Sunday Forum

January 26: The Lancet Study, EAT, presented by Steve Long

One’s diet is a matter of personal concern. Often people determine what they (should) eat based on knowledge about nutrition and on their own medical history. Recently, nutrition has become a public health issue, because of the environmental damage caused by cattle grazing. This forum will present personal diet, seen from the bird’s eye view of global health and sustainability. Can the global picture influence us in matters as personal as one’s diet?
Dr. Stephen Long will present findings from LANCET Journal’s EAT-Lancet Commission. This commission has the most recent evidence about diet and sustainability, and some of the political and economic considerations in creating a world with a sustainable diet.

A New Class on “Basically Lutheran 101”

Sundays, January 12, 19, 26, and February 2 at 12:30 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what is distinctively (or peculiarly) Lutheran about Christ the King Church? Do you want a refresher and/or an “update”? Are you from a different tradition and are mostly new to how and why we Lutherans worship and think the way we do? And why we here at CTK are “sorta different” from even other Lutheran congregations? For that matter, how are we like the rest of Christianity? Why keep any distinctive behaviors and doctrines? Continue reading

Summer Book Reviews

Sundays at 9:45 a.m., in the parish hall

July 14: The Great Shift:
encountering God in Biblical Times,
by James L. Kugel, reviewed by Kristine Wallace.July 21: Songs of America, by John Meacham and Tim McGraw, reviewed by Jessica Lockheed and Tom Frank

July 28: The Meaning of Mary Magdalene:
Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity,
by Cynthia Bourgeault, reviewed by Linda Alexander.

August 4: Railroaded, by Richard White, reviewed by Logan Faron

August 11: Educated: A Memoir, byTara Westover, reviewed by John Boles

August 18: Leaders Eat Last, by Simon Sinek, reviewed by Mary Ann Beseda

Leisurely Summer Writing Circle

Those interested in writing their family stories are invited to a Summer Writing Circle. In these informal sessions, participants will choose their own story themes or explore other writing interests such as personal essays or fiction. No previous writing experience is required. The sessions will be facilitated by Anna Fay Williams, published writer and teacher. The sessions will be held on Fridays from 1:30 to 3:30 pm ( will not meet again until June 14) at CTK third floor conference room. For further information and participation, please contact Anna Fay.