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Upcoming Events
DEC

03

SAT
MLA Cookie Walk and Vendor Fair
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Expecting more than 300 dozen cookies to be available for purchase. For info contact Stephanie Parker 816-590-1518.
DEC

04

SUN
Divine Worship Service
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Sunday School
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Grades Pre-K - 8
Young Adult Bible Study
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Youth room
Jr & Sr-LYF Christmas Shopping for others
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
meet at church at 5:00 PM
DEC

06

TUE
Adult Bible Study
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Choir practice
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
If you are interested, contact Andrea Arnold at 816-741-5953
DEC

07

WED
Mom's Bible Study
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
South LoungeWalther Room (outside the Ephphatha room)
Sr-LYF Serving Advent Dinner
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
The Sr. LYF will be serving dinner to help raise funds for the Colorado LCMS Servant Event.
Midweek Advent Service
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
God’s Miraculous Signs – OLD and New
November 30th – Genesis 19 1-19 – God Rescues Lot… God Rescues Us
December 7th – Exodus 4:1-19 – God Chooses Moses… God Chooses Us
December 14th – Exodus 14:10-31 – God Delivers Israel… God Delivers Us
December 21st – 1 Kings 17:8-24 – God Saves a Woman and her Boy… God Saves Us
DEC

08

THU
Handbells Practice
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
If you are interested and are of high school age or older, contact Tanya Cvetan at 816-741-0301.
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Our Church Staff

Sr. Pastor T.C. Arnold

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Pastor T.C. Arnold was born in Alton, Ill., and grew up in the St. Louis area. He graduated from Concordia University in River Forest, Ill. in 1995 and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 1999.

Pastor Arnold has served as Senior Pastor at Christ Lutheran since October 2006, following five years as Assistant Pastor of our parish family and two years as Pastor for Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Ill.

In addition to overseeing the day-to-day activities of Christ Lutheran, Pastor Arnold represents our parish family at LCMS District Regional Meetings and in the community. In 2010 he completed Doxology training at The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel, receiving a Certificate in Christian Counsel and Care, for the continuation and enhancement of pastoral skills to better serve and support people struggling with the ever-increasing personal, family, and social complexities of contemporary life. Pastor Arnold has served as a Fellow in the Doxology Collegium of pastors since his induction in 2014.

Pastor and his wife Andrea have two sons, Jacob and Benjamin. In their free time, the family enjoys traveling to visit extended family and camping.

 


 

Asst. Pastor B.J. Froiland

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Pastor Brandon James Froiland was born in Bloomer, Wis., and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pre-Seminary Studies and Theological Languages from Concordia University-Wisconsin in 2004. He began his seminary formation in the fall of 2004 and received his Master of Divinity degree in May 2008.

Pastor Froiland has served as Assistant Pastor at Christ Lutheran since 2008, supporting the Senior Pastor in management of day-to-day activities of the church and as a member of the Board of Directors for Martin Luther Academy.

Pastor and his wife Sara have four children, Joseph, Lydia, Isaac, and Emmalynn.  They enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Deacon Buchholz

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Deacon David Buchholz was born and raised in Kansas City, Mo. He graduated from Concordia Teachers College of Seward, Neb. in 1978 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in education and earned a master’s degree in education in 1988.

Following their June 1978 wedding, Deacon and Mary (Zobel) Buchholz received their first placement to Immanuel Lutheran School in Hillside, Ill., where they both served as Lutheran school teachers. Subsequently, Deacon Buccholz accepted the call to teach at Grace Lutheran School in Kansas City, Kan., followed by Trinity Lutheran in Alma, Mo. While at Trinity Lutheran, he served in a variety of positions including teacher, Athletic Director, and Principal. He also served as Principal of Holy Cross Lutheran School in Kansas City from 2001 to 2004.

Deacon Buchholz possesses over a decade of experience in Youth Ministry, having served as Community Life Leader for the LCMS Department of Youth Ministry in the area of Servant Events. He is trained as both Consultant and Team Captain for Lutheran schools seeking National Lutheran School Accreditation and is a member of the Lutheran Education Association.

Deacon Buhholz has served as Deacon for Christ Lutheran since 2004, leading youth education and service opportunities for the parish family including Little Lambs, Kids for Chris, JR-LYF, and SR-LYF.

David and Mary have five children: Anna, Rachel, Matthew, Joshua, and Mark.