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, Apr. 7th 2021

Weekly Newsletter—April 7

 
new & upcoming at LUMC!
 
 
TAKE THE READINESS 360 SURVEY!
 
If you haven’t completed the Readiness 360 survey yet, please do so this week. This survey will help us identify the needs and desires of our congregation, so we want to hear from everyone! Follow the link below and type in our congregation’s survey code. The survey closes Monday, April 12. If you have any questions, please contact the church office at (913) 888-5600.
 
survey code: 1274252739
 
 
EASTER HYMN SING-A-LONG
Sunday, April 11 | 7 p.m.
 
Celebrate Christ’s resurrection and the coming of spring with songs of praise! Liesel and Mary will be hosting a Facebook Live Easter sing-a-long on April 11. Let us know what your favorite Easter themed songs are on the Facebook event page. We look forward to singing with you!
 
 
LUMY SPRING RETREAT!
April 23, 6–9:30 p.m. | April 24, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. |
April 25, 10 a.m.– 1 p.m.
 
The LUMY 2021 Spring Retreat is right around the corner, but it’s not too late to sign up! You can sign up with the links on the LUMYouth Facebook page or contact Teila at Teila.Creekmore@lenexaumc.org. It will all be local with no overnight this year. We’ll be studying the story of Jonah and having a great time together! We hope to see you there! 
 
SPRING RETREAT VOLUNTEERS WANTED!
 
The LUMY Spring Retreat is coming up! There is no overnight part this year. It’ll just be during the day & evening time. But Teila needs your help to make this happen! Please check out the link to sign up & volunteer! The times are broken down throughout the weekend, so you don’t have to stay for the whole weekend/day if you want. Check and see if there are any times that work for you!
 
 
ALL-CHURCH PICNIC
Sunday, May 2 | 12 p.m. | Sunflower Shelter, Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park
 
Join us for an all-church picnic on Sunday, May 2. Turn in at the skate park and drive up the hill past the pool. The shelter is next to the playground on the right. Bring your own lunch and join us after church for some fun and fellowship. There are several picnic tables in the shelter, but you are welcome to bring your own chair too. We will have a few lawn games and sporting equipment. Feel free to bring other games or activities. Invite a friend!
 
 
WORSHIP IN THE PARK
Sunday, May 2 | 8 a.m. | Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park
 
Worship in the Park returns on May 2. The Park Players are looking for additional musicians. We welcome anyone who plays a musical instrument, especially the banjo, mandolin, guitar or harmonica. If interested, contact Laurie Bratton at (816) 806-3495.
 
IN-PERSON WORSHIP
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We’ve returned to in-person worship, which takes place in the sanctuary at 9:00 and 10:30 a.m.
 
Masks are required and COVID safety protocols are in place. If you plan on attending in person, we encourage you to read these protocols at https://lenexaumc.org/covid/.
 
 
 
LIVESTREAM WORSHIP
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For those who are more comfortable worshiping from home, we’re also continuing to livestream both the 9 and 10:30 services. Please tune in at facebook.com/LenexaUMC/live!
 
Missed last week’s service?
 
this Sunday’s worship
 
APRIL 11
ENDOWMENT SUNDAY
 
“What Is Your Legacy?”
2 Corinthians 9:6–15
 
Linda Stokes will share a history of LUMC Endowment funds, the people behind them, and how they have been used to support the mission and ministries of LUMC. We will also explore ways that you can leave a legacy and have a lasting impact long after you are gone.
 
ongoing events & announcements
 
 
WORSHIP VOLUNTEERS WANTED
 
Can you help as a greeter or usher during worship? Now that we are back to in-person worship, we have several positions open. Please consider volunteering once a month if you are able to.
 
To volunteer, visit the SignUpGenius page here:
 
 
FOOD PANTRY
 
The food pantry is currently welcoming all donations. Please bring your donations to the gray bins outside of the church office.
DRIVE-THRU DINNER’S ON US!
Wednesdays | 5:30–6:30 p.m.
 
We’re serving you curbside at Dinner’s On Us, our weekly free meal!
 
Enter the lot on the northwest side of our property and we will serve you from the extensive sidewalk at our west entrance. Spread the word to your friends and neighbors!
 
menu options:
#1: pulled pork sandwich, chips, and a cookie
#2: PB & J sandwich, chips, and a cookie
 
Contact Wayne Dothage or Lisa Freeman to volunteer as a server/baker.
 
 
connect with us!
 
Connect with other members via Facebook—though we may not see each other in person as often, our LUMC community is active online and as welcoming as ever!
 
 
Lenexa United Methodist Church
 
Office Hours: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. | Monday–Friday
Church Office Phone: (913) 888–5600
 
Preschool Office Phone: (913) 888–6300
 


Lenexa United Methodist Church Journeying together toward spiritual and community wholeness
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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