News and Updates

News and Updates

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 is to find a way we can get…

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 area of focus will be exterior signage. The…

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 this…

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…

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 service in the morning. More information on these events…

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 soon. All events will occur at our church at 6541…

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 not fully appreciate or understand them. Today, many express concerns that…

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 look different. You say thanks to the lifeguards. You’re grateful…

April Newsletter

Faith I suppose you might call it faith if you believe in the sun, even on a cloudy day. We probably all have that kind of faith. There are places where it might cloud over for weeks at a time. It’s easy to get discouraged by the grey sky. Yet, even in cloudy weather, we know the sun is still up there. It’s still providing heat and light. It’s still making life possible.…

March Newsletter

Did You Know? Did you know that this year the Lutheran church is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation? Nearly 500 years ago, the Christian church struggled with many false teachings. The main false teaching was that a person could be saved by their own works instead of by God’s grace. This deeply troubled a monk named Martin Luther. This is…
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