Special Announcements

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Arrangements for Josephine A. Dudek

by Dean Porzel

Josephine A. “Jay” Dudek (nee Dallio), loving mother of CELC member Michael (Natalie) Dudek, died on Saturday, November 9.   Visitation Friday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Saturday 10 a.m. from Thornridge Funeral Home 14318 S. LaGrange Rd., (Northbound traffic, U-turn permitted at 143rd St.), Orland Park to St. Michael Catholic Church Mass 10:45 […]

CONFIRMATION CLASSES

by Dean Porzel

CONFIRMATION CLASSES On Wednesday, November 20, we will meet for a mini-class at 4:45, pizza supper at 5:25, trip to Tinley Court Seniors Residence at 6:00 for singing and Thanksgiving visit. We will return to church by 7:20. Each student is to bring $5 for pizza and pop and gifts for 3 to 4 residents. […]

YOUTH EVENT

by Dean Porzel

YOUTH EVENT All LYTES and VOYAGERS are invited to join us next Sunday, November 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 for Turkey Ball. We will have pizza and dessert! Bring a friend and plan on joining us!

THANKSGIVING

by Dean Porzel

  WORSHIP SERVICES Thanksgiving Eve – Wednesday, November 27, at 11:00 a.m. Thanksgiving Eve – Wednesday, November 27, at 7:00 p.m. Holy Communion will be served at both services. (There will be NO SERVICE on Thanksgiving Day.) USHERS NEEDED Ushers are needed to serve at our two Thanksgiving Eve services, Wednesday, November 27, at 11:00 […]

LWML MITES

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 […]

CHRISTMAS EVE CHILDREN’S ORCHESTRA

by Dean Porzel

  Hey kids (7th grade and older)! Sign up to play for the Christmas Eve Family Service, Tuesday, December 24, at 4:00. Practice will be on Saturday, December 21, at 10:00. Please sign-up on the bulletin board by the gym.

SUNDAY SCHOOL PROGRAM PRE-SERVICE MUSIC RECITAL

by Dean Porzel

    Sunday School students are invited to participate in a music recital before the Sunday School Christmas Program, on Saturday, December 14. Please have your child select a religious Christmas song to play, and complete the form on the narthex table. Completed forms should be placed in the box outside of the Music Room […]

Celebrate the Sounds of Christmas Featuring Jonathan Beyer

by Dean Porzel

    On Friday, December 13th  at 7:00 p.m.  Christ Lutheran Church presents the famous baritone Jonathan  Beyer as he and others perform an evening of sacred and secular Christmas music . An evening not to miss.  Tickets to be sold after each service beginning on November 9th. Advanced tickets: Adult $20, at the door […]

2020-2021 PLANNERS

by Dean Porzel

A beautiful assortment of 2018-2019 planners have arrived! Check them out at the Book Shoppe counter or ask a member of the Ladies Aid for help. They are $2.00 each.

LOAVES AND FISHES

by Dean Porzel

    LOAVES AND FISHES is our monthly effort to collect food for area food pantries. During the month of September we collected 390 POUNDS of food! This month’s donations were given to St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Midlothian. Pick up your Loaves and Fishes this weekend and remember this important ministry when you do […]

CALLING ALL KIDS!

by Dean Porzel

  Our children’s music ministry is in need of more registered members! Please help us continue these wonderful programs. We are in need of kids for our JR. CHIMERS (Grades 2-8), CHERUB CHOIR (Grades K-4), and our YOUTH CHOIR (Grades 5-8). For more information, contact Sandra Knopp by email at sandraknopp@yahoo.com or in the Church […]

SUNDAY SCHOOL PROGRAM PRE-SERVICE MUSIC RECITAL

by Dean Porzel

Sunday School students are invited to participate in a music recital before the Sunday School Christmas Program, on Saturday, December 14. Please have your child select a religious Christmas song to play, and complete the form on the narthex table. Completed forms should be placed in the box outside of the Music Room or turned […]

MOMMY/DADDY & ME

by Dean Porzel

  MOMMY/DADDY & ME continues this Friday, September 20, from 9:30 to 11:30. The group meets downstairs in the classrooms. Sign-up forms are still available on the narthex table.  

LCMS NATIONAL OFFERING

by Dean Porzel

    Join the LCMS in participating in the 2019-2021 LCMS National Offering. All gifts received go directly to the mission of the LCMS to make known the good news of Jesus Christ, joy incarnate, to the world. A flyer is available on the narthex and gym tables if you would like more information, and […]

COLOR GUARD VOLUNTEERS WANTED

by Dean Porzel

  Veterans please join your fellow veterans in Posting Colors for special occasions at church. No experience is necessary. Training will be half an hour before the service. Proper attire will be a VFW or American Legion uniform or black slacks, white shirt and military hat/cap. There is a sign-up sheet on the table in […]

CLEWS REGISTRATION FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

by admin

CLEWS REGISTRATION FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR Registration packets are available in the CLEWS office or the Church Office. Only a few spots remain for both the THREE and FOUR programs! Enroll your child before all classes are full! Call Patti Bareither at 708-448- 2614 if you have any questions, or contact the CLEWS office directly […]

CALLING ALL KIDS!

by Dean Porzel

Our children’s music ministry is in desperate need of more registered members! Please help us continue this wonderful program. We are in need of: JR. CHIMERS: Grades 2-8. Practices begin Tuesday, September 12, in the sanctuary, 5:00 to 6:00. CHERUB CHOIR: Grades K-4. Practices begin Wednesday, September 13, in the music room, 5:00 to 5:45. […]

MILITARY BIBLES

by Dean Porzel

We have available Military Challenge Edition Bibles for our military family members and friends. Please take a copy from the table near the military photo board and give it to your service member. They are provided free of charge in appreciation for our service men and women. Should you wish to make a donation to […]

PRAYER SHAWLS

by Dean Porzel

Thank you to everyone who continues to crochet shawls for our Prayer Shawl Ministry. ► If you drop off a completed shawl in the Church Office, we ask you please put your name on it so we can thank you for your hard work and dedication to this ministry.

“JUST 3” – A CLASS AT CLEWS

by Dean Porzel

“JUST 3” – A CLASS AT CLEWS If your child missed the September 1 cut-off for 3-year old preschool, no need to worry!! Just after your child turns 3, they can begin the “Just 3” program at CLEWS…starting with a birthday celebration! This program will help your child develop social skills, build self-confidence, follow directions, […]

THE STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE

by Dean Porzel

THE STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE has so many ideas for growth, but we need YOU to make it happen! If you are a high school student who knows your way around a website (or you know someone who is!) we could use your help in keeping the church website updated. We are also always in need of […]

NOAH’S NURSERY

by Dean Porzel

NOAH’S NURSERY will be resuming after the first of the year when our new coordinator has an opportunity to recruit and train volunteers. In the meantime, two cry room areas with service on closed-circuit television are available for children and their parents who need to worship away from the sanctuary: downstairs in the northwest corner […]

FUNERAL INFORMATION

by Dean Porzel

FUNERAL INFORMATION Several copies of the “Funerals/Memorial Services at Christ Lutheran” packet that Pastor Ray has prepared for families with whom he ministers are available on the narthex table this weekend. If we run out, request a copy in the church office or at jamie@christlutheranorland.com

NEW CEMETERY SIGNS

by Dean Porzel

The cemetery has new signs at the entrance and exit driveways, also a one-way sign. The Cemetery Board is grateful to Dennis Smith, Dale Marsh and Mike Kut for their help installing them. Everyone is encouraged to drive there (located at 147th and 82nd Avenue) to see how neat and attractive our little church cemetery […]