eNews December 20, 2018
Sermons from December 16
Sanctuary Worship
He Exults Over Me
211 Central & South Worship
5 Love Languages
Congregation News
211 Central Worship: Acts of Service
Christmas is almost upon us. As we celebrate the birthday of Jesus, join us Sunday as we learn Acts of Service. Join us also for Christmas Eve service (7:00 pm) for The Ultimate Gift.
211 South Worship: Books of Christmas
This Sunday our kids will share Luke's account of Christmas with us, and we'll also be surprised at insight into God's Kingdom from Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Advent & Christmas Event Schedule
There are a number of worship service, events, and serving opportunities happening at Christ Lincoln this season. View our event schedule and join us for worship, fellowship, and fun!
Blessing the Beams at South
Steel has arrived at our new South Build. Pastors will be blessing beams at services on January 6th. Anticipated child care opening 8/15. First service September 22nd, 2019.
Next Steps
Connect
Little Ones' Night at the Children's Museum
Families with children ages 0 thru Pre-K are invited to a free night just for Christ Lincoln! Enjoy dinner, fellowship, and fun! Register here.
Interested in Ringing Handbells?
Opportunities are available to join the Handbell Chorus for the spring semester. Previous experience is not necessary. For questions or to join, please contact director Jennifer Baack (402.617.2478).
Sign Up Now for the Volleyball League
Registration Deadline: Friday, December 28; League starts Sunday, January 13
Join our competitive or recreational volleyball league! Games will be played on Sunday afternoons. Deadline is December 28th. Register here or contact Sue Anne Philson with questions.
Grow
Beat Debt, Build Wealth
Orientation: Jan 13 & 15; Sessions Begin: Jan 20 (Sun, 9:30 or 11:00 am, or Tues, 6:30 pm)
Registration for FPU winter classes is now open! Register online for this 8-week session , or at orientation on Sunday, January 13. For questions, contact Tom Grunow at ext. 107.
Sunday Pastor's Bible Study
Sunday, January 6; 9:30 am; FH
Join us on Sundays starting January 6 for Bible study! Pastor Keinbaum will lead our first two weeks of class, followed by Pastor Reek for the next several months.
2019 Pre-Marriage Classes Announced
Sundays, Jan 12 & 19; Thursdays, May 9 & 16; Thursdays, Sept 12 & 19
Dates for our 2019 pre-marriage classes have been announced! To learn more or to sign up, contact Bob Ewell (ext. 106) at the church office.
Adult Bible Studies Announcement
Due to his new commitment at Tabitha, Pastor Ray Boeche will be completing his work among us as bible study leader on Sundays and Wednesdays. We pray that Ray will be blessed in his new position, and praise God for his ministry and friendship among us! Christ Lincoln will be looking to add a new bible study leader in early 2019.
Serve
Minimum Distribution & Stock Giving
Information and assistance on utilizing RMD, QCD, SEP IRA distributions, or stock for general fund and/or special funds is available on the website or by contacting Tom Grunow , ext 107.
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.
Go
Year-End Gift Counseling Opportunity
Monday, December 31; Until 9:00 pm (No Appointment Needed); Church Office
Stop by the church office and meet with Tom Grunow to receive guidance and counsel on any year-end gifts you're planning to make. Tom will also be available to receive your year-end gifts to the church.
Serve Lincoln: Christ Lincoln Banks Food
for the Hungry
Thanks to your generosity, Christ Lincoln donated 2,336 pounds (more than a ton!) of food as a part of the Serve Lincoln Event. Interested in supporting our Serve Lincoln spring event? Donate here.
Family Ministries
All Sunday Morning Education Resumes Jan 6
No Education classes will meet on December 23 or 30. Classes will resume January 6. Hope to see you all there!
High School Mission/Construction Trip
Registration Deadline: December 25; Event: June 2 - 8, 2019
Do you enjoy serving God with your hands? You can help rebuild tornado-stricken areas in Oklahoma with other highschoolers from across the country. Learn more or register on our website by December 25, or watch the informational video .
Christ Lincoln Schools
Last-Minute Shopping on Amazon?
Wrap up your holiday shopping by logging into your regular or Prime account and AmazonSmile donates to Christ Lincoln Schools (listed as Christ Lutheran Church).
Come & Learn More About Christ Schools
Thursday, January 17; Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 pm, or Dinner 6:00 - 7:00 pm; School Building
Join us for FREE lunch or dinner with Principal Mark L'Heureux in January to learn more about our K-5 program. Can't make it? Inquire here and line up a tour!
For Your Information
Christ Lincoln Christmas Gift Ideas
Looking for fun Christmas gift ideas? Give Christ Lincoln merchandise. Ball caps, PopSockets, tumblers, and much more are available at the Bookstore in 211. Contact Sue Anne Philson for ideas.
Career & Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers Needed
If you are looking for more ways to get involved in our church, we are looking for volunteers to serve in the following areas: Cafe, data entry, counter, greeter, parking, and phones. Contact Sue Anne Philson for details or to volunteer!
Child Care Position Available
Christ Lincoln Child Care is seeking a loving and nurturing individual with child care experience to be a part of our child care ministry team. The individual will provide quality Christian care, create and carry out opportunities and environment for infants/ toddlers to grow and develop. Visit our website for more information, or contact Annette Kracke (402.483.7774 ext. 112).
Quick Links
Connect With Us
ChristLincoln.org
(402) 483-7774
4325 Sumner Street
Lincoln, NE 68516