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Deeper in Christ… Further in Mission

Our theme for fall will be “Deeper in Christ… Further in Mission.” This is also the theme for our wider Covenant Church family, and well describes our hearts as we move into a time of building new vitality in our church and as we seek to be a more Missional presence in our community.

We Pray (requests updated 9/1/2012)

Please remember in prayer… Bev Hawkins. Jill Heath. Our Sunday school teachers, youth workers, and students, as the new school year begins. Pastor Dave and Kay Johnson, as Dave begins the recovery process from open-heart surgery this past week. Ray Wallgren, father of Julie Clausen, who is hospitalized. Ruth Holmsten, mother of Karin Hildebrandt, at Brandel Care Center following surgery for a broken hip.

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Libertyville Covenant will be celebrating an important day in June. It is the ordination of our Associate Pastor, Brian Zahasky. Since Brian is so shy and modest, council thought we should interview him about his faith journey and his path to ordination.

“What Does This Mean?”

Mark 16:1-8 (click to display NIV text) April 8, 2012: Easter Sunday Pastor Dwight A. Nelson The angel speaks to the women in the tomb: “Don’t be afraid, you are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here.”