The Church at Work

The week of


Sunday, April 11, 2021


Rev. Dr. Jennifer Parks-Snyder                                                                         e-mail:

Rev. Ronald French                                                                                                        e-mail:

Every Member a Minister             1640 Main Street, Bloomsburg                                 Church Phone:  784-9271

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Our Vision – “Shining Christ’s Light with Worship, Missions, Education, Connections”


Thought to ponder:  Be the kind of woman who when your feet hit the floor first thing in the morning, the devil says: "Oh, oh, here she comes."

Sunday, April 11, 9:00 am ZOOM only.  We continue to pray for the health and safety of all.  Local COVID cases are increasing dramatically.  April 11 will be ZOOM worship only.


Back to Basics Sunday School has been meeting via ZOOM.  Some of them will meet in person beginning Sunday, April 11, 7:00 pm in the large classroom in The Lighthouse.  Some of them will ZOOM into the discussion.  They are studying the Gospel of John.  New learners always welcome.  Contact Chris Klock to be given the ZOOM link.


Mon., April 12, 6:30 pmTrustees meeting.  Russ Kressler (ch), Nelson Creasy, Barb Savage, Frank Dent, Don Sutton, Bill Evert, Tom Gensemer, Larry Creasy, Sally Chamberlain


Spring Bible study:  “Jesus:  The God who knows your name” was compiled by Max Lucado from some of his writings.  Contact Pastor Ron ( or Beth at the church office (; 570-784-9271) if you have not yet reserved your spot and your book.  The book is $10. 

Study sessions are Tuesdays, April 13 – May 18.  The morning 10:00 am session is limited to 10 in-person participants.  The evening 6:30 pm session has unlimited participants via ZOOM.

Meeting ID: 842 5746 3337              Passcode: 383018

One tap mobile:  +19294362866,,84257463337#,,,,*383018# US (New York)

For audio only using a landline or any phone:  +1 929 436 2866 US (New York)


Wednesdays, 9:30 amCrafters will meet in person in the church building social hall.  The ZOOM link will be open for all who craft from home.


Next Sunday, April 18th, please keep in touch with church leadership by phone, website or email.  Local COVID cases are increasing dramatically.  Stay tuned; nothing definite has yet been determined for April 18.


Save the date:  May 16  A party to send off Pastor Jenn and say Thank you for service, commitment and leadership.  Details will be forthcoming.


Opportunities for furthering the Kingdom of God; 1Corinthians 9:8 – God can bless you with everything you need and you will always have more than enough to do all kinds of good things for others.

· LUMC Missions Team carefully selects recipients for designated missions offerings.  Yearly we designate money to Sierra Leone.  Monies are used in the aid of well drilling of clean untainted wells that are so desperately needed in the poverty-ravaged country.

  • ScripPro gift cards benefit the Building Fund. Links to lists of available cards are on the church website: Cards are available for gift-giving and usual shopping and dining purchases. LUMC liaison: Amy Dent or Pam Szilagyi. Give one day’s notice and pick up your cards at Dent Plumbing & Heating. 
  • John Buck Memorial Community Food Pantry.  Mail monetary donations to John Buck Memorial Community Food Bank, 2028 State Route 487, Orangeville, PA  17859 or give to LUMC with your offering, earmarked for the food bank.  LUMC liaisons:  Pastor Ron French, Donna Winn, Jeff Wolfe. 
  • LUMC designated offerings.  Thank you!  Consider the convenience and security of direct withdrawal from your bank account to the church accounts, as with paying other utilities and bills. Contact Amy Dent . See bi-monthly newsletter for financial reports.

  • Junk for Jesus! Pop the ring off soda cans and save for the Ronald McDonald House.  Recycle all other metal.  Place under the fire escape near the rear parking lot.  Please, please do not mix plastics or non-metal recycling or trash with the metal.  While all metals are recyclable, use separate bags or containers for different metals.  Make this profitable venture as easy for Doug as possible.  LUMC liaisons:  Sandy Heim for soda rings; Doug Sitler for all metal recycling.


AA – Al-Anon – Alateen If you know someone who needs help, help is available.  Be the lifeline. Check websites for contacts, meeting dates and sites, and additional support.  Do not go it alone.

  April 2021  
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