LUMC at Work



The Church at Work

The week of


Sunday, March 7, 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”


Worship Schedule:  LUMC is not meeting in person at this time for the health and protection of all.  We are mailing, emailing and keeping the church website up to date. 

Worship options:

  • Printed worship services and the prayer concerns are available via mail.   
  • The church website has the same worship services, but the names of prayer concerns are not published. 
  • Participate and interact with your congregation before the 9:00 am Zoom.  It’s open about 8:50 am so that people have a chance to greet one another.  Worship recordings are on the church Facebook page. 
  • 570-215-3814.  Dial this number to listen to the recording of the worship service. 

In-person worship resumes Palm Sunday, March 28, 10:30 am, outside on the lawn.  Easter Sunday, April 4, 10:30 am, in-person outdoor worship on the lawn.  Going forward, worship services will include 9:00 am ZOOM Worship online for the foreseeable future, as well as in-person worship.


Order an Easter flower in memory or honor of a loved one, or maybe for yourself.  Consider purchasing an Easter lily, tulip or hyacinth for the Easter worship service.  They are $10 each. Orders are due TODAY, March 7. After serving as decorations Easter Sunday, they may be taken home after the service. We will worship in person outside on Easter Sunday.  Please call or email Judy Snyder today to get your order in prior to the deadline.  Mail payment to: LUMC, c/o Judy Snyder, 1640 Main St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815.


The Book Club has chosen to read “Truths I Never Told You” by Kelly Rimmer.  There is a copy of this thought-provoking book in the LUMC library.  Discussion group meets Monday, March 15, 6:00 pm.


Lenten Bible study:  Tuesdays through March 23.  10:00 am in person or 6:30 pm ZOOM and on Facebook live. Join Zoom Meeting.

Meeting ID: 844 6494 7805              Passcode: 261088

One tap mobile:  +19294362866,,84464947805#,,,,*261088# US (New York)

For audio only using a landline or non-smart phone:  1 929 436 2866 US (New York)


Wednesdays, 10:00 amCrafters meet via ZOOM.      


The church trustees will not meet in March.  The next meeting is Monday, April 12, 6:30 pm.


Wed., March 10Newsletter Deadline for the April/May issue.  Write your own article or give the information to the church secretary and she will write it for you.; 570-784-9271


Mon., March 22, 6:30 pmChurch Council meeting.  Debbie Sokol (Ch), Doug Sitler, Russ Kressler, Tammy Wolfe, Bill Kocher, Chris Klock, Pastor Jenn Parks-Snyder, Sarah Wolfe. Meet in the Lighthouse large classroom or ZOOM. 


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.

  • ScripPro gift cards benefit the Building Fund. Links to lists of available cards are on the church website: Maybe something to tuck into an Easter basket.  LUMC liaison: Amy Dent or Pam Szilagyi. Give one day’s notice and pick up your cards at Dent Plumbing & Heating. 
  • 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.


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