LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 22nd August 2021
“You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” Mark 1 v 11
We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor and we welcome Jo Eckersley who is leading our worship this morning.
Prayer Requests – Please continue to pray for Bill and Muriel Harber while Muriel remains in hospital in Ipswich. Please also pray for the people of Afghanistan.
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.
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. 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 26th August
9:30am – Morning Prayer Time
Next Sunday 29th August
10:30am – Worship led by Viv Wilcox
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.
Day by day, dear Lord,
Of thee three things I pray:
To see thee more clearly,
To love thee more dearly,
To follow thee more nearly,
Day by day.
Richard of Chichester