Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
& Christ Lutheran Preschool
701 E. Tilden Drive ~ Brownsburg, IN 46112 ~ 317-852-3343
Announcements
For the week of February 25, 2018

 

 

 

Verse of the Week:

“And he asked them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered him, "You are the Christ.”   

Mark 8:29 ESV  

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE JOIN US!

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

                                      

 

 

 

 

 Confirmation Classes are held on Wednesdays, at 4:30 pm 

 

 CONGREGATIONAL MEETING IS SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2018

 

 

         

                       Join us for our Midweek Lenten Worship Service   

                                         7:00 PM on Wednesday's         

                           February 28, March 7, March 14 and March 21  

 

 

                

 

         Sunday, March 25                    Palm Sunday Worship              10:30 AM

         Thursday, March 29                 Maundy Thursday Worship       7:00 PM

         Friday, March 30                      Good Friday Worship            12:00 PM and 7:00 PM

         Sunday, April 1                        Easter Morning Breakfast         9:00 AM

                                                          Easter Morning Worship           10:30 AM

 

 

                                                                                              

                                                 LADIES SAVE THE DATE 

                                                      MAY 5, 2018 1-4 PM

" WOMEN'S DAY OUT - WORTHY OF REST"  -

Come Ready to be Pampered!

Watch for further details!

Outreach         

 

 

      

If you have changes in address,

e-mail address, home or cell phone numbers

please fill out the forms located across

                          from the Kitchen and place in the box.                         

 

 

                    

  

 

 FOR 2018

President: Chris Clark         Vice President:  Joe Miller

Secretary: Taylor Wendland     Treasurer: Kerry Wiegand

Stewardship: Paul Seeman     Outreach: Bob Abernathy

Financial Secretary: Trisha Seeman

Trustees:  Jeff Decker (ch),  Mike Spees, 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—9am-2pm, Tuesdays– 9am-4pm, Wednesdays-10am-3pm, Thursdays and Fridays 9am-4pm. These hours are subject to change.

 

 

~PRESCHOOL NEWS~

 

** WE ARE COLLECTING - Individual size applesauce (any flavor)         and fruit snacks. Due to gluten allergy, we are changing some of      afternoon snacks to accommodate.                                                                                                       

**Mothers Prayer Group - Tamera Perry hosts a monthly prayer         group for Moms at her home in Indianapolis. They will meet one    Tuesday a month and women are invited with children of all ages.   Children are welcome to come along. If you are interested, please   see Tamera for more information.                                                         

 

**GOLDEN GIRLS ~   have had their last Bible Study for this year. They will start up a new Bible Study at the end of March / beginning April of 2018.                                                                                                                                     

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

 

**PEW SISTERS

 

**GREETER SIGN-UP ~ The sign-up sheet has been posted for  February, and March for 2018.  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 has changed.  Thanks.

 

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

**Learn to Defend Your Faith at THINK18, the free apologetic conference at College Park Church in Indianapolis. This year's conference is Friday, March 2nd., and Saturday, March 3rd., with speakers from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Register now at www.yourchurch.com under calendar.

 

**Join other men in Christian fellowship on April 6-8 at Lakeview Villages in Seymour, IN. as we explore the topic of "Woman and Man According to God's Plan" with Dr. Joel Biermann. Get away and enjoy God's great creation, eat like a king at our hog roast and fish fry and join in the Medieval Challenge, Archery Tag, and much more. Visit www.mensgathering.us for info and registration.

** LUTHERAN MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND** All married couples are invited to attend a weekend retreat that will enhance and strenghten your relationship with each other an with God. Holly Cross Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, is hosting a " Lutheran Marriage Encounter" weekend April 20-22, 2018, at the Comfort Suites of Indianapolis. Couples will spend the weekend together in retreat to refresh, re-energize and reconnect with each other. The cost for the weekend is $100 registration fee. All other costs are covered by the National Marriage Encounter Ministry. For information or to Register,gotowww.hclc.info/encounter or contact Pastor Jon & Meg Sattler (jsattler@hclc.info) Bob & Rosie Meister (rgmeister@comcast.net). Space is limited so don't delay.

 


 

**VBS 2018- Please mark your calendar for JUNE 2018 for VBS to      return.

 

 

**Congregation Servant Opportunities.

Do you or a loved one need some help with something this season?  Raking leaves, snow removal, 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.

 

 

**Pull Tabs ~  Alex and Graham are still collecting pull-tabs for their school mate. 

 

 

 

LIKE, LIKE, LIKE AND SHARE, SHARE, SHARE!

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 or  Laura Dunham.

 

 

 

 The 2018 Flower chart is posted on the Bulletin Board.

We have openings in  March (2), April (1), May (2), September (2),         October (2), November (3), and December (1).                                        The cost is still $ 17 per Sunday.

 

Altar Guild schedule/sign up is posted on the bulletin board.  Please volunteer.                                                                                                    

 

 

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 25 "Living and Dying"

                  Speaker: Emeritus Rev. Dr. Ken Klaus                           

 

             March 4 " When God's Darkness Surrounds You "   

                  Speaker: Rev. Dr. Dale A. Meyer

                                                                                               www.lutheranhour.org

 

 

 

**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

celc701@gmail.com

 

STAY CONNECTED ~ IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO JOIN US ON SUNDAY, YOU CAN STAY CONNECTED BY CHECKING WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES RIGHT HERE!