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The Connection

A weekly newsletter from United Methodist Church of Lenox
Rev. Nami Yu, Pastor

Notes from our Pastor

Merry Christmas to All Sisters and Brothers in Christ 

                                           Photo taken with volunteers at  Breakfast with Santa held on December 7th

I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! My prayer is that you will truly experience the joy of Jesus in your heart and home this holiday season.

As we approach a new year, we want to sincerely thank all of you for your love and support in 2019. It’s been a wonderful year of God’s blessings. We’ve seen many people come to faith in Jesus Christ. I’ve enjoyed and deeply appreciate the great privilege of teaching you God’s Word, praying with you and seeing so many of you growing in your faith. I’m looking forward, with great expectation and excitement, to all God has planned for us in 2020! 

As we wrap up 2019 and head into 2020, I invite you to join us for all of our special holiday services. Have a wonderful Christmas, and get ready for some great things in 2020!

Here are a few of the things we have planned:

Fourth Sunday of Advent; Love, December 22 at 10 a.mThe Sermon will be about John 3:16, "Live with God in a loving relationship."

Christmas Eve Candle Lighting ServiceDecember 24 at 4 p.m.
Featuring STAR-CHILD: A live nativity sight and sound presentation based upon STAR-CHILD Song by S. E. Murray.

                UMCL meeting with the Town of Lenox
    December 19
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall


We are exploring the possible use of some of the church's land to serve needs in the Lenox community.  One area Lenox is in need of is affordable housing.  We have invited Gwen Miller (Lenox Town Planner) and Marybeth Mitts (Chair of Affordable Housing Trust & Committee) to discuss needs and how we might be able to work together to provide some affordable housing.
                                   Everyone is welcome to attend

Reaffirmation of Marriage for Carl and Nancy Olson, Sunday, December 22 at 2 p.m.  Everyone is invited to celebrate with Carl and Nancy!


                                                                                                       Psalm 118:24

                                  This is the day that the Lord has made;
                                  let us rejoice and be glad in it.




                    Church Schedule


               Thursday, December 19

                    Special Church Council meeting
                    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
                    Fellowship Hall


               Friday, December 20

                    Worship at Kimball Farm Nursing Home
                    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


               Sunday, December 22
                    First Day of Winter

                    Christian Education
                    8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

                    4th Sunday in Advent Worship Service
                    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                    Reaffirmation of Marriage for Carl & Nancy Olson
                    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


               Monday, December 23
                    NO YMCA childcare


               Tuesday, December 24
                    NO YMCA childcare

                    Christmas Eve-Traditional Worship Service
                    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


               Wednesday, December 25
                    Christmas Day



               Thursday, December 26
                    NO YMCA childcare

                    No Office Hours (Pastor working from home)


               Friday, December 27
                    NO YMCA childcare


               Sunday, December 29
                    Worship Service
                    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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