This week at LLWC – January 21, 2024

Dear Life-Supporting Friend,

In the past two years, the right to abortion has been one of the most heated discussions in our country.
We rejoice that the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade in 2022. But this hasn’t stopped abortion; it simply placed the decision back into the hands of each state. While many states have chosen to stop abortions, we still recognize the awful tragedy that, on average, the lives of approximately 98 precious babies are ended every hour!
In response to the Supreme Court’s decision, the abortion industry nationwide has stepped up its efforts of promoting a culture of death by offering abortion as the smart answer to an unplanned pregnancy during an uncertain time. One of the best ways to stand against this evil is to come together and openly state “We support and defend the Sanctity of Human Life.”
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan issued a presidential proclamation designating the third Sunday of January as National Sanctity of Human Life Day. We are continuing that tradition by setting this day aside on January 21, 2024 as a day to pray for the end of the tragedy of abortion, ask for God’s mercy on our country for this heinous sin, and proclaim loudly that all lives are created in the image of God and should be treated as such.
Please join us on Sunday, January 21, as we declare the sanctity of all human lives and stand together to protect the lives of each and every unborn baby. “The Lord called me from the womb, from the body of my mother he named my name.” (Isaiah 49:1)
(Alliance for Life -Networking to create a culture of Life) 

In addition to a focus on the Sanctity of Human Life, this Sunday morning Pastor Andy will be starting a new message series called “The Blessed Life” – It’s a Matter of the Heart”.  He will be using material from Pastor Robert Morris. To get the most out of this message series purchase a copy of the best selling book The Blessed Life.  (Available used at amazon for about $3.00 + shipping )

Children will be prayed over after the music and then remain with their parents / guardians for the duration of the service.


    • Tithes and Offerings online:
    • TWO ADULT BIBLE STUDIES with Dave Carney:
      • Sunday at 10:00 AM
      • The Sunday 6:00 PM Bible study time is changing to Sunday from 12:45 PM to 2:15 PM on Sunday, January 21 and 28.
      • Bring your own lunch and stay for a one hour Bible study with Dave Carney in the Fellowship Hall — All are welcome!
    • Prayer Ministry:  Wednesday is Prayer & Fasting Day 5:00 PM Pre-service Prayer; 6:00 PM Prayer Meeting.


    • “Freedom Prayer” course begins Sunday, February 4 (for 8 weeks) 
      • Special Guest Pastor Dan Lamos … live via zoom.
      • Book: Free On The Inside by Holly Reicks …$10.00

      • For leaders and anyone wanting to grow.
      • 12:45 PM to 2:45 PM immediately following the morning service.
      • Bring your own lunch.
      • To register, contact Pastor Andy and/or sign up in the lobby ASAP!

    • Special guest Jennifer Hunt, Executive Director in Saranac Lake.
    • Sunday, February 4 in the morning service!
  • NEW EXCEL NORTH – District Church Health Conference for All Ages!
    • Leadership training for both pastors and lay people including children and youth!
    • “From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love” (Ephesians 4:16).
    • As the body of Christ, we believe in reaching all those who are far from God with the life transforming message of Jesus. We do this by all the ways we volunteer and serve within our local church. But just like Jesus, we must pray, refresh and recharge.
    • May we come together through Excel where we can share ideas, be refreshed, encouraged, celebrate wins and be challenged to dream of how we can reach one more at any cost!
    • Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 2, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
    • Fusion Community Church, 375 North Grand Street, Cobleskill, NY, 12043.
    • For more information, see:
    • “I tell you, love your enemies. Help and give without expecting a return. You’ll never—I promise—regret it. Live out this God-created identity the way our Father lives toward us, generously and graciously, even when we’re at our worst. Our Father is kind; you be kind (Luke 6:35-36 MSG).
  • Dress a Girl workshops:
    • January 27
    • February 10
    • March 9
    • April 13
    • Meet at 10:00 AM at the Tupper Lake Baptist Chapel (55 Lake St., Tupper Lake, NY 12986; enter by the side door). The mission of DAG is to show God’s little girls that they are loved, and to reduce human trafficking. You don’t have to be a seamstress to help with this project; there are plenty of ways that everyone can help! Soup will be provided for lunch. Contact Peg Mauer  ( with questions. See more information at: Dress a Girl.