Aug
25
4:00 PM16:00

Holy Smoke-Out Summer Bash

We’re not letting summer go without our annual end-of-season party. Celebrate with your church family at the Holy Smoke-out Summer Bash, Sunday, August25, beginning at 4 p.m. (We’ll eat around 5 p.m.) Several of our master barbecuers will be smoking meats for the main course and competing for the “grand” prize.

Details: Bring some side dishes to share. Bring your table service and lawn chairs. (We will have extra table service if you forget.) We’ll also have inflatables for the kids.

Needs: We are looking for some volunteers who will help us set up tables and tents on Sunday afternoon about 2:30 p.m. We also need someone to bring about six bags of ice. And we’d love to have someone organize a corn hole tournament or something similar for the grown-up crowd. If you are interested in smoking meat or helping in any way, please contact the church of- fice or see Pastor Tom directly.

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Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

Blessing of the Backpacks

Please join us this Sunday, August 11, as we celebrate together the beginning of a new school year! We invite ALL students (preschool through college) and educators to bringtheir backpacks and workbags as we ask God’s blessing on the school year ahead.

Join us for either the 9 or 10:30 worship service. All children and youth will begin in worship; programming for both groups will be available after the blessing during the 10:30 worship hour.

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Feb
14
5:30 PM17:30

Take Your Valentine to Dinner!

The youth mission team is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner next Thursday, February 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 for children (aged 3 to 12), $12 for adults; 2 and under eat free. Carryout is available!

You may purchase pre-sale tickets at a table in the lobby this Sunday, from a youth, or from Youth Directors Jim and Rebecca Krupar.  Cash or check is accepted. Checks should be written to LCUMC; mark the memo line: “Youth Spaghetti Dinner.” Tickets will also be available at the door.

Funds raised will benefit this summer’s youth mission trip to Oklahoma.

For more information, contact Jim or Rebecca Krupar at rebeccakrupar@gmail.com or 740-412-4040 (Rebecca) or 740-412-3457 (Jim). 

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Feb
10
to Mar 17

New 6 Week Study for Parents, begins Feb 10th

Parenting Class Offered Sunday Evenings

A 6-week parenting class, Parental Guidance Required, based on a book by Christian pastor and author Andy Stanley, begins Sunday, February 10, and continues through Sunday, March 17. Sessions will run from 6-7p or immediately following the THRIVE worship 5:00-6:00

Sessions are designed to help parents enhance, advance, and influence their children’s relationships. Each session will begin with a 15 minute video, followed by sharing and casual conversation. Childcare will be provided upon request.

The Study Guide is $10. Contact Pastor Phil at prode@lewiscenterumc.org to register.  

Childcare is available for this! If you want to join us, please let Pastor Phil know so we can plan accordingly.

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Children's Pageant
Dec
23
4:00 PM16:00

Children's Pageant

You’re invited to our annual Children’s Christmas Pageant, Sunday, December 23, at 4 p.m. 

Highlights will include the LCUMC Kids’ Choir, dancing angels, talking animals, wise men who can hip hop, and, of course, the baby Jesus.

Please join us after the performance for refreshments and a chance to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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Trunk or Treat
Oct
28
4:30 PM16:30

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat, our annual Fall party, is just around the corner! Bring the kids, bring your neighbors, decorate your cars, and join us for a celebration of the season, Sunday, October 28th. We’ll begin at 4:30 with entertainment by Jeremy the Juggler, then adjourn to the parking lot for trunks full of treats. A light meal and pumpkin decorating will follow. Children of all ages are invited to join us!

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Sep
9
9:00 AM09:00

Kingdom Sunday

What does a church do?  We will celebrate and dedicate all the ministries of Lewis Center Church.  In video, power points, music, and “real life;” we will name the ways God is calling our church to serve in Jesus’ name.  Come, and celebrate with us!

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LCUMC Summer Bash
Aug
26
4:00 PM16:00

LCUMC Summer Bash

Holy Smoke-Out and Potluck Dinner, Kids’ Activities, Cornhole Tournament, and More!

Several barbeque chefs will showcase their talents at this Summer Bash with fun and food for everyone.  Children and teens will enjoy the games and activities.  Bring a dish to share and join in on the fun!

End of summer coming too quickly? Celebrate with your church family at our Holy Smokeout Summer Bash, Sunday, Aug 26, 4 pm on the church campus. (We'll eat around 5 pm)

Several of our members are smoking their favorite recipes to share with you. (Cathy and I have been practicing all summer.) Plus there will be hot dogs for those who prefer a "classier" fare. You have the opportunity to vote for your favorite smoked flavors with dollars for the Kingdom Campaign.  Winner receives the Golden BBQ Mop - selected by Pastor Phil. 

Here are the details: This is a potluck so bring some food to share. Bring your table service and lawn chairs. (We will have extra table service, if you forget.) Bring some games, if you like. We will have water inflatables for the younger set.  We will provide water, iced tea, lemonade, and coffee. Bring your own beverages if you prefer something else.  Bring friends and neighbors to celebrate with us. 

Celebrate the end of summer with your church family and friends! 

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Community Easter Party & Egg Hunt
Mar
31
9:30 AM09:30

Community Easter Party & Egg Hunt

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It's time for the annual Easter Party at the church. All members of the community are invited to join us as the kids chase eggs while the parents enjoy one another's fellowship. There will even be a special visit by the Easter Bunny!

Games! Crafts! Prizes! Don't miss it!

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Feb
11
12:30 PM12:30

ALICE Training

ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) provides preparation and a plan for individuals and organizations on how to more proactively handle the threat of an aggressive intruder or active shooter event. ALICE Training option based tactics have become the accepted response, versus the traditional “lockdown only” approach.

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