TVLC’s Sixth Annual God’s Work. Our Hands.

TVLC’s Sixth Annual God’s Work. Our Hands.

Last weekend, TVLC members and friends volunteered to be the hands of God in our community. Chocolate chip cookies were baked and delivered to nearly four dozen locations, 45 birthday party kits and 80 bag lunches were assembled, the deck and lawn at the Marshall Home...
ELCA presiding bishop responds to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

ELCA presiding bishop responds to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I write to you with a broken heart – for the lives lost, wounded, and shattered by horrific hatred and violence at Tree of Life Congregation this morning. We join our Jewish neighbors and enter into mourning for all that has been lost. In...
A Young Man with a Heart for TVLC

A Young Man with a Heart for TVLC

“I can do something that matters right now.” And, boy, can he. Zach is a young man with a big heart, willing hands, and a faith that is tested, exercised, and active. He is a senior at University High School who is making plans for his collegiate future. Maybe...
ELCAvotes!

ELCAvotes!

We are called to conversation and prayer around our role as U.S. residents and as people of faith in ensuring our election systems promote dignity and respect for all. We are called to act by speaking out as advocates and engaging in local efforts to guarantee the...
Suicide Awareness

Suicide Awareness

This past fall, I wrote an article for our TV Guide titled: Talk Saves Lives, covering suicide in Arizona and in our nation as a whole. The suicidal deaths of two well-known celebrities within a period of two weeks in June makes it almost mandatory that we ponder this...