GLC - - - Connects!
Friday, April 24, 2020
Whenever we encounter a story about healing I wonder how is this story different from other healing stories and why was it included at this place in the narrative. But I think that is always our question about healing stories, even the ones we hear about in real life. Why is one healed and another not? Does telling this story give encouragement or leave us with questions about who gets healed? Sounds like we have some things to work through, even in a simple healing story!  Holy One, You are the healer. We know it. We feel it. We see it. But not always in the way we expect. Help us to expand our view of healing to grow in our understanding of the work of your Son, Jesus, in whose name we pray. Amen.
Click the link for our 9:00 am Sunday service on the GLC YouTube channel
Click here for the worship folder and God's Story Our Story
ZOOM into Sunday School
Sunday, April 26 @ 10:15 am
SUNDAY IS CAMP DAY ! Come and spend time with your favorite youth leaders! To join us, simply click on this link to ZO OM . Once you click on the link, you'll be in a video group chat with our Youth Leaders and Sunday School kids! A recording will be posted for those who aren’t able to tune in during our LIVE video chat. Hope to see you there!
Am I the only one who feels this way when I hear we are sheltering for another 30 days?  While there is no feeling named in the question, I can still confidently answer that you are not. Whether you are angry, hopeful, overwhelmed, confused, disconnected or committed; we are all feeling combinations of these feelings. And we can feel them and still be faithful. Our faith doesn’t judge our feelings, but accompanies us through them. Jesus accompanies us through them. You are not alone, GLC!
Zoom meetings to find the body of Christ in quarantine
Guys Group
Monday, April 27 @ 8:00 pm
Click on the  link  to join!

Talking Faithfully About Death
Tuesday, April 28 @ 8:00 pm
Look for zoom link in next Tuesday's e-news.
Bible Study
Thursday, April 30 @ 9:30 am
Look for zoom link in next Tuesday's e-news.

Bible 101
Thursday, April 30 @ 8:00 pm
Look for zoom link in next Tuesday's e-news.
Our finance team is keeping a close eye on things  and working on a variety of projections for our income as we enter a period of uncertainty. The one thing we can’t know is how all of this is affecting your ability to support the congregation. Please know how all of you are in our prayers as you help your kids do school, you do work and we worship in different ways. We know that at least some of you are on furlough or working reduced hours, while others are busier than ever. If you are able to keep up your current giving, please do so. Over the next few weeks, we will share greetings from our council on how they’re navigating their work and their giving in these days. Up next, Joel Dawson.

"My family and I have been trying to take the quarantine one day at a time (Telling which day is which is a different story). I have been working in the shop everyday, as I work in manufacturing and we have had a push to produce some critical goods. Unfortunately, this leaves my wife, who works from home, alone with two kids who are SUPPOSED TO BE online learning. This time has felt rushed and overly busy for us as we navigate working our full time jobs and trying to fill in for full time teachers. We have become more crafty: sewing ripped clothes, baking more, and even giving ourselves haircuts (we are coming out of quarantine in style!). My first haircut I gave to myself, and it ended in hysterical laughter from my wife.

We are tuning into church services while making breakfast on Sundays and continue our giving via electronic withdrawal. It is nice to be able to show up to church in pajamas, but I look forward to seeing everyone in person again!"

- Joel
We're collecting pictures of our front line workers! Send us pictures of your family and friends: medical workers, first responders, delivery people, essential services folks. We'll use them in our Sunday morning worship slides. Please send pictures to   Pastor Trudy
In the meantime, we've created a slideshow tribute to these heroes. Click on the link to the left or (above if you're reading this on your phone) to watch!
GLC life in pictures
Here's to bringing another smile to your face. We miss seeing all of our GLC family so when we received this adorable picture of Leif Abrahamson it really made our day! We love it when you share your photos with us!
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