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Bless Your Pastor

Dear Church Family: As you know these are very challenging times. The Lord has given us a wonderful pastor who works hard to serve our congregation well.The Bible instructs us in 1 Thessalonians 5:12 to “Make sure that you show your deep appreciation for those who cherish you and diligently work as ministers among you.”…

Why join a small group?

I’m so busy already-I don’t need any more things to do. I don’t know anyone there. I’ll feel uncomfortable. I need Sunday nights to get ready for the week. There’s not exactly a shortage of excuses for why not to try out a small group. Let’s dismantle each of these, one at a time: I’m…

A few words from Pastor Greg – August 2021

Big Church…Small Church Family and Friends,             We continue to be honored to serve our Lord and this church body together.  As we move forward with the Gospel, we believe it is very important for each person in this church to have two worship experiences: the large gathering for corporate worship on Sunday morning and…

Re-opening

We are finally, worldwide, beginning to re-open after the pandemic. I am excited–how about you? As a church we are beginning the process of connecting again in person. We’ve all gotten a little comfortable with staying home, but many are eager to see each other again face-to-face. Here’s what’s starting again: Worship service no longer…

LUBC and Racial Tension

”We must not only seek the salvation of our fellow human beings, but show genuine concern for their total well-being. We recognize our responsibility to victims of poverty, prejudice, injustice, and other forms of human suffering.” United Brethren in Christ Eight Core Values, “We Demonstrate Social Concern,” 2001. How are LUBC and the UB denomination…

Care For Kids Collaboration, Part 2

Connexion West has asked local churches to help out students in need one more time before the summer food program kicks in. The team from our church will be distributing boxes Wed. June 3 from 10 am to 1 pm at General Sherman Junior High. If you can help, please email Burbridge Cook at bcook@connexionwest.org.…

How Does COVID-19 Affect Our Church?

As of this writing, Ohio is under a Stay At Home Order through May 1, 2020. As a church, we are complying with this order by cancelling all services, groups, activities, and building reservations. In the meantime, we are holding services, along with music, but with essential personnel only. We practice social distancing when we…

Care For Kids Collaboration

LUBC is going to help Care For Kids, an effort coordinated by Connexion West to provide food boxes for kids in need. We need volunteers to join us. We’ll be serving General Sherman. • Box packing will be Wed. March 25 from 3-5 and from 6-8 at Connexion West • Distribution on Fri. March 27…