ALTER GUILD2023-03-04 09:07:02
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ALTAR GUILD Altar Guild is a lay ministry to
serve God in His house by preparing the Sanctuary for worship, maintaining
and caring for the communion ware, altar linens, paraments, and serving the
clergy and the parish. Altar Guild also changes the banners in the sanctuary
and handles the arrangement of flowers. If you would like to be part of this
ministry team, please contact the Church Office. Training will be provided.
THANK YOU2023-03-04 09:04:22
Thank you to everyone who purchased sub sandwiches to support our youth! We raised
$1,624 to fund future youth group events. We are blessed by God with awesome youth and families
and an extremely generous and supportive congregation! Thank you so much!
ASSISTANCE NEEDED2023-02-25 12:40:24
A CLC family needs assistance in their Orland Park home for (approx.) four
weeks on Mondays and Tuesdays (1:00 to 4:00 preferred). Must be able to lift heavy boxes and go
up and down stairs. $20/hour. For more information, please call Barb at 630-400-1069.
THANK YOU2023-02-18 10:27:17
➢ The Golden Bridges Committee would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to the congregation for
their donations of items needed for the food pantry closet for our Golden Bridges recipients.
We appreciate your generosity!
➢ Thank you to the generous congregation we are a part of here at Christ Lutheran Church! The
Voyagers & Lytes Superbowl Sub Sandwich fundraiser was fantastic…spending time together
prepping and then being able to present the subs to everyone after the services! From our
hearts to yours, Thank You!!
As stewards, we believe that God gives us all that we need for this life and that we manage, rather
than own, our earthly blessings. Please pray about God’s gifts and decide in your heart what you
will return to the Lord.
We offer a number of ways you can support CELC on an ongoing basis: CLC website donation page, ACH bank withdrawal, offering envelopes or you may simply scan the QR code to be taken to our website donation page.
For more information, contact the Church Office. Thank you for your continued
UNUSED CHRISTMAS CARDS?2023-02-04 21:09:36
The Beecher Amvets Post #67 is looking for donations of unused Christmas cards with envelopes so they can mail them to our troops in early December.
CLC member, RaeAnn James belongs to the Ladies Auxiliary and Amvets Post #67 in Beecher.
Last year they were able to send out over 12,000 Christmas cards to the troops. Donations can
be dropped off in the Church Office.
FAMILY MINISTRY NEEDS YOUR HELP2023-02-04 21:06:54
FAMILY MINISTRIES is still collecting new or gently used Legos, family/kids board games, pop-its
and fidget toys for future events. Donations can be dropped in the designated box in the Fireside
Stephen Ministers2023-01-15 10:19:14
ARE YOU GOING THROUGH A DIFFICULT TIME? Stephen Ministers are members of our
congregation who listen, care, encourage, and provide emotional and spiritual support to people
who are facing a crisis or going through tough times. The care you’ll receive is confidential,
free, and very helpful. To learn how you – or a friend, neighbor, coworker or relative – can
receive care, talk to Pastor Chuck or Stephen Ministry Leader Carl Jancik (708-334-5608).
ERIN OLMSTED SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION DRIVE2023-01-08 12:43:23
If you would like to make a
donation (through January 30), checks should be made payable to The Erin Olmsted
Scholarship Fund and mailed to: The Erin Olmsted Scholarship Fund, 15336 Teebrook Drive,
Orland Park, 60462, or donate on-line with a credit card at www.erinsaaimforchange.org.
Information/donation brochures are located on the Fireside Room table.
RIDE ASSISTANCE NEEDED2022-12-11 10:46:06
A CLC member is in need of someone to drive her to and from
appointments. Palos Hills area. If you are able to assist, please contact the Church Office.
CHURCH UPGRADES2022-11-13 12:17:10
We are asking for your support to fund two projects here at the church:
- A handicapped-accessible path from the south parking lot across the grassy median.
- The installation of new speakers in the Narthex and Fireside Room.
The total cost to complete these projects is $4,000. At this time, $2,000 is still needed. Please
consider a donation to these specific projects. Checks can be made payable to Christ Lutheran
Church, with “church projects” on the memo line.
LOAVES & FISHES2022-10-09 11:34:42
LOAVES & FISHES Thank you for your donations to Loaves & Fishes. During our recent ingathering,
we collected 695 POUNDS of food. These donations were given to St. Stephen Lutheran Church in
Midlothian. Please remember this important program when you shop.
QUILTERS If you can tie knots, cut or measure fabric, or even sew, we would LOVE to have
you join us to make quilts for Lutheran World Relief. We meet each Tuesday from 9:00 to
12:00 (including a time-out for “coffee and” of course). Please come!
QUILTERS resumes this Tuesday, January 10, at 9:00.
THE BANNER COMMITTEE and Coupons2022-09-04 11:25:22
THE BANNER COMMITTEE is in need of coupons for Jo-Ann Fabrics. If you have extra
coupons that you will not use, please bring them to the Church Office. Thanks in advance!
Music Ministry2022-08-30 07:43:17
Registration for Sunday School2022-08-19 15:27:43
JOIN OUR MUSIC MINISTRY PROGRAM2022-08-13 13:43:12
JOIN OUR MUSIC MINISTRY PROGRAM Under the direction of Sandra Knopp, you are invited
to join one of the Christ Lutheran music programs: Christ Choir, Youth Choir, Cherub Choir, Joy
& Praise, Handbell Choir, Jr. Chimers, Youth Orchestra, or Special Music for worship. Music
Appreciation Sunday will be held next Sunday, August 21. Make your life a song to God.
For information or questions, please contact Sandy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (708) 349-
0431, x 227.
SPORT CAMP & ART CAMP2022-07-24 11:56:46
SPORT CAMP & ART CAMP have been postponed until the fall.
MISSION HAITI2022-07-16 10:55:40
The Haitian Lutheran Mission Project has merged with Mission Haiti in Davie
FL in order to continue serving the Jeremie District of Haiti. Over the past 16 plus years, your
donations provided food, clean drinking water, new/clean clothing, eyeglasses, medical
attention, medications, school supplies, school buildings, desks, vehicles and friendship to the
Jeremie District. Please keep in mind that your entire donation to the Haitian Lutheran Mission
Project (now Mission Haiti) is spent to meet the needs of the very poorest people in Haiti. The
funds are not sent through a third-party organization and there are NO administrative costs.
The teams pay their own travel expenses and all of the board members are volunteers. We
pray for your continued support. Please address all donations to: Mission Haiti, 3850 S.
University Dr. #290171, Davie, FL 33329. Thank you. ~Sue Gross
RIDE ASSISTANCE NEEDED2022-04-23 10:13:39
A CLC member that lives at Evergreen Senior Living (108th Ave. and
183rd Street, Orland Park) is in need of a ride to doctor’s appointments. Dates and times will vary. If
you would be willing to assist, please call Pastor Chuck.