Weekly News from CVLC

SUNDAY IS Name Tag Sunday - Please stop by the table in the narthex for your name tag and wear it on Sunday.


Noisy Offering sunDAY - On Sunday our children and youth will collect your spare change (and bills too!) in metal buckets to support our participation in the “SnackPack” ministry. Save your change and share it for this wonderful ministry on the first Sunday of each month!


EASTER LUNCH AND ACTIVITIES - March 25, immediately following the 10:30 service, join in an Easter Lunch (please bring a side dish or dessert.) Following lunch, we will have activities for youth and families. Easter Egg Hunt, fun Easter crafts and games for kids of all ages. Activities will be followed by a showing of "The Prince of Egypt." Come and enjoy fun and fellowship as we prepare for the excitement of Easter!


Lunch Bunch - CVLC Lunch Bunch will meet on Tuesday, March 13 at 11:30 am at Chapala Mexican Restaurant, 7001 St. Andrews Rd, Columbia. Please call Joe Stoudenmire to make a reservation.


ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL - A second Adult Sunday School class is being led by Sean Meade. They will be reading the new biography 'Martin Luther' written by Eric Metaxas. (Metaxas is the author of the Bonhoeffer biography from our previous popular study.) People who will not be reading the book are free to join us, but we will focus on the book in our discussion. The class will meet on Sunday mornings at 9:15 in the youth room. Please consider getting a copy of the book and joining them.


SHARING GOD’S LOVE - Thank you so much for your continued support and help with Sharing God's Love ministry. With your help we are able to assist those in needs in our community. Breakfast needs: oatmeal, grits, and cold, non-sugary cereal. Volunteer Need: Sharing God's Love urgently needs 2 volunteers to work 1 Saturday a month from 9:00 to 11:00am. They would need a truck or SUV to pick up boxed groceries and deliver to Sharing God's Love. Please contact Shari Selke, Director at 803-732-3188 or e-mail sharingodslove@aol.com. Thank you so much for your consideration.


PLEASE SAVE YOUR PLASTIC BAGS - Turn them into the Snack Pack boxes in the narthex. We need them for packing up the Snack Packs each week. Please see below for additional information about our Snack Pack Ministry. Thank you!


Snack Pack Items Needed - All Snack Pack items should be in individual serving packaging. A chart in on the bulletin board in the narthex. Thank you! Canned Ravioli or Spaghetti-o’s (14/15 oz size); Grits; Fruit Cups; Ramen Noodles; Cereal; Applesauce; Rice Krispy Treats; Oatmeal; Fruit Snacks; Macaroni & Cheese; Slim Jims; Granola Bars; Snack Cracker Packs; Capri Sun; Ramen Cups.


CVLC BEACH RETREAT - Christus Victor is heading to the beach! We have the Coastal Retreat Center booked for July: check in July 5 and check out July 8. Please join us for a time of fellowship, fun, and worship on the beach. It is a great way to spend time with and get to know your church family. We will have more details in the following months, but please make sure to write down those dates and make the beach retreat part of your summer plans. See you at the beach!


Holy Week Worship & activities

Palm Sunday, March 25 - Worship - 8:00 am & 10:30 am

Maundy Thursday, March 29 - Stripping of the Altar, Worship - 7:00 pm

Good Friday, March 30 - Tenebrae, A Service of Darkness, Worship - 7:00 pm


Easter Sunday, April 1

8:00 a.m.- Festival Service of Holy Communion

9:45 a.m. - Flowering of the Cross, Please bring your own flower offering

10:30 a.m. - Festival Service  of Holy Communion


Outdoor Worship & Picnic - Sunday, April 15, Worship begins at 11:00 am, Picnic begins after worship. We will have one service at Saluda Shoals Park and no activities at Christus Victor.