Pastoral Reflections

A New Season of Pastoral Reflections

Pastor Donald has resumed his weekly Pastoral Reflections series which he emails out to the congregation each Thursday. In the past we have been posting them as well on this News & Views page, but our website limitations have kept the messages from showing up in their original format. This season we simply list the

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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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The Glow of Easter

Pastoral Reflections Lent is a dark season, full of repentance and lament. Easter is a contrast. We celebrate. We rejoice. (In some places, we dance.) Most of all, we live in the light. On Easter Sunday, the first day of Eastertide, the Christ candle is lit, as it was on Christmas. Christ is with us.

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Disconcerted: A Maundy Thursday Reflection

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

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