News and Updates

September Newsletter

Blessing of the Golfers On September 14, Pastor Matt and Santi hosted a table at the Annual Bell Gardens Golf Tournament. They were able to meet with golfers and other community members and distribute promotional materials. Pastor Matt also led a prayer and performed a brief blessing of the golfers. Mission Festival On October 28,…

August Newsletter

Outreach Volunteer Recently, God blessed us with a volunteer from the North Hollywood congregation to help with outreach and evangelism. He will be spending most Thursdays and Fridays helping Pastor Matt with producing content for social media, canvassing neighborhoods, and making visits to our prospects. He will also lead an adult bible study in Spanish…

July Newsletter

New Member Welcome On July 15, Edgar Aguilar was baptized and welcomed as a communicant member of our congregation. We rejoice at Edgar being united to the Christian church. Community Focus Group On August 3, Kingdom Workers will be facilitating a focus group with community leaders to identify underserved needs in our community. The goal…

June Newsletter

Building Remodel The project continues! This week, gutters were installed on the north side of the building. On May 30, we underwent our inspection with the city of Bell Gardens. We had several minor corrections to make ranging from exit sign placement to door handle types. Soon, we will undergo a final inspection. The last…

Developments at Cristo Rey

The following are a few recent developments from April-May at Cristo Rey Lutheran Church. Partnership with Kingdom Workers Last week, Kingdom Workers approved adopting us as a host congregation. This means they are committed to partnering with us on outreach and evangelism projects. They will be sending a team of Spanish-speaking volunteers to canvass neighborhoods…

November Newsletter

Project 180 – Building Renovation God has richly blessed our congregation through our building project. Members and volunteers spent quality time working alongside each other. Our neighbors and members from the community stopped by to see the progress. A beautiful and reverent worship space was created. Highlights from the project include raising the ceiling approximately…

August Newsletter

Christmas Carnival & Christmas Eve Save the date! On December 22, 2017 Cristo Rey will be hosting a Christmas Carnival and Posada. On December 24, 2017 Cristo Rey will be having an English service in the morning and a Spanish service in the evening. Everyone are welcome. On Christmas Day there will be an English…

July Newsletter

Christmas Carnival & Christmas Eve Save the date! On December 22, 2017 Cristo Rey will be hosting a Christmas Carnival and Posada. On December 24, 2017 Cristo Rey will be having an English service in the morning and a Spanish service in the evening. Everyone is welcome. More information on these events will be coming…

June Newsletter

Devotion: True Freedom in Christ! “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery (Galatians 5:1).” Freedom. Is it just a word, or way of life? As Americans, we greatly value our freedoms, although so often, many do…

May Newsletter

Almost Swept Away When you’re a kid, and you go to the beach, lifeguards are the mean people who enforce the rules and ruin your fun. Maybe later in life, before you have kids of your own, you think lifeguards are necessary because so many parents are careless and negligent. When you’re the parent, things…