Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost


Join us in Worship: October 21, 2018

Sunday School: 9:15 am

Service: 10:30 am

"But it is not so among you!" 

Today’s gospel starts with disciples obsessing over who’s number one, which leads Jesus to say something about God's take on importance and power. Here Jesus makes it explicit that the reversal of values in God’s community is a direct challenge to the values of the dominant culture, where wielding power over others is what makes you great. When we pray “your kingdom come” we are praying for an end to tyranny and oppression. We pray this gathered around the cross, a sign of great shame transformed to be the sign of great honor and service. 

Scripture Lessons:

Isaiah 53:4-12

Psalm 91:9-16

Hebrews 5:1-10

Mark 10:35-45


Christ Evangelical

Lutheran Church

216 N. Cleveland Avenue

Hagerstown, MD 21740



Pastor: Rev. Kibreab Gudeta

Director of Music: Paula Livers

Christ Lutheran Church is: 
Friendly because you will find people who care about you. Positive because of the most positive message of all: God’s love for you in Jesus Christ. Welcoming because you will find community, not condemnation. Inviting to you and your family since God, by His grace, has first made us members of His family.

Our Mission

  • To worship the Lord      Jesus Christ
  • Teach His ways and
  • Share His love with all people