We're Hiring: Youth Director Position Available Now
Celebration Lutheran Church (CLC) in Puyallup, WA is looking for a part-time (20 hour a week) Youth Director who is motivated by an opportunity to mentor, guide and develop the youth of our congregation and community. Successful candidates will have the skill and disposition to create excitement in the lives of our youth to lead Christ filled lives, grow in their faith, and participate in Sunday School and youth programs.
Located in suburban Puyallup our church mission is to Celebrate Jesus and Serve the Community. Our youth group is frequently engaged in mission and service locally and internationally. Our (ELCA) congregation has made it a priority to support youth and children ministry and has a weekly program on Tuesday nights with family, fellowship and food.
For the complete job description, click on the link in the top left column to open a detailed pdf.
Members and friends are asked to share this posting as widely as possible. Please also pray that our search leads to the right candidate for this position, and please continue to pray for our youth and children.
Coming Soon To Celebration
Tuesdays 8:30 am - Piecemakers Quilting Group - If you are a quilter or want to be, please join us for approximately 2½ hours of socializing and quilting fun. Previous experience not necessary, just a desire to put your hands to work helping missions by making quilts.
HUGGS Baby Quiltmaking - Every other Thursday - 9 am
Wednesdays & Saturdays - 8 pm - AA Meeting
December 1 - Sunday - ONE worship at 9 am - Church Decorating after service! While the adults are decorating the church, we invite kids to help decorate cookies at 10 am. First Sunday in Advent: Sermon: “Insomnia”; Lesson: Matthew 24:36-44; Theme: Getting ready for Jesus…
December 8 - Sunday - Regular worship schedule - 8:00 & 10:30 & Sunday School at 9:15 Second Sunday of Advent: Sermon: “John and Jesus”, Lesson: Matthew 3:1-12; Theme: John and his fire and brimstone preaching take center stage as God’s prophet points to the Savior
December 8 - Sunday - New Member Orientation & Lunch - 12:00 Noon
December 15 - Sunday - Regular worship schedule - 8:00 & 10:30 & Sunday School at 9:15 Third Sunday of Advent: Sermon: “Jesus and John”; Lessons: Matthew 11:2-11 & 16-19, Theme: Anxious and worried – afraid he’s gotten all wrong, John wonders if Jesus is really “The One”. Jesus and His ministry of compassion and forgiveness take center stage as the Savior reassures God’s prophet.
December 15 - Sunday - Sunday School Program “Twas the Night Before . . .” - 2:30 pm
December 22 - Sunday - ONE worship at 9 am - Fourth Sunday of Advent: Sermon: “Dream a little”; Lesson: Matthew 1:18-25; Theme: Joseph’s Christmas embarrassment is seen in a new light after a night of dreaming.
December 24 - Tuesday - Christmas Eve Worship – 7 pm Candlelight Outdoor Service & 9 pm Candlelight Indoor Service - Sermon: “And the time came”; Lessons: Luke 2:1-20; Theme: Birthing babies has a schedule all its own. It happens when it happens. Medically we might speed up the labor or slow it down. But one way or another, that baby is going to be born. Permanent pregnancy is not an option. Christmas is one of those times when God stands ready to give birth to faith, hope and courage in our hearts and lives. Has the time come for you?
December 25 - Wednesday - Christmas Day Worship – 10 pm - Sermon: “9 hours and 26 minutes”; Lesson: Isaiah 9:2-7; Theme: In a land of deep darkness, the light of Christ bright with love and hope and a future in God’s care.
December 29 - Sunday - ONE worship at 9 am - 1st Sunday after Christmas: Sermon: “Out of Egypt”; Lesson: Matthew 2:13-23; Theme: Matthew envisions the new born Messiah as a New Moses ready to lead His people out of slavery and into the freedom of a New Life.
January 5 - Sunday - Worship times 8 AM & 10:30 am - Epiphany Sunday; Sermon: “Opened just a Crack”; Lesson: Matthew 2:1-12; Theme: The Cosmos opened up just a crack, a single star among the millions and billions – its light guiding the magi…its light revealing the Savior. We are pulling open the door on a New Year – just a crack so far, and the light of Christ is spilling out – the light of Christ to guild us.