Christ Lutheran Church celebrates Pastor Joel and his 60th birthday

  • Pastor Joel Lohafer stands in front of the church sign.

    Pastor Joel Lohafer stands in front of the church sign. Courtesy of Susan Durbin

Updated 6/29/2020 9:32 AM

Christ Lutheran Church, 41 S. Rohlwing Road, Palatine, celebrated Pastor Joel Lohafer's 60th birthday with a contactless car parade with more than 40 members of the congregation. Pastor Joel, who has served the congregation since 2014, enjoyed the greetings offered by so many of his "flock."

All are welcome to join as Christ Lutheran Church livestreams its worship at 10:30 a. m. Sunday mornings on Facebook at


Also, on Facebook, Bible study at 7 p.m. each Wednesday and a short prayer service at noon Monday through Saturday. Pastor Joel is sure to encourage you with his inspirational messages. We are all in this together. Christ Lutheran Church, where faith becomes real.

For information, call Christ Lutheran Church at (847) 358-4600, or visit

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