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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…

COVID-19 Update 3/14

UPDATE 3/14/20 Dear LvCC Friends and Families- Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalms 46:1 Amid the current world health crisis, I want us to be even more mindful of the scriptures and…

March 2020 Newsletter

If you prefer to print the newsletter, you may download it here:  Printable Mar 2020 Here is also a printable March calendar. 03 2020 Calendar Pastor’s Perspective “Lent: What Is It Good For?” By Dave Hendrickson, Lead Pastor As the writer to the Ecclesiastes says, “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven”. So just like there are seasons within nature, winter, spring, summer, fall, the church identifies several seasons throughout its calendar. Of the six seasons…

Lent Events and Resources

The Purpose of Lent: Lent is a season in the life of the church that marks the 40 days that lead up to Easter. Historically, Lent has been a time when many people return to the various practices of the Christian faith. We do this not as an obligation or as a means of earning God’s love. Instead, these practices are ways to focus on God, experience freedom from unhealthy attachments, stand in solidarity with the poor, and journey with…

February 2020 Newsletter

If you prefer to print the newsletter, you may download it here:  Printable Feb 2020 There is also a printable February calendar at the end of this post. Pastor’s Perspective “Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled” Dear Church Family, I have just finished writing my fourth funeral sermon in as many weeks, and I find myself thinking of you all. It has been a season of loss for many of us. I suspect that many of you find yourself a…

January 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the first Digital Issue of Community Matters! To make the issue more readable, we have condensed the format. Pastors Dave and Phil will alternate monthly writing the “Pastor’s Perspective” page, Youth and Kids Ministry will share a page, and History will alternate monthly with the Library and Women’s Fellowship articles. This new format is a work in progress, and we welcome your comments and suggestions! If you prefer to print out a copy of the Newsletter, you may…

December Newsletter

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