Pastor’s Blog

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

Are We Having Fun?

by CLCstaff

Last February we started our Turnaround Initative with church consultant Pastor Dave Daubert. After lots of conversations and prayer we are now beginning to put into action what we learned. It’s true that genuine ministry can be daunting and just plain hard work. After all, we want to be involved in people’s lives, and sometimes […]

Focus and Priorities

by CLCstaff

Christ Lutheran is not the same congregation that it was in the 70’s, 80’s or even the 90’s. We are smaller and we have grown older. But that does not mean we are necessarily weak or that we are not needed in our community. Like I wrote a few weeks ago, we have some wonderful […]

Ministry Strategy

by CLCstaff

Last week I told you about the process of our Turnaround Initative and the purpose statement we developed: “Growing more and more like Jesus and sharing Christ’s love with our neighbors.” In order to accomplish our purpose, we developed five guiding principles. This is what they look like: When you see us at our best […]