Notices 15 September 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 15th 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 Anne Worker 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

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)

NOTICES

Harvest Festival and once again we are collecting for the Colchester Food Bank. They need all sorts of tinned and dry food – with a long shelf life please. There is a shopping list on the notice board and a box for your contributions. We also have envelopes if you would like to donate money instead. Thank you

Harvest Lunch straight after the service on Sunday 29th September. Don’t forget to add your name to the list on the notice board.

The next Church Walk will be on Tuesday 24th September. Meet at the church at 1:30pm.

Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Child. We will be collecting shoeboxes again this year. Leaflets are now available. Please make a note of the items that are not suitable.

Keyholders – we need an up-to-date list of all the keys for our church. If you have a key please can you inform Geoff Wilcox or Christine Beesley. Thank you

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Monday 16th
2:30pm – Steward’s Meeting

Tuesday 17th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 18th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room
7:00pm – Circuit Meeting

Thursday 19th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 20th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 22nd September
11:00am – Worship led by Ron Firmin
Refreshments afterwards

6:30pm – Contemporary Worship at Lexden

Other Events

Songs of Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Church TODAY 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)

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 you can call Rev Joe Adams on 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.