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Thank You For Your Generous Giving To CUMAC

Thank You For Your Generous Giving To CUMAC

This is a report of Leonia Church “in kind” giving to CUMAC for the last twelve months (September 2016 – August 2017):

1 $50 gift card
117 bags of food
18 cases of noodles
2 boxes of food
1 turkey
477 pounds of food on January 5, 2017
30 Christmas gifts for the Wish List
234 bags of clothing
2 boxes of clothing

Additional donations included suitcases, dishes, books, strollers, pot and pans, lamps, toys, sleeping bags, and baby items.

Leonia Church thanks Gwendolyn Ash for coordinating and advocating for our giving to CUMAC, and to Joel Groves for assisting in the transportation of all of the above to the Paterson warehouse.

Being a Covenant Community – Palisades District United Methodist Women

Being a Covenant Community – Palisades District United Methodist Women

Saturday, October 7
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hillsdale United Methodist Church

Join women from around the Palisades District for the annual meeting of the district United Methodist Women.

The event includes the following:

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Church Conference 2017

Church Conference 2017

Saturday, October 14, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Hillsdale United Methodist Church
349 Hillsdale Ave

Join Leonia Church for our annual Church Conference! Church Conference will include continental breakfast as well as worship with several other churches from around the Palisades District. The Rev. Dr. Gina Kim, District Superintendent, will preach. Three other pastors and leaders will give short talks interspersed with small group discussion. Of course, Church Conference will include our annual strategic and goal setting meeting.

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The Amazing Journey of a Shoebox – Operation Christmas Child

The Amazing Journey of a Shoebox – Operation Christmas Child

Sunday, October 22

The Amazing Journey of a Shoebox Gift Begins with You and Results in Evangelism, Discipleship, and Multiplication.

For more than 20 years, Samaritan’s Purse has delivered shoebox gifts packed by caring people like you to hurting children around the world as part of Operation Christmas Child. Pick up an empty shoebox and instructions in our sanctuary starting this Sunday. We will collect and dedicate your shoeboxes on Sunday, October 22! (Be sure to bring your shoebox to worship that morning, or drop it off at the church office in advance.) See Carol Dunham for details.  Last year Leonia Church filled and donated 49 shoebox gifts to children in need around the world.

Clarice Shedd Douoguih – Notice of Passing

Clarice Shedd Douoguih – Notice of Passing

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Clarice Shedd Douoguih – sister of Leonia Church member, Marty Shedd. Her memorial service will be this coming Saturday, September 16 at 2 p.m. at 1263 Center Harbor Road. Reston, VA 20194. Please keep her husband, Gus, her brothers, Marty and Steven Shedd, and the entire family in your prayers.

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UPDATED: Harvey and Irma – 5 Things You Can Do

UPDATED: Harvey and Irma – 5 Things You Can Do

In Greater New Jersey, we know something about hurricanes and flooding. We know what it is like to cry out for the Lord in despair. We also know how Jesus has answered these prayers by sending 12,000 volunteers and more than $17 million to A Future With Hope to help us rebuild.

It is our turn to respond to God’s call to help our neighbor.

The United Methodist Committee On Relief (UMCOR) is currently working with disaster coordinators and early response teams in Louisiana, Texas, and Florida to provide relief to the many people whose lives have been impacted by hurricane/tropical storm Harvey.

Here are 5 Things You Can Do to help: 

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Worship With Us Live Online!

Worship With Us Live Online!

Did you know that you can join Leonia Church live in worship even when you aren’t able to get to the church building, and even when you aren’t available on Sunday morning? That’s right! Just visit the Leonia Church Facebook page and click on the “Videos” link in the left-hand column or scroll down.

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New Sermon Series this September

New Sermon Series this September

Beginning Sunday, September 17

Facts don’t lie! Discover the real evidence of Jesus’ death and resurrection. Whether you have questions, are a new believer, or have been a Christian your entire life, you will be touched by the true story of an award-winning investigative journalist (Lee Strobel)—and avowed atheist—who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife…. with unexpected, life-altering results.

Starting Sunday September 17 Leonia Church begins a four-week sermon series and small groups study based on the major motion picture, The Case For Christ. This moving story will not only inspire you, it will equip you to share the exciting evidence with others.

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