Notices 8 July 2018

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 8th July 2018

Introit ‘Now Let us See Thy Beauty, Lord’ H&P 534 v 1

You are warmly welcome especially if you are a visitor or will be joining us during the week through the Recording Ministry and to Ron Firmin who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Please note there will not be a Songs of Praise this evening.

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

Thank you to Jane for spending an entire morning weeding our garden.

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

Tuesday 10th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

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

Thursday 12th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 13th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 15th July
11:00am – Worship led by our own members
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

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.

Colchester Churches Family Fun Festival at Lower Castle Park on Saturday 15th September from 11am to 4pm. Free entry.

Mission Shaped Ministry – a one year part-time learning journey available in the Colchester area starting on Saturday 22nd September. Please see the notice board for further information, contact details and booking form.

Farewell Celebration for West Bergholt Methodist Church on the weekend of 29th and 30th September. More details to follow nearer the time.

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 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 01206 545253.