News (Page 3)

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“LvCC People” Video Interviews

Each week during the Covid-19 crisis we are posting a short video interview with different people from the church so we can see how other people are holding up during the lockdown and stay connected. This page will be updated regularly as we continue to add more interviews. Catch up with Jessie Mcgriff: Catch up with the Sundbergs:   Catch up with Dolphine Mack:   Catch up with the Leggetts:   Catch up with the McMullans: In this installment we…

Contemplative Wednesdays with Pastor Phil

Hi Everyone, Join me (Pastor Phil) on Facebook Live Wednesday’s at 7:15 pm for short time of reflection.  Click here to find our Facebook Page. Below are some of my recent live stream videos. To access the archive of all the previous talks and notes you can find them on my personal blog by clicking here: Wednesday June 24, 2020: “Spiritual Identity” Wednesday May 27, 2020: “Living Stones”   Wednesday May 13, 2020: “Not So Contemplative Wednesday: At Home Edition” Here…

June 2020 Newsletter

If you prefer to print the newsletter, you may download it here: Printable June 2020. Because all events and meetings are postponed until further notice, there is no calendar included this month. Please check online for updates. Pastor’s Perspective “Living Stones” By Phil Rushton, Associate Pastor Note:  This article is adapted from Phil’s most recent Wednesday video reflection. Phil publishes these talks on Wednesday evening at 7:15 on our Facebook page and website. ”As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by…

May 2020 Newsletter

If you prefer to print the newsletter, you may download it here: Printable May 2020 . Because all events and meetings are postponed until further notice, there is no calendar included this month. Please check online for updates. Pastor’s Perspective “Are We There Yet?” By Dave Hendrickson, Lead Pastor As many of you know, this summer, my family and I took ten days to move across the U.S. as we transitioned from Pittsburgh to Longview. So, as you can imagine, it was not…

Holy Week at LVCC

Even though we are scattered this year we still want to find ways to celebrate this most important week in the year of the church. While we will be going online for all of our services, we are continuing on with many of our Holy Week traditions. All services will be streamed via Facebook live. Here is the link to the Facebook Page.  Note that you can access the church’s Facebook page without having a Facebook account since it is a public…

Being the Church While We are Scattered

Good Evening LvCC Families and Friends, Pastor Dave here. One of my favorite songs is “40” by U2.  It begins with, “I waited patiently for the Lord, He inclined and heard my cry.  He brought me up out of the pit.  Out of the mire and clay.  I will sing, sing a new song…How long to sing this song?” The song is based on Psalm 40, and I am sure many of us can relate with David as being “in…

April 2020 Newsletter

If you prefer to print the newsletter, you may download it here:  Printable Apr 2020 Because all events and meetings are postponed until further notice, there is no calendar included this month. Please check online for updates. Pastor’s Perspective “A Peace That Doesn’t Trivialize Our Pain” By Phil Rushton, Associate Pastor “Don’t worry.” “Everything is going to work out fine.” Have those words every fallen flat for you? Have you ever had someone try and reassure you but you just weren’t buying…

COVID-19 Update 3/24

Good Morning LvCC Friends and Families- “I lift up my eyes to the mountains; where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth” Psalms 121:1-2 “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. There we will not fear, though the earth gives way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea” Psalm 46:1-2 As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, I want us to be…

COVID-19 Update 3/18

Dear Church, As a staff, we are committed to try and communicate well and stay as connected as possible during the COVID-19 crisis.  We are planning to provide a weekly e-mail update on Wednesdays.   Here are the updates for this week. All services and on-site groups are canceled until further notice Off-site groups are encouraged to cancel unless proper recommendations from the CDC are practices: Groups are under 10, people practice social distancing (6 feet apart), proper hygiene recommendations are…

COVID-19 Update 3/16

As we continue to monitor the Covid-19 virus and adapt to updated restrictions set by the government regarding communal gatherings, we will provide ongoing updates about scheduling and cancelations. As of this morning (Monday, March 16) the following decisions have been made Church Office: Monday – Thursday 9am – 4:30pm; Friday 9am – 12:30pm Sunday Services: Beginning this Sunday, March 22nd at 9:30am we will be Live Streaming worship.  Only those who are leading in worship will be in attendance at the church.  All others…