Notices 9 May 2021

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 9th May 2021

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.”
John 15 v 12

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please continue to pray for the people of India because they are still struggling with a more deadly wave of coronavirus and remember also the people of Brazil and other countries of the world that are still experiencing terrible repercussions from this awful virus. My God be with all His people.

Please pray for our empty Church Buildings and 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.

NOTICES

Our minister, Rev Joe Adams, is currently signed off sick and we are not sure when he will be back with us. Please remember him in your prayers. He is not able to take phone calls at the present.

Sunday Services on Zoom – as well as the services on YouTube and FaceBook we also have Zoom services on a Sunday. If you are interested in joining any of these please contact Christine at christine.beesley so that I can send you the link.

Church Reopening – with Joe being off sick at the moment we are not sure when our church will be open again.

If you need prayer or help in any way please contact your pastoral visitor or you can call Alan Beesley on 766604. Please do not call Joe.

The Cross in my Pocket

I carry a cross in my pocket,
A simple reminder to me,
Of the fact that I am a Christian
No matter where I may be.

This little cross is not magic
Nor is it a good luck charm;
It isn’t meant to protect me
From every physical harm.

It is not for identification
For all the world to see.
It’s simply an understanding
Between my Saviour and me.

When I put my hand in my pocket
To bring out a coin or a key,
The cross is there to remind me
Of the price He paid for me.

It reminds me too, to be thankful
For my blessings day by day,
And to strive to serve Him better
In all that I do or say.

It’s also a daily reminder
Of the peace and comfort I share
With all who know my Master
And give themselves to His care.

So I carry a cross in my pocket
Reminding no one but me
That Jesus Christ is the Lord of my life
If only I’ll let Him be.