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Lenten Prayer Zoom Study

Throughout Lent, join Pastor Chris for a midweek study companion to the sermon series based on Paul Miller’s book, A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World on Wednesdays, February 21 through March 27 at noon.

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 3

10:00 a.m., Barn Sanctuary

Lenten Sermon Series
Speaker: Pastor Chris Atwood
Communion
Special Music: TBA

Following worship this Sunday, all those new to Liberty are invited for Coffee with the Pastors.

THIS SUNDAY AT LIBERTY

FIRST SUNDAY EACH MONTH

All those new to Liberty are invited for Coffee with the Pastors immediately after the worship on the first Sunday of each month. Meet at the northeast corner in the rear of the Sanctuary for a quiet spot, out of the way from the stairwell exit.

Help us fill our Easter eggs. You can collect a bag of empty eggs in the Carriage House Reception area this Sunday morning. Look for the giant Easter basket!

Liberty will host the annual egg hunt on Saturday, March 30 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Join us in the Barn Lower Level for family fellowship and an Easter craft, followed by hunting for eggs on our church grounds!

Want to help us with the event? We need people to hide eggs, help with the family craft and show hospitality with coffee and fellowship. If you are interested in helping with the egg hunt, contact Dawn Parr.

THE LENTEN SEASON AT LIBERTY

LENTEN SERMON SERIES

What role does prayer play in your life? Can it make a difference? How does it work? Join us for worship on Sundays throughout Lent as Pastor Chris will be preaching through Paul Miller’s A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distractive World.

Books can be purchased through Amazon or other online retailers if you would like to follow along or participate in the upcoming midweek companion Zoom study.

LENTEN STUDY - ZOOM ONLY

On Wednesdays through March 27, Pastor Chris is leading a midweek study companion to the sermon series based on  Paul Miller’s book, A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World. Beginning at noon and lasting 50 minutes, each Zoom session will unpack at a deeper level the message from the previous Sunday. Use the button below to join the Zoom video call each week!

MIDWEEK LENTEN MEALS & WORSHIP

Join us each Wednesday evening during Lent for a delicious soup supper (at 6:15 p.m. in the Barn Lower Level), followed by a wonderfully intimate and informal service (at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel). Liberty musicians will lead us in singing favorite hymns, a pastor will lead us in prayer, and a member of Liberty will share a little of their faith journey with us.

Our Lenten speakers will be:

  • Susanna Robbins (2/21)
  • Dan Schrieber (2/28)
  • Abi Curry, Youth  (3/6)
  • Jim Cox (3/13)
  • Liz Culbertson (3/20)

This Lenten season, Liberty’s Family Ministry will be collecting the following items for People in Need (PIN):

  • Canned Fruit, Canned Vegetables, Canned Beans,
  • Canned Tuna, Canned Chicken, Canned Soup
  • Bread, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Cereal, Peanut Butter/Nut Butter

You can drop off your food donations in the Carriage House Reception Area.  Thank you for reaching out to others as you draw closer to God during this time of Lent.

YOU ARE INVITED

Join our Stephen Ministers on Sunday, March 17 (4:00 p.m., Fearing Hall) as we welcome Dr. Pam Ellinger-Dixon as she discusses her new book, Hope is on the Way: How God Reveals a Wellspring of Help on Easter Saturday. We will learn how to: choose our response to suffering; see Jesus fighting for you; persevere through the hardest days; tap into the hope of God’s ability to transform anything; dare to believe in profound restoration. Don’t give up now. Hope is on the way!

SIGNUP FOR PRAYER WATCH

Join us for ongoing prayer from 6:00 a.m. on Good Friday (March 29) through midnight on Saturday (March 30) in the Chapel. This will be a special time to slow down in the quietness and connect with our Lord. Plan to come to this sacred space to pray and meditate. Prayer prompt guides will be available. One slot for each 30-minute interval are available, but we encourage you sign up for an hour by selecting two adjacent time slots. Please use the button below to sign up for your prayer time.

ROMEO MEN'S GROUP

The R.O.M.E.O. (Retired Old Men Eating Out) group will be meeting for lunch and a time of fellowship at Powell’s Liberty Tavern at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27. Though not all are retired, all certainly enjoy a good meal and conversation—usually on the last Tuesday of each month!

The Liberty Quilters will be hosting a 3-day sewing retreat at Liberty on March 7-9. Each person brings their own sewing machine and projects. This event will include individual and group projects. There will be a sign up for bringing shared equipment and meals.

If you’d like to find out more about the quilt group or sewing retreat, please contact DeAnne Miller in the Church Office.

High School Sunday school is now offered during worship. Come join us in Carriage House 205!

Middle & High Schoolers will gather this Sunday evening, March 3 (6:30 to 8:00 p.m.) for food, fellowship, and fun! Be sure to join us to play some games, have some munchies, and explore God’s word together. 

SUMMER YOUTH MISSION TRIP - JUNE 16-21

We are headed to Pittsburgh, PA and will be uniting with Group Mission Trips. Kids will spend days in crew devotions, youth group, worship, and deep involvement in work and humanitarian programs. Registration is open now for Middle & High Schoolers! Use the button below to register!

NEON – VBS 2024

“Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in Heaven.”  ~Matthew 5:16

Christ says we are to “let” our lights shine, be filled with the Holy Spirit, and let His love shine through us! Let’s be NEON for the world!

Join us this summer as we explore the Light and learn how we can be the light for others in the darkness! Liberty’s NEON VBS is scheduled for Monday, July 22-Friday, July 26, 9:00 a.m.-noon.

Liberty Registration runs March 1-15.

All Liberty families will receive an evite to register.

Public Registration opens March 16.

For more information contact Dawn Parr.

PRESCHOOL NEWS

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION

Registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open and available online. Please check our preschool website for updates.  www.LibertyEarlyEducationCenter.com

PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT CLASS

As you prepare for next year’s preschool registration, please consider joining our Enrichment Class (for students who turn four by 9/30/24). This add-on to your student’s day begins at 12:30 p.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. Students “travel” with teachers to a different part of the world each week. They learn about the modes of transportation, the cuisine, sports, weather, and so much more! The monthly fee is $100 and it’s a year-long commitment.

PRESCHOOL ART & LITERATURE CLUB

Liberty Early Education Center has added an Art & Literature Club to our “extras” for the 2024-2025 school year.  This add-on to your student’s day begins at 12:30 p.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays. Teachers select one or more books to read with the kids each week. From there, we’ll discuss aspects of the story and review language used and then experiment with different art materials! The monthly fee is $85 and it’s a year-long commitment.

INCLEMENT WEATHER REMINDER

  • Weekends:

    • At a Level-1 snow emergency in Delaware County, all church activities on Saturday and Sunday (other than Sunday morning worship and church school) are cancelled.

    • At a Level-2 snow emergency in Delaware County, worship services and church school are cancelled. (Posted by 8:30 a.m. on website.)

  • Weekdays:

    • If Olentangy schools are closed, the Church Office is closed and all church activities are cancelled for the day and evening. 

    • If Olentangy schools have a delayed opening, the Church Office is closed from 9:00 a.m. to noon and all morning church activities are cancelled.

    • Note: Liberty Early Education Center (LEEC) has its own snow policies, so please contact them directly at 740-548-2095.

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