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by Dean Porzel

         On Saturday and Sunday, August 24 and 25, we have the opportunity to support Collin Sterling with a door offering for his Eagle Scout project. Collin is working with our Trustees to repair and refurbish the church sign in the south parking lot. Collin will be at all services that weekend […]


by Dean Porzel

We will return to our regular worship schedule beginning Sunday, September 8. Services will be held on Saturday evenings at 5:00, and Sunday worship will be at 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00, with Sunday School/ Youth Loft/Adult Class during the 9:30 hour.

Honoring the Saints    

by Dean Porzel

  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 […]


by Dean Porzel

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 Dean Porzel

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 Dean Porzel

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 Dean Porzel

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.  […]

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