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Worshipping at the Lamington Crossroads Since 1740
Celebrating 277 Years of Ministry!
 
We are a family of faith wrapping our arms around God's world
and making Jesus Christ a way of life
through worship, as we praise and glorify God;
through study, as we listen for God's Word in body, mind and spirit;
through mission, as we embody God's love in service to the world;
through giving, as we express gratitude to God;
through fellowship, as we love and care for one another.
 
 

This Sunday--September 10

is LPC's Annual Kick-Off Sunday & Welcome Back BBQ

We are back to our 10:15AM Sunday Worship time, with Sunday School and childcare. Immediately after worship we will “kick-off” the new church program year with our annual Welcome Back BBQ! Join us for a morning full of worship, fellowship, food and games! Be sure to bring a friend or two and introduce them to our wonderful LPC community. Come and catch up with familiar friends you have not seen in a while, and maybe even meet a few new ones! Hope to see you all there!!

 

Hurricane Harvey Relief Information

Our thoughts and prayers are with all those people affected in Texas by the devastation and massive damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, and also with the people of Louisiana and western Kentucky as the path of the storm continues with its torrential rains and dangerous flooding. The needs related to the relief and recovery will be both immediate and ongoing.

In addition to praying, you can help by making an online donation to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, one of the many organizations mobilizing relief efforts, by clicking on the link: http://pda.pcusa.org/situation/tropical-storm-harvey/

You may also put a check made out to Lamington Presbyterian Church in the collection plate during the Sunday worship services, noting “Harvey Relief” on the memo line.

 
Ways to Serve and be Community

- Serve with Us! SHIP's Galley Soup Kitchen--On the third Friday of each month, volunteers gather at Lamington Church to prepare meals for SHIP's. Join us next on Friday, September 15 in the Lamington Church kitchen at 10:00AM to prepare bag lunches for this local mission. If you are able to help with this project please call Mary Jenkins at (908) 704-9197. Volunteers will then go to St. John’s Episcopal Church (158 West High Street, Somerville) to distribute the bag lunches. Note: We are looking for someone to be the LPC food/volunteer coordinator. If interested, please contact Mission Chair, Scott Campbell.

 

Happening this Fall at LPC

September 10—Kick-Off Sunday & Welcome Back BBQ

We are back to our 10:15AM Sunday Worship time, with Sunday School and childcare. Immediately following worship we will “kick-off” the new church program year with a barbeque. Invite a friend to come and introduce them to Lamington Church. To make this day special we need many volunteers for all the various jobs such as: set-up, clean-up and food preparation. Questions? Call Shelley at (908) 510-6961 or Debby at (908) 832-7230. To sign-up for a task online go to: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0449AEA82AA1FC1-back

September 16—Big Band Concert and Dance

Join us for a community celebration and fundraiser at the church on from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. Come early to chat, meet some new friends, have a bite to eat, and a glass of wine before the 16-piece, Big Band begins playing at 6:00pm. Cost is $50 per person. Info? Call (908) 572-7013. See you there!

September 17-24—Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) at LPC

Join us in making our guests feel comfortable, safe and welcome here at Lamington Church. Please consider giving your time and talents to this wonderful mission. Watch for the sign-up board in the Gladish Room.Questions? Please contact Meridith Scott at (908) 236-0206.

September 24—New Member Class

Are you interested in joining Lamington Church? Come and learn what it means to be Presbyterian and a member of LPC. Jacqui will be having a New Members Class on Sunday, September 24 immediately after worship in the Pastor’s Office. If you would like to attend or have any questions, please call the church office at (908)572-7013 or e-mail Jacqui at jacquivanvliet@gmail.com. 

September 26—Adult Bible Study

Study with Us! Join us for Adult Bible Study on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30PM in the Gladish Room. We’ll be studying 1 Corinthians – Paul’s wonderful letter to the church at Corinth – a group of believers that were having some problems. Paul’s direct responses to their troubles gives us a glimpse into church life in the first century. Not surprisingly, it reflects some of the same difficulties in church life today. Thankfully, Paul’s letter reveals in exquisite, vivid detail what any church can become by God’s grace. Need more information? Please contact Jacqui at (908) 572-7013.

October 1—Blessing of the Animals

Join us at 4:00PM and bring the furry-haired, the shiny-scaled, the slippery and slimy, the bug-eyed crawlers, and the fluffy-feathered members of your family for a blessing. All creatures great and small are welcomed. Please join us and bring a friend!