We, as members of Christ Lutheran Church, are “Growing in Christ; Going for Christ” in all aspects of our congregational life and ministry.
We, as members of Christ Lutheran Church, are a friendly congregation that welcomes and accepts all people, seeking to always reach out in service to others.
Christ Lutheran is blessed to have both full time and part time professional staff members as well as dozens of talented people serving in lay leadership roles. All of these people are dedicated to building and supporting vibrant Christ-centered ministries for our congregation and community. We are, as our mission states, "Growing in Christ... Going for Christ!"
Barton L. Beebe
Pastor Beebe graduated from Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, in 1974, with a major in sociology. He then graduated from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in 1979, with an M. Div. (Master of Divinity). He was then ordained into the Lutheran Church on July 9th, 1979.
Pastor served as Associate Pastor at Hope Lutheran Church in Dearborn, MI from August 1, 1979 - January 31, 1995. He then served as Associate Pastor of First English Lutheran Church, in Grosse Pointe Woods for 9 1/2 years beginning in February 1995. Christ Lutheran was blessed when Pastor accepted our call in 2004 and he started as Senior Pastor, leading our congregation of 745 baptized members on July 16, 2004. Contact Pastor Beebe at email@example.com or (586) 731-1113
Coordinator of Youth Ministry
Beth began in this full time role in the fall of 2008 and spends her time focusing on the faith formation and development of CLC's elementary, junior high and high school youth. She has been a life time member of CLC which provides her a unique perspective in ministry. Prior to serving at Christ Lutheran Beth worked in the marketing, advertising and information technology fields, but is convinced she is answering God's call in this role and truly has a passion for helping kids develop their relationships with Jesus Christ. Beth graduated from James Madison College at Michigan State University. Contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org
Diane has served Christ Lutheran as Office Manager since December of 2011. Prior to this she has worked as a as a bookkeeper/office manager or in accounting roles in various industries. She did this for approximately 35 years before God put her in this place, a place she loves serving and is deeply committed to. Diane became a member of CLC in 1981 and has served in many, many volunteer roles including sharing communion to shut-ins, serving on the altar guild, and serving on Church Council as the representative on the Board of Stewardship. Diane is active in Saturday Sisters, a CLC prayer group here at CLC as well. You can contact Diane at (586) 731-1113 or at email@example.com
Organist/Coordinator of Music Ministries/Children's and Adult Choir Director
Evan has served various congregations in the metro Detroit area as an organist and music director since 2000. He served Christ Lutheran Church from 2007 to 2011 as Organist and returned in August 2013 to serve as Organist, Chidlren's Choir Director and Coordinator of Music Ministries. Evan studied organ performance and choral conducting with Fred Dehaven from Oakland University. Evan has held various positions in the Utica Community Schools and Waterford Schools as an accompanist, choral clinician and music educator. Returning to Christ in 2013 has been a homecoming for Evan. You can contact Evan at (586) 731-1113 or Evan@christsterling.org
Our congratulations and thanks goes out to those people elected to the 2016 Church Council as officers and representatives as well as all committee members.
Christ Lutheran Church
12500 Canal Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Phone: (586) 731-1113
Traditional - 8:00 am
Blended - 9:30 am*
Traditional - 11:00 am
Holy Communion is celebrated weekly at all three Sunday services
STAFFED NURSERY SUNDAYS
* Sunday School
3 year olds through 5th graders are welcome to join us every Sunday, in the Youth Room after the Children's Message
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.