Weekly Announcements

Happy Anniversary Pastor!

This month represents the 20th anniversary of Pastor John’s installation at Christ Lutheran. We would like to invite each of you to join us in celebrating this event Sunday, January 19th, in the Fellowship Hall.

Thursday Morning Bible Study

Our study to start the new year will be the Lifelight Bible Study on the book of Judges. The study began on January 16th, and ends on March 12th. Please contact Jordan for more information.

Souper Bowl of Caring

The Sundays leading up to the big pro football game present an opportunity for us to collect cans and containers of soup for the Bread for All Food Pantry. Chip in during the four “quarters” of our food drive: 2nd Quarter—January 19; 3rd Quarter—January 26; 4th Quarter—February 2 by bringing these items to the metal soup container, and table, that will be outside the Tree House Room 1&2 each of those Sundays.

Marbridge Ranch 

We are planning to volunteer at The Ranch (assisted living) of Marbridge (www.marbridge.org) on a Saturday morning, January 18th from 9:45am to 11:15am, to lead/help with arts and crafts, and to spend time with the residents. Marbridge is located at 2310 Bliss Spillar Road, Manchaca, TX 78652. Please contact Jordan at 512-442-5844 or [email protected] for information, and to sign up to serve.

Game Night with Christ’s Friends!

When:  January 31, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Bring and appetizer to share and BYOB. Contact the Church Office for information including for details about the location, and if you have any questions.

Souper Bowl-of-Chili Cook-off Party

Come join us Sunday, February 2rd, at 5 pm, for our annual Chili-Cook-Off held in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a snack to share and try your hand at cooking a pot of the red stuff (chili). We’ll be watching the big pro football game, and snacking/eating/judging chili entries during half-time. There will be a prize provided for the winner of the chili cook-off, and with no obligation for the winner to host the event the next time around. Soda/lemonade/tea will be provided. Contact Jordan with questions. We look forward to seeing you all there for this fun fellowship event.

Volunteer with Down Home Ranch

On Saturday, February 8 from 9 am – 12 noon, we’ll be helping Down Home Ranch (downhomeranch.org) with a spring planting event in their greenhouse located at 20250 FM 619, Elgin, TX, 78621. The project will be a large assembly line with unique jobs, such as: Fill pots with dirt; Push carts thru the line; Put plant in pots; Watering station; Attach hangers; Set pots on tables; Arrange pots in a given pattern; Insert waterlines. We are in need of 10 or more volunteers. We’ll also hear from the Head Grower about the mission of the Ranch – “Empowering the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through social, educational, residential and vocational opportunities.” Please contact Jordan, or Pastor John, for more information, and to commit to serving there that morning.

Feed My Lambs

Our ministry providing sack lunches on Thursdays is in need of bottled water and granola bars for our lunches to hand out to the hungry souls that come to our door on Thursday mornings.