LUMC at Work

 

 

The Church at Work

The week of

 

Sunday, September 19, 2021

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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 dedicated to the glory of God by Norm and Tawna Parko in honor of their wedding anniversary and Norm’s birthday.  Blessings to them. 

 

Sunday School!  Classes for all ages, 9:30 am

  • Sunday School for nursery through kindergarten.  Meet in the classroom near the sound room.  Miss Melanie, Miss Patti, Miss Pam and Miss Sue are excited to sing and tell you the stories of Jesus. 
  • Sunday School for elementary and middle school. Meet in Miss Lydia’s classroom in The Lighthouse basement.  Miss Lydia and Miss Tammy have fun, interesting activities.  Parents are welcome to attend their own class or stay with their children.  Drop-offs welcome. 
  • Sr. High (grades 9-12). Meet with John and Andrea in the Sr. High classroom in The Lighthouse.
  • Adults. Two classes are planned:
    • Back to Basics. “Growing Older & Wiser”. Classroom near the gym. 
    • Wired Word. Contemporary issues of the day.  Meet in the gym. 

 

The Chancel Choir will be forming soon to have a few practices and then offer an anthem during the 10:30 am worship service perhaps near the end of October or November.  Contact Linda Creasy to volunteer to sing with the choir.  Your voices are needed. 

 

Wednesdays, 9:30 amCrafters meet in the church building social hall.

 

Fri., Sept. 24, Fair Vespers – At the Bandshell (Free Stage).  5:30 pm music by Raven Creek.  6:00 pm Men in Harmony.  Offering given to Orangeville Manor. 

 

Mon., Sept. 27, 6:30 pmChurch Council meeting in the church building main floor social hall.  Debbie Sokol (ch), Pastor Becky Cuddeback, Doug Sitler, Brian Snyder, Bill Kocher, Chris Klock, Sarah Wolfe, Tammy Wolfe. 

Opportunities to further the Kingdom of God; Psalm 122:5, 9 – Good will come to those who are generous … They have freely scattered their gifts to the poor; their righteousness endures forever. 

  • Blessings Box!  Lightstreet United Methodist Church has a Blessings Box. The Eagle Scout project of Thomas Huckans, the Blessings Box is located at the corner of Main and Church Streets near the flag pole.  We are collecting canned and non-perishable food and books to stock the Blessings Box for our Lightstreet neighbors; and the neighbors are using the box, giving and receiving blessings.  Community and church members are encouraged to receive the Blessings available from the Box. Community members who have an abundance are welcome to donate non-perishable food and books to the Box. Nothing perishable, please. There will be a dedication of the Blessings Box after both of the worship services. 
  • LUMC designated offerings.  Thank you!  Confidential and secure donations using direct withdrawal from your bank account to the church accounts, or the offering envelope system.  Contact Amy Dent. See bi-monthly newsletter for financial reports.

  • Junk for Jesus! Pop the ring off soda cans and save for the Ronald McDonald House.  Recycle all other metal.  Place under the fire escape near the rear parking lot.  Please, please do not mix plastics or non-metal recycling or trash with the metal.  While all metals are recyclable, use separate bags or containers for different metals.  Make this profitable venture as easy for Doug as possible.  LUMC liaisons:  Sandy Heim for soda rings; Doug Sitler for all metal recycling.
  • John Buck Memorial Community Food Pantry.  September Food Bank collection:  plastic grocery bags and personal care items; shampoo and hair care, deodorant, liquid or bar soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste, lotion, shaving supplies, etc.  LUMC liaisons:  Rev. Ron French, Donna Winn, Jeff Wolfe.  The next giveaway is September 25th.   
  •  ScripPro gift cards benefit the Building Fund. Links to lists of available cards are on the church website: www.LightstreetUMC.org. Cards are available for gift-giving and usual shopping and dining purchases. LUMC liaison: Amy Dent or Pam Szilagyi. Give one day’s notice and pick up your cards at Dent Plumbing & Heating. 

 

Veterans and active military personnel.  Please give a photo, name, and branch of service to be displayed on the bulletin board near the church nursery.  Give to the church secretary, Beth Snyder.

 

Clothes Closet winter clothing and coats.  Please sort through your winter clothing, especially outerwear.  Clothe your neighbors in warm, fashionable clothing.  Everything should be clean and in good repair.  Hang on the racks near the library in the church building.  Donations still accepted today.  CLOTHING RACKS NEEDED TO BORROW.  See Carla Travelpiece. 

 

AA – Al-Anon – Alateen If you know someone who needs help, help is available.  Be the lifeline. Check websites for contacts, meeting dates and sites, and additional support.  www.aa-intergroup.org.  Do not go it alone.   

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. 

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

 

 

 
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