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UMC News – Judicial Council Ruling

The Judicial Council, the United Methodist’s top court, has ruled on the constitutionality of the Traditional Plan that was passed by the 2019 Special General Conference in February. While some provisions of the newly adopted Traditional Plan remain unconstitutional, the rest of the plan is valid as church law. In a separate ruling, the court…

Easter Day

Easter 2019

Sunrise Service at 6.30 a.m. followed by Breakfast Our Easter Sunrise service is at 6.30 a.m. followed by a continental breakfast. Weather permitting, the service will be outside on the lawn as we watch the sun come up. Easter Worship Service at 10 a.m. Our main Easter morning worship is at 10 a.m with Holy…

Resurrection Hope

Resurrection Hope

Life and love always win! The power of Easter is hope. We are met at the gates of death with a freshness and fullness of life. Peering into the empty tomb forever changes us. Limitless hope and astonishing love embrace us. Easter reaches into the ordinary lives of you and me. We are called to be hope for a hurting world. 

April 21 – Resurrection Hope – John 20:1-18
April 28 Know Doubt– John 20:19-31
May 5 Feed My Sheep – John 21:1-19

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fire drill

April 7 – Emergency Fire Drill

On Sunday April 7, Lake of the Pines is participating in an emergency drill. About 200 emergency vehicles will be arriving in the area at around 8 a.m. Residents of LOP will have the opportunity to participate in the simulated fire evacuation that begins between 9 and 9.30 a.m.  Be aware that the drill also…

Lent

Lent 2019

Sermon Series The 40 days of Lent begin this year on Wednesday March 6, and are followed with Easter on, Sunday April 21. Lent is a season of spiritual gardening, of inviting God to unearth in us what lies fallow, what needs to be tended, and what needs to die for new life to emerge.…