Welcome to Christ the King Church!

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

Change up your weekday dinner routine and have a home cooked dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 6:40 p.m. Meet and make friends, and just have a good ol’ time! Before and after dinner there are many options to pick classes, join conversation/discussion groups, or make music. It’s not too late to join our infant and toddler music classes. Contact Beverly. 
We will be offering three new classes beginning on Wednesday, October 17.

Sermon for the 20th Sunday of Pentecost

October 7, 2018
Based on Mark 10:2-16

It was a setup. The kind in which we could take some delight. And some delight this week surely is welcome. I refer to the artist “Banksy.” Banksy is a famed graffiti artist and prankster. He pranked bigtime this week. His picture of a girl reaching for a heart-shaped balloon was auctioned. When it sold for $1.4 million and was legalized, the art self-destructed. A shredder hidden inside the frame bottom remotely started up and destroyed most of the picture, its shreds hanging now below the frame. Continue reading

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 30, 2018

Karin Liebster
Pastor for Faith Formation

Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29
Psalm 19:7-14
James 5:13-20
Mark 9:38-50

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.

Dear friends, we have come here to this place today trusting that it lets us find solace, hope, peace. Peace within us and peace among us.

Have salt in yourselves, disciples, and be at peace with one another.

After this week’s events in the nation’s capital, we find ourselves yearning for a secure pilot, something we can focus our attention on to understand what it is that is actually going on, and – something to pilot a way forward. Continue reading

Dinner for Hospitality Apartment Residents: Thursday, October 4

Give the gift of a couple of hours of your time and talents for our Annual Fall Dinner for the residents of the Hospitality Apartments! (hospitalityapartments.org) Mark your calendar for Thursday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m. This is a great one-time volunteer opportunity for those looking for a meaningful way to serve others. Please join us to provide a pot-luck dish, help serve dinner, and enjoy fellowship with others. Invite friends and family to join in! We always welcome new faces and helping hands! The Hospitality Apartments are located at 7300 Bertner, 7 blocks south of MD Anderson, off of Holcombe. Meet us there, or carpool with us from the church parking lot at 5:00 p.m. We will arrive at 5:15 p.m. to set up. If you have questions, please contact Julie Giam at juliegiam005@gmail.com or 713-443-4196, or Janice Stuff at jestuff@pdq.net or 713-516-5748.

Family Friday: October 5

Join us for our first “Family Friday” on October 5, 2018, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Christ the King. Make your place for Friday dinner together with other families. Bring the kids, a bottle of wine or beer to share and let’s “crash together” after the work week. We will eat, enjoy fellowship, and play. We close with a good night story and prayer at 7 p.m.

Invited are all young families with babies, toddler and kindergarten children and their older siblings. Dinner, water and lemonade will be provided. Family Fridays take place very first Friday of the month (mostly). For more information, please contact Pastor Karin Liebster at karinliebster@ctkelc.org.