CTR Weekly News: Oct. 16 – 22

Worship at 8:15 & 10:45 – Sunday School at 9:30
Children’s Message: Myrthe Harkenrider

Acolytes early: Greg Speer; late: Addie Ross/Kimberly Kuehnert  
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

CONNECT NIGHT has been cancelled for Saturday. It will be rescheduled for a later date.

SPIRITUAL GIFTS SURVEYS AND PLEDGE CARDS: If you haven’t filled out the survey or the pledge card, please pick one up today and turn it in. The survey results help align you with your strengths in regard to work done by CTR’s lay ministries. The results will be shared with those ministries as well.
FALL FESTIVAL is Sunday from 5-7 pm.

ECC WILL HAVE AN AUCTION during fall festival. The baskets will be on display on Sunday for early bids. You need not be present to win a basket. Please come and support the ECC by bidding on some wonderful baskets!

LWML BAKE SALE will be Sunday during church and the fall festival. Proceeds will benefit the LWML and their mission projects. Anyone wishing to donate baked goods is encouraged to do so.

TRUNK or TREAT COMPETITION: This year’s winner for best decorated trunk will receive a $20 Quik Trip gift card.

FLOOD BUCKET PROJECT: CTR will be collecting flood buckets, along with other OK District congregations, to help those affected by the recent hurricanes. Families are asked to purchase a 5-gallon bucket with lid and fill it with paper towels, disposable rags, glass cleaner, cleansing powder, liquid cleaner, 1-gallon size bleach, scrub brush, sponge(s) and 2 pairs of rubber gloves. These buckets should be brought to the church no later than Sunday, Oct. 15. 
FLU SHOTS will be available during church and fall festival on Oct. 15.
BLOOD MOBILE will be at CTR on Oct. 22.
ACOLYTES are asked to sign up for one or more Sundays on the new schedule that is located near the library.
on October 18. Join us again on Oct. 25!

OUTREACH FOOD DRIVE for South Tulsa is next week! Please remember to bring non-perishable food and household items for those in our area who are not as fortunate as we are.

HARVEST HOUSE: Please bring clean/gently used, or brand new, clothing/household items to church during October. Especially needed at this time are items for the cold weather: sweaters, long pants, coats, blankets. Visit the table in the entry hallway area for more information and to drop off  your items.   

CLUB 3-4-5: On November 10th, Club 345 will be adventuring to the Oklahoma Aquarium to sleep under the sharks! This will be a night filled with tons of fun and learning about God’s under the sea creatures! The registration fee for this event will be $40 per student and will include snacks, behind the scenes access to exhibits, many fun and educational activities, a flashlight tour, movie time, a devotional experience, sleeping under the sharks and breakfast the next morning! If your child is planning on attending please submit your $40 and medical release papers (can be found in the Family and Children’s Ministry Office) to DCE Intern Myrthe by Sunday November 4th.

Green Country Reformation Jubilee: Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation October 29 – Immanuel, Broken Arrow –
Pre-service Recital – 3:30
Service with orchestra and mass choirs – 4:00
BBQ Reception – 5:30
Guest Preacher: Rev. J. Bart Day, Former Executive Director LCMS Office of National Mission


All NEW Sunday Night Youth Schedule! Beginning in September we will have youth events 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. Other weeks we will have weekend retreats or special events.
Oct 15 Fall Festival Night @ CTR
Oct 29 Reformation Jubilee Service @ Immanuel (**Confirmation students may receive a discipleship credit if they attend the service & complete a 1 page essay.)
Nov 5 Small Group w/Snack & Games
Nov 19 Small Group w/Snack & Games

WHAT KIND OF CROSS WOULD YOU LIKE? Evangelism is preparing 4-foot crosses designed to be displayed in the ground (picket bottom), hung on a fence, house, tree or wherever you like (flat bottom). There are four colors (chocolate, vanilla, rose or natural). Sign up sheets are at both entrances for orders. Please indicate color and style or email Tom Kuehnert at judymot@cox.net





Upcoming and Ongoing Events

YOUNG INVESTORS (Y.I.) CLUB ONLINE ACTIVITY CENTER is being introduced by LCEF. There are interactive games, coloring pages, Bible stories, devotions, videos and for older members, news stories and links to servant events and community service projects. Check it out today at lcef.org.
SOUTH TULSA COMMUNITY HOUSE: We are in great need of just about everything “canned,” as well as other proteins such as dried beans, peanut butter, meat based soups. We also need clean and labels removed prescription bottles which we use to distribute shampoo, body wash/soap and the like.  
COLLECTION CENTER: Please remember to collect various ink cartridges and electronic equipment for the LWML; food and household supplies for South Tulsa Community House; various labels for ECC (check out the collection center for a list); various coupons for the military; eye glasses for MOST Ministries. All these items can be dropped off at the collection center at the south entrance.

CTR Softball Team is forming for the Summer Season!

Check our Facebook page for more

details (CTR Softball Players)!

For more information, talk to:
James Holt (jrholtOK@gmail.com / 918.808.8530)