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Total number of congregations: 851
US Congregations: 733
States Represented: 40
US Territories Represented: 2
Countries Represented: 15

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Time is Running Out!

By Kristy Thomas

Deadlines for Annual Gathering photo submissions, grant proposals and event registrations are approaching fast! Early Bird Deadline for AG Photo Submissions: 6/30; AG Photo Submissions: 7/31; Grant Proposals: 8/15; Early Bird Annual Gathering Registration: 9/1; Seminarian Retreat Registration: 9/25. More

Plan Now: October is Pastor & Staff Appreciation Month!

By Steve Lien

Did you know that Thanksgiving sometimes comes in October? Well, not the official Thanksgiving, but elements of thanksgiving have found their way into October in many congregations, because the second Sunday in October has been designated as Clergy Appreciation Day, and some congregations observe this spirit of Thanksgiving all month long! More

Annual Gathering to Include Recognition of Ordinations

By Steve Lien

Our Annual Gathering is a great time to renew friendships, catch up on one another’s lives and ministeries, and, as was the case last year, thank others for their faithful service to Christ.  Last year we began what we hope will be an annual event when we recognized significant ordination anniversaries.  Leadership Magazine recently reported that of every twenty pastors who begin ministry, only one retires from ministry, ... More

Register Now for LCMC's 15th Annual Gathering!

By Kristy Thomas

Online registration is now open for our 15th Annual Gathering, and those who register on or before Tuesday, September 1st will save $50.00 on the cost of registration! Whether youíre new to LCMC, just checking us out for the first time, or a long-time member looking to make new friends and reunite with old ones, our 15th Annual Gathering is the perfect place to get inspired, get informed, get equ More