Ministry Site Profile

Our Transition Team would like to share with you some key parts of the Ministry Site Profile (MSP) and invite your feedback. The MSP contains important descriptions, hopes and perspectives on our church. If you weren't able to attend one of the forums following worship, you can click here for information related to the presentation on the Ministry Site Profile.

What would you say Light of Christ's top priorities are?

How might you characterize our mission? Our Purpose? Our Giftedness? Our Transition Team has been at work completing the Mission Site Profile. This is the main communications document used by churches, bishops, and pastoral candidates. This first step in our Call Process includes articulating some key aspects of our congregation as well as some of what we think we’ll need or look for in our next pastor, as Pastor [...]

Light of Christ - Transitions and Planning

As you know, Pastor Bruce will be retiring at some point in the next 12-18 months.  We have a few important things guiding us forward.  Our Strategic Plan ( click here to view) is an overview of our vision which will enable us to continue growing our ministry while making plans for leadership transition.  You’ve seen some invitations for you to consider serving on the upcoming Call Committee. [...]

Call Committee Nominees

The Church Council is seeking the names of people who are interested in serving on the Call Committee which will spearhead the search for our next pastor here at Light of Christ. The Call Committee will be elected this coming September or October at a special congregational meeting and serve until the new pastor is installed. According to our congregational constitution, the Call Committee must be comprised of seven [...]

Congratulations to our 2023 grads!

On Sunday, June 4 we recognized and blessed our 2023 graduates during the worship service. Graduates received a special quilt made by LOC members. Congratulations to our graduates! May you always feel wrapped in the love of God and love of our congregation! Click this link to view a special slideshow featuring our graduates:    Our graduates are: [...]

At Least a Dollar a Day More

At Least a Dollar a Day More At least a dollar a day more . . .  At least a dollar a day more this year than last year . . . At least a dollar a day more in 2023.  At least a dollar a day more to keep growing our youth and family ministry.  That’s the financial challenge before us this year.  Like many things here at Light of Christ our youth and family ministry is growing as we [...]

April Fifth Sunday - Delano Senior Center

  The Friends of the Delano Senior Center is seeking donations to go directly towards the purchase of a 14-passenger lift-equipped van. The current van is a 2009 model and is showing its age.  The senior center offers a variety of shopping and day trips for area seniors. In 2022, the center provided van service on more than 100 occasions , serving more than 200 individuals with a [...]

2023 Light of Christ Youth Mission Trip Fundraiser

Join us on Sunday, March 5th for an awesome online auction ! All bidding will take place online (10 am – 5 pm) but items can be viewed at Light of Christ between 3-5 pm. During this time we’ll also have several raffle items ( must be present to win ), youth entertainment and wine/beer tasting. We have tons of great items and all proceeds will benefit our youth going on our Summer Service Trip to Belize in [...]

Annual Meeting Update

Thank you to everyone who helped make for a great start to 2023. In case you missed it, here’s a link to a highlights video of 2022:  So very many things to celebrate! Thank you to each of you for helping so much ministry to happen! Important ministry and priorities give us opportunity to help make them happen. An increase of dollar a day. For 2023. That’s what it [...]

January Fifth Sunday Designation

Our January Fifth Sunday offering will be sent to Agate Housing & Services in Minneapolis. This was previously St. Stephen’s prior to consolidating in 2021 with House of Charter also in Minneapolis. Both organizations began in the 1950s-1960s. Their goal is to support individuals and families experiencing homelessness in achieving permanent, affordable housing as well as many other services including ending [...]

Mental Health Awareness: Gratitude and Mental and Physical Health

Gratitude and Mental and Physical Health Our congregation has been talking about gratitude and how important it is to identify those things that for which we are grateful. There is much proven research that has identified how acknowledging gratitude helps our mental and physical health. Showing appreciation and gratitude for the things and people in our lives can help us adapt to change, cope with difficulties, [...]

Generosity Project

Our Generosity Project began by expressing our gratitude to Love INC staff and volunteers. Light of Christ folks brought coffee and morning treats, along with our large signed Thank-You Card from our church. We learned a bit more about their ministry, and we enjoyed some good fellowship together. YOU can help us to thank and bless yet another organization here in the Delano/Wright Co. area as a part of our [...]