Current Events – July 2022

Sunday Worship: Service at 10:30 AM in person and live-streamed on FaceBook.

Support for Ukrainian  Refugees: We are collecting funds in support of Ukrainian refugees. Please make checks out to Christ’s Lutheran Church with a memo for Ukrainian refugees. Thank you.

Special Congregational Meeting: On Sunday July 10, at 7:00 pm via Zoom the congregation is asked to vote on spending up to $10,000 to cover the cost of

  1. replacing our in-ground oil tank with an above ground tank.          
  2. funds to pay for parking space surface material.

You may vote by phone or by Zoom.

Phone: 1 646 558 8656

Meeting ID: 230 785 4558   URL Link:   Please join us for this very important vote. Funds are available in our capital funds account to cover the $10,000 request. However, if you wish to make a contribution to this project please put capital improvement in the memo portion of your check. Thank you for your support.

Two Adult Cats Need a New Home: Please help us find new home/homes for two adult indoor house cats who have shots for rabies and distemper.           If you are interested in adding new members to your family, please contact Judy at 845-246-9828.

Summer Reading and Prayer Group:  This summer we are offering two opportunities to read and pray together. This time we have chosen a contemporary book, “The Universal Christ” by Richard Rohr. Join us Tuesday afternoons on line at 3:30 and Wednesday after noon at 1 pm in the parish hall. To join Zoom meeting #499 229 1706 or dial 1 646 558 8656 and enter meeting # 499 229 1706.           Passcode: uThFq7

We continue meeting each week.

The School Kit Project is underway! So far we have sent  over 500 back pack school kits all over the world.  A simple gift of $12 can change a child’s life.  Special envelopes for this project may be found in your bulletin or in the pew. This project is supported by your donations and a Action Team Grant of $250. Thank you for your support.  We can change the world one child at a time.

Open Sanctuary: The Sanctuary building is open to the public for prayer and healing whenever we can staff it with a volunteer host, currently, most Wednesdays and Saturdays. If you would to join this “Open Doors” project, please contact Pastor Sonja at 845-389-2481.

Adam’s Gift Card Fundraiser: Need an Adam’s Gift Card for shopping or for a gift? Please let us know by e-mailing us at: to arrange a safe and contactless pick up! For each Adam’s Card purchased, our congregation receives 10% of the total. Thank you for supporting this fundraiser!

Just a Reminder:  If you wish to have a comfortable temperature during your meetings, please contact David Adler at 679-5328.  He will program the thermostats to provide heat for your meeting.

Snow Cancellation Policy: Christ’s Lutheran Church activities are canceled whenever Onteora Schools close  for bad weather. Worship cancellation due to bad weather: call church council president.

Office Hours: The office will be open on Wednesdays, 12:30 until 3:00.

Announcements to share? E-mail them to or call the church office at 679-2336 no later than 8:00 a.m. each Thursday to be included in that Sunday’s weekly bulletin.