Lifeline Online- weekly e-news of Lebanon Christian Church-September 23, 2020
Reflections- "Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and
character, hope." - Romans 5:3-4
PASTOR 2 PERSON- a couple of Sundays ago, we looked at the promise that Jesus will return. With everything going on in our world today, the
pandemic, the violence in our land and how unusual this hurricane season has been, many have wondered if the Second Coming of Jesus could
be very close at hand. Some believe that we are in the "last days of the last days." What should our response be? Jesus taught us to be prepared.
Beginning today, on my Words of Hope devotions on Facebook, I will be addressing 6 ways we can prepare ourselves for the return of Jesus. Join
me live on Facebook at 5:00 p.m. or catch the videos anytime on my Facebook page. The devotion from yesterday is up where I discussed several
of the issues that cause people to think that the end is near. Grace & Peace, Dennis
Informational Meeting following the morning worship service this Sunday. The church board has been looking into the necessity of
legally incorporating the church. Among other benefits, incorporation status provides legal protection for all church members from financial
liability if the church were ever sued. The church board has invited Ms Lindsey Carney, from the law firm of Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein to speak to the congregation to provide information on church incorporation. For those worshipping online, the live stream on Facebook will include the meeting. The video of the meeting will also be posted to the church website. If you have any questions, please contact one of the elders or deacons.
Attacted is a form for Leadership nominations. You can print out your nomination form, fill it out and either bring it to church or mail it to the
church office. If you need a nomination form, please call the church office to arrange to come by and pick up a from. Deadline for nominations
is September 30th.
Operation Christmas Child will be collecting shoeboxs for delivery during the pandemic. Fill a shoebox with small gifts for impoverished children. Due to the pandemic,
drop off locations will be limited and will not be announced until after Oct. 26. Samaritan's Purse is encouraging everyone to go online to build boxes.
Please use this link Build A Shoebox Online Goal to build shoeboxes to donate from our church--its quick, easy, and fun! If you prefer to pack a traditional shoebox, you
can ship your box to: Operation Christmas Child, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Brochures will be available in the church lobby within the next 2 weeks.
Attendance 9/20: In-Person- 63; Facebook-113 views; Website- 37 visits
COVID-19 MINISTRY UPDATES
on-site, in-person worship services. Doors open at 10:15 a.m. , service at 10:45 a.m
online- service will be live streamed to Facebook @ 10:45 a.m.; video of service posted to website on Sunday afternoon
Children's Sunday School lessons online....go to the Children's Church link on church website
Wednesday Night Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. E-mail me for meeting information so you can join our study.
Words of Hope daily devotional on my Facebook page Live, Mon-Thurs @ 5:00 p.m.
Drop-off/Pick-up- do you need to drop off food for THRIVE PENINSULA or drop off your offering or pick up communion servings? Please call the church office at 757-887-5536 to set up a time to come by.
OFFERINGS....ways to give your offering
1. Offering box in the foyer
2. give your offering online at www.lcc-va.org
3. mail your offering. Mailing address: Lebanon Christian Church, 421 Yorktown Road, Newport News, VA 23603
4. drop off your offering at the church office. Please call ahead, 757-887-5536, to make sure Donna or Dennis will be in the office when you come by.