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LUM Executive Director Attends Mission Fair

Opportunities Through Local Presbyterian Churches

Joe Micon, LUM executive director, attended the Mission Fair this past Saturday at Central Presbyterian Church, Lafayette. The fair was sponsored by the four Tippecanoe County Presbyterian congregations (Bethany, Central, Dayton Memorial & Elston), Presbyterian Mission Agency, and Presbytery of Wabash Valley; and included several booths with information about specific mission opportunities, as well as lunch and a presentation by Charles & Melissa Johnson from a partner mission in the Republic of Zambia, in south-central Africa. The planning committee for the Mission Fair (Chip Goldsberry, Terry Phillips, Paul Houser, Carolyn Goldsberry, the Rev. Lucia Oerter, and Sara Stallings) is pictured above with Joe Micon.

LUM Outreach – Faith Presbyterian Worship



This past Sunday, Joe Micon participated in Worship Service & Mission event at Faith Presbyterian Church, West Lafayette. Not only did he have an opportunity to educate and update on the programs at LUM and their impact and needs, but Joe was also able to reconnect with several current and former LUM board members and volunteers (pictured). It is a testament to the love and support LUM receives all year-long from the members and leadership of Faith Presbyterian Church.

{Pictured L to R are Joe Micon, Ron Smith, Deb Fleetham, Pastor David Horner, Lonni Kucik, Mike Lockwood, Jane Stewart & John Miller, seated.}


Outreach is an important part of the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry; and members of the LUM professional staff actively seek opportunities to engage with and educate people on a variety of issues. Directors of the various LUM programs are well-informed on social and economic issues and are passionate about helping raise awareness in the local community on critical issues affecting low-income families.

For more information on LUM outreach, click HERE.

LUM Executive Director Visits Churches


As a part of the LUM mission, Joe Micon, LUM executive director, regularly visits local churches.

This past weekend, Joe Micon participated in their 25th Anniversary Prayer Breakfast and Community Forum at Word of Life Fellowship Church, Lafayette; and the 2017 Mission Fair at Faith Presbyterian Church, West Lafayette.

Word of Life—pictured above L to R are Pastor Dr. Shalamar Armstrong, Joe Micon & Bishop Howard L. Wright, Jr.

Faith Presbyterian—pictured below L to R are Dr. Debbie Fleetham, Joe Micon & Pastor and LUM Board representative, David Horner.

Thanks to both churches for inviting LUM to participate in their special events—and congratulations to Word of Life on their 25th anniversary.


If your church or group is interested in inviting LUM to your program or service, please click HERE for more information.

LUM Outreach – Forum on Redistricting


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Forum on Redistricting — Three former state lawmakers, including Joe Micon former state representative & current LUM executive director, participated Sunday in a public forum on redistricting of state lawmakers’ districts and congressional districts.

The event was sponsored by Moral Mondays and the League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette. It was open to the public and held at the Tippecanoe County Public Library.

Other panelists included former state Representative Sue Scholer and former state Senator Mike Gery. {Pictured above are Mike Gery, Joe Micon, Sue Scholer and Sheila Klinker, current Indiana State Representative.}

Outreach is an important part of the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry; and members of the LUM professional staff actively seek opportunities to engage with and educate people on a variety of issues. Directors of the various LUM programs are well-informed on social and economic issues and are passionate about helping raise awareness in the local community on critical issues affecting low-income families.

LUM Outreach – Faith Presbyterian Worship


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Faith Presbyterian Church — Sunday, Joe Micon participated in Worship Service at Faith Presbyterian Church, West Lafayette. {Pictured are Ron Smith, Pastor David Horner, Joe Micon & Jane Stewart.}

Outreach is an important part of the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry; and members of the LUM professional staff actively seek opportunities to engage with and educate people on a variety of issues. Directors of the various LUM programs are well-informed on social and economic issues and are passionate about helping raise awareness in the local community on critical issues affecting low-income families.

LUM Outreach – Chicken Dinner at Bethany


Bethany nelsons chix - gold borderBethany Presbyterian Church — This past Saturday, Joe Micon, LUM executive director, & Susan Brouillette, LUM program director, attended the Port-a-Pit Chicken Dinner at Bethany Presbyterian Church, Lafayette. The fundraising dinner supports the Good Neighbor Projects and was a big success — selling out of their 600 chicken dinners. {Pictured are Pastor Kevin Bowers and Susan Brouillette.}

Outreach is an important part of the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry; and members of the LUM professional staff actively seek opportunities to engage with and educate people on a variety of issues. Directors of the various LUM programs are well-informed on social and economic issues and are passionate about helping raise awareness in the local community on critical issues affecting low-income families.

Wyandotte Kids Welcome LUM Executive Director

wyandotteWborder2Outreach is an important part of the LUM mission. The staff of Lafayette Urban Ministry often get invited to speak to classes, churches and civic groups — about the services of LUM and ways to get engaged and make an investment in your community through LUM.

Recently Joe Micon, LUM executive director, was invited to Mrs. Kelly Garrett’s combined second & third grade HA class at Wyandotte Elementary School to get the students excited about serving (with their family members) those in need right here in their own community. Thanks to Mrs. Garrett’s students at Wyandotte for being so excited & eager to learn.

For more information on the LUM outreach initiative, email lum@lumserve.org or call 765.423.2691.