It is the end of week one. What have I learned? (1) Expect to make a delicious mess at Torchy’s Tacos. (2) This is a busy place, even in the supposedly lazier days of summer. (3) This congregation has a LOT of tall people. I mean, y’all are TALL. CTK basketball teams for men, women, and youth would sweep any team in their categories. You’ve inspired me to suggest new words to Henry Strzelecki’s famous song; “I’m a long tall Texan. I belong to CTK.” And (4) while you are on average physically tall, you desire deeply to be yet more rooted and to grow more in faith. Continue reading
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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I begin by sharing with you a memory. In a land and time now far away, I was at a beautiful dinner party. It had been an elegant, almost perfect, evening, except for the edge of anxiety that only people like Woody Allen or the Coen Brothers could put onto the silver screen. We all were new to each other at the table, the only common denominator being the hosts who invited us. But they were, well, dysfunctional. Their desire to produce a perfect evening was so great that they were overwhelmed by performance anxiety. Continue reading
We welcome Pastor Duane Larson and wife Joen to Christ the King Church. Pastor Larson will serve as head of staff during the search process for the senior pastor. Pastor Larson reports to the council as does the seach committee. Continue reading
Do you want to deepen your relationship with God? Do you want to strengthen your ability to handle difficult circumstances in your everyday life? Do you want to be a better listener—to God, to your own heart, to your neighbor? Then, the Community of Hope might be for you! Continue reading
Get the Dirt on Dirt
Sunday, July 31 at 9:45 a.m.
The Creation Care Team has organized a nature education series for kids during the summer, on one Sunday per month during June, July, and August. All kids (and any parents who may want to tag along) are invited to Get the Dirt on Dirt during the Sunday School hour on Sunday, July 31, taught by Lisa Brenskelle and Elmer Ledesma. With video, soil samples and more, kids will learn about the importance of soil & the creatures that live in it. Kids should meet in the library on the second floor at 9:45 a.m. to join the class.
Sunday Evening Conversations on Creation
July 31, 6:00 p.m.
Reducing Toxins in the Home