TCCServes: Caroling

We have the opportunity to love on our community in a special way this Sunday, December 9th, singing Christmas carols in many of our assisted living facilities, as well as downtown on the square. 

We will meet here at TCC at 5:30 PM, and break into caroling teams. Your team will be given a caroling destination and caroling songbooks, and venture out together to bring songs of hope and Christmas cheer to our community. 

TCCKids will be providing children's programming for nursery- pre-K, so bring your little ones here, and we'll keep them busy while you serve! Afterward, meet back at TCC to pick up kiddos, and join us for a warm-up reception with cookies and hot chocolate!

We have several places expecting carolers this year, so please come out and help us spread some "Joy....to the World".

TCCKids Update

This month in TCCKids we are focusing on the birth of Jesus. The Preschool zones are celebrating His birth with a Birthday Bash every week. This Birthday Bash includes helping preschool kids think of what Jesus would want for His birthday. This past Sunday, Mandy and her volunteers talked to the kids about feeding God’s people, including a trip to our TCC food pantry for them to see how they can help those around them. Elementary kids are celebrating the birth of Jesus with a focus on compassion.  In Kids Church this past Sunday, elementary kids focused on John 3:16 and how God saw our greatest need and did something extraordinary about it!  

We are just one week in and I am excited for this month and the journey we get to go on with kids leading up to Christmas.  It’s the goal of TCCKids to help kids focus on the giving part of the season through the celebration of Jesus and the concept of compassion.  As always we invite parents to join us in this collaborative goal.  Here are two tools we are offering to help in that effort: 

1- Christmas Caroling.  TCC is hosting an evening of Christmas Caroling this Sunday (December 9). Meet us at the church at 5:30 pm.  Josh will have caroling books available, and we will create teams to go out in the community and spread Christmas cheer. This is an excellent opportunity to put into action what our kids are learning about throughout the month.  We encourage elementary kids to be involved and travel with their parents into the community.  Given the colder weather, nursery and preschool programming will be available at the church.  No sign up necessary just come this Sunday 5:30-7:30 pm.  

2- Stay connected. Just as Christmas caroling provides an opportunity for parents to continue our Bible lessons at home, we invite parents to be part of the lesson topics every day.  TCCKids invites parents to engage using the Parent Cue App.  The Parent Cue App is designed to help every parent do something each week to help move their child toward a deeper faith and a better future. You can read more about the purpose of the app as well as download it here.

Christmas at TCC

"When they [shepherds] had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them" Luke 2:17-18

Ever had a story that is just too good not to tell? My daughters always do. Often times they can't wait to tell two different stories at the same time. Their excitement at even the littlest of events in their lives is infectious. They are just bursting at the seams to tell the story. 

In Luke's account of the birth of Jesus, we find the shepherds to be in the same frame of mind. The angels have visited them and told them of Jesus' birth. They leave their flocks and hurry to find Jesus. When they've seen him, they go and start telling all who will listen to what has happened. I can only imagine their excitement at what had transpired.

A study performed by LifeWay Research shows that across the country, Americans are much more likely to attend church at Christmas time. When asked the question: “If someone you know invited you to attend church with them at Christmas, how likely would you be to attend?” Over half (57%) of respondents said they’d be likely to come.  

We have an opportunity during this Christmas season to be like the shepherds who spread the Good News of Jesus' birth. You don't have to preach a sermon or break down some complicated Biblical text. What if you just invited someone you know to church during the Christmas season? At TCC, we want to connect people to Jesus. That is not just the mission of the church or just the staff, it is the mission of all of the individuals who make up the church. And it's not just about the church's mission, it's what Jesus called us to do. 

We've armed you with a couple of resources to make this a bit easier. We have invitations at the Info Desk to help maybe just start the conversation. Also, we have a web page with all of the Christmas at TCC details in one place: www.troycc.org/christmas


Let us be like the shepherds from so long ago and spread the Good News of Jesus this Christmas season.

TCCServes: Night to Shine

Troy Christian Church is proud to be an official host church for the 2019 Night To Shine sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Night To Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs (ages 14 and older). This event is hosted worldwide by an estimated 700 churches around the world simultaneously on Friday, February 8, 2019

This will be the third year TCC has hosted this unforgettable event.  Night To Shine provides an amazing and enjoyable opportunity to serve and love those that are often forgotten or overlooked by many.  The event is not only unforgettable for our many honored guests but also for the many selfless volunteers that participate.  TCC is currently in need of over 250 volunteers for Night To Shine.  Our most significant and urgent need is for buddies.  Buddies are paired with an honored guest and will accompany them throughout the evening of February 8, 2019. There is a wide range of other volunteer positions available. Check out troycc.org/nighttoshine for more detailed information and to register as a volunteer.  

Night To Shine 2018 was amazing, check it out :




TCCServes Local: Giving Tree

The annual Giving Tree project begins this Sunday, November 18.  This TCCServes project started in 2014 with TCC adopting numerous members of the Riverside Developmentally Disabled community.  Every year the TCC family has been able to provide Christmas gifts to many individuals, with that number increasing each year.  Last year we provided gifts to over 30 people, and we hope to give even more this year. 

Riverside provides us with a list of gift requests consisting of two wants and two needs from each individual they have selected. As the gift requests start to pour in, I am humbled by many of the requests.  Each year in the category of “wants” there are requests made for socks, underwear, dish towels, soap and the like.  Items that I quite honestly view more as basic needs rather than wishes, wants or desires.  For the people we serve through the Giving Tree Project; however, these items are much desired.  The Giving Tree project is ideal for TCC in that we have the opportunity to simply love others well.  We may never meet or know the person who receives our purchased gift, and that’s what I love about this project!  It provides us with the opportunity to give a gift, express God’s love in an unconditional and straightforward manner.  The gifts that our congregation have provided in years past have truly brought joy to many individuals.  

Gift request tags are available this Sunday, November 18.  Take a moment before or after service to select a tag from one of the trees located on the sanctuary stage.  You are welcome to take as many tags as you wish.  We ask that you make one of the attendants know which gift request you are going to fulfill.  All gift tag requests need to be purchased, wrapped and returned by Sunday, December 16.  

The Power of Purpose

Dr. Joe Ellis is the author of a book entitled “The Church on Purpose.” Dr. Ellis is the former Dean of the Graduate School of the then Cincinnati Bible Seminary. He has authored many books on evangelism and spiritual growth and conducted Church growth seminars across the country.

In his book, he devotes a chapter to “The Power of Purpose.” In that chapter, he talks about bringing in an organizational consultant to help address a church growth issue. The consultant indicates that when he is brought in, he always asks two questions of people. Those questions are appropriate for us at Troy Christian Church in our quest for effective ministry. I have listed them below:

“What are you suppose to be doing?”

“ How well are you doing it?”

The first question deals with purposefulness- that is the clear and dominant sense of what one is supposed to accomplish. The second question deals with rationality-that is the intelligent, deliberate, reasoned actions that move effectively toward accomplishing that purpose.

We need to be able to answer the questions individually and collectively to determine the overall effectiveness of Troy Christian Church in our community. Our purpose statement indicates “Troy Christian Church exists to connect people to Jesus and help them grow to be more like Him.”

The key question remains, and that is "how well are you doing it?". One of the best ways to attempt to answer the question is to look at your calendar and determine where you are spending the bulk of your time. Are you concentrating on activities that support the question, "what you are supposed to be doing?". Are you too busy with other “things” to get to your true purpose? Sometimes we get so busy doing “Ministry Stuff” that we forget to do Ministry.

Dr. Ellis’s book is a good reminder of priorities and also the simplicity of our earthly mission. It does a great job of pointing out the Power of Purpose!

Purposefully serving Him with you, Connecting Others to Jesus. 

TCCServes Local: Sweet Dreams Project

"Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us," Ephesians 3:20 (KJV)

The seed of an idea was planted in the heart of one of our Women's Ministry leaders, and God produced a harvest exceedingly abundantly more than we ever planned. The Soul Sisters Sweet Dreams project kicked off in September with a goal to provide new pillows and pillowcases for clients at Franklin House (a local family abuse shelter) so that when they leave the shelter, they can take something comforting with them to their new residence. Could we collect 50 pillows and 50 pillowcases?? God laughed and thanks to the generosity of our TCC church family, Franklin House received 125 pillows and 125 pillowcases! Even though we are no longer collecting at the church, ladies may sew during the cold winter months and give donations directly to Jan Gillespie or contact her at 937-974-6409 for pick up. Thank you TCC family for your generosity. To God be the glory!!

Honoring our Veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day, we wanted to take a moment to honor some of our oldest veterans.

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Fern (Caplinger) Metcalf:

  • Fern enlisted in the Navy in 1943 as a WAVE with the job of Pharmacists Mate 1st Class.

  • She came from a small town in Indiana and her experience in the Navy was exciting, but highly regimented. She said she would get up in the morning when her sergeant told her to, go to training and eat chow when they told her to, and then go to sleep when they told her to. All of this was quite foreign to a 20-year old out in the world for the first time.

  • Just like many of the WWII Veterans one might talk to, Fern says while in the Navy she just did her job.  As a Pharmacists Mate 3rd Class, she took temperatures and the pulses of the 30 patients on her ward.  She gave them baths, back rubs and served them meals.  She also gave them shots and dispensed medicines.  She did all of this with the help of only one other nurse on her floor.

  • She would sometimes say that it would sound like she was griping, but this was just reality.  “It was tough at times, but we kept our chin up as we were doing our part in keeping America-America.”

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Warren T. Thompson:

  • Warren served as a Corporal in the Infantry during WWII. Because he was a little younger, he didn’t get into the war until it was close to the end.

  • His job, once he got to Europe (which was quite an experience for a boy from the hills of West Virginia), he worked his way through Germany and ended up in Czechoslovakia where he was detailed to guard a train depot with his squad.  He and his guys were on one side of the depot and Russian troops were on the other side.

  • When you talk to him about his time in the service, he, too, says he was just doing his job.  Nothing special.

Fern’s and Warren’s stories are typical of the millions of men and women who have stepped up since the Revolutionary War and taken on the roles of defenders of our freedoms and our country. When the enemies of freedom and faith threaten us, we have called on people like Fern and Warren to leave their homes and families to fight these battles for us.  Isaiah (8:6) says, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?  Then I said ‘Here am I!  Send me.’”

Veteran’s Day is a special day set aside to honor people like Fern and Warren and others who have said “Here I am.  Send me.” So let us honor them and the other Veterans in our church family who have served and helped to maintain our way of life and the freedom to worship our Lord as we see fit.

TCCServes: Night to Shine Boutique

With Night to Shine looming in just 3 short months, now is the time of year things start really ramping up in preparation for this awesome event. As you may be aware, last year we decided to launch a boutique to go along with Night to Shine. Because of generous donations and a lot of volunteer sweat, a few weeks before the event we were able to open up the doors and invite in the participants to shop for their formal wear.  This year, we want to do it again.  

Writing these things is never easy for me. And in this case, for two reasons. One, I’ve been asked to let this be personal (if I feel so inclined) and two, I’m going to ask for help.  Two of the most natural things for me to do.  (If you know me at all, you know I’m not serious about that last statement.)  And here’s the thing, friends. I tried to write this without making it personal, but I just can’t, because it is incredibly personal. And as such, there’s no way I can avoid asking you to share my passion for this….and that’s where the request for help comes in.  

The dynamic here is that we are serving a community that may never be able to repay us and I think that is exactly as it should be. This is the epitome of being Jesus to those around us!  Allow me to paint a picture for you regarding last year’s boutique. We had to prepare to serve a couple hundred people, so we gathered more than enough. The team’s prayer going into the event was that we would have the appropriate styles and sizes to suit our participants and that no one would leave empty-handed.  Can I just tell you how God showed up for that?  We had around 20 "shoppers," and while some of them were super psyched, some of them were clearly skeptical.  We fielded quiet questions from caregivers (‘Is this really free? Because we don’t have the money to pay you for this’).  We watched as each lady or gentleman came out of the fitting room, some strutted their stuff, some appeared sheepish- a little embarrassed to be attracting so much attention.  Some found the “right” outfit in one try, and others enjoyed (or not, really, depending on the individual) an elaborate trying-on of nearly every article in his or her size.  All but one person left with an outfit that looked as if it had been made for him or her.  No hemming and no adjusting necessary, and not one compromised on what he or she felt confident in.  If you’ve ever done formal wear shopping, you know alterations are almost always necessary, and you may not find that exact “look” you were going for. The fact that this went so seamlessly… that, folks, is nothing short of divine intervention!

So about those 20-ish people. As Christians, I think we sometimes fall into the trap of believing our efforts can be measured in their worth to the Kingdom by the number of our turnout.  From a business standpoint, I suppose that makes perfect sense. But from my perspective, that evening of serving the few, was just as God had intended.  Perhaps this year we will have more; perhaps less. But I can assure you I would do it all over again—happily and joyfully—for far fewer a number.  Because to create an atmosphere of joy and love, and to know it isn’t about me or how it makes me feel, cannot be measured in the number of people who came.  It can only be measured by the effect sharing God’s love can have on a person that may never be able to repay us.  That, my friends, is priceless. That is our purpose.  

So, please, consider donating items you may no longer have a use for.  For me, I know that can be challenging.  Formal wear is expensive!  And “what if” I get another chance to get some use out of it? Well, I have chosen to believe that as God is using me to provide for others, so He will provide for me should the need arise.  If you’d like to see those items put to good use, consider volunteering for a shift. The boutique will take place on January 11, 2019 from noon-6pm, here at TCC.  Contact Amber Bellamy with any questions.  Amber.bellamy@gmail.com

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TCC Women's Christmas Dinner

TCCWomen's Annual Christmas Dinner is coming up soon! Mark your calendars and plan to join us Saturday, December 8th at 6:00pm for a fun, interactive, dinner theatre. There will be great food, laughter and a reminder of how God "knocked on the door" of His only Son to send Him to begin His journey in a manger, and how He now knocks on the door of our hearts. Sign-ups will continue on November 11th and 18th at the info desk. 

TCCServes Globally: Syverson Ministry Update

On the move...

“They say Aslan is on the move—perhaps he has already landed.”  These words mark a turning point in CS Lewis’s classic novel, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

     This is also how we are feeling here in Pachuca.  We named our newly launched ministry school after those words..."On the Move" because we feel that GOD is really on the move here in Mexico and we want to be a part of all that HE is doing.  

 
      We started the "On the Move" school on September 17th.  We have a staff of 4 (Greg, Vicki, Juandi and Monica), 5 full-time students and 14 night class only students.  We have a new (visiting) teacher coming in every week to teach on a different subject.  
     We have classes for the school 3 nights a week and then an additional night we open up for the church and community to attend a class by the same teacher.   We take our full-time students to do weekly ministry in a nursing home and also to do evangelism and outreach in neighborhoods and outside schools.  
     So far the teaching and ministry to the students has been amazing!  We have seen such transformation in their lives in the past 3 weeks  Can't wait to see what more GOD planned!

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In addition to our school (which is 6 days a week with classes and ministry time), we are also still involved in the ministries of the Nueva Vida (New Life) church.  We are also helping to prepare a new team of people from Nueva Vida to launch a church plant on November 18th.  These are exciting times!   Please join us in praying for unity among the churches and REVIVAL in Pachuca!  

Thank you for your partnership in the ministry!  It makes more of a difference than you could EVER know this side of eternity! 

Blessings,  
Greg & Vicki Syverson

Trunk or Treat Recap

On October 19, we welcomed about 500 people from our community for Trunk or Treat.  We, as a church, were able to serve and love on our community through a free meal and family-friendly activities.  We gave away 804 hot dogs, 620 bag of chips and about 17,000 pieces of candy. And all while the large number of guests, food, and candy is impressive the more impressive part for me is everything our church family pulled off.  In just a 3 week window this church stepped up to lead and volunteer for our community.  We received the largest candy donation we ever have for this event.  A lot of work and man hours went into the prep, and it showed!  Over 80 different individuals stepped up to man inflatables, decorate their trunks, apply temporary tattoos, hand out the popcorn, serve food and more!  TCC family, Thank you!  You are what made Trunk or Treat a success! In addition to the 80 plus volunteers that helped the night of the event, there were team leads that handled all the prep work and volunteer communication for each area offered at Trunk or Treat.   A special thank you to Melissa Goad, Bob Bright, Jim & Diana Morlan, Emily Dodd, Danny Miller, Morgan Wellspring, Amber Bellamy, and Mandy Beatty.  

Since Trunk or Treat, we have received multiple messages of gratitude and appreciation from our guests. That is all because of our church family stepping up and being the church to our community.  Thank you for being a part of #tccserves and making Troy a little bit better. 

Check out a brief highlight of the event:

Colossians

This past week we began a series on the letter to the Colossians. It is a short but powerful letter to a young church learning what it means to follow Jesus. We covered chapter 1 where we learned that it’s all about Jesus; His life, His death, and His resurrection! 


With 3 weeks left in this series, this would be a great time to read through Colossians. As much as I would want to hit every topic and verse, we simply don’t have the time. How wonderful would it be if our whole family was reading through the same book together for the next 3 weeks?! Below is a video to help paint the picture of what Colossians is about, and give some more details to the parts we won’t get to on Sunday morning.

TCCServes Globally: Hurricane Michael Relief

As you probably know, Hurricane Michael caused immense damage along the panhandle of Florida a week ago. People have lost their homes, their possessions, and unfortunately, some lost their lives. A simple Google search will show you exactly how devastating this hurricane was. 

As the body of Christ, we are called to help and love those around us and those who are in need. With this in mind, we will be collecting a special offering this Sunday to help with the relief efforts in Florida. We will be working with IDES who specializes in these sorts of situations. Would you prayerfully consider how you could be part of showing love to people who have lost everything? 

TCCServes Local: Clothing Giveaway

And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. Hebrews 13:16

Most of us are far more blessed than we realized. We have a roof over our heads. We were able to eat a meal today. We have a fancy device, on which, we can read this article. However, this isn't the case for everyone in Troy. There are those who are struggling to make ends meet. They find it difficult to put food on the table and meet basic needs. 

This past Saturday it was awesome to see our church step up and help meet the basic need of clothing for some in our community. We had people lining up at the door at 8:30am, the clothing giveaway began at 9am. We were able to send out 119 bags of clothes home with those who are in need. It was a beautiful picture of what Jesus calls His church to be: loving, generous and kind. 

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It was also a blessing to see those who volunteered for the event. It's no small undertaking to be able to do this event. We had people help get the clothing to the church, sort it and set it up on tables. We had those who were here Saturday morning to help keep the tables straightened up. We had volunteers helping our guests find what they needed. In many cases, they also helped carry the bags to their vehicles. A major "Thank You" to our volunteers who stepped up for this event! Thank you for serving our community!

TCCGathers: Harvest Banquet

When TJ and I lived and ministered in North Carolina, we were incredibly blessed to be adopted by an elder and his family, Eric and Yvonne Craver.  There is a long list of blessings the Cravers provided us with, but there is one I often think about.  Every Thursday evening Eric, Yvonne, their son Justin, TJ, Ike, and I would all enjoy a family dinner at Granny and Papa’s house.  Often times we were joined by other cousins or friends.  This weekly tradition was not only beneficial for the delicious home cooked meal, but for the atmosphere of belonging that it provided! 

Thursday evening dinners around that table are some of my most fond memories of North Carolina.  Sometimes I just needed to sit, relax, enjoy food and be surrounded by friends and family.  Do you think you could benefit from that atmosphere as well? 

On November 4 TCC is inviting you and your family to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a family meal.  Our annual TCC Harvest Banquet is taking on a different, more relaxed feel this year.  We simply just want to be together.  We’ll sit together, eat together, relax together and enjoy just being together. 

Make plans to join us at our family dinner on Sunday, November 4. We’ll meet on the TCC campus from 5:30-7:30 pm.  If you are interested in bringing a dish to share, please visit troycc.org/harvestbanquet

TCCServes Local: Trunk or Treat

For the past several years TCC has hosted a community trunk or treat event. That annual event is taking place 16 days from today. On October 19 from 6-8pm we are hoping to host hundreds of individuals from our community. The goal of trunk or treat is to provide a free, fun and safe environment for families during the Halloween season. Trunk or treat is a TCCServes event, and we need all of you to help us pull it off!

Here’s how you can join our efforts:

Donate candy- we need about 9000 pieces of individually wrapped candy. Please bring your donations to the info desk by Sunday, October 14

Pray- no matter what level of prep, organization, and effort we pour into this, it can only be a success if God is in it and provides for us. Please pray for perfect weather, God‘s provision, the volunteers and the safety of all in attendance.

Volunteer- there are many different areas to serve the night of. Check out troycc.org/trunkortreat for a full list and to register!

Anyone interested in this TCCServes event is invited to join an Informational Meeting this Sunday, October 7 at 10am in room 202. We will share more info about the event, along with dedicating some time to pray over the event.

TCC Family, I’m excited to see what God does through this event and hope you join us in the adventure!

www.troycc.org/trunkortreat

TCCMen: Campfire at the Cabin

The 13th Annual Campfire at the Cabin will be Saturday, October 27, 5 – 8:30pm at 1350 E. Peterson Road, Piqua. Men, you are invited to enjoy an evening of food, fun, and Godly fellowship at the Roeth family cabin. Nestled on the creek bank, the campfire at the cabin provides a peaceful setting for the soul. Brick Oven Pizza will be provided. Bring a favorite dish or snack to share. Food will start being served around 6:00 pm, with a fireside program around 7:30. Come as early as 5:00pm and enjoy a walk along the creek and some fellowship with Christian brothers. Co-Sponsored by the Men’s Ministries of Troy Christian Church and True-Life Community Church

TCCServes Local: Clothing Giveaway

For most of us the statement “I have nothing to wear” is simply an exaggeration. Our closets and drawers have no lack of actual clothes, even ones that fit, it is merely a statement that what we have is not necessarily what we might want or like. However for some in our community, the idea of having little or nothing to wear is not hyperbole, it is a reality. 

Poverty or need is not limited to third world countries or run-down sections of inner cities. Need is found in the single mother who has three kids and works multiple jobs just to try and provide the basics for her children. A need is found in the veteran who since returning has had challenges returning to civilian life yet has insufficient programmatic help to deal with it. The need might be found with the couple who, without warning, lost jobs, the elderly man who has made due with little all his life or the family who moved from another place hoping for a better life only to find a continued struggle. 

Need comes in all forms, shapes, colors, and sizes. 

That is why for over a decade TCC has hosted clothing giveaways. We take in donations from our church family and community and provide an opportunity for individuals to come and pick what may be helpful to them. And once again on October 6, 2018, we are stepping up to help those in need.

All those scenarios I listed above? Those are not made up. Those are real stories that I have seen with my own eyes. And for so many this event serves as a much-needed bit of assistance. For us, however, it is just another way we try to connect people to Jesus. 

The Importance of Community

This coming weekend my daughter, Rigley, will turn a year old.  Rigley was due to arrive the beginning of November last year, but due to some medical concerns, she was born 6 weeks early, at the end of September. The week leading up to Rigley’s birth date is what TJ and I refer to as “The Whirlwind Week.” The four days preceding Rigley’s birth TJ and I were sent to the hospital every day, not knowing if the day would conclude in us welcoming our second child or being sent home to rest. Although our whole family was in a state of chaos, we still felt an immense state of peace.  God answered our pleas of comfort and peace through our TCC family.  In the midst of a whirlwind of emotions and fears, our TCC family immediately stepped in and helped provide peace. The TCC staff, without question, covered my tasks and responsibilities in the office. Ministry team leaders removed every burden or thought I had about children’s ministry logistics. Volunteers covered every base and served above and beyond their normal responsibilities. A fellow mom put herself on standby for whatever need may arise for Ike.  Our small group rallied around us, prayed for us, encouraged us, fed us and loved us without prompt or condition.  

“The Whirlwind Week” resulted in a very strong, healthy, and beautiful girl entering our family.  TJ, Ike and I marveled at the kindness God chose to show us. The abundant outpouring of love did not cease from our TCC family either. During Rigley’s NICU stay, we had many visitors, calls, texts and needs met by our church family.  I was encouraged and could feel the many prayers being lifted up on behalf of our family.  

A year later, I find myself reliving the moments and emotions surrounding the arrival of our daughter and TCC family, you are a large portion of that story. When reflecting back on the experience, I am reminded more of peace, love, and hope rather than the fear, pain, and worry. Philippians 4:7 says, “Then God’s peace will watch over your hearts and your minds. He will do this because you belong to Christ Jesus. God’s peace can never be completely understood.” Family, thank you for allowing God to use you to provide peace.  I am humbled by the love you showed and continue to show me and my family.  I am honored to serve alongside my TCC family. 


TCC believes that life change happens best in smalls groups and that we are all better together.  We desire for each person to experience community in small groups.  If you are interested in finding out more check out troycc.org/tccgroups