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  • Regular Worship Schedule During the School Year

    During the school year, Christ Lutheran Church offers two different worship experiences, tailored to what you and your family need. 

    The Contemporary Worship Service at 8:30 am offers a contemporary look and feel. This upbeat praise and worship service is offered to those who are looking for a more relaxed and informal style of worship. The Band begins the service by playing a contemporary song as a Call to Worship, leading into a welcome message. Connect with others with the Sharing of the Peace, which is a time to greet and welcome fellow people of faith. The Children’s Message is a time for kids to come up to the front, have a seat and hear God’s Message tailored just to them. No matter what age you are, the Contemporary Worship Service provides a chance for you to encounter God and find strength and encouragement on your journey of faith. 

     The Traditional Worship Service is a total experience that features the great hymns of our faith and beautiful choral and handbell accompaniment. It features acts of praise, confession, thanksgiving, proclamation and dedication. The sermons are biblically-based and seek to emphasize spiritual growth and Christian service. These services are traditional but not stuffy, holy but not solemn, and always welcoming. Those who attend find that it centers them in the Spirit of God, spiritually re-charges them for the week ahead, and teaches them how they can serve others.

     Visitors can get an idea of what to expect, a statement of the tenets of communion, and a brief explanation of the cycle of readings.

    Christ Lutheran Church offers a nursery, Children's Church, and Sunday School.

  • The Saturday Morning Bible Study meets in the church library at 9:30am.  They are on a journey through Paul's letters in the new testament; currently in Romans.

    The Sunday Morning Bible Study meets at 8:00am in the library. They are currently studying the Gospel of John.

    The Thursday Evening Bible Study covers many bible related topics. Currently the book is Pathway to the Soul. This small group meets at 7pm at the Bucholz home twice a month. 

    Women Who Brunch meets the 3rd Saturday of each month for brunch and Bible/Book Study from 10am until noon. The subject for this year is Red Letter Living.

  • Recent Events

    ROMEOs Monday, Nov. 2nd 8am


    PADS Monday, Nov 2nd and 9th


    JULIETS Friday, Nov 6th 8:30 am


    Pub Church Sunday, Nov. 8th 11:15am


    Bible Adventure Sunday, Nov. 8th 12:30pm


    Men’s Darts Tuesday, 11./3, 11/10, 11/17, 11/24 7:30pm


    Saturday Service Group Nov. 14th 8am


    Knitting 11/6, 11/20 10:30am


    Theology on Tap Saturday 21st 6pm


    Wine and Dine Monday, Nov 30th 7pm

  • December Events


    Christmas Walk December 4th 6pm Clarendon Hills Downtown

    ROMEOs Monday December 7th 8am

    Men’s Dartball Tuesday December 1st, 8th and 15th 7:30pm

    Christmas Decorating December 12th 2pm

    Knitting Group Friday, December 18th 10am

    Women Who Brunch Saturday, December 19th 10am

    Theology on Tap Saturday, December 19th 6pm Tracy’s Tavern

    Pub Church Thursday, December 24th 11am Tracy’s Tavern



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    calendar, one month at a time.

  • Christ Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, located in Clarendon Hills, Illinois. Our mission is to Live, Grow and Share as Disciples of Christ so we offer opportunities for all to worship, to learn more about God’s Word in Bible study, and to reach out in service to our community. Learn more about us by exploring the links below or come for a visit.
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  • Christ Lutheran Church

    60 55th Street
    Clarendon Hills, IL 60514

    Fax:     630-325-2221

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  • Directions to Christ Lutheran Church

    Coming from the North or South:


    Take Route 83 to the 55th Street exit. Head west on 55th Street to Holmes Avenue (1st light). Take a right on Holmes, and take an immediate right again. Go one block down the hill to Christ Lutheran Church of Clarendon Hills.


    Coming from the East or West:


    Take 55th Street to Holmes. Turn North on Holmes, and take an immediate right. Go one block down the hill to Christ Lutheran Church of Clarendon Hills.

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Most Recent Sermon

Sermon:  Renewing the Covenant  Oct. 25th


Our Mission is to Live, Grow, and Share as Disciples of Christ.

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Recent Sermons

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Positioning Ourselves with Christ
Sunday September 27, 2015
The Pride of Associating with God
Sunday September 20, 2015
Do not Fear, only Believe
Sunday June 28, 2015


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