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1Mission Trip 2019

1Mission Trip to Puerta Peñasco 2019 On Friday, March 1, 2019, the United Methodist Church Desert Southwest Conference sent groups of people to Puerta Peñasco for a 1Mission house building project. Lakeview United Methodist Church and Willowbrook United Methodist Church joined forces to send seven people on this mission: Eileen Pike, Bob and Debbie Unternaehrer, Jim and Carole Smith (LUMC youth group members), Glenn Allinger and Harold Glick. These seven workers joined “Team One” of four building crews, that range…
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January 7, 2019 Present: Barbara Littlejohn, Jerry & Marva Fife, Kathe Wilson, Jan & Brian Baker, Maggie Atterbury, Susan Briner, Judy Bell, Eileen Pike, Ross Parrott, and Linda De Atley. Discussion: The meeting centered around getting the word out about services the network of PALS provides and attracting new volunteers to help out on short-term assignments. Suggestions included: Skits (live and videotaped for services & TNT), Personal Witness from volunteers and recipients of services (separately and jointly), Print material (Marva…
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Support Habitat for Humanity

Lakeview UMC Drive to Support Habitat for Humanity: “…Homes, Communities, Hope….  We build so children can have healthy, safe homes where they can learn and grow to their full potential.” The Lakeview UMC fund drive to assist in purchase of building supplies for Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona will be closing on November 4.  The “House Bank” collection boxes will be available in the entry hall of the church and at all three church services on November 4th.  An additional…
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Valley View Food Bank

Valley View Food Bank needs your help! Summer is a very difficult time for the food bank.  Fewer volunteers and fewer donations.  If you would like to donate to the food bank, you may use the Mission envelopes located in the pews and indicate “Food Bank” on the outside.  You may place them in the collection plate.  This money will be sent directly to the Valley View Food Bank.
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What Is PALS?

So what is PALS? WHO?             – people who enjoy working together to help others                         WHAT?          – a network of the Caring Ministries programs including Phone Friends, Transportation Volunteers and Stephen Ministry  WHERE?       – in the Sun City area for members of LUMC who need help  in any of five areas of ministry (See details below)  WHEN?          – as needed for short periods of time by Lakeviewers whocare about helping their neighbors  HOW?            – as Caring Ministries is contacted, needs…
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Tonga’s Situation is Dire

Cyclone “Gita” In February, the tiny island nation of Tonga was engulfed by Cyclone “Gita”, a Category 4 cyclone, with wind speeds of 110 knots.  It was the hardest hitting  cyclone to go through Tonga since 1960. Tonga is an independent island nation in the South Pacific.  It has 171 islands and 45 are occupied.  70% of the Tonga people belong to the Methodist Church and are our brothers and sisters in Christ. They desperately need our assistance. The Desert…
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PALS Program

Changing Lives at Lakeview The P.A.L.S.  program provides support services to assist others in their daily lives, here is a list of the ways you can help. PALS PROGRAM OPTIONS I. RELOCATION  Help with downsizing to smaller unit, such as Assisted Living or group home  Help pack and set up in new home  “Neighbor Helping Neighbor” Sales II. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE  Medical visits: Be a second set of ears at doctor’s offices as well as take notes for patient to have…

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Outreach Lakeview UMC participated in the Mission1 project in Puerto Penasco, Mexico. The Santillan Oquita family were proud recipients of a home. Thank you to all the volunteers who participated!
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Mission & Outreach for April

Easter Bucket Drive Once again you have made the Easter bucket drive a success. THANK YOU! Monday, March 12, I had the opportunity to visit Halle Center to help serve dinner. We took a bus full of your donations of citrus and linens. Halle’s Center is housed in an old motel purchased by UMOM for homeless women. The goal of the experienced and dedicated staff is to provide temporary shelter for these women and assist them in returning to a…
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Halle Center and a Full Bus Load

People and Supplies When Mission and Outreach went to Halle Center to serve dinner, we took over 200+ pounds of assorted citrus and many many bags of linens donated by our congregation. Thank you! We also took 1,200 Styrofoam plates, thousands of individual servings of condiments as well as full size condiments for their kitchen. We toured the premises and we were so impressed by their operation, we invited their director to join us at TNT to talk about their…