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.
Sunday Forum, February 26, 9:45 a.m. basement classroom
Conversations toward a Social Statement
Pastor Karin Liebster will lead a three week series reading and discussing the study Faith, Sexism, Justice. The study is a work by the ELCA Taskforce Women and Justice: One in Christ, put forth to all congregations of the ELCA as an invitation to engage in conversation on the topic. The task force writes, “countless people are suffering under the weight on injustice. … Many individuals and their families struggle emotionally, physically and economically because of the effects of sexism and patriarchy. These forces are personal, religious, social and economic. As member of the body of Christ … we are called to help all people live abundant lives that are just and sufficient – lives in which every individual and community is committed to the mutual values of respect, dignity, interdependence and equity.” Continue reading
Christ the King Church’s Wednesday Night Alive! program are in full swing. This is a night with something fun, interesting or educational to do for every age group. All are invited, especially new persons – individuals and families alike! Programs and activities run from 4:30 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. Dinner is served starting at 5:30 p.m. until 6:40 p.m. All classes and groups join together for a Vespers service in the nave at 7:05 p.m. See detailed schedule. Registration form.
Chorus, Choir and Brass Ensembles
Music classes for babies and toddlers – Music Explorers