Lanse Link – 26 September 2021

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Lanse Evangelical Free Church



Church Family News

Celebration Sunday Reminders

Set-Up Crew: Come at 8:30 on Sunday morning and assist as we set things up for our Celebration Service out in the field.
Greeting Team: Be here at 9:15 to help everyone feel welcome and make sure they have worship materials.
Clean-Up Crew: Many hands make light work. Stick around after our service and help tear down the tables, chairs, and sound equipment. Thanks!


Prepare your hearts as we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper next week (October3) during our morning worship gathering at 10:00. Prepackaged communion elements will be available with the worship bulletins for those participating on-campus, whether inside or outside.

LEFC Book Club

We are reading Dane Ortlund’s book, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers together as a church. Every family has been provided one copy in their mailbox. Be sure to pick yours up today. Don’t have a mailbox? We have more copies in the foyer. Are you interested in leading a small group in discussion in your home, at the church, or online? See Pastor Matt for helpful extra resources 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 using Explore the Bible: Philippians; Colossians; Philemon. Pick up your free copy today and complete Session 4: Joy in Knowing Jesus this week.

Membership Seminar

Are you interested in learning what it means to be a member at LEFC? Pastor Matt has scheduled a membership seminar for October 30th to talk with folks who want to go deeper into living out Romans 12. Talk with Pastor Matt today about taking part.

Missionary Christmas in September

Today marks the end of our special offering aimed to blessing the missionaries we support and giving them some extra money to use in whatever way they like. There are envelopes inside the church, and you can place your gift in the offering plate or in the basket by the missionary Christmas board. Please mark your gift “Christmas.” Next week we will prepare the gifts and send them on to our missionaries. Thank you for your support and generous giving!

All Church Notification Email 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.

 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. Want to join this list? Send an email to and we will add you.

Designated Giving

A designated giving funds remain open here at church for a future picnic pavilion. Mark your gift “Pavilion” and place it in the offering plate.

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