eNews December 13, 2018
Sermons from December 9
Sanctuary Worship
Stones, Children, Good News
211 Central & South Worship
5 Love Languages
Congregation News
211 Worship: Advent: 5 Love Languages
We prepare for the birthday of Jesus learning to love more like Jesus, communicating care in a way others can understand. Invite a friend as we learn together. Merry 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!
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.
Next Steps
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.
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).
Library Circle Open House
Sunday, December 16; In Between Services; Church Library
We invite all, young and old alike, to stop by our church library in between services to browse, munch on Christmas cookies, and check out the many videos and books in our library that reflect the Christmas season. See you then!
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.
Christmas Choir Concert
Wednesday, December 19; 7:00 pm; SMC
Experience the beauty of Christmas music! Be blessed by the Christmas Choir Concert with choirs, orchestra, and favorite Christmas carols. Bring family and friends!
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.
Give the Gift of Financial Peace
Bless someone you know with a money management gift for life! Gift certificates for Christ Financial Peace University classes are available in the church office (value $125, purchase now $100).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Family Ministries
High School Christmas Parties
CENTRAL: Thurs., Dec. 13; Maria's House (5522 S. 72 Street); 5:00 pm; SOUTH: Thurs., Dec. 13; Kafkas' House (6709 Blue Ridge Lane); 5:30 pm
Calling all high schoolers! Come celebrate Christmas together at your leaders' homes! Maria and the Kafkas are opening their homes for an evening of Central and South fun. All are welcome! FOOD!
Advent Meal This Wednesday: Desserts Needed
Wednesday, December 19; 5:30 - 6:40 pm; Fellowship Hall
Enjoy sliced ham and scalloped potatoes, pl us assorted desserts prior to the choir concert. All proceeds support the 50 high schoolers attending the National Youth Gathering. Sign up here to provide a dessert!
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
Come & Learn More
Looking for a school that will lead your child to love Jesus, love others, and love learning? Inquire about space in our K-5 classrooms and line up a tour today.
Career Opportunities
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).
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4325 Sumner Street
Lincoln, NE 68516