Special Announcements

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LUTHERAN SPECIAL EDUCATION MINISTRIES

by Dean Porzel

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.

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.

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 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!

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!

by Dean Porzel

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

by Dean Porzel

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 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 […]

ERIN OLMSTED SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION DRIVE

by Dean Porzel

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

by Dean Porzel

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 […]

OWLS NOTES

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 145OWLS Christ Lutheran’s Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors are celebrating their 34th Anniversary, onSunday, May 5. They will be attending the 10:00 a.m. worship service, followed by a lunch atthe Southfork Restaurant, Orland Park at 11:30. They look forward to another successful yearand to seeing everyone in church. Please note: There is NO regular OWLS […]

OWLS MEMBERS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 179OWLS MEMBERS needing a ride to the monthly meetings should call Sharon Mulcahy at 708-429- She has drivers that will pick you up.

JR. CHIMERS NEEDED!

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 170We 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.

New Member Class

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 47If 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.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT CHRIST LUTHERAN

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 62WELCOME 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 […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT CHRIST LUTHERAN WELCOME COMMITTEE

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 52 With all of the new faces coming to ourchurch, we need friendly volunteers who would help make visitorsfeel welcome here at Christ Lutheran. This is something new, sowe can most certainly entertain ideas you may have. Text PastorJohnson 309-531-4868 for more information.

“EDUCATION IS OUR BAG” FUNDRAISER “

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 527I am part of a wonderful international women’s philanthropy organization: P.E.O. International. We help women of all ages fund their education through grants and low-cost loans. Women all across the U.S. and Canada contribute to these educational funds through local fundraisers. Our fundraiser is called “Education Is Our Bag”. We collect gently used handbags […]

Service Schedule Continuation

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 49The Elders and Church Council have approved the continuation of Sunday services at 8:00am and 10:00am. Until further notice, services will be held on Saturdays at 5:00p and Sundays at 8:00a and 10:00a. Sunday School will be held during the 10:00 service and begins with Rally Day on Sunday, September 12.

FAITH IN ACTION

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 74There are hospice patients in your area that would benefit greatly from your companionship and encouragement. VITAS Healthcare is currently looking for knitters, crocheters and sewers for their comfort care hospice program. Volunteers would create blankets, robes, draw string bags, prayer shawls and other needed items for hospice patients. Your volunteer time would suit […]