BLOOD DRIVE – SAVE THE DATE!

by Dean Porzel

A blood drive hosted by our Stephen Ministers and Heartland Blood Center will be held at Christ Lutheran Church on Sunday, October 1, from 9:00 to 1:00. Watch the bulletin for information on when sign-up will begin.

ATTENTION VETERANS

by Dean Porzel

Welcome to Orland-Palos VFW 2604! We are looking forward to offering you the many benefits that come with membership in our organization, as well as the camaraderie and friendships you will make. We represent all service branches, and our members have served in all of the nation’s military actions. With your participation we will continue […]

FREE HAIRCUTS

by Dean Porzel

  Christ Lutheran member and hairstylist Robin Hathaway is offering FREE back-to-school haircuts on Sunday, August 20, from 8:00 to 10:00 in the gym, for children in the congregation. Cuts will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Any donations will be given back to Christ Lutheran, so stop by next Sunday and get ready […]

The Season for Travel

by Dean Porzel

The Season for Travel      By Pete Schrank    Summer time is when we pack up the car or jump on a plane for the family vacation.  Some of us get to travel for business, or are retired and working on our travel bucket list.  Most people long for those adventures to faraway places.  […]

Michigan’s Little Bavaria

by Dean Porzel

Michigan’s Little Bavaria       By Barb Mazarakos       Frankenmuth, Michigan has long been known as “Michigan’s Little Bavaria”. Set about 300 miles from Christ Lutheran, Frankenmuth is a town known for having the World’s Largest CHRISTmas Store and delicious chicken dinners. But it also is a town with deep religious ties that are evident […]

There’s No Place Like Home

by Dean Porzel

There’s No Place Like Home      By Heather Green      “I am with you. I will watch over you everywhere you go. And I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” (Genesis 28:15)   In this issue of the newsletter […]

Stewardship Overview of Committees: What Do They Do? – Our Pastor

by Dean Porzel

Stewardship Overview of Committees:  What Do They Do?   Pastor   By Barb Mazarakos    Oh boy. Talk about a daunting assignment to write on. What does a Pastor do? I suppose I could provide you with a list of Pastor Ray’s current duties, but honestly? It wears me out just to read it. I […]

Pastor’s Corner for August

by Dean Porzel

Pastor’s Corner             Pilgrim Vacationing   I am writing to encourage vacations to be faithful pilgrimages. While trips to the Holy Land or Luther-land are “meet, right and salutary,” that’s not what I currently have in mind. Instead of making a vacation a vacation away from God’s house, trips can […]

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