Beginning on May 31st and running for the duration of the summer, Pastor John will be preaching a sermon series which he has entitled “Debunking the World’s Lies.” Each week he will expose and examine a lie that we each hear frequently in our lives and may have even come to accept as true, and he will then counter the lie with the truth of God’s Word. Please plan to follow these sermons either in worship or on-line throughout the entire summer series.
Sermon Series – Debunking the World’s Lies
Pastor Rev. John C. Stennfeld
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Lie 1 – The Scientific Lie (Text: 1 Corinthians 1:20-25)
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Lie 2 – The Existential Lie (Text: Romans 8:5-13)
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Lie 3 – The Evolutionary Lie (Text: Ecclesiastes 1:9; Hebrews 13:1-8)
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Lie 4 – The Interloper Lie (Text: 1 John 3:16-18)
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Lie 5 – The Entitlement Lie (Text: Luke 15:11-32)
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Lie 6 – The Equality Lie (Text: Isaiah 1:17)
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Lie 7 – The Utilitarian Lie (Text: Leviticus 20:22-26)
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Lie 9 – The Abundance Lie (Text: Luke 12:31-21)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Lie 10 – The Identity Lie (Text: 1 John 3:1-10)
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Lie 12 – The Teleological Lie (Text: Genesis 3:1-15, Romans 8:18-28, and John 9:1-11)
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Lie 13 – The Consequential Lie (Text: Deuteronomy 6:10-18, Romans 12:9-21, Matthew 5:38-48)
“Inspirational Worship: Welcome to the Heart of Christ in the City” is the third of four videos that will highlight each area of the mission statement of Christ Lutheran Church.
The mission statement of Christ Lutheran Church is to connect people to Jesus through:
- Inspirational Worship
- Loving Service
- Caring Fellowship
- Relevant Education
so that they may know, and grow in, his love.
Starting May 31, on Sunday mornings this summer from 9:30-10:30 am at Christ during Cross Culture Thailand Vacation Bible School, children age 3 – Grade 5 will explore Thai culture, experience God’s love for all people, and get excited about their walk with Jesus. The Bible-based, faith-igniting crafts, drama, games, missions, music, and snacks at Thailand Trek will be a world of fun, an unique opportunity to learn more about Christianity in the country of Thailand and how we as a Church support the Thailand Children’s Mission. The Bible Adventures from God’s Word about Creation, and Jesus’ Death, Resurrection, and Ascension, will help the children discover that the God of this universe is real, love, forgiving, and forever. The youth will once again help with various aspects of the VBS activities during their Bible Study of The Story. Please contact Jordan for more information on how to get involved in 2015 Thailand Trek VBS.
It will be held on Sunday, August 23, following late service in the sanctuary.
Make sure to buy your BBQ tickets ($8 for adults and $4 for children 5-12 years old) for Rally Day, Sunday, September 13, and to sign up to bring something like baked goods and cakes, and to help with things like cooking, carnival games, and cleanup. If you can help serve the meal consisting of pork and sausage, potato salad, green beans, and coleslaw, that’d be great too. Let’s rally to start a new Christian Education year at Christ, spend time in fellowship with our Church Family, and support the Building Improvement Fund.
Resumes Its Fall Schedule with a tour of our own Concordia High School on September 3. David Mueller, the school’s executive director will show us around. A free lunch will be included. We will leave from church at 10:30 am by their bus, and should be back around 2:00 pm. We will need a head-count by Sunday, August 30. Please sign up with the Church Office.
You are invited to the annual “End of Summer Cool-Down with Ice Cream” – a gathering sponsored by the Eunice Guild, on Tuesday, September 15th, 12:00 noon at CLC in Rooms 7/8. Bring a friend and a favorite ice cream topping if you like. Come for 20 minutes, an hour or two, but please, do come! God’s Sweet Word, Loving Fellowship and yummy Ice Cream – What could be better!! God has so lovingly blessed us with this time to be together as Women of Christ. Let’s Celebrate it! See YOU there!
Isaiah will be in the focus in the Thursday Bible Class which will again be led by Richard Ziehr. Isaiah is a book of contrasts; it has very severe words of judgment, but it has also been said to be “The Gospel According to Isaiah.” You are invited to join the discussion. The class starts on Thursday, September 10th. Plan to accept the challenge and attend.