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CLUSTERS MOMS OF MULTIPLES

by Louis

CLUSTERS MOMS OF MULTIPLES Clusters is a not-for-profit club formed to support and assist mothers of twins, triplets and more by allowing the opportunity to share information, advice and concerns regarding our children. Clusters meetings will take place on the second Wednesday of each month at Franklin’s Public House in Palos Heights. Every meeting is […]

SCOUT SUNDAY

by Louis

SCOUT SUNDAY We will celebrate Scout Sunday on March 3. Come celebrate with us at the 9:30 worship service. We will recognize Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts. Scouts – – wear your uniform, and you will be called to the front of the church prior to the Children’s Message. Patches will be given […]

JOY & PRAISE CONCERT & COFFEEHOUSE

by Louis

JOY & PRAISE CONCERT & COFFEEHOUSE On Sunday, February 24, beginning at 3:00, Christ Lutheran Church presents “Voices We Raise with Joy & Praise.” Please join Joy & Praise and individual solo artists for an afternoon of music and song. They will feature contemporary Christian music, and secular music, in a coffee house setting. Refreshments […]

NEW MEMBER WELCOME

by Louis

NEW MEMBER WELCOME On Sunday, February 24, during the 9:30 worship service, we will welcome new members received by Letter of Transfer and those who have completed our Faith & Congregation Seminar. A cake reception will follow in the Fireside Room.

YOUTH EVENT

by Louis

YOUTH EVENT All LYTES and Voyagers are invited to join us for laser tag at CMP Tactical Lazer Tag in Frankfort this Sunday, February 17. We will meet at church at 3:30. There is a $10 cost per person. We will return to church around 6:30 for a pizza dinner.

JR. CHIMERS

by Louis

We are looking for a few more chimers to complete our program. To join, your child DOES NOT need to read music. I will direct and teach the fundamentals of music to your child. Please let me know if your child is interested so I can plan ahead and prepare. Jr. Chimers will begin on […]

CEMETERY SPRING CLEANUP

by Louis

CEMETERY SPRING CLEANUP It’s time for the spring cleanup! Weather permitting, please remove all fall/winter decorations by March 15, before the landscapers start working at the cemetery. Stones, lava rocks, edgings, candles, wire holders, pottery, etc. that can be broken or caught in the lawnmowers is prohibited and should be removed. There is a sheet […]

SPECIAL MUSIC SCHEDULE

by Louis

SPECIAL MUSIC SCHEDULE Anyone interested in singing and/or playing an instrument for our worship services is asked to sign up on the schedule posted on the bulletin board by the gym. For more information, contact Sandy Knopp, 708-349-0431, x227.

CHOICE BAKERS THANKS

by Louis

CHOICE BAKERS THANKS The CHOICE Bakers wish to thank the many volunteers who participated in the recent cookie sale. We also thank our wonderful congregation for their very generous freewill donations, totaling $1,513. Along with a contribution of $287 from First Fruits, a total of $1,800 will be donated to Christmas Without Cancer. ~ The […]

SHROVE SUNDAY PANCAKE & BACON BREAKFAST

by Louis

SHROVE SUNDAY PANCAKE & BACON BREAKFAST The congregation is invited to this new youth event! We know you love the smell of bacon that the youth cook every month. This is your opportunity to enjoy pancakes and bacon. Fill up on this scrumptious breakfast before you possibly give up bacon for Lent. Breakfast will be […]

SUNDAY SCHOOL STAFF MEETING

by Louis

THE SUNDAY SCHOOL STAFF MEETING, originally scheduled for this Sunday, February 17, has been rescheduled to Sunday, March 3. The meeting is being rescheduled due to the Special Voter’s Meeting. We are sorry for any inconvenience, Karen and Linda

SPECIAL VOTER’S MEETING

by Louis

A SPECIAL VOTER’S MEETING will be held THIS SUNDAY, February 17, following the 11:00 church service. The purpose of this meeting is to vote for a candidate for the called Associate Pastor position. The meeting will take place downstairs in Fellowship Hall.

“VOICES WE RAISE WITH JOY & PRAISE”

by Louis

“VOICES WE RAISE WITH JOY & PRAISE” CONCERT & COFFEEHOUSE On Sunday, February 24, beginning at 3:00, Christ Lutheran Church presents “Voices We Raise with Joy & Praise.” Please join Joy & Praise and individual solo artists for an afternoon of music and song. They will feature contemporary Christian music, and secular music, in a […]

OWLS MEETING

by Louis

OWLS MEETING The OWLS will meet Thursday, February 14, at 10:00. Remember to bring your favorite appetizer to share for lunch! (No desserts needed – dessert will be provided.) We will have by a speaker from the Crisis Center of the South Suburbs, which provides programs and services for victims of domestic violence. The OWLS […]

GPS IN CHRIST: NAVIGATING THROUGH GRIEF

by Louis

GPS IN CHRIST: NAVIGATING THROUGH GRIEF We will now be meeting the FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH ONLY. Our next meeting will be Thursday, February 7, at 10:00. This is an ongoing support group; feel free to come at any time if you are grieving the death of a loved one. Questions may be directed […]

LUTHERAN WITNESS

by Louis

LUTHERAN WITNESS Don’t forget to renew your subscription or submit your new subscription to Lutheran Witness. The cost is $16.00, and an envelope is provided in your offering envelope packet. Deadline to subscribe is Sunday, February 17.

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.

LADIES AID / LWML

by Louis

LADIES AID / LWML The next meeting of the Ladies Aid and LWML will be our Christmas party on Wednesday, December 5, at 1:00. Ladies are reminded to bring their stocking with a donation for the Mittens & More tree, dues for 2019, and a $10 wrapped gift for the Crazy Bunco game. Everyone should […]

BOOK CLUB

by Louis

BOOK CLUB Our next meeting will be Tuesday, February 26, at 7:15, in the Fireside Room. Our book for February will be The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand, by Matt Gutman (postponed from January) . Our original book for February, Places Along the Way: Meditations on the Journey of […]

WOMEN’S SCRIPTURE AND PRAYER GROUP

by Louis

WOMEN’S SCRIPTURE AND PRAYER GROUP continues this Wednesday, February 20, with our study on the Book of Judges. For this week: Judges 4 and Psalm 32 in the Holy Bible and pages 14 and following in the book.

ADULT BIBLE STUDY

by Louis

SUNDAY ADULT BIBLE CLASS meets this Sunday, December 9, beginning at 9:30, with Pastor Ray Rohlfs serving as leader. Class meets in the office conference room.

STEPHEN MINISTRY

by Louis

STEPHEN MINISTRY The next Stephen Ministry meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 28, at 10:45, in the Fireside Room. Please let Gerry know if you will be unable to attend.

FAITH AND CONGREGATION CLASS

by Dean Porzel

FAITH AND CONGREGATION CLASS concludes this Thursday, February 8, from 7:00 to 8:30, in the office conference room. Pastor Rohlfs will lead the group in a study of Christianity from the Lutheran perspective and in an overview of congregational life, history, and building space at Christ Lutheran. A good review for current members, the class […]

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 […]

NEW STEPHEN MINISTER

by Louis

Next Sunday, January 21, during the 9:30 worship, we are blessed to commission Tammy Marr as a new Stephen Minister to Christ Lutheran Church. Stephen Ministers provide one-on-one, Christ-centered care to people experiencing grief, unemployment, hospitalization, loneliness, divorce, financial stress, terminal illness, and other life difficulties. We praise God for our new caregiver!

SUPPORT OUR HAITIAN MINISTRY

by Dean Porzel

  Stop by our tables in the Fireside Room following all services on Saturday and Sunday, December 16 and 17. The Haitian Christmas Market will have handmade Haitian artwork and crafts available for purchase. All proceeds will go to support our continuing efforts in Haiti.

† PASTOR LEDOGAR’S SERVICE

by Dean Porzel

If you would like to borrow a DVD copy of † Pastor Ledogar’s Homegoing Call to Glory Service, please sign the sheet and return the copy when you are finished. The DVDs and copies of Pastor’s service liturgy can be found on the bookshelves in the Fireside Room.

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 […]