Pastor's Blog

  • From the Pastor: October 12, 2017

    Is There an Answer to Today’s Violence? From the Pastor, This article is in response to the tragic event which recently took place in Las Vegas. It is not intended to be political commentary, but rather a writing to challenge all of us as a church family to be in response to the events of the day. Too often the church remains silent when it comes to social justice issues out of fear of offending its parishioners. Yet there are times when [...] Read More »

  • From the Pastor: August 23, 2017

    Processional Cross Now a Part of the Church Service Have you noticed a new addition to the church service? Following the tradition of the church’s Anglican roots, many United Methodist congregations have brought back the practice of utilizing a processional cross upon entering and exiting the sanctuary for the worship hour. The cross represents the presence of Christ, much like the candles represent the light of Christ. The person who carries the cross is referred to as the crucifer (cross-bearer). The crucifer [...] Read More »

  • From the Pastor: August 15, 2017

    The analogy that “war is hell” is completely true. Hell is a severance from God’s presence and purpose. War, therefore, means that this type of activity is completely opposite of what God would want of God’s children. Read More »

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News & Events

  • United Methodist Women Meet October 23, 2017

    Two UMW Meetings October 23, 2017 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Ruth’s Circle (and anyone interested) will have a field trip to Children’s Advocacy of Denton County on Monday, October 23, 2017. We will meet at 10:00 a.m. and travel to Lewisville. The agency will be our devotional and our program. Christian Women’s Café will meet at 7:00 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Refreshments and devotional are provided by Barbara Coy. We will be putting together a “care package” for Hailey Sherman. Please bring [...] Read More »

  • UMW Pansy Sale Deadline October 15, 2017

    The annual United Methodist Women of LCUMC's pansy sale is here! Orders will be taken after church services on October 1, 8, and 15, 2017. Read More »

  • Potluck and Punkin’ Chunkin’ Contest: October 29, 2017

    All-Church Potluck Please plan to join us on Sunday, October 29, 2017, following the 10:45 a.m. service for our fourth quarter potluck lunch. Bring your favorite dish to share and plan to enjoy great food and fellowship! Punkin’ Chunkin’ Contest If you’ve never participated in a Punkin’ Chunkin’ Contest, this is your chance. In conjunction with the potluck lunch, your Spirit Team is sponsoring LCUMC’s first annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ Contest! All you need to do is bring a punkin’ (pumpkin) to church on October 29th, [...] Read More »

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1 John 4:16

So we have known and believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them.