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You Are Never Alone

TIME  APART  WITH  GOD  DURING  LENT 2021 Lent is a season for self-examination, taking time apart to consider God’s presence in our lives and reflecting on our relationship with God. In this ongoing time of social isolation in our world due to the pandemic. it’s often difficult to realize that even in our time apart from each other, still we are not alone, because at all times, we are with God. Max Lucado has produced a DVD & Bible study…
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“The Story” – Bible Study

Presenting the Last 8 Chapters Starts again at Chapter 24 “No Ordinary Man” on February 1, 2021 Announcing the continuation of the Bible study called “The Story” that will offer the final 8 chapter class (Chapters 24 – 31) on Mondays at 1:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall for an hour. The class will start on February 1st through March 29th. This study will cover chapters 24 through 31 this time and each chapter stands by itself. “The Story” is…

How can I stay in touch?

Dear Lakeview Family, Whoever thought the pandemic would last this long? Even as the vaccine is being distributed, we know that normalcy is still a way off. While many of you have been able to stay in contact using on-line services, we realize some of you have had very little contact with your church family. Staying in touch is so much harder than it used to be. With this letter, I hope to give you a snap-shot of some ways…
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UMW 2021-2022 READING PROGRAM

It”s the New Year and the beginning of a new UMW Reading Program. This is the first time the program will span two years instead of one. For a better explanation of the Reading Program, Andris Salter, the Operations Officer of United Methodist Women writes in the November/December RESPONSE magazine: “The purpose of the Reading Program is to better understand and participate in God’s mission today, to increase sensitivity to all human beings, to explore contemporary issues and to enhance…
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O Come, O Come Emmanuel!

You’re invited! You are invited to join us for worship on Christmas Eve this year and you have choices! Though our in-person worship will be very limited, we will be broadcasting our 5pm service LIVE. I’m also excited to announce that renowned Harpist, Heidi Hernandez, will once again be helping usher us into God’s presence in worship as we celebrate the birth of king Jesus. Here are your options: In-person worship at 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required either on-line (see the…
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Tales from the Mountain – December 2020

Pastor John’s View It was still dark but I quietly slipped into Harry’s room and gently shook his shoulder. Is it time? Can we get up? My older brother grumpily mumbled, Go back to bed. I would repeat this several times in the dark until the pale, pastel dawn blue began to push out the black of night away and Harry finally said, Yes, it’s time, go get Kathy. The three of us thundered down the wood stairs, surely Mom…
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Betty Barrick Library News

In case you missed the On the Shelves article in the December Lakeviewer, the Library is now open.  We need your help to bring the circulation numbers up.  It is surprising to me but there are too many books on our shelves that have never been checked out and I am wondering why.  So do stop in and browse the shelves and see what we have to offer. As to my wondering why too many books remain unread, we welcome…
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Stewardship 2021

Dear Lakeview Family, I bring you greetings of thanksgiving from the finance team! I don’t need to tell you what an odd year this has been, yet there is much to celebrate. At the end of October, we are about 7% behind on pledges, but we have saved money during the closure and we received a payroll protection loan enabling us to keep all staff employed through the lockdown period. With some special gifts through bequests and other means, I…
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2020 UMW Reading Program

LAKEVIEW UNITED METHODIST WOMEN For those members who are participating in the 2020 UMW ReadingProgram, please stop in the Library and bring your Reading Program Formup to date. They must be completed by December 4th . It has been a roughyear for the Program but we have done our best. Next year will be better!Your Reading Program Forms are in the small binder on the UMWbookshelves. If you have a question, please contact Jeannie Hill A big thank you to…
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YESHUA – The Promise, The Land & The Messiah

PROGRAM 5: “Ripples of Darkness, Waves of Light” INTRODUCTION           While many of the events in the life of Jesus are reported in only one of several of the Gospels, all four Gospels tell about Jesus’ suffering, crucifixion and death. The importance of those events is evident also in the Apostle’s Creed which mentions only three people by name: Jesus; Mary; and Pontius Pilate, the man who signed Jesus’ order of execution. “Ripples of Darkness, Waves of Light” tells the…
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Financial Report for August 2020

Financial Report for August 2020 PRAISE GOD  That Lakeview UMC is Positive for the Month of August BUT ALSO Through August Year-To-Date As you can see below Lakeview UMC is positive for August Year-to-Date (YTD), but what you cannot see is that the month of August was also positive. There are a couple of factors that need further explanation. First I want to praise all our members who came through in the month of August. While August giving by our…
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In the News Bible Study

Each week there are many events in the news, and we read it or watch it and then go on with the rest of our day. Do you ever ask, “What does the Bible teach about this event?” or, “As a follower of Jesus, how do I respond to this?” I want to invite you to join me in an on-going study of the Bible and current events around the world. We’ll be meeting on Thursdays at 10:30 am each…