Senior Pastor Call Committee Update

Posted by Teresa Gresham on

Call Committee Update (1/20/19) The draft Congregational Profile and Senior Pastor Position Description were emailed to the congregation via RCB last week. If you would like to review these documents, please send comments or questions to Teresa Gresham ( ) and Don Martin ( ) by Wednesday...

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

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

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 and hear...

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Tags: church, sermon series, why

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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Tags: campaign, capital, gifts, next 40

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 red...

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Tags: farewell

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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Tags: campaign, capital, gifts, next 40

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