Special Announcements

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LWML MITES

by Dean Porzel

  Give your pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters (mites) in the mite boxes for mission work through the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. These boxes will be collected during Lent and Holy Week in the large purple/white box in the narthex.

EASTER BREAKFAST

by Dean Porzel

LYTES, Voyagers, and parents are needed to help us prepare and serve Easter breakfast. We will be preparing breakfast on Saturday, April 20, from 10:00 to 12:00. Please bring a donation of fresh fruit. We will have two shifts on Sunday, April 21, to help with cooking, serving, and clean-up from 6:30-9:00 and 8:00-10:30. Please […]

OWLS EVENT

by Dean Porzel

Are you weary of winter? Tired of ice and snow? Don’t worry about planning an expensive trip to the islands….the OWLS are bringing the Royale Polynesian Revue to perform at Christ Lutheran Church! Enjoy Polynesian costumes, music and dance, and a delicious catered lunch. This event will be held on Thursday, May 9, at 11:00 […]

OWLS ANNIVERSARY LUNCHEON

by Dean Porzel

The OWLS will be celebrating 28 years of fellowship and service with an Anniversary Luncheon on Sunday, May 5, at Jenny’s Steak House (11041 Menard Avenue, Chicago Ridge). OWLS members and their guests may purchase tickets for $21 per person, due by April 28. Please see Diane Linkowski for tickets.

OWLS NOTES

by Dean Porzel

 28th Anniversary Dinner at Jenny’s Steak House on Sunday, May 5 ($21 per person).  Royale Polynesian Revue on Thursday, May 9, at 11:00 ($22 per person).

YOUTH ORCHESTRA

by Dean Porzel

    YOUTH ORCHESTRA Hey kids (5th Grade and older)! Sign up to play in the Easter Family Service Youth Orchestra, Sunday, April 21, at 9:00 a.m. There will be one practice on Saturday, April 20, at 10:00. Please sign up on the bulletin board by the gym.

USHERS NEEDED FOR HOLY WEEK

by Dean Porzel

     Ushers are needed for the Maundy Thursday, April 18, and Good Friday, April 19, 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. worship services. A sign-up sheet is located on the narthex table.  Ushers are also needed for the 6:30 Sunrise Service and the 9:00 Family Service on Easter Sunday, April 21. There is […]

DIRECT BURIALS AT ABRAHAM LINCOLN CEMETERY

by Louis

DIRECT BURIALS AT ABRAHAM LINCOLN CEMETERY The 2019 dates for direct burial at Abraham Lincoln Cemetery are Tuesday, January 8, Thursday, April 11, Friday, July 12, and Monday, October 21, 2019. All services begin at 9:00a in Shelter C. The public is invited to attend.

CLEWS REGISTRATION FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

by Louis

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 […]