Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Fear No Trouble

In Isaiah, the prophet counsels his people not to be afraid in the face of their exile in Babylon. They are feeling isolated, powerless, and without any redeemer. Isaiah tells them God loves them, God will redeem them, and God will always love God's children. There is great reason to put away fear. But how could that be done? How might it be done today. Come and watch. See the good news.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Worship With Us Today, January 13, 2019

Our first snow of 2019 is on the ground. But, thanks to our intrepid congregants, the sidewalk is clear. The main roads are wet, but clear. East LaCrosse Avenue outside the church has a little snow on it but is passable if you are careful. Unfortunately the small parking lot did not get plowed, but there is plenty of street parking, and if you are adventurous, the parking lot is passable.

Look forward to worshiping with you this morning in our warm, cozy sanctuary. Sherry and I are here along with a couple others. See you soon.

If you don't handle snow well, please do stay home and safe today, however. Have a blessed day everyone. 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Work Day, Taking Down Christmas Decorations

Next Saturday, January 19, 2019, is the day to remove our Christmas decorations from Lansdowne Baptist for another year. Today, January 12, 2019, is one of our monthly work days. Please come and lend a hand with either or both events. They'll be fun. Each event will go fast with many hands making for light labor. Each event begins at 9:30 a.m. and extends until 2 p.m. All are welcome!

Friday, January 11, 2019

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at Lansdowne Baptist

On Monday, January 21, 2019, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Lansdowne Baptist will present a healthy cooking and eating on a budget program for LBC members, friends, and for our community. All are welcome to attend as we provide smart cooking strategies and samples of some of our favorite budget conscious healthy meals. The program begins at 11:30 a.m. in the office wing's Cooper Room. 

Wishing You a Blessed Friday!

Wishing you all a joyous and blessed Friday. We here at Lansdowne Baptist Church look forward to seeing you here on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. 

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Sermon for Sunday, January 13, 2019

Grappling with how to handle fear, according to Isaiah. It's ancient wisdom that remains valid today. Come and join us this Sunday for worship. All are welcome!

Here's a little teaser about our Sunday sermon:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Beyond Loaves and Fishes: Matthew Week 17

Now we return to the book of Matthew, Chapter 23, verses 23-24. We are picking up with woes and moving on from there. I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and is ready to get back into Matthew for the new year. Peace, Rev. Jeff Snyder

Every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. (with exceptions for the pastor's vacation and power failures), we have a live stream Bible study. You are invited to subscribe on YouTube (it's free) and join: If you'd like a little more information on becoming a subscriber, see the following. To learn how to join us on the Beyond Loaves and Fishes live stream event each Tuesday night, take a look at the following blog post and follow the simple steps:

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Have You Heard the News

Sermon based on Matthew 2:1-12, the arrival of the magi, who seek to honor Jesus as Israel's new king. Discover what this meant back in the day, and what the magi's behavior means for us today. Come and watch.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Wonderful Christmas Celebrations in 2018

Christmas was a wonderfully festive season at Lansdowne Baptist Church. Fourteen volunteers got together to decorate the church. Our Candlelight and Christmas Eve services were wonderful, uplifting worship experiences. We celebrated Jesus' birth in Scripture, song, and sermon. We enjoyed the Sunday morning and evening services. Being together is always a wonderful experience, as God intends for us all.

Please consider joining us next year. We would be delighted to have you there.

Here's the sermon for the morning of December 23, 2018, if you are interested:

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Sermon for Sunday, January 6, 2019

Join us Sunday, January 6, 2019, to hear the good news from Matthew 2:1-12. We will discuss the magi who came from the East and what that means for our lives today. You might be surprised! All are welcome. 

To see the sermon: