August 18, 2023

August 18, 2023

Ladies Night Out

August 29

Adult ladies are invited to Ladies Night Out. The next event will be held at Truck and Taps located at 175 S. Perry Street in Lawrenceville on August 29 at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to Gin Fitzpatrick and she will save you a seat.

Faith Formation News

Time to Register for Sunday Faith Formation

Classes Will Resume

September 10 at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday school at Christ the Lord is for children and youth ages four years through the twelfth grade. Classes time includes Bible study, fellowship, and creative activities. Students have the opportunity to walk their faith journey with caring teachers and their peers in the loving environment of our church. Confirmation for middle school students is taught during the Sunday morning education hour. Sunday school begins on September 10. Registration is available in the church narthex. or online (here).

Chime Choir Begins

September 10

Ms. Sue will be back to help the young CTL ringers to make a joyful noise. Chime Choir is open to anyone who is in first grade and up. Rehearsals will be held Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. beginning September 10 in room 3 in the education wing. No experience is necessary we all learn together. Have questions? email Sue Schroer. Bring the kids to Sunday School and stay for Chime Choir

Youth in Middle School

Confirmation Classes Begin September 10

If you have a youth entering sixth grade or if your middle schooler has not previously attended, we encourage them to join Confirmation Classes this fall. Please email Diane Thomas for more information.

Opportunity to Work with Our Youth

We have an amazing group of high school youth at our church. They are smart, talented, compassionate, and kind. We are seeking one volunteer to join the Sunday school teacher team. The Volunteer will work with the other two high school teachers in leading the youth on their Faith Journey. There is a lot of discussion of current events and how the Bible relates to each. We encourage service work for the group and fellowship. No teaching experience is needed for the volunteer. Help us show our youth how important we believe them to be. The teacher will start Sunday school on September 10 and continue through the school year until May 12. There are several Sundays off for Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Easter. Sunday school meets during the 10:00 hour. Contact Diane Thomas for more information or to volunteer.

Faith Formation Director

If you have any questions about Faith Formation Ministry and how you can be a part of it, contact Diane Thomas through the church office or by email (here)

Time for the Annual Yard Sale

Our annual Yard sale is quickly approaching. The sale will be held at the church on Saturday, October 7, 8:00 – 2:00. This year we are seeking many congregation members to help with the sale. The proceeds from the sale will be going back to the church. Our youth have already earned what they need for their National Youth Gathering Trip to New Orleans. We have two Sundays we will receive donations for the sale, August 27 and September 17 from 8:45 am to 12:15 pm. Contact Diane Thomas at church to volunteer. We are looking for volunteers for the following jobs:

  • Pricing items
  • Work a shift on sale day, October 7
  • Help on a drop-off day, August 27 or September 17
  • Pick up large items at members’ homes
  • Set-up for sale on October 4th, 5th , and 6th
  • Promote the sale on your local social media 

Got Stuff?

The first Yard Sale drop-off date is Sunday, August 17, 8:45 -12:15. We can’t wait to get our hands on all your donated goodies. We will be collecting items in the fellowship wing. Pull your car around to the back parking lot and we will help you unload the treasures. We do not accept clothing, car seats, or books. Children’s books are the exception and will be accepted. Items that sell well include home décor, yard equipment, tools, suitcases, small appliances, furniture, toys, baby items, and housewares. Can’t gather the goods up for the August drop-off? Our second drop-off date is Sunday, September 17. Please help us with your donations. Please hold your large items for the September drop-off date. If you have any questions, please contact Diane Thomas at church.

Join the Choir

Rehearsals Begin August 23

The new CHOIR season is quickly approaching. We are looking for more singers to join us. The more, the merrier! If you like to sing or would like to try, please stop by! Rehearsals are every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. beginning August 23. You can participate in just one project or more! There will be a Christmas Cantata!

If you have any questions about Music Ministry and how you can be a part of it contact Diliana Slavova through the church office or by email (here)

Community Sunday

September 24

Ever wonder who attends the service you do not attend? Well, it is about time you found out. On Sunday, September 24, 2023, Christ the Lord Lutheran Church will join the two services together for our first Community Sunday. We will all together at 10:00 a.m. that day.

This Community Sunday will feature a barbecue cookoff and potluck side dishes. We are seeking 4 to 5 teams/individuals to prepare their favorite barbecue. The entries will be judged and a trophy will be presented. Pr. Brad seems to think he will win, so let's show him some Southern hospitality by demonstrating how it's done.

Contact Kelli Robinson or indicate on the back of your attendance slip if you are interested in participating in the barbecue cookoff or volunteering to help with this event.

Register Your College Student for

the College Care Ministry

While our young adults are attending college, whether near or far, our faith community here at CTL desires to stay connected.


This year letters of encouragement will be written by members of our Care Team.


If you would like your college student to receive letters of encouragement and gift cards throughout the academic year, please use the link below to register them.


If you wish to be a part of the letter-writing team please email Lori Leberman.

College Care Ministry Student Registration

Adult Sunday Morning Faith Formation Will Resume When Pr. Brad Returns From Paternity Leave

A Study of the Book of Exodus

10:00 a.m. in Room 10 in the Fellowship Hallway

Led by Pastor Brad

Men's Tuesday Bible Study

Study of Acts

The Acts of the Apostles is the fifth book of the New Testament; it tells of the founding of the Christian Church and the spread of its message to the Roman Empire. Acts and the Gospel of Luke make up a two-part work, Luke–Acts, by the same anonymous author. Email Richard Burgess for more information

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday Morning Bible Study

The Gospels

The Thursday morning Bible Study will be on break until September 7. The month of September will focus on finishing the study of St. Matthew. October 5th will be the beginning of the study of St. Luke. This Pastor led study when in session, meets Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in room 7 in the education hallway.

Book Club


The book club meets in room 7 on the second Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Email Kathy Friton if you want to join (link here).

Upcoming Dates and Titles

September 8: Homecoming by Kate Morton

October 13The Next Thing On My List by Jill Smolinski

November 10: The Maid by Nita Prose

December 8: The Holiday Meeting includes A special collection for the Co-Op goodies to share and everyone Everyone reads a Christmas book of their choice to share, a special collection for the Co-Op, and goodies!

 January 12: Someone Else's Shoes by JoJo Moyes

We support the Lawrenceville

Co-Op Food Bank

The Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry is a Christian organization providing food assistance for people in need in Lawrenceville and Dacula.


Jelly, Pasta Sauce, Cereal, Soup,

Canned Chicken or Tuna


Toothpaste Deodorant

Adult diapers size M & L

Size 3-6 Diapers, Baby Wipes

Dish Soap., Laundry Detergent

Visit the Co-Op Website (here) to learn all the ways to volunteer

Make Christ the Lord Your Church Home

We would love for you and your family to become an active part of our congregation. If you have been visiting for some time and feel comfortable with joining, why not make it official? The process is easy. Simply complete a one-page membership form with your family profile (name, address. etc.) to be entered into the church database. Jenny Lanning, our Director of New Member Ministry, has the necessary forms at the welcome podium in the narthex. She would be happy to assist you. 

Yard Sale Drop Off

August 27


Ladies Night Out

August 29


Faith Formation for

Children and Youth Begins

Chime Choir Begins

September 10


Fall Play - The Prayer Circle

September 14, 15, 16 and 17


Yard Sale Drop Off

September 17


 Community Sunday

Barbecue Cookoff

September 24


Synod Wide Confirmation

Camp at Lutheranch

September 29 to October 1


Yard Sale

October 7


Second Grade Bible Presentation

October 8

Google Calendar


Keep up to date on all the events and activities happening at Christ the Lord. Access the google calendar on our website by clicking on the icon on the left side of this article. 

In Our Prayers

We continue to pray for these friends to feel God's presence during

their challenging times: You may submit prayers below:

Donna Anderson

Marilyn Cimarossa

Kenny Clark

Jeff Dahlin

Landon Doohan

Raquel Doohan 

Mark Edwards

Otto Hering

Barbara Hood

Ron King

Darleen Krautwurst

Dottie Mack

Janet Schuman

Darlene Swaim

Rick Upton

LaVonne VanDeWalle

Kat Wickstrom

You may mail checks to 1001 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville, Ga 30043
Set-up electronic funds transfer by emailing our Treasurer, Brandon Witt (here)
Reminder: No one on staff will ever contact you one-on-one through email or text for help with any ministry needs.... Be alert and vigilant to scammers' attempts to take advantage of our kind nature. We have had some reports of suspicious text. If you ever have questions we encourage you to call the church office.

Christ the Lord Lutheran Church

1001 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville, Ga 30043


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Christ the Lord Lutheran Church is located at 1001 Duluth Highway (State Route 120) at McKendree Church Road in Lawrenceville, GA. We are between University Parkway (State Route 316) and Interstate 85. Our phone number is 770-963.4499.

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Office Hours are Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Worship Times
9:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service
11:00 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service

Education and Fellowship
10:00 a.m. Adult Fellowship/Coffee Available
10:00 a.m. Sunday School Classes for all ages
10:00 a.m. Confirmation (6th ,7th and 8th grade)

Nursery is available for children birth – 4 years, 9:00 a.m. to noon