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This week we are delighted to hear from CLC member Christine Lightner as she plays “O God Beyond All Praising” with Joy-Leilani Garbutt, our Music Minister! Click here for a listen.

Here’s the most recent news from stained glass craftsman, Andrew Goldkuhle, who has been repairing our stained glass window in the choir loft.

Thanks to our members and friends, Christ Lutheran raised $2,850 for the work of our food pantry!  Thanks to ELCA World Hunger who will match our giving with a $500 grant for a total of $3,350. We’re all in this together, and grateful that we can continue to feed the hungry in our midst.

Singer-songwriter LEA visited Christ Lutheran Church in 2018 to perform on our concert series. She continues to make beautiful music and we wanted to share this short and uplifting piece called WHEN I RISE that she just released.

This month the women’s book group will be reading THE VIRGIN OF PRINCE STREET: EXPEDITIONS INTO DEVOTION by Sonya Livingston.

We’ll celebrate the gifts and challenges of life on planet earth this Sunday through hymns, prayers and preaching. We also invite you to view a film called The Human Element and join us later for a zoom discussion on ways we can respond.

This month we are reading The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe by Richard Rohr.  The group will be meeting via…

Tonight we’ll remember the woman who anointed Jesus’ and the Last Supper Jesus shared with his disciples.  Worship will include anointing and Holy Communion.

Hear the passion of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark with prayers and hymns.

Join us for a time of prayer and reflection as we wait for resurrection and new life.

Celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord as we share the good news from the gospel of Mark, festive hymns and Holy Communion.

Join us for worship on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 10:30 AM. We’ll be continuing our Lenten Series, PORTRAITS OF COURAGE: FOLLOWING JESUS IN TUMULTUOUS TIMES. This Sunday we’ll focus on Jesus with the sick and worship will include prayers and anointing for healing.

This year our theme is PORTRAITS OF COURAGE: FOLLOWING JESUS IN TUMULTUOUS TIMES. We gather for worship at 7:00 PM in the Chapel. A simple meal, conversation and art making follow at 7:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. To enhance our conversation, together we will read and discuss JESUS AND THE DISINHERITED by Howard Thurman.

Our beautiful “Christ the King” window is being removed this week so repairs can be made to the lead and glass. Andrew Goldkuhle, stained glass artisan, will be helping to restore this treasure. If you see scaffolding, know that the repairs are underway!

This month the group is reading CATCH AND KILL: LIES, SPIES, AND A CONSPIRACY TO PROTECT PREDATORS by Ronan Farrow.

Join us for a pre-Lenten brunch featuring made-from-scratch pancakes, homemade applesauce, sausage, juice, dessert and beverages. A free-will offering will go toward replacing the floor in our lower level.

Ash Wednesday is February 26, 2020. We will gather at noon in the Chapel and 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary for a service with Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion.

The Women’s Book Group invites you to read along with them. February 25: INSPIRED: SLAYING GIANTS, WALKING ON WATER, AND LOVING THE BIBLE AGAIN by Rachel Held Evans.

On Sunday, March 1 at 12 noon, Cheryl Beversdorf, producer and Host of AGING MATTERS, will talk about her tv and radio program.

LET ME TELL YOU WHAT IT’S REALLY LIKE is a frank conversation on living with mental illness (in general) and bipolar disorder (in particular), both for the person diagnosed and those in his or her life. Based on a series of interviews, the intention of the work is to honestly present a broad range of experiences for those who are living with an emotional and mental disability. We hope it will lead to greater understanding for everyone who has to deal with all forms of this illness and strengthen the support of a compassionate community.

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