Notices 15 July 2018

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 15th July 2018

Introit ‘Now Let us See Thy Beauty, Lord’ H&P 534 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 our church members who are 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

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. Also see Bill or Janet Bloxham if you would like to be part of the weekly envelope scheme.

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 17th
1:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club Fish & Chip lunch at Linda’s

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 Church

Next Sunday 22nd July
11:00am – Worship led by Betty Rampling
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

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

Welcome Training Event organised by Friends International at Greenstead Evangelical Church on Saturday 22nd September from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Please see the poster on the notice board for further information.

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.