Notices 11 August 2019


Notices for Week Commencing 11th August 2019

Introit ‘Safe in the Shadow of the Lord’ SoF 991 v1

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 Rachel Allen who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

Recording Ministry – if you would like a DVD of our service today 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. Rev Alan Jenkins and Rev Joe Adams who has now moved into our circuit and will be taking services from September.

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)


Beacon House – Thank you to everyone who has donated to Beacon House. Your contributions are appreciated very much. If you have any more items please see Sheila.

We are very grateful to Margaret and the ladies of the Friendly Tea Club who have washed and repaired all the cushions and cushion covers in the Garling Room.

Parking is not available at Castle Methodist Church from Monday 19th to Wednesday 21st August while they are having the car park re-laid.


Tuesday 13th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Thursday 15th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer

Friday 16th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 18th August
11:00am – Worship led by Rev Ken Chalmers
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Age UK present Panto Horse Derby Day 2019 on August 26th from 10:30am to 3:00pm on Colchester High Street. Further details on the poster on the notice board.

Circuit Welcome Service for Rev Joe Adams on Wednesday 28th August at 7:00pm at Wimpole Road Methodist Church. Preacher: Rev Dr David Chapman, Chair of District.

Garden Tea Party to meet and greet our new minister on Saturday 31st August from 3:30 to 5:30pm at 32 Wheatfield Road, Stanway.

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.