Pastoral Reflections “I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.” (Matt. 26:31b)With this proverbial saying from an Old Testament passage, Christ prepared His disciples for the events that will take place late Thursday night and into Friday of the Passion Week. These words come between the Last Supper room
Palm Sunday at home with our church via Zoom! So thankful for our Pastor Donald’s sincere, compassionate, and passionate heart during not only this important season of the Church Calendar, but through this season of humanity and pandemic. Each Sunday we have been refilled with love and joy, renewed peace and hope. We have not
Pastor Donald has been sending our congregation many emails in an effort to keep us informed while we are enduring COVID-19 effects on our society. Given the fact that we are likely to misplace some of that information, THIS LINK will take you to a page that lists them all, from newest down to oldest.
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:
Pastoral Reflections Every Sunday as we conclude our time together in worship, we are sent with these or similar words: “Let us go forth into the world, rejoicing in the power of the Spirit.” With all that has been happening around the COVID-19 and our inability to gather together in a single space, those words
Pastoral Reflections COVID-19 – A Christian Response The pastoral reflections usually go out on Thursdays. This time my/our pastor, Bishop Ken Ross, has some reflections for us as a church and diocese in these days of COVID-19. Please click here to be routed to the Bishop’s video message. If the link did not work for
Dear TLC Family, In view of the rapidness with which things have developed, and the need for us to do our part to contain the spread of the coronavirus, we are cancelling our Sunday services tomorrow. This means that all regular activities at our church for tomorrow, March 15, will not hold. I reached this
It is my prayer that you will have the peace of Christ deep in your hearts in these days of uncertainty. Last week, we sent out an update regarding our response as a church community to the coronavirus outbreak. Since then, so much has developed on the issue, even just in a matter of days.
Pastoral Reflections The world has watched with rising panic as the coronavirus spread, and news of it spread even faster. We see its effects all over; travel bans, out-of-stock product lines, isolations, tumbling stock markets, even the NCAA considering tournaments without fans. How are we to think and respond in days such as these? To
Pastoral Reflections The practice of Lent goes back to the early church. We also know that long before it was institutionalized in the 4th Century, the church already had a tradition of fasting in the days before Easter. But did you know that those days of fasting focused on two matters of corporate significance? One