LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 13th October 2019
Introit ‘As we are Gathered’ SF 28
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 Rev Ron Smith 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)
Church Council on Thursday 17th October starting at 7:30pm and finishing at 9pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Child. We are collecting for this very important Christian outreach charity again this year. Don’t forget to take a leaflet and shoebox. If you are unable to fill a box please bring in what you can and we have envelopes for money donations as well. Please can these all be brought in by 10th November. Thank you
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. Thank you
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
7:30pm – Church Council
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church
Next Sunday 20th October
11:00am – Worship led by Rev Paul Howes
Circuit Study Day – ‘Courageous Conversations’ bible study on the subject of human relationships will be held on Saturday 19th October from 10am to 4pm at The Ark, Highwoods. Lunch will be provided. There is a poster with more information on the notice board and a sign-up sheet.
Harvest Praise at Fingringhoe Methodist Church on Sunday 20th October at 3pm.
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.
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 331413 or Rev Alan Jenkins on 793888 or Rev Ken Chalmers on 545253.