Lanse Link 5 June 2022

Sunday, June 5, 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.

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.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The Family Discipleship Vision Team is planning a 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 6th if you wish to attend or have any questions! We are looking forward to a fun evening of church fellowship.

Building in Use

The building will be in use on Saturday, June 11th for a memorial service for Harry Lynn Finkbeiner.

New Book by Katie Faris

Katie Faris, a former member of LEFC, has written a new book He Will Be Enough: How God Takes You by the Hand Through Your Hardest Days. Sharing from her own struggles, Katie gives us twenty biblically rich reflections on the character and promises of God to anchor your soul through hard seasons. There are copies available for sale in the foyer. The cost is $13.

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.

 Allport-Bigler-Woodland Workcamp

The Allport-Bigler-Woodland Workcamp is looking for volunteers to help with building/landscaping projects in the area. They serve elderly, homebound, and those who are economically struggling in the community. The workcamp will be June 19th – June 24th and is open to anyone who has completed 6th grade and older. More information and registration forms can be found in the foyer.

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

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.

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.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The Family Discipleship Vision Team is planning a 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 6th if you wish to attend or have any questions! We are looking forward to a fun evening of church fellowship.

New Book by Katie Faris

Katie Faris, a former member of LEFC, has written a new book He Will Be Enough: How God Takes You by the Hand Through Your Hardest Days. Sharing from her own struggles, Katie gives us twenty biblically rich reflections on the character and promises of God to anchor your soul through hard seasons. There are copies available for sale in the foyer. The cost is $13.

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.

 Allport-Bigler-Woodland Workcamp

The Allport-Bigler-Woodland Workcamp is looking for volunteers to help with building/landscaping projects in the area. They serve elderly, homebound, and those who are economically struggling in the community. The workcamp will be June 19th – June 24th and is open to anyone who has completed 6th grade and older. More information and registration forms can be found in the foyer.

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  www.tiu.edu/undergrad/360-leadership-institute.

Designated Giving – ReachGlobal

With Ukraine in crisis due to the brutal conflict continuing 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.

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 begin our study this week with Session 1: Granted.

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 ([email protected]) and Misty will include you.

Designated Giving – ReachGlobal

With Ukraine in crisis due to the brutal conflict continuing 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.

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 begin our study this week with Session 1: Granted.

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 ([email protected]) 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: [email protected]

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 [email protected] 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