Notices 1 September 2019


Notices for Week Commencing 1st September 2019

Introit ‘Sing to the Lord a Joyful Song’ H&P 17 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 Alan Beesley 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 Circuit Ministers Rev Joe Adams, Rev Ken Chalmers and Rev Alan Jenkins.

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)


A very big Thank You to Rev Paul Howes who has been looking after us while we have been without a minister.

Methodist Prayer Handbook 2019/2020 is now available priced at £4 each. They are on a first come first served basis. Please take one and leave your money in the box on the bookcase or speak with Christine Beesley.

The next Church Walk will be on Tuesday 24th September.

Tea and Coffee Rota – corrected version now available. Please remember to take your copy.


Tuesday 3rd
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club – Flower Arranging Demonstration

Wednesday 4th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 5th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 6th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 8th September
11:00am – Holy Communion led by Rev Joe Adams
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Colchester’s FREE Family Fun Festival is for everyone to enjoy. In Lower Castle Park on Saturday 14th September from 11am to 4pm. There will be bouncy castles, live music, BBQ, Tiny Tea Tent, Dog Show, Road Train and lots of free activities for adults and children to enjoy.

West Bergholt Methodist Church Quiz Night on Saturday 21st September at 7pm in the hall. Tables of four at £20. Light Refreshments will be served. You are welcome to bring your own nibbles and soft drinks (sorry no alcohol allowed). Book your table by contacting Judith (01206 241969)

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 you are welcome to call Rev Joe Adams on 331437 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.