UPCOMING SERMONS AND SPEAKERS
December 8: In this week's carol, Lo How a Rose E're Blooming, we find answers to some of faith's hardest questions: How can Jesus be God AND Man? -and- Can we REALLY have peace with God?
December 15: Christmas is not always a happy season. For Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, author of the poem Christmas Bells, it was a miserable Christmas. Yet in this carol we find a map back to joy!
December 22: Our final carol of the Advent Season carries the key to truly knowing the MIND OF GOD! An essential message for all who are seeking the truth this holiday season.
December 24: Candlelight Christmas Eve Service- Service times: 4:00PM and 5:30PM
December 29: Here at the end of the year we to share what Elders feel God is calling us to as a church in 2020. We will also ask God to help us in specific ways and give thanks for what God has done for ourlives this past year.
Christmas Spotify Playlist
We invite all Lakelanders to submit their favorite Christmas songs as we attempt to create a Lakeland Christmas Music Playlist. We will create and send a Spotify Playlist for your listening pleasure. Text MDIRECTOR057 to the number 22333 to join. Once you have joined please submit by texting the song and its artist to the same number (22333). You can submit as many as you would like.
The River's Advent Service
Thursdays December |6:00PM | Youth Room at Lakeland
The River is hosting an Advent contemplative service. The entire church is welcome to come celebrate advent as a community with The River.
Contact Taylor Qualls: email@example.com
Gather At The Well
December 10th |7:00PM | Youth Room at Lakeland
Join the women’s ministry for the annual ornament gift exchange. Bring a wrapped ornament to participate in the ornament exchange. Bring a snack and a friend and come ready to celebrate Christmas as a community.
Contact Crystal Belt: firstname.lastname@example.org
Respite Care Night
December 7th |3:30PM-8:00PM | Lakeland Community Church
Respite Care is hosting another Respite night. Respite gives foster and adoptive parents a chance to have a date night without all their kiddos. Most families have 5 to 7 children in their homes. For this event, we have around 40 kids wanting to participate and we NEED volunteers.
Contact Lisa Williams: email@example.com
Welcoming The Stranger
We will be collecting travel kits for immigrants who have been separated from their families. If you'd like to help support the reunification of a family at the border or provide a travel kit for detainees, please see the Welcoming the Stranger table in the lobby on Sunday. If you are interested in donating money, we will accept cash and donations through the Lakeland app. We will be collecting supplies until December 22.
Arcadian Wild Christmas Show
December 17th |7:00PM | Lakeland Community Sanctuary
You are invited to come to Lakeland to see the Melanie Penn and the Arcadian Wild Advent Show. The cost for this is $5.
Sign up in forms on Lakeland Connect.
Signup on Lakeland Connect: https://lakeland.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/477/responses/new
Contact Taylor Qualls : firstname.lastname@example.org