Lanse Link – 22 August 2021

Lanse Link

Sunday, August 22, 2021
Lanse Evangelical Free Church


Church Family News

Canopies & Coolers

If you lent a cooler or canopy for the Good News Cruise yesterday, it is in Fellowship Hall and ready for you to pick up. Be sure to grab it today before you leave. Thanks!

Today’s Special Missionary Guest

Adam Bailey, our newest missionary, is here today sharing about his move to Michigan, the work he is doing there, and the timeline for returning to his ministry to Tokyo, Japan. Spend some time getting to know him better today after service.

Outdoor Worship Service

We are once again planning for the last Sunday of August to be an outdoor service with a picnic and meeting to follow (see below).  Come with your lawn chairs and dressed to be outside that Sunday. Note: if the weather is unfavorable, we will meet inside. Tent seating and FM transmission will remain an option.

Church Family Pizza Party & Meeting

Our next church family meal is just around to corner! Join us on next week after our service for a pizza party! Sign up in the foyer by Wednesday so we know how much pizza to order. Then stay for a brief business meeting after the meal.

All Church Notification List

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

Every Believer Confident

Are you ready to face the challenges to the Christian faith that arise all around us? On September 11th, you can gain the confidence to defend and share your faith confidently. The “Every Believer Confident” conference is coming to First Baptist Church in Clearfield PA.  More information can be found in the foyer.

Heading Off to College?

As you get your housing information, be sure to pass your address along to the church office so that our church family can be an encouragement to you this school year.

You Matter 5K & 10Mile Ride

The Pregnancy Resource Clinic will be hosting their annual 5k walk/run and 10Mile bicycle ride on Saturday, September 25th. For more information see the flyer on the Community Bulletin Board or visit their website

Our Daily Bread

The latest edition of Our Daily Bread for September, October, and November is now available on the small table just outside the office or by the Community Bulletin Board in the foyer. Grab yours today.

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 Explore the Bible: Job; Ecclesiastes. and complete Session 12: Facing Death? We will begin studying Explore the Bible: Philippians; Colossians; Philemon on September 5th. Join others as they study at home.

Follow the Lord in Water Baptism

We are planning a baptism service this Fall. If you would like to learn more about what it means to follow Christ in water baptism, talk to Pastor Matt today. Classes will be set up to meet your scheduling needs.

Designated Giving

Thank you for your generous giving. Two designated giving funds remain open here at church. To give to a future picnic pavilion, mark your gift “Pavilion” and to give to the rebuilding efforts following the fire at Miracle Mountain Ranch’s Fort Wilderness, mark your gift “MMR Fire.”

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 an elder during Pastor Matt’s vacation. Please indicate if this is a private request for the Elder Board or public request for sharing on Sunday. We will resume sending out prayer emails once Marilynn returns from vacation.

Continuing 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

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