LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH
Notices for Week Commencing 28th November 2021
First Sunday in Advent
We light the first candle to symbolise our hope, as we
look forward to the coming of Jesus Christ our Lord.
O that you would tear open the heavens and come down. Isaiah 64: 1
We offer you a very warm welcome especially if you are a visitor and to Rev David Moody who is leading worship with us this morning.
Prayer Requests – Please pray for all refugees especially for those lives lost in the English Channel.
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.
Christmas Giving – a very big thank you to everyone who gave to the Christmas gifts for the Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest. Today is the last day for donations but if you still have anything please see Viv.
Covid Regulations – We will continue with these for the time being and ask that you still 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. We are unable to provide tea and coffee at the moment.
Festive Quiz at St Stephen’s Church, Canterbury Road on December 4th from 7:30pm.
Abbeygate Concert Band Christmas Concert 8th December at St Stephen’s Church, Canterbury Road 2-4pm. Call 512845 for information.
Morning Prayer Time – every Thursday at 9:30am. Please collect a prayer card as you come in.
Sunday Service on DVD – We are now able to record our own services again – many thanks to Geoff for sorting this out. If you, or anyone you know, would like a copy of the service please speak with Geoff 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 2nd December
9:30am – Morning Prayer Time
Next Sunday 5th December
Second Sunday in Advent
10:30am – Worship led by Jonathan Sparkes