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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Prayers of Blessing for Living Word in 2021

Somehow to say Happy New Year, Living Word just sounds so inadequate. In light of 2020, and the realities of 2020 that continue into 2021, at least for a time, to say “happy” just sounds at least a bit superficial. Instead, I’ll say a Blessed New Year to everyone at Living Word. Blessed. Now, that […]

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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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