Notices 22 December 2019

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 22nd December 2019
Fourth Sunday in Advent

Introit ‘Jesus, Name Above all Names’ SoF 298

We light the fourth candle to symbolise love,
conscious that we are known and loved by God.

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 Jonathan Sparkes who is leading our worship this morning.

Please note we will not be serving refreshments after this morning’s service because we need to get the church ready for the service this afternoon.

Today at 4:00pm – Carols by Candlelight
Followed by mince pie refreshments

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’.

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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24th December at 11:15pm – Midnight Communion

25th December at 9:45 am – Christmas Morning Service

DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS

Tuesday 24th
Friendly Tea Club on Christmas break
11:15pm – Midnight Communion

Wednesday 25th
9:45 am – Christmas Morning Service

Thursday 26th
No Morning Prayer today
Time for Tots on Christmas holiday

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

Next Sunday 29th December
11:00am – Worship led by Ron Firmin

Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

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

Notice From Circuit

The Circuit Stewards for Property and for Finance are currently in the process of organising the sale of buildings surplus to the needs of the Circuit. Should anyone receive a request for information about the sales or about the buildings themselves, please direct the enquirer to Edward Pentney on 01206 845659 or Geoff Wilcox on 01206 545083.

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.