I enjoy when a church is fully committed to reaching its surrounding community. On December 14th I travelled to a very urban setting as Pastor Kenny Ruiz invited him to preach at the Urban Rock Church at the YMCA in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. The multi-ethnic congregation is very friendly and full of energy. It was a great experience to see the people lift their hearts in worship on this weekend.
LWCC set out on their first campaign: Securing the Home Front // Glorifying God // Growing Lives in an effort to secure a permanent location in Lakeville to call “home.” They found a perfect sizable land in a perfect location with current buildings. The vision went far beyond just land and a physical building as the church rallied around a four part vision summarized as “Planting our Presence, Renewing our Energies, Strengthening our Ministries and Growing our Generosity” which birthed the following tangible goals: