Weekly News from CVLC
OUTDOOR SERVICE - mark your calendars ahead of time for our annual Outdoor Service! Our Outdoor Service is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 11:00am in the Paw Paw Shelter at Saluda Shoals Park. Bring a dish to share for lunch afterwards. There will be no activities in the morning at CVLC that day.
BIBLE STUDY RETREAT - The ladies of Christus Victor are invited to attend a Bible study retreat on Saturday, May 4th from 9:00am to 2:00pm. The event will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 525 St. Andrews Road, Columbia. The ladies of Redeemer are being asked to join us. The theme for the retreat is “Cozy Mountain Lodge” and the study focuses on the Book of Ruth. Lunch will be provided. To register, please sign up on the sheet in the narthex or call the church office by 4/28.
WELCA LADIES are collecting donations for "Freedom Backpacks" to take to the SC WELCA convention in June. These backpacks will be used by Lighthouse for Life as starter kits for victims of sex trafficking to carry with them to a safe place. We have set up a Giving Tree in the narthex with tags describing items to be donated. Please take one or more tags from the tree and write on the list (beside the "tree") which tags you selected. Items include clothing, toiletries, Bibles, etc.
EASTER HOLIDAY - The Church Office will be closed on Monday, April 22, in observance of the Easter holiday.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE CVLC BEACH RETREAT! Christus Victor is heading to the beach! We have the Coastal Retreat Center booked for July: check in on Friday, July 19 and check out on Sunday, July 21. Please see the newsletter for more information. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the narthex. We hope to see you at the beach!
SHARING GOD’S LOVE CURRENT NEEDS - men's white socks, children's clothes-sizes 18 - 20, tea bags, jelly, canned or boxed potatoes, canned tuna, salmon, chicken, baked beans, chili, canned fruit, mac and cheese, baby wipes.
HOLY WEEK WORSHIP
Maundy Thursday, April 18 - Stripping of the Altar, Worship - 7:00pm
Good Friday, April 19 - Tenebrae, A Service of Darkness, Worship - 7:00pm
Easter Sunday, April 21
8:00am - Festival Service of Holy Communion
9:00am - Potluck Breakfast - bring a dish to share!
9:45am - Flowering of the Cross, Please bring your own flower offering
10:30am - Festival Service of Holy Communion