Pentecost Offering

Ministry Partnership Opportunity On May 23, toward the end service, Pastor John introduced us to a new ministry opportunity in partnership with Ignite Church Planting. We want to be a part of starting a church for Farsi speakers in Chicagoland!! Farsi is the modern Iranian language of Iran and western Afghanistan, written in the Arabic alphabet; modern Persian….

Class of 2021

LCOC Honors our Graduating Seniors SUNDAY, MAY 30 | 9 A.M. SERVICE We are excited to honor our graduating seniors. Please submit up to 10 photos to lcoc@lcoc-online.org (or reply to this email). You must also include your student’s name. If your student has plans for post high school, feel free to include that information…

CIY Sponsorship

CIY is a weeklong summer camp for Middle and High school students. Using age-appropriate methods, it introduces students to Jesus and challenges them to be Kingdom Workers at home, at school, at church and in the community. … oh! and it’s AWESOME!! Student Pastor, Matt Shedd The cost for CIY is approximately $300 per student….

Triumphal Entry (Synthesized Version)

From Matthew 21, Mark 11, Luke 19, John 12. Synthesized by Pastor Chuck Hochmuth Jesus went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. As they approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as…

New Series Begins Jan-31

“Love Songs” begins January 31, with Pastor John Harris (“Big John”) The world is talking about human sexuality everywhere you look and listen.  In the Bible, Song of Songs gives us the opportunity to hear from the creator about His design for human sexuality.  As our culture’s conversation shifts and changes, we and future generations will…

“I wish it need not happened …”

From the Desk of Matt Shedd “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times.  But that is not for them to decide.  All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is…

Video: “He’s Been Faithful”

Hey church family! We typically think of faith in terms of belief. That is, “do you believe in something?” As we learned this week faith also has to do with a deep sense of loyalty or fidelity. It is in this context we find an incredible quality of God. He is faithful to us. He…

Disaster Relief Clean Up Kits

In partnership with Helping His Hands, a disaster relief ministry, LCOC has an opportunity to collect fund and supplies to assemble a goal of 100 disaster relief clean up kits. Helping His Hands (HHH) distributes the clean up kits to volunteers who serve in areas affected by natural disasters. HHH has said they are currently…

TX Comedy Roadhouse

Things are getting strange here during quarantine. Pastor John tries his hand at stand up comedy! 😮 But laughter is the best medicine, right? 😂🤣