Mar 12, 2018

Vacation Bible School Registration Open

Join us for our 2018 VBS

Christ Lutheran Vail Ministry Center
14600 E. Colossal Cave Rd.

March 12th through March 15th
9:00 AM to 12 noon

This year's theme is High Seas Expedition.

Get ready to experience amazing Bible adventures, dive into God’s Word, explore exciting games and crazy crafts, and discover that God shows his powerful love throughout Scripture!

We are accepting registration for kids:
4 years - 5th Grade
6th - 8th Grade Junior Guide

The Registration Fee is $10.00 per child and can be mailed to the church office (14600 E. Colossal Cave Road, Vail, AZ  85641)

Call 520-468-7075 for more information.

Register Here

Mar 8, 2018

Concordia Wind Symphony

Christ Lutheran Vail Church welcomes in concert
the Concordia University Chicago Wind Symphony.

Thursday, March 8th at 7pm
Fountain of Life Church
710 S. Kolb Road

The Wind Symphony is the premier instrumental ensemble at Concordia University Chicago, conducted by Dr. Richard Fischer.  This 60 member organization has performed in 43 states, Canada, Eastern Europe, and China, and has recorded thirteen compact discs of sacred music.  The group has a commitment to the finest traditional and contemporary sacred and secular repertoire.  A variety of music in many forms and styles, programmed for wide audience appeal, will make this event a pleasure for everyone.  No charge for admission.  A free will donation will be accepted.

Feb 21, 2018

Lifetree Cafe - 27 February - Finding the Family I Never Knew

Finding the Family I Never Knew from Lifetree on Vimeo.

As a child, she never knew her birth mother, but she found her as an adult. After years of separation, how could they establish a relationship? Find out during “Finding the Family I Never Knew” at Lifetree Café.Join us, Tuesday the 27th of Feb, 630PM, at Hacienda del Lago Restaurant, 14155 E Via Rancho del Lago, Vail AZ 85641. 

Feb 20, 2018

Creation School Family Fun Night

Join us Tuesday, February 20th for Family Fun Night at Creation School!

Feb 18, 2018

P is for Prayer - Our Father

You are not simply an organic compound comprised of carbon, oxygen and other trace elements.  You are a sacred creation of the King of Kings.  Your life has been given as a gift.  Today we look at how our lives are Sacred.  May God fill you with His Holy Spirit so that you may know His dwelling in your life.

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Devotion - 18 February - P is for Prayer

A brief prayer is offered that you can add to your daily prayers this week. The scripture is from our Sunday Service Bulletin for today.  Today we start a Lenten sermon series on the Lord’s Prayer. The devotion theme was inspired by Grant Osbourne’s “Commentary on Matthew”, 2010.
Gospel Reading- Matthew 6:5-13 [ESV]
“And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.Pray then like this:
“Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name.
10 Your kingdom come,
your will be done,
    on earth as it is in heaven.
11 Give us this day our daily bread,
12 and forgive us our debts,
    as we also have forgiven our debtors.
13 And lead us not into temptation,
    but deliver us from evil.
Devotion: “P” is for Prayer
There are two major messages in Jesus’ instruction on how to pray. First: prayer, like giving [an excellent parallel] must be private rather than ostentatious.  Second: the goal is to worship God and present your needs to Him, not to gain notice for your piety. This model for prayer is also a model for Christian living, namely you should center on worship and God’s concerns before your own needs. When should you pray? Paul says: “pray at all times”. I believe God prefers quality over quantity so one idea would be to find a private time that you can pray without distractions which can be difficult. The deepest prayer could be at work or when you are under pressure when you might say: “Lord, I am in trouble. Give me wisdom and thank you for being with me right now.” It happens to all of us, life deals us something that puts us under stress to the point that we do not know exactly what to do. Can we share that need for help with the One who cares deeply and unconditionally for us? Let us all be ready, when we are under stress,  to give this little prayer for wisdom and thanks a try.
We pray: “Lord, give me wisdom and thank you for being with me right now. Amen”

Feb 14, 2018

Ash Wednesday Service

The Ash Wednesday Service will be held
Wednesday, February 14th
at 6:30pm

Christ Lutheran Vail
Ministry Center
14600 E Colossal Cave Road

Lifetree Cafe - 20 Feb - Does God Have a Plan for You?

Does God Have a Plan For You? Trailer from Lifetree on Vimeo.
She helped save the lives of 300 babies during the Vietnam War. See her remarkable story during “Does God Have a Plan for You?” at Lifetree Café, Join us at Lifetree, Tuesday the 20th of February, 630PM, at Hacienda del Lago Restaurant, 14155 E Via Rancho del Lago, Vail AZ 85641.