On Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, at all worship services, we will recognize graduates from high school, college and graduate school. Graduates will be invited forward for a prayer and acknowledgment. Fill out the form on the table in the narthex and return it in the offering plate or to the Church […]
MIRACULOUS MISSION – Jesus Saves the World June 17 – 21, 2019, 9:00a to NOON SUMMER SERVANTS NEEDED Sign up to be a SUMMER SERVANT for VBS 2019! We need ALL of you – adults and teens – to help in many different areas! So sign up today to volunteer! Teen servants will be […]
By Barb Mazarakos “Saints” are not something that many would associate with the Lutheran church in the same way that we do with our Catholic and Orthodox brothers and sisters. We don’t elevate them to a higher “position”, or offer prayers to them as intercessors to God. As Lutherans we are taught that we […]
Honoring her cousin Sharon’s memory, CLC member Sandie Falco is collecting desperately needed school supplies. These supplies will be distributed first to the children of unemployed and underemployed members and friends of the Christ Lutheran congregation; any additional supplies will be divided between the Orland Township and Sanctuary Lutheran Church (Manhattan). Items can be deposited […]
Setting a Strong Foundation By Barb Mazarakos January 22-28, 2017 marks National Lutheran Schools Week throughout the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Education has been a firm priority for the LCMS since it began back in 1847 with just 12 congregations and 14 schools. What a blessing it is then that in […]
Fishers of Men By Ray Delcourt Legend tells the story: A boy is on the beach tossing Starfish back in to the ocean one at a time. There are thousands of them on this beach. The young boy just keeps picking one up and heaving it into the watery abyss. An old man from […]
Voters Meetings: Why Do We Need Them? By Peter Schrank Individual LCMS Churches are led by their members, not by a larger diocese or administrative body. We do not have Bishops and Archbishops to oversee the administration of church matters. What this means is that Lutheran Churches are required to have essential semiannual voters meetings. […]
Sic enim dilexit Deus mundum ut Filium suum unigenitum daret ut omnis qui credit in eum non pereat sed habeat vitam aeternam. Omnis enim quicumque invocaverit nomen Domini salvus erit. Et ait faciamus hominem ad imaginem et similitudinem nostram et praesit piscibus maris et volatilibus caeli et bestiis universaeque terrae omnique reptili quod movetur in terra.