Author: Donald Nwankwo

When We Gather! Comprehending Worship Through Our Liturgy

Pastor Donald’s Weekly Pastoral Reflections are currently being written to explain why and how Anglicans use Liturgy in their worship. These articles are posted below, most recent at the top of the page: June 10 Conclusion June 3 Our Sunday Worship: The Recession and Sending May 27 Our Sunday Worship: The Post Communion and Blessing

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Engaging Culture

Engaging CultureIn the Upcoming Weeks Dear TLC Family,As we gradually climb out of the pandemic, many of us feel fatigued and overwhelmed. It has not all been because of COVID. While the pandemic was raging, we were inundated by so many social and socio-cultural issues converging right around the same time, many of them at

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Pastoral Reflections 9/10/2020 – 1/21/2021

Pastor Donald emails Pastoral Reflections to the congregation each Thursday. Linked below are recent contributions, along with occasional thoughts from guest writers: Jan 21 What About Wording? Jan 14 Responding to the Politics of Anger and Violence Jan 7 Epiphany Dec 17 The Thread of Joy Dec 10 The Gift of Peace Dec 3 We

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A Word of Encouragement

Pastor Donald has written this note to our congregation, as he and his family leave to visit Becky’s parents in Illinois. Click HERE to read his encouraging words.

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Easter to Pentecost – The Light of Christ

Pastoral Reflections Easter is, without doubt, the most joyous season of the Christian year. The victorious singing. The bells ringing. The hallelujahs are sprinkled throughout the liturgy. Morning Prayer includes at least one Easter anthem. The colors are white or gold demonstrating the brightness of the season. Decorations emphasize the spirit of celebration. The Paschal

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Ascended, Yet Continuing

Pastoral Reflections “They may be dead, but their [work] lives on.” This tribute is familiar at the death of someone who has left behind a legacy. We recognize the impact of memorable accomplishments, be it in art, oratory powers or a noble cause. When it comes to the ascension, it is different. We do not

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Encouragement – A Gift

Pastoral Reflections When a person receives an expression of support, verbal or otherwise, they feel this internal boost in the heart that counters their fears and raises their spirits. An English speaker will say they have been encouraged. There is so much around us that tries to drain our enthusiasm and sink our spirits. One of

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Covid-19 and Culture

Pastoral Reflections One of the big questions these days is, “Can there be a return to how we lived our lives before COVID-19?” Another writer put it this way, “Will there be a post-coronavirus society, or should we rethink life and values?” Society shows some concern about how this period may affect our traditional ways

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A Video Message to Our Church Family

Pastoral Reflections This week, Toe Ma and Donald reflected together in a video message to the TLC family. Please take a few minutes to watch/listen here.__________________________________________________________________________________________Donald NwankwoThe Light of Christ Anglican Church4000 W. Yale Ave.Denver, CO 80219

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A Video Message to Our Church Family

Pastoral Reflections This week, the pastoral reflections are in the form of a video message to the TLC family. Please take a few minutes to watch/listen here.__________________________________________________________________________________________Donald NwankwoThe Light of Christ Anglican Church4000 W. Yale Ave.Denver, CO 80219

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