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by Dean Porzel

Hits: 3Are you in your 30-50’s? If you are, you are welcome to join our new Mountaineers group as we climb the mountain of life together. We plan on having fun meetings at various places and eventually provide avenues for service and ministry. Our first meet and greet will be at Walter and Nancy Burden’s […]

Covid Protocol

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 6Pursuant 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 […]


by Dean Porzel

Hits: 47Through the vision of Don Pleger, assisted by Ernst Zimmermann, the OWLS – Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors – was formed in 1991. Membership in the group was for those 50 years of age and older. The purpose of the group was to provide Christian fellowship, social activities and service to the church.Over the years, […]


by Dean Porzel

Hits: 20 Praise the Lord! To date, a total of $10, 725 has been received from the following people for the purchase and installation of TV monitors on each side of the Chancel wall in the Church Sanctuary: Johann Alm Karen Jelinek Lee & Kathi Reinbolt William & Millie Bard Richard & Luz Jelinek Pete […]

Music Programs

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 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 on Sunday, August 29. […]

Remote Worship

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 14Christ Lutheran Church will provide a live stream of the 10:00 service on the Christ Lutheran Church Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/ChristLutheranOrlandPark/ This opportunity for “remote worship” will be provided as an option during the current COVID-19 health emergency for those who choose not to physically attend Sunday worhip services. We would like to remind you […]

Pastor’s Corner:  September, 2019

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 24    Back to It with the Lord!   This morning I made my way to church on 151st Street going west and needed to be thoughtful along the way.  For a couple of months, my speed stayed a constant 35 mph, but as an early bird I now needed to fly a little […]

Honoring the Saints    

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 8  By Barb Mazarakos  “Saints” are not something that many would associate with the Lutheran church in the same way that we do with our Catholic and Orthodox brothers and sisters. We don’t elevate them to a higher “position”, or offer prayers to them as intercessors to God. As Lutherans we are taught that […]

Setting a Strong Foundation

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 34 Setting a Strong Foundation       By Barb Mazarakos      January 22-28, 2017 marks National Lutheran Schools Week throughout the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Education has been a firm priority for the LCMS since it began back in 1847 with just 12 congregations and 14 schools. What a blessing it is then […]

Fishers of Men

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 79Fishers of Men  By Ray Delcourt    Legend tells the story: A boy is on the beach tossing Starfish back in to the ocean one at a time. There are thousands of them on this beach. The young boy just keeps picking one up and heaving it into the watery abyss. An old man […]

Voters Meetings: Why Do We Need Them?

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 36Voters Meetings: Why Do We Need Them? By Peter Schrank Individual LCMS Churches are led by their members, not by a larger diocese or administrative body.  We do not have Bishops and Archbishops to oversee the administration of church matters.  What this means is that Lutheran Churches are required to have essential semiannual voters […]

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Sic enim dilexit Deus mundum ut Filium suum unigenitum daret ut omnis qui credit in eum non pereat sed habeat vitam aeternam. Omnis enim quicumque invocaverit nomen Domini salvus erit. Et ait faciamus hominem ad imaginem et similitudinem nostram et praesit piscibus maris et volatilibus caeli et bestiis universaeque terrae omnique reptili quod movetur in terra.