift Aid donation you may have to make up the difference in income tax to HMRC.
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
1:30pm – Church Walkers meet at Musk Close
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Garling Room
Next Sunday 10th June
11:00am – Holy Communion led by Rev Jane Cassidy
6:30pm – Songs of Praise
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.
Action for Children sponsored walk on Saturday 16th June starting at 10:00am from West Bergholt Methodist Church. A 5 mile circular walk. Please see the poster on the notice board for more 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.
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.