Committees & Ministries

Committees & Ministries

Christ’s Lutheran Church hosts a variety of Committees & Ministries. Please view the description of each below. Please contact us know if you are interested in participating in or serving on any of the committees and ministries.

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Worship and Music Committee

  • Supports the worship life and music ministries of CELC.
  • The Fine Arts Subcommittee plans for events which provide opportunities for our congregation to experience the arts.
  • The Altar Guild Subcommittee cares for the sacraments of the church, including Holy Communion and Baptisms. They also changes the Altar furnishings to reflect the ecclesiastical seasons of the church year.
  • The Banner Subcommittee makes banners and places them in the Sanctuary to celebrate holidays and various events of the church year.
  • The Worship Arts Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students of all ages to attend worship arts programs.

Evangelism & Fellowship Ministry

This ministry cares for the needs of the members of CELC and also reaches out to visitors. The committee seeks to provide opportunities for fellowship and social interaction. Some of these ministries include:12313536_900653470042020_1285638734010573894_n
  • Card and Homebound Card Ministry
  • Phone Friends
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Helping Hands
  • New Member Orientation
  • Anniversary Sunday
  • Hanging of the Greens
  • Progressive Dinner
  • Annual Church Picnic
  • Lenten Suppers
  • Kitchen Krew

Administration and Personnel Committee

The A&P Committee continues to develop and assist CELC with updating all policies and procedures for both employees as well as church members. They focus on proper and legal human resource processes for all employees.

Faith Formation Team

The Christian Education Committee’s mission is to engage CELC members of all ages in practicing the Christian life, gaining knowledge of the Scriptures, and to offer opportunities for spiritual enrichment. Charlene Rineer is the Coordinator of Christian Formation.

This committee also cares for the spiritual, educational and recreational needs of youth and children at CELC. Activities supported by the Faith Formation Team include:

  • Youth Mission Trip
  • Camp Mount Luther
  • Souper Bowl of Caring
  • Easter Breakfast
  • Project Linus
  • CROP Walk for World Hunger
  • Operation Christmas Child

Social Ministry

This ministry directs the various social and outreach ministries at CELC including:

  • Visitation/Lay Eucharist Ministry
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry
  • Women’s Sewing Group- Holy Sew ‘N’ Sews
  • Healing Dinners
  • Prayer Chain
  • WELCA (Ladies Night Out)
  • Emergency Food Pantry
  • Supplemental Food Bank
  • Medical Equipment Loan Program
  • Soup & Scripture Luncheons
  • Haven Ministry
  • Lutheran World Relief
  • Blanket Sunday
  • Eastern Union County Supplemental Food Program
  • Meat Canning Project
  • Service of Remembrance
  • Delivery of Church Bulletins
  • Volunteer Luncheon
  • Fellowship Dinners
  • Lenten Suppers

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee oversees the budget of the church and presents new or revised budgets to Church Council. It monitors the financial position of the church and as needed recommends appropriate action to Council for consideration.