What's Happening

Here's what's happening now - but don't forget to check out the Events page and Calendar for all events coming up.

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New Contemporary Worship Series

All of us know that you need a good toolbox in your home and car to make needed repairs that come up. The right tools make the job go so much easier. What is in your faith toolbox? What skills/tools are necessary for a productive, fruitful, abundant life? How can you be a more effective leader at home, work, school and community? Join us for this contemporary series as we examine the tools you need to succeed.

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Flower Sale

Again this year the Luther League will be having their annual pre-order flower sale. You can pick up your order form today in the narthex, in the office, or even online. Last year the flowers were outstanding and you don’t want to miss out on this great opportunity. The flowers will be ready for pickup the weekend of May 4-5. Please help support our young people.

Holy Week Worship Schedule

We have a full week of worship opportunities. Have a look.

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New Bible Study Series

Wednesday morning Bible Study is starting a new unit. The session promises to be interesting and informative. Starting April 10th we will be reading “Accident Saints” by Nadia Bolz-Weber. It is a modern story of grace, finding God in all the wrong people. Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber is a voice in the 21st Century that assists us in encountering God in new and surprising ways. You will not want to miss this study. See you there.

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Vacation Bible School - Volunteers Needed

Spring has sprung and summer will be here before we know it…. Time to plan for another fabulous CLC Vacation Bible School week! VBS will be Aug. 5-9 this year. Please consider helping in the many opportunities available including director or co-director, teacher, teaching assistant, etc. We are looking to form a committee of volunteers to share the responsibilities. Please contact Joan Lundquist to volunteer or get more information.

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Coupons for Troops

A volunteer is needed to help cut and sort the coupons. Deserie Burns and her class have completed the work on coupons from January, February and March and they will be able to help again in late spring. Can someone help for the next 6 - 8 weeks? Please call Angela Casano at 680-6813.

Evening at the Oasis Photos

Over 140 people attended our third annual Evening at the Oasis dance festival. It was a fun evening with great dance performances. Thanks to Melissa McParland and all the volunteers and dancers who worked so hard to make this event possible. Check out the photos here.

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Service Auction Photos

We had a hugely successful service auction. Many thanks to Gail Parisi, John Tyson and all the folks who made it possible by helping with setup and takedown, getting items for baskets, donating services and just showing up at the auction. We couldn’t have done it without you. Check out some photos here.

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Midwest Flood Victims Assistance

During April and May, Thrivent will add $1. to every $2. raised for the flood victims due to recent heavy rains and excessive snow melt. Lives have been lost and families have been displaced. Thrivent will pay all fees so that 100% of the assistance will go to help the victims. I have been in touch with Pastor Terry Krueger and he recommended that we send our assistance to The Orphan Grain Train through Thrivent. Please take a paper heart and write your name on it and tape it to the designated wall for the Midwest Flood Victims. A donation of $2. per heart would be so appreciated. Any questions - Call Angela Casano at 680-6813.

Atria Puppies

The puppies had a great time visiting the residents at Atria on March 29th. Thank you to Mike Monte for bringing the puppies and creating smiles all around! Check out a few photos here.

Confirmation Retreat

Everyone had a great time at our confirmation retreat at Shelter Island. Thanks very much to our volunteer chaperones for making our trip a success!

Habitat for Humanity Photos

Eight CLC volunteers helped with a house project in Roosevelt in Nassau County on Saturday, March 23rd. Thank you to these generous church members who gave their time and effort to help a family own their own home. We know how to insulate a house now! Check out the photos here.

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Fellowship Gathering

All are welcome! Lukans Farm Resort, Hawley, PA, in the Pocono Mountains. Monday, August 26 through Wednesday, August 28. $180.00 total per person includes two nights lodging and, four meals, based on double occupancy. Single occupancy is $275.00 total. Children $41.00 per child per night. Pool, beach, tennis, golf, boat rides on Lake Wallenpaupack, happy hours, board and card games, love and laughter. Please sign up on the list in the hallway and put a check for payment in full payable to “Christ Lutheran Church” in Jane’s office box ASAP! Questions - contact Ingrid Hancock 543-2334, cell and text 525-7644.

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Sunday School Christmas Pageant Photos

Our Sunday School did a great job on their Christmas Pageant. Thanks to Lisa Cellura and all the Sunday School teachers and kids. You can see some photos of the pageant here.

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Service on the Sound Photos

We had our annual Service on the Sound at Sunken Meadow Beach. The weather was beautiful and it was our best-attended service yet. Some folks on the boardwalk joined our service as well. The picnic after the service was our biggest and best ever. There’s not enough room in this post to describe all the food but you can check some of it out in the last photo (there were a few other tables of food not pictured in the photo). Thanks to Deanne Emory, Barbara Haerter, Liisa May and their volunteers for coordinating this event and a big thanks to Howard Johnson for supplying a huge amount of food – everyone went home with leftovers and we gave the rest to other picnickers. Check out the photos here.