LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 1st December 2019
First Sunday in Advent
Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298 v1
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 Eddie Lansdown 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 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)
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
Christmas at Lexden – Please make a note of our additional services this Christmas
12th December at 10:30am – Crib Service
22nd December at 4:00pm – Candlelight Carol Service
24th December at 11:15pm – Midnight Communion
25th December at 9:45 am – Christmas Morning Service
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
7:30pm – Leadership Team meeting in the Garling Room
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 8th December
Second Sunday in Advent
11:00am – Holy Communion led by Rev Joe Adams
Christmas Tree Festival at Lion Walk Church, Colchester. Trees will be available to view from Saturday 7th December to Saturday 14th December from 10am to 4pm each day. Our Friendly Tea Club will be decorating one of the trees this year so do please go along if you are able – free admission.
Family Service at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) at 4pm led by Rev Joe Adams.
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.