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  First CRC Lynden

Through these pages you will get to know us a little better and our vision to spread a passion for the glory of God in Christ Jesus from generation to generation.  Whether you are new to Lynden, new to Christianity or just want to find out more about our church, we invite you to have a look around, feel free to contact us by phone or e-mail and visit us any time.  Our Sunday worship times are 10:30 AM and 6:00 PM.  Childcare is provided at the 10:30 AM service. 

Due to COVID-19 and gathering restrictions the council has cancelled both of our worship services, education classes, and all group gatherings until further notice.

* Please contact your group leader or see emails from the church office about specific meeting cancellations.

 

Sunday Worship Service Live Stream (10:30 AM PDT): https://c.streamhoster.com/embed/media/WxsdDd/mc8FcKJsixL/F9Dehoscddy_5?preview=1

* You are invited to follow along using the Order of Worship. 

 

If you are not able to join us live on Sunday mornings or if you would like to re-watch or share a service, past streamed services are available to view at the following link:  

https://c.streamhoster.com/embed/list/WxsdDd/mc8FcKJsixL/OFrOSgTsiln_2_1?preview=1  

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Latest Sermon

Last week I mentioned there are two key texts in the NT that teach us how to relate to those in authority over us, I Peter 2:11-17 and Romans 13:1-7. Last week I read I Peter 2, this week I read Romans 13 so you have in mind the context for my reflections. I am not naïve. I know preaching these texts especially in times like these can flush more birds than can be shot in one or two sermons. I know that some of you are saying, “But what about ….?” And “Yeah, but what about this or that?” I also understand that our context is very different. This is not first century Roman empire but twentieth century America. We are still living in a constitutional republic. And now add to all this, on Friday President Trump whacked the beehive by declaring all houses of worship open. Can he do that? Does his authority override governors? Does his authority override the elders of churches? Or parents in the home?

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