Lanse Link – 3 July 2022

Sunday, July 3, 2022

Lanse Evangelical Free Church

Church Family News

Communion Sunday

Today we will be passing communion plates for those partaking in the auditorium. The deaconesses will have pre-packaged communion elements for anyone, inside or outside, who would prefer to use them as we worship together at the Lord’s Table. We now have a gluten free option for those with special dietary needs.

Children’s Church

Interested in helping with children’s church? We are looking for one more regular classroom helper or two to three more occasional substitutes. See Pastor Matt for more details.

Pastor Matt’s Vacation

Pastor Matt is on vacation until July 5. If you need any assistance while he is gone, please contact any of our elders (Keith Folmar, Cody Crumrine, Abe Skacel, or Joel Michaels) or the church office.

Family Bible Week

Looking for volunteers for FBW. There are many roles that need to be filled. We are looking for classroom helpers, craft helpers, game leader and helpers, drama performer, helpers for set-up, tear down, and garbage removal.

The Hospitality Team is looking for volunteers to help in the kitchen to help prep the food, serve, and clean-up. You can also make desserts/cookies, help precook food (ground beef, pork, pasta) or donate food items. They are also looking for volunteers to go shopping Saturday, July 16th with Linda Carlson to get supplies.

Our FBW Finale will be a Creativity Fair. See Steph Quick about getting involved.

Check out the sign-up sheets in the foyer on the table in front of the bulletin board today.

FBW Art Display

Inspired to create art that reflects a biblical teaching or a Bible story? We will be displaying any art created and handed in to our FBW Artistic Director, Mary Beth Moslak from now through Family Bible Week.

Memorial Service for Gloria “Jeanie” Walter

John Walter and his family will be remembering Jeanie’s life on Wednesday July 6th at 12:00pm at LEFC followed by a luncheon in the Fellowship Hall. The Hospitality Team is looking for help with preparing and serving food for the luncheon. Contact Linda Carlson to get involved.

Ark Park Meet n’ Play

Moms and their littles are invited each Wednesday for a time to play outside and have fun together! We’ll meet at the Ark Park at 9:00am or come and go as you please. The church building will be open for restrooms and water, and juice boxes will be provided. Event is cancelled in the event of rain.

 Giving Opportunities

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

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 Kings and join as we continue in our study this week with Session 5: Return.

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

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