CLP eNewsletter

April 30, 2021

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Congratulations Julie Rapp!

Our Office Manager, Julie Rapp, recently accepted a new Marketing position that will allow her to fully maximize her creative skills. She will conclude her time at The Church at Litchfield Park on Tuesday, May 11. Julie shared, “Working at CLP has been an uplifting and spiritually fulfilling experience. I am grateful to have been part of the team and meet so many wonderful people.” While she will be missed, we are excited for her and all that the future holds. Thank you and blessings, Julie!

Sanctuary Seating Update

Thank you so much for being respectful of and patient with the implemented protocols on campus. It has not gone unnoticed or unappreciated. Our hope is always to keep people as safe as possible when they are on our campus. We would still appreciate it if you could help us out by registering your attendance in advance using the link provided on the website. We have increased the capacity in the sanctuary from 75 to 125 (excluding those who are serving/leading in worship) and have removed the tape and signs from the pews. Facial masks will still be required and we ask that you continue to assist our deacons and ushers with social distancing measures.

Thank you and blessings, Pastor Lynne

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Men's Life Group

Led by Greg Clement, the Men's Life Group will meet in Souers Hall on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m. Dinner is included and held in the courtyard. Guest speaker will be Lowell Easton. His topic will be "Prayer".


Women's Life Group 65+

Led by Carol O'Connor, this Life Group is the Disciple Bible Study: Invitation to Psalms starting May 11 (2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month) at 1:00 p.m. in Fireside North. Please bring your Bible as participant books will be handed out.


La Loma Life Group

Fran Grumbling will be hosting a Bible study at La Loma Community. The topic will be "The Book of Ruth". All that is needed is for you to bring your Bible. Handouts will be available. Date and time will be determined upon group sign-up.


Women's "The Book of Ruth" Life Group

Led by Marge Kinney. The Women's Life Group will meet the 2nd and 4th Fridays starting June 11 for 10 sessions at 10:00 a.m. in the North Fireside Room on campus. Study will be "The Book of Ruth". Bring your Bible - a journal - handouts will be given out.


Men & Women's "I Still Believe" Life Group

Led by Rob Gimbl, this is a 5 week journey into discovering His strength in our darkest moments. The most difficult aspect of life is enduring trials of any kind. The strongest theme threaded throughout scripture is holding onto God when suffering comes. Join us June 8 - July 6 (Tuesdays only) at 10am-11am. Location: Fireside North. Each session will contain a video, scripture reading, and discussion with handouts for each session.


Adult Singles & Couples “Tapping the Text” Life Group

Led by Mike and Lynne Kammeraad, our focus will be on understanding and studying scripture in context, which will involve watching a short video clip (18-22 minutes long) prior to gathering. We will be meeting to discuss the video and encourage one another by talking about our joys and concerns at various locations including, but not limited to, Kammeraad’s home, Ground Control, 8-Bit Brewery, TCBC Brewery, Saddle Mountain Brewery, Tap Savvy, and Scale & Feather Meadery. Join us the 4th Thursday of each month for sixth months beginning Thursday, May 27 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. No additional materials are required.


If you are interested in participating or leading a group, please email Marge Kinney at mkinney@clp.church. If you want to be a leader, please consider the day of the week, the time, how often you want to meet (once a week, biweekly or monthly) and the topic. Marge has a list of available resources and looks forward to speaking to you!

Join us for Movie Night!

COME ONE, COME ALL! Begin summer fun with Movie Night. The wonderful Christian movie, " Facing the Giants" will be shown in the Courtyard Friday, May 21, 2021. Hot dogs, chips, drinks and popcorn will be served. Bring a comfortable chair and join the church family. Looking forward to see everyone at 6:30 P.M.

Associate Pastor & Children's/Youth Ministry Director

Please continue to pray as conversations continue with potential Associate Pastor candidates. We would also appreciate your prayers as we continue our search for the Children/Youth Ministry Director.

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Wall of Military Service

Located in the Garden of Memories lies a wonderful tribute to the men and women who served in the branches of our military. We are proud to announce a new row of ten name plaques have been installed on the Wall of Military Service.


Robert W. Adams, Donald L. Noah, William V. Wilson, Jack R. Porter, Robert R. Belzer,

J W. Ellingson, William J. Trejbal, Robert P. Gaskell, Ray D. Little, & Mehl M. Logan


THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!

Children's Ministries

VIRTUAL FAMILY WEDNESDAY ACTIVITIES

Gather your family and enjoy our Virtual Family Devotional. Every Wednesday our Children’s Ministry Team sends out a family devotional via the Children’s Ministry eNewsletter. This is a time for you to gather with your family, read the devotional, explore the scriptures, and pray together. If you do not currently get the Children’s Ministry eNewsletter let us know or check out the link on the church website.


VIRTUAL VIDEO SUNDAY SCHOOL

Every Sunday our Children’s Ministry Team sends out Virtual Video Sunday School lessons. These lessons can be viewed when it is convenient for you and include a Bible story, craft, prayer, and a whole lot of fun. View them in the Children’s Ministry eNewsletter on our church website.


CALLING ALL KIDS - LIVE ZOOM SUNDAY SCHOOL

Join us on May 2, at 2 p.m. to visit with friends and teachers, learn about God’s love, get creative with a craft and share your “MIGHTY MOMENT.” You will find the link in the Children’s Ministry eNewsletter. Parents, please call the church office to register if you have not previously attended. We look forward to visiting with you.

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New Office Hours

Beginning the week of May 10, the church office will be closed on Fridays. Open office hours will remain the same Monday-Thursday, which are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A House of Prayer for All People

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES

8 a.m. & 9:30 a.m. in Sanctuary and Souers Hall


OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday, CLOSED

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Click here to watch CLP Worship Services on YouTube!

Our weekly 9:30 a.m. worship services are now viewable on both YouTube & Facebook. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyJlupWWFEk9hhC5tOnq1ng