Christ the King Church Staff

Ministry Staff

Duane LarsonThe Rev. Dr. Duane Larson
Interim Pastor
DuaneLarson@ctkelc.org

Beginning July 16, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Duane H. Larson serves as Christ the King’s Interim Senior Pastor, beginning July 16, 2016. He was born and raised in San Diego, California; received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at Pacific Lutheran University; his Master of Divinity from Luther Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, MN; his PhD in Systematic Theology from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA, with his dissertation guided by Ted Peters, Robert John Russell, and John Polkinghorne in the arena of Theology and Natural Science. Duane also studied at Oxford University (further in Theology and Science with Arthur Peacocke) and Harvard University (in Higher Education Management). Read more…

The Rev. Karin I. Liebster
Associate Pastor for Faith Formation
KarinLiebster@ctkelc.org
713-400-0516

The Rev. Karin Liebster was called to serve as Associate Pastor of Christ the King Church in 2002. The emphasis of her work is providing educational programs and opportunities toward the formation of the Christian faith in all stages of life. Read more . . . 

Beverly Davis
Director of Congregational Care
BeverlyDavis@ctkelc.org
713-400-0517

The opportunity to work in a congregational setting has been a dream come true for Beverly Davis as her vocation combines the various threads of her life experience and employment history together.  Read more . . .

Remmert, BenBen Remmert, Deacon
Director of Youth and Family Ministry
BenRemmert@ctkelc.org
713-400-0521

Ben Remmert was called to serve as the Director of Youth and Family Ministry for Christ the King in July 2014. Ben has served four years as Director of Youth and Family Ministry at our sister congregation, Peace Lutheran Church in Pasadena.  Read more . . .

Linda Schoene
Congregational Nurse
LindaSchoene@ctkelc.org

Linda Schoene, RNC, MSN, was commissioned as the Congregation Nurse for Christ the King Church in December, 2001. She coordinates the work of the Health Ministry Team, whose efforts focus on support, education, and advocacy. She is available for health concern consultation, as well as home and hospital visitation. Read more . . .

Music Staff
Erickson, RickRick Erickson, Deacon
Director of the Church Choir and Bach Society Houston
rick@bachsocietyhouston.org

Rick Erickson comes to us from the congregation of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Manhattan, where for over 22 years he served as Cantor of Bach Vespers. Rick hold’s a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin at Superior, a master’s degree and performance certificate in organ from Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. He has over forty years of experience as a church musician. Rick is an associate in ministry (AiM) on the roster of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Vicki Gorman
Choristers Director, Staff Singer

Vicki Gorman teaches voice for the St. Andrew’s School of Fine Arts and is director of the Central Preparatory Choir and vocal coach/theory instructor for the Houston Children’s Chorus. She has a B. Music from Ohio University and an M. Music in Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory. Vicki directs the Choristers (Kindergarten through grade 6) which rehearses at Wednesday Night Alive!

Robert Walp
Brass Choir Director

Holman, Christopher

Christopher Holman
Music Associate
ChristopherHolman@ctkelc.org

Christopher is an organist, harpsichordist, countertenor, and conductor, pursuing the Master of Music Degree at the University of Houston.

 

Administrative Staff


Noelle Jung
Church Business Administrator
NoelleJung@ctkelc.org
713-400-0512

Cheryl Gaspard
Administrative Assistant
CherylGaspard@ctkelc.org
713-400-0519


Michael Shelton

Receptionist and Secretary
MichaelShelton@ctkelc.org
713-400-0513

Support Staff


Santiago Callejas

Custodian

 

 

 

Arturo Ortega
Custodian

Previous Staff

Pastor Moore is now ELCA Reformation 500 Representative in Wittenberg/Leipzig

Thomaskirchhof 18
04109 Leipzig
Germany
Home +49 341-2222-4275
Rgmoore.moore@gmail.com (personal)
Robert.Moore@elca.org  (work)
Robert.Moore@luther-in-leipzig.de (work)

Pastor Moore announced his resignation effective July 10, 2016 at which time Kathy and he began a three-year call from the Global Mission unit of the ELCA to serve in Leipzig and Wittenberg, Germany during the years around the 500th Anniversary observance of the Reformation in 2017. Their last Sunday with the people of Christ the King Church was June 5, 2016.
The Rev. Dr. Robert Moore was Senior Pastor of Christ the King Lutheran Church from 1994 to June, 2016. Pastor Moore joined the ministry staff of the congregation in 1994 as Associate Pastor and Director of the Melanchthon Institute. He was elected Senior Pastor in January 1999. Read more . . .