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Church closings

Due to weather, all youth, children’s and adult activities are cancelled for Wednesday evening, as we follow the Orange County School calendar and cancellation schedule. The weekly Wednesday night Communion Service WILL take place as scheduled at 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

Posted: January 17, 2018 / Categories: Uncategorized
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Weather cancellations

Several church events have been cancelled due to the severe winter weather:

Women’s Guild cancelled today
Second Half of Life Bible Study cancelled today
RISE cancelled for tonight
Aerobics cancelled for Friday morning
Malachi Bible Study cancelled Friday morning

Posted: January 4, 2018 / Categories: Uncategorized
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The meaning of Christmas

The Birth of Jesus
1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world.
2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.)
3 And everyone went to their own town to register.
4 So Joseph also went up from the […]

Posted: December 24, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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Christmas services

Please join us on Christmas Eve at one of our two morning worship sevices at 8:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary and 9:45 in the Worship Center, and at five evening services.
5 p.m. — Worship Center
7 p.m. — Sanctuary
7:15 p.m. — Worship Center
9 p.m. — Sanctuary
11 p.m. — Sanctuary
All services in the evening will be candlelight […]

Posted: December 21, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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Youth mission retreat

Our teens will head to Eastover Retreat Center in Surry, Va., Jan. 19-21 for an action-packed weekend of team-building and training for the summer mission field.
The retreat is required for those who plan to be summer missionaries in 2018.
Teens will be trained by missionaries in team-building, cross-cultural training, sports training, and evangelism training.
Our theme this […]

Posted: December 21, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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Christmas cantata

The Lake of the Woods Church Chancel Choir will present “Heaven’s Child” by Pepper Choplin on Friday, Dec. 15, and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary.
Through imaginative poetic metaphors in the narrative and engaging yet wonderfully accessible music, “Heaven’s Child” leads us on a unique journey to reveal the Christmas story. The […]

Posted: December 3, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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Annual Meeting

This is a letter from Eldon Rucker, chair of the Board of Trustees of The Lake of the Woods Church:
Later this month members will be receiving a letter of invitation to gather as a church family to celebrate God’s work among us during the past year. We will begin together with a “Pot Luck” luncheon […]

Posted: November 29, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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Greening of the Church

One of our wonderful traditions every Christmas is the Greening of our church.
Would you consider becoming part of our team and help dress our church in Advent finery? Volunteer to help on Friday, Dec. 1, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Each team works in one area of the church. There is a task for everyone. One […]

Posted: November 26, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child collection week begins Nov. 13.
Small toys, non-liquid hygiene items, school supplies are always popular, as are tools, sewing supplies, hats, gloves and T-shirts.
This Christmas season don’t just see the light, be the light.
Information and gift boxes are available in the Gathering Place.

Posted: November 2, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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Trunk or Treat

Come to the upper parking lot of The Lake of the Woods Church from 6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, for a “Trunk or Treat” event sponsored by the church in partnership with the Lake of the Woods Association.
Parking for the event will be in the lower parking lot with access to the activities […]

Posted: October 23, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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