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16
Jan 2017

Disciple New Testament a 12 week overview of the New Testament. We have two groups to choose from. They each cover the same material, so choose the one most convenient for your schedule. Both groups meet in the Youth Room. The Tuesday group begins January 24 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The Thursday group begins January 26 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Women’s Discussion Group is starting a new book, The Murder of Jesus, by John MacArthur. This is a 12 week study that will begin Tuesday, January 24 and continue until Holy Week. This group......

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12
Jan 2017

Every month the ministry team visits the men for a hymn sing. For about 30 minutes we sing random hymns chosen by the singers. This choir of sorts is blessed to have an accompanist to help us stay on tune. For six of our visits we bring treats or dessert. The men are remembered on their birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Easter and Christmas with gifts and goodies. For our November visit, which falls near Veteran’s Day, we prepare and serve their noon meal. Our visits are scheduled for the second Sunday of each......

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11
Jan 2017
Living Your Strengths Workshop

We urge you to attend a workshop titled, “Living Your Strengths” which will be presented by our Healthy Church Initiative coach, Mr. Bill Lewis. What is Living Your Strengths? It’s both a book and workshop in our church! Living Your Strengths will help you discover your God- given talents and help you to use them effectively in all areas of your life. Living Your Strengths is a very practical, skill focused program. It is designed to bring you close to God and to understanding his plan for your life. The Book The......

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10
Jan 2017

Disciple Bible Study with Sheri Wert will begin Tuesday, January 17 at 6:30pm or Thursday, January 19 at 9:30am. We will delay starting the New Testament study due to the poor travel conditions that are expected. Remember… You don’t need to have completed the Old Testament to join this New Testament study. Anyone can join at anytime. Study guides are available at the church office....

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04
Jan 2017
Be the Hands and Feet of Jesus this Summer

Opportunities await our youth and adults to be the hands and feet of Jesus this summer and now is the time to plan on participating!  A Senior High mission trip for those currently in grades 8-12 is being planned for the week of June 16-25 to New Orleans, LA.  Participants will work with members of the community in soup kitchens, children’s programming, elderly nursing facilities, and clothing distribution centers.  Each night there will be opportunities to explore the city, as well as time devoted to worship, prayer, and Bible Study.  The cost......

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19
Dec 2016

Healthy Church Initiative: Coaching Update 2016 – 2017 Reporting Month: November     Coach Name: Bill Lewis   Church Name: La Cresent UMC, La Cresent Minnesota   Pastor’s Name: Greg Nelson   Date/Length of Coaching Sessions or Calls: Various emails of communication. November 7 conference call with Pastor Greg Nelson and HCI Leader Jeff Court to plan the November 14 meeting. Face to face with the team at November 14 meeting.   Progress report on Strategic Recommendations: List each of the strategic recommendations. State the specific actions completed for each recommendation in......

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18
Dec 2016
Date Change for HCI

Dear LUMC family, The Healthy Church Initiative Vision Team wants to make you aware of a recent scheduling change. Our HCI coach Bill Lewis has offered to provide two excellent educational experiences aimed at strengthening our ministries and making our mission work more organized and effective. As noted in the December Appleseed newsletter, the first program is named “Living Your Strengths” and the second is name “The Advantage”. Originally, as the newsletter indicated, Bill Lewis was planning to lead both programs during a Saturday morning workshop on January 14 from 9:00 am-noon.......

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07
Dec 2016
Christmas Services

We invite you to participate in any of the following Christmas Services for 2016. December 24- Christmas Eve Candlelight Services 5:00 p.m. at La Crescent United Methodist Church 6:30 p.m. at Dakota/ Riverside United Methodist Church December 25- Christmas Day Traditional Service at 10:10 am No Sunday School on Christmas Day  ...

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04
Dec 2016
Invited to Website

Church is invited to participate in the writing of the new church website. Uninvited In September a group of women from the La Crescent area started on a new book study called “Uninvited.”  This ecumenical group of women meets every other week to study a Christian book on living the life Jesus expects of us. This study has given me time to think on the topic of being uninvited. How easy it is to feel uninvited! Coincidentally enough a few weeks ago, Pastor also spoke on rejection from a bit of a different......

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29
Nov 2016

Christmas Cantata Come and join us at the 10:10 service on December 11, for an inspirational musical telling of the birth of Jesus. You will hear many of your favorite carols, wonderful scripture and beautiful music. This is a joint cantata with the choirs of La Crescent United Methodist Church and Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and is a perfect start to the last three Sundays of Advent. The title of the cantata is “Fear Not”. The cantata will be performed at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on December 11 at 8:30......

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