Pastoral Reflections: Frightening Commands

“But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.’” (1 Pet. 1:15-16). Peter wrote those words to Christians in Asia Minor at a time when they felt confused by the social rejection they felt from their neighbors and surrounding

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Pastoral Reflections: Prosperity and Us

It is difficult to locate a time since the spreading of the Gospel when a distorted version of it did not follow closely behind. One that is prominent in our times is what we sometimes refer to as the prosperity gospel. It has come to be known by different names: prosperity gospel, name it and

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Christmas Season Service Times

During the busy Christmas season we have made the following changes to our normal schedule: Sunday, Dec. 19: 1 Service @ 9:30 am Pageant (No ESL, or Sunday School) Friday, Dec. 24: 4:30 pm Carols; 5 pm Christmas Eve Service Sunday, Dec. 26: 1 service @ 9:30 am (No ESL classes or Sunday School) Sunday,

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Pastoral Reflections: Nehemiah

For the next several weeks, Pastor Donald is teaching from the Book of Nehemiah. Links to his weekly written Reflections are listed below, most recent on top: Oct 28 Praise the Lord! Oct 21 At Different Times Oct 14 An Example to Remember Oct 7 Ordinary People Sep 30 When Restored Looks Different Sep 23

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Volunteer Opportunities for Operation Christmas Child 2021

What is Operation Christmas Child? OCC, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, has been providing shoebox gifts and the Gospel message to children and their families since 1993, and now provides more than 10 million shoebox gifts each year, reaching remote and impoverished communities around the world. The physical blessings of toys, school supplies and hygiene

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Anniversary Reflections from Pastor Jay

September 24, 2021 Dear TLC Family, For the past few months Martha and I have been reliving our 12 years with you, enjoying the memories, laughing at the pictures, and celebrating a story that only God could have written.  As we have said before, I have served five churches and you were the best.  We

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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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Weekly News Updates Have Moved!

Due to member privacy concerns, we have moved TLC’s Weekly Updates to the Members Page, which requires a password for entry. Please call the church office at (303) 986-5244 for the password.

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