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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May 26 The Cyrus Cylinder
Professor Matthias Henze
Cyrus II of Persia, victorious over the Babylonian Empire in 539 B.C.E., is mentioned over 20 times in the Hebrew Bible. The prophet Isaiah praises the Persian king as “anointed” by the God of Israel, as Cyrus liberated the Israelites (along with other subjugated peoples), and encouraged them to return to their homeland and to rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem. Continue reading
Christ the King Lutheran Church welcomes Dr. Margot Käßmann to preach on June 8 and 9. The Rev. Dr. Käßmann is Ambassador of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) for the Reformation anniversary in 2017.
Saturday, 6:00 p.m., Preaching at worship (Taizé, Prayers for Healing)
Sunday, 8:30 and 10:50 a.m., Preaching at Holy Communion
Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Speaking at Sunday Forum on Germany’s preparation for the 500th Anniversary Observance of the Reformation
Sunday at 1:00 p.m., lunch in the parish hall (by reservation only, firstname.lastname@example.org, with a $10 contribution). Continue reading
The newly-formed Creation Care Team is working to incorporate our environmental commitment into all aspects of parish life—worship, education, building and grounds, discipleship at home and work, and public ministry. Continue reading
Since 1986, the Christian Community Service Center (CCSC’s) Back to School program has helped meet the basic needs of school-aged children. Students who participate in this program lack basic school supplies and clothing/uniforms needed to start the academic year on equal footing with their more advantaged peers. Back To School not only physically prepares children with academic tooIs, but it also increases overall self-esteem and mental readiness for learning.
What makes CCSC’s Back To School Program exceptional? Continue reading
Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
As we prepare for the future we do not know what tomorrow may bring and how life will impact our children, our parents and our families. On Saturday, June 22, interested adults of all ages are invited to a workshop designed to provide information related to preparing for tomorrow. A light lunch will be served and child care will be available if requested in advance. Continue reading