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 Arbor Day Tree Planting                 Follow Us On Facebook & Twitter              FastBreak Sports                                LUMC Book Nook
Volunteer for South Suburban Arbor         You can now follow Littleton UMC            All Youth are invited to participate in           Nothing Is Impossible:
Day Tree Planting Project on Saturday,          on Facebook & Twitter.                  FastBreak Sports, an LUMC Sports                Reflections on a New Life
   April 16 from 8:00am to noon.             Help spread the word and stay                                                                   by Christopher Reeve                 March 20 - 27, 2011
                                             connected with LUMC 24/7!                    Ministry for Youth. Come play
 Sponsored by LUMC Church and                                                            basketball and 1-ball dodgeball on
  Society. Need information? Call                                                      the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each
                                                                                                                                                                                               Littleton UMC’s Weekly

   Glenn Gravelle at 303.771.4302.                                                        month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in
                                                                                            Grant Fellowship Hall. Free              In spite of a devastating accident,
                                                                                          Gatorade to all who participate!              the actor-writer reminds the
                                         facebook/littletonunitedmethodistchurch                                                      reader that life is not to be taken
                                                   twitter@LittletonUMC                                                               for granted, but to be lived fully
                                          Contact Mike Robbins, Director of Youth &     Contact Mike Robbins, Director of            with zeal, curiosity and gratitude.
                                             Lay Ministries, for more information.      Youth & Lay Ministries, for more                Check it out from the library
                                                                                          information about FastBreak.                               table!                                                                                                                                                           Connection Wednesday Night Lenten Series
                                                                                                                                                                                 < Points > Wednesday andjourney at LittletonEaster celebration AshApril

                                                                                                                                                                                              The Lenten                     UMC began with
                                                                                                                                                                                                          concludes with an                     on
                                                                                                                                                                                                            24. Lent is the season of the church year during which time

                                                                                                 LUMC OPTIMIST CLUB Speaker for April 6 is John P Moran. John's
                                                                                                 subject is “The Factors Which Contribute to Aging Well”. He will have           Volunteer Your Time &      we turn to the study
                                                                                                 our club members complete a short survey, and will present his thoughts            Talent @ LUMC           of Christ’s life of

                                                                                                                                                                                                            sacrifice and reflect
Senior Adult Ministry                     World Vision                                           on each factor. Join us at 9:00am in the Parlor.

                                                                                                 GREAT ESCAPE DONATIONS Thank you for all of the high chair
                                                                                                                                                                                 Connect With Others
                                                                                                                                                                                                            upon our own lives.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            This year’s theme for

    Senior Adult Ministry Council
                                         30-Hour Famine
                                         Attention LUMC Youth! Plan now to
                                                                                                 donations! We could still use donations of baby wipes, Mr. Clean Magic
                                                                                                 Erasers, clear, empty, 2 liter soda bottles and large, empty vegetable cans.
                                                                                                 Look for the green donation box at the entry to the breezeway.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lent is “Road to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Continuing this
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, all are
 invites you to a special presentation    join us for a very important event to                                                                                                                             invited to attend the

      by Barbara Daubenspeck.              help address the issue of hunger in                                                                                                                              “Road to Grace”
 Barbara will portray Francis Jacobs-        our world. We will participate in                                                                                                    Adult Sunday School
   the only woman featured in the
     historical stained glass at the
                                           World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine on
                                         April 1. Invite your friends to join this
                                                                                      United Methodist Women’s                               “King David”                          Classes @ 9:45am
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lenten Series which
                                                                                                                                                                                                            begins with a Community Meal at 5:30 pm in Grant Fellowship
    Colorado State Capitol. She is
 known for her tireless humanitarian
                                            intense 30-Hour experience where
                                           fasting and education about hunger
                                                                                         Spiritual Life Retreat                          Scheduled for April 3                   Connect With Church        Hall. This week’s meal will be sponsored by the United
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Methodist Men & Crusaders Sunday School Class. The second
    work and was instrumental in                    issues are the focus.                The 2011 Spiritual Life Retreat for         The Chancel Choir and soloists will be                                 of a 5-Week Lenten Series at 6:00pm in the Parlor will feature
  starting National Jewish Hospital                                                    United Methodist Women is April 29-            joined by actor David Ambroson, the                                   our own Dr. David Kates, Director of Music & Worship
         and The United Way.               Contact Becky Lichlyter, Assistant          May 1 at the YMCA of the Rockies in           Littleton Dance Academy, the Colorado                                  Ministries. David will lead a session on the “Old Testament
                                          Director of Youth Ministries for more          Estes Park. The leader is Kathleen           Chamber Orchestra and other special                                   Israel and David: Stuff You Didn’t Learn in Bible School.”
    This unique and wonderful                 information at 303.794.6379.            Stone, Chaplain of The Church Center             guests for a performance on Sunday,                                  Beyond the Biblical account, discussion will touch on David’s

    presentation will take place                                                              for the United Nations. The             April 3 at 7:00pm in the Sanctuary of                                 depiction in the arts and his role with the Psalms. This session
   Wednesday, April 6 at 1:00 pm                                                       registration fee is $43, due by Sunday           the early-20th-century “Symphonic       Bible Study Opportunities   will set the stage for the performance of Honegger’s King David
           in the Parlor.                                                              March 6. If you are interested, please        Psalm” by composer Arthur Honegger.               for All Ages         scheduled for April 3. Lenten Series activities for Children &
                                                                                         fill out the registration form on the           Contact David Kates, Director of          Connect With God         Youth will take place at 6:00pm as well.
     No reservation is required.                                                          UMW Bulletin Board. Place your                  Music & Worship Ministries, at                                        Upcoming Lenten Series speakers include: Dr. Pam
                                                                                      registration form in the UMW mail box                        303.794.6379.                                            Eisenbaum, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies and
                                                                                        in the church office. If you have any                                                                               Christian Origins at Iliff School of Theology (March 30); Dr.
                                                                                                questions please contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Albert Hernandez, Academic Vice President, Dean of the
                                                                                                    Patricia Graham.                                                                                        Faculty and Associate Professor of the History of Christianity
                                                                                                                                                                                                            at Iliff School of Theology (April 6); and the Children’s

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ministry play, “Hallelujah What a Savior!” (April 13).
                                                                                                                                                                                Find A New Way to Serve         A full listing of Lenten events & activities is available in the
                                                                                                                                                                                    Our Community!
                                                                                                                                                                                                            “Road to Grace” Lenten brochure. Extra copies of the
                                                                                                                                                                                Connect With Missions
                                                                                                                                                                                                            brochure are located throughout the church. For more
                                                                                                                                                                                                            information about the 2011 Season of Lent, contact the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            church office at 303.794.6379.
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Library Used Book                               UMM’s Breakfast                       Get Connected By Volunteering                                                          Littleton United Methodist Church Calendar of Events
                                                                                                                                                                            SUNDAY, March 20
Sale Begins Today                              Kazi Houston will speak at the
                                             Saturday April 2nd meeting of the
                                               United Methodist Men. She is a         There’s ample opportunity
                                                                                                                     LUMC’s Lay Ministry is about helping
                                                                                                                     individuals mature spiritually through the use
                                                                                                                                                                            8:30 am Worship Service in the Sanctuary
                                                                                                                                                                                     Book Sale in Grant Fellowship Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                     “More Than Coffee” in Grant Fellowship Hall
 LUMC library's biennial book sale           personal injury attorney who deals       to get connected to
   starts today and will also be on                                                   ministry at Littleton United   of their God-given gifts to serve each other           11:00    Worship Service in the Sanctuary
                                             with insurance companies everyday                                                                                              12:00 pm Missions Committee Meeting in the Parlor
    March 27. The proceeds will               and who wants to make sure that         Methodist Church! Are          and the community, so that the whole church
   support the library's Memorial                                                     you looking for ways to                                                               12:15    Church & Society Meeting in the Explorer's Room
                                             you know what you need if you are                                       can attain the maturity that God intended.             1:30     Classical Brass in the Sanctuary
 Book program. Come and browse               ever in an accident. Join us to learn    become involved in the
  between 9:00am and 12:30pm in                                                       life of the church? The                                                               3:30     Youth Ringers in the Children's Music Room
                                             about medical payment, uninsured                                                                                               4:30     CrossFire Youth Choir in the Music Room
       Grant Fellowship Hall.                 motorists, gap insurance, etc. Also     Lay Ministry at LUMC           Urgent Volunteer Needs                                 5:30     UMYF in Grant Fellowship Hall & The Way Station
                                              learn what to do if you are in an       continues to work hard to      Marketing/Communication Volunteers
                                              accident and how to navigate the        help each person affiliated
                                                                                      with the church to find           Church & Society Committee                          MONDAY, March 21
                                                 insurance system. A catered                                                                                                9:30 am Staff Meeting in the Conference Room
    The proceeds will support the              breakfast will be served for $5.       “just the right place” to          Youth Fellowship Sponsors
                                                                                      offer their time and talent.                                                          2:15 pm Prayer Team in the Chapel
 library's Memorial Book program.                                                                                          Adult Council Volunteers                         3:00    Care Team in the Senior Resource Center
                                                      All are welcome!                Need help finding a
                                                                                      place to engage your           Front Desk Receptionists/Office Help                   6:30    Children's Council Meeting in the Reception Hall
 Come and browse between 9:00                                                                                                                                               7:00    LSO Rehearsal in Grant Fellowship Hall
          and 12:30.                                                                  interests and passions?                Missions Committee
                                                                                      If so, please contact                                                                 7:00    Littleton Chorale Rehearsal in the Choir Room
                                                                                                                       “More Than Coffee” Volunteers
   Thank you for your support.                                                        Mike Robbins, Director
                                                                                      of Youth & Lay                      Worship Banner Steward                            TUESDAY, March 22
                                                                                                                                                                            7:00 am “Off the Cuff ” Men’s Group in Reception Hall
                                                                                                                                                                            6:00 pm Cub Scouts in Grant Fellowship Hall & Loft
                                                                                                                                                                            7:00    UMW Board Meeting in the Parlor
                                                                                         UMCOR Work Trip Scheduled for September 25, 2011
                                                                                     The Missions Committee is organizing another work trip to the UMCOR Depot in
                                                                                                                                                                            7:00    Grief Support Meeting in Room 113
                                                                                                                                                                            WEDNESDAY, March 23
                                                                                     Salt Lake City the week of September 25, 2011. Lodging will again be at the            3:45 pm Puppet Praise in the Children's Theater
                                                                                                                                                                            5:30    Lenten Dinner in Grant Fellowship Hall
                                                                                     Episcopal Church Center of Utah in their Hospitality Center. The cost per room is      6:00    Lenten Class in the Parlor - Dr. David Kates
                                                                                     $50 a night at a wonderful facility. The registration fee is $20 per person. We will   7:00    Zumba Fitness Class in the Reception Hall
                                                                                     work Monday through Thursday, September 26-                                            7:00    Chancel Ringers in the Children’s Music Room
                                                                                     29, at UMCOR Depot and return home on                                                  7:00    FastBreak Sports in Grant Fellowship Hall
                                                                                     Friday, September 30. Volunteers at UMCOR                                              7:00    LUMC Family Support Group at The Way Station
                                                                                     West are vital to the success of the ministry of
                                                                                     the UMCOR depots. Volunteers gather,                                                   THURSDAY, March 24
                                                                                     assemble, package and shelve relief supply kits                                        7:00 pm Boy Scout Troop 114 Meeting in The Way Station
                                                                                     for future shipping when a disaster strikes                                            7:15    Chancel Choir Rehearsal in the Choir Room & Sanctuary
                                                                                     anywhere in the world. There is also work
                                                                                     outside the depot in the community with projects like the Crossroads Food Co-op        FRIDAY, March 25
                                                                                     or local food banks and shelters.                                                      1:00 pm AA “Day Timers” in Room 113
Support Youth! Eat At Il Vicino TODAY!                                               Contact LaDonna Gravelle at 303.771.4302 or the Church Office 303.794.6379 for
                                                                                                                                                                                    Girl Scouts in the Reception Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                    Parents’ Night Out in the Children's Area
 A special fundraising event benefitting Youth Missions has been set-up with a       more information.
                                                                                                                                                                            SUNDAY, March 27
 local restaurant, Il Vicino (5350 S Santa Fe Drive [corner of Santa Fe & Prince]                                                                                           8:30 am Worship Service in the Sanctuary
 Littleton, CO 80120 / 303.794.2100). On the 3rd Sunday of each month,                                                                                                      9:00    Book Sale in Grant Fellowship Hall
 beginning TODAY March 20, Il Vicino will donate 15% of the dining in or take
 out bill from LUMC members to Youth Missions. Simply tell them at the
 cash register that you are a member of Littleton
                                                                                     Children’s Wishing Wells Benefit Make a Wish Foundation                                9:45
                                                                                                                                                                                    “More Than Coffee” in Grant Fellowship Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                    Worship Service in the Sanctuary
                                                                                      The Children of LUMC are collecting coins during lent to raise money for "The         3:30 pm Youth Ringers in the Children's Music Room
 United Methodist Church. They will take care of                                      Make-A-Wish Foundation". Each child has received a bucket to collect coins at         4:30    CrossFire Youth Choir Rehearsal in the Choir Room
 the rest. It’s that easy! Il Vicino is a contemporary                                home by "giving up" something during lent. The children bring their coins on          5:30    UMYF in Grant Fellowship Hall and The Way Station
 Italian Trattoria – serving authentic, reasonably                                    Sundays and Wednesdays and toss them in our wishing well while making a wish.         5:30    Men's Bible Study in the Conference Room
 priced wood-oven Pizza, unique entrées, salads,                                                                   Our goal is $500 and all money collected will be
 delicious Panini-style sandwiches and baked                                                                       donated to The Make-A-Wish Foundation. If
 Lasagna. Comfortable, casual dining makes Il Vicino                                                               you would like to help the children raise money
 perfect for a quick lunch, tasty snacks, or complete                                                              you can toss your spare change in our wishing
 dinners. Contact Mike Robbins, Director of Youth & Lay Ministries, for more                                       well which is located in Children's
 information about this Youth Missions fundraising effort, at 303.794.6379.                                        Ministry/Music Ministry hallway. Thanks for your

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