Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
& Christ Lutheran Preschool
701 E. Tilden Drive, Brownsburg, IN 46112 ~ 317-852-3343 ~ LCMS
For the Week of February 17, 2018




Verse of the Week:

 "Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn  your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man! Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their father did to the prophets."                                                                                       Luke 6:22-23 ESV                                                                      





~ Children's Sunday School and Adult Bible Study at 9:15 am ~

The Adult Bible Study group are starting a new Bible Study on         Sunday.                                                                                            


*** 2019 COUNCIL ELECTION RESULTS : President - Joe Miller, Vice President - John Bivens, Outreach - Kirk Knobel, Trustee - Mike   Spees, Board of Education - Verna Underwood, Jen Miller,             Recording Secretary - Taylor Wendland, Financial Secretary - Trish Seeman, Deacons - Andy Bawel, Bob Crockett and Harold Kolb,     Deaconess - Sally Shattuck.                                                                              


 FOR 2018

President: Chris Clark         Vice President:  Joe Miller

Secretary: Taylor Wendland     Treasurer: Kerry Wiegand

Stewardship: Paul Seeman     Outreach: 

Financial Secretary: Trisha Seeman

Trustees:  Mike Spees (ch),  Jeff Decker, Matt Gahimer

Education:  Olivia Clark (ch), Erin Gahimer,  Lori Marko

Deacons: Glenn Douglas (ch), Harold Atkins, Jack Kelley, Kerry Wiegand,

Greg Secor, Greg Spurgeon, Gus VonDielingen

  Deaconess: Lori Marko and Sandy Hopkins


TEMPORARY OFFICE HOURS ~ Mondays - 9 am-2 pm, Tuesdays– 9 am-4 pm, Wednesdays-10 am-3 pm, Thursdays and Fridays 9 am - 4 pm These hours are subject to change.




 ***New Preschool year for 2018-2019 has started please keep our Preschool Staff and children in your prayers.

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM          Before School Care

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM          Preschool Class   

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM           After School Care  


*** GOLDEN GIRLS ~   The Golden Girls have completed their Bible Study for this year. They will resume in the Spring. Stay tuned.                                                                                                                          

*** YOUTH GROUP ~ Meets on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays of the month.  Please join us and bring a friend!


*** PEW SISTERS ~ Bible Study at 6:30 pm. We meet at church every second Monday of each month so feel free to join us!


*** GREETER SIGN-UP ~ The sign-up sheet has been posted for      March & April. Please see the bulletin board to sign up. Thank you!


*** TECH TEAM NEWS ~ There is a sign up sheet on the bulletin board to assist with taping on Sunday mornings.

*** CHURCH INVENTORY TEAM ~ Our inventory project has hit a stumbling point, so we will have set dates to meet during the summer to move on with this major project. Watch for more details to come.


*** PRAYER LIST UPDATE ~ As you have noticed, we have a large number of people on the prayer list, especially those with health issues.  Please take a look at the list and provide an update to Pastor if their status had changed.  Thank You!


***LWML ladies who would like to continue receiving the Woman's Quarterly please make a check payable to LWML for $6.50, which is the cost of a one year subscription. Place your check in Jessica Kirby's mailbox by March 4th. If you would like to purchase your Quarterly after March 4th you may by calling 1-800-252-5965 or on line at the Web Site of Lutheran Woman's Quarterly.

***LWML Mite Money needs to be sent into the district by March 15th. Please put mite money in the large mite box on the LWML table so Jessica can collect the mite money and send to the Indiana District Financial Secretary.

***MISSION TRIP - The mission trip to North Carolina has been cancel. 

*** The Men’s “Breakfast Club” Bible Study ~  Saturday mornings at 7 am.  Join us!   

***The Life Center Baby Shower at CELC is coming up in 4 weeks, on Saturday, March 16th, and we need your help. There are sign up sheets in the church lobby to donate food for the shower and helper to decorate and setup on Friday, March 15th at 6 PM., in preparation for the Baby Shower the next day This will be happening on Saturday, March 16th.   

Also, put on you calendar to attend Sunday School the morning of Sunday, March 17th at 9:15 AM to hear the special speaker, Machelle Montgomery from the Life Centers. She will provide us with additional information on the ministry of Life Centers and why she has such a passion for the ministry.  

***2019 Car Show - Outreach decided to move the Car Show one      week out. So we will be holding our 3rd Annual Car Show on            Saturday, July 13th. So it would not compete with the                         Independence Day weekend.                                                                                                                                                                

***Congregation Servant Opportunities.                                                

Do you or a loved one need some help with something this season?  Lawn Care, Grocery Shopping, Rides to/from Medical Appointments, etc?  If so, please contact your deacon or Bob Abernathy. 


 ***Joyful Response ~ is an electronic offering transfer service for members of our congregation.  Reduce time, cost and effort associated with check writing by having your weekly contribution electronically gifted to the church.  Special Offering Notices still provide you with a unique way to place your offering in the collection plate each week.  Consider fulfilling your stewardship commitment through this easy program. Contact Paul Seeman for more information.




Don't forget to "LIKE" and "SHARE" our events and postings on our church and preschool Facebook page.  The added visibility helps us to reach so many more people,  Our preschool could really benefit from the extra views.  If you haven't "Liked" our preschool Facebook page, you can find it at "Christ Lutheran Preschool, Brownsburg, Indiana".  Our church Facebook page is "Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church".  If you have an event that you would like to have featured, please contact the church office.


         The new Altar Guild schedule has been posted on the bulletin board.                                                                                                                        


The Lutheran Hour ~ Broadcast Guide & Sermon Schedule


WKRY    Columbus,  IN    88.1 FM    Sunday, 7:00 PM

WYGS    Greensburg, IN  89.1 FM    Sunday, 7:00 PM

         WZWZ       Kokomo   IN   92.5 FM     Sunday, 6:00 PM         

WCBK    Martinsville, IN   102.3 FM   Sunday, 7:00 AM

WEEM     Pendleton, IN   91.7 FM    Sunday, 5:30 AM

WLW    Cincinnati, OH    7:00 AM    Sunday. 7:00 AM


                        February 17 " Enter His Labor"

                                      Speaker: Rev Dr. Michael Zeigler                      


                       February 24 " Not by Bread Alone"     

                                      Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler





**Building Use ~ If you are planning to use the church for a family, group, or church related function, please contact Renae or Diane at the church office so that it can be placed on the calendar. If your meeting or event has changed dates or has been canceled, please notify the office ASAP. We would like to avoid conflicts with scheduled events at church.

Thanks for your help in this matter.



**NEW EMAIL ~ With the launch of this website, we have a new website provider.

Our church email for contacting Renae and Diane, our secretaries, is