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LUTHERAN SPECIAL EDUCATION MINISTRIES

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Hits: 6LUTHERAN SPECIAL EDUCATION MINISTRIES is looking for a full-time resource room teacherposition at Trinity Lutheran School in Tinley Park, IL in the fall. Applicants must hold a currentIllinois Teaching License and have a special education certification/endorsement. Interestedapplicants looking for more information or wishing to submit a resume are asked to contactRichard Schumacher at (734) […]

SUMMER MUSIC SCHEDULE

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 69Anyone interested in singing and/or playing an instrument for ourworship services during the summer season, contact Sandy Knopp to sign up. Sandy can beemailed at sandraknopp@yahoo.com or in the Church Office at 708-349-0431, x227.

RUMMAGE SALE DATES

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 10SAVE THE DATES AND SAVE YOUR STUFF! Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20.The Christ Lutheran Rummage Sale will once again be a joint effort with the OWLSand the youth group. Due to limited space, we will begin collecting items on Saturday,June 29th

VBS 2024 Sign Up

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 22VBS UPDATE VBS, Start the Party, is June 17-21. As of last Wednesday, we have 72 childrenand 42 staff already signed up for the Party!

VOICE Valued Opportunities for Inclusive Community Employment

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 8VOICE Valued Opportunities for Inclusive Community Employment is a program of CTF Illinois.With over 50 years of experience in helping people with disabilities find employment within theircommunities, VOICE can help you start a career that you are passionate about. To get startedcontact Teresa Ross at 708-716-0526, or email teresaross@ctfillinois.org.

EASTER PLANTS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 7Easter lilies and a variety of spring flowers will adorn the chancel on EasterSunday, March 31. The cost of each plant is $15.00. If you would like to purchasea plant to decorate the chancel, a sign up and payment envelopes are available inthe narthex (on the table near the main church doors). PLEASE SIGN […]

MEN, YOUR NECKTIES ARE NEEDED

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 9MEN, YOUR NECKTIES ARE NEEDED for a special quilt. Save a few for funerals and weddingsand donate the rest. See Lynn Burke for more info.

NEW BOOK STUDY

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 36Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., Duehr Chapel (start date to be determined)Led by Pastor Johnson, we will study The Fabricated Luther: Refuting Nazi Connections andOther Modern Myths (3rd Edition). Please contact Pastor Chuck or the Church Office if you wouldlike to attend. Cost for the book will be $30.Thousands of Germans were put to death […]

NEW ATTENDANCE SHEETS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 39Located at one end of each pew, you will find our new attendancerecord books. We are grateful for both our members and our visitors, and hope this will help usmeet the needs of both. Please fill in your name and pass the book to the person next to you.Return the book to the center […]

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 77Men’s Bible Study Group meets on every other Saturday morning at 8:00, in the lowerlevel Fellowship Hall, studying Things We Did Not Learn in Sunday School. Next meetingis May 4. All men are welcome!

HOT CHOCOLATE BAR

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Hits: 12Stop by the Hot Chocolate Bar, sponsored by the youth, set up in the Fireside Room. Pick up a cup of hot chocolate and add your favorite toppings (marshmallows, peppermint, whipped cream and more!). A free will offering will be collected to raise money for youth events.

MONDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY

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Hits: 23Monday Night Bible Study at 6:30, is a Walk through the Bible lead by Pastor Chuck. Thisis a zoomed class. Go to our Family Ministries website, christlutheranorlandpark.com, andclick ‘Bible Studies’ for zoom information.

YOUTH DIP FUNDRAISER

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 11If you ordered one of the dips that were backordered (Caramel Pumpkin,Cinnamon Apple, Sneaky Dill) and have not picked up your order, please see Lauren Johnson.

JOIN OUR MUSIC MINISTRY PROGRAM

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 117Under the direction of Sandra Knopp, you are invitedto 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. MusicAppreciation Sunday will be held on Sunday, August 20. Make your life a song to God. Forinformation or […]

LADIES AID / LWML NEEDS YOU!

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Hits: 146LADIES AID / LWML NEEDS YOU! All women of the church are invited to join the Ladies Aid /LWML. Please consider joining us at our next meeting on Wednesday, August 2, at 1:00, in theoffice conference room, to find out what we’re all about. We meet four times a year and wouldlove for you […]

ALTER GUILD

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 135VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ALTAR GUILD Altar Guild is a lay ministry toserve God in His house by preparing the Sanctuary for worship, maintainingand caring for the communion ware, altar linens, paraments, and serving theclergy and the parish. Altar Guild also changes the banners in the sanctuaryand handles the arrangement of flowers. If you would […]

STEWARDSHIP

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 48As stewards, we believe that God gives us all that we need for this life and that we manage, ratherthan own, our earthly blessings. Please pray about God’s gifts and decide in your heart what youwill return to the Lord.We offer a number of ways you can support CELC on an ongoing basis: CLC […]

FAMILY MINISTRY NEEDS YOUR HELP

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Hits: 29FAMILY MINISTRIES is still collecting new or gently used Legos, family/kids board games, pop-itsand fidget toys for future events. Donations can be dropped in the designated box in the FiresideRoom.

Stephen Minister Support

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Hits: 12ARE YOU GOING THROUGH A DIFFICULT TIME? Stephen Ministers are members of ourcongregation who listen, care, encourage, and provide emotion and spiritual support to peoplewho 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 […]

Stephen Ministers

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 58ARE YOU GOING THROUGH A DIFFICULT TIME? Stephen Ministers are members of ourcongregation who listen, care, encourage, and provide emotional and spiritual support to peoplewho 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 […]

COFFEE & CONVERSATION

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Hits: 10COFFEE & CONVERSATION is needed for an elderly relative of CLC member Lynn Burke.They are looking for someone available to visit two days per week, four hours a day. You donot need to provide medical assistance or home care, just companionship. For moreinformation, contact Lynn at 708-577-4857.

ERIN OLMSTED SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION DRIVE

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Hits: 39ERIN OLMSTED SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION DRIVE If you would like to make a donation(now through January 31, 2024), checks should be made payable to The Erin OlmstedScholarship Fund and mailed to: The Erin Olmsted Scholarship Fund, 15336 Teebrook Drive,Orland Park, 60462, or donate online with a credit card at www.erinsaaimforchange.org.Information/donation brochures are located on […]

QUILTERS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 216QUILTERS are in need of more flat sheets. If you have any extra, please drop them off.

MISSION HAITI

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 133The Haitian Lutheran Mission Project has merged with Mission Haiti in DavieFL in order to continue serving the Jeremie District of Haiti. Over the past 16 plus years, yourdonations provided food, clean drinking water, new/clean clothing, eyeglasses, medicalattention, medications, school supplies, school buildings, desks, vehicles and friendship to theJeremie District. Please keep in mind […]

HAITI FEEDING PROGRAM UPDATE

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Hits: 33Below is an excerpt from a letter that we received from TrinityHope our partner in Haiti. The entire letter is posted on the bulletin board.God provided a way to expand the feeding programs in Haiti during 2021. By his grace andblessings, we are now providing a noon meal to over 50,000 children, teachers and […]