Two South Carolina Synod pastors took the stage this past weekend at the Village Square Theatre in Lexington for a production of Newsies.
50 years ago the Holy Spirit gave birth to a new thing in the ALC and the LCA and the ordination of women to the Office of Word and Sacrament was brought forth! Elizabeth Platz, LCA, was ordained on November 22, 1970 and a month later, Barbara L. Andrews, ALC, was ordained on December 20, 1970.
Last summer a delegation from the South Carolina Synod traveled to the South Western Diocese of Tanzania for the Consecration and Installation of the new Bishop.
In John 10:10, Jesus said, “I have come that you may have life and have it more abundantly.” What Jesus is referring to here is the abundance of God’s grace that we all receive and the abundance of loving relationships through the body of Christ and with our neighbors around us.
You have heard these words over the last several months in emails, convocation, assembly and in conversations with colleagues. Exactly what does it mean – Congregational Vitality?
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