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Posts from February 2019

Posts from February 2019

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Tales from the Mountain ~ Snow

Finding myself staring at snowflakes falling and realizing I had the breath knocked out when my feet shot out from underneath my body in an effort to skate off at 50 miles an hour while my torso wanted to stroll.
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On the Shelf for March

March On the Shelf Among our DVD collection we have three more new ones that you might want to watch. Christmas Dress It is about a family whose father is out of work around Christmas. Some people collected some gifts and supplies for the family. The most special gift was a beautiful dress for the older daughter. Watch this movie, you will get a blessing in how God works in our lives! Chasing Grace This is based on true events…
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March Heifer Update

LUMM Heifer Project Update Here it is March, 2019 and things are a-buzz or they soon will be. The Lakeview United Methodist Men have shifted their attention to the smallest gift on the Heifer International list – the honeybee, but what a powerful one it is. Aside from the honey that we have all enjoyed, there are seven other by products you may be familiar with. Bee pollen, bee wax, royal jelly, propolis, organic honey, mead, and bee bread. In…
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March Thank You’s

Members thanking members Thank you for the prayers for Steve Michaels (son-in-law). As of February 12 all cancer is gone. Barbara Bailey Many thanks to the family at Lakeview for their prayers and friendship the past two months of Harley’s surgeries. Thank you to Pastor Ross, Pastor Linda, Pastor John, Pastor Fred, and Barbara Littlejohn for their visits during the numerous hospital stays. Thank you to Toni Steitz for always having Harley in the prayer list and all the unknown…
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Stand Firm-But Keep Moving

Genesis 15:1 by John Indermarkt Life can present a complicated array of confusing choices and overwhelming situations. How can we find our way through­ or trust God’s way through? Put first things first. Remember where and in Whom our lives are grounded. For Abram, the bedrock upon which he stands firm and from which he finds it possible to move forward in faith is God’s first word to him: “Do not be afraid.” Fear, far more than doubt, is faith’s…
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Heifer Update – Feb. 23, 2019

Heifer Update Do you ever wonder what your donation is doing or has done? A donation to Heifer International is such a blessing to many. Because of your gifts to Heifer, you are giving families the help they need to become truly self-reliant. You’re changing lives. Let’s meet Lazarus Mtika of Malawi. He is well known for his big toothy smile. His first given name was Harrison, but was changed in the hospital to Lazarus. He was badly burned when…
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A Congregational Prayer for the UMC

Praying Our Way Forward We are One in Christ Gracious and loving God, who leads, teaches and guides, You who offer compassion, grace and mercy, be with us now. We passionately seek Your presence during challenging times and circumstances and we trust that you are moving in and around our lives. We, as one part of your Body, the Church, go into the days and weeks ahead seeking to discern Your deep desire for us as The United Methodist Church.…
Book Club

On the Shelf for Feb. 23,2019

Betty Barrick Library There is a UMW book that everyone needs to read. It is; Called to The Fire by Chet Bush It is the story of a young African-American who becomes a pastor (with the help of C.R. Smith) of Fitkin’s Memorial Church of the Nazarene in Meridian, Mississippi. It was a turbulent time in the South in the 1960’s. The Ku Klux Klan was running a terror campaign against the African-American people to keep them “in line”. In…
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Annual United Methodist Men Pancake Brunch

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 5th (the day before Ash Wednesday) for the LUMC UMM Annual Pancake Brunch. The brunch will be from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM on March 5th and will include all you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, and will feature FRESH SQUEEZED orange juice.
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Lest We Forget

Moses asks the descendants of Jacob to remember their beginnings, just as the old folks and the preacher-folks had warned me to remember the bridge that brought me over.
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umw Annual Tea

2nd Annual Tea The Lakeview United Methodist Woman’s 2nd Annual Tea is being held on Friday March 22, 2019 at 11:30am in Smoot Hall. Would you like to “hostess” a table for tea? Being a hostess would ONLY require setting a table for eight (no serving): Provide table settings for 8 (8 luncheon/salad plates, cups and saucers, napkins – paper or fabric!) A decorative centerpiece Setting the table early on the day of the event (leadership team will be available…