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LEFC Guide to Worship at Home – 30 August 2020

August 28, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, August 30, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items Dear Church Family, On a prayer walk this week, I was asking the Lord what I should preach on next, and the clearest answer that I got was “fortifying truth.” Our hearts need fed truth that strengthens us to live as faithful followers of Jesus in a turbulent and tumultuous world. I’m…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 23 August 2020

August 21, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, August 23, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, Going back to school can be difficult in a normal year, and this year is anything but normal. I’m glad that we set aside time every August to specifically pray for everyone involved: students, teachers, administrators, staff, and parents. We are going to pray for those…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 16 August 2020

August 14, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, August 16, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, I think it’s important in these troubled days to celebrate every blessing that we can see. We know that God is always giving out good gifts left and right, but when there are so many disruptions and trials to deal with, it often takes more effort…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 9 August 2020

August 7, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, August 9, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items From the Pastor Dear Church Family, Thank you for praying for Heather and me as we were on vacation in Cook Forest last week. We had a blessed and restful time. It was good to get away, and it’s also good to be back again. It’s a joy to be your pastor!…

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LEFC Guide to Worship – 2 August, 2020

July 30, 2020

LEFC Guide to Worship Sunday, August 2, 2020 Lanse Evangelical Free Church From the Pastor Home Worship Guide Church Family News Prayer Items More Links to Helpful Resources From the Pastor Dear Church Family, I’m away this week, but I wanted to leave a note for Marilynn to include with Worship Guide, to say how much I love our church family and what a privilege it is to serve as your shepherd. Thank you for…

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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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