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  October 2020  
Upcoming Events


Weekday School/Catechism Instruction
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Christ Lutheran Church provides confirmation/Catechism instruction, also called Weekday School, on Wednesday evenings during the school year for children in grades 1 - 8.
Moms' Bible Study
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
South LoungeWalther Room (outside the Ephphatha room)


Handbells Practice
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
If you are interested and are of high school age or older, contact Tanya Cvetan at 816-741-0301.


Men's Bible Study
6:00 AM to 7:00 AM
(Fellowship commons)


Confirmation will take place in the 10:45 AM Divine Service
Sunday School In-Person (Grades 6-12)
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Phase 1 - Grades 6-12.
Divine Worship Service
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Oromo Worship
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Annual Parish Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Adult Information Class
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ephphatha room


Adult Bible Study
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM


Weekday School/Catechism Instruction
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Christ Lutheran Church provides confirmation/Catechism instruction, also called Weekday School, on Wednesday evenings during the school year for children in grades 1 - 8.
Moms' Bible Study
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
South LoungeWalther Room (outside the Ephphatha room)
Midweek Worship Service
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Mark Your Calendars – Annual Voters Meeting… to adopt our 2021 budget… to vote for 2021-22 Directors… to hear staff and committee reports… will take place on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25TH AT 7 P.M.

Stewardship Sunday/Wednesday, October 11th/14th -- Visit the Time Talent and Treasure page to find links for printing the pledge form or to submit the online form. It is important for members of our parish-family to complete the the pledge form even if you are unable to attend a Stewardship Service. We formulate a balanced budget based on the numbers we receive from the parish-family. Your church is still in need of active participants in the body of Christ who are willing to share their time and talents.

LIVESTREAM UPDATE: You now have TWO options to view our livestream Bible study (9:30 a.m.) and Divine Service (10:45 a.m.) on Sunday. 1) Facebook page or 2) Vimeo page. If you go to our Vimeo page, you can view the most recent Bible studies and Church Services. You can still view all the church Services, Sunday School Lessons, and Daily Devotions on our YouTube Channel as well. Check it out!

Wednesday Evening Service – MASKS REQUIRED! The pastors, in consultation with the elders committee and those who attend Wednesday Evening Service on a regular basis, have decided to make Wednesday Evening Service a “Mask Required” Service. This means that masks are required while entering and exiting the facility… AND while sitting in our seats during the Service. You may lower your mask when taking Holy Communion and then return it to its original position afterwards. Our goal is to make everyone feel as safe as possible while attending the Divine Service at Christ Lutheran.

Weekday School Began In-Person – Weekday School began on Wednesday, August 26th at 4:30 p.m. There is still time to enroll and attend. Contact Deacon or the Pastors.

Sign up to attend Church Service – A maximum of 90 persons are allowed to attend Sunday and Wednesday Services. Please sign up before coming to church by going directly to the sign-up website by clickingsign-up for Church. You may also call the church office at 816-741-0483.

Adult Information Class – Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m.

Siberian Lutheran Mission Society Guest Preacher -- On Sunday October 18th, the Rev. B. W. Kuhlman will serve us in preaching and leading Bible study that morning. More about the Siberian Lutheran Mission Society can be found at Do join us for this special day.

Back to Regular Church Service Times – We are back to our regular Service times of 8:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday and 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday. We will abide by our regular communion schedule as well. See the Reopening Guidelines document for more information.

Sunday Bible Study – Sunday morning Adult Bible study will take place in the sanctuary from 9:30-10:15 a.m. 

In-Person Sunday School – Phase One: Sunday School is offered “in-person” for students in Grades 6-12, from 9:30-10:15 a.m. Sunday mornings.

September 4th, 2020

Dear Fellow Redeemed,

"In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another." 1 John 4:10-11

John is very explicit about true love. In this beautiful letter we are shown that love is not a feeling or an emotion, but ultimately God. Love therefore is God’s willing sacrifice of His Son on the cross to cover over our sins. Since God has so loved us, we are moved to love one another.

True love is not the stuff of sappy sayings, but God’s action to send His Son to lay down His life for us. Reading 1 John dispels the cultural myths regarding Christianity and points everyone to God’s love for us and then the loving response of Christians toward one another. If you know someone who characterizes Christians as unloving, take the time to read 1 John with them. There it will show them that though Christians are sinful, God would have us to confess our sin, receive His forgiveness and then love one another because He has first loved us. It may take a little time and work, but the words of 1 John are the Words of life! May God bless us by His Word that we might love not in word or talk, but in deed and truth.

Livestream Continues – We will Facebook Livestream Bible Study starting at 9:30 a.m. and the 10:45 a.m. Divine Service.

Church Service Bulletins: Past service bulletins and inserts and upcoming worship service bulletins and inserts for Sunday mornings, and Wednesday evenings are available on our website page Services & Bulletins.

Family Devotions – See the Family Devotions page for links to the videos posted on Facebook and our YouTube channel on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays.

Youth Activities – Some youth activities are still going on. See the Youth Activities Calendar for events through the end of the year. Contact Deacon for more information:

Check out our YouTube Channel to view the past Lenten Sunday Divine and Wednesday Matins services, Holy Week and Easter services and continuing Sunday Morning services and daily family devotions.

Visit Coronavirus updates to see the latest communications from our Pastors. To join the Coronavirus & Church Updates email distribution list, you can sign up under the "Join a Mailing List" module on the homepage or email the church at


In the Name of Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior, it is a pleasure to have you visit our website.

Christ Lutheran is a member congregation of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. We conform to the Word of God in doctrine and practice.  We offer Christ-centered worship through traditional liturgy and the proclamation of Grace alone, Scripture alone, and Faith alone.

 As Lutherans, we profess to be "Confessional." Christ Lutheran Church holds to the Lutheran Confessions as the correct interpretation and presentation of Biblical doctrine. Contained in The Book of Concord: The Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, these statements of belief were put into writing by church leaders during the 16th century. (The simplest of these is Luther's Small Catechism.) The Augsburg Confession gives more detail on what Lutherans believe. 

Our parish is diverse in age and background and we invite you to attend family-oriented Sunday morning or Wednesday evening worship services, events, and other opportunities as a guest or to join us as a member of our church family.  More information on Christian education, youth activities, opportunities to get involved with the church, as well as visiting, communing, and joining can be found here.

 We invite you to explore our site and contact us if you have any questions.

May the Lord of the Church bless you in all you do!


Contact Us  
Christ Lutheran Church
6700 NW 72nd St.
Platte Woods, Missouri 64151-1600
Phone 816-741-0483
Regular Schedule  


  • 9:15 AM - Adult Bible Study
  • 8:00 AM - Divine Worship Service - Holy Communion: 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays
  • 9:30 AM - Adult Bible Class in Sanctuary
  • 10:45 AM - Late Service - Holy Communion: 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays


  • 7:00 PM - Wednesday Evening Service
  • 4:30 PM - Weekday School / Catechism Instruction (during the school year)
Check back soon for more announcements.
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