CTR Weekly News: Jan 1 – 7

THIS SUNDAY AT CTR:
Worship at 8:15 & 10:45 – Sunday School at 9:30
Children’s Message: Pastor Burmeister

Acolytes early: …; late: …
Adult Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall and Kitchen & Conf. Rm behind the library

   Women’s Bible Study on Fridays at 9:30 in the library
For service Scripture readings go to www.lutherancalendar.org

CTR’S GIVING TREE’S recipient is Mend Medical Clinic & Pregnancy Resource Center. Pick a star from the tree, purchase the item, and put it under the tree by January 1. Please do not wrap the gift.  Monetary donations can be placed in the gift box by the tree or make out your check to CTR with Mend on the memo line. 
 
ACOLYTES sign up today for the new winter schedule.

ALTAR FLOWERS: Flowers are needed for 2018. The signup sheet is located at the south entrance. Flowers are $35.00 each.

CTR-U CRAFT CLASS for January 17: The frame will be a laser wood frame that can be painted and then decorated with your choice of  burlap ribbon. Class is limited to 12 participants. Cost is $12.00. Sign up today!

OFFERING ENVELOPES for 2018 are ready for you to pick up at the south entrance. 
 
OUTREACH FOOD DRIVE for South Tulsa Community House will be Sunday. Bring your canned food/household products to the narthex for collection.

KENDRA GIVES BACK PARTY will be January 8 from 5-7 pm. 20% of the proceeds benefit our ECC. Bring in a friend and shop – call in your order – either way, come and support ECC. Kendra Scott at Utica Square.
 
CONNECT NIGHT: Connect will be hosted at Nikki and Brandon Witt’s house on Saturday January 6th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Please dress in your most festive Christmas sweater. Complementary babysitting will be provided at Church from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
 
ECC LOVE GATHERING: Please bring kleenix, paper towels and non-scented wipes to the collection baskets in the narthex for ECC through the month of January. Your donations are greatly appreciated!!

MITE BOX SUNDAY is next Sunday, January 7.
BRAILLE WORKSHOP is January 8 at 9:00 at Our Savior.
BUNKO is January 9 at 7:00 at the church hosted by pat Bartley. Please sign up.
SENIOR FRIENDS will meet for lunch on January 14 at First Watch on S. Lewis.
 
JUNIOR ROUSTABOUTS: We are excited to announce that on January 7th we will be kicking off a new program for all ages! Junior Roustabouts is a service group for children from preschool to high school and their parents. This workday will include lunch and a service project led by our very own Roustabouts. Sign up near the library!

Mark your calendars for Camp Out Winter VBS on February 2-4th! Does your child look forward to VBS each year? Come February, does your family start to have Cabin Fever? Then join us for Camp Out Winter VBS on February 2-4th. Children three years old to fifth grade will learn s’more about Jesus, while their parents can attend fellowship and Bible Study hosted by John and Erin Busch from Camp Lutherhoma!

Camp Out Winter VBS Dates and Times

Friday, February 2, 2018
Kick-Off Dinner: 4:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday Night VBS: 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Breakfast: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Saturday Morning VBS: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Club 345 Movie: 11:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 4, 2018
VBS Celebration/Camp Lutherhoma Presentation: 9:30 a.m.
 
Save the Date for Family and Club 345 Events:
January 6: Connect Night – January 7: Jr. Roustabouts
February 2-4: Camp Out Winter VBS
February 3: Club 345 Camp Out Movie Afternoon
March 4: Jr. Roustabouts
April 6-8: Club 345 Retreat to Camp Lutherhoma
April 14: Connect Night
May 12: Club 345 Silly String and Water War 

Save the Date: Jr high & High School Incredible Pizza lock-in w/other Tulsa area LCMS churches is Feb. 18-19. Ok’d in Christ High School District Gathering in Norman, OK is March 9-11.

Sunday Night Youth Schedule! 2 Sundays a month from 3:00-5:00 PM! You will have the option of participating in a Confirmation class or a Small Group Bible Study followed by a light snack and games. 
Feb. 11 Confirmation/Bible Study & Games
Feb. 25 Confirmation/Bible Study & Games
 
JR HIGH RETREAT (6th-8th grade) January 26-28, 2018. The Jr High Retreat is only for CTR youth and friends. This annual event brings together our 6th-8th grade students and friends for a weekend of Bible study, fellowship and team building. Jr High Retreat @ Camp Lutherhoma in Tahlequah Cost is $70 per Jr high student or friend & $35 per high school student leader
You can sign up by returning a check for the registration amount (see above) & the form. You will not complete a medical form until after January 1st.