Notices 20 March 2022

LEXDEN METHODIST CHURCH

Notices for Week Commencing 20th March 2022

If it bears fruit, fine! If not, then cut it down. Luke 13 v 9

A very warm welcome to you all this morning especially if you are a visitor and to those who will be watching during the week on the DVD and to Rev Paul Howes who is leading our worship with Holy Communion this morning.

PRAYER

Prayer Requests – Please pray for the people of Ukraine and pray for peace.

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.

NOTICES

Annual Church Meeting – will be held here on Thursday 24th March at 2:15 pm. This is an opportunity for everyone to meet and, as we move out of Covid restrictions, to talk about the future life and work of our Church. PLEASE come and join in. If you are unable to attend please let Viv know and pass on any comments you wish to share.

Lent – during Lent we are asking you to give up a tin or a packet every week for the Colchester Food Bank. They need toiletries and sanitary products as well as food items. We can also take money. There is a box under the table in the entrance vestibule for your donations. Thank you.

Covid Regulations – Although restrictions have now ceased we respectfully ask everyone to continue to wear a facemask and use the hand sanitiser.

Easter – our Sunday service with Holy Communion on Easter day – 17th April – will be at 3pm and will be led by Rev Paul Howes. We will not have a morning service on that day. The Easter Offering service will be on 8th May.

Sunday Services on DVD – If you, or anyone you know, would like a copy of our Sunday morning service on DVD please speak with Geoff or one of the stewards.

Midweek Prayer Time – cancelled this week due to the church meeting.

Visitors
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 24th March 2022
2:15pm – Annual Church Meeting

Next Sunday 27th March 2022
Mothering Sunday
10:30am – Worship led by Alan Beesley