Mental Health Update: Giving Care

When you “give care” on a regular basis you become a “caregiver”. Caregiving today has, in many cases, been assumed by professional agencies that provide in-home nursing care, respite care, meal deliveries, and, in general, basic needs that can no longer be managed by...

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Hearing Our Planet’s Call

The earth dries up and withers, the world languishes and withers, the heavens languish with the earth. The earth is defiled by its people; they have disobeyed the laws, violated the statutes and broken the everlasting covenant. —Isaiah 24:4-5 When I attended the...

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Shoes, Clothes, Toiletries Needed

Approximately 200 exhausted, hungry, and frightened Central American immigrants, mostly families, are released to churches and other shelters in Tucson each day. These folks spend, on average, three days here before traveling by bus to stay with family members or...

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Meet the 2019 Confirmands

On Sunday, May 5, ten talented, kind, and thoughtful young people will publicly affirm their baptisms during the 9:15 service. Please take a moment now to get to know a little bit about each of them and continue to remember them in your prayers as they complete their...

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Lives at Risk, You Can Help

Did you know that 40% of all fortune 500 companies were started by refugees or children of refugees? And did you know that the co-founder of Google, the man behind video games or the taste-bud genius who created Sriracha were all refugees? Refugees create new things,...

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Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia!

I am flooded with joy thinking of the special traditions and celebrations that have just taken place across the Synod this past Holy Week. Thank you for proclaiming the new life and hope of life in Jesus into the hearts and spirits of so many. I am also reminded that...

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TVLC Endowment Fund Update

What’s been going on? The Endowment Committee has been busy giving away money to support ministries of our church, the Grand Canyon Synod, the greater church, and other community charities. Since the Fund was re-activated in 2014, the committee has given away over $10...

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Annual Congregational Meeting Update

At the Annual Congregational Meeting, the 2019 TVLC Budget was approved and the following people were elected to The Church Council: Dina Corrado, Diane Deutsch, Carol Paulsen and Keith Provenzano. Many thanks to exiting council members Tracy Jordan, Mike Muirhead,...

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More than Just Selling Another Man’s Treasures

A 2019 TVLC Rummage Sale Recap It all started with a box, and then another box, then a table, a whirlpool tub, a couch, two bicycles, a patio set, a set of dressers, a bag of clothes, let's not forget the piano, fine china and collectible dolls. This was all in the...

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A Renewed Vision for TVLC

The TVLC Vision and Planning Team has been working hard in the past weeks to gather and compile congregational input from the recent surveys, town hall meetings, and visits to different ministry groups.  The goal was to identify our current gifts, passions, and dreams...

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