Lanse Link – 15 May 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Lanse Evangelical Free Church

Church Family News

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The Family Discipleship Vision Team is planning our first LEFC Family Outing to the Altoona Curve game on June 18th. Families of all shapes and sizes are invited to take part. Gather up the kids and join us! Tickets will cost $7/person. Contact Mary Beth Moslak or sign up in the foyer by June 11th if you wish to attend or have any questions! We are looking forward to a fun evening of church fellowship.

Coffee Ministry Meeting

We are looking for new additions to our coffee ministry team! If you are an existing volunteer or would like to find out more about this ministry of fellowship, stay for a brief meeting in the sanctuary after our service today.

Covid Precautions Survey

The LEFC Elder team is reviewing our current covid policies and ongoing ministries to those who are the most vulnerable to negative outcomes from a covid infection. We would appreciate your input. We are especially interested in hearing from those whose families are exercising caution and continuing to participate from outside of the church building on Sundays. Please fill out the  short survey in your email by today to let us know how these ministries help you and your family.

Graduation Sunday Fellowship Dinner

Our Hospitality Team is organizing a potluck style dinner in honor of our graduates on Sunday, May 29th immediately following the worship service. Make plans now to stay after church for this potluck style meal, please fill out the RSVP form in the foyer and drop it off in the offering plate or basket on the table by the office door so that the Hospitality Team can better prepare seating and drinks.

West Branch Ministerium Baccalaureate

The West Branch Ministerium Baccalaureate service is planned for Sunday, May 29th at 7:00pm at Gethsemane UMC. Join them and celebrate the class of 2022.

Faithful Servants 5K Run /Walk

Bring the whole family to the Christian Servant Academy 5K Walk/Run with a free Kids Fun Run Saturday, June 11th at 8:30am. This event is to help raise money for the school and will take place at Cold Stream Recreational Park. Registration begins at 7:00am or pick up a form in the foyer. Questions, see Bryanna Fencil.

360 Leadership Institute

Trinity International University if offering a two-week student leadership program from June 18th to June 30th for teens aged 15-18. The registration cost is $900 and includes food, room, transportation to field locations, and 360LI merchandise. For more information go to

Designated Giving – ReachGlobal

With Ukraine in crisis due to the brutal conflict unfolding in this eastern European country, ReachGlobal is mobilizing to support the refugees displaced as they flee the conflict. We have opened a designated giving fund here at church to partner with their efforts. Prayerfully consider a gift to help our brothers and sisters as they minister to those in need. Mark your gift “Ukraine” and drop it in the offering plate.

Summer Camp – Join Us!

Fifteen campers and one volunteer are heading up to church camp this summer! All campers qualify for a $40 group discount. The cost per camper for regular camp (ages 8-18 – various weeks) is $230 and Buckaroo camp (ages 6-9) is $70. (June 23-25) Information is available in the foyer. More funding is available to support more campers. For more information see Marilynn Kristofits.

Explore the Bible at Home

Many adults in our church are utilizing the Explore the Bible resources to dig deeper into God’s word. Pick up your free copy of 1, 2 Thessalonians and join as we continue our study this week with Session 11: Observing.

Giving Opportunities

Designated giving funds remain open for our deaconess compassion fund to help those in need within our church family and a future pavilion here at the church. Please mark your gifts and drop them in the offering plate.

All Church Notification Email List

Do you receive our weekly news bulletin (Lanse Link) and notifications from the church? We use this list to keep you up to date on any key announcements and changes to our regular worship service. To be added, send your email address to the church office ( and Misty will include you.

Continue to Give

Thank you for continuing to support our ministries and missionaries. Ways to give:

Mail your offering check to us at PO BOX 114, Lanse, PA 16849.

  • Cash or Check in person. Drop off your offering at the church during office hours in the offering plate right inside the  office door.
  • E-banking – Check with your financial institution about using their bill pay programs to have the bank send us a check directly at no cost.
  • Online Payments – PayPal and Venmo are our current e-giving options. Our account address is our email:

Prayer Items

Be Encouraged

Need Prayer?

Our church and our pastor love to pray for you. If you have a need for prayer, you can email us at All emails being sent to this address will be seen by Pastor Matt. Please indicate if this is a private request (for Pastor Matt and the Elder Board) or public request for the prayer chain.

Contact the church office for this week’s prayer requests from the bulletin.

Lanse Free Church

255 Cotohisc Road
Lanse, PA 16849
Phone: 814.345.6500

Worship Service: Sunday, 10:00am

Prayer Meeting: Wednesday, 7:00pm