Notices 30 December 2018

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 30th December 2018

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above All Names’ SF 298

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 Rev Ron Smith 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 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 and especially Rev Ken Chalmers who has been diagnosed with shingles and 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)

NOTICES

Please Note there will not be a meeting of the Friendly Tea Club this week but Thursday morning prayer time will be here as usual.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Thursday 3rd
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

Next Sunday 6th January
11:00am – Worship led by Brian Dack
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Prayer Changes Things – prayer service at Castle Methodist Church at 9:30am to 10:00am on Saturday 5th January led by Jane Dansie.

Circuit Event – As a circuit it feels like we are experiencing a limitation of resources like never before, but at the same time there are exciting opportunities opening up to us. Together, and together with God, we can make the most of these possibilities to continue God’s work.
On the 19th January 2019 we will meet at the Ark for a day-long workshop (10am to 4pm) to identify what our circuit priorities might be and to look at how we might work Better Together to be fruitful in God’s mission.
This exploration and celebration of our shared place in God’s work will conclude with a circuit service on Sunday 20th January at 11am at Castle.
Please see the poster on the notice board. Sign-up sheet to follow.

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 Rev Paul Howes on 01206 514828.