Notices 22 September 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 22nd 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 Ron Firmin who is leading our worship this morning.

Please stay for refreshments afterwards in the Garling Room.

This Evening 6:30pm – Contemporary Worship

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.

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. Please note the usual tea and coffee will not be served after the morning service
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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

We have produced an edition of our occasional magazine Lexden Link. Please help yourself to a copy.

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 24th
1:30pm – Walkers meet at the church – please leave our car park clear
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
7:30pm – Colchester Civic Society using the Garling Room

Wednesday 25th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 26th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots
7:00pm – Circuit Leadership Team Meeting in the Garling Room

Friday 27th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 29th September
Harvest Festival
11:00am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes
Followed by Harvest Lunch

Future Events

Circuit Study Day 19th October. More details to come.

Colchester Community Band Concert at Highwoods Community Centre on Sunday 20th October at 3pm. There will be a retiring collection for The Ark.

John Bell: Everybody Sing! Lion Walk Church on Sunday 27th October at 6:30pm. For further information, including details of the workshop at 3:30pm, please see the poster on the notice board.

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.