CHURCH AT WORK. February 28, Welcome, neighbor! TODAY

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1 LANSING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 32 Brickyard Road, Lansing, New York Corner of Brickyard Road & Route 34B Church Website: Church Office: Pastor Jane Sautter CHURCH AT WORK February 28, 2016 Welcome, neighbor! TODAY 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages 11:30 a.m. Children s Musical Rehearsal 4:00 p.m. Confirmation Class Monday, February 29th Leap Day! 7:00 a.m. Pancakes & Prayer 10:30 a.m. Bible Study at Woodsedge 12:00 p.m. Bible Study at LUMC Tuesday, March 1st 10:00 a.m. Needleworkers Group 6:30 p.m. LIFT at Crossroads 7:00 p.m. Lord, Is It I? Rehearsal Wednesday, March 2nd 9:30 a.m. Women s Bible Study 6:00 p.m. Bells Angels Rehearsal 7:00 p.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal Thursday, March 3rd 6:30 p.m. Wingmen Friday, March 4th 6:00 p.m. Senior High Youth Group

2 Saturday, March 5th 7:00 a.m. Men s Breakfast at Linda s Diner 10:00 a.m. Prayer Shawl & Caregivers Meeting Sunday, March 6th Special Giving: One Great Hour of Sharing 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages 11:30 a.m. Children s Musical Rehearsal 4:00 p.m. Confirmation Class 5:30 p.m. Kids in Action Now (K.A.N.) Meeting Current Calendar of Events LUMC Web Site: lansingunited.org The most current LUMC calendar of events is always available on the church web site. Simply click on the CALENDAR tab. Click on each event for more information. Adult Sunday School Lenten Study Renegade Gospel: the Rebel Jesus -- by Reverend Mike Slaughter Began Last Sunday, February 21st, Join Anytime! In Renegade Gospel, pastor and author Mike Slaughter presents Jesus and his challenging message to inspire us during Lent, Easter, and through the year. Central to the Christian faith is a man who denies all our pre-conceived notions about what God should look like. Joining his movement will mean coming to terms with the real Jesus, the rebel Jesus. Jesus didn t come to start a religion. The rebel Jesus came with a renegade gospel to start a revolution. Schedule (No Sunday School March 13th & 27th) February 28th -- Revolutionary Lifestyle -- with Bob Nagel March 6th -- The Most Important Question with Monica Woodward March 20th -- Seeing Jesus Today -- with Karen Bishop April 3rd -- The Way of the Cross -- with leadership T.B.A. April 10th -- Resurrection -- with Reverend Dave Nichols LUMC LIFT - Ladies In Fellowship Together This Tuesday, March 1st, 6:30 p.m. Meet other LUMC ladies for an evening of dining out, laughter, and good conversation. LIFT meets on the first Tuesday of each month at Crossroads Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. to share food, stories, and love. Please join us! Special Giving: One Great Hour of Sharing Next Sunday, March 6th Since 1940, when its forerunner was established to meet the needs of those suffering overseas at the onset of World War II, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) has continued to respond to those in desperate need -- today throughout more than eighty countries around the world. Your generous giving to One Great Hour of Sharing is what allows UMCOR to act as the arms and legs of Christ s church, moving toward the most vulnerable in their darkest days. Convinced that all people have God-given worth and dignity -- without regard to race, religion or gender -- together we are assisting those impacted by crisis or chronic need. Gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing lay the foundation of all UMCOR work by covering the costs of doing business. With all of UMCOR's basic expenses covered, 100% of contributions designated for specific programs can go directly to those programs. Please prayerfully consider giving to this important work.

3 Special Church Conference - Vote on Building Plan Sunday, March 13th, Following the Worship Service (No Sunday School) From the desk of Jeff McDowell, Finger Lakes District Superintendent: To Pastor Jane Sautter and the Lansing United Methodist Church Leadership: I hereby authorize the Rev. Jane Sautter, Ordained Elder, to convene a Special Church Conference on Sunday Mar. 13 after morning worship to vote to move forward in your building program. At the church conference, your building committee shall present: a) The preliminary architectural plans; b) The preliminary cost estimate; c) The preliminary financial plan; and d) The building committee s recommendation. A majority vote of the membership present and voting at the church conference shall be required to approve the preliminary architectural plans, cost estimate, and financial plan and the building committee s recommendation. Upon completion of the Charge Conference, have your secretary retain minutes for your church record, and send me a copy within one week. Blessings abound as you continue the work of our Lord. I look forward to this step on your journey of faith and faithfulness! In Christ, Jeff McDowell A note from the Building Committee: During the Special Church Conference, a nursery will be provided for preschool children and provisions will be made for children K-6 so that Sunday School teachers may attend this important meeting. Details will follow. Lansing Youth Mission Talents & Goods Auction At All Saints Catholic Church Sunday, March 13th, 3:00 p.m. (Preview at 2:30 p.m.) Where else can you get overnight stays at area hotels, home-cooked dinners delivered to your home, several hours of yardwork or babysitting, gift certificates to some of the finest area restaurants and other businesses, music and exercise lessons, tickets to Cornell athletic events, and the list goes on. Look for the sneak preview list of auction items, which will be available March 6th. All proceeds will help purchase supplies for the Lansing Youth Mission work trip to Guatemala in the Spring of Any congregation members who would like to make a donation (talents or goods nothing used please) must contact Pat Gillespie by March 1st. Safe Sanctuary Training - for Volunteers with All Age Groups SAVE THE DATE!, Saturday, April 2nd, 9:00-11:30 a.m. Safe Sanctuary Training is scheduled for Saturday, April 2nd at 9:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. All volunteers with any age group (children, youth, and adults) need to participate in this training to learn the basic procedures for keeping everyone safe while participating in the ministries here at LUMC, as mandated by the United Methodist Church. If you are currently a volunteer with any age group, or might want to be in the future, please mark your calendars now for this required training. Childcare will be provided. Please direct any questions to Kevin Klippel

4 Prayer Concerns Meredith Davis Dotty Hautaniemi Catharine Cahalan Denise Wyszkowski Roger Benson (brother of Sandy Cleveland) Susan Eggleston (mother of Ryan Eggleston) Prayer requests can be written on a Connect Card and placed in the offering plate. Upcoming Birthdays Attendance Last Sunday Jan Fuller Sunday, 2/28 Worship 143 Debbie LaVigne Sunday, 2/28 Nursery 7 Etienne Exantus Tuesday, 3/1 Stephen Geise Tuesday, 3/1 Diana MacKenzie Wednesday, 3/2 Bert Breese, Jr. Thursday, 3/3 Meghan Pronti Friday, 3/4 Patrick Sweazey Friday, 3/4 Sissy Fenner Saturday, 3/5 Birthdays can be written on a Connect Card and placed in the offering plate.

5 Easter Remembrances with Flowers and Music Donated By: Daytime Phone: Address: Every Easter, LUMC has the opportunity to beautify the Sanctuary and share dedications by purchasing potted lilies and tulips from Bakers Acres and contributing to the music of our Guest Trombone Troupe. Orders accepted through Sunday, March 13, Lily: $11.00 each Tulip: $10.00 each Contribution to Guest Trombone Troupe: $20.00 NOTE: Please list all names (including your own) EXACTLY as you would like them to appear in the special insert to the Easter bulletin. Please print clearly. Please circle the desired dedication and indicate the type of flower or music for each order. Enclosed payment of $ Check# Cash Please make checks payable to LUMC with Easter Flowers/Music in the memo line. Outside of office hours, forms may be left in the folder in the bin on the door. The flowers are yours to take home after the 11:00 a.m. Easter Service.