Thank you!

Thank you! So far we have received 60 pledges for our 2023 shared ministry. Pledges help in our planning, and pledges are a great way to prioritize our own giving as families and individuals. So, if you haven’t, please consider a weekly or monthly pledge for giving for next year. Pledge cards are in the narthex or you can pledge online under the  Give  tab on our website or at [...]

Fifth Sunday Offering (October 30th) - Birthday Ministry

Light of Christ works in collaboration with Love INC to provide birthday gifts and birthday party supplies to families of children ages 12 and under. Families selected are vetted by Love INC and meet all requirements for assistance. The Light of Christ Birthday Ministry Committee is responsible for securing items needed including gifts, gift bags, wrapping paper, plates, napkins, balloons, cake mix, frosting, etc. [...]

Vision Conversation Groups - You're Invited!

We have spent much of this year listening, praying, deliberating, and considering how Light of Christ might best step into the next few years of ministry together. There are many ways to go, potential goals to set, priorities to pursue. And yet we sense that the Holy Spirit has revealed some important things for us to focus upon.    As a church family we seek your input and reflections on two main areas: [...]

Check out the updates!

We're excited for the "Glow-up" or refresh that is happening in our Fellowship Hall, Narthex and bathrooms. Paint. Some new furniture items. Signage. And the like. Many thanks to Jennifer Grant and others who are helping to make this happen! Please see picture with before, during and after shots of the updates. While the process won't take too long, we invite your patience and prayers while we [...]

Kids Hope USA Update

We are pleased to share that we have 10 volunteers who wish to mentor Delano Elementary students beginning this fall through the school year, one student each for one hour per week. A big thank you to those who have volunteered. We are also contacting LOC prayer partners who provide the prayers that each student and mentor need without having physical contact with the students. LOC and Delano Elementary are very [...]

Columbarium Update August 2022

This past week further construction of our columbarium has taken place. As you can see the initial structure is taking shape! More work to come, including masonry work on the top and sides of each unit and landscaping, which will include perennial gardens, a bubbling rock, benches, and lovely trees and shrubs. There will be opportunities in the coming weeks to purchase memorials through sponsoring some of these [...]

Table Talks Summary

A number of Table Talks were held in the spring at Light of Christ. These were designed as an outreach to all members, recognizing that the past couple of years have been a challenge and that many aren’t as connected as they might like to have been. Many different days and times were offered to the congregation. Checking in with one another, sharing some thoughts and experiences, and dreaming a bit about future [...]

Unmet Needs...What's Hopeful?

What’s at the heart of your organization? Where do you see the most pressing needs/challenges in people’s lives? What has changed in your work in the past two years? How do you best partner with other organizations?   Where are volunteers most needed? How might a faith community like Light of Christ serve or support you? These were some of the questions discussed at Monday [...]

HS Service Trip Prayer Partners

We are looking for at least 20 people that will commit to praying for our HS youth and adult leaders as we head to the North Shore on July 23-29 for our Service Trip. Click here to complete the short form to indicate your interest. Thanks for your partnership in ministry!

Kids Hope USA

Light of Christ has begun partnering with an exciting program called KIDS HOPE USA and with Delano Elementary. LOC members Lisa Spencer and Lona Jose will serve as co-directors of this amazing program. We will be recruiting our church members to be mentors who will provide one hour of mentoring to one child, one day a week at the elementary school during the school year. Delano Elementary staff will be selecting the [...]

Brand New Water System at Light of Christ

The LOC Property Committee recently partnered with City View Plumbing in Long Lake to update our water system. We added softened water to the entire building and special equipment to ensure continued clean water We replaced the original water softener and well pressure tank, adding two additional water cleaning filters We modified and labeled pipe plumbing for shared knowledge and visual controls The [...]

Feed My Starving Children Volunteer Opportunity

Jesus said, "For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat." (Mt. 25:35)   Feed My Starving Children is a ministry whose vision is: Through God, FMSC will strive to eliminate malnutrition and starvation in children throughout the world by helping to instill compassion in a generation that hears and responds to the cries of those in need until all are fed. We are looking for 40 Light [...]