HUMAN TRAFFICKING is happening in the Antelope Valley
Eliminate Modern Day Slavery! Our Social Justice Team is working together with other churches and agencies to address the growing problem of sex slaves here in our nation. View the Movie: "Sex + Money" at Lancaster United Methodist Church, Saturday, Sept. 20 @ 9:30 am. Read more about it here.full story
GREAT CHRISTMAS GIVE-AWAY 2014
STARTS THIS SUNDAY: Nov. 9 God gives us Jesus in great and abundant ways. We can respond with unconditional love and give in the same way. • Do you need a special gift for someone? • Do you have "gently used" clothes and toys? See how you can turn those all into a gift of God's grace this year. full story
Pray 31 - MONTH OF PRAYER FOR AMERICA and the WORLD
Join us for a full month of prayer for America and the world. Each day will have a different focus. Starting October 1 and going for 31 days.
Prayer Journals available in the lobby of the Lancaster United Methodist Church or by contacting the church office 661-942-0419 LUMC@lancasterunited.orgfull story
OFFICERS & BUDGET: 2014-2015
On Tuesday, June 24 @ 7 pm at our Annual Meeting, we elected our church officers for the year July 1, 2014 - June 30 2015. We also adopted our budget at the Admin. board following. Check them both out on the next page.full story
re:Group - Leadership Training for Church Leaders
Saturday, May 31 - 9 am to Noon all Church leaders are invited to a training in Small Group principles and how they apply to each and every Committee, Team, Class and Small group.full story
THINKING OF GETTING MARRIED?
LANCASTER UMC has a wonderful venue for a wedding along with a great staff to assist you with the big day!
And in addition, FIVE FREE WEDDINGS will be given away to couples who cannot affort a church wedding, may be older and do not need a big wedding package, or for other reasons have postponed marriage.
Great classes at our Wed. night Dinner Series! Do you have questions about Jesus and Christianity? Want to understand what Deep Prayer is all about? Ready for some background on the NewTestament? Our Wednesday Classes are for you!! (Note: for this Spring Interim, dinner will not be provided.) Register here! full story
Need some time alone? Seeking the "still small voice of God?" Join others as they learn the ancient/future insights of centering prayer. Details here.full story
'TRAFFICKING" FILM THIS SATURDAY
"SEX & MONEY" A film about human trafficking will be shown this Saturday morning, March 15 9:30 am at Lancaster UMC. It will be followed by a discussion about combating this evil here in the Antelope Valley full story
ASH WEDNESDAY / LENT BEGINS
ASH WEDNESDAY (March 5 @ 7 pm) begins the time of the 40 days of Lent. Prayer, Ashes and Holy Communion mark our first steps in this time of focussed attention on our Spiritual Life.
PANCAKE SUPPER TUESDAY (March 4 @ 5:30-6:30 pm) is our gathering to celebrate and support each other. JOIN US!full story
MARRIAGE COVENANT RENEWAL - Sunday Feb. 16
Join all of us as we pray for our married couples. We have a stake in strong and successful marriages. All of us, divorced, single, never married are needed to surround those couples who have made a life long pledge to each other. 9 am & 10:45 am full story
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY.... Sat. Feb. 15 @ 8 am
A great bible study on the 3rd Saturday of every month! Good food, good friends and God's good word. Everything you need...full story
CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH US!
CHRISTMAS EVE - Dec. 24: Christmas Crafts @ 5:30 pm
Saturday, December 7 from 9 am - Noon Educational Town Hall & Enrollment Fair at Lancaster UMCfull story
MEDICAL CARE & THE CHURCH
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 shared this statement of care and concern about health care for everyone.full story
Friday, Oct. 4 @ 7 pm. Prof. Vicky Beatty speaks on the stresses and possibilities found in caring for the elderly. A Pot luck dinner starts at 6 pm. full story
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.full story
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 herea study document a study document titled Sacramental Faithfulnessthat 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.
Last year we sent over a dozen campers to our week long resident camps. This year we are praying to send even more. Come and hear the powerful stories of lives changed and encouters with Christ this Sunday, June 2, our "Camping Sunday." 9 & 10:45 am Holy Communion will be served. Camp info here.full story
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.
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.