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by Dean Porzel

Hits: 0 Don’t forget to renew your subscription or submit your newsubscription to Lutheran Witness. The cost is $16.00, and an envelope is provided in your offering envelope packet. Deadline to subscribe is Sunday, February 15.


by Dean Porzel

Hits: 0 On Thursday this past week, Pastor Rohlfs went to St. Matthew Lutheran Church and Soup Kitchen to deliver our Love Offering check in the amount of $2,000, plus $60 in cash. Normally we would have a large group, but because of Covid concerns, Pastor went in the stead of George Zoellick. We continue […]

Haitian Lutheran Mission Project

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 0Merry Christmas from the Haitian Lutheran Mission Project Your end of year donations will help keep our Lutheran Schools in Haiti open for another year. thank you from the children of Haiti. Susan Gross The Haitian Lutheran Mission Project c/o Christ Lutheran Church 14700 S 94 the Ave Orland Park, IL 60462 Check our […]

The Spirit of Giving

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 0THE SPIRIT OF GIVINGAt Christmastime, the Spirit of Giving is ubiquitous. A time we ponder what is something special we can do for our loved ones.Keeping the Spirit of Giving in mind, have you ever considered what you can do for your fellow Christians? We as Stephen Ministers have, and continue to fully experience […]


by Dean Porzel

Hits: 0 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 […]

Remote Worship

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 0Christ Lutheran Church will provide a live stream of the 9:30 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 […]


by Dean Porzel

Hits: 0   Do you have an artistic eye that you would love to share with our church? This Lenten season use your skills for photography and submit a digital picture that best represents an aspect of the Christian faith and a connection to Christ Lutheran Church or surrounding area. No family portraits, pet photos, […]

Pastor’s Corner:  September, 2019

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 0    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: 0  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: 0 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: 0Fishers 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: 0Voters 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 […]

New Events

by Dean Porzel

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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.