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Stay up to date with the happenings of Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church by visiting our blog. You'll find information such as announcements, sermon notes, and updates to encourage and challenge your walk with the Lord.

Join us for a Fair Day Sunday, Aug. 8

by: Karl Smith

08/01/2021

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We're celebrating this coming Sunday, August 8!

We’ll start with our single worship service at 10:30 a.m. and we will celebrate VBS and our children’s ministries. We’ll also bless the backpacks including the ones made possible through your generous donations. 

After worship, we will celebrate community with a Fair Day. We’ll have games on the side lawn and a food truck that will make this tasty treats available to purchase.

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Sign up for in-person Sunday School

by: Karl Smith

07/28/2021

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We're getting back to in-person Sunday School and now is the time to get all the paperwork squared away. Here's the drill:

Download this form and fill it outOnce you've filled it out, drop it off at the church office or send it in via email....
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A big thank you from SPRC

by: Karl Smith

07/21/2021

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The Staff Parish Relations Committee would like to acknowledge the efforts of three ladies who have done much in recent times to keep our Church Office operating smoothly in the absence of Diane Lendzinski our Church Secretary.  Beverly Lawless, Holly Gillin and Lisa Lang volunteered many hours so that the office could conduct “business as usual” while Diane was tending to urgent personal business.

Bev, Holly, and Lisa capably held down the fort and enabled normal activitie

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Hooray for dads

by: Karl Smith

07/19/2021

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The chancel committee would like to thank everyone who participated in our Father’s Day gift card collection.  With your help, we collected more than $900 in gift cards to Giant and Walmart.  What a wonderful tribute to the special men in our lives as well as a tremendous way to help those in need in our community. Thanks again for being so supportive of our project.

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Cool youth kick off Wednesday

by: Karl Smith

07/18/2021

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From Rebekah Small:

If you haven’t heard, the youth program at Lehman Memorial is kicking off this summer upon the arrival of our new Youth Director, Rebekah Small. Youth (incoming 7th - 12th graders) and parents are invited to join her at the church portico Wednesday, July 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for an ice cream social and game night. Youth and families are encouraged to bring their favorite ice cream toppings, and the church will provide the ice cream. Feel free

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Jump on the school supply bus

by: Karl Smith

07/11/2021

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We know it's summer, but in the spirit of planning ahead, we recognize that our children will be going back to school after a long stretch of pandemic-related restrictions. You can help them get off to a good start with supplies and something to carry them in.

Stop by the "Back To School" table after service Sunday and select a ticket from the school bus. Then simply purchase what's on the ticket and bring it back to church before the end of July. When we have all the suppl...
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Our new youth director arrives soon.

by: Karl Smith

07/01/2021

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We are excited to share with you the upcoming arrival of our resident youth director Rebekah Small whose ministry with us officially begins July 12 , though she will be at the opening of VBS Friday, July 9.

You can meet and greet Rebekah on Sunday July 11 before and after the 11 a.m. service when will have an informal meet and greet.

Rebekah comes to use through the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT), a three-year program after which Rebekah will receive her Maste

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Mandatory Safe Sanctuary training

by: Karl Smith

06/30/2021

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Hello Christian Education staff and volunteers and anyone in the congregation that works with children and youth at Lehman UMC.

We have scheduled Safe Sanctuary training and we need to see you here as part of our commitment to keep our children and youth safe.

The Rev. Dave Piltz, a member of the Safe Sanctuary Committee, will be here to give a full two-hour training on Thursday, July 8 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

Anyone in the congregation is welcome to com

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Our 8:15 service returns July 18

by: Karl Smith

06/17/2021

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A note from Pastor Andy:

Now that this pandemic seems to be lifting, some of you have inquired about worship and especially the status of the 8:15 service. Since the pandemic began, we have considered and used alternate times (and places) for all services, taking advantage of the flexibility and opportunity to create a Sunday morning worship experience that is meaningful for all, not to mention God-pleasing! While there has been some discussion about changes to the schedul

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Another message from our Nepal missionaries

by: Karl Smith

06/17/2021

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It's so exciting to hear from Mark and Deidre Zimmerman, our missionaries in Nepal. We recently received another letter from them. Here's a link - please take a moment to read it and offer your prayers for their work.

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A special way to celebrate Father's Day

by: Karl Smith

06/06/2021

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With Father’s Day around the corner on June 20, our Chancel Committee offers a way to honor the men in your lives while helping folks in our community. From now until the 20th we will be collecting gift cards to either Wal-Mart or Giant which will be available at the church to be distributed through the office or the Love Fund. To participate, drop off the cards at the office or place them in the offering plates in an envelope marked FATHER’S DAY. Any amount to either stor

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Join us for VBS Friday nights

by: Karl Smith

05/28/2021

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We hope you can join us for VBS on Friday nights this summer! We'll kick things off Friday, July 9, and wrap it up Friday, August 6. Join us each Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. for fun and fellowship for children age 4 through 5th grade (and students of Lehman Preschool's 3-year-old class). We are asking for a $5 donation per child per evening to cover the cost of dinner. We also need volunteers.

Interested? Excellent! Just fill out this form and you'll be part of the fun.

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We are opening our nursery

by: Karl Smith

05/28/2021

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We are planning to reopen our nursery on Sunday mornings beginning June 13, another sign that we are moving ever closer to normal.  If you would like nursery care, please send an email to Pastor Nancy that includes the age(s) of your child/children and which service you will be attending. Thank you for helping us make this important step forward.

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Masks required for Sunday's 11 a.m. service

by: Karl Smith

05/19/2021

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A note from Pastor Andy:

While we have just announced that we are following CDC guidelines for mask-wearing at church, those attending this coming Sunday’s 11 a.m. Pentecost and Confirmation worship service (May 23) will be required to wear masks to accommodate those who would otherwise not be able to fully participate. I believe it says a lot about a group of people who, for the sake of all the people who wish to be present on this very meaningful day, will make the small

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If you are vaccinated, worship without a mask

by: Karl Smith

05/15/2021

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From Pastor Andy:

Given the new CDC regulations regarding mask-wearing:

Beginning this weekend, all those who have been fully vaccinated are welcome to come and worship at Lehman Church without the necessity of wearing masks or keeping a 6-foot distance from others who are fully vaccinated.Beginning this weekend, all are welcome to come and worship in person (not a change), but those who are not fully vaccinated (2 weeks following the necessary shots) are asked to continue t...
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