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Christ The King Lutheran Church Announcements

Trenton Rd Campus, 15600 Trenton Rd, Southgate, MI 48195 Worship Services Bible Class & Sunday School Saturday: 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 6:00 p.m. Sunday: 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Pennsylvania Rd Campus, 16700 Pennsylvania Rd, Southgate, MI 48195 Sunday 9:45 a.m. Sunday 10:50 a.m.

December 28 and 29, 2013 www.ctk.me

Trenton Rd:734.285.9695 School:734.285.9697 PA RD Campus:734.285.3533 Day Care:734.285.8525

THIS WEEK AT CHRIST THE KING MONDAY – DECEMBER 30 Pastor Jay’s Day Off Pastor Terry’s Day Off

** Pennsylvania Rd Campus

TUESDAY – DECEMBER 31 7:00 p.m. New Year’s Eve Service w/Holy Communion WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 1 NEW YEAR’S DAY CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED NO SCHOOL

THURSDAY – JANUARY 2 7:30 p.m. South Band Rehearsal FRIDAY – JANUARY 3 7:00 a.m. Prayer Vigil SUNDAY – JANUARY 5 3:00 p.m. 5th & 6th Grade Youth **

GENERAL INFORMATION NEW YEAR’S EVE – Join us for worship on Tuesday, December 31st at 7:00 pm.

BIBLE STUDIES PLEASE MAKE THE STUDY OF GOD’S WORD A ROUTINE OF YOUR WORSHIP LIFE

2014 OFFERING ENVELOPES – You may pick up your envelopes in the West Gallery. If you worship at the PA Rd Campus and would like your envelopes brought out to the campus, please fill out the request form found on the welcome table in the Atrium. God bless your giving.

FELLOWSHIP BIBLE STUDY – Please join us Saturday at 6pm in the West Gallery, Sunday at 9:45am in the Gym on Trenton Rd, as well as 10:50am in the Atrium at the PA Rd Campus.

SPIRITUAL CARE ELDERS MEETING will be held at the Trenton Road Campus on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:30pm in the Cana Room. If you would like to be a part of the Spiritual Care Ministry, please contact the following: Harry Dutka at 734.285.9695 Ext. 15 or spiritualcare@ctk.me or Lisa Demou at 734.285.9695 Ext. 10 or lisa@ctk.me. BRICK PAVER PROGRAM - This is a wonderful way to honor/remember a loved one, family member or close friend. Informational brochures and order forms are available online at www.ctk.me/brickpaver, at the Ministry Center at Trenton Rd and the Atrium at PA Rd. Sample bricks are also available to view. Please prayerfully consider this initiative, which will honor a loved one and help CTK in our “Journey.” Contact Phyllis Moore at phyllismillcraft@wowway.com with questions. CHRISTNET CHRISTNET is a homeless shelter, held right here in our Trenton Rd building. It is scheduled for January 26 through February 2, 2014. Many, many volunteers are needed, so please consider helping out with this ministry. The sign-up poster will be posted outside the Cana room in the West Gallery after Christmas. We are asking for your phone number and email when signing up so we may contact you, if necessary. There are 3 shifts that need volunteers and at least 1 male and 1 female must be present on each shift. There is also a sign-up sheet for laundry volunteers to do towels or linen daily and also for volunteers to meet at the laundromat to do the large loads of all linens, towels and blankets on the last morning before we take them to the next church. Please sign-up to help by working one or more shifts. If you have any questions, please call Jen Gepes at 734-775-1972. CHRISTNET ORIENTATION MEETING - Save the date for Sunday, January 19th from 6:30 to 8pm to discuss shift duties and answer any questions. This is important to attend, especially if you are new to this ministry. MEMBERSHIP AT CHRIST THE KING MEMBERSHIP CLASSES begin Tuesday, January 14th, at 7pm at the Trenton Rd Campus in the West Gallery. Classes are taught by Pastor Terry and Pastor Jay and consist of the Good News Class (nine weeks) and the Discipleship Class (three weeks). The Good News class is instruction on Christian doctrines and Biblical teachings. After attending the Good News Class, those who wish to become members of Christ The King attend the Discipleship Class, which introduces you to the ministries and mission of CTK. Every congregation is unique and in the Discipleship Class you will learn more about your new church home. There is no cost and you will not be asked to read out loud. Enrollment is not necessary. If you have questions, please call the Pastors or email us (jay@ctk.me, terry@ctk.me). TO OUR VISITORS - We extend a warm greeting and ask you to register your attendance by signing in the “Ritual of Fellowship” book. Please indicate your address so we may send you a thank you letter. First or second-time guest? Please feel free to identify yourself by attaching a small rose (from the fellowship book) on your lapel. We’re glad you are here! Please come again!

WEST GALLERY BIBLE STUDY Our topic is “Studying the Apostles’ and Nicene Creed”. Rolando Hinojosa is our facilitator. HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH BIBLE STUDY meets at 9:45am in the Upper Room. Please join us. MEN’S BIBLE STUDY meets on Wednesdays from 8 to 9am at the PA Rd Campus Fellowship Center. WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY will not meet during the Christmas break, but will return Wednesday, January 8th. We will be in Acts 21. SMALL GROUP INTEREST - We have two people, Gene Stephens and Donna Toebler, who are willing to teach a home small group. If you would be willing to host a group, there are people who may want to attend. We really need a group that is “children” friendly, as new young families are joining Christ The King and would like to grow in the Word with people of their age and interests. If this interests, you please contact Carol at carol@ctk.me or 734-281-3773. PENNSYLVANIA RD CAMPUS NEWS WATCH PATROL - PA Rd is looking for a few more volunteers to do watch patrol. Please contact Denise Cashmer at denise@ctk.me if you have any questions or would like to help. TOOL-BELT TUESDAYS – Join us Tuesdays from 8 to 11am at the Admin Bldg. SCRAP METAL PICK UPS - For the safety of our volunteers, no pickups will be made during the winter months. Pick-ups will resume in the Spring. You are still welcome to drop items off in the scrap dumpster located on the PA Rd Campus. Thank you for ALL of your donations to this fundraising ministry. 2013 year-to-date is $4,287.95. PAPER RECYCLE BINS are located by the Admin Bldg near the trash and scrap recycle dumpsters. Thanks! BOTTLE/CAN COLLECTIONS are donated to the roof repair fund for future roof repairs. Please place donations in the marked bin on “Dumpster Lane” next to the Admin Bldg. Thank you! 2013 year-to-date is $1,634.10. PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES PRAYER TIME is a vital part of our communication with God. Come pray with us at any of the following: WEDNESDAY PRAYER 6:30pm The Commons FRIDAY PRAYER VIGIL 7:00am Sanctuary You do not have to pray out loud.

STEPHEN MINISTERS have cared for over one-and-a-half million people in one-to-one caring relationships—and they have touched countless more with compassionate understanding and encouragement. If you sense that God might be calling you to serve as a Stephen Minister, contact the office for more information.


ITEMS OF INTEREST SENIORS’ LUNCH BUNCH will meet on Tuesday, January 7th at 11:30am at The Rhapsody, 14315 Northline in Southgate. Call Cindy Thomas to attend or cancel. “C” FOR CHRIST DOLLARS – It’s time to bring in your “C” dollars. The collection box will be through Christmas Day. Proceeds go toward the Capital Fund Drive. 2013 year-todate is $2,115.00. DONATION STATION - Volunteers work at the Donation Station each Thursday from 2 to 4pm and each Saturday from 10am to 1pm. Come and help us if you can. If you would like to help in another way here are four ideas: 1. Donate any non-electric source of heat 2. Make a donation so that we can buy a non-electrical source of heat from Lowes 3. Keep your donation items coming in. 4. Most of all, keep this ministry in your prayers. EUCHRE PLAYERS – Mark you calendars! Our first tournament is Saturday, January 11th in the Atrium at the PA Rd Campus. We start at 7 pm SHARP! (Sorry, but we are unable to accommodate latecomers.) Cost is $3/single player, $5/for a couple. Each player is asked to bring a beverage and snack to share. Partners are not necessary; guests are welcome. This is a FUN event and prizes are awarded. Questions? Call Jan McSweeney. CHURCH EXTENSION FUND has provided dedicated Christian financial management since 1901. Your ancestors likely invested with CEF, helping to build faith through ministries across the state. Carry on this important tradition, responding to the vital funding needs of Michigan District congregations. Enjoy proven investment products, competitive interest rates, measurable results, and the knowledge that the Church is benefiting too. Call 800-2423944 or visit www.mi-cef.org to get started. What is SCRIP? - SCRIP is gift certificates and prepaid cards that are used for groceries, gasoline, restaurants, and retail stores just like cash. We purchase SCRIP at a discount and re-sell it at face value. You use SCRIP to make purchases you would make anyway, earning from 2% - 15% for the school. SCRIP is available on Saturdays and Sundays and is sold at the Ministry Center following each worship service and after Bible class. SUPPORT MINISTRIES GRIEFSHARE for those grieving the loss of a loved one, will meet on Mondays from January 13th through April 7th in the Upper Room from 7 to 9pm. Cost is $10 for registration. Questions? Contact Teresa Samson at 734.282.8012 or tsamson50@yahoo.com. Members of CTK and people from the community are invited to attend. A NEW BABY? – Let Moms on Wheels provide 5 consecutive dinners to your family (free of charge). Leave your family name and contact phone number at the church reception desk (734.285.9695 ext 10). We’ll call you back! Or contact Monique Reister at 734.674.2913. ALCOHOLICS FOR CHRIST – Meets Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Commons. Childcare available at $2 per child (if prearranged).

Church Attendance Bible Class Sunday School Visitors

JR HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH 7th & 8th GRADE YOUTH will not meet again until Sunday, January 12th. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. 7th & 8th GRADE YOUTH - If your child is attending SpringHill the weekend of February 21st to 23rd, please ensure that your $50 deposit is turned in to either of the youth leaders or the Jr. High Youth mailbox in the church office no later than January 5th. HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH will not meet on Sunday, December 29th, due to the lock-in on New Year’s Eve.

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH NEW YEAR’S EVE LOCK-IN at PA Rd Campus, 8pm Tuesday to 8am Wednesday. Contact Becki Kerr at becki@ctk.me for details. YOUTH FUND RAISERS EMPTY INKJET CARTRIDGE! -- Please use a Ziploc bag to avoid ink spills, and place them in the recycle box in the West Gallery. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES PA RD CAMPUS NURSERY – We are in need of people to staff the nursery at PA Rd. This is an important ministry, as it allows young families to worship, knowing that their child is being well taken care of. If this interests you, please contact Mitzi at mitzi@ctk.me. WATCH PATROL – Sign up on the chart in the West Gallery! To ensure the safety of our church, the Watch Patrol goes through the building and makes sure all doors are locked and lights turned off. Sign up for one week at a time. Questions? Call Don Hatfield. COLLECTIONS IN THE WEST GALLERY EYEGLASSES for MOST Ministries. All types of glasses are accepted. IN THE WEST GALLERY PORTALS OF PRAYER for January – March 2014 are available at the Welcome Center and the Resource Center. 2014 CALENDARS – Courtesy of John Molnar Funeral Home. LISTEN TO THE LUTHERAN HOUR THE LUTHERAN HOUR can be heard on Sundays on (1600) @ 8:00 am; (560) @ Noon; (1130) @ 6:30 am; on RealAudio at www.lhm.org. “Woman to Woman” can be heard on Sundays on (1600) @ 8:30 am and on RealAudio at www.womantowomanradio.com. SUNDAY ANNOUNCEMENT PAGE DO YOU HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT? - Announcements for this page are due by noon on Wednesdays. You may e-mail them to susan@ctk.me. DO YOU HAVE A PRAYER CONCERN or would like a visit from a spiritual care elder? Email your concern to lisa@ctk.me.

THE BIG PICTURE Last Week YTD Average 882 979 212 224 35 71 156 189

YTD Average 2012 1,049 250 77 198


CTK Announcements Dec 29 2013