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, Oct. 13th 2021

Weekly Newsletter—October 13

new & upcoming at LUMC!

PUMPKIN DECORATING
Sunday, October 17 | 11:30 a.m.
Families are invited to stay after church Sunday, October 17 for lunch and pumpkin decorating! Please RSVP to Mary Clow if you can come.

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
Sunday, October 24 | 4–5:30 p.m.
Our Halloween carnival for kids is coming up on October 24! There will be games and activities in the parking lot run by the LUMYouth. Donations of individually wrapped candy can be brought to the office. 

BURNING OF THE MORTGAGE
Sunday, October 31 | 11:30 a.m.
Now that we’ve paid it off, we will be having a special ceremony to burn the mortgage of our Education Building! Join us for this exciting time in the life of the church. After the 10:30 a.m. service, pick up refreshments in the lobby of the Education Building and then gather in the south parking lot for the celebration.

ZOOM BIBLE STUDY
Thursday evenings | 7–8 p.m.
All are welcome to participate in a weekly zoom Bible study led by Fiske Miles. Email Fiske for the Zoom link and more information.

FAMILY HAYRIDE
Sunday, November 14 | 4–6 p.m. | Shawnee Mission Park
LUMC Children and Youth Ministries are joining together for a family hayride at Shawnee Mission Park! The hayride will be followed by a bonfire with apple cider and marshmallows. Cost is $5 per person (free for kids 2 and under). Space is limited, so RSVP to Mary Clow or Teila Creekmore as soon as you can.

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE SALE
Sunday, November 21 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Schneeberger Hall
Start your Christmas shopping at LUMC’s Holiday Boutique sale and support our congregation and the church! For more information, contact Bernie McNichols.
IN-PERSON WORSHIP
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In-person worship takes place in the sanctuary at 9 and 10:30 a.m.
Masks are strongly encouraged to be worn indoors by all individuals, including those fully vaccinated. If you plan on attending in person, we encourage you to read all our COVID safety protocols at https://lenexaumc.org/covid/.
LIVESTREAM WORSHIP
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For those who’d like to worship from home, we 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
OCTOBER 17
CHILDREN’S SABBATH
“What Fruit Do You Produce?”
Galatians 5:22–25
Paul writes that if we are connected to the Spirit, we will produce the fruits of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and self-control. What do these fruits look like in our lives? How are we reflecting God’s love to all we interact with, particularly children?
Children’s Ministries Director Mary Clow preaching.
Tree of Life Praise Band playing at 9:00 a.m.
Growing in Grace Children’s Choir and Chancel Choir singing at 10:30 a.m.
ongoing events & announcements

VOLUNTEERS WANTED!
Greeters & Ushers
Can you help as a greeter or usher during worship? We have several positions open. Please consider volunteering once a month if you are able to.
To volunteer to be an usher or greeter, visit our SignUpGenius page:

Youth Volunteers
We’re always needing volunteers to help with Sunday School and Youth Group! Please contact Teila Creekmore if you’re interested! We would love for you to join us!


FOOD PANTRY
The food pantry is in need of jam/jelly, minute rice, laundry detergent, dish soap, and bar soap.
Please bring your donations to the gray bins outside of the church office.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL
Everyone is welcome to join any of our classes!
9 AM:
Pathfinders: Asbury Room and via Zoom
Spectrum: Room 122
9:15 AM:
Foundations: Room 119 and via Zoom
10:15 AM:
Dashers: Room 122
10:30 AM:
YAC—Young Adult Conversations: The Underground
Find the class that is the best fit for you! Contact the church office for more information, including Zoom links to participate from home.
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 front of the education building. 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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