Serve each other according to the gift each person has received, as good managers of God’s diverse gifts. 1 Peter 4:10
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Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Lent and Easter Preparations

PREPARE FOR A MEANINGFUL LENT 

As we prepare for meaningful Lent and Easter experiences, we welcome your hearts, hands, and help! Contact the office at 215-675-2110 to participate in planning.

Despite good intentions, our best Lenten efforts sometimes fall short when we try to tackle them alone. Find the support and encouragement you need by engaging in Lenten activities at Lehman.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Lenten Study

CHOOSE YOUR LENTEN STUDY GROUP

Bring your insights and questions, your faith and your doubts and join us in our Lenten exploration. After 40: Ready for Action, is this year's FREE seven-week Lenten series. We'll be taking a look at stories in the Bible where the number 40 is a prominent feature. Forty days is often a time when someone goes through a difficult experience in order to be prepared for something better in the kingdom. Grow spiritually in the supportive environment of one of our Study Groups:

Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the Lehman Library/ Leaders: Mark & Kate Kirsch

Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in the Lehman Library/ Leader: Pastor Nancy

Mondays at 7:30 p.m. in the Lehman Library / Leader: Georgi Bernard

Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Lehman Library / Leader: Joanne Lambert

Groups meet weekly, beginning the week of February 18. You can register online HERE, or sign up on the forms on the bulletin board outside Fellowship Hall. 

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Lenten Luncheon Lectures

LEHMAN LENTEN LUNCHEON LECTURES

Lehman Lenten Luncheon Lectures begin February 15 and continue on Thursdays through March 22 from 12 - 1 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Each week, Pastor Nancy, Pastor Luky, or a guest clergy member from an area church will lead the lectures. A soup and sandwich luncheon will be prepared for $5. Please join us and bring a friend!

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Bible Study

PASTOR BILL'S LENTEN BIBLE STUDY

Enhance your faith and discipleship by studying the Scriptures this Lent. Pastor Bill's morning and evening Bible Study groups will focus on the lectionary readings for Easter from the Gospel of John. Bring your favorite translation. Or pick up a Bible at the church. ALL ARE WELCOME! Join us in the Library/Parlor, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. / 7 p.m.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Ash Wednesday

ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Services will be held at 12 noon and 7 p.m. Imposition of ashes will take place at both services. Although Ash Wednesday is a holy day, it is not a holiday from work, school, or most other obligations. The UMC offers some ideas on how to find ways to remember the holy in the midst of our regular routines HERE.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA The Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross 

Join us in the Sanctuary on Good Friday from
12 noon – 3 p.m.
 for an individual and introspective journey of the Stations of the Cross that you will long remember. A Free Will offering is asked, to be gifted to Covenant House Philadelphia, which provides loving services to homeless and exploited teens. Watch a moving video of The Way of the Cross HEREand please join us on Good Friday.

♦ 2020 VISION - Linked to Goal 4  - Provide more opportunities for Christian education & spiritual formation at every age & stage of life.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Music Residency with YOBC Amanda Rearden

YOUTH ORCHESTRA GUEST MUSICIAN
Sunday, February 4  •  8:15 and 11 AM Services

Through our Music Residency program with the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County, we are pleased to welcome talented oboist, Amanda Rearden, as our next guest musician. Amanda will perform with our choir on Sunday, February 4, at our Classic Services. Find out more about our Music Residency Program and our talented guest musician HERE

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA H.A.T. Packs

LEHMAN SUPPORTS H.A.T. PACKS

About 40% of local elementary school children benefit from the district's free and reduced price meal program. But what happens when school's out? Sadly, it's been reported that some kids will save a portion of their Friday school meals so they have something to eat over the weekend. H.A.T. Packs meal packs fill the hunger gaps in-between the school bell. Learn more about H.A.T. Packs and how Lehman Church is supporting the group's important mission HERE.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Music Residency with YOBC Amanda Rearden

SOUPER BOWL OF CARING
Sunday, February 4  

"Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl game, help us be mindful of those who are without a bowl of soup to eat."

You'll see members of our Youth Group outside each of our services this Sunday with large soup pots. They will be collecting monetary donations for H.A.T. Packs to help alleviate childhood hunger in our community. Please give generously to help fill up those soup pots and fill up the hungry bellies of local children in need! 

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HEARTFELT THANKS FROM
PASTOR BILL AND KATHY

Kathy and I wish to say, "Thank You!" from the bottom of our hearts for the outpouring of kindness expressed by so many of you over the Christmas season. We so enjoyed reading your cards and partaking of so many goodies of candy, pastries, jellies, gifts cards, and many other expressions of appreciation made with creative hearts, hands, and minds. We never to cease to marvel at the generosity of the people of Lehman Memorial UMC. It is a joy for us and our family to be among you serving our living and loving Savior Jesus. You are a true blessing in our lives. May God richly bless you with health, peace, and hope. 

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Readers and Greeters

GIVE THESE OPPORTUNITIES A TRY!

Spiritual growth happens when you become more invested and involved in the church.

We are very grateful to announce that four new Communion Stewards will join in serving Holy Communion on the first Sunday of every month. Why not try one of the following opportunities and see if it's a good fit for you –

Readers are a vital part of our worship experience, proclaiming the Word of God during services. Find out more about being a reader during services on Sunday mornings by contacting Gloria Inlander at ginlander@verizon.net.

Greeters hold one of the most important jobs in our church. They are the first and last people our guests see, expressing God's love through acts of welcoming hospitality. Anyone interested in serving as a Greeter is invited to call the office at 215-675-2110 or send an email to offfice@lehmanumc.org.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA blood drive

BLOOD DRIVE
Thursday, February 8  •  1:30 - 6:00 P.M.

Blood cannot be manufactured – it can only come from generous donors.

Please consider giving the gift of life on Thursday, February 8 in Fellowship Hall. Appointments are preferred. Please contact Karen Douglass, Parish Nurse, at karenfdoug@hotmail.com or 
215-674-0412, or you can sign up online at http://rdcrss.org/2lLBpPl.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA - Casa del Pueblo Latino Ministry

CASA del PUEBLO HAPPENINGS!

• Friendship Night, February 9 in Fellowship Hall from 7 - 9 PM.  Dinner, games, and compelling speakers, Rev. Angel Gonzales and his wife Madeline, will make for a night of fun and fellowship. Couples and singles are invited, and dinner will be provided by Longhorn Restaurant. Price will be just $30 per couple. Please contact casadelpueblo@lehmanumc.org to let us know you'd like to attend!

• Holy Convocation of the Comisión Latina, March 20 from 9 AM - 3 PM.  Bishop Peggy Johnson will be our guest here at Lehman Church and will serve communion at this special event. For more information, please contact Pastor Luky at 215-470-2229.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA - Women's Retreat

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR STUDENTS

The Isabel Lyttle Scholarship is presented each year by Lehman Church's Commission on Children and Youth Education (CCYE) to graduating seniors who are active in the life of the church and who will be continuing their education in some way after high school. High School seniors who are interested in this scholarship must fill out an application form in the spring of their senior year which will then be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. Watch your inbox for more information, or complete the Scholarship Application Form online HERE now.

On Youth Sunday, June 3, we will honor all graduating seniors from high school, college, technical school, military, master's, and doctorate programs. Make sure no one who deserves to be recognized is left out! Contact the office at 215-675-2110 or office@lehmanumc.org to tell us the names of the graduating seniors in your family.  

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA Blood Pressure Screening

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Sunday, February 25

Jesus’ told us he came that we “could live life to the fullest.” (John 10:10) A top priority for Karen Douglass, our Parish Nurse, is to help us live our fullest lives in health and wholeness. We are blessed to have access to Karen's expert, caring services. Be sure to stop by for a FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING in the narthex after all services on Sunday, February 25.

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA

ATTENTION GROUPS & COMMITTEES 

The storage areas in the downstairs church rooms need to be cleaned, and we need to hear from individuals, groups, and organizations with supplies in these areas. Carol Schlegel and Phyllis Carter will be available before and after services on Sunday, February 4 to catalog and label supplies with you. Once this task is completed, a clean-up day will be scheduled. If you are not available on February 4, please contact Carol at 215-485-7810 or Phyllis at 215-840-4276 to arrange a time to meet. Thank you for your help!

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NEWS NOTES

• There is a spiritual solution to compulsive eating. If you are unable to stop thinking about food, or to stop eating when you start, attend a free information session on the 12 Steps program of OA  on Saturday, February 24 from 10 - 10:45 a.m. in the Annex Building of Hatboro Baptist Church. Please contact Priscilla, recovered available sponsor, at 267-471-0421 for more information. 

• Tai Chi continues on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Tai Chi is low impact exercise that puts minimal stress on muscles and joints. It's great for STRESS RELIEF, FLEXIBILITY, ENERGY, and BALANCE. The cost is just $5 per class. Come and bring a friend! 

• Girl Scout Cookies will be sold in the annex after all services from Sunday, January 28 through Sunday, March 11. Stock up!

Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church Hatboro PA February 2018 Calendar

FEBRUARY CALENDAR

Lehman Memorial Church offers so many opportunities for spiritual enrichment, formation, and service. Stay informed and involved! Take a look at our February Calendar and save the dates for the many wonderful opportunities that are available to you. Why not try out a new group or activity? All groups are open to new people.

FLY, EAGLES, FLY!

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Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church

300 S. York Road

Hatboro, PA 19040

www.lehmanumc.org

 

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