Weekly Announcements



Welcome to all the Preschool families who are worshiping with us today. We are excited to have you with us.  If you have any questions or if we can be of any assistance to you in any way, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Thanks! to all who helped with the garage painting project. 

  • To the Youth Group for preparing the garage by scraping and priming
  • To all those who helped with the painting last Sunday. 
  • To Les Daniels for repairing the garage door. 
  • To Steven Colclasure who made this Thrivent Financial sponsored project possible through his donation. 

Christ Lutheran Church - Normal invites you to a special reformation service to culminate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation and Martin Luther. This service will be held on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3:00 PM in the sanctuary at Christ Lutheran Church. There will be a joint choir from all north and south circuit churches that will join together in singing during the service. 

On Tues, at 10:00 am. Sam Harms is bringing a load of grain into the grain elevator. What makes this so special? Tuesday is Sam’s 100th birthday!  You’re invited to come to the elevator and celebrate with Sam on this special day. Sam would also be delighted to hear from all members of his church family through a card or a note.


                              Sam’s address is:

                              26285 E 2450 N Road,

                              Lexington, IL 61753

A card is in the Fellowship Hall for you to sign if you wish to do so.

2017 Christmas Program: "Jingle Bell Beach" is this year's Christmas Program! Rehearsals will start this afternoon.  All rehearsals will be from 3-5 p.m.  Students in 2nd through 8th grade are invited to participate. If you have any questions, please contact Sue Freed or Polly Walcott.

What's Happening at Camp CILCA

CILCA HOMECOMING 2017 is Saturday, October 28.  There is a 5K at 10am, vendor & craft fair, food trucks & drinks, yard games, face painting, and wagon rides from 10am-2pm, Lloyd Garrelts (from Eschelon) performing live at 12:30, and closing chapel with Rev BJ Fouts at 2pm.  Learn more at cilca.org/homecoming.

 WOMEN'S SCRAPBOOKING RETREAT is November 3-5 at Camp CILCA.  Cost is $80.  To reserve your table call the camp office at 217-487-7497 or email camp@cilca.org.

FALL CLEAN UP DAY at Camp CILCA will be Saturday, November 4 from 8:30am-12:30pm.  Lunch will be provided.  Help get your camp ready for the winter months.

More News from the Church Office

Reminders:   The Evangelism Committee is making preparations for a special dinner/event at the Bayern Stube in Gibson City on Thursday November 2nd beginning at 5:30pm to celebrate the Reformation.  A four choice menu will be offered.

However, we need to know if you are able to attend in order to provide management with a firm number of reservations.  Sign –up today on the sign-up sheet on the blue bulletin board.  Remember to bring Flat Luther with you – he will make an appropriate table decoration for our event!

(Notice that the time has changed from 5:00pm to 5:30pm.)

Church Council Meeting: Scheduled for Nov. 1 at 7:00pm.

FOUND:  Sunglasses in a bag of donations for the Food Pantry.  Please let Diana Frerichs know if they’re yours