This Sunday at Central

Central Lutheran Church

1857 Potter Street, Eugene Oregon  97403


September 23, 2018   8:30am & 11:00am Holy Communion

 PROCESSIONAL HYMN #843  Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness

ANTHEM (8:30)    We Shall Walk through the Valley  – Moore    Chorale                                                           

SERMON                                                           Pastor Laurie A Jones

 HYMN OF THE DAY #641 All Are Welcome

(11:00) MEDITATION                                                         Instrumentalists

COMMUNION HYMN #712  Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service

HYMN   #547 Sent Forth by God’s Blessing


 We encourage you to read next Sunday’s lessons ahead of time, they are:

Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29, Psalm 19, James 5:13-20, Mark 9:38-50

Friday, September 28, 11:45am potluck lunch and program Emmaus Fellowship Hall, 1250 W 18th Ave, Eugene.  Central Lutheran Church retired folks and Ever-Young Seniors at  Emmaus Lutheran Church Welcome Bob Welch Guest Speaker “Being a Pebble in Life’s Waters”  Register Guard Columnist, former Adjunct Professor of Journalism University of Oregon.  Author of over 20 books.   Join us!

Altar Flowers Needed!  If you’d like to share flowers (or a plant) on your special day such as birthdays, anniversaries, birth of a child, a memorial to a loved one, or just a way of thanking the Lord, please sign your name, phone number, and reason for your flower offering on the flower chart which is located by the parish hall drinking fountain.

Russian and European pictures… On Sunday, October 7th,at 4pm in the Parish Hall, ElRay will share his pictures from his recent trip to Russia and the UK.  All are welcome.

Help Needed… Can you lend a hand?

  • Immediately following the 11 o’clock worship service this morning we need to reconfigure the Parish Hall and the Gathering Room for the arrival of First Place Families on Monday.
  • Prepping, serving, and clean-up crew help for the Together Tuesday Meal on Tuesday and Hearth & Table on Thursday. Prep starting at 4pm both days. Serving on Tuesday starting at 5:30pm and on Thursday starting at 6pm. Clean-up following the meal.
  • Providing hospitality treats and/or making coffee for after 8:30am and/or 11am worship on Sundays. (Contact: Tonya Cockram at

CLC Endowment Fund Committee is actively soliciting proposals for funding special projects within the church which are outside of the normal budget. Acceptance of these proposals will be guided by the CLC Mission; to be the hands and feet of Jesus by loving God and one another, nurturing faithful living, serving those in need and sharing the Gospel. Request forms may be obtained at the information desk in the Terrace Room, the church office or from the Endowment Committee. Your proposal must be coordinated through a ministry team, committee, council, relevant staff person, and/or pastor. Please have your requests delivered to the office or to the committee by October 1, 2018. Endowment Fund Committee Members: Arlene Dietz, Cyndy Lane, Kim Meyers, Kelly Smith, Sonja Vik, Roger Welch and Larry Sutton.

The Central Lutheran Foundation is now accepting applications for grants to be awarded in early 2019.  The CL Foundation’s purpose is to support Lutheran, Christian, community and world-wide organizations that provide support to others. This reflects Central’s outreach ministry.  We encourage congregational members to invite organizations that qualify for funding to apply for these funds. The application can be downloaded from the Foundation section of the Central website and is also available in the church office. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2018.  Over the years the CLF has provided support to numerous and varied organizations which have reported that the funding has been instrumental in helping them achieve their goals. If you have any questions, please contact Gifting Chair, Lew Blue or President, Karlyn Campbell.

Listen in at Central – All major worship services are available on the internet.  You can listen in while the service is in progress.  Get more information and access the live stream at   Listen while you travel and spread the word to those who are home bound.  The Central community is indeed global.

Church Council Members:

Matt Haugen

Debbie Hudson, Sec.

Lauralie Kallinen

Dennis Lindsay, V.P.

Sonia Macke

Brent Moeller, Treas.

Ike Olsson

Sheri Pyron 

Larry Sutton,

Greg Vik

Ellen Wojahn, Pres.






































































































































































































Worship Times

We have two worship opportunities on Sundays at 8:30 AM and 11 AM. Holy Communion is celebrated at both services.  Occasionally this schedule may be modified, however any changes will be announced on this site as well as on Facebook and on the telephone answering message. After worship services, join us for goodies and conversation.  We want to get to know you.

Sunday Education for children and adults begins at 9:45am (September-May).  All are welcome!