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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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.

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…

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…

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…