Welcome To Lutheran Church By The Lake

Lutheran Church by the Lake is located in McCormick, S.C. near Savannah Lakes Village and the beautiful Lake Thurmond…

NEW TO THE COMMUNITY OR READY NOW TO CONNECT WITH A CHURCH?

If you are new to the community and curious about churches nearby, we warmly invite you to come for a visit at Lutheran Church By The Lake. We are a welcoming community of Believers in Jesus Christ as our Redeemer, and our congregation is  a wonderful mixture of people of many different faith backgrounds. We truly appreciate the rich heritage from the variety of faiths, contributing to our understanding of God’s Word. Come share with us and learn from our Lutheran Heritage as well! All are welcome!

Did you know that Lutheran Church By The Lake now has a library?  The library is open to the community Monday-Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm.

         Stop by and enjoy this wonderful new community resource!

 

Be sure to watch for our announcement about beginning the wonderful tradition of having outdoor worship at Elijah Clark State Park again next year after Easter!

 If you have questions about worship at Lutheran Church By The Lake, please call the church office at 864-391-3000 or email:

LCBTL.worship@WCTEL.net  

The live-stream link for worship on-line is available just before 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. It is available later in the day and permanently on our Facebook and YouTube page!

https://www.youtube.com/user/LCBTL/featured

Lutheran Church By the Lake Worship Schedule : 

 

  • 9:00 a.m.  in he Sanctuary at Lutheran Church By The Lake 
  • 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary as well as live-streamed to the ARK and posted on our YouTube Page, Facebook page, and website.
  • Live stream by clicking: (or copy and paste in your browser) https://www.youtube.com/user/LCBTL/featured

All are invited to join us in worship at Lutheran Church By The Lake.

 

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 MASKS ARE OPTIONAL AT THE DISCRETION OF EACH INDIVIDUAL UNLESS THERE IS A DOCUMENTED SURGE IN CASES IN OUR AREA.

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  REGULAR SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP

 

9:00 a.m.  –  A more brief Liturgical Church Service with Holy Communion on the first and third Sunday of each month and Festival Sundays.

 10:30 a.m. – This is a traditional Liturgical Church Service with  Holy Communion served on the first and third  Sunday of each month and Festival Sundays. 

HOLY COMMUNION

We are very happy to announce that we have returned to receiving the sacrament of Holy Communion at the communion rail at the front of the church. Those receiving may kneel or stand, and will receive from a communion assistant or the pastor a wafer dispensed from a touch free device to your outstretched palm, followed by individual cups of wine (or grape juice in center of tray) also offered by communion assistants.  As always, if you are unable to come to the rail, please notify an usher and the pastor will bring the sacrament to you in your seat. 

 EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Bible Study opportunities continue. Remember to use your Prayer Journals!

 

  • Join us for Pastor Wayne’s Bible Study in the ARK on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 AM. 
  • ZOOM participation for this study is also available:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2797532159 
  • September 21, 2022 and the third Wednesday of each month at 2:00 in the ARK. This year, we will study the Book of Philippians and the topic of “JOY”! Women’s Bible Study
  • A special video and study series on “The Chosen”, learning about Jesus through the eyes of those who knew him. This series is in the ARK on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month in the ARK, and we welcome everyone in the community to join us!

Special Update:

The Call Committee has convened and all documents for the profile of LCBTL required by the Synod were submitted on August 1, 2022. The interview process has begun.. Please pray for this process, the Call Committee and their guidance by the Holy Spirit, and also the pastoral candidates considering this call.   

INTERIM PASTOR

We welcome Pastor Wayne Young to Lutheran Church By The Lake beginning March 20, 2022. Pastor Young will serve this congregation during the period of reflection and evaluation as we journey through the call process and call a new pastor.

Use of the ARK

The ARK Fellowship facility of LCBTL is available for rent by local groups who meet the church’s requirements regarding liability insurance, a nominal rental fee, and other parameters available by calling the church office at 864-391-3000. Council approval is required for all events.

MISSION STATEMENT: 

We are called as a community of faith to preach the Word,     administer the sacraments, and carry out God’s mission to our neighbors and the world.

We are a Stephen Ministry Congregation