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A Pastor’s Perspective

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Our capital campaign continues for two more weeks as we continue to provide funds for our building payments and to reduce our debt.  I have been asking the question, “Can you imagine our church being debt free?”  and the follow up question is, logically, “What could we do to impact our community and our world […]

A Pastor’s Perspective

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A special thanks to Cliff Worthy for bringing his power washer (in the rain) and finishing up clean-up on our Chapel in the Woods.  This Sunday (weather permitting) we will return to our outdoor worship center!   All this while celebrating Memorial Day. As we look ahead to our summer, we are reminded about our upcoming […]

It’s busy!

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This time of year is always super busy.  Graduations celebrated, end of school activities, the Magic Dragon Car Show, and also the celebration of Mother’s Day.  Just after that, Memorial Day and the official kick-off to the summer season here at the lake. Last week we resumed our 8:30 a.m. service, and will look forward […]

Better Together

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The first weekend in May is upon us, and that means our church will be a busy place!  Our men’s group will be parking cars for the Magic Dragon Car Show, we begin our early service (8:15 am) on Sunday, May 6th and I will be leading a month-long Sunday Study, “The Bible and Other […]

New church Directory!

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In the next few weeks, you will be hearing more and more about our new church directory that will allow us to keep updated on all our church family.  This new directory will not require you to come in for a professional portrait sitting.  It will allow you to submit photographs of your choosing (honoring […]

Holy Week

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I was recently asked to name my favorite Bible verse.  I had to think about that for a bit.  There are so many that have meant something to me over the years.  After some thought, I answered that Mark 16:8 was my “favorite”, if I only had one choice.  It says;   Mark 16:8 “So […]

Pastor’s class beginning

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Pastor’s class begins this Sunday!  We will meet from noon-2:30 pm, and lunch will be provided.  The class will happen on March 11, 18, and 25.  This year, we will have a multi-generational class that will explore cool stuff about the Bible, Church history, who we are as Disciples, and baptism.  Typically, this class has participants who choose […]

A Pastor’s Perspective

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We gathered our after school program kids together this past Wednesday for a lesson/discussion about fear.  We watched a short animated video about what people were afraid of.  Snakes, spiders, and bugs were part of the list.  Parents getting a divorce was given as a fear as well as other topics.  When we asked our kids (1st […]

WE are the Church!

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Our building here at LOCC is an awesome structure that allows us to to have a more comfortable space to house ministries and gather the church together before we send it out into the world. We go forth from here to proclaim the “Good News” of Jesus Christ to those who need to hear or […]

Jesus is still there

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As we celebrate Advent and move into Christmas, we hopefully are made more aware of the presence of God in our lives.  We are called to be inspired by the stories, once again, to seek the hope, peace, joy, and love which come from our experience of the manger.   Next month, regular time can take […]