Group Ministry

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by Dean Porzel

BOOK CLUB The next meeting of the Book Club will be Tuesday, September 29 (NOTE: fifth Tuesday), at 3:30, both in person and Zoom. We will be discussing Why Is That in the Bible? by Eric Bargerhuff. Published by Bethany House on August 18, 2020 (our most recent book ever read!). Available on Amazon.


by Dean Porzel

The word from the OWLS is that there will not be a Rummage Sale this year. We have limited storage and cannot accommodate holding any items until next year, so please do not bring any rummage treasures our way.


by Dean Porzel

    LWML MITES Thank you for your continued support of the vital mission work of the LWML by gathering your pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters! Our goal is $1,000 again this year. Please return your mite boxes to the designated purple box in the narthex and help us reach our goal! We appreciate your […]


by Dean Porzel

  Guests and regular guests are always most welcome here at Christ Lutheran! Recently, some regular guests have asked me about how to formally join the congregation. There are several paths to membership. For those who have current Lutheran membership, a Transfer request letter is asked for and sent from our church office to the […]


by Dean Porzel

Join the OWLS during the month of October, and get three months FREE membership! We would love to have YOU as a new member! Why not stop by our next meeting on Thursday, October 13, at 10:00 to see what we’re all about? Join us to hear our guest speaker discuss the topic, “Ageless Grace,” […]

Service Announcements

8:00 a.m. Outdoor Pavilion Worship will continue through the end of September. Communion
will be celebrated in the 8:00 service on the 1st and 3
rd Sundays of this month. The gymnasium
will be set up for worship should the weather become an issue. No pre-registration required
at this time.
Beginning on Sunday, October 4, the 8:00 Pavilion service will move indoor to Ledogar Hall
Gym and the Drive-up Communion will become Walk-up Communion, to be distributed
from stations in the Sanctuary and in Ledogar Gym on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays of the
month. Contact Pastor Ray if you have a need for ongoing Drive-up Communion.
9:30 a.m. Sanctuary Service will continue to be live streamed and involve in-person
worshipers with a limit of 80 total (sanctuary, narthex, and Fireside Room capacity). Communion will be
celebrated on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. No pre-registration required at this time.
Holy Communion will be offered:
8:00 a.m. every first, third and fifth Sunday of the month
9:30 a.m. every second and fourth Sunday of the month
Drive/Walk-up Communion every first, third and fifth Sunday of the month
from 10:50-11:30 a.m.
Worship capacity and hygiene (face coverings are required) will continue to follow state
recommendations. Both the gym, if it is used, and the sanctuary will be "air scrubbed" after
Please, if you have traveled to a virus hot-zone, please read and follow the Cook County
requirements for self-isolation. During that time, if you need help to connect with worship
remotely or by DVD, please contact Pastor Ray for assistance.
Videos of the services can now be found on our website and YouTube. Should a family member
or you want a DVD of the service, please contact the Church Office at 708-349-0431.