Church at Work

 

The Church at Work

 The week of

 

June 9, 2024

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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

Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/LightstreetUnitedMethodistChurch  

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

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We celebrate the birth of Knox Halbert Klinger, son of Jake and Janette Klinger, who arrived in this world June 1.  Congratulations and prayers for a long and healthy life.  Grandparents are Dave and Kelly Klinger.

 

Today’s altar flowers are dedicated to the glory of God in celebration of the wedding anniversary of Norm and Pawna Parko.

 

Pastor Becky is on vacation through June 22.  For pastoral care and concerns, please contact Pastor Ron or the church office (570-784-9271). 

 

Mon., June 10, 6:30 pmTrustees meeting.  Church trustees oversee the care of buildings and grounds, and represent the church in any legal matters.  (Church building, ground floor sanctuary)

 

VBS THURSDAYS BEGINS JUNE 13!! 6-8 pm (June 13, 20, 27 – July 18, 25 – August 1) Information and registration form on the church website: www.LightstreetUMC.org.

Children age 3 through grade 4 are going for a Jungle Journey Cruise through the Bible. They will swing into fun, learn about some animals, and reconnect the Bible to everyday life. 

Middle and High School students are invited to a summer fun night on Thursdays, also beginning June 13, 6-8 pm. Too old for Bible School?  Maybe … but never too old spend an evening with friends while learning what the Bible says about real life – your life! Every night includes making food and playing games, while learning just 3 simple rules that guide life in the Christian faith: Do no harm. Do good. Stay in love with God.

Mark your calendars for a special culminating VBS Thursdays event.  Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland is coming to Lightstreet with tropical animals on August 1, 6-8 pm.  This animal adventure is free and open to the public. 

 

Columbia-Montour Companions of Hope invites all to the grand opening of the new Resource and Recovery Drop-In Center, 260 E. 7th Street, Bloomsburg;  Monday, June 17, 4-6 pm with light refreshments served.  Come and see the newest addition to the Recovery Community of Columbia and Montour Counties. 

 

Did you know?  Vintage Knolls hosts a veteran’s breakfast the 3rd Thursday of every month.  The next one is June 20, 8:30 am.

 

Mon., June 24, 6:30 PMChurch Council meeting.  Church Council meetings are open to all who are interested in our ministries:  Debbie Sokol (ch), Amy Dent, Terry Bogert, Bill Kocher, Chris Klock, Doug Sitler, Carly Megargell, Pam Szilagyi, Brian Snyder, Pastor Becky Cuddeback. (church building social hall)

 

John Buck Food Bank often serves over 100 families.  Food is given away on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays.  Collecting:

  • Rice-a-Roni. Use the carts at the entrances for donations. 
  • Medium cardboard boxes. Please flatten.

  

ScripPro gift cards for hundreds of retailers; your purchase supports the building fund.  Check out the large in-stock selection before and after the 8:15 am service.  Advance orders can be picked up at Dent Plumbing & Heating. www.LightstreetUMC.org. LUMC liaisons: Amy Dent or Pam Szilagyi.  

 

Blessings Box request:  Consider donating a full meal with just 2-3 items. Pick up a box of Tuna or Chicken Helper along with a pouch or can of tuna or chicken. Grab a box of pancake mix with a bottle of syrup. Donate a box of spaghetti with a can of pasta sauce and shelf-stable parmesan cheese and add these items to the cart this week!

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.