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Giving Tuesday

On Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2022, we invite you to give a tax-deductible donation to the ministry work of Christ Lutheran Chruch and School. Ways to give include, text, online or in person donation drop-off to the church and school office on or before November 29. Text the word “Give” to 475- 252-4483 (CLC-GIVE) or online here and chose “Giving Tuesday” in the Fund Dropdown (2) to make a donation of any…

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Women’s Event- Advent by Candlelight

Ladies, moms and daughters, please gather with us for Advent by Candlelight, your opportunity to enjoy fellowship, refreshments, a Christmas craft, and a short program of Scripture reading and Advent reflections. Sunday, December 11 at 4:00 PM Please RSVP to the church office 310.831.0848 or by December 5 so we can be well prepared.

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Carols & Cocoa

Join us for our Christmas Season Kick-Off on November 30, 2022 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

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Advent Worship Schedule 2022

Wednesdays at 6:00 pm November 30– Carols & Cocoa December 7– 6th – 8th Grade Christmas Program December 14– 1st – 5th Grade Christmas Program December 21– Special Advent Service

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Small Business Handmade Market October 22 10am to 2 pm

Small Business Handmade Market

Small Business Handmade Market takes place October 22, 2022 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM, at Christ Lutheran Church and School, 28850 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

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Acolyte Guidelines

So, you’re going to be an acolyte? Congratulations! Only those who are going to be confirmed are selected for this important service.

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For centuries, acolytes have been an essential and integral part of worship. Acolytes are young men and women who serve as worship assistants to the pastor. Aspects of their ministry include: lighting the candles before worship and extinguishing them at the conclusion of worship carrying the cross for processionals, recessionals reading of the Holy Gospel collecting the offering plates as they brought forward serving as assistants at communion as directed…

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Lay Readers

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:105 The reading / proclamation of the Word of God is a very important aspect of worship. It is not the sole responsibility of the pastor. The ministry of the lay reader is open to all who enjoy the Word of God and enjoy proclaiming it for all to hear. If you meet these criteria,…

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Chrismons Tree

Christ Lutheran History

The Christ Lutheran Christmas tree is decorated with Chrismons. The Chrismon Tree is a uniquely North American Lutheran tradition dating back to 1957. Chrismons, “ancient symbols for Christ or some part of Christ’s ministry: the dove descending down, fish, Celtic cross, Jerusalem cross, shepherd’s crook, chalice, shell and others.”  Lawrence Hull Stookey writes that “because many symbols of the Chrismon tree direct our attention to the nature and ultimate work…

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