LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 1st March 2020
First Sunday in Lent
Introit ‘May the Mind of Christ my Saviour’ H&P 739 v 1
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 Alan Beesley 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)
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 is 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.
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
2:00 – 4:00pm – Friendly Tea Club
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
1:00 – 4:00pm – Colchester Civic Society using the Garling Room
Next Sunday 8th March
Second Sunday in Lent
11:00am – Holy Communion led by Rev Paul Howes
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.