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.
May 17 and 18, 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 – MAY 18 1:00 p.m. Labor of Love Work Day ** 3:00 p.m. 5th & 6th Grade Youth ** 7:00 p.m. High School Youth ** MONDAY – MAY 19 Pastor Jay’s Day Off Pastor Terry’s Day Off 6:30 p.m. Stephen Ministry, Supervision and Continuing Ed 7:00 p.m. GriefShare 7:30 p.m. Brass Ensemble Rehearsal
TUESDAY – MAY 20 Mr. Bode’s Day Off 8:00 a.m. Toolbelt Tuesday ** 7:00 p.m. Co-ed Volleyball 7:00 p.m. Alcoholics for Christ WEDNESDAY – MAY 21 8:00 a.m. Men’s Bible Study ** 9:15 a.m. Women’s Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Prayer Time ** Pennsylvania Rd Campus
GENERAL INFORMATION SPRING LABOR OF LOVE – Sunday, May 18th, from 1 to 5pm, we are working on the grounds at our Pennsylvania Rd Campus. Bush trimming, weed whipping, flower planting, window washing, truck & equipment waxing, etc., will be waiting for us. 75+ people can get “tons” done. Pizza and dessert will be served at 5pm, provided by the church. Sign up for tasks in the West Gallery at Trenton Rd or the Atrium at PA Rd. Please pray for good weather! ~TLC MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE – Going out of town Memorial Day weekend? Join us Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm for worship in the Pennsylvania Rd Campus Fellowship Center. Following worship there will be an ice cream social. GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR PHASE 1 SANCTUARY Sunday, June 1 at 12:30pm. Join us for this special event. We will gather on the lawn near the Fellowship Center, where there will be a short 20-minute ceremony. (No chairs will be set up. Please bring a chair, if needed.) A cake reception will follow. CHURCH OFFICE STAFFING – Monica, Lisa, Mitzi and Wendi will be at ACS Training May 27 th to 30th. Staff will be minimal, but someone will be here from 9am to 3pm, if you have a need. SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL – Please prayerfully consider signing up to teach Summer Sunday School. It’s only a one month commitment. The sign up sheet is on the bulletin board outside the Sunday School office (The Commons). 8th ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW - Sunday, June 8th from 12 to 4 pm at the PA Rd Campus, hosted by the Downriver Wanderers Classic Car Club and sponsored by the CTK High School Youth. Gates open at 11am. A $10 donation is collected to enter your car, but the viewing is free! Door prizes & awards will be given out and great food will be available! VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – July 21-25, 9am to noon. Lots of volunteers are needed! Look for the VBS sign-up sheets in the back of the West Gallery after Memorial Day. BOOKS FOR BIBLES - Please take a look at our “Books for Bibles” display, located at the south end of the cafeteria near the gym. The books range from Patterson to Picoult, Christian books to cookbooks, with every genre in between. You may take a book and make a donation in the lock box attached to the shelf. All proceeds go toward the purchase of New Bibles/Hymnals for the new sanctuary. CTK SUMMER CAMP - For students entering Kindergarten through 8th grade, June 9 to August 29, 2014. Applications are available at the Ministry Center, outside the school office or on our website, www.ctksouthgate.org. Click on “Summer Camp.” Questions? Please call the school office at 734.285.9697. 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!
THURSDAY – MAY 22 7:00 p.m. Memorial Day Service w/Communion ** 8:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social FRIDAY – MAY 23 7:00 a.m. Prayer Vigil 7:30 p.m. South Band Rehearsal SUNDAY – MAY 25 5:00 p.m. 7th & 8th Grade Youth ** 7:00 p.m. High School Youth **
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. Our last meeting will be May 28th. We will break for the summer and resume in the fall. SMALL GROUPS LAST CALL - Most of our small groups are taking a break for the summer, but will begin again in September. If you would like to plug into a Home Small Group Bible Study this Fall, or if you would like more information concerning Small Groups, please contact email@example.com or 734-281-3773. 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. 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. 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. 2014 YTD is $694. PAPER RECYCLE BINS are located by the Admin Bldg near the trash and scrap recycle dumpsters. Thanks! BOTTLE/CAN DONATION POTENTIAL – 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 $754. 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 DO YOU HAVE A PRAYER CONCERN or would like a visit from a spiritual care elder? Contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734.285.9695 ext 10. SENIORS’ LUNCH BUNCH meets Tuesday, June 3rd at 11:30pm at Big Bear Lodge, 25253 Telegraph, Brownstown. Call Cindy Thomas at 313.386.6291 to attend or cancel. 16th
CONFIRMATION ADULT PEER EDITORS NEEDED - June to 19th, from 10 to 11am. If you would like to help two or three students write their Confirmation testimonies of faith or would like more information about this opportunity, please contact Carol at email@example.com or 734.281.3773. Your job would be to encourage, support, and be a “friend” to these kids during this class. If you enjoy writing, that is helpful, but not necessary. RELAY FOR LIFE OF SOUTHGATE - Please join the Christ The Kings’ team “Cancer Kickers” on Saturday, May 31st at 10am at Homer Howard Park, 14400 Dix (in front of Southgate City Hall). The relay begins with a “survivor” lap, as other walkers join throughout the day and night. Spend an hour or stay the night. Sign up as a team member or make a donation for the Christ The King Team at www.relayforlife.org/southgatemi. Survivors receive a t-shirt. Team members who raise $100 also receive a shirt. But you must pre-register. Visit the CTK tent and support the efforts to defeat this dreadful disease. Illuminary bags will be available at CTK between services, for a $10 donation, to decorate with the name of the person to be honored or remembered. These bags, lit with candles, will line the walk Saturday evening as we honor our loved ones. CLASSIC CAR SHOW - The High School Youth will be preparing food for the concessions at the CTK Classic Car Show at the Pennsylvania Rd Campus on Sunday, June 8 th. We are currently needing to borrow a large gas grill for the concession stand. If you have a grill we can borrow for the day, please contact Becki at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. NEED HELP MAKING COPIES - We are in the process of making the master copy for an upcoming CTK musical CD. We will need people with burner ability on their computer to help make copies. We will supply the “master” and the CDs; all you have to do is make copies. If you would be interested in helping us, please contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-2813773. The copyright rules to make this CD have or are being obtained. CEF STEP-UP RATE NOTES offer rates that increase every 6 months for 24 months, growing from 0.50% to 1.25%. For more information contact CTK’s CEF Rep, Tim Bode (734-2859695 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.micef.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 and August 19th, August 22 nd, and September 16th with Habitat for Humanity Detroit. Please sign up to volunteer by contacting Laura Barson at Laura.Barson@thrivent.com or 734-284-1838.
Church Attendance Bible Class Sunday School Visitors
JR HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH 5th & 6th GRADE YOUTH meets today, Sunday, May 18th from 3 to 5 pm at the PA Rd Campus. Hope you see you there! HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH TONIGHT Sunday, May 18th we meet from 7 to 9pm at the PA Rd Campus for devotion and snack. HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH NEXT WEEK Sunday, May 25th we meet from 7 to 9pm at the PA Rd Campus for devotion and snack. DONATION STATION NEWS DONATION STATION NEWS - Don’t put those baking supplies away yet! Our next community sale is scheduled for July 24 th to 26th. That is our big three day sale and the community looks forward to our CTK bake sale. This is the sale when any type of baked good is featured. Watch your bulletin for more information. We will need new contributions to fill our building with “stuff” for the July sale. We can use anything EXCEPT old TV’s and old computers that are outdated. Good furniture is always appreciated and sells well. Thanks for all of your help making our Donation Station such a success. SUPPORT MINISTRIES GRIEFSHARE –This support group, for those grieving the loss of a loved one, meets each Monday from 7 to 9pm in the Upper Room through July 21st. Another 13-week session is scheduled for the Fall, October 6th to December 29th. If you are interested in becoming a facilitator or aide, please contact Teresa Samson at 734.282.8012 or 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 prearranged). VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WATCH PATROL – If would like to help with this ministry, please contact Lisa at 734.285.9695 or email@example.com 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. 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. DONATIONS VBS DONATIONS - Pre-mixed lemonade/pink lemonade, animal crackers, Rice Krispie treats. Please leave donations in the West Gallery bins, by the Cana Room. M.O.S.T. MINISTRIES needs suitcases for summer mission teams. They need to be on wheels and no larger than 62 linear inches. If you have one to donate, you may drop it off in the church office. Thank you! EYEGLASSES for MOST Ministries. All types of glasses are accepted. Look for the basket in the West Gallery. 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. 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 1,122 187 54 187
YTD Average 1,038 221 76 177
YTD Average 2013 1,114 236 91 216