Special Announcements

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2022 CITIZENS’ POLICE ACADEMY

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 4The Orland Park Police Department Citizens’ PoliceAcademy will be held on Saturday, October 15, from 8:00 to 2:00. This class offers an insideperspective into law enforcement within the Village of Orland Park. The class is limited in sizeand is open to adults aged eighteen and older. A criminal history review will be conducted oneach […]

2022 STATE OF ILLINOIS TAX REBATES

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 4One-time individual income and property taxrebates will be issued to taxpayers who meet certain income requirements. You may be able toreceive one or both of the following rebates: Individual Income Tax Rebate and/or Property TaxRebate. For more information, go to tax.illinois.gov/rebates.

LWML NEWS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 5❖ This is LWML Sunday throughout the Synod. We’ll be collecting mite box offerings formissions in the large purple collection box in the narthex during the month of October.Thank you for your support.❖ On December 3 and 4, the Ladies Aid/LWML will be sponsoring a Craft & Bake Saleafter services. If you are a […]

HANDBELL MEMBERS NEEDED!

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 9HANDBELL RINGERS If you are interested in being in the Handbell Choir, please contactSandy Knopp at 708-349-0431, x227, or at sandraknopp@yahoo.com.

QUILTERS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 74QUILTERS If you can tie knots, cut or measure fabric, or even sew, we would LOVE to haveyou join us to make quilts for Lutheran World Relief. We meet each Tuesday from 9:00 to12:00 (including a time-out for “coffee and” of course). Please come!

THE BANNER COMMITTEE and Coupons

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 11THE BANNER COMMITTEE is in need of coupons for Jo-Ann Fabrics. If you have extracoupons that you will not use, please bring them to the Church Office. Thanks in advance!

JOIN OUR MUSIC MINISTRY PROGRAM

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 15JOIN OUR MUSIC MINISTRY PROGRAM Under 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 next Sunday, August 21. Make your life a […]

MISSION HAITI

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 15The 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 […]

Retirement Celebration Thank You

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 15Praise the Lord and thank you for the overwhelming celebration of retirement last Sunday. Ourfamily was moved and impressed by your great show of love and appreciation. Comments thatyou shared about worship services, visits, baptisms, weddings, funerals, etc., stirred our hearts.Thank you to the committee, musicians, staff, Pr. Chuck and all the volunteers who […]

SUMMER MUSIC SCHEDULE

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 26Anyone interested in singing and/or playing an instrument forour worship services during the summer season is asked to contact Sandy Knopp to sign up.Sandy can be emailed at sandraknopp@yahoo.com or in the Church Office at 708-349-0431.

RIDE ASSISTANCE NEEDED

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 27A CLC member that lives at Evergreen Senior Living (108th Ave. and183rd Street, Orland Park) is in need of a ride to doctor’s appointments. Dates and times will vary. Ifyou would be willing to assist, please call Pastor Chuck.

CATALYSTS FOR CHRIST

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 29 CATALYSTS FOR CHRIST We are continuing with Season Two of The Chosen. Everyone isinvited to attend on Sundays at 9:15 in the office conference room. .

HAITI FEEDING PROGRAM UPDATE

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 8Below 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 […]

SUMMER ART TEACHER(S) NEEDED

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 25We are looking for one or two teachers to lead art classes at church this summer. We will have separate classes for children and for adults, and one teacher can possibly lead both classes. Energy and flexibility are necessary for thechildren’s class! A stipend will be provided. If interested, please contact Pastor Chuck at […]

OWLS MEMBERS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 37OWLS 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: 41We 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: 30If 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: 36WELCOME 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: 34 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: 486I 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: 31The 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.

Covid Protocol

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 22Pursuant to CDC recommendations, masks are now optional during all worship services for those who are fully vaccinated. Seating on the baptismal side of the sanctuary will be every other row, and the pulpit side of the sanctuary will have seating in every row. Summer services are at 8:00 a.m. in the pavilion (weather […]

FAITH IN ACTION

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 41There 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 […]

PLEASE REGISTER AND JOIN OUR MUSIC PROGRAM

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 99 Under the direction of Sandra Knopp Christ Choir, Handbell Choir, Joy & Praise, Jr. Chimers, Youth Choir, Cherub Choir, Youth Orchestra, Special Music for worship. Music Appreciation Sunday will be on Sunday, August 29th.  Registration forms will be inserted in your bulletin beginning on August 8th.  A registration box for your forms will […]

FOR SHARON’S ANGELS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 14 Honoring her cousin Sharon’s memory, CLC member Sandie Falco is collecting desperately needed school supplies. AT THIS TIME, WE ARE REQUESTING 3- RING BINDERS, SPIRAL NOTEBOOKS, LOOSE-LEAF PAPER, AND POCKET FOLDERS.These items can be placed in the designated box in the narthex. Filled backpacks will be distributed to the underprivileged students at Ascension […]