Lenexa United Methodist Church
We Know and Love God.
We Follow Jesus.
We Are the Body of Christ.

9138 Caenen Lake Road, Lenexa, Kansas 66215

Tuesday, Oct. 17th 2017

Lots going on at LUMC





 
“Journey together toward spiritual and community wholeness.”

  ALL ARE WELCOME AT LUMC

 
Events for the week of October 17, 2017

    Sunday, October 22

“The End of the Line”

Rev. Peggy Hillmon
 preaching


OCTOBER FEST LUMC STYLE
Wednesday, October 18
5:30-6:30pm in Schneeberger
Enjoy bratwurst, hot dogs, chips, applesauce and other German treats!
Everyone is invited.  
                                                        Tell your friends and neighbors.

UNDERGROUND COMMUNITY
The Underground is a space to come together and learn, discuss, mediate, and relax during the organized chaos that is our week-to-week lives. 

This week Brian Scarborough will be leading a discussion about finding inspiration and comfort in nature.  There will also be music by Brian Scarborough and The Underground Collective.  7 PM – Thursday, October 19th.

Whether you are a regular attendee or have never come to a Thursday night Community Gathering, know that you are welcome and we look forward to having you.


2017 CHRISTMAS PROGRAM 
 
All are invited to participate in  “Star Trip:  Our Faith Awakes” the 5pm program presented on Christmas Eve.  
If you are interested in acting, reading scripture, helping with costumes and props, etc., 
please contact Mary Clow at mary.clow@lenexaumc.org.  

We will have an interest meeting on October 22 at 7pm
 in the Education Building 2nd Floor 
for anyone who wants to get involved.  
Questions?  Talk to Mary Clow or Tim Hunt.

trash to treasure

Trash to Treasure
Set up and drop off dates:  Sunday, Oct. 22 10:30-3pm
Monday & Tuesday, Oct. 23 & 24
Donations – 9-2pm
Sorting/marking – 9-5pm

Help is needed setting up tables. sorting and marking donations
SALE OPEN TO PUBLIC
 Wednesday, Oct. 25 9-8pm
Thursday, Oct. 26 9-6pm
Friday, Oct. 27 HALF PRICE DAY 9-6pm
Clean up is Saturday, Oct. 28 9am till done

Proceeds support our ministry with 
Sunflower Elementary School programs.
Everyone is encouraged to participate!


90th Birthday Celebration
For Manfred Wehrly
Sunday, October 22, 2017
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Come and Go)
Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church
Fellowship Hall, 
9400 Pflumm Road, 
Lenexa, KS 66215

 
RSVP:
canyonvoice@gmail.com or 303-995-5529
No Gifts Please.
You are invited to bring a card
and include your favorite memory of Manfred.


TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY STARTING
On Tuesday, October 24 at 10:00 am, the  Bible Study Group will begin studying Paul’s Letter to the Galatians. We will plan to meet for one hour in the Wesley Room.  This study will continue each Tuesday (except Nov. 21) through December 12.  Please join us for study, conversation and fellowship as we explore how Paul’s theology, expressed in this short yet powerful letter, shaped Christian understanding in his day as well as our own.  


LENEXA UMC IS CURRENTLY HIRING 
FOR
 3 PART-TIME POSITIONS
 
Weekend Custodian
LUMC is currently seeking part-time weekend janitorial support.  This position’s hours are flexible and must work around weekend events and services scheduled at the church.  This position would support the main building only (not include Education Building).  Hours are estimated at 4-7 hours per week as activities and season require.  Must be able to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, climb stairs and work around cleaning chemicals.   Previous experience helpful but not required.  Must be detail-oriented, dependable and willing to work in a cheerful manner as an extension of the ministry of LUMC.  Pay is $10.00 per hour, paid monthly. 
To apply, please send resume to LUMC by mail or email peggy.hillmon@lenexaumc.org.  Application deadline is October 22.
 
Part-Time Morning Office Assistant
LUMC is currently seeking a part-time morning office assistant to work Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  This person will be responsible for opening the office, greeting and assisting church members or visitors and completing basic computer office support functions of data entry, word processing, etc. Previous administrative, customer service, reception or office experience required.  This person will be required to be punctual, detail-oriented, dependable and willing to work in a cheerful manner as an extension of the ministry of LUMC.  Pay is $10.00 per hour, paid monthly.
To apply, please send resume to LUMC by mail or email peggy.hillmon@lenexaumc.org.  Application deadline is October 22.
 
Part-Time Communication/Graphic Design Assistant
LUMC is currently seeking a part-time person to work up to 10 hours per week remotely to help update and maintain communication in all forms and media.   This person will work remotely or in the office assisting the church to create and implement a communication strategy.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to website updates and design, bulletins, monthly newsletter, weekly emails, brochures/flyer design, Charge Conference annual report compilation, social media presence, and other design items (t-shirts, business cards, postcards, signage, etc.).  Current  demonstrated experience in the listed responsibilities is required.  This person will be required to be detail-oriented, dependable and willing to work in a cheerful manner as an extension of the ministry of LUMC.  Pay is $12.50 per hour, paid monthly.
To apply, please send resume to LUMC by mail or email email peggy.hillmon@lenexaumc.org.  Application deadline is October 22. 


Trunk or Treat
Saturday, October 28
5-6:30pm in the West and South Parking Lots

Please sign up to provide a trunk, volunteer, or donate food HERE or by contacting Mary Clow.  

null We are accepting donations of individually wrapped candy which can be dropped off in the church office.

Co-sponsored by Lenexa UMC 
and 
Salem Lutheran Church


REFORMATION SUNDAY
October 29, 2017
Mark your calendars now for Reformation Sunday, Oct. 29.  We will be celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, with a sermon by none other than Martin Luther himself!     


FAMILY HAYRIDE
Sunday, November 12
5:30pm at Shawnee Mission Park
Enjoy an hour long hayride followed by campfire with marshmallows and apple cider.  
$7 per person (2 and under free)
Space is limited so please RSVP to Mary Clow, mary.clow@lenexaumc.org

Food Pantry Items Needed
 
THE JOHNSON COUNTY MULTI-SERVICE CENTER
FOOD PANTRY NEEDS 
feminine hygiene products, paper towels, deodorant, lotions, crackers, granola bars, canned tomatores, sloppy joe mix, salad dressings, sugar, juice, puddings, ketchup, and diapers-sizes NB, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
Please place your donations in the gray bins outside the church office.

OCTOBER MESSENGER
IS AVAILABLE TO READ
 

LUMC PRAYER CHAIN
Wish to be included on the LUMC prayer chain
Contact
Susan Hetherington,
sjhether@yahoo.com
or
Debbie Hansen
 



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