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The Weekly Word- August 1, 2022

August 1-5 This week our Scriptures encourage us to trust in God, keep up our faith and hope in God, and look forward to the fulfillment of God’s promises in our lives.       Monday, August 1 Genesis 15:1-6 God promises Abram descendants that will be more numerous than the stars.  Abram believes God, […]

MLC- The First Ten Years

The First Ten Years of Mandarin Lutheran Church Incorporated in 1985, Mandarin Lutheran Church has been a part of the Mandarin Community for 37 years. From our humble beginnings, worshipping at the Catholic Center in Mandarin, to our current 3.6 acre property on San Jose Boulevard, MLC has grown and continues to be a church […]

Mandarin Lutheran Easter Egg Hunt

You won’t want to miss the Mandarin Lutheran Easter Egg Hunt for the children of Jacksonville on Easter Sunday, April 17th, 2022. This event is open to the entire community and ALL are invited to attend. We invite you to worship with us at 9 a.m., and/or join in the Easter festivities following worship at […]

The Welcome Center Has a New Look

We are excited to reveal a beautiful new mural in the welcome center of our church.  The mural, hand painted by local artist Kimberly Miller, is a unique touch with a special message for all who enter. The mural begins with a rainbow, representing God’s work and his promise to us.  Out of the rainbow […]

Learning to Forgive

One day, a man, his heart heavy with grief, was walking in the woods. As he thought about his life on this day, he knew many things were not right. He thought about those who had lied about him back when he had a job. His thoughts turned to those who had stolen his things […]

Dream Team Opportunities- Week 3

“Coming together is the beginning.  Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success.” – Henry Ford One last reminder!!  This Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday and Team Day at MLC!  Grab your favorite sports team gear (any sport, any team) and show your MLC spirit by signing up for Dream Teams! The ministry areas are Council/Administration, […]

Dream Team Opportunities- Week 2

“Teamwork divides the task and multiples the success.” – Unknown February 13 is Super Bowl Sunday and Team Day at MLC!   Plan to wear your favorite team gear and show your MLC spirit by signing up for Dream Teams!  The ministry areas are:  Council/Administration, Education, Fellowship/Discipleship, Finance, Outreach, Property, Worship/Music, Youth, Talents for Jesus. Each […]

Dream Team Opportunities- Week 1

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller   February 13 is Super Bowl Sunday and Team Day at MLC!   Plan to wear your favorite team gear and show your MLC spirit by signing up for Dream Teams!  The ministry areas are:  Council/Administration, Education, Fellowship/Discipleship, Finance, Outreach, Property, […]

Food in the Wilderness! Or Change?

Change is not something we necessarily like or want, but it happens all the same. Life is constantly changing; the world is constantly changing.  And sometimes that is a good thing whether we like it or not.   This was as true for the Israelites coming out of exile from Egypt as it is for […]

ELCA Youth Gathering Preparations Have Begun!

ELCA Youth Gathering preparations are starting back up! Here are a couple of facts for where we are at:   What is the Youth Gathering? Its purpose is to create faith formation in our youth who have just graduated from the 8-12th grade at the time of the Gathering. This is accomplished through community service, Bible study and discussion […]