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2020 Annual Congregational Meeting
Job Opening - Facilities Set Up Person
Go Green
Senior Care Options and Programs



Senior Care Options and Programs
 Based on conversations with community leaders across the US,  many seniors are unaware of the available care options and programs that can help maintain their independence and quality of life. So a comprehensive resource that covers topics like financial support, non-profit organizations, and available care options that are in Arizona was created. 

 You can read more about our work here:

Our missions at is to help the elderly and their family fully understand the cost of long term care and the programs that can provide financial support. We have an online database of tools, references, and articles that cover topics like available care options, and free resources that are available in the State of Arizona. You can review our guide here:

 The Grand Canyon Synod is one of 65 synods in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The ELCA is a church of more than 4 million members who actively participate in God’s work in the world. We believe that we are freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor. There are approximately 89 congregations in the Grand Canyon Synod, including new mission starts. The territory of this synod is the State of Arizona; the counties of Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, and Nye in the State of Nevada; and New Promise Lutheran Church, in St. George, Utah.

For more information about the synod profile you can go to


2020 ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING, FEB. 16, 11:45am in our Sanctuary

Love of Christ members, staff and our Board will gather in the sanctuary for our annual meeting to celebrate and give thanks for the 2019 ministries and missions and the 2020 business of the church. The Annual Reports will be available *late January/early February in the Sanctuary and COC narthexes for you to pick up prior to the meeting.  You can also view and/or download the report by going to our website “” “What’s Going On”, “Special Events”, “Annual Report” when available.*


Job Opening at LOC!

Position Title:  Facilities Set Up – Part Time

Position Reports to: Ministry Staff: Dianne Oien

Description of Position:  To provide support for ministry program staff by setting up tables, chairs and rooms under the direction of ministry staff.

Work Activities: 

Sets up, takes down, and prepares rooms for ministry programs, special events, and worship services. 

Ensures campus’ and facilities’ readiness for weekly worship services; unlocks and opens doors, ensures accurate set ups of facilities.

Other job activities include; keeping the two storage areas for tables and chairs in order, cleaning garage where ministry items are stored in an as-needed basis and taking care of columbarium when required for memorial services.  

Additional time will be required during Lent, Advent, Christmas and Easter.


Must be able to lift 50-70lbs

Able to work scheduled hours on a flexible basis including weekends, Sunday mornings, evenings and holidays.

Skill in communicating & working with others (staff, ministry leaders and others)

Skill in working independently in an organized fashion; skill in establishing and meeting deadlines.

Contact Dianne Oien at 480-681-0941 or Pastor Steve at 480-681-0939 with any questions.

 Volunteer Opportunities – how can you help?

Volunteers needed for setting up and taking down of tables and chairs.   Mark Cloud, one of our facility set up staff, is leaving on January 31 due to health reasons.   We are in need of setups and take downs particularly on Wednesday mornings (two to three hour commitment) and either Friday or Saturday mornings to set up for worship in the COC (two to three hour commitment).  If a team of two could work together, then a shorter amount of time would be required.  Must be able to lift 50-70lbs.  If interested, please contact Dianne Oien at 480-681-0941 or


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