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

Ash Wednesday- March 1

ash-wed-002Join us on March 1 as we begin the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday. Worship will take place at 7:10 am, 12:15 pm, and 7:30 pm, with imposition of ashes and music at all three services. Sandwiches will be served after the 12:15 pm service.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner- February 28

The annual Pancake Supper will be February 28 in the parish hall. Come and eat all the pancakes and sausage you can and enjoy music and pancake races. Traditionally, this is the day people eat up all the foods they can’t have during Lent – butter, meat, eggs, and wine – and have the last big party until Easter. There will be projects for the kids and dancing for everyone, and we’ll sing our last “Alleluia.” Supper will be served from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. Come and have the most fun you’ll have until Easter.

Faith, Sexism, Justice:

Sunday Forum, February 26, 9:45 a.m. basement classroom
Conversations toward a Social Statement
faith-sexism-justice

Pastor Karin Liebster will lead a three week series reading and discussing the study Faith, Sexism, Justice. The study is a work by the ELCA Taskforce Women and Justice: One in Christ, put forth to all congregations of the ELCA as an invitation to engage in conversation on the topic. The task force writes, “countless people are suffering under the weight on injustice. … Many individuals and their families struggle emotionally, physically and economically because of the effects of sexism and patriarchy. These forces are personal, religious, social and economic. As member of the body of Christ … we are called to help all people live abundant lives that are just and sufficient – lives in which every individual and community is committed to the mutual values of respect, dignity, interdependence and equity.” Continue reading

Houston Early Music Festival

Join Houston’s leading ensembles, Bach Society Houston, Mercury, Piping Rock Singers, Houston Early Music, and Ars Lyrica Houston, for a week of cutting-edge music — two of the six events take place at Christ the King Church!

Madrigals, Motets, and Merryment
madrigalsFriday, February 17, 7:00 p.m. at Christ the King Church

Join our member Karl Lothmann and the Piping Rock Singers as they present Madrigals, Motets and Merryment, an evening of rarely heard street song style madrigals and beloved favorites. The program combines works by Dering, Gibbons and Janequin with a sampling of madrigals by other treasured Renaissance composers.

Bach Family Motets
bachologo-new-webSunday, February 19, 6:00 p.m. in the nave
Bach Society Houston presents the final concert of the 2017 Houston Early Music Festival: Bach Family Motets. The Bach family was enormous — Johann Sebastian had eight siblings and 20 children, many of them composers, and he almost certainly studied their compositions. Continue reading

Christ the King Young Adults

Sunday, February 19 7:00 p.m.

young adults 2016Anyone “young at heart” is invited on the third Sunday of the month to the Ginger Man pub, located at 5607 Morningside Dr. on Sunday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. meet new friends, enjoy beer, and discuss faith, religion, worship, and life. Newcomers welcome! For more information, contact Pastor Duane.