Church at Work

 

 

The Church at Work

The week of

 

Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Pastor Becky Cuddeback                                                                                      e-mail: rcuddeback@susumc.org

Rev. Ronald French                                                                                                        e-mail: rfrench@susumc.org

Every Member a Minister             1640 Main Street, Bloomsburg                                 Church Phone:  784-9271

Web page:  www.LightstreetUMC.org                                           Church secretary’s e-mail:  lightstumc@ptd.net

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Our Vision – “Shining Christ’s Light with Worship, Missions, Education, Connections”

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Today’s altar flowers are presented to the glory of God to celebrate the Advent of Jesus Christ by Regina Dent.  Praise be to God for His Son.

 

Advent study, Tuesdays through December 13, 10:00 am or 6:30 pm.  Read chapter 2 of The Heart That Grew Three Sizes by Matt Rawle. 

 

Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 am Crafters: Making a variety of crafts including prayer shawls and hats for oncology.   

 

Sun., Nov. 27, 3:30-4:30 pmYouth Group.  Friends always welcome.  Come to the youth group meetings for a super time.  They don’t realize the bonds of friendship they are making that will carry them through their lives. 

 

Mon., Nov. 28, 6:30 pmChurch Council meeting, in the church building lounge.  Council meetings are not limited to:  Debbie Sokol (ch), Pastor Becky Cuddeback, Amy Dent, Doug Sitler, Brian Snyder, Bill Kocher, Chris Klock, Sarah Wolfe, Tammy Wolfe. 

 

November 30Deadline for purchasing poinsettias for our worship areas. Poinsettias can be purchased in memory or honor of a loved one. We are using Blossoms in Bloom, a florist that recently opened. The florists in this shop have arranged some of our altar flowers and they are both beautiful and long-lasting. The last Sunday to order is November 27, but if you forget you can email Judy Snyder on or before November 30. 6-inch pot with 4-6 blooms in each. Available in red or white or pink. There is a concern about getting enough pink from the grower, but the best attempt will be made.  $14.00 each.  Order envelopes at the rear.

 

Angels for KidsPeace foster children:  Please bring wrapped gifts to church by Sunday, December 4 with the angel tag and the angel number on every gift

 

Mon., Dec. 12, 6:30 pmChurch Trustees meeting.  Brian Snyder (ch), Don Sutton, Barb Savage, Sally Chamberlain, Larry Creasy, Cheryl Dent, Terry Dent, Frank Dent, Tom Gensemer.  Trustees meetings are open to anyone interested in maintaining the buildings and grounds. 

 

Sun., December 18, 9:20 amBirthday party for Jesus during our Sunday School time.  Full breakfast will be served.  Food to share is welcome but not necessary. Program by the Sunday School classes.  Friends welcome. 

  

Sun., Dec. 18, 3:00 pmBloomsburg Community Christmas, presented by the churches of the Bloomsburg Ministerium at the Bloomsburg Town Park Bandshell.  Come share the timeless story of Christmas in word and song.  Cookies and hot cocoa provided.  Bring a chair.

 

John Buck Food Bank continues to request soup and crackers.  Carts for donations are at the front entrance of the church and the front and rear entrances of the Lighthouse. Thank you for your continued support of this outreach project.  LUMC liaisons:  Donna Winn, Jeff Wolfe, Pastor Ron French, Carla Travelpiece.  Only one distribution in December, December 10th.

 

ScripPro gift cards.  Links to lists of available cards are on the church website: www.LightstreetUMC.org. LUMC liaisons: Amy Dent or Pam Szilagyi. Give one day’s notice and pick up cards at Dent Plumbing & Heating.   ScripPro online security tip:  Use ScripPro to make online purchases, avoiding the security risk of entering a credit card number. 

Deadline for Christmas orders:  December 18. 

 

 Christmas Services:

            Christmas Eve

                        4:00 pm – Lighthouse

                        7:00 pm – Sanctuary (Holy Communion)

                        11:00 pm – Sanctuary (Holy Communion)

            Christmas Day – one worship service at 8:15 am in The Lighthouse

            New Year’s Day – one worship service at 10:30 in the Sanctuary.  New Year’s Covenant service. 

 

Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland is coming to Lightstreet United Methodist Church with their traveling animals.  Adults, children, families, guests and visitors welcome.  Thursday, December 29.  More details forthcoming. 

 

AA – Al-Anon – Alateen www.aa-intergroup.org

            www.aa.org    www.al-anon.alateen.org       www.na.org     www.nar-anon.org

Al-Anon is meeting in person in The Lighthouse Mondays, 7:00 pm.  Use the rear entrance.

AA is meeting in person Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:00 pm in the church building lounge.

 

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