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Service Learning & Social Events

There are may opportunities to serve the community. Everyone is welcome to volunteer.  Follow these steps:

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Food Collection

November and December
Drop off non-perishable foods at Christus Rex as we gather together supplies to facilitate Thanksgiving Food Baskets in the month of November and donate food to the local food pantry following our St. Nicholas Celebration.  Please deposit your items in the sanctuary in front of the altar.


Deck the Halls - Decorate the Rex

Monday, November 26, 8:00 PM
After Thanksgiving Break, we will be decorating the Rex for the season of Advent and Christmas.  Join our residents, Bryce and Andrew as we put trees up in the lounge and commons, as well as decorate our worship space.   Christmas goodies and music will also be a part of the fun!

St. Nicholas Celebration

Thursday, December 6
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Christus Rex will be hosting our annual St. Nicholas Day Party featuring a free lunch buffet, music, and maybe even St. Nicholas himself.  You are invited to drop off non-perishable food items at Christus Rex for the food pantry or bring sock for the Northlands Rescue Mission.

Parking is limited:  please park in the ramp at Columbia & University.

St. Nicholas 1

Carols and Candelight Service

Sunday, December 9, 7:00 p.m.

On the eve of Finals Week, Christus Rex offers a beautiful service and a moment of respite before the craziness begins.  We will have a lesson and carols styled service with special music guests, holy communion, and sing Silent Night from the light of our candles.  Stay afterward and enjoy homemade cheesecake for dessert.  See you there!

Crafts for Christmas

Thursday, December 13, 6:00 - 8:00
Sharon Lutheran Church

Sharon Lutheran Church is inviting us to join them for cooking and crafts, listening to Christmas music, and enjoying holiday treats.  Please sign up ahead of time so we can make sure there are enough supplies for the crafts.


2018 Lutheran Student Movement National Gathering

December 29, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Would you like to join other students from around the country on a trip that will focus on A Place at the Table:  Who was, is and should be at God’s table?  It is fifty years since the death of MLK and this conference will spend time looking at his life and our call to make a place at God’s table for everyone.  Talk to Kathy or Chad about your involvement.  Registration deadline is December 1st. Scholarships are available.