All Christ the King Church witches, ghosts, princesses, superheroes ages 0-4, and their parents are invited to put on their Halloween costumes and join us for an afternoon of pumpkin carving and painting on Saturday, October 25, from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the church courtyard. Older siblings are of course welcome. Please RSVP to Pastor Liebster or the church office for a pumpkin count (the orange ones and the ones with arms and legs). Light snacks will be provided. Donations to help defray costs will be gladly received. Dress up and join us!
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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 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
During Justice Advocacy Month Sunday Forum will address the issues of environmental justice, homelessness and education. To give a distinctly Lutheran perspective on these issues, we will 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.
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
Christ the King Church Sociables are simply hosted events that support our church mission in two important ways: 1) they build and strengthen relationships and connections across our community, and 2) they raise funds for our outreach ministries. Each year during our Festival weekend we invite members, friends and family to purchase places at Sociables. All of the money that people pay to purchase places at Sociables is donated to one or more of our outreach ministries.
Grace and peace to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! I’m writing about an important conversation that I need your help to facilitate across our church. The question we have been invited to consider is: Who is welcome and invited to receive Holy Communion in ELCA congregations? The recommended practice in our church is that people who are baptized are invited to receive Holy Communion. Though this is the practice set out in the ELCA’s statement, “The Use of the Means of Grace“, there is wide variety of practice in this church. Continue reading