Christ Lutheran Church


Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

We will have a pancake breakfast, silent auction, and car wash on October 8 to raise funds to support Katie Murray and her family during her continuous battle with cancer. Please come out and show your support.

Sharing Tree

Our Sharing Tree will be decorated with the names of children and elderly people in our community who could use a little help this Christmas season, available on November 16. When you take a card from the tree please write your name on the sign up sheet next to the tree by the number of your card. Each card has suggestions for gifts. A toothbrush and toothpaste may make a great addition! All gifts should be brought in and placed under the tree by December 11 for our evening Sharing Service.

National Back to Church Sunday

Rally Sunday is September 18! We will have two services at 8:15 and 11:00. The Rally Sunday program will take place between the services, from 9:40 – 10:40, during the Sunday School hour. A picnic will follow the 11:00 service. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided. There is a sign up sheet on the bulletin board across from the library for sides, drinks, and desserts. Picnic activities include bingo, face painting, tye dying, and children’s games. It will be an afternoon of fun for all ages! We can’t wait to see you there!

Lenten Services

Starting on Wednesday, February 17, and continuing through Wednesday, March 16, there will be midweek services at 12:15 PM and 6:45 PM. The 12:15 PM services will be followed by a soup and sandwich lunch. Evening services are at 6:45 PM and will be preceded by a Lenten supper at 5:00 PM. Please join us at these services. If you would like to bring a soup or dessert to either meal, please sign up on the bulletin board across from the church library. We will also need helpers to prepare for and clean up each meal. Thank you for… Read more »

Summer Bible Study

Exciting things are happening over the summer during the Sunday Church School hour from 9:40 – 10:40 AM! Children’s classes are over, but we look forward to seeing you at Vacation Bible School on June 19 – 23! Please see the pertinent news post or daily calendar events for more information. Children are invited to help Connie in the garden during SCS! The adult class will be continuing their study of the book What If God Wrote Your Bucket List? by Jay Payleitner. Every Thursday at 10:00 AM Pastor Timm leads a bible study with spirited discussion, insight, and fellowship. You… Read more »

Pastor’s 2015 Report

Pastor’s Report to the Congregation for 2015 Usually when I write a congregational report I try to stress the highlights of the past year and the blessings we have received. I plan to do some of that in this report. However, I’m also interested as I write this in asking the question: Where are we going in 2016? Are we interested in growing as individuals and a faith community? How can we better love one another with the love of Christ? Amid a world and a nation that seems to note and EssayswebBased celebrate division, is our faith something we… Read more »

Advent Worship

In addition to our normal services on Sunday mornings at 8:15 and 11:00 AM, this Advent season we will have Wednesday services at 12:15 and 6:45 PM with the theme “A Thrill of Hope.” The 12:15 services will be followed by a light lunch, and the 6:45 services will be preceded by a meal at 5:30.

Easter Food Baskets

Social Ministry is collecting food to fill Easter food baskets that go out to those in need in our community. The goal is to fill 40 baskets! A sign-up sheet is located on the bulletin board outside of the library for food donations. The non-perishables may be brought in at any time and placed under the sign-up sheet. Perishable items should be brought in during the last week and placed in the refrigerator. All food donations need to be in the church by Sunday, March 20, 2016. Thank you for your generosity!

Allegany County Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build

Exciting things are happening in our community! The Allegany County Habitat for Humanity will be holding a Blitz Build. They want to build a house in only 1 week! The event will occur from May 2 through May 8, 2016. To learn more contact ACHFH at 301-687-1006 or volunteer by filling out the form found on the round table in the narthex. Any questions can also be directed to Dick Pesta, Sally Buser, or Rae Ann Smith at church.

Youth Group Activities!

Congratulations go to our new Youth Group Director, Laura Simmons! YOUTH (grades 6 – 12) bring yourselves, your friends, and your parents out to 13026 6th Ave in Cresaptown on August 21 after the 11:00 A.M. service for a pool party and cook out! Come meet your fellow youth group members and have a good time! RSVP to Laura at 240-362-8033. Youth Group is also collecting school supplies for the Local Women’s Crisis Center. Abused women and children find refuge there with little more than the clothes on their backs. The goal is to donate 26 backpacks full of… Read more »

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