Notices 21 April 2019


Notices for Week Commencing 21st April 2019
Easter Sunday

Introit ‘Jesus Stand Among Us’ H&P 530 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 Sue King who is leading our worship with Holy Communion 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 one of the stewards 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 recovering from 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.

(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


Donate for Lent – thank you to everyone who brought in tins of soup over the Lent period. The users of the Soup Kitchen really appreciate your generosity and we are grateful to Sheila who gives her time to help run the Soup Kitchen.

Easter Offering Envelope – this is the final week for these to be returned. Don’t forget to complete the gift aid section if you are a tax payer.

Better Together – by now you will have had the time read the letter regarding the Better Together Activity day on Saturday 27th April. If you would like to attend and discuss the future of the Colchester Circuit please add your name to the sign-up sheet on the notice board TODAY. The event is at the Ark from 9:30am to 4:00pm and a light lunch will be provided.

The weekend is rounded off by a circuit service at Castle on Sunday 28th April. Lifts can be provided.


Tuesday 23rd
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 24th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 25th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 26th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 28th April
No Service Here

11:00am –Circuit Service at Castle Methodist Church

Other Events

Easter Praise – at Fingringhoe Methodist Church THIS AFTERNOON at 3pm.

Better Together – Circuit Activity Day and Circuit Service. Planning workshop on Saturday 27th April at The Ark from 9:30am to 4pm to reflect on our opportunities, plan our priorities and share our resources. Circuit Service at Castle on Sunday 28th April at 11am.

Gathering for Contemporary Worship at Castle Methodist Church on Sunday 28th April at 6:30pm.

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 Rev Paul Howes on 01206 514828.