Senior Pastor Call Committee Update

Posted by Teresa Gresham on

Call Committee Update (6/30/19) Three of the pastor candidates we are considering for our Senior Pastor position have scheduled visits to RLC. One pastor we invited has declined our invitation since he has determined that God’s call to him is to remain where he is presently located...

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Tags: call committee, call process, church council, senior pastor

Period of Transition

Posted by Bob Unger on

Psalm 133:1How good and pleasant it is when God’s People live together in unity! The Psalm-writer expresses, in this very clear statement, the desire God has for each of us in our relationships – in our families, and in our church family; and in our spheres of influence in this...

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Tags: transition

From Pastor Jon

Posted by Jon Richter on

On Easter Sunday, we had a wonderful time of celebration! With the voices of our Sanctuary Choir, Heavenly Handbells, Reign, Celebration Singers, Resurrection Brass Ensemble, organ and other instrumentalists — all were added to our voices from the congregation — we praised Our...

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Holy Week

Posted by Bob Unger on

No other week in the Church Year has so strong an aura of special devotion inherent in it than Holy Week. The eight days from Palm/Passion Sunday to Easter Sunday immerse us in the central mystery of God’s Work of Salvation through the Death and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus...

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Tags: ash wednesday, easter, good friday, holy week, palm sunday, worship

He IS!

Posted by Deb Oesterling on

Three years ago, I attended a Via de Cristo faith building weekend at Camp Agape in Fuquay-Varina. During one of our evening sessions, a guest pastor asked the group to fill in the end of this statement: God is … Answers quickly popped from around the room - faithful, loving...

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Tags: blind, via de cristo

Still On Our Journey

Posted by Jon Richter on

We are still on our journey, aren’t we? I am so blessed that Our Lord has put us together! As you know, Ellen and I just moved to Garner from South Carolina in June 2018, and now – instead of being “retired” – I am busier than ever. The gracious welcome I have...

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A Blessed New Year!

Posted by Bob Unger on

Through the year God has cared for us, His people.God’s Love is guaranteed.His Promise and Salvation remain forever.We are assured that the passing of time, even the very end of time, cannot separate us from the Love of God in Christ Jesus. The Church’s year started with the...

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Tags: epiphany, new year

Our Way Home

Posted by Deb Oesterling on

In her book, The Best Yes, Christian author and founder of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Lisa TerKeurst writes, “Honestly, can you imagine how crazy rushed we’d be if we only had tasks to do but not people with whom we must pause and connect?” Stop. Take a moment, and re-read that...

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Tags: lord's prayer, our way home, paavola

Reflections on Transitions

Posted by Mark Drengler on

Reflections on Transitions It’s the last days of October as I write this. 13 years ago, Elizabeth and I visited Resurrection in the last days of October on a pre-call interview. We had time where I met with the call committee, staff, other leaders and an open forum on a Friday night. Two...

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Tags: transition

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 candidates who...

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Tags: call committee, council update

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