October 19 updates

Bunny encourages everyone to come tonight, and every Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Tonight will be the great music of David Phelps. Next week we’ll start studying the history of war in the Middle East, starting with Ishmael.

Fusion youth group (for student’s grades 7th – 12th) will be hosting a Halloween lock-in on Friday October 31st from 10 PM to 8 AM. Come and bring a friend for games, food and fun!

Here’s a list of things that are needed to take to Haiti November 3-13: LOTS of Ziploc freezer bags (quart and gallon size), and Terro ant traps; a few pot holders, dish towels and dish cloths, large bottles of Calcium with Vitamin D tablets, Gatorade Instant powder packets, chocolate chips and butterscotch chips, Dream Whip packages. Please bring these things to church by October 26th. Ask Greg or Roberta for more details, or Contact us.

Our Community Thanksgiving dinner will be held on Saturday, November 22nd. Please sign up to let us know that you can help to call and invite, cook, set up, serve, clean up, make desserts  and deliver dinners. Call Gail at 624-3894 ASAP to let her know what you can do!  We served over 100 people last year!

Dress a Girl – We will get together after the holidays for another kit-making workshop. In the meantime, please buy fabric (not too thin or lightweight), and notions if you’re able. There is money that has been donated, which can be used to reimburse you if you buy fabric and notions for DAG. We’ll need fabric, bias tape, 1/2″ elastic, thread, yarn, etc. If you don’t sew but want to help, consider donating money for fabric (click the “Donate” button on the right). For more info about DAG, see the Dress a Girl website.

Operation Christmas Child – As a church family, we plan to pack 100 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. There are tips on how to pack a shoe box and gift suggestions here. Note that you can build a shoe box online if it’s easier than packing a shoe box yourself. Bring your shoe boxes to church, where we’ll store them until it’s time to ship them off.

If you can’t help in person, you can use that “Donate” button on the right side of the screen to make a tax-deductable donation to LLWC with PayPal or your credit card anytime!

If you have questions, contact us.

October 5 updates

Here’s a list of things that are needed to take to Haiti in November: LOTS of Ziploc freezer bags (quart and gallon size), and Terro ant traps; a few pot holders, dish towels and dish cloths, large bottles of Calcium with Vitamin D tablets, Gatorade Instant powder packets, chocolate chips and butterscotch chips, Dream Whip packages.
The list is posted on the bulletin board at church.  Please have all items in by Oct. 26th. Thank you!

October 1 updates

Since we’re having a turkey dinner this Saturday at 5:00 after the Fall Potato Harvest, we will not have a Fellowship Pot-Luck lunch after church this Sunday.

And here’s a list of things that are needed to take to Haiti in November: Ziploc freezer bags (quart and gallon size), Terro ant traps, pot holders, dish towels and dish cloths, large bottles of Calcium with Vitamin D tablets, Gatorade Instant powder packets, chocolate chips and butterscotch chips, Dream Whip packages.

As always, contact us if you have questions.

September 14 updates

In addition to the regular events listed below, here are a few new announcements and reminders:

Saturday September 20th – Come to the LL Wesleyan Fellowship hall at 9:00 for breakfast for men, women and children. The Weavers from Lake Pleasant will be our guests and will tell us about their plans to go to Papua New Guinea with Wycliffe Translators. There will be pancakes, sausage, breakfast casserole, fruit salad, coffee, etc.

Dress a Girl – We need to get together soon for another kit-making workshop. In the meantime, please buy fabric (not too thin or lightweight), and notions if you’re able. There is money that has been donated, which can be used to reimburse you if you buy fabric and notions for DAG. We’ll need fabric, bias tape, 1/2″ elastic, thread, yarn, etc. If you don’t sew but want to help, consider donating money for fabric (click the “Donate” button on the right). For more info about DAG, see the Dress a Girl website.

Haiti – At least five people from LLWC plan to go to Haiti on a short-term missions trip this November, and they’ll need supplies and funding for the trip. We’ve had several yard sales and fund-raisers, and WKFM (Wesleyan Kids for Missions) is collecting money for Bibles and supplies. Please be praying and asking how God might use you in this missionary effort. For an update on the orphanage that we support, click here.

Operation Christmas Child – As a church family, we plan to pack 100 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. There are tips on how to pack a shoe box and gift suggestions here. Note that you can build a shoe box online if it’s easier than packing a shoe box yourself. Bring your shoe boxes to church, where we’ll store them until it’s time to ship them off.

If you can’t help in person, you can use that “Donate” button on the right side of the screen to make a tax-deductable donation to LLWC with PayPal or your credit card anytime!

If you have questions, contact us.

Announcements

A couple of new announcements from church this morning.

  • Five people from LLWC plan to go to Haiti on a short missions trip this November, and they’ll need supplies and funding for the trip. In the past, we’ve had a church garage sale to raise funds. This year, there will be a yard sale at Venita’s house. If you have things for the sale, take them to Venita’s house the day before. We need to raise about $1500. There will also be a Farmers Market on Thursdays in LL to raise money. If you have questions, Contact us.
  • Pastor John went to a conference this week, and LLWC was honored for our growth in the community. We’re at 6% and 8% is a significant number. Ask Pastor John for more details, and thank him for all his hard work in reaching out to our community!
  • Pray for Bunny, as he’s being treated for an infection.
  • Welcome home to Bill & Jo-Cinda! It’s great to see them back in LL.
  • See more announcements below.

February 1

Announcements:

  • WKFM (Wesleyan Kids for Missions) meets every 3rd Sunday during Pastor’s message. See Greg or Contact us for more info. WKFM is collecting money for Bibles and supplies for Haiti. They have already raised $120 for children in Albania. You can help by giving spare change to Greg or one of the kids.
  • We plan to send a team to Haiti in November 2014 for a short-term missions trip. Plan to join us and pray for God to use you. Several years ago, Dan and Joy’s daughter did a video of the orphanage that we support in Haiti (at that time, there were 30 children in the orphanage); you can see that video here. There are now 80 children in the orphanage, and in April of 2013, they moved into the new 4 acre Children’s Village; you can see more recent photos here.
  • As a church family, we plan to pack 100 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. There are tips on how to pack a shoe box and gift suggestions here. Note that you can build a shoe box online if it’s easier than packing a shoe box yourself. Bring your shoe boxes to church, where we’ll store them until it’s time to ship them off.

For more information, contact Pastor John at LongLakePastor@live.com or 518-624-2411.

Announcements: August 18

There were many praises shared in church this morning, but two announcements stand out:

  • LLWC is planning a missions trip to Haiti for two weeks in 2014: the last week of November and the first week of December. Start saving and planning! See Venita for more information.
  • Rickie Miller encouraged us to get off the couch and start moving with him, alternating between walking, jogging, walking, etc. on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday afternoons. See Rickie for details. He reminded us that running is based on scripture, “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith” (Hebrews 12:1-3). Those of us who can’t run can pray for those who do! 😉

Here are the regular events and meetings throughout the week:

  • Tuesday morning Mens’ prayer group meets at 6:30 am.
  • Wednesday night Prayer Meeting is at 6:00 pm. Dave Carney is teaching on the Letter to the Romans.
  • Thursday Night Ride Small group meets at 7 pm for the new study, “Taking Responsibility.” We all have them. But we don’t all take them as seriously as we ought to. Wouldn’t it be great if we all took responsibility for the things we are responsible for for? Wouldn’t it be great if you took responsibility for everything you’re responsible for? It’s time to stop the finger-pointing and excuse-making and to remove the “ir” in irresponsible!
  • The “Velocity” Middle School ministry (grades 5-8) meets Saturday nights at 7 pm.
  • Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6:00 pm. Bunny Austin is leading a study of the Gospels.
  • “Fusion” High School student ministry meets Sunday nights from 7 pm to 9 pm (grades 9-12).

And please pray for “Back to Church Sunday” – September 15, 2013 – See http://backtochurch.com/videos and plan to invite a friend!