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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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29
Nov 2016
Cookie Walk and Crafts!

Join us at our 22nd Annual Christmas Cookie Walk , Luncheon, Craft Bazaar and Silent Auction. Saturday, December 11 from 9:00 am-2:00 p.m. Luncheon Soup and Sandwich Luncheon served from 11:00 am-1:00 p.m. The luncheon will feature hot, pulled pork sandwiches and homemade chicken noodle soup and beef barley soup. Decadent homemade desserts and coffee served 9:00 am-1:00 pm. Craft Bazaar You can find some locally made crafts right here. Local sellers will have some of their crafts for sale. Please come and support the youth for their mission trip. Youth mission trippers will......

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22
Nov 2016
Charlie and the Cherub Cheerleaders

Be a part of the audience for the biggest talk show coming to La Crescent– The Glory and Hallie Show! Glory (Lori), Hallie (Jon) and guest co-host Summer (Addison) are the hosts of the show and an important decision is about the be made.   What is the best method of announcing the most exciting news ever – Jesus is born? It needs to be a song. What kind of song should they use to tell the shepherds?   Our announcer, Timothy will introduce us to musical leaders Aria (Charlee), Bright (Aspen) and......

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20
Nov 2016
La Crescent UMC is in Swedish News

Visitors at JOLT On Wednesday night at JOLT the Olson team was up for serving dinner. We met at 4pm to prep the final pieces of the meal. At around 4:45 in walked a pair of visitors. They introduced themselves as a writer, Therese and  photographer, Linus from the Swedish Daily Newspaper. They were to do an article on how Americans in church were handling the results of the elections. Therese and Linus had travelled from The Cities to La Crosse and hoped to find stories on both sides of the river.......

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17
Nov 2016
Hanging of the Greens

After our JOLT meal, November 30, join us as we decorate our church and sanctuary to celebrate the Advent.  Come for the meal at 5:30, decorating at 6:15 (or so).  The Lord is coming!  Let us prepare, and rejoice!...

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02
Nov 2016
It's Operation Christmas Child Time!

Many of you are aware of my love for the shoe box gift project that I do with the children here each year. It’s called Operation Christmas Child, and simply put, it is a Christmas gift in a shoe box.   Why do I love OCC so much?  While I am fully aware that Christmas is not about the gifts, I can’t imagine as a child not receiving a gift on Christmas.  It is so important to me that the children who receive our gifts know someone loves them and thinks about them,......

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19
Oct 2016
Fall Festival is Just Around the Corner

If you’ve been enjoying the crisp air and the smell of falling leaves, then you are in just the right mindset for next week’s Fall Festival!  We will kick-off the event on Wednesday evening, October 25 at 5:30 with our Chili Cook-off.  Reigning champ Mandy Kistler is signed up to bring chili again this year, but don’t let that deter you from throwing your chili pot in the ring!  Other activities include games and crafts for the kids and a cake walk.  And don’t forget to throw your spare change into the jar of......

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17
Oct 2016
Charlie working outside of his garage with PET parts scattered around.

La Crescent UMC is pleased to announce that the most recent Jefferson award winner is our very own Charlie Hinders. Charlie’s Jefferson award is for his work building mobility carts in his backyard. WXOW has Charlie’s story on again at 10pm. Charlie’s Garage has a Higher Purpose A few years ago, Charlie Hinders had just built a garage as his retirement man cave, when he was inspired by a message he heard at La Crescent United Methodist church. The message was from a PET international representative. They were looking for help building cart......

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