Christmas Giving Opportunities

Your financial support of some of our Christmas giving opportunities is also appreciated. Please consider giving a special offering for

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

ANGEL TREE

ADOPT A FAMILY

OPERATION MILITARY CHRISTMAS SPIRIT

or NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM.

Volunteers and items needed for Night in Bethlehem

Night In Bethlehem

Travel back in time to ancient Bethlehem. See, taste and smell what daily life was like when Jesus was born Saturday, December 9, 4:00 to 7:00 PM
Activities and food for all – Invite your family and friends. We need many volunteers and donations – Please indicate how you can help by filling out this form on the Hub

 

Babysitting Night hosted by Little Lambs Learning Center

All Aboard the Polar Express to Little Lambs Learning Center.

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Take some time off to do your Christmas shopping, have a date night or just be alone while we watch your kiddos for a couple of hours.

All children ages 6 weeks-12 years old welcome

Sign up for your one trip ticket online today!

$15 a child or $30 for a family

All proceeds go towards educational learning tools

Click here to Register

Advent Faith Lessons

ADVENT FAITH LESSONS begins on Wednesday, November 29 at 11:00 am. In this three-session DVD, travel with teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan to the land of Israel to discover the fascinating truths about the events surrounding the birth of Jesus. The True Christmas Story is strikingly relevant, packed with faith-building truths, and sure to speak to your heart well beyond the Christmas season.

Seasonal Choir ~ Join Us!

Who – Anyone interested in being a part of the seasonal choir at Central Lutheran.
What – An Advent/Christmas seasonal choir that will sing on December 17 for the Service of Lessons and Carols and at a Christmas Eve service.
When – Rehearsals will be Tuesday, November 21, 28, December 5, 12, and 19 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary.

Questions? Contact Mike Lauer, Director of Worship and Music, mike.lauer@clcelkriver.org, 763-270-1150

Surviving the Holidays

When you are grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. Our Surviving the Holidays seminar helps participants discover:

  • how to deal with emotions
  • what to do about traditions
  • helpful tips for surviving social events and
  • how to find hope for the future.

Please join us for this encouraging seminar on Saturday, November 11, 8:30 to 10:30 am at Central.

Register at the Welcome Center on Sundays or online.  Contact Kirsten Gill at 763-270-1134 if you have questions.

 

New Members Class – November 14

Tuesday, November 14 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Interested in joining the family of Central? Great! We are hosting a new member class on Tuesday, November 14, at 6:30 pm. Dessert will be provided and children are welcome. If you have questions, contact Rachel Pederson, Administrator, at rachel.pederson@clcelkriver.org or 763-441-2363.

Sign up on the Connection Card, at the Welcome Center or Click Here to register online.

Revelation Wellness® Fitness Class

Revelation Wellness®– Made for More fitness class is designed to be holy encounters that are more than just a great workout! We train our hearts, minds, souls and bodies in order to serve the Lord and to love others. Faith THEN fitness! Led by certified Revelation Wellness® Instructor, Katie Vick.

Join us Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:15 AM, or Thursdays, 7:00 to 7:45 PM, in the Family Life Center (gym)

$3.00 drop-in rate or 8-class punch card for $20.00.

Volunteer Opportunities

Current Needs:

  • Church Office: We are looking for volunteers to help in the church office on Sunday mornings (answer phones, assist people, etc).  
  • Holy Grounds: We’d love to train a few people to work in Holy Grounds on Sunday morning – no experience needed.
  • Hospitality: We are also seeking people who are willing to help with funeral set up/clean up, hospitality for special events, etc.

Volunteer Opportunities

    Check all that apply

Moms in Prayer

Moms in Prayer If you would like to spend an hour in prayer for your kids, Central hosts several Moms in Prayer groups.

  • Career and College age meets Wednesdays from 8:00 to 9:00 am in Room 124 and another group meets on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Lounge.
  • An all-ages group meets Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:00 am in the Lounge.
  • A Grandma group meets Mondays from 9:00 to 10:00 am in the Lounge.

Invite other moms and grandmas to join you. Questions? Contact Barb Van Tassel at 763-274-1149.