Notices 23 February 2020


Notices for Week Commencing 23rd February 2020

Introit ‘Let us with a Gladsome Mind’ SF 333 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 Ron Firmin 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.

(1 Thessalonians 5:17)


Please Note – unfortunately the coach to Daffodil Day at Westminster Central Hall had to be cancelled due to lack of numbers. If you have any questions please see Viv.

Next Sunday is the first Sunday in Lent and we are encouraging everyone to give up something for Lent. Why not give up a tin or a packet of soup every Sunday throughout Lent in support of the Colchester Soup Kitchen. There will be a box in the entrance vestibule for your donations.

Annual Church Council Meeting is on Thursday 12th March at 2:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please can those with reports to write make sure a copy is sent to Viv as soon as possible. Thank you.


Tuesday 25th
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club

Wednesday 26th
9:30 – 11:30am – Spanish Class using the Garling Room

Thursday 27th
9:30 – 9:50am – Morning Prayer
10.00 to 11.30am – Time for Tots

Friday 28th
10:00am – 12noon – Ukulele Group using the Church

Saturday 29th
Blind Club using the Garling Room

Next Sunday 1st March
First Sunday in Lent
11:00am – Worship led by Alan Beesley
Refreshments afterwards

Other Events

Contemporary Worship TODAY at 6:30pm at Castle Methodist Church.

World Day of Prayer on Friday 6th March. The following services are available in our Circuit:-
Mersea Methodist Church 2:00pm
St Michael’s Myland 2:00pm
Wivenhoe Methodist Church 2:30pm
West Bergholt St Mary’s 12:30 Soup Lunch – Service at 1:30pm

Circuit Study Day at The Ark was postponed – further details to follow.

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.