LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 8th 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 Rev Joe Adams who is leading our worship with Holy Communion 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.
PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
(1 Thessalonians 5:17)
Harvest Festival – we are collecting for the Colchester Food Bank. They need all sorts of tinned and dry food – with a long shelf life please – also cleaning, hygiene and sanitary products. We have envelopes if you would like to donate money instead. Thank you
Harvest Lunch on Sunday 29th September. Please add your name to the list on the notice board.
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. Meet at the church at 1:30pm.
Tea and Coffee Rota – corrected version now available. Please remember to take your copy.
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 15th September
11:00am – Worship led by Anne Worker
Memory Worship for those with and without dementia at The Ark, Highwoods Methodist Church on Wednesday 11th September from 2pm to 4pm. Leaflets are available if you are interested in this or forthcoming gatherings.
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.
Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Church on Sunday 15th September at 3pm.
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 can call Rev Joe Adams on 331437 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.