Pastoral Letter: March 17, 2020

Dear Members and Friends of Christ the King Lutheran Church,

After the counsel provided by our Synod Bishop, as well as medical and government authorities, and with the affirmation of the Christ the King Lutheran Church Congregation Council, we have decided that as of today, all public assemblies, including worship and smaller group meetings, are suspended until further notice. We are compelled by Christ’s command to love our neighbor as ourselves by joining in the effort to halt the spread of the Covid-19 virus and to stop the pandemic. At the same time, we are a faith community dedicated to being A Healing Place, uniquely theologically centered in the Lutheran tradition which holds that the church exists where the Word is proclaimed and the Sacraments are rightly administered. For us to keep all this together in this unique time of crisis, we are taking the following steps.

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Sunday Forum

March 15: The Life and Faith of Bishop Oscar Romero
In March the Church commemorates the martyrdom of Bishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador on March 24, 1980. We will learn about his life and courageous, inspirational faith that reverberates in the church to this day.

Spirituality of Beads: The Spirit Led Lives of Millennials   Presented by Pastor Intern Sergio Rodriguez
March 22: Millennials: Who are we Exactly?
March 29 : Millennials: What do we stand for?
These two Sunday forums dispel the common myths about religion among the Millennial generation. Pastoral Intern Sergio will insight into the spirituality in the lives of those commonly seen as the very source of decline in the United States.

New Bible Study after Church

Sundays in March
Council room 12:30 p.m.
During March the preacher or preachers of the day offer bible study after the late service to discuss the day’s readings and draw connections between the sermon(s) and the texts. Join us for lunch and study in the council room after the second service. Donations toward the lunch costs are welcome.