Welcoming the Stranger in Contemporary America: Recent Developments in US Refugee Policy October 22
October 22 — Refugee resettlement in Houston Changes in U.S. resettlement policy have a significant impact on refugees. Members of the staff of Refugee Services of Texas—the local affiliate of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services—will discuss the refugee experience and the resettlement process. Speakers will include Jacqueline Mercilliott, RST’s Houston area director, and Bekhal Saeed, a refugee and RST support specialist. Bill Mintz, church member and a member of the RST board, will moderate the discussion.
October 29 — Questions and Answers with Bishop Mike Rinehart. The bishop will also be preaching at both Sunday services. Continue reading
The following programs resume this fall semester: Adult classes, choristers, chorus and choir, and Confirmation class. The Music Explorer classes for babies and toddlers will be in recess until January. Due to the space limitations caused by the flooding of the basement the Wednesday Night dinners have been suspended until we can resume full programming.
Pizza will be offered 15 minutes before all programs for children and youth at $2.00 a slice. Adults are invited to bring a snack or your own dinner.
Music Explorers (4-5 years) 5:45 – 6:15 p.m.
Jr. Choristers (K-second grade) 6:15 – 6:55 p.m.
Choristers (third-sixth grade) 6:00 – 6:50 p.m.
Love Your Neighbour 5:45 p.m.
Resilient Reformer 6:15 p.m. (resumes September 27)
Evening Prayer 7:05 p.m.
Choir and Chorus 7:30 p.m. Continue reading
Friday, September 22
10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Christ the King Church
Law and Gospel: Rediscovering the Working Word of God
Saturday, September 23, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lutheran/Catholic Symposium at the University of St. Thomas
The Reformation after 500 Years: Moving from Conflict to Convergence
Sunday, September 24
9:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. at Christ the King Church
Luther on Vocation: Changing Diapers and Hauling Manure to the Glory of God
Christ the King Church will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with a plethora of events – educational, musical, family oriented, and service minded. Instead of one big event, we will offer opportunities for the congregation to engage at church and in the ecumenical community September – November.
See our working schedule below. Continue reading
Join us for breakfast tacos in the courtyard and the start of our new Sunday School year. Sunday School classes are offered for children and youth ages two through high school. Children, youth, and parents will meet in the parish hall and then children will go to their classrooms to meet their teachers and have class pictures taken. Parents wanting their children to newly join Sunday School or Confirmation class please contact Pastor Liebster.
8:30 and 10:50 in the nave
- Blessing of all school children and youth
- Third grade Bible presentations
- Welcome for Music Associate Brian Glikes and teachers
9:45 courtyard and Sunday school rooms
- Breakfast Tacos and Sunday School Kick-off
- Picture taking in classrooms
- Reformation Quiz for Adults – What Do YOU Know about the Reformation?