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All the words of love and encouragement from Pastor Joel’s Blog

Freedom in Christ

by CLCstaff

Freedom in Christ I am so excited about the messages I am planning for the summer. We are studying the book of Galations together, six chapters covered in 11 weeks. There are so many treasures in this short book, and we will discover them together. Can I ask you a small favor? Read these chapters […]

Christ is Alive!

by CLCstaff

1 Corinthians 15:3-6 “For I handed on to you as of first importance what I in turn had received; that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the scriptures, and that he was buried, and that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, […]

Lent – Time to renew Baptismal Promises

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

In the ancient church Lent was a time of intense preparation for those who would be baptized on Easter Vigil, which began the night before Easter Sunday and culminated in the service of baptism at sunrise. The individuals were called catechumens and were required to fast and listen to the catechetical lectures of Bishop Cyril […]