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LHUMC e-News May 31st - 2013
Capital Campaign ~ What's Happening?                       
construction hat & blue prints
Watch for upcoming construction this summer!
  • Construction on the new Spiritual Growth Center is planned to begin in mid-July.
  • A step van to serve many of our ministries will be purchased this summer.
  • Plans are being developed for a strong, visible welcoming center that will connect the Family Life building with the Children's building.
  • Plans are being put in place to have consistent and visible signage throughout the church campus.
You can help complete the work!
  • Please pray for our church and our ministries.
  • Consider giving now so more work can be completed during the summer months.
  • If you have not done so consider giving to the capital campaign.
  • If you have made a pledge, consider paying out your pledge in full. 
June 2nd
Promotion Sunday  
Children's Ministry
The kids will promote to their new classes based on age. To celebrate we will be providing a yummy snack in each of the classrooms with a scripture attached.
June 8th
Second Saturday Servants
Men's Ministry 

8am ~ Fellowship Hall

This is a team of volunteers designed to do projects around the church.  We will meet on the second Saturday of each month.

Participants will have breakfast (prepared by Steve Turner) in Fellowship Hall, a devotional and then go to work.  We will plan projects that will normally be finished by noon. Contact Rick Holland at
June 16th
Jeri Burdine will celebrate her 97th birthday! 
Help her celebrate her 97th birthday on Sunday, June 16, 
1-2:30pm, come and go, at the West Lawther Building, Second Floor, C.C. Young Campus.  No presents, please - your presence is the greatest gift you can give. If you would like to send her a birthday card, please put it in Marcia Sears' box by June 14.
June 30th  
God Bless the USA
7pm concert ~ Sanctuary
All-American Music
Traditional Worship Choirs & Members of Relate Worship Band!
Plus an old-fashion ice cream social.  Hosted by Feed Lake Highlands Team & Directors!
$10 adults (children 12 & under free)
  • Ticket sales coming soon online & on Sunday mornings.

Ticket sales benefit Feed Lake Highlands food ministry.

Calling All Youth:
New Youth Logo
VBS is coming and we'd love for you to be a part of it.  We are still looking for youth volunteers to be actors and teacher's assistants June 17-20 from 9 to 12.  Please let me know if you'd like to serve!  Farrel Chapman
Donations for VBS: 
VBS ~ 2013 
Can YOU help? 
Now accepting donations for
To check out the donation list:
June 9th & 16th Newcomers Classnewcomers class 2013

Are you new to Lake Highlands United Methodist Church? 
Or have you been visiting us for a while and are interested in taking your Christian journey to the next level?  We would like to invite you to the Newcomer's Class with the pastors.  Come join Pastor John and Pastor Monty for refreshments as you learn more about LHUMC in a fun and relaxed setting. 

You will have the opportunity to meet other newcomers!
June 9th & 16th
9:30 am - 10:30 am 
Room F104 (Next to the Great Hall)
Let us know that you are joining us

sign up HERE

Questions contact Rev. John Thornton

or Rev. Monty Moore

Tornado Relief Donations
Oklahoma United Methodist Mission and
Service Ministry Team:

The best way you can help tornado relief efforts RIGHT NOW is to donate through UMCOR, where 100% of your donation goes for relief efforts. Here are 3 ways to do this:
1) Send a check to: Advance GCFA, PO Box 9068, New York, NY 10087-9068. Please write #901670 Disaster Response United States on your check; or,
2) To donate by phone, please call 1-888-252-6174. Mention Project #901670; or,
3) To donate online, go to
Back by Popular Demand!
Youth Mission Trip Stock Sales...
Stock Certificate ~ youth mission trip
Your investment in their trip will allow the Youth to travel beyond the church walls to McDowell County, West Virginia. There they will serve one of the poorest counties in the United States by rebuilding and sharing the love of Christ.
You can purchase your stocks outside the Sanctuary and in the back of the Great Hall before and after the church services. Stockholders will be invited to a special dinner to thank them for their investment and hear about the ways we served the community.