Brothers and Sisters, For my family, the summer has brought a much-needed reprieve from many of the constraints of COVID. Parks, playgrounds, family bike rides—these are just a few of the ways we’ve enjoyed a somewhat “normal” existence without having to bother with masks, distancing, and the rest. Best of all, we’ve been able to gather with friends and family in the safety of the great outdoors. As the weather cools, getting together will

The following update comes from our Transition Team Chair, Kirsten Sittler: This fall, the Transition Team is hard at work with an ambitious schedule. It was almost a year ago that we started on the process to Explore, Encounter, and Envision God’s work at Village Church of Lincolnshire (VCL). Our first few meetings were a bit frantic as we had the looming deadline of Lee’s departure. During the Explore phase, we investigated and