LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 17th 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 Rev Paul Howes 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)
Methodist Home Association – MHA – if you have not already done so please hand in your envelope today. Don’t forget to complete the Gift Aid box if you are a tax payer.
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.
If you are able to host one of our Coffee Mornings please add your name to the list on the notice board.
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
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Garling Room
Next Sunday 24th June
11:00am – Worship led by Rev David Moody
Fingringhoe Chapel Songs of Praise This Afternoon at 3:00pm.
Older Persons’ Information Fair at Firstsite, Colchester on Friday 22nd June from 10am to 1pm. Free advise if you have any concerns about your pension or health services etc.
West Mersea Methodist Church – Church Anniversary Quiz Night on Saturday 30th June at 6:30pm. Please call 01206 384183 to book a table.
Stanway U3A – University of the Third Age – if you are interested in any of the activities on offer you are invited to attend their next meeting at Stanway Village Hall on Friday 13th July at 2:15pm.
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.