Worship & Notices for 25 10 2020

Please refer to the new “Online Services” page on the Menu for details about all of the Online Services, and other activities in the Circuit.

The YouTube channel for Colchester Methodists continues to have videos uploaded regularly. If you follow this link, it will take you there: https://www.youtube.com/ColchesterMethodists

The service for this Sunday can be found by using this shortcut link.

The Young Sunday story this Sunday about Joshua can be found by using this shortcut link.

When you leave a church service would you usually shake the hand of the Minister and thank him for the service? If so, please encourage our ministers and the team, by clicking on the Thumbs Up / LIKE icon for the video. This also helps our videos to be promoted to others, and spreads the word of God.

You can also leave a brief message in the comments below each video, but PLEASE don’t forget that literally EVERYONE worldwide can see this, so don’t make any personal comments, or refer to people in a way that risks their privacy in any way.

Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the You Tube channel. It is FREE. Also click on the NOTIFICATION BELL ICON, then choose “all” as an option to receive an email notification / link each time a new video is uploaded. You can unsubscribe at any time, by clicking on the Subscribe button a second time.

Our Young Sunday story this week is about Joshua. You might also like to see these other videos online which tell his story.

Joshua Part 1

Joshua Part 2

Joshua Parts 3 & 4

Joshua Part 5

Joshua’s Life



Circuit Notices
Week Commencing
Sunday 25th October 2020


Your local Methodist Church website will give more details about groups and activities which are taking place there – click on that Church in the Menu.


Rev Ken Chalmers is currently unavailable due to ill health: If you need to speak to a Minister please contact Rev Alan Jenkins or Rev Joe Adams, or contact your Pastoral Leader.


Please remember Ken in your prayers, together with other folk across the circuit who are suffering from various health problems at this time.


Zoom Bible Study Groups:

Alan’s bible study sessions for Castle will be on the last Thursday of each month. The next one is scheduled for Thursday 29th October. The Zoom meeting will open at 7pm for informal chat with Bible Study commencing at 7.30pm.

Ken’s bible study sessions for The Ark are weekly on Tuesday’s. They are currently being led by Alan. The Zoom meeting will open at 7pm for informal chat with Bible Study commencing at 7.30pm.

All are welcome to join these groups, but let Alan know you are interested, so that he can send you details and a Zoom invite.

Details of Bible studies and other activities at Wimpole Road are available on their website here.

Remember in your prayers the various Church Council Meetings which will be taking place on Zoom in the coming weeks.

Castle Methodist Church celebrates its 50th Anniversary during October 2020. Remember in your prayers all of our church buildings, and all those who care for them. Pray for the communities they are located in, and give thanks for all the people who have worshipped in them over the years.

Audio CD’s, and now DVD’s, are being made available to anyone unable to view the online service. If you know of someone who would benefit from this please let one of our Ministers or pastoral leaders know.



For more information about these activities, or to tell us about your news from around the circuit for inclusion next time,
please contact


Be sure to keep yourselves safe and well.

Let someone know if you are struggling, if you need a chat, or just some shopping. Do contact your pastoral leader, or send someone an email:  you may be in isolation, but you are not alone.



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