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Easter Day

Easter 2019

Sunrise Service at 6.30 a.m. followed by Breakfast Our Easter Sunrise service is at 6.30 a.m. followed by a continental breakfast. Weather permitting, the service will be outside on the lawn as we watch the sun come up. Easter Worship Service at 10 a.m. Our main Easter morning worship is at 10 a.m with Holy…

fire drill

April 7 – Emergency Fire Drill

On Sunday April 7, Lake of the Pines is participating in an emergency drill. About 200 emergency vehicles will be arriving in the area at around 8 a.m. Residents of LOP will have the opportunity to participate in the simulated fire evacuation that begins between 9 and 9.30 a.m.  Be aware that the drill also…

Lent

Lent 2019

Sermon Series The 40 days of Lent begin this year on Wednesday March 6, and are followed with Easter on, Sunday April 21. Lent is a season of spiritual gardening, of inviting God to unearth in us what lies fallow, what needs to be tended, and what needs to die for new life to emerge.…

Lent for Everyone Year C

Lent Devotional 2019

Read through the Gospel of Luke this Lent and read a short reflection each day by N.T. Wright, a retired Anglican Bishop and New Testament scholar. Copies of the daily devotional book Lent for Everyone will be available from February 17 for a suggested $12 donation. Readings start on Ash Wednesday March 6 and finish…

2019 Special Session of the General Conference

2019 Special Session of the General Conference

UPDATE: The Conference has concluded. The Traditional Plan was passed (see below). This plan retains the restrictive language of the Discipline and toughens prohibitions on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy. The judicial council has already indicated that some of the statements that were passed are out of order, so it is unclear what will remain…

scouts bsa

Launching Troop 523 for Girls

Scouts BSA Troops for Girls is now forming Troop 523 Open to young ladies from 11-17 years old. UPDATE:  The regular meeting time is now Tuesdays at 6.30 p.m. (not 7 p.m.) Would you like to explore the great outdoors? Learn leadership skills? Build self-confidence? Give back to the community? Earn merit badges and rank advancement? Would you like a…

advent 2018

Bishop’s Advent Messages

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño is doing a series of Advent messages. Bishop’s Message for 1st Sunday in Advent Bishop’s Message for 2nd Sunday in Advent Bishop’s Message for 3rd Sunday in Advent Bishop’s Message for 4th Sunday in Advent Christmas Day Message

advent 2018

Advent News 2018

We have lots going on this advent! Full details are in the December issue of the Prism. Our Advent/Christmas sermon series is Anticipation runs from November 25 to December 30. In this series we will explore the events leading to the birth of Christ, as told by the gospel writer Luke. We will journey with Elizabeth, Zechariah, Mary and Joseph in their time…

devotional - i am mary

Advent Devotional 2018

You are encouraged to buy and read the Daily Advent Devotional I am Mary during advent this year. Limited copies will be available from the church office from November 11, or order it from your favorite bookstore as a print or e-book. Suggested book donation: $4. The devotional will complement our Advent & Christmas sermon series Anticipation as we ponder…