WHAT'S HAPPENING

Sundays

In Person Worship - in the Sanctuary

Effective this Sunday, November 29, the current format for in-person worship will be suspended. There will be a meeting in the sanctuary at 8:30 a.m. to discuss how lay-led in-person worship can be held without requiring our staff to be there. (Masks and social distancing will be required and there will be other accommodations to responsibly promote public health).

If you'd like to experience safe, sacred, space on Sunday mornings in the sanctuary, we intend to keep that as your right. Join us as we envision a responsible and spiritually fulfilling way to do that.

Click here to register for meeting.

Note:  We will be keeping our 9:30 online worship service indefinitely. We are dedicated to accommodating as many people as possible in these wild COVID times.

Sundays

Advent Worship

Please join us Sundays for worship. The live-streamed service will be at 9:30

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Ongoing

Bishop Davenport blesses stoles

In 2019 and 2020 we celebrate 50 years of Lutheran women being ordained in the United States, 40 years of women of color being ordained, and 10 years of LGBTQIA+ individuals being able to serve freely. A group of Lutheran sewers have banded together to make stoles honoring our active clergy for whom this joyous anniversary applies. The majority of stoles were made by Janet Bruss (71) and Kathy Wiseman (25). All active women and LGBTQIA+ clergy should have received a stole in the mail. Our bishop came by Temple, Havertown to bless the stoles and those who will wear them. Thank you to those who worked hard to make this happen, and thank you to our 50/40/10 clergy for their boldness and bravery.

Sermon Series - Reading Resources

Unraveled

As part of the sermon series on

#BlackLivesMatter

and 

Racial Justice

a resource list has been created. We hope you will join the TLC Family Doin' the Work.

Resources

Ongoing

Giving through PayPal

While we are all social distancing, the work and expenses of the church continue.  Please consider giving through PayPal as a way to continue meeting your pledge to Temple during this time.  Click above.

Ongoing

Can You Sew? Face masks

Can you sew?

Here’s something you can do to help.

We urgently need your help to make

face masks for healthcare workers.

Contact Lisa Schneller or church office

Until January 10

1 Million Masks Initiative to Fight Hunger in Nepal 

This year we are collecting donations to purchase face masks through the Women’s Empowerment Collective in Nepal. The collective trains marginalized women in handiwork skills to give them an opportunity to improve their lives. The women make the masks in exchange for emergency food to support their family. Each $10 mask will provide 10 meals. We are also donating the masks to the people of Nepal, who are still struggling following the major earthquake in 2015. Please donate at TLC Fundraisers

Christmas Eve, December 24

In Person & Live Streamed Christmas Eve Worship

On Christmas Eve there will be three In-Person Services at 3:00, 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. Masks and social distancing will be required and there will be other accommodations to responsibly promote public health.  Attendance is capped at 25. Click here to register.

Note: The 3:00 p.m. service will be live-streamed so that families can worship at any time later in the day.

November 19

Staying Connected in Community

Life has ups and downs and we all go through challenging times. Especially now, when social distancing has brought in an additional level of human distancing, we can often find ourselves craving human interaction and support. This group has been initiated for exactly this purpose, to build human connections, especially in the face of the current adversity. TLC’s "Staying Connected in Community" aspires to be a safe group that welcomes everyone to share their experiences and challenges, and to listen and connect with others while recognizing both our common humanity and the divine light we share. "Staying Connected in Community" will be meeting virtually every 3rd Thursday of the month, with group gatherings starting at 7:45 pm and discussion between 8-9.30pm.

To join the meeting, please use this virtual link. For more details, please contact Lisa Schneller at lisaschneller23@gmail.com

Ongoing

E-Giving

While we are all social distancing, the work and expenses of the church continue.  Please consider e-giving as a way to continue meeting your pledge to Temple during this time.  Click here for the form and instructions on how to do this.

On-going

Statement following George Floyd's murder

Please read the statement read by Pastor Tim on May 31.

August 2-6, 2021 

Rocky Railway: Jesus' Power Pulls Us Through

Please save the dates

August 2-6, 2021.

We will be back!

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Until December 21

TLC Fundraisers

The church decorated with beautiful bright red poinsettias was one of Jeanne Pocock’s favorite memories. We plan to have Jeanne’s virtual memorial service during the holidays and want to “go all out” to decorate.

Please purchase plants at TLC Fundraisers

Sundays

Virtual Café

VIRTUAL CAFÉ! will happen directly after the Sunday service using the link found above! This is a new Zoom meeting. It will be held every week from 10:20am to 11:35am.  Join us for fellowship and bible study.

December 7, 8 p.m.

Book Club

Our next book for the TLC Bookclub will be

“Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived”

by Rob Bell.  read more...

Please join us on Monday, December 7 at 8PM for great discussion and fellowship. Even if you haven't read the book, you are very welcome to join! 

Please send private message for video-conferencing information.

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December 19, 1-3 PM

Help Us with the Food Pantry

See TLC Food Pantry for new instructions. Come and help deliver, or bring in canned goods for our food pantry! Some items we need: laundry detergent, paper towels, hand soap (bars) and coffee (instant and ground). Collection tub is outside the glass doors facing the courtyard on Brookline Blvd. Thank you! 

Ongoing

Hosts for Hospitals

 

Hosts for Hospital is looking for lodgings for patients and their families who travel to the Philadelphia area for specialized medical care. For more information check out HostsforHospitals.org

501 Brookline Blvd, Havertown, PA 19083

Phone: 610-446-3270

Normal Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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