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POCKET CALENDARS 2022-2023

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 1The Ladies Aid/LWML has a limited number 2022-2023 pocketcalendars for sale at $2.00/each. To purchase, see an LWML member or the Church Office.

CHRISTMAS TREES NEEDED

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 1 We are in need of both an 8 ft. and a 10 ft. PRE-LIT Christmas tree for our Christmas services to be held in Ledogar Hall. Ornaments for these trees will be made by our Sunday School students. Trees should be delivered tothe church by Friday, November 12. If you have any questions, […]

CONGRATULATIONS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 1CONGRATULATIONS to Grace Warszalek (Andrew H.S.) and John Yudt (Sandburg H.S.) for being selected as 2022 National Merit Commended Scholars. Commended Scholars are the top 3% to 4% of PSAT/NMSQT test takers! Congratulations on this great accomplishment by these two seniors!

WOMEN’S SCRIPTURE AND PRAYER

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 67WOMEN’S SCRIPTURE AND PRAYER will meet on Wednesday, October 13, at 9:30 in person and on zoom. For class: Booklet page 10, question 3, Romans 1:8-17. The women of WSPG invite new members to join any time. Class meets from 9:30 to 10:45 each Wednesday and is led by Pastor Ray+ (in-person and zoom).

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 1 Please join us on Saturday, November 27, at 6:00pm. (Following the 5:00pm Saturday Service)  for a Tree Lighting Ceremony, located next to the parsonage. There will be singing led by the Christ Choir and Children’s choirs. Following will be fellowship provided by the Evangelism group. 

CHRISTMAS EVE YOUTH ORCHESTRA

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 3 Hey kids (5th grade to College age)!  Sign up to play for the Christmas Eve Family Service, Friday, December 24, at 3:00.  Practice will be on Saturday, December 18, at 10:00.  Please sign-up on the bulletin board by the gym or contact Sandy Knopp (708) 349-0431 x227

BOOK CLUB

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 132 BOOK CLUB The next meeting of the Book Club will be on Tuesday, October 26, at 3:00. Our selection for October is The Adventure of Living, by Paul Tournier. If you need of a copy of this book, please contact Pastor Rohlfs. Our November selection is Ninety-Five Theses and Other Writings, M. Luther, […]

MITE BOXES

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 2The Ladies Aid/LWML will be collecting mites beginning this week through October.Please pick up a mite box to be deposited in the large collection box in the narthex. Your gifts will help the LWML spread the Gospel throughout the world. Thank you!

BABY QUILTS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 1On Monday, October 11, the Quilters will be tying baby quilts (no sewing) to be donated to St. John Lutheran Church in Mt. Prospect. All ladies in the church are invited to help! We will meet from 9:00 to 12:00 noon. We hope you can join us!

JR. CHIMERS NEEDED!

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 3We are in need of more Jr. Chimers! Kids in Grades 2 – 8, pleaseconsider joining us! Our next rehearsal is Tuesday, October 5, at 5:00. If your child is interested, please contact Sandy Knopp at sandraknopp@yahoo.com or 708-349-0431, x227.

VOYAGERS “TALKING WITH TACOS”

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 1All Voyagers (high school youth) are invited to join us for aBible study and activity night this Sunday, October 3, from 6:00 to 7:30 (NOTE TIME CHANGE). We hope you will join us for a night of food, fun, and fellowship!

NATIONAL YOUTH GATHERING REGISTRATION

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 11It’s time to begin registering for the NATIONAL YOUTH GATHERING, July 9-13, 2022, in Houston, Texas. By July, 2022, all youth 14 (or who have finished 8th grade) through 19 years of age are eligible to attend. Remember that at least one day before and after the gathering will be needed for traveling to […]

New Member Class

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 5If you are interested in becoming a member of Christ Lutheran Church,Pastor Johnson will be leading a New Member Class for three weeks onSundays, October 10, 17, and 31. Class will meet in Fellowship Hallfrom 11:15a to 12:00p. Please text Pastor Johnson at 309-531-4868 ornotify the Church Office if you will be attending.

TRUNK OR TREAT

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 20We will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event on Saturday,October 30. Sign up this weekend to volunteer your trunk for this fun day!You will need to be at church from 9:00 to noon. Please contact Pastor Chuck if you have any questions. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKEOUR TRUNK OR TREAT EVENT A […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT CHRIST LUTHERAN

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 11WELCOME COMMITTEE With all of the new faces coming to ourchurch, we need friendly volunteers who would help make visitors feelwelcome here at Christ Lutheran. This is something new, so we canmost certainly entertain ideas you may have. Text Pastor Johnson at309-531-4868 for more information. HOLY SMOKERS ARE RECRUITING!! When we originally asked for […]

CATALYSTS FOR CHRIST

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 10Come join us on Sunday mornings from 9:15 to 9:45, in FellowshipHall, as we explore the famous characters found throughout scripture. We begin our journey with King David. Come and learn the geography, culture, and entire story of King David sewn throughout various books in scripture. This class will be led by Pastor Chuck. […]

Church Office Hours

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 10THE CHURCH OFFICE will close at noon on Friday, September 3, and be closed on Monday, September 6, for the Labor Day holiday. We will be back in the office at 8:30a on Tuesday, September 7.