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  • Youth “Biscuits & Gravy” Brunch Fundraiser

    Youth “Biscuits & Gravy” Brunch Fundraiser

    Sunday, January 20, 2019, 10 AM– 12 Noon, Fellowship Hall

    During the Youth Mission Trip this past summer our youth became very close to the Spiritual Director, Kayne Ramos, who has had a call placed on his heart to plant churches overseas.  God has opened doors and Kayne has been accepted into a Discipleship Class in California.  As a sign of support and love the youth are praying for him and raising funds to help with the cost of his tuition.

    Menu: Biscuits & Gravy, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Fresh Fruit, Tea / Coffee

    $5 Suggested Donation

  • M.A.D. Club Starts Again February 6 (Music, Art and Drama)

    M.A.D. Club Starts Again February 6 (Music, Art and Drama)

    Our children’s ministry program, M.A.D. Club, went great in the fall.  Children from 2nd grade through 6th grade gathered every Wednesday from 4 to 6 PM to do art projects, play games, eat snacks, and work on a Christmas musical.  This musical, called “Straight Outta Bethlehem,” was the Nativity meets “Anne” as a group of orphans living at the Bethlehem Inn encounter the baby Jesus.  The performances went great on Dec. 5 & 9 and we thank all of you who came to watch and support this ministry.

    We will be having a spring session of MAD Club as well in 2019, again meeting on Wednesday afternoons from 4 to 6 PM.  It will meet from February 6 through April 24, with musical performances on April 24 & 28.  Please get the word out to all the families you know, and we can always use more volunteers.  We need people to provide snacks at 4 PM, do publicity, help with art,

    a video/computer operator and people willing to help with music and drama.  Help us reach the children and families of our community with the Good News of Christ through M.A.D. Club.

  • Dinner Theater and Silent Auction, March 30 & 31  

    Dinner Theater and Silent Auction, March 30 & 31  

    Everybody knows that whatever you need, you can find it at Hurley Squonk's general store, the Hitchin' Post.  But the normal, laid-back pace changes when a young couple from out of town enter.  They have picked today to elope and are in a bit of a hurry.  But his overbearing mother and her meek secretary have put the bumbling sheriff on their trail to stop the wedding. And if this weren't enough, two men burst in to hold up the store!  Only their weapon turns out to be… well, it gets a little crazy here.  This hilarious slice of life outside a Texas town will keep you in stitches.

    This new dinner theater, a fund raiser for the church’s food pantry, will take place on Saturday Night, March 30, at 6 PM and Sunday Night, March 31, at 5 PM, and will include dinner.  There will also be a silent auction each night – so think about what items you could donate for the food pantry ministry.  A sign-up sheet to volunteer to help with the play is posted on the church bulletin board.   Rehearsals will start on Sunday, Januray 20 from 3 to 5 PM.   Please keep this ministry in your prayers.

  • Hanging of the Greens, Saturday Dec. 1st

    Hanging of the Greens, Saturday Dec. 1st

    The Hanging of the Greens--our traditional service of Christmas carols, holly and mistletoe, and beautiful candlelight--will be held Saturday, December 1st, at 7 PM.  The Chancel Choir will be singing Christmas hymns, and the congregation will join in for some traditional Christmas carols.  Children and adults will help decorate the sanctuary to look its very best for this blessed season.  Following the Hanging of the Greens worship service, refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall.  During this time of refreshments, we will be holding our annual Christmas Cookie Contest!!  Cookies will be judged in six categories: Children, youth and adult - best tasting and best looking.  Please come to the Hanging of the Greens worship service, and the refreshment time afterwards, and start your season off in the right direction!

  • M. A. D. Club Play Performance – Wed., December 5

    M. A. D. Club Play Performance – Wed., December 5

    Our ministry program for children, M.A.D. Club, is going great.  Children from 2nd grade through 6th grade gather every Wednesday from 4 to 6 PM to do art projects, play games, eat snacks, and work on a wonderful Christmas musical called “Straight Outta Bethlehem.”  Through this program they are learning about the love of God and the Good News of Jesus Christ.  The musical is the Nativity meets “Anne” as a group of orphans living at the Bethlehem Inn encounter the baby Jesus. Come on Wednesday, December 5 at 7 PM to see this musical and to help support our children’s ministry.

  • Christmas Around the World: Sunday School Christmas Skit - December 9th

    Christmas Around the World: Sunday School Christmas Skit - December 9th

    All over the world people celebrate Christmas!  Whether you live in China, Argentina, Iraq, Russia, or the United States, the story of Jesus’ birth is one of the most important stories ever told.  “Christmas Around the World” tells the Christmas narrative of Jesus’ Birth in a fun and memorable way as the story of the birth of Jesus (Mary and Joseph, shepherds, angels, etc.) is interspersed with simple Christmas songs and crafts from around the world. Rehearsals are taking place now during Sunday school, 10:15 to 11:15 AM Sunday mornings.  The play will be presented on Dec. 9 during the covered-dish brunch (replaces the Bishop of Myra skit).

  • Project Hope: Reaching Out with Love

    Project Hope: Reaching Out with Love

    Lytle U.M.C. will again take part in Project Hope this Christmas season.  Project Hope brings the light of hope to the children of the neediest families in our area by bringing them Christmas presents and the Good News of Jesus Christ.  The children who the church will be helping will either be identified through the Angel Tree, a project of Prison Fellowship Ministry, or they will be identified as needy through the local school system. The Project Hope Angel Tree will be set up in the church parlor starting Sunday, November 18.  Please take an angel and be an angel.

  • 6 Month Break Through Prayer Campaign: November 2018 – April 2019

    6 Month Break Through Prayer Campaign: November 2018 – April 2019

    The church has initiated a six-month prayer campaign to ask God to guide us as a church, and as individuals and families.  Please pray a simple pray for guidance and break-through each day, either at 6:10 AM or 6:10 PM.  When God answers the prayer, please let us know through our Sunday prayer forms, through a call or by email.  If it is a break-through in your personal life, let us celebrate.  If it is a message for our church, let us heed and obey. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. – Philippians 4:6