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Jen Calverley: True Fellowship of Believers

True Fellowship of Believers On the importance of cultivating community in LIFE groups. By Jen Calverley Before my husband, Dale, passed away two years ago, our family was not part of a small group. We were simply too busy and … Continue reading

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The Power of The Written Word

Listen to the sermon here At the end of his life, Martin Luther, who sparked the Reformation exactly 500 years ago this October, summed up his legacy this way: “I did nothing: The Word did it all.” For Luther, the … Continue reading

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Conversation with Pastor Pete James

In case you missed it, we had a great evening with Pastor Pete James, Senior Pastor of Vienna Presbyterian Church – a large church in the suburbs of Washington DC. The conversation was rich. Pete’s wisdom and experience is invaluable … Continue reading

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Pastor Tom’s Note: Heal us, O Lord!

  Pastor Tom’s Note “Heal Us, Lord” Listen to the sermon here In reflecting on the Las Vegas tragedy, Jeremiah 17:9 provides a sobering but apt imagery  of the problem: the human heart is deceitful (like treacherous terrain) and incurable. … Continue reading

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Staying Power: How to Build Lasting Community in a Transient Culture. (Pastor Pete James comes to TCC)

Staying Power: How to Build Lasting Community in a Transient Culture. Conversation with Pastor Pete James at TCC. Wednesday, October 11, 7:30-8:30pm. How do you build real and lasting community in a transient culture that is changing before our very … Continue reading

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Pastor Kyle’s Note: Get out your magnifying glass!

My grandfather, Ben Smethurst, is a special man. During his prime he worked for the FBI as a detective and also for the House Committee of Investigations. Bampy was meticulous with details. He spent long hours building cases and combing … Continue reading

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How to respond to all these disasters in our part of the world

If the needs feel overwhelming in our region of the world right now (and they are), the best thing we can do is pray, give, and if possible, go to help. Obadiah teaches us never to turn a blind eye … Continue reading

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Relational intelligence

Listen to the sermon here. What’s your Relational IQ?  For Paul, this sort of  IQ is measured by a commitment to please God, rather than to please others (1 Thess 2:4).  He is authentic rather than ‘packaged.’ In quick succession … Continue reading

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Ministry Council Night

Ministry Council, September 11, 2017 7-8:30P Phillips Hall Have you ever tried to run a 5k without stretching beforehand? Perhaps you’re smart and you’ve avoided running races altogether. But from experience, we know that rolling out of bed and running … Continue reading

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Grief group begins September 19th

A new ministry group begins this fall, open to those both within and outside of the TCC community. The group’s purpose will be to support and encourage those grieving the death a loved one. This weekly grief support group will … Continue reading

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