Celebrating the Faith of MLK

January 16 is National Religious Freedom Day, a day to celebrate with gratitude one of the essential freedoms secured by the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.  January 17 is set aside as a day to remember the sanctity of life and pray against the sin of abortion. All life is sacred and […]

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Prayer Prompts from James

At our LWCC staff gathering this week, Pastor Aaron Kunce guided us through prayer prompts from the book of James, adapted from words by author Jessica Van Roekel. As you work through reading James this week, use the prompts below to guide your prayer time. 1. Rejoice in Trials [James 1:2-4] Pray with a renewed […]

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Christmas Gifts to Our Local Community

Despite some of the setbacks of 2020, we still moved ahead with the same generous spirit our church community brings to Christmas each year. Thanks to the generosity of LWCC: Approximately 125 gifts were given for Community Progress Council/Head Start kids. 1,262 shoe boxes were given for Operation Christmas Child. 42 Young Lives moms and their kids were given gifts by growth groups, […]

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A Pastoral Letter, Part 2

If you missed “Part One” of this pastoral letter, you may want to skim through that first.  THE WORD OF GOD THAT SHAPES US  When I was growing up, my dad told me, “Brian, you can do anything you want, if you want it bad enough to work hard enough for it.” Dad also said, “Brian, you can put up with anything for a while if you […]

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Thanksgiving at Living Word

Yesterday, a crew of volunteers from Living Word served 215 Thanksgiving dinners. Volunteers, led by Living Word attendee Jay Englar, have been serving Thanksgiving dinners for those who need a place to eat for the past 11 years. On Thanksgiving Day in 2009, Jay was convicted to help people who had nowhere to go on […]

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What’s Your Story?

This past week, we had a special service at Living Word: our annual Cardboard Testimonies service. This service is always a really special time of sharing how God has worked in the people of Living Word in the past year. As we all know, 2020 has been a difficult year, but this service was a […]

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