A time of fellowship over breakfast. There is no set agenda and everyone is welcome. Time and place to be announced each month on Facebook, weekly newsletter and in the Sunday bulletin, but usually held on the 1st Friday of the month.
God, our fears and prejudices run deep. Sometimes we can only see our own point of view. We stick with those who are like us, rarely venturing outside our comfort zones. We do not hear those crying for justice and true peace. We blame those who are suffering and in need, instead of standing by them. We deny the power of your gospel to unite us with those who are different from uys. Lord, remind us that fear and shane have no place in a heart full of your Divine Love. Work through us to open new possibilities of life for all of your people. Through Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen
Monday mornings at 11:00 we gather together for an unstructured look at the WORD. All opinions are welcomed and the joy of sharing and discovery is both exciting and stimulating.
Seasonal studies are held and participation through our blog and Facebook is encouraged for those who are unable to join us.
We are currently in the process of forming a mission committee that will work with partners within our community to research, acknowledge and work for solutions to ongoing issues. By being collaborative we pray that our approach and solutions will have a lasting affect.
The women of MLPC annually manage the local giving tree placed at Cory's Valley Market. This anonymous program provides gifts for children in the community that might be without. Each child receives a needed item of clothing and a toy. These and the Lion's Club Christmas dinner basket reveal the reason for the season.
Seeley Lake is a flag wavin', patriotic, 4th of July celebrating community. The main highway through town is closed for the parade and the day gets underway with the traditional MLPC women't bake sale. The funds are used for church needs, the giving tree and other missions projects.
Following the service on the first Sunday of Advent, we come together for soup, treats and decorating the church for the Christmas season.
Our traditional Christmas Eve candlelight service features scripture, carols, a short homily and ends with Silent Night,. The lights are extinguished, candles lit and everyone exits singing and place the candles in the snow.
Between the last Sunday in Christmas and the first Sunday in Epiphany we again come together to celebrate the changing of the seasons. Taking down the Christmas decorations in preparing for the season of Epiphany.
Beginning with an Ash Wednesday service, we observe the season of lent with bible studies, special interactive practices and preparation for Holy Week. For us Lent is a time of meditation, reflection and comtemplative prayer.
From triumphal entry through the resurrection, from Palm Sunday to Easter we celebrate Holy Week in the spirit of renewal.
Pentecost is the Christian festival celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus after his Ascension, held on the seventh Sunday after Easter. We enjoy beginning the season of celebration by wearing red and engaging in other .activities like releasing balloons or hanging flags.
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