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Total number of congregations: 858
US Congregations: 738
States Represented: 41
US Territories Represented: 2
Countries Represented: 16

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Why an LCMC Youth Event?

By Mark Vander Tuig

The best people to witness to other youth are the youth that we already have. The local church must do what they are able to train and equip youth to be disciples to their own generation. One of the best ways to do that is to build mentor relationships with mature Christian adults who can mentor youth in the development of their relationship with Jesus. More

LCMC Celebrates 4th Annual Three Days of Prayer

By Kristy Thomas

Congregations across the nation took part in our 4th Annual Three Days of Prayer from January 5-7, 2016.  Every congregation, member and pastor in LCMC was invited by Service Coordinator Rev. Mark Vander Tuig to start off the new year by setting aside some time during each of the three days to pray.   While congregations were encouraged to structure each of the three days in any way that made sense to the congregation, there was ... More

2016 Event Registration Deadlines

By Kristy Thomas

If you're headed to one of our spring or summer events, don't forget to register. These deadlines will he here before you know it! Called 2 Serve registration ends March 1. Early Bird Registration for the Leadership Conference ends February 29. Register today! More

Advice Regarding Interim Pastors

By Steve Lien

Part of my role as Coordinator for Pastoral Ministry includes dealing with pastors and congregations in the call process.  As I prepared my Call Committee Workshop I came across a very helpful article by Lavern Brown on the advisability of interim pastors. I have found that many congregations neglect the essential work of dealing with the transitional issues that arise after the resignation and departure of their pastor. I offer ... More