Council and Call Committee Update

Posted by Teresa Gresham on

  An open congregational forum will be held on Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary. The purpose of this forum is to share with you our initial thoughts about our path forward, and to hear your ideas. No decisions have been made about the Call process or either of the...

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Church – WHY We Do What We Do

Posted by Mark Drengler on

  Church. Say the word and most people think and picture a building. But the word is really about God’s people gathered around the presence of Jesus and living out the calling of Christians in the world. This fall, we are going to look at the eight value statements of Resurrection...

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Pray Without Ceasing: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Posted by Elizabeth Drengler on

What does that even mean? To be honest, I had a little trouble initially, with connecting to this particular theme. It seemed so basic. Pray all the time, yep, got it. I knew, though, that there was more to it, I just was not sure what it was, so I did what I like to do when I’m seeking...

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Impact Phase of The Next 40

Posted by Mark Drengler on

Reflections on the IMPACT Phase of the NEXT 40 Looking into the future and believing in a God who promises “immeasurably more than we can ever ask or imagine,” (Eph. 3:20 NIV), we engaged in the process of conducting a 3-year campaign that will provide additional financial...

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The Crossroads on Life's Journey

Posted by Jim Knuth on

  Most of us can only imagine what the journey 40 years ago looked like when a small parade of people from RLC walked with the cross, Scripture and Sacramental wares to what now is the campus of RLC, RLS and RLP. Walking from that corner of Tryon Road and Kildare Farm Road from a small...

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The Next 40 Campaign

Posted by Mark Drengler on

Immeasurably More Be inspired, now that you have heard the various goals and reasons for our NEXT 40 campaign, toward our vision of $1.7 million for four major goals: Growing Our Gifts for Missions Growing Our Kibler Education Endowment Fund Reducing Our Debt Preserving Our Facilities As we...

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Immeasurably More

Posted by Mark Drengler on

  In the first phase of our three-year campaign, the IMAGINE phase, we imagined what God wants us to do in us and through us, as a congregation and as individuals, living by grace, through faith, for service. As we prepare and position ourselves for telling the next generation, we trust in...

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The Next 40

Posted by Mark Drengler on

  “What we have heard and known, what our fathers have told us. We will not hide them from their children; we will tell the NEXT generation the praiseworthy deeds of the LORD, his power, and the wonders he has done” - Psalm 78:3-4 The Psalmist knew that the faith is just one...

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Transfiguration and Lent

Posted by Bob Unger on

  The last Sunday in the Season of Epiphany (and the Sunday immediately preceding Ash Wednesday) is the Festival of the Transfiguration of Our Lord. During the Epiphany season, we have witnessed the beginnings of Jesus’ Ministry, proclaiming the Good News of the time of God’s...

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Reflections

Posted by Mark Drengler on

2018 – What’s Next Happy New Year to you all. As we look ahead to 2018 (and beyond), there is a phrase that keeps coming up for me ‘What’s Next’. There are a number of topics to share on ‘What’s Next’. Call of an Associate Pastor During this...

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