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.
February 1 and 2, 2014 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 SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 2 3:00 p.m. 5th & 6th Grade Youth ** 7:00 p.m. High School Youth ** MONDAY – FEBRUARY 3 Pastor Jay’s Day Off Pastor Terry’s Day Off 6:00 p.m. Blind Support Group 7:00 p.m. GriefShare TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 4 Mr. Bode’s Day Off 8:00 a.m. Toolbelt Tuesday ** 1:00 p.m. Gardening Class 7:00 p.m. Good News Class
TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 4 (continued) 7:00 p.m. Gardening Class 7:00 p.m. Co-ed Volleyball 7:00 p.m. Alcoholics for Christ WEDNESDAY – FEBRUARY 5 8:00 a.m. Men’s Bible Study ** 9:15 a.m. Women’s Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Prayer Time 7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir
TODAY IS CUB SCOUT SUNDAY – Scout Sunday celebrates the birthday of the Cub Scouts in 1910, 104 years old. Christ The King has been an important partner in the Scouting program. The Scouts of Pack 1783 will be our greeters and be recognized today at the 11am service. CTK SCHOOL ALUMNI OF ALL AGES are invited to sing in an alumni choir at the 9:45 service on Sunday, March 2 nd. Two rehearsals will be held at 3:30 on Saturdays, 2/22 and 3/1. Contact Tim Bode (734-285-9695 x17; firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested or have questions. SUNDAY SCHOOL CHILDREN are collecting Puff’s tissue boxes to decorate and deliver to the nursing home for Valentine’s Day. Decorating will take place on Sunday, February 9 th. Please drop off boxes in the Sunday School office. Thank you for your donations. CTK DAY SCHOOL NEWS – We are now accepting applications for 3 year preschool through 8 th grade for the 2014-15 school year. Preschool Open House will be held on February 17 th from 9am to 6pm. Open House for Kindergarten through 8th grade will be held on March 5 th from 9am to 5pm. If you are not able to make the open house, please call 734.285.9697 or email email@example.com to set up a visit. You can also visit our website at www.ctksouthgate.org and request a visit.
SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 8 7:00 p.m. Euchre Party ** SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 9 5:00 p.m. 7th & 8th Grade Youth ** 6:00 p.m. High School Youth
THURSDAY – FEBRUARY 6 10:30 a.m. Convalescent Home Service 6:30 p.m. King’s Ringers 6:45 p.m. Women’s Malachi Bible Study 7:30 p.m. East Band Rehearsal
GENERAL INFORMATION SCHOLARSHIP OFFERING - Christ The King is committed to help support our members who are students enrolled at Concordia Colleges and Seminaries. There will be a door offering today after all services. Please consider giving to this ministry area. Thank you!
FRIDAY – FEBRUARY 7 7:00 a.m. Prayer Vigil 6:30 p.m. Daddy/Daughter Dance
Michigan District Gathering Mtg**
7:00 p.m. High School Youth ** ** Pennsylvania Rd Campus
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 currently discussing the Bible’s most vile character, Satan, using a video series entitled “The Great Deceiver.” 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 meets every Wednesday at 9:15am in the Upper Room. We continue our study of the Book of Acts. All women are welcome. SMALL GROUP NEED - We have several members who would like to join a Small Group where children are welcome to come. At this point, we only have one group out of 20 that accommodates children. If you would be willing to host such a group, please contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734.281.3773. We have teachers who are willing to lead, but are unable to host. Please pray that the Lord will nudge you, if He has gifted you with the gift of hospitality, to volunteer to host a study once a month.
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 734-285-9695 ext. 15; Lisa Demou 734-2859695 ext. 10; email@example.com. Also, please let us know if you would like to be a part of this ministry. We are always looking for new members.
PENNSYLVANIA RD CAMPUS NEWS WATCH PATROL - PA Rd is looking for a few more volunteers to do watch patrol. Please contact Denise Cashmer at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to help.
2014 OFFERING ENVELOPES – You may pick up your envelopes in the West Gallery. God bless your giving.
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.
CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS for 2013 are available in the West Gallery near the Cana Room. Thank you for your continuing support of Christ The King and its ministries. 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 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!
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! 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 SENIORS’ LUNCH BUNCH will meet on Tuesday, February 4 th at 11:30am at Outback Restaurant in Southgate on Eureka Rd, west of Dix. To attend or cancel, contact Joan Dyer-Zinner at email@example.com. SUPERBOWL SUNDAY SUB SALE - If you pre-ordered subs, they will be available for pickup before and after services on Saturday and Sunday, February 1 st and 2nd, in the school cafeteria. Thank you for supporting the High School Youth! DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE – Friday, February 7 th, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Cost is $10 per Dad & Daughter, $15 for Dad & two or more Daughters. Cost covers DJ, picture, “goody bag” & refreshments. Pay at the door. All ages welcome. EUCHRE PLAYERS – Our next tournament is Saturday, February 8th 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. FREE GARDENING CLASS – This 5-week class will meet Tuesdays, beginning February 4 th, at CTK, Trenton Rd, in the Upper Room. Class time is 1pm and repeated at 7pm. No registration required; just come! Week 1: The ABC’s of successful seed starting. Week 2: Seed saving: The “How to do it” yourself the right way. Week 3: Vegetable Gardening made easier and more productive in your space. Week 4: Growing and storing Herbs, either fresh, frozen or dried; how to do it. Week 5: How to design the space yourself, steps to do on a shoestring or have all or part of it done by someone else. 8th GRADE BOWLING FUNDRAISER – Saturday, February 15th, 7 to 9pm at Woodhaven Lanes. Cost is $20/person for 2 games, shoes, pizza and pop. Tickets will be sold at the Ministry Center. You must purchase tickets in advance. Thanks for supporting the 8 th grade class. DONATION STATION – Thanks to those who donated butane tanks and propane for our heat. We are there every Thursday from 2 to 4pm and Saturday from 10am to 1pm, getting ready for our next community sale, which is in May this year. We could sure use help on those days; dress warmly! We also depend on our faithful members to donate items to sell. Please put donations under the overhang of Building #9, which is now tarped. And as always, pray that our interaction with those who shop will be a good witness for WHO we are doing this for. Any questions, please contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-281-3773. CEF PROVIDES FREE CONSULTATION for estate planning. Contact Bill Burmeister at the CEF office (800-242-3944) or by email (email@example.com) to set up an appointment. LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH is now accepting registrations for the 2014-2015 school year. Early registration fee is $100 through January 31 st. If you have not received a registration card and would like one, please contact the school office at 734.586.8832 or firstname.lastname@example.org. SOUP AND CHILI COOK-OFF presented by Lutheran High School South, on Sunday, February 2 nd. Come and enjoy a delicious sampling of soups, chili, and homemade desserts before heading home to watch the Super Bowl. Tickets are $8 per person. For those not interested in soup or chili you can have a hot dog, chips, and a drink for $3. A vendor fair will also take place during this event. If you are interested in entering the Cook-Off, please contact the school office at 734.586.8832 or email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you there! MISSION U WORKSHOP is being hosted by St. Paul’s, New Boston, 10109 Craig St, New Boston, on Saturday, February 22 from 9am to 2pm. To register, call 734.753.9048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church Attendance Bible Class Sunday School Visitors
EARLY COMMUNION CLASS INSTRUCTION DATES – This four-week class will meet in the sanctuary for four consecutive Sundays, beginning February 23rd. Mike Harden will be your instructor. This Spring class is limited to 15 students. Children of members who are 10 years old and in the 5th grade are eligible to register. To review the policies, please pick up a form from the Resource Center. Students must be registered in order to attend. Please return completed forms to the church office. You will need a Luther’s Small Catechism for this class, which may be purchased from the Psalms and Proverbs Bookstore for $13. Call Sharon Sutton with questions. First Communion for this class will be Sunday, March 23 rd at the 8:30am service. JR HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH 5th & 6th GRADE YOUTH meets today, Sunday, February 2nd from 3 to 5pm at the PA Rd Campus. Please join us! HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH TONIGHT Sunday, February 2 nd we meet from 7 to 9pm at the PA Rd Campus for devotion and snack. HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH NEXT WEEK Sunday, February 9th we will meet from 6 to 7pm at PA Rd to discuss the MI District LCMS Gathering. From 7 to 9pm we will meet for devotion and snack. MICHIGAN DISTRICT LCMS GATHERING - The High School Youth will attend the Michigan District LCMS Gathering, held June 22 to June 25, 2014, at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island. There will be an informational meeting on Sunday, February 9 at 6pm at the Pennsylvania Rd Campus to discuss trip details and also to discuss new and upcoming fundraisers for 2014. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 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. SUPPORT MINISTRIES GRIEFSHARE for those grieving the loss of a loved one, meets each Monday through April 7 th in the Upper Room from 7 to 9pm. Cost is $10 for registration. Questions? Contact Teresa Samson at email@example.com. Members of CTK and people from the community are invited to attend. BLIND SUPPORT GROUP meets this Monday, February 3 rd from 6 to 8pm in the Upper Room. This support group is open to anyone with any level of blindness. Contact Bob Rehahn with questions at 734.281.8025. ALCOHOLICS FOR CHRIST – Meets Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Commons. Childcare available at $2 per child (if prearranged). IN THE WEST GALLERY FLOWER CHART for March to July is up in the West Gallery. Flowers are $15 a vase. We have 6 vases available each week. Payment may be placed in the offering. Please designate “altar flowers” on envelope. CARE NOTES MINISTRY – Selected help is available through the Care Notes in the West Gallery Resource Center. Feel free to help yourself and/or take one for a friend in need. For help with daily struggles choose “Easing the Burden of Stress”, “Finding a Way to Forgive”, “Growing through Life’s Transitions.” For family choose “Family Caregiving-When It Gets You down”, Six Ways to Heal and Strengthen Your Family”, “Doing Your Best as a Single Parent.” There are also “Teen”, “Kids”, “Grief”, and “Illness” sections. COLLECTIONS IN THE WEST GALLERY EYEGLASSES for MOST Ministries. All types of glasses are accepted. LISTEN TO THE LUTHERAN HOUR THE LUTHERAN HOUR can be heard on Sundays on (1600) @ 9:00 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.
THE BIG PICTURE Last Week YTD Average 851 909 237 249 93 91 138 141
YTD Average 2013 1,043 280 107 190