What is Moral Injury- March 26, 9:45 a.m.

A growing problem for military personnel, our civic protectors, and others is Moral Injury. Moral Injury most often erupts as a debilitating guilt suffered from an action one has done or witnessed that could not be avoided. MI can be related to, but is distinguishable from Post-Traumatic Stress. MI accounts for much of the increased suicide rate in combat veterans. Can people recover from MI? How can we as people of faith help those who suffer MI? Pastor Larson will introduce the topic on March 26.

The following Sunday Lee Thweatt will join Pastor Larson to lead more conversation about MI. Lee, a member of CTK and Vice-President of the Congregational Council, served as a United States Marine Judge Advocate General (military lawyer), and will share first-hand insights about MI.

Teaching the Catechism to Sing- March 19

Erickson, RickJoin us Sunday, March 19 at 9:45 a.m. as Cantor Rick Erickson will lead Sunday Forum in an appreciation of Martin Luther’s hymns on some of the chief pieces of the Small Catechism. The sudden bursting forth of the Lutheran chorale is one of the most thrilling chapters in the history of the Reformation. It began in December of 1523; by late in the summer of the following year, Luther had written twenty-four of the thirty-six hymns that would come from his pen. Martin Luther understood the unique way in which music helped people memorize things. Thus he used it to teach the tenets of our Christian faith.

Lutherhill Summer Camps

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Those completed 2nd-5th grade will spend a whole week at Lutherhill discovering all of the joys camp has to offer! Find new friends and fun times in God’s creation! Learn from cabin Bible studies and camp-wide worships. Enjoy afternoon activities and daily All Camp activities. Grow in community through camp songs and games. Spend an evening around the campfire making s’mores. Cost for those completed 1st grade is $235, those completed 2nd-6th grade is $390 per child. Sign up on Lutherhill.org.

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Faith Camp 2016 Registrations Open

Come and join us for three weeks of learning and fun as we teach 15 bible stories through art, music, crafts, snacks, and worship. This year’s theme is “Be a Hero,” where our students will learn their calling as disciples of Jesus Christ. Camp Hope is a 3-week Day Camp that is led by teenagers and mentored by adults.Be-A-Hero-Banner2

July 11-15, 2016: Find your Power

July 18-22, 2016: Hear the Call

July 25-29, 2016: Join the Team

Faith Camp is for all kids who complete Kindergarten – 6th Grade in May 2016. Cost is $130 per child / per week. The camp day is from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. You can register online at http://faithbellaire.org/learning/faith-camp/. For more information, please contact Ben Remmert at benremmert@ctkelc.org.

Faith Camp 2015

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Join us for three weeks of learning and fun as we teach 15 bible stories through art, music, crafts, snacks, and worship. Faith Camp is a 3-week Day Camp that is led by teenagers and mentored by adults from June 23- July 10. Faith Camp is located at Faith Lutheran Church 4600 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401  For all kids who complete Kindergarten – 5th Grade in May 2015. Cost is $130 per child / per week. The camp day is from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Registration is found online at http://faithbellaire.org/learning/faith-camp/. Register quickly as spots are filling fast!