Notices 15 December 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 15th December 2019
Third Sunday in Advent

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298

We light the third candle to symbolise joy, knowing
that fullness of Joy comes from God alone.

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 Rev David Moody 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

Christmas Cards – as usual we are sending just one card to all of our friends in church. These can be pinned to the notice board in the Garling Room and there is a collection box for donations to ‘Action for Children’.

We have received a card from Chris Nash and she wishes all her old friends well.

Christmas at Lexden – Please make a note of our additional services this Christmas Everyone is welcome at all or any of these services.
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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

Tuesday 17th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club – Christmas Songs Sing-along

Wednesday 18th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 19th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
Time for Tots on Christmas holiday

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

Next Sunday 22nd December
Fourth Sunday in Advent
11:00am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes

4:00pm – Carols by Candlelight
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Churches in Stanway invite you to Community Carols in Stanway Community Hall today at 4pm.

Love Stanway Lakelands Nativity on Tuesday 17th December at 6:30pm on Lakelands Estate Playpark, Martin Hunt Drive. Carols followed by mince pies. Come dressed as your favourite nativity character.

Family Service at Wimpole Road Methodist Church on Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) at 4pm led by Rev Joe Adams.

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.