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LHUMC e-News May 3rd - 2013
TONIGHT... May 3rd
Family Movie Night:  The Smurfs 
the Smurfs
6-8pm ~ Fellowship Hall
$2 per person for pizza
Children 6th grade & younger must attend with a parent/adult.
EVERYONE DRESS IN BLUE TO LOOK LIKE A SMURF!  =) 

THIS SUNDAYS, May 5th
Blood Drive

Carter Bloodcare logo
Our second Blood Drive of 2013 will be on May5th .
Please participate;
it's good for you, it's vital for our community.
Questions or to sign up please contact Jim Lane.  lanji01@verizon.net
Guest speaker:  Laura Duty
from the Dallas Arboretum
Topic:  Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden
Time:  Tues., May 14th ~ 9:30am
Place:  Fellowship Hall

Sandwich Lunch following program--$6

RSVP: Joan Quiett, jsquiett@yahoo.com 

May 31 is the final day of our PIG DRIVE for Haiti we have been overwhelmed by your generosity, dear church.  19 5/8 pigs & we were hoping for just one!  Your extra change may tip us over to 20 pigs.  Just put it in an envelope marked PIG or drop a check in the offering plate

(Payable: LHUMC, Memo line: Pig) or  your favorite UMW member will gladly accept cash or checks! If you would like to help give a family in poverty a hand-up not a hand-out, help us give them a PIG! 

The price is $120 per pig (any size donation is welcome).   

Faithful Families
 Home Run - In Theaters Now

"Home Run is a great story of redemption and recovery-a must see!"
Jim Sundberg, Former All-Star Baseball Player

"Home Run is a film of great hope."
Rick Warren, Pastor and Best-Selling Author

Information & theater locations:
Kids Corner

Summer Activities: 
 
June 17-20 ~Vacation Bible School
9am - Noon 
Now recruiting for PreK/K teachers! 
Contact Lee Fisher at: childcare@lhumc.com 
Register:  CLICK HERE 
 
July 8-31 ~ Summer Fun Days
Mon. & Wed. ~ 9:30am-2:30pm
Register:  CLICK HERE   
Sermon Series 
The 7 Deadly Sins
Please join us this Sunday.
Week 4:  "Seven Deadly Sins:  Gluttony"

Stewardship & Finance Monthly update:
We give thanks to God, the source of all things, and to for those whose good financial stewardship helped us end the first quarter at $310,000 in giving to a budget of $311,000. Your continued faithfulness and giving as you are blessed support our worship, teaching, mission and life-changing work among so many in our community. 
Our recently completed Here to Serve program is a wonderful example of our work in the community as 280 volunteers at 15 venues provided an estimated 800 hours of service.
Let us know if there are any questions.
Doug Kirsop ~ doug.kirsop@philips.com
Gary Hancock ~ grhssh@swbell.net
This Sunday, May 5th
 It's Fiesta Time!
fiesta time ~ youth banquet

  

Youth Banquet

May 5th 

6pm-8pm

Fellowship Hall

       Dinner catered by Mexicali   

RSVP to Jennifer Welden
jwelden@lhumc.com  ASAP

 

 

Fly, Fly Away at the Youth Banquet!   

You'll be able to bid on 2 round-trip Southwest Airlines

non-revenue must ride tickets to any Southwest Airlines

destination!    

All proceeds will go towards the Youth Mission Trip.
LHUMC Saving Money and Reducing Its Electricity Use
 
The LHUMC Trustees are pleased to announce that our congregation saved about $14,000 in electrical costs and reduced its kWh usage by 12% in 2012, compared to 2011.  
The lion's share of savings came from reduced energy use resulting from the lighting and HVAC upgrades from our joint project with ONCOR, which matched the church's investment in new equipment through a grant. Other savings are from reduced electrical rates.  
      
Please help support our efforts to reduce our impact on Creation by turning off lights, air conditioning, TVs, etc., when not in use.
 
Thanks,
Cindy Engel ~ cindita_e@yahoo.com
Route 56
Route 56 Box Club
 
Route 56 played putt putt and then returned to the church to pack goody boxes with encouraging notes for our college friends.  We hope they do great on their finals
 
August 5th-9th @ LHUMC
Pine Cove Base Camp ~ 2013
Pine Cove is bringing its day camp program!
Your child will experience Jesus through Bible study, worship, and time with their counselor.  Not only that, Pine Cove will bring a truck load (literally!) of great activities for your camper including:  water slides, climbing wall, slip n' slides, laser tag, and much more!
Questions ~ contact Farrel Chapman fchapman@flash.net 
to register:  CLICK HERE