Recent Events

Contemporary Worship Resumes Sept. 9th

Starting on September 9th the 11:15am contemporary worship will begin a new year with SECOND CHANCES. We will look at biblical stories of individuals who were restored by the grace of God in Jesus Christ. Stories like the woman at the well, the Geresene demonic, the “sinful” woman who anointed Jesus’ feet will guide us…

Sunday School Resumes on Sept. 9th

Another year of sharing God’s love at Sunday School will begin on September 9! Our wonderful Sunday School teachers have already met with me to plan out a fantastic year! Sunday School Registration Forms are now available! Please note that the forms include a photo release. Please complete and return the forms to the church…

Service on the Sound Photos

We had our annual Service on the Sound at Sunken Meadow Beach. The weather was beautiful and it was our best-attended service yet. Some folks on the boardwalk joined our service as well. The picnic after the service was our biggest and best ever. There’s not enough room in this post to describe all the…

Service on the Sound

Pack a beach chair or blanket and come for the Service on the Sound starting at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at Sunken Meadow State Park. The service will be in front of the beach house off Parking Field 3 on the far east end of the boardwalk. Look for the Christ Lutheran feather…

Vacation Bible School Registration Is Open!

Save the date. Spring is here and summer can’t be far behind! That means, it is time to plan to join us for Vacation Bible School! This year’s theme is “TIME LAB, Discovering Jesus from Eternity Past to Eternity Future” and will take place from August 6 through August 10, 2018. Register before June 3rd…

Mr. Rodgers – Back by Popular Demand

This summer we are going to revive the contemporary series “won’t you be my neighbor: life lessons I learned from Mr. Rogers.” Each week we will look at some of the important messages Fred Rogers taught and modeled for us. Next week we start with “Remember everyone is your neighbor; did Jesus really mean what…

The Real Story Behind the Purple Hair

‘Twas the Eve of the Youth Gathering” Adapted from A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore by Mary Ann Stephens   ‘Twas the eve of the Youth Gathering, when all through God’s house All the creatures were stirring, even this church mouse; The early birds had chosen seats that were prime, In hopes…

VBS Kickoff Carnival Fun

We had our Kickoff Carnival for VBS today. Lots of games, prizes and fun. Everyone had a good time including Pastor Jim, as you can see. Want more fun? Join us for VBS, August 6th through the 10th. More information here.  

VBS Kick-Off Carnival

Please join us for a Time Lab VBS Kick-off Carnival, Sunday, July 8th 10:30 am to 12 noon. Games, prizes, light snacks. Let’s get “supercharged” for a great VBS.

Emergency Blood Shortage

On Sunday, July 1, 2018 , a local Elwood student, Jazmine Bush, is holding a Scholarship Blood drive in the Fellowship Hall of our church from 8:30 am – 1:00pm. Please consider donating, Sharing this lifesaving gift can save up to three lives! To schedule an appointment, contact Jazmine at 278-2581. Walk-ins welcome!

High School Graduation Recognition

Next Sunday, June 17th at the 11:15am worship service we will recognize and celebrate with all of our high school seniors.  Please join us so we can send them off with love and traveling mercies. High School Seniors – Pictures are now due!

Volunteer Breakfast

Volunteers who helped at the Food Pantry are invited to the ELC Food Pantry Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast  on Friday June 15th from 9:30 to 11 at First Presbyterian Church in Northport.  This is a great opportunity for all volunteers to  gather in fellowship.

Craft Help Wanted

Have all your activities stopped for the summer? Why not join one of our craft groups? We continue to meet Monday nights at 7:15pm and Thursday mornings at 10:00am. For the summer we will have some sewing to do at home and also a cross-stitch kit (already printed). Our fair will be on Dec. 1st…

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Sunday, March 18, 12:30-3:00pm.  The Luther League and church are working together to provide you with a great dinner; corned beef, cabbage, Irish soda bread and other tasty treats.  The cost is $17/ticket for adults, $12 for youth ages 5-15, and kids under 5 are free.  It is time to bring back the CLC dinner….

Jazz and Bites

Saturday, March 10 starting at 6:30pm.  There will be a live Jazz band for entertainment.  We will have all the appetizers you can eat.  There will also be tasty desserts.  Your tickets will include 2 Lutheran beverages and all the soda you can drink.  This will be a fun evening of fellowship, music and tasty…

Sunday School Food Drive

Every year, we invite the Sunday School children and their families to participate in a Lenten Project.  This year, we are collecting non-perishable food items to make baskets for some of the neediest families in the Amityville Schools. Our collection will continue during Lent. In our Sunday School lessons, we often talk about helping others,…

Vicar Terry’s Farewell Party

CLC bid farewell to Vicar Terry on Sunday with (what else?) a pot-luck. It drew a big crowd who brought lots of food. Given the amount of desserts left over the Confirmation class should be wired for the next three Sundays. Check out the photos:

Sunday at the Movies

For the next several weeks we will be examining popular movies for our Contemporary Worship service. It is a fun way to think about theology and the media. Was Wonder Woman a Lutheran? Is there a Christian message in Wonder or Downsizing? So please join us for the next 6 weeks for 11:15 contemporary worship…and…

Snowflake Craft Fair coming on December 2, 2017

Snowflake Craft Fair: Join us on Saturday, December 2nd, for the 38th annual Snowflake Craft Fair. Something new this year … “Your Choice Raffle”. You select the raffle item to take a chance on by placing your ticket in the box in front of it. Please let us know if you’re making something for the…

500 YEARS OF REFORMATION: October 31, 1517

500 YEARS OF REFORMATION:  October 31, 1517 was the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.  500 years have passed and it is time to commemorate and celebrate our Lutheran heritage.  There are a number of events planned.  The Western Suffolk Conference is planning A Reformation Hymn Sing Celebration on Sunday October 1, 7:30pm at St. John’s…

Habitat for Humanity needs your help! Join us Sept 23

Habitat for Humanity:  The sign-up sheet for CLC to volunteer at a Habitat for Humanity Build this coming Sat., Sept. 23  is in the hallway. Please consider joining us.  NO EXPERIENCE is needed.  Volunteers will meet at 8:30 am at CLC & carpool to the location.  Please call/text Joan (516-330-8884) questions

Garage Sale Coming in September

Have treasures you’d like to contribute to the Luther League Garage Sale? Start thinking about what you’d like to contribute. Look for future announcements of when you can drop off your treasures and Garage Sale date (hint: the sale will be in early September). Proceeds will go to sending Luther League to the ELCA National…

Service on the Sound

On August 27th we will again be returning to Sunken Meadow State Park for worship and a church picnic. Worship will be at 10:00am on the beach on the east end of the boardwalk. We will then head to the picnic area for food and fellowship. Last year was fantastic. You will not want to…

A Cappella Choir

Come and explore the world of a cappella singing.  We plan to begin with introits (songs for beginning worship) and benedictions (sendings) and work our way to full anthems.  We have a library of great music to work with- from sacred contemporary music to spirituals to motets to very ancient chants.  The Choir is open…

CLC PRZ

CLC PRZ (CLC’s Youth Praise Band) will continue to meet on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-8:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.   The band is open to all youth in grades 7- 12 who would like to sing or play an instrument.  Come jam and have fun as we prepare to play in worship.   Contact Nicholas Kenny at 499.4182 if…

Get Ready For VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL! Aug 7-11, 2017

Vacation Bible School is coming August 7th through 11th.  This year’s theme is:   Shine, Jesus, Shine!  A Journey through Time of Biblical Proportions!  All children ages 3 through 11 (preschool through 5th grade) are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Registration forms can be found in the Narthex.  If you would like more information, or would like…

Holy Week Schedule 2017

April 9                    Palm Sunday     8:15, 9:15 We celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem with a parade of followers waving palm branches for a king.  The Sunday School will share that Palm/Easter pageant at the 9:15 service.  We will also read the passion gospel to lead us into the events of this week. 11:15                     We…

Upcoming Atria Event April 30

Save the date: April 30 CLC will join with Atria Assisted Living in enjoying a “Guide Dog for the Blind” presentation at Atria at 2:00pm.  Learn more about this vital service for visually- impaired individuals & get to meet two guide dogs.

Scout Sunday

On Sunday, March 12 at the 9:15worship service we honored and celebrated the ministry of Scouting.  All scouts, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Brownies participated.  The scouts  read lessons and prayers, ushered and helped with communion.

United States Air Force Heritage Brass performs at CLC

Christ Lutheran Church and friends enjoyed an afternoon of delightful musical entertainment on Sunday, February 26, 2017 provided by the United States Air Force Heritage Brass of the USAF Heritage of America Band.  This band features the diverse talents of five professional Airman-musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction.  From…

Sunday School project helps people in Haiti and Bolivia

In 2008 the Sunday School collected coins for their Lenten project and donated the money to Kiva.  Kiva is an organization that allows us to lend money to people in need from all over the world.  In the last nine years, we have made 68 loans to people in 28 different countries. This week Nicholas…

Name That Tune comes to Atria Senior Living!

On January 22, Vicar Terry and members of CLC joined in with the residents of Atria for a game of Name That Tune and a sing-a-long followed by refreshments.  Fun and laughter abounded. The residents were so appreciative of the fun afternoon complete with life music. Thank you to all our volunteers! Watch the Messenger…

Sunday School Christmas Pageant 2016

We held our annual Sunday School Christmas pageant and it was a tremendous success. Thanks to all of the Sunday School kids, teachers, assistants and other volunteers who made it such a success. Check out more pageant photos here.

Christmas Snowflake Craft Fair

Our annual Snowflake Craft Fair was a major success! Thanks to all the craftspeople who spent months making all the beautiful gifts and the volunteers who baked, made soup and helped out with the fair. Check out some photos of the event here.

The Angel Tree Brings Christmas to 23 Local Families

Approximately 300 gifts were purchased and wrapped with care before being distributed to 23 families representing almost 100 children. Mothers and fathers repeatedly expressed their gratitude and appreciation and the delight their children would experience because of the kindness of CLC. Thank you!

Thanksgiving – helping others in need in our neighborhoods

The confirmation class sorted, packed and delivered Thanksgiving boxes to the families in need in our neighborhoods. Thanks to the generosity of so many, we were able to complete baskets for the first 20 families who approached CLC and also for most of the families on the waiting list.  Many thanks to those who brought…

Fall Cleanup – Lend a Hand

SAVE THE DATE: On Saturday, October 29th, we’ll be having a fall cleanup from 9:00am till 12:00 noon. The Boy Scouts will be giving us a hand but we really need your help. Bagels, beverages and pizza!

Spooktacular Coming Soon!

2nd ANNUAL SPOOKTACULAR:  Come visit CLC on Saturday October 29, 2016 at 5:30pm for some scary fun.  We will again be holding a costume contest with a cash prize, enjoying some frightening food and beverages.  There will be crafts for the little ones as well.  Advance tickets $2 until October 23; tickets at the door…

Square Dance and Prayer Labyrinth Dedication

GRAB YOUR PARTNER:  Come one, come all to the CLC Square Dance and Prayer Labyrinth dedication.  Saturday, October 15th!  Dedication will take place at 6 pm with a pot luck fellowship dinner following immediately after.  Square dancing begins at 7:30 pm.  Come to one or all of the events.  Tickets to the square dance are…

Atria Assisted Living Craft Day

Atria Assisted Living Crafts On September 30th, several of the CLC Crafters helped the residents make simple fall decorations. A fun afternoon was enjoyed by all. Consider joining us next time as we bring a bit of sunshine to the residents. Watch the CLC Messenger or Good News for dates and times.