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We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod. We are committed to the mission of proclaiming to the world the message of God’s reconciling work revealed in Jesus Christ and proceeding in the Spirit of God.
Our faith calls us to be an inclusive community welcoming people of all cultures, races, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
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Church News & Events

Wednesday Meditations in Advent

Wednesday Meditations in Advent will feature four organists, two current Rice University students, Mary Joy, and Rick. Please join us on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
December 2 Mary Joy Silmaro        December 9 Jared Cook
December 16 Ben Kerswell             December 23 Rick Erickson

Worship this Sunday

9:00 a.m.  Faith Formation (Sunday Forum, Confirmation Class, Sunday School)
11:00 a.m. Worship, both recorded and in-person outdoor
12:30-1:30 p.m. Drive thru communion

Bulletin for First Sunday of Advent
No one but God knows the hour when all promises will be fulfilled. With this first Sunday of Advent, the liturgical new year, now turning primarily to the Gospel of Mark for the whole next year, we’re told to be watchful as we wait. As if this year has not had enough of unrequited waiting! But watching simple and natural things up close might show God present and promise fulfilled more in that moment than we would see if our eyes were gazing off into the distance. The eternal is as close as a pet’s perked ears or a longtime mate’s showered skin. God might even show up in a relative with Thanksgiving pie. And if this is not enough of a tease for you to check-out worship this Sunday outside or on Facebook and YouTube at 11am, what would be? The Advent-full God at your very door?
All services include Holy Communion. Additionally, drive thru in-person communion is offered 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Advent Wreath Workshop

Sunday, November 29, 10:00 a.m. in the courtyard
You may also pick up greenery and supplies between 12:00-12:45 after worship.

Join Altar Guild for in the cloister and courtyard. Supplies provided include two different styles of wire wreaths, blue and purple advent candle sets, ribbon, bows and greenery. A minimum donation of $10 is suggested to cover the cost of supplies. All ages are invited to join in this communal (yet spatially distanced) craft activity to start the Advent season in your homes. If you already have a wreath that you would like decorate, please bring it and join the fun. Please RSVP to Chery at cherylgaspard@ctkelc.org for either 1) wreath making on-site at 10:00 a.m. or 2) drive-thru pick up of a wreath-making kit 12:15-1:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

75th Anniversary Variety Show and Extravaganza
Friday, November 20, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., online

Not the Academy Awards. Not even ready for the Not Ready for Primetime Players. But we’re CTK, intergenerational, gifted, sometimes funny, and all together grateful to belong to each other at Christ The King Lutheran Church with this our 75th Anniversary Variety Show Extravaganza! Enjoy a wide variety of entertainment by members with acts varying from the sublime to …well, you make the call. You only need to tune in and provide your own champagne for a celebratory toast. Surprise guests from past and present will greet us. All this is brought together by Rachel McWhirter- Video Magician Extraordinaire, Beverly Davis- Executive Producer, and many gifted (and brave) members of our beloved congregation, “75 and Faithfully Forward.” Click below to enjoy the celebration.
Program for the Variety Show

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