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Thank You’s for August 2020

ThanksThough we have not been able to gather we are still at work being the church.  I have had such an outpouring of love from our church family…cards and phone calls have encouraged and uplifted me on the journey with Bill’s illness and passing.  You all mean so much to me and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.  We do serve a living God!    Bonnie Boisvert I really enjoy watching the people of Lakeview. Kathy Villa  …
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Monthly Financial Report for June 2020

Financial Report for June 2020 PRAISE GOD For Another Great Financial Month at Lakeview!! As you can see below everyone who calls Lakeview home did another GREAT job in June of following God’s lead to give generously. The month of June also did very well by having a net Income of about $28,900 and June Year-To-Date (Y-T-D) of approximately $32,300. As you can see below, our budget for June Y-T-D was expected to be a negative $21,900 based on past…
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Two New Way’s to stay connected!

Sunday Fellowship is back! Grab some cookies and coffee and join us for some fellowship time immediately following the Sunday service at 10:00am! Online TNT, join us Thursday at 5:30pm on YouTube and Zoom for a Christmas in July celebration and let’s have dinner together, sing some carols and learn why we’re celebrating Christmas in July! There will even be door prizes! Printable Zoom Schedule Watch Live on YouTube
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The Online Church Directory is here!

You can access the online directory on your desktop or laptop computer or through a mobile app you can install on your tablet or smart phone. Instruction for getting the online directory If you do not have an email setup with the church office or you are using one that is different from the one we have on file in the church office you will need to contact us before you will be able to access the online directory.
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The Power of Prayer

If you have not joined our prayer and Bible study as yet, you are welcome. Each session stands alone. We have covered three types of prayer which include reading Scripture. They are Centering Prayer (listening in the silence for God’s Word to us), Lectio Divina (reading Scripture for meaningful words and insights for us), and Contemplative Prayer (reading Scripture to place ourselves within it and discover who we might be and what role would become in a Gospel story). These…
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Back to School 2020

Back to School Supplies ARE Needed for EARLY August Schools in some form or another will start in early August and we support the El Mirage School System.  Your Mission and Outreach Committee watched for bargains… so last year AFTER the kids went back to school and the “Backpacks” were on sale, we purchased nearly 70 of them to be filled. IF you have already purchased a backpack, great, bring it along. Our goal is 100 nice backpacks for the…
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Monthly Financial Report May 2020

Financial Report for May 2020 PRAISE GOD For Another Good Financial Month at Lakeview!! As you can see below everyone who calls Lakeview home did another GOOD job in May of following God’s lead to give generously.  Although we had a small loss in the month of May of $3,062 negative we continued to have a positive for May Year-to-Date (YTD) of $3,485.  Another reason this is so great is because based on past experiences, we were expecting May YTD…
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The Navajo Nation Says Thank You

The Annual Conference ended Saturday, June 13, 2020 and Billie K. Fidlin, the Director of Outreach & Justice read the following thank you from Mel Rodis from the Navajo Nation.  At that point the Desert Southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church had received over $30,000 in donations for the Water for the Navajo Nation Mission Project 2020. The Navajo Water Project District raised over $63,000. Several more churches were still collecting, as was ours – Our finally tally to…
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Callers Needed!

Callers Needed! You can make a difference by the simple act of a phone call! Have you been wondering what to do with your spare time? Make caring phone calls as a valuable ministry! People in our church love to receive a call that is not trying to sell them something! You may also make a new friend!  The new church directories are available for pickup on a table at the back door of the church office in a plastic…
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Pastor John’s View Point for July 2020

In Acts 16, Paul and Silas are thrown into prison after Paul had commanded an evil spirit from a slave girl and her owners lost the profit from her fortune telling (v16-21). Paul and Silas were beaten and jailed for disruption. During the night there was an earthquake and the doors to the jail were opened and when the jailer realized what had happened, he started to kill himself but Paul stopped him and said, “Don’t harm yourself. We are…