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Hurricane Relief

CLC will be accepting donations for hurricane relief efforts to benefit the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which will be sent to ELCA Disaster Relief. Please make checks payable to Christ Lutheran Church and include Hurricane Relief in the memo. Thank you!

Happy Retirement, Pastor Chuck!

Pastor Chuck and Cindy Erzkus retired after 39 years of pastoral ministry on August 13, 2017, after one last service at Christ Lutheran Church. Pastor Chuck served CLC and the LaVale community generously for the past 27 years. The CLC congregation is sad to see the Erzkus family go, but will remember them with nothing but grateful hearts. They are wished all happiness in Florida with their daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughter; and many opportunities to serve their new community. Thank you Chuck and Cindy! We love you!

Welcome New Members!

The congregation of Christ Lutheran was blessed with four new members on Sunday, August 6. Warmest welcomes are extended to Jack and Lisa Ahern, Felicia McKenzie, and Jack Zealand!

Church Garden

Every Sunday during the summer months at 9:30 AM; all children, youth and adults of varying skill levels are welcome to help plant, tend and harvest the newly expanded church garden! Wear your gardening clothes. All else is provided.

Easter Baskets

Social Ministry is collecting food to fill Easter baskets for those in need in our community. With your help, we hope to fill 25 baskets! A sign up sheet is located on the bulletin board outside of the library. Non-perishable items may be brought in at any time and placed under the sigh up sheet. Perishable items should be held until the last week of collection and placed in the fridge. All items need to be in by Sunday, April 9 (Palm Sunday). Thank you in advance!

Confirmation Class Beginning

A class for young people preparing to receive the Lord’s Supper will begin on Wednesday, March 15 and continue through March 22, March 29, and April 5. The class will be held from 5:30 – 6:10 PM. Participants will then stay to have supper and attend 6:45 worship. Anyone in first grade or above whose parents feel they are ready is welcome in the class.

Personal Care Kits

The Lutheran Churches of Cumberland have decided to assemble care packages as a service project for Lent that will go to Lutheran World Relief to be distributed to victims of war, natural disaster, and other forms of displacement. They include soap, a towel, a toothbrush, a comb, and nailclippers. Please sign up to bring in any of these items on the poster across from the library. We will have an “Assembly Party” around Easter (date TBD). Thank you!

Services for Lent (Updated)

Starting on Ash Wednesday, March 1, at 12:15 PM and 6:45 PM, and each following Wednesday until April 5, join us for “At the Crossroads,” a special series of services for the season of Lent. Each service will reveal some way in which we can use the lessons of Christ to follow God’s will at our crossroads. UPDATE: Starting March 8 until April 5, each 12:15 service will be followed by a soup and sandwich lunch, and each 6:45 service will be preceded by a Lenten supper beginning at 5. Please join us at either service, or both! If you… Read more »

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