eNews November 29, 2018
Sermons from November 25
Sanctuary Worship
End Times' Living: Being Merciful
211 Central & South Worship
Numb, Fractured & Twisted
Congregation News
211 Worship: Numb, Fractured & Twisted
God's gift of sexuality is intended to be a blessing, but is often misused and abused, causing pain and heartache. How can we align ourselves with Him, to be blessed?
Advent Sanctuary Worship
Wednesday, December 5; 5:00 or 7:00 pm; SMC
Join us for Advent Worship on Wednesdays in December, at either 5:00 pm or 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary.
Some Church Entrances to be Locked on Sundays
To ensure the safety of our congregation, all doors on our Central Campus except those indicated by a yellow star in the   attached map will be locked from the outside on Sunday mornings beginning this Sunday, December 2.
Isreal Pilgrimage: Open Spot
A spot has opened up for a single or couple for the pilgrimage to Israel, led by Pastor Scheich, on May 1-11, 2019. Contact Pastor Scheich for details or to register.
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Christmas Choir Concert
Wednesday, December 19; 7:00 pm; South Ministry Center
Experience the beauty of Christmas music! Be blessed by the Christmas Choir Concert with choirs, orchestra, and favorite Christmas carols. Bring family and friends!
POSTPONED: Senior Dinner Year-End Celebration
Sunday, January 27; 12:00 pm; Fellowship Hall; $10/person
Our Year-End Celebration (originally scheduled for Sunday, December 2) has unfortunately been postponed due to expected snowy weather on Sunday. We will have our turkey dinner and homemade pies in January! If you have already paid in advance, we can save your payment for our January dinner, or we can reimburse you if needed.
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First Thursdays for Women
First Thursdays For Women
Thursday, December 6; 6:30 pm (Fellowship), 7:00 pm (Bible Study); MS3
The topic for our next First Thursdays group is The Angels of Christmas: Meet the Messenger. Know the Message. Please read Luke 2:8-14 and join us for fellowship and bible study!
LCEF 4% Investments: Ending Soon!
Lutheran Church Extension Fund supports the work of many LCMS pastors, teachers and ministries. Invest $500-$40,000 for 40 months at a 4% fixed interest rate. Brochure at Biblical Generosity display or at lcef.org/40month.
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Questions About Charitable Gift Deductions?
"7 Things Every Church Member Needs to Know About Charitable Contributions” is now available on the web, in church displays, Commons reception desk, by email, or call Tom Grunow at ext. 220.
Short-Term Choir Commitment
Interested in singing some Christmas music this season? Consider joining one of our choirs for December! Contact David von Kampen at  dvonkampen@gmail.com .
Christmas Meal Baskets
Looking for a way to give back this Christmas season? Donate $25 and provide a meal for families in need. Mark your check or envelope as "Christmas Basket" and drop it in an offering tray or in the church office. Surplus transfers to Meal Ministry, which will continue to bless families throughout the year.
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Serve Lincoln: Fill A Bag
Lancaster County is home to 40,750 food-insecure people. Serve Lincoln for the Food Bank. Get your bag Sunday and bring it back during the week. Be Christ to Lincoln!
Night To Shine Registration Open
Registration: Open until Jan. 10; Event: Feb. 8; 5:00 - 9:00 pm; Central Campus
Christ Lincoln is proud to be an official host church for the 2019 Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God's love, for people with special needs, ages 16 and older.  Registration is now open!   To volunteer:  Click here .   To donate: Contact  Nancey Bernhardson
Help With Disaster Response
Want to help with relief efforts in California and Florida? Christ Lincoln is supporting the efforts of our partner, Lutheran Church Charities. Please write checks or online donations  payable to "Christ Lincoln" RE:Disaster. For questions, contact Tom Grunow.
Family Ministries
Advent Meals Begin: Desserts Needed
Wednesday evenings during Advent; 5:30 - 6:40 pm; Fellowship Hall
Enjoy Chicken Tetrazzini, green beans, and homemade desserts between Advent services, beginning this Wednesday, December 5. All proceeds support the 50 high schoolers attending the National Youth Gathering. Sign up here to provide a dessert!
Festival of Trees Silent Auction
Silent Auction: Saturday - Sunday, Dec. 1 - 9; Central Campus
Decorate a 3-foot tree in a creative theme for our silent auction, benefiting our middle school youth's summer mission trips. We provide the trees (new this year: wreaths!), you provide the decorations. View details and reserve your tree or wreath here.
Christ Lincoln Schools
Thanks for Supporting Our Auction!
Christ Lincoln Schools is grateful for all who supported our annual event with donations, financial gifts, attendance and bidding. You helped us raise $61,660 to support our ministry. Thank you!
Learn More About Us
Inquire now about Elementary School(K-5) for the 2019-20 school year and Child Care openings at our new South Campus and spots that will open up at our Central Campus.
Career Opportunities
Part-Time Seasonal Clerical Assistant (Family Ministries)
Christ Lincoln is seeking a talented individual to assist the Family Ministries team with record-keeping, supply procurement, and financial management. Visit our website for details, or contact Carol Pagel to apply.
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ChristLincoln.org
(402) 483-7774
4325 Sumner Street
Lincoln, NE 68516