On Monday, November 3, 2014, the Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association and the Houston Symphony will welcome the world renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra to kick-off its United States concert tour at Jones Hall in Houston. The concert, conducted by Riccardo Chailly, is being held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former President George H. W. Bush and former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III are serving as Honorary Chairs for the event, having served in critical roles leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall, and ultimately paving the way for Germany’s reunification in 1990. 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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On the weekend of All Saints Sunday, November 2, the church remembers those who joined the church through the sacrament of Holy Baptism and those who completed their earthly life and entered the Church in heaven.
The congregation will have the opportunity in all services to light candles in memory and thanksgiving for loved ones. Services will be 6:00 p.m. Saturday (Taizé), and 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. Sunday.
Noah’s Pudding Available Between Services on November 2
During Justice Advocacy Month Sunday Forum addresses the issues of environmental justice, homelessness and education. To give a distinctly Lutheran perspective on these issues, we draw on the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) social statements.
October 26: Education and Poverty: What is in our future?
Federico Salas-Isnardi, a long-time member of Christ the King, Director of the TRAIN Professional Development Consortium at Texas A&M University, will speak about the relationship between education and poverty. Continue reading
Fun is in store for our annual celebration leading up to Christ the King Sunday. Mark your calendars for Friday, November 21, 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be on sale at Wednesday Night Alive! and between Sunday services in November, more details to follow. Don’t miss this year’s raffle for the always beautiful and sought after PIECEMAKER’S QUILT. Be first in line to sign up for our fun and fabulous SOCIABLES and GIFTABLES, and be ready to shout out bids for our special LIVE AUCTION items. Don’t miss this annual evening of FUN, FELLOWSHIP and FUNDRAISING for our designated ministries. Proceeds from this year’s Festival Party and Auction will go to Lutherhill Camping Ministry and our congregation’s Service and Care Ministries. Opportunities to help (before, during and at the end of the evening) are plentiful, please contact Terri Bourne.
We are Looking for Hosts for Sociables
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping at Ten Thousand Villages by joining Luther League on Thursday, November 6 and Montrose Grace Place on Friday, November 7. The fair trade gift store in the Rice Village is ready for your shopping for all the special people in your life. 15% of the net sales from the shopping events will be donated to Luther League and Montrose Grace Place respectively. If you can’t make it for either evening, you can shop during the day, just be sure to tell them that you would like your purchases to benefit Luther League on Thursday and Montrose Grace Place on Friday. From 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. there will be receptions each night with the staff and volunteers. Luther League is Christ the King Church’s youth group. Montrose Grace Place serves homeless youth in the Montrose area. Christ the King Church members have actively supported this ministry since its beginning.