Latest News and Updates

 


Silent Auction sponsored by Women of the ELCA August 25th thru September 29th

Women of the ELCA are sponsoring a silent auction that began on August 25th and runs thru till September 29th.

Proceeds from the auction will be used to fund the Women of the ELCA’s yearly Veterans Day Celebration that is on Sunday, November 10th.

Items for the auction are still be accepted during these dates and can be placed on the table in the library area.

If you have any questions please contact Dawn Young.


August 17th, Saturday, at 4:00 pm Pastor Toby Burk’s installation

There is  an installation ceremony on Saturday, August 17th for our new Pastor Toby Burk.

We hope everyone can join in our celebration and help to make him and his family feel welcome!

There is a potluck meal being served after the ceremony. If you have a favorite dish you’d like to share, please feel free to bring it too!


August 11th 80th Birthday Celebration Potluck

Sunday August 11th we will be celebrating all our members that are having an 80th or older birthday this year!

There is a potluck luncheon being served at 11:30 am. If you want to share a delicious main, side, or desert dish feel free to bring it!

If you have pictures of someone as a baby, teenager, or present age that you would like Dawn Young to include in her slideshow honoring the 80 plus birthday girl or boy please send it to her at dyoung@gvec.net or you can drop off a picture in the office and we will scan it and get it back to you.

 

 


La Vernia Food Pantry Workday August 3rd

August 3rd is Christ Lutheran Church’s workday at the La Vernia Food Pantry

The food bank is open from  9:30 am until 11:00 am. The work crew needs to arrive by 9:00 am so that everything can be ready when the doors  open.  Non-perishable food items are always needed and may be brought to the church at any time.  Rice and beans in one-pound packages are always welcome, as well as any other food or household items.  Dish soap, vegetable oil, any canned goods, coffee, sugar – any item you use at your own home can be distributed at the food bank.  If you have an abundance of fresh garden vegetables, or eggs, those can always be distributed, as well.

If you have any questions or concerns about the La Vernia Food Bank, please contact Dawn Young.

 


August 11th is Blessing of the Backpack Day during worship services

The Blessing of the Backpacks will take place Sunday morning, August 11th.

Bring your backpack, your brief case, your book bag or whatever you will be using for your supplies and books this school year.

Pastor Eileen will be blessing them during the children’s message.

All are welcome!

Let’s get the children started back to school with the support of their church family and all of God’s blessings.

Look for more information in your Sunday bulletin and Face Book


Vacation Bible School 2019

Vacation Bible School is right around the corner!  If your child is going into Kindergarten to 5th grade, WE WANT YOU!!  July 29 through August 2 at Christ Lutheran Church of Elm Creek beginning at 4:30 with dinner then 5:00 – 9:00 for VBS.  Register at the church or use this quick link:

https://form.jotform.com/91947195039165

Can’t wait to see you there!


June 30th 5th Sunday of the Month and 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration Worship Service at 9:30 AM

Sunday, June 30th is our 5th Sunday of the month and our Women of ECLCA will be hosting a potluck luncheon to help us celebrate all our couples that are celebrating 50 + yrs of holy matrimony.

There is only one worship service, with communion, at 9:30 am

No Sunday School will be held.

We will be celebrating couples that have been married 50 yrs or more this year.

A group picture of our couples will be taken in the sanctuary right after our worship service is ends.  PLEASE stay in the church for this so we can make sure to get all the couples in the picture

A potluck luncheon is being held at 11:00 am.

We welcome everyone to come and join in our celebration!


Holy Trinity Sunday June 16th – Installation of transition pastor, Pastor Eileen Spehr

We celebrate Holy Trinity Sunday on June 16th.

Our worship services are at 8:00 am and 10:30 am, both services communion services

We will also be installing our new transition pastor, Pastor Eileen Spehr

 


June 9th Pentecost Sunday/Confirmation Sunday

This Sunday  is Pentecost Sunday.  Pastor is asking everyone to wear red today.

The 10:30 worship service will have the presentation of our 2 confirmation students.


June 2nd Celebration of Pastor Bonnie and Willie Spreen

June 2nd between worship services we will spend our fellowship time letting Pastor Bonnie and Willie Spreen know how much we appreciate all they have done for our church.

Cake, coffee, and snacks will be served.  Please stop by to let them both know how much their time and leadership has meant to our church.