Notices 27 October 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 27th 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 Joe Adams 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

Update on Stephen – he is now a resident at The Oaks on Lexden Road, Room 44, where he is receiving 24 hour care and monitoring. Julie went to see him and, although he is walking very slowly, he does remember us all. He would like friends from the church to make short visits occasionally. The best times would be between 11am to 12:30pm or 2:30 to 4pm.

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

Communion Steward – from the start of next year we will need someone else to help hand out the bread and wine at our monthly Communion services. Please see Christine or Chrissie if you are able to volunteer. Thank you

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 29th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club – The History of Braille

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

Thursday 31st
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
Time for Tots on Holiday

Friday 1st
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Next Sunday 3rd November
Church Anniversary
11:00am – Worship led by Rachel Allen
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

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.

Quiz Night in aid of Tearfund here at Lexden on Saturday 16th November starting at 7pm. Further information to follow.

Contemporary Worship at The Ark on Sunday 24th November starting at 6:30pm.

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.