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.
April 12 and 13, 2014
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 SUNDAY – APRIL 13 5:00 p.m. 7th & 8th Grade Youth ** 7:00 p.m. High School Youth ** MONDAY – APRIL 14 Pastor Jay’s Day Off Pastor Terry’s Day Off 10:00 a.m. CTK Sewing Circle 1:00 p.m. Red Cross Blood Drive 6:00 p.m. Phone Ministry 7:00 p.m. Choir/Orchestra Rehearsal TUESDAY – APRIL 15 Mr. Bode’s Day Off 8:00 a.m. Toolbelt Tuesday ** 6:00 p.m. Phone Ministry 7:00 p.m. Co-ed Volleyball 7:00 p.m. Alcoholics for Christ
WEDNESDAY – APRIL 16 8:00 a.m. Men’s Bible Study ** 6:00 p.m. Phone Ministry 6:30 p.m. Prayer Time THURSDAY – APRIL 17 MAUNDY THURSDAY ½ DAY SCHOOL 10:30 a.m. Convalescent Home Service 3:30 p.m. Worship w/Holy Communion 4:30 p.m. Fish Fry (ends at 6:30 p.m.) 6:00 p.m. Phone Ministry 7:00 p.m. Worship w/Holy Communion FRIDAY – APRIL 18 GOOD FRIDAY CHURCH OFFICE CLOSES AT NOON NO SCHOOL 7:00 a.m. Prayer Vigil
FRIDAY – APRIL 18 (continued) 12:00 p.m. Tre Ore Part 1 12:30 p.m. Tre Ore Part 2 1:00 p.m. Tre Ore Part 3 w/Communion 7:00 p.m. Tenebrae Service 8:00 p.m. 22-Hour Prayer Vigil Begins SATURDAY – APRIL 19 NO SATURDAY WORSHIP OR BIBLE STUDY 9:00 a.m. Prayer Vigil continues at PA Rd ** 10:00 a.m. Choir/Orchestra Rehearsal 5:00 p.m. Easter Eve Vigil ** SUNDAY – APRIL 20 EASTER SUNDAY NO BIBLE CLASS/SUNDAY SCHOOL NO WORSHIP AT PA RD CAMPUS 7:30 a.m. Easter Breakfast (ends 10:00 am) ** Pennsylvania Rd Campus
GENERAL INFORMATION Holy Week Worship Maundy Thursday, April 17 th 3:30 and 7:00 pm (both with Holy Communion) Good Friday, April 18 th Tre Ore 12:00, 12:30 and 1:00 pm (with Holy Communion) Tenebrae 7:00 pm Saturday, April 19 th Easter Eve Vigil, 5:00 pm at PA Rd Campus EASTER SUNDAY, April 20 th WORSHIP TIMES Sunrise, 7:00 am (with Holy Communion) Festival, 8:30, 9:45 and 11:00 am All Easter services are held at Trenton Rd. 9:45 am service at PA Rd will resume April 27 th. We encourage our members to attend an earlier service to help make room for the visitors at 11am. If you are able, please park across the street to make room for the visitors. Thank you. EASTER BREAKFAST – Join us on Easter morning from 7:30 to 10am. This delicious meal will be catered by Secret Recipes. Menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, hash brown patties, biscuits, and orange juice. A free-will offering will be collected.
BIBLE STUDIES PLEASE MAKE THE STUDY OF GOD’S WORD A ROUTINE OF YOUR WORSHIP LIFE 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. We are studying Luke’s Gospel. WEST GALLERY BIBLE STUDY – We are looking at a video series on “The Early Church.” Please join us. 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 meets every Wednesday at 9:15am in the Upper Room. We are studying Ecclesiastes. All women are welcome. We will not meet April 16 th and 23rd, but will resume on April 30 th.
22-HOUR PRAYER VIGIL - Good Friday, April 18 th from 8pm to April 19th, 9am, Trenton Rd Campus. Saturday, April 19 th, 9am to 5pm, PA Rd Campus. Sign-up books are available in all weekend Bible Classes and at the Ministry Center. Prayer cards are available on the table as you enter the Sanctuary and in the Atrium at PA Rd.
SMALL GROUP INFORMATION - New Small Groups will begin this September. Would you enjoy meeting once a month in a member’s home to study God’s Word and enjoy Christian fellowship? Small groups usually meet during the school year from September to May, taking December off. We try to keep each group between 15 and 20 people. Presently, we have 20 Small Groups that meet regularly. We would like to start at least one new group this fall, so if this interests you, please contact Carol at email@example.com or 734.281.3773.
8th GRADE FISH FRY – Maundy Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30pm. Cost for this all-you-can-eat meal is Adults $8, Students (4–13) $5, Immediate Family Plan $30.00, under 4 is free. Menu is fried and baked fish, chicken tenders, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
PENNSYLVANIA RD CAMPUS NEWS MOWING - If you are interested in helping out with mowing at our PA Rd Campus, please contact Rick Lang at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734.654.6884. We can use help with weed whipping, hand mowing and rider mowing.
EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE – TODAY, Sunday, April 13 th, following the 11am service. We will begin promptly at 12:05 in the Trenton Rd. gym, so bring a bag or basket. Children through 12 years are welcome to participate. Hop on over and join the FUN! This is a great role for Confirmands wanting to help with set-up at 10:45.
WATCH PATROL - PA Rd is looking for a few more volunteers to do watch patrol. Please contact Denise Cashmer at email@example.com if you have any questions or would like to help.
NEWSLETTER ARTICLES are due by Tuesday, April 15th. Please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or turn them in to the newsletter box in the church office.
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.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE – Monday, April 14 th, from 1 to 6:45pm in the Trenton Rd West Gallery. Sign-up on the poster near the Welcome Center or at www.ctk.me/giveblood. American Red Cross is having a drawing at our location for a $150 Kroger gift card for anyone who donates. Contact Nancy Chambo at 734.692.2034 with questions. Members and visitors, we extend a warm greeting and ask you to register your attendance by signing in the “Ritual of Fellowship” book. If you are a first or second-time guest, please indicate your address so we may send you a thank you letter. Also, 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!
TOOL-BELT TUESDAYS – Join us Tuesdays from 8 to 11am at the Admin Bldg.
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! 2014 YTD is $513. 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.
ITEMS OF INTEREST “C” DOLLARS – We are collecting “C” dollars now through Easter Sunday. Look for the box at the back of the sanctuary. All proceeds will go toward the Capital Fund Drive. 2014 YTD is $289. FLAMINGO FLOCKING - Want to flock someone’s yard this spring with 25, 50 or more bright pink plastic flamingos? The High School Youth will be providing this service throughout April, May and June for birthdays, anniversaries, birth announcements, retirements, or just for plain ole fun! Prices are very reasonable: 25 flamingos for $20 or 50 flamingos for $30. All funds help support our trip to the Michigan District LMCS Gathering on Mackinac Island this June. Please see flyers in the church office or contact any high school youth or Becki Kerr at email@example.com for details. Anti-flocking insurance is also available for only $20. DEARBORN SAUSAGE COMPANY - The High School Youth are selling Dearborn Ham Products for delivery before Easter. Final order and payment is due TODAY, April 13th and delivery will be on Maundy Thursday, the 17 th. Please see any high school youth or Becki Kerr’s in-box for order form and details. CTK’s SPRING MOM2MOM SALE - SAVE THE DATE for the CTK Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday, May 3 rd, from 9am to 1pm, hosted by the CTK High School Youth Group. Over 100 tables of great re-sale items and vendors. Admission is only $1! A great concession stand and bake sale will also be available. CTK COMMUNITY GARDEN – Do you like to garden? Do you have a green thumb? Join us Sunday, April 27th at 12:15pm in the Cana Room as we discuss our plans for the 2014 community garden at the PA Rd Campus. Planting date is Saturday, May 17 th at 9am. The harvest is used to benefit our food pantry. To provide gardening help, donate vegetable plants or make a monetary donation, please contact Joe Hilliard at firstname.lastname@example.org. ExtensionPlus ACCOUNTS at CEF return anywhere from .25% to 0.65% interest on your investment and allow immediate access to your money. They include the convenience of writing checks ($250 minimum) plus the option of a VISA® CheckCard for retail purchases and ATM cash withdrawals. Contact Tim Bode for more information (734-285-9695 x17 or email@example.com). You may also call the CEF office directly at 800-242-3944 or visit the CEF web site at www.mi-cef.org. THRIVENT BUILDS WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY helps individuals achieve greater economic independence through the building of decent, simple, affordable homes. Building these homes is more than just boards and blocks. It’s sweat and smiles, born of hard work and expressions of faith. There are many ways you can help, and they’re not all swinging hammers. Find out more by talking with Dan Dickhudt, FIC, RICP, and learn about this great opportunity. Volunteers are needed for build dates on June 5 th and August 12th with Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County. Please sign up to volunteer by contacting Laura Barson at Laura.Barson@thrivent.com or 734-284-1838. LOST AND FOUND - A Bible was found in the usher’s room. If you know of a Mark Kevin Tackett, please let the church office know so we may return it to them. LWML DEARBORN/DOWNRIVER ZONE SPRING RALLY – Tuesday, April 22nd, 7 to 9pm at St. John’s Lutheran, 13115 Telegraph, Taylor. The theme is “Until the Nets are Full” based on Matthew 4:19, “And He said to them, ‘Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.’” The speaker is CTK member, Debby Suchyta. Please join us! COLLECTIONS IN THE WEST GALLERY COFFEE CANS – At this time we have enough coffee cans for the Altar flowers. Thank you for your donations! VBS DONATIONS - Popsicle sticks (craft variety from the dollar store), any color yarn, and any color plastic tablecloths 52x90 or larger. Donations can be dropped off in the church office with a note for VBS. Thanks! EYEGLASSES for MOST Ministries. All types of glasses are accepted.
Church Attendance Bible Class Sunday School Visitors
JR HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH 7th & 8th GRADE YOUTH meet today, Sunday, April 13 th from 5 to 7pm. Join us for Bible study, fellowship and an Easter Egg Hunt. HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH TONIGHT Sunday, April 13th we meet from 7 to 9pm at the PA Rd Campus for devotion and snack. HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH NEXT WEEK Sunday, April 20th we will not meet. Happy Easter! SUPPORT MINISTRIES GRIEFSHARE - Two sessions of this support group, for those grieving the loss of a loved one, have been scheduled: April 28th to July 21st and October 6 th to December 29th. We will meet on Mondays from 7 to 9pm in the Upper Room. If you are interested in becoming a facilitator or aide, please contact Teresa Samson at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to attend but can’t fit this time frame, please let Teresa know. BLIND SUPPORT GROUP – This group has been placed on hold. If you are interested or have a need, please contact Bob Rehahn at 734.281.8025 and he will set up a time and date. ALCOHOLICS FOR CHRIST – Meets Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Commons. Childcare available at $2 per child (if pre-arranged). VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WELCOME CALLERS - Are you interested in meeting new visitors to Christ The King? We are in need of two more Welcome Callers. We meet in the evening two times per month for about two hours each time. It is a rewarding ministry for those that have the spiritual gifts of Hospitality and Shepherding. Please contact Joyce Shoup at 734.282.5180 or Lisa Demou, 734.285.9695 x10 or email@example.com. WATCH PATROL – If would like to help with this ministry, please contact Lisa at 734.285.9695 or firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up for one week at a time 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. IN THE WEST GALLERY EASTER LILY CHART is up in the West Gallery. Cost is $7 per plant. We encourage you to purchase a plant in memory of or in honor of a loved one. Honorees will be listed in the bulletin. Deadline for ordering is April 13 th. Please take an envelope and place payment in the offering. You may pick up your plant(s) after the 11:00 service. CARE NOTES FOR ADULTS AND TEENS are available at the Resource Center in the West Gallery. Check out these encouraging pamphlets, covering many different topics, including dealing with grief, illness, being a care-giver, prayer, and growing in Christ. Feel free to help yourself and/or take one for a friend. Also, remember to read/study your Bible daily, as all the answers are there, as well. DONATION STATION NEWS DONATION STATION HELP NEEDED - Before our May 16 th - 17th sale we need to get all of our rooms cleaned, straightened, and organized. Most rooms have volunteers in charge of them, but we have several rooms that need to be “adopted.” Stop by on Thursdays from 2 to 4pm or Saturdays from 10am to 1pm, to help out or pick a room of your own! We also encourage all of you bakers to start making cookies for this Spring Sale. Make them now and freeze them! Many people come to our sale just for those great homemade CTK cookies! Any questions, please contact Carol at email@example.com or 734-281-3773. SPIRITUAL CARE MINISTRY - If you have a family member or friend at CTK who is hospitalized, in a nursing home or confined to their home, please call the church office. Contacts: Harry Dutka at 734.285.9695 Ext. 15 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Demou at 734.285.9695 Ext. 10 or email@example.com. STEPHEN MINISTERS are the “After People.” They are ready to come alongside you—or your friends, neighbors, co-workers, or relatives—and provide comfort and support for as long after as needed. Prayerfully consider the opportunity to serve on this ministry.
THE BIG PICTURE Last Week 1,003 212 76 181
YTD Average 972 236 86 161
YTD Average 2013 1,128 239 92 219