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Happening Today:

Please join us for the second installment of the Ruined Readers book club, sponsored by JVC Northwest and hosted by Corrie Callaghan. This quarter’s book selection is Rest is Resistance, by Tricia Hersey. We will meet downstairs to discuss the book after worship. Please RSVP HERE if you would like to attend. You are welcome to attend whether you have read the book or not. 

  • If you would like a book, books can be purchased through the Christ Lutheran Church for $20 (20% off the publisher's cost).  Books are located in the church office.

Lifelong Formation is looking for candy donations for an Easter event on April 9th.  A bin for candy donations is located in the Narthex and will be there through the month of March. 

Future News:

4/9-Easter Breakfast at 9a before the 10a worship service in the Fellowship Hall for all ages and Egg Hunt for our little ones. 

  • Sign-up here to bring a breakfast dish
  • looking for candy donations-look for the bin in the narthex

The bulletin for this week may be found by looking under "downloads" at the bottom of this post. 

This morning's worship

(Due to recent changes in how our streaming service and social media communicate we can no longer provide a direct link to an upcoming YouTube event. Our livestream will still appear on YouTube, but you will need to navigate to our channel and select the livestream. If you subscribe to our YouTube channel ( you will be automatically notified whenever a new livestream begins.)  

The best place to watch ANY event we are broadcasting live is directly on our website: If you don’t hear audio, make sure that it is not muted. Sign into the chat and participate with others who are watching.   

If you miss the livestream or want to watch something again, you can find the video on our YouTube channel: Livestreams will also appear on our Facebook page ( and twitter feed (@clcathens). 

Time with Children-will be graciously provided by Cheryl Huebner this week.  Look for it during the 10am worship service.

Children's Church-Children, grades 3 and under are invited to Children’s Church. Children’s Church is offered during the 10am service immediately following the Children’s Message and will return to Worship prior to Communion. Today's teacher-Tammy Thompson and Rachel Prange

Patricia Cambridge has a new improvisation for us this week.  Please check it out on her personal YouTube Channel.

Mask Policy for in-person worship: Council is continuing our policy of worship being mask optional.   Please note, with sickness going around,  masks are encouraged.  

Thank you for joining our worship today.  Please know that your financial support for the ministry of Christ Lutheran is greatly appreciated. Consider giving in one of the following ways:

  • Mail your Sunday offerings to: Christ Lutheran Church, Attn Wanda Weinberg, 69 Mill St., Athens, OH 45701
  • Donate on our website, click on "Give" on the top right and follow through the prompts.