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

Wednesday, Sep. 6th 2017

This week at LUMC





 
“Journey together toward spiritual and community wholeness.”

  ALL ARE WELCOME AT LUMC

 
Events for the week of September 5, 2017

    Sunday, September 10

“Treasure Hunt”

Rev. Peggy Hillmon
preaching
 

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!
HURRICANE HARVEY FLOOD BUCKETS
LUMC has committed to providing at least 10 complete flood buckets to the Great Plains Conference Office by September 13th.
If you can supply a complete, filled bucket by Monday, September 11th to LUMC, your help would be greatly appreciated.  Due to the timing, we are not asking for individual items.  Check with your friends or group, fill a bucket, bring it to the church office, and we will make sure it’s delivered to the Conference Office.  Below is the list of items needed for each bucket:

Cleaning Kit Materials
  • 5-gallon bucket with resealable lid
    • Buckets from fast-food restaurants or bakeries can be used if washed and cleaned
    • Do not use buckets that have stored chemicals such as paint or pool cleaner
    • Advertisements on the outside are acceptable
  • Liquid laundry detergent
    • One 50-oz. or two 25-oz. bottle(s) only
  • Liquid household cleaner
    • 12-16 oz. liquid cleaner that can be mixed with water
    • No spray cleaners
  • Dish soap
    • 16-28 oz. bottle any brand
  • 1 can air freshener
    • Aerosol or pump
  • 1 insect repellant spray
    • 6-14 oz. aerosol or spray pump with protective cover
  • 1 scrub brush
    • Plastic or wooden handle
  • 18 cleaning wipes
    • Handi Wipes or reusable wipes
    • No terry cleaning towels
    • Remove from packaging
  • 7 sponges
    • No cellulose sponges due to mold issues
    • Remove from wrapper
  • 5 scouring pads
    • Remove from wrapper
    • No stainless steel, Brillo pads, or SOS pads (nothing with soap built in)
  • 50 clothespins
  • Clothesline
    • One 100-ft. or two 50-ft. lines
    • Cotton or plastic
  • 24-roll heavy-duty trash bags
    • 33- to 45-gallon sizes
    • Remove from the box
  • 5 dust masks
  • 2 pairs kitchen dishwashing gloves
    • Should be durable enough for multiple uses
    • Remove from packaging
  • 1 pair work gloves
    • Cotton with leather palm or all leather


HOOP SHOOT RESCHEDULED
September 10
during Heavenly Half Hour 
and after 10:30am Worship
Due to rain on August 27th, the HOOP SHOOT has been 
rescheduled  
Proceeds support our 
Hillcrest Transitional Housing Apartment


NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR FALL
Practicing Mindfulness:  
An Introduction to Meditation
Beginning Wednesday
September 13, 6-7:30pm
Wesley
Led by Denise Smerchek
Each session will include a 30 minute video by Professor Mark Muesse, PhD., a professor at Rhodes College, followed by group discussion.


PRESCHOOL AND CDO SAFTEY  –  
For the safety of our preschool and CDO children, all doors to both buildings will be locked during the day.  If you regularly need to get into the building, contact Linda or Debbie in the church office for a code to the west door.  If you don’t have a code, there is a doorbell at the east door to ring and someone will let you in.  Thanks for your understanding and help in keeping our children safe.
 

WIDE IS GOD’S WELCOME-KC
is hosting a forum, 

“The intersections of Sexuality, Gender, Biology, Culture and Faith” 
Sunday, September 10, 2-5 PM 
at Valley View United Methodist Church, 95th and Antioch.  
This is an educational program that will reflect upon science and faith and their implications for 21st Century Christians, including the UMC.
 


CLUB 56    


All 5th and 6th graders are invited to Club 56, a monthly youth group experience. 

We will meet on the 3rd Sunday of the month starting September 17 from 5-7pm on the 2nd floor of the education building. 
Dinner will be provided and then we will have games, activities, and discussions geared specifically for pre-teens. 
If you have any questions you can contact Mary.Clow@lenexaumc.org .
 


10:30am CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL
Children are invited to attend the beginning of worship and the Children’s Moment, then leave as a group to go to the Ed Building.  If you have any questions, contact Mary Clow,      
mary.clow@lenexaumc.org
.


CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS are needed for both 9am and 10:30am classes.  If you are interested, please contact Mary,
mary.clow@lenexaumc.org.  



Mark your calendar for a teacher training on September 24 at 11:30am in the Education Building.
 



PULLED PORK PARADISE
Free Pork Sandwich, chips, and a pickle dinner
Wednesday nights
5:30-6:30pm in Schneeberger
Everyone is invited.  Tell your friends and neighbors.

Food Pantry Items Needed
 
THE JOHNSON COUNTY MULTI-SERVICE CENTER
FOOD PANTRY NEEDS 
paper towels, body wash, toothpaste, kleenex, diapers-sizes 3, 4, 5, and 6, puddings, canned pineapple, mayonnaise, mustard, salad dressings, canned pasta (like Chef Boyardee), beef flavored soups, crackers, canned beans-refried, black, and chili.
Please place your donations in the gray bins outside the church office.

SEPTEMBER 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
 



Lenexa United Methodist Church exists to create an enthusiastic Christian community formed in the faith and transformed into dynamic servants of Jesus.
Lenexa United Methodist Church • 9138 Caenen Lake Road, Lenexa, Kansas 66215 • Office: 913-888-5600 • Preschool: 913-888-6300 • Fax: 913-888-5609

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