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by Dean Porzel

Hits: 2Stop 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.


by Dean Porzel

Hits: 45As 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 […]

Stephen Minister Support

by Dean Porzel

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 […]


by Dean Porzel

Hits: 157Through 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, […]

Music Programs

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 95 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: 52Christ 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 […]

Honoring the Saints    

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 46  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: 65 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: 141Fishers 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: 214Voters 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.