LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 15th August 2021
“Whoever feeds on this bread will live forever.” John 6 v 58
We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor and we welcome Rev Paul Howes who is leading our first Holy Communion service since lockdown this morning.
Prayer Requests – Please pray for Bill and Muriel Harber, Muriel is currently in hospital in Ipswich. Please also pray for Alex Beesley – Alan and Christine’s grandson – who has just been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
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.
Covid Regulations – You must sign in on arrival or use the QR code. For the safety of visiting preachers, as well as our congregation, we are still following social distancing guidelines and everyone must sanitise their hands and wear a facemask at all times. If we have too many people attending we may have to use the Garling Room as an overflow. Please do not congregate in the entrance. Please follow the one-way system and exit by the fire door at the front of the building. We are unable to provide tea and coffee at the moment.
Communion Pots – we will be using the disposable pots as part of our service this morning. We are on hand to help if you have any difficulty.
Methodist Prayer Handbook 2021/2022 – these are now available at £4.65 each. Please see Alan or Christine if you would like a copy.
Morning Prayer Time –every Thursday at 9:30am. We will not be able to sit in a circle like we used to but must remain in the pews. Please sign-in as you enter and collect a prayer card.
Circuit Service on DVD – If you, or anyone you know, would like a copy of the circuit service please speak with Geoff Wilcox or one of the stewards.
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.
DIARY OF SERVICES AND EVENTS
Thursday 19th August
9:30am – Morning Prayer Time
Next Sunday 22nd August
10:30am – Worship led by Jo Eckersley
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 Rev Joe Adams while he is off sick.