Welcome to Christ the King Church!

We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod. We are committed to the mission of proclaiming to the world the message of God’s reconciling work revealed in Jesus Christ and proceeding in the Spirit of God.
Our faith calls us to be an inclusive community welcoming people of all cultures, races, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
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Church News & Events

Day Retreat: Ancient Spiritual Practices for Modern Times- September 29

RSVP to Beverly at beverlydavis@ctkelc.org by September 24.
$15.00 will cover the retreat and lunch.

Join Benedictine monks, Br. Michael Gallagher (left top) and Fr. Peter Funk (left bottom), for a Day of Prayer on Saturday, September 29, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church. This retreat, hosted by our congregation’s Community of Hope*, is intended to refresh the spirit and enliven one’s ministry in daily life. Continue reading

Voting – The Christian Practice of Civic Engagement

Voter registration will be offered after Sunday morning services.

September 23:Voter Registration and Our Faith, Our Voice, Our Choice
Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar Veronica Nasser of Bellaire, TX, will describe the work of voter registrars, how they organize to go out into the community to register voters and the challenges in doing so. She will speak from her eight years of experience and her outreach in explaining how voting translates into what happens in our communities. Veronica Nasser is a native Houstonian and the owner of Blue Industrial Partners, LLC, natural gas sector company. She is also the Harris County Democratic Party Precinct Chair for Precinct 0182.

Communion Classes for Children: Sept. 26 & 30

Young children and their parents will join for a children’s communion class. We will meet twice to learn about the meaning and procedures of communion. This class serves as first communion class and is also a great opportunity for children who have communed since they were babies to hear stories how Jesus invites everyone to the table.

Meetings are Wednesday, September 26, 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 30, 9:50 a.m. at church. There will be signs for the location. For more information, please contact Pastor Karin Liebster at karinliebster@ctkelc.org.

Sermon for B Pentecost 17 “Location and Vocation”

Sermon for B Pentecost 17      “Location and Vocation”     September 16, 2018 Based on Mark 8: 27-38 

Mark seems not to care about an accurate travel itinerary for Jesus and his followers. Last week we learned of Jesus going from Israel into the Gentile northwest, then walked hundreds of miles to the gentile southeast corner of the Galilee by going further north to Sidon. Today we learn that Jesus is back up north, this time more to the northeast near Mt. Hermon, at a place called Caesarea Philippi. This would have been quite the detour again for Jesus, as if his route mimicked the path of a hummingbird. Continue reading