Weekly Announcements

DONATE TO CHRIST CHURCH THROUGH AMAZON SMILE…Donate while you shop! When you shop using smile.amazon.com  you can either choose Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church as the organization you would like to support or plug smile.amazon.com/ch/23-1578712 into your browser and Amazon donates .5% of your purchases to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church.

BRAILLE EDITION…Please note that a Braille edition of the ELW is available to use for worship. Please notify the church office if you know someone who needs it. 

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY – Update from Stewardship Committee...We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents practical steps to get from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more! The topics of the lessons are listed below:

  1. Super Saving: Common Sense for Your Dollars and Cents
  2. Relating With Money: Nerds and Free Spirits Unite!
  3. Cash Flow Planning: The Nuts and Bolts of Budgeting
  4. Dumping Debt: Breaking the Chains of Debt
  5. Buyer Beware: The Power of Marketing on Your Buying Decision
  6. The Role of Insurance: Protecting Your Health, Family and Finance
  7. Retirement and College Planning: Mastering the Alphabet Soup of Investing
  8. Real Estate and Mortgages: Keeping the American Dream From Becoming a Nightmare
  9. The Great Misunderstanding: Unleashing the Power of Generous Giving

Classes start Wednesday September 5, 2018 @ 6:30 to 8:00 PM SHARP.  Meeting held in the Social Hall. Want more information or register: http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/

SAVE THE DATE…AN APPRECIATION LUNCH will be held on September 16 following 10:30 service, sponsored by the Youth Gathering youth and their families to say thank you to the congregation for its support.  Lunch will be chili and cornbread.  Please join us!

COLLECTIONS FOR PERSONAL CARE KITS…Jacob Nelson will be collecting items for LWR (Lutheran World Relief) for his Eagle Scout Project. He hopes to make 100 kits to send to people in need. Listed below are the needed items to make the care kits. Collection begins on May 13th and will continue through the summer until August 12th. Each item should be new and still in its original packaging in order to ensure that the items are clean. Do not donate items with any religious symbols, messages or with a group’s name. Also, please do not donate anything with military or patriotic symbols or references to the armed forces, including camouflage. Each care kit will contain:

  • Two Bars of Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Comb
  • Nail clippers
  • Bath Towel (minimum 20"x40" and maximum 52"x27")

Thank you for your support in this project! Look for updates and more information in the bulletin.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jacob Nelson at (717) 338-1992 and jacobkrugnelson@gmail.com