LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 18th November 2018
Introit ‘Let us with a Gladsome Mind’ SofF 333 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 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 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 Ken Chalmers and especially Rev Alan Jenkins who is undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
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)
Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox Appeal – many thanks to everyone who has contributed. If you still have any items you would like to donate please see Avril.
We are collecting for Beacon House throughout November. Any donations of clothing, food, toiletries or money can be placed in the box that is in the vestibule. Thank you
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 Church
Next Sunday 25th November
11:00am – Worship led by Rachel Allen
Seeking God’s Blessing for Colchester invites you to: ‘Light Overcomes Darkness’. A service of worship led by the Cantus Firmus Colchester Choir and the Salvation Army Songsters. As we approach the season of Advent, this service explores the theme of light overcoming darkness. Guest speaker Rt Rev Roger Morris, Bishop of Colchester. Sunday 25th November at 6:30pm at Plume Avenue Church. Retiring offering, after expenses, towards the St Peter’s Guesthouse project.
Journey to the Stable a reflective advent experience at Mile End Methodist Church on Saturday 1st December any time between 10am and 4pm.
Christmas Concert at St Botolph’s Church performed by the band of the Parachute Regiment on Thursday 13th December. Doors open 7pm.
Age Concern Colchester Christmas Fete on Friday 14th December from 10am to 2pm at 63 North Hill Colchester.
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 Rev Ken Chalmers on 01206 545253.