Lake Advisory 4/17/2020

I’m excited! I don’t know about you, but I am excited about how God has been moving through the lives of people who call The Lake “home”, and for those who just recently began to join us on Sunday mornings; welcoming our Worship Gathering into their home. And, I have to thank all of you for your willingness to not only “Like” our Online gathering, but you make comments; welcoming and encouraging one another; you “Share” the event with your friends, and people all over the country and around the world are joining us on Sunday morning. That excites me!

So, this Sunday, I am requesting your help in continuing this momentum of sending the Gospel around the world, because that’s exactly what’s happening. Most of the world may see this coronavirus as a thorn in their side, a wrench in their plans, but I believe God is using it to spread His Good News; no matter what’s going on around us. The Good News of Jesus is being shared, watched, sang about, and listened to each Sunday. This is also happening in our Lake Kids Ministry and our Lake Students Ministry during the week. And, I believe it is how some of our Connection Groups are staying connected as well; online.

May we continue to see God’s hand move among His church, and as we remain obedient to His call on our life; to Go and Make Disciples, may He continue to bless our efforts in doing all we can to reach as many people as possible with the Good News of Jesus everyday. May God continue to bless you and your family, keeping you safe and protected from this invisible enemy, and may you feel His presence each time you seek Him. Have a blessed rest of your evening, and I will see you this Sunday at 10:00am on Lake Live Online.

Online Giving
Thank you to everyone who continues to support The Lake financially with your tithes and offerings through our online giving tab. If you have never really tried to give online, then during this season of social-distancing-church-attendance, why not give it a try. You can still Give Online at mylake.church. You can do a one-time gift, or setup a recurring draft from your bank account. Simply clicking on the blue circle in the lower right corner of our website, and follow the instructions. It’s quick and it’s simple. You’ll receive a confirmation email for all transactions. You can also still make your contribution, tithe, or offering by texting your gift to 84321 on your smartphone. Follow those directions and continue to support Lake Community Church through this season. Hey, you can still mail your tithe, or offering to Lake Community Church, 7800 Bringle Ferry Rd. Salisbury, NC 28146

Upcoming events at The Lake:

“Not Afraid
This Sunday we begin a new teaching series, “Not Afraid.” Seems rather appropriate at this time with all the uncertainty of this coronavirus, and how we, as followers of Jesus, should respond in the midst of it all. So, over the next few weeks, we’ll take a closer look at what God’s Word says about how we are to live “Not Afraid.” Join us this Sunday 10:00am, as we continue to gather Online and be sure to Share our gathering on your own social media page; inviting your family and friends to join in with our tie of worship. Hey, why not invite that “One” you’ve been tryin to get to come to church with you; at least they can get a taste of what you have been so excited for them to experience for themselves. We’ll see you his Sunday for The Lake Live Online at 10:00am.

LAKE STUDENTS
Due to restrictions at the time of Covid-19, M-Fuge has cancelled our Lake Students week of camp for 2020. However, we will be applying all funds from Registration and the Lake Student Raffle for M-Fuge towards 2021. In light of this cancellation, the Lake Students Raffle drawing for the Yeti Pack and the Apple Mac Pack has been rescheduled for May 15. So, let’s continue to support our Lake Students by purchasing tickets. You can still purchase a ticket, or tickets at https://mylake.church/student-raffle. If you have any questions, please contact eric@thelake.church. Any Lake Student will also be able to help you purchase tickets.

For each $10 ticket, you are entered into a drawing to have a chance to win, either a YETI Pack ($682 value); 1- Tundra Haul Wheeled Cooler, 2-Rambler 12oz Coffee Bottles, 2-Rambler 20oz Tumblers, 2-Rambler 26oz Bottles, 2-Rambler Hot Shot Caps, 2-Rambler Bottle MagDock Caps…Or, an Apple MAC Pack ($715 value); IPad 10.2in, WiFi, 128GB…Apple Pencil (gen1)…AirPods with charging case…IPad case with Pencil holder…Screen Protectors (3 Pack)…AirPods case protector.

LAKE KIDS 
For the next few weeks, all our lessons for Lake Kids can be accessed on our mylake.church website. Simply click on the Tab, Lake Church Online; choose Lake Kids, and select your child’s age group; Pre-K or K-5 and you have access to all the games, stories, and videos any day during the week. Keep checking back for updates to the site each week. (Parents, be sure to use the Bible App for Kids to follow along with your child’s lessons.)

See you this Sunday at The Lake!

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