Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
& Christ Lutheran Preschool
701 E. Tilden Drive ~ Brownsburg, IN 46112 ~ 317-852-3343
For the week of May 27, 2018




Verse of the Week:

"And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life."

John 3:14-15 ESV  






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


 MARK YOUR CALENDARS! - There will be a VBS planning and        training meeting immediately following worship today. If you are           volunteering or are in charge of snacks, crafts, music, decorating,           lessons, please     plan to attend. Thank you.                                                                       

                              MARK YOUR  CALENDARS:                                                           2ND QUARTER CONGREGATIONAL MEETING                           SUNDAY, JUNE 10TH FOLLOWING WORSHIP SERVICE.                                                                                                                                                                      

GRADUATE RECEPTION: PLEASE JOIN US -  June 3rd following     worship for a graduation reception honoring Joey Biven our BHS 2018   high school graduate from CELC.                                                                      

Project Homeless: Join us for a Baked Chicken Dinner Fundraiser (Chicken, potato,vegetable, roll and drink) supporting Project Homeless, Hosted by St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, 600 N. Washington Street, Danville on June 23rd from 3pm to 7:30pm.                    


 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—9am-2pm, Tuesdays– 9am-4pm,ednesdays-10am-3pm, Thursdays and Fridays 9am-4pm. These hours are subject to change.





New Preschool year for 2018-2019 starts on Monday, August 6th                                                

**GOLDEN GIRLS ~   Will be meeting on Wednesday, June 6th at 1:30 pm and Wednesday, June 20th. at 1:30 pm. There will be no meetings in July or August.  The Golden Girls will meet on September 5th at 1:30 pm.                                                                                                                           

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


**PEW SISTERS ~ Bible Study at 6:30pm. 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  June. Greeters are needed for the end of June. 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!


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



**VBS 2018- Please mark your calendar VBS will be from June 4-8      from 9:00 Am - 12:00 PM.                                                                                                   

Plunge in to VBS 2018! At Splash Canyon VBS, your children learn God Keeps His promises on life's wild ride! They'll look into the Bible, God's Holy Word, and explore five Bible accounts were our faith God keeps His promises to be with us and give us life and hope through Jesus, Our Savior. Registration is open for ages Pre K (3yrs) up to 5th grade. Come along with us as we sing    fun songs, do crazy crafts, eat yummy snacks, play awesome games, and more. Plus, learn that all God's promises are Yes in Jesus! Can't wait to see you there!                                                             

To Register, sign-up on-line at:

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!                                     

Be part of Splash Canyon VBS! Life is full of thrills and spills! We don't know what's around the bend, but God does! At Splash            Canyon VBS, God's children of all ages learn the good news is God is with us and keeps His promises to us on life's wild ride! As staff  members for SplashCanyon VBS, you have fun and share the            Splash Canyon message with the kids! If you can help full or part    time, we have many ways to be involved to suit your schedule and  interests.  Please register online                                                     


SAVE THE DATE! Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 7th.  We will need some help to staff our booth to manage our games, hand out goodies and do some face painting. Come join us for this fun event.                                                                                                 

**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. 





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 October (2), November (1) and December (1). Cost is $17.00 per Sunday                                                                                           


Altar Guild schedule/sign up is posted on the bulletin board.                      VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED please sign up to 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


                                      May 27 "Impossible "

                                      Speaker:  Rev. Dr. Ken Klaus                         


                                      June 3 " The Battle Ground of Time"   

                                      Speaker: Rev. Dr. Dale A Meyer





**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