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Heifer Updates for March 2021

Heifer Update for March 1st Geeta Devi grew up in dire poverty. She lives in India’s largest state, Rajasthan. Geeta grew up with only one outfit to wear, which would turn black with soot from the cooking fire. Water was scarce: she bathed only once a month. Her younger sister died when the walls of their hut collapsed. For 7¢ a day she carried bricks and cement on her head at construction sites. She sifted soil for sand, which she…
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Missions & Outreach for March 2021

Helping the Immigrants from Central & South America We need your help to help these people! Basic Needs: 1 Large Cloth or Cloth Like Tote Bags – Like We Use for groceries filled with Bottled Water One 8 oz. size hand sanitizer Bandaids please bring in boxes of 1 inch size COVID Masks for Adults and Children Toothbrushes and Toothpaste for Adults and Children Socks for Adults and Children Small bars of Soap Pens and Pencils Small Pads of Paper…
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On the Shelf for March 2021

The following four books can be found in the “New Books” section of the Library. Hope you will find them interesting. Feel free to send me a Review that we can include in the Lakeviewer! STRANDS OF TRUTH by Colleen Coble As with all Colleen Coble books you have interesting characters with realistic problems. This is a romantic suspense with the usual twists and turns that keep you guessing. In this book you meet Harper, raised in foster homes who…
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Habitat for Humanity Update

During these challenging times Lakeview UMC continues its support for Habitat for Humanity, Central Arizona. Unfortunately, Habitat’s building efforts have been greatly constrained during the COVID pandemic due to lack of available building sites, much longer times to receive building permits and inspections, restrictions on the number of people who can work on a site at any given time, etc. These challenges were made known to the larger community through a “Habitat Construction Night” Zoom meeting held on January 28th.…
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United Methodist Men Update

There are signs that the Virus is decreasing its hold on us and that the vaccine will help everyone to return to some form of normalcy but not yet. I am writing this article on Ash Wednesday, the day after Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras Day and also the day that the UMM would have held its annual Pancake Brunch where the brunch would normally greet and feed over 700 people from our church and community, provide funds to help many…
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Tales from the Mountain March 2021

1Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 Consider him who endured…
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You Are Never Alone – Update

You Are Never Alone, a Bible study of the miracle stories in the Gospel According to John the Apostle WEEK THREE In our first week of this Lenten Study, we learned that our prayers always are heard and in time, a response will come. Moreover, we learned that Jesus’ understands what is best for us long before our prayer has been received, and the response to prayer is based on his understanding of the plan God has for our life.…
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Hi, Neighbor News

Hi, Neighbors! Our neighborhoods are filled with friendly, socially well-equipped Lakeviewers! As I promised last month, I will share your ideas for gathering, with safety, in this time of social isolation. If you have ideas, please share them with me so that I can include them in future NEWS Flashes about the Hi, Neighbor Project! A caller from on of our Neighborhood Groups reported to me that social distancing meetings can be held at Rio Vista Park and Parkway and…
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News from the Betty Barrick Library

Flight to Heaven – A Pilot’s True Story by Dale Black This enjoyable book can be found in the History/Biography section of the Library. The following is the review found on the book cover. “Flight to Heaven is a beautifully written and amazing account of life, death – and life again. In the early days of his flying career, Capt. Dale Black was a passenger in a horrific airplane crash which some have called the most ironic in aviation history.…
Heifer

Heifer Updates for Feb. 2021

Heifer Update for Feb. 7th A Life Giving Gift, that is what Thomas Tine received one day in Senegal. Thomas said “I’ll never forget that day.” You see, Thomas was desperate, he couldn’t afford to feed his seven children, let alone send them to school. But on a rainy day, Thomas got a Gift from Heifer – three healthy Ewes and a Ram. Along with that he received enough material to build a sheep stand and expert training for the…
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2021 Easter Buckets

$10 Easter Buckets this year due to COVID-19 2020 and 2021 have been unusual years due to COVID-19 and we have been adapting in different ways to deal with the pandemic. This year instead of asking everyone to fill a bucket we are asking for a Donation of $10 for an Easter Bucket. We are hoping to do 150 buckets for the children of the parents who obtain food supplements at Valley View Food Bank. We need to raise $1,500…
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Lay Servant Ministries – “Basic Course”

Via Zoom Facilitator: Marilyn Hohnstein, Certified Lay Minister Gila Mountain UMC, Yuma A Basic Class offered will be taught February 26 & 27. Friday, February 26 the class will be from 5 to 8 p.m. with check-in starting at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, February 27 the class will begin at 8:30 a.m. till 11:30 a.m., break for ½ hour for lunch and resume from Noon to 4 p.m. We will finish with Holy Communion conducted by Pastor David J. Harriss, the…
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