The CTK Creation Care Team invites you to walk, bike, carpool, take the bus…to church! We will have bike route and bus information available after each worship service. Contact Lisa Brenskelle for more information.
Community Bike Safety Course
Sunday, November 3, 1:00 p.m.
Nervous about biking in Houston? The CTK Creation Care Team and Bike Houston invite you to a free Community Bike Safety Course where you’ll gain the confidence to cycle safely around town. Instruction is provided by certified instructors from Bike Houston and the course is suitable for all ages. You may attend all or just a portion of the class, as your schedule permits. Participants should bring their bikes and helmets. Please register for this course on eventbrite.com. Contact Lisa Brenskelle with any questions.
Saturday, August 24, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Faith Lutheran Church, 4600 Bellaire Blvd.
You are invited to the 2019 Creation Care Fest – Environmental Extravaganza! This free event is actually three events in one: lectures by expert speakers on The State of Our World, an exhibit by local environmental organizations, and a family-friendly festival with kids’ activities such as nature/environment-focused games, crafts, encounters with live education animals, seed planting (to take home & watch grow!) and much more. Continue reading
Are You Interested in Faith, Friendship, and Dinner Out? Are you a Fresh or Seasoned Empty Nester? Do you like exploring diverse foods and meaty conversations? If so…Join us for a new CTK fellowship where we will experience some of Houston’s lesser-known restaurants & explore our city’s wonderful diversity.
When: October 7 at 6:00 p.m. (1st Sunday of October thru May)
Where: Himalaya Restaurant, 6652 SW Freeway, Himalayarestauranthouston.com Future restaurants & neighborhood locations – TBD
Who: 12 or so CTKer’s who can commit to spending (1) Sunday per month sampling new & different cuisines, developing friendships & exploring Houston’s cultural richness.
RSVP by Sunday September 30 to Richard & Courtney Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for the Blessing of the Animals service in the courtyard of Christ the King Church on Saturday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.
The congregation and the community at large are invited to bring any and all of their pets and have them blessed so God may “fulfill in you the purpose for which you were created” (from the rite of blessing). Pet treat and human snacks will be available following the 45 minute service.
A statement from ELCA presiding bishop addressing our call to care for creation
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) members pray and care for God’s marvelous creation every day. We also join the global Christian community each September 1 to October 4 to mark the Season of Creation. This season starts with a World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation, an invitation to focus our worship, our stewardship and action on honoring God by honoring and caring for God’s handiwork.