PENTECOST SUNDAY - CELEBRATE WITH US - Sunday May 19
Pentecost marks the end of the Easter season and the gift of Holy Spirit to the Church.
As the "Birthday of the Church" we celebrate it Sunday morning (9 & 10:45 am) by wearing something RED, welcoming our new confirmation class of young people and having a picnic!
Come and welcome our newest members...
Get more details in full article.
Day Camps and Summer Camps for Elementary, Mid-High and Senior High are going to be fantastic!
They are filling up quickly so be sure to sign up today.
REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN TODAY....
Footprints Christian Children's Center offers top quality child care.
Infants, Pre-School, Pre-K
PLUS: Day Care for Elementary.
(With transportation to and from their schools.)
Taizé Prayer and Music services are every 4th Sunday of the month!
Our Taizé services, so popular during Lent, will now be offered on the 4th Sunday of the month, starting on April 28th at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary!
FINANCIAL PRINCIPLES FOR THE CHRISTIAN...
FINANCIAL PRINCIPLES FOR THE CHRISTIAN...
In times of uncertainty, change and exploration, it's important to have a solid financial foundation for your life.
Explore these few key principles for everyone to use.
2013 PROGRESS REPORT
It's been one year since we adopted the Mission / Vision / Core Values for our congregation. Here's our report card as well as a way for you to get involved!
Need a ride to church?
IF YOU NEED A RIDE
or CAN OFFER A RIDE:
Please call Janie
MOTHER'S DAY CELEBRATION - Sun. May 19 9 & 10:45 am
Join us for an inspiring Mother's Day celebration and special recognition.
Flowers in honor of our mothers will be given to all.
Lean how to strengthen your family.
Praise Band plays at 9 am
Choir and Organ at 10:45 am
SPRING CLASSES FOR ADULTS START APRIL 24
Bible study plus a class for men and one for women will all be offered starting Wednesday, April 24. Click here for further details.
SERMON SERIES: GOD'S CHALLENGE - OUR CHOICE!
CONSECRATION SUNDAY IS COMING!
Sunday, May 5 is our Consecration Sunday featuring a FREE Sunday Brunch!
Be sure to join us at 9 am & 10:45 am Worship then stay for the brunch afterwards!
Take a four minute "Retreat Break" today in pictures and sound and silence.
Prayer Concern? Submit it to our email Prayer Chain.
MISSIONARY FRIDO KINKOLENGE
Learn how Frido Kikolenge, our missionary in Liberia, is working with the teenagers and youth cast aside by war and a sex-based society.
RESOURCES TO USE IN TIMES OF GREAT TRAGEDY
We've assembled some of the resources available to help us address such tragedies as the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
THERE'S STILL TIME TO HELP OUR CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
POVERTY AND HUNGER MINISTRIES - MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Help us make a difference with Poverty and Hunger Ministries.
MULTICULTURAL & HISPANIC MINISTRIES - MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Christ invites all to the table of forgiveness, repentence, transformation and hope! Help us reflect the diversity that is all around us.
Online Study of the Bible
Bible Study and More!
Four great classes are starting on Sept. 7. Check them out! They fill up fast so don't delay.
UNITED METHODIST STATEMENT ON MORMONISM
Over the years, the United Methodist Church has had scholarly and detailed discussions with leaders of the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormonism). There are some significant differences in the way each church defines and lives out the Christian faith.
You can download here a study document a study document titled Sacramental Faithfulness that outlines the most salient of those differences so that you may be informed and aware of the theological issues between mainstream christianity and the mormon church.
HELP for hard times...
Stress. Anxiety. Fear
These words capture well the state of mind of many of us in America today. Join us for a Sermon Series in October along with a chance for some small group discussions on what we can do about it.
(Sunday's Sermon Handouts found here.)
KIDS: Scouting Grows at Lancaster UMC
Cub Scout Pack Growing - Meets Tues @ 7 pm
We really have a great and growing Cub Scout Pack 31! There are 30 boys and the pack is only a few months old. Plus there are at least 8 Boy Scouts working to form a Troop. (with 18 adult leaders to help them!) R U interested? Contact Phil Cooper and let us know.
Medical Care and United Methodists
by Pastor Terry Van Hook
The recent passage of comprehensive medical reforms has be a difficult and unusually contentious process. In the midst of it all, the United Methodist Church, Board of Church and Society has been recently raised up as a group that has lobbied for health care and reform of our current system.