Houston Food Bank July 8

Time to step up to the plate (all puns intended here) and join Christ the King Church in volunteering at the Houston Food Bank on July 8. Come and make a difference for all those suffering from “food insecurity” during these hot summer months. Members and friends of all ages (including children as young as 8 years old accompanied by an adult) are invited to join this enthusiastic group that leaves the church parking lot at 7:30 a.m. and returns about noon. For more information and to RSVP, contact Justin.

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Useful info for upcoming session
When: Saturday, March 11, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Houston Food Bank, 535 Portwall St.
Attire: Closed-toe shoes, pants, sleeved shirt (short or long sleeves)
Carpool: Will leave the CTK parking lot at 7:30 a.m.
For more information and to RSVP, contact Justin and Yuricel.

Personal Care Kits for Project Promise

pphome-banner-imgDuring Lent, we again join Lutheran World Relief’s Project Promise: Building Kits of Care. Each week, we collect a different item that will be used to assemble Personal Care Kits that give people around the world tools to stay healthy in life’s most challenging situations.
Our goal is to assemble at least 150 LWR Care Kits during Lent. 

Here’s our collection schedule:
March 12: Bath towels (new, light-weight, maximum 52″x27″, dark color recommended)
March 19: Toothbrushes (adult size, in original packaging)
March 26: Combs(sturdy, please! No picks or fine toothed combs)
April 2: Nail Clippers (metal, attached file optional)
April 9: Bars of Soap (each kit includes 2 bars of soap)

Photo above: Students at ELIMAA School enjoy their new LWR Personal Care Kits. Their teacher is using the items in the kits to teach hygiene lessons, including proper hand washing. Photo by Brenda Kimaro, for LWR

Dinner for Hospitality Apartment Residents

Thursday, October 20 at 6:00 p.m.

We need your help for our Annual Fall Dinner for the residents of the Hospitality Apartments! This is a great one-time volunteer opportunity for those looking for a meaningful way to serve others. Please join us to provide a dish, help serve dinner, and enjoy fellowship with others. Invite friends and family to join in! The more, the merrier! The residents, all from outside the Houston area and receiving treatment in the Medical Center, love this time of fellowship and connection with others. Continue reading