We Found the Children!

Earlier this year I wrote about finding ways to interact with children and pointed to Rebecca’s Garden of Hope as a way to do this.  And I asked “What can TLC do right now to begin connecting with children?”  Well perhaps God has answered this question, and in a big way.   While I was writing…

What’s a Virtual Volunteer?

A positive effect of the COVID pandemic is the proliferation of Webinars nowadays.  Because of the recommendations for social distancing and avoiding large gatherings I imagine.   Zoom, Facebook Live, or any of a dozen other platforms make it possible to sit at home and hear experts discuss any of a vast range of topics from…

Thoughts about Uganda

Remember this past January when Mark & Megan Mantay visited us to give a first hand account of their work in Uganda?  Our mission contributions have been designated for their work in Uganda for a couple of years, and it was great to get a chance to hear first hand what’s being done there. Imagine…

April Leadership Team Update

This month’s meeting spent a great deal of time on strategies for further re-opening of worship services.  With continuing vaccination efforts, and decreasing numbers of COVID cases in our community we’d like to be able to return to a more normal style of worship; however after much debate we decided that it’s still too early…

Leadership Team March 2021

Your Leadership Team considered several items during the March meeting; here are some highlights: Over the past couple of years many members have shared ideas about ways to obtain financial support for construction of our new building.  At the March meeting the Leadership Team decided to form a team to implement the best of these…

Be Doers of the Word

James 1:22-25 may be some of those “uncomfortable” bible verses for you.  I confess that it makes me uncomfortable.  Every time I read these verses, I get this queasy feeling that I’m not a doer.  We Lutherans seem to be more comfortable studying the Word than doing it at times. Being a doer is different…