WORSHIP THE LIVING GOD
Worship glorifies God and gathers us together where we are transformed by word as well as baptism and communion and prepared to serve.
Opportunities to get involved include: Acolytes, Altar Guild, Assisting Ministers, Bell Choir, Bread Guild, Chancel Choir, Children’s Choir, Worship for Kids, Communion Assistants, Communion Glass Washers, Dulcimer Group, Folk Group, Hospitality Team, Lectors, Liturgical Staging Team, Livestream Team, Musical Offerings, Worship Planning
GROW IN FAITH AND DISCIPLESHIP
We cultivate multiple ways to learn about and deepen faith for people of all ages and life stages, as well as those with varied faith experiences.
Opportunities to get involved include: Adult Education, Children’s Christmas Program, Confirmation Program, Library, Mid-Week Study Group, Vacation Bible School, Welcome to the Table (Communion Preparation), Worship for Kids
LIVE OUR FAITH IN DAILY LIFE
We develop multiple points of connection between faith and daily life that extends beyond worship.
Opportunities to get involved include: Advent by Candlelight, Ladies’ Night Out, Love You Like A Sister (LYLAS), Lutheran Youth Organization (LYO), Men’s Breakfast, Ruth Circle, Women’s Fellowship
CARE FOR ONE ANOTHER
We build and foster intergenerational relationships within the BLC family to cultivate a faith community in which each person is valued as a fellow child of God.
Opportunities to get involved include: Card Ministry/Notes of Encouragement, Christmas Baskets, Funeral Receptions, Grief Mailings, Homebound Member Visitors, Breadbreakers, Eucharistic Ministers, Fellowship (Coffee Hour, Picnics), Ministry of Yarn (Baptismal Blankets, Prayer Shawls, Prayer Squares), Prayer Listing (monthly), Quilting Group
SERVE OUR NEIGHBOR
We reach out to the world for the purpose of serving our neighbors near and far, especially those who are marginalized and easily forgotten.
Opportunities to get involved include: 2nd Sunday Dinner Ministry, Angel Tree, Mission Partners (Advent House, Family Promise of Wayne County, Learning Links, Lutheran Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico, Open Door Mission: Coldwater House, PEM-EMP, Perinton Food Shelf, Pines of Perinton food distribution, Shurugwi, Zimbabwe Parish, and more), Quilting Group, Thinks-giving, Upstate New York Synod Mission Support