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LEFC Guide to Worship at Home – 13 December 2020

December 11, 2020

The best part of waiting is anticipation of the good stuff that’s coming at the end of the waiting. We get joy from wondering what exactly is in that wrapped gift under the tree. We look forward to the day when COVID-19 is eradicated. We dream of the Sunday we all gather together once more at the same time and the same place. Anticipation of blessing makes it worth the wait.

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LEFC Guide to Worship At Home – 6 December 2020

December 4, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, December 6, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Special Plans for Advent & Christmas 2020 Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, Waiting can be really hard. Sometimes waiting can be fun–when you know exactly how long the wait will be (hopefully short!) and what good thing is coming at the end. Anticipation makes waiting sweet. But other kinds of waiting…

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LEFC Guide To Worship At Home – 29 November 2020

November 25, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, November 29, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Special Plans for Advent & Christmas 2020 Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, This weekend on the calendar is always a fascinating confluence of seasons: We just celebrated Thanksgiving and still have many more things for which to be grateful. We step into Advent–a season of hopeful waiting, something we’ve been learning…

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LEFC Guide To Worship At Home – 22 November 2020

November 20, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, November 22, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Special Plans for Advent & Christmas 2020 Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, “The LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations” (Psalm 100:1). I’m so glad that our God is steadfast, trustworthy, and unchanging. On this fourth Sunday of November, I am especially thankful: for…

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LEFC Guide to Worship at Home – 15 November 2020

November 12, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, November 15, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, “To God be the glory / Great things He has done.” When we stand back and consider all of the great things our Lord has done for us, we can be overcome with gratefulness. On this third Sunday of November, I am especially thankful: for my…

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LEFC Guide To Worship – 9 May 2021

May 6, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, May 9, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, I am cleared to come visit you! In great big letters on my desk calendar, I’ve marked this coming Tuesday as “SAFE FROM ME DAY” as I will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after my second shot of the Pfizer vaccine), and I plan…

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LEFC Guide To Worship – 2 May 2021

April 28, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, May 2, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, Did you hear the good news? We have planned out our next steps for worship together this Spring As I wrote last week, we’re starting small this month with minor adjustments so that we feel less constricted when we gather inside. Have you noticed a few…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 25 April 2021

April 23, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, April 25, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, I have three big items I want to thank you for this weekend: 1 Thank you for sharing your family’s plans for participation in church in the next couple of months. We received back more than 60 Spring Surveys in the last few weeks which gave…

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LEFC Guide To Worship – 18 April 2021

April 16, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, April 18, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, I am so grateful that we belong to a family of churches that proclaims the same good news that we do! This Sunday marks 23 full years from when I first stepped on campus here at LEFC as the candidate to be your new pastor. That…

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LEFC Guide to Worship at Home – 11 April 2021

April 9, 2021

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, April 11, 2021 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, “The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance” (Psalm 16:6). My heart is still overflowing with joy and gratefulness for the blessing of our worship gathering last week on Resurrection Sunday! How sweet it was to be all…

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