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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Friday Morning Bible Study
Fridays at 10:15
Readings for 9-27-2020
All are invited to Friday Morning Bible Study online for Bible Study and prayer beginning at 10:15 a.m., and we finish approximately 11:40 a.m. We read the texts assigned for the Sunday liturgy and prepare ourselves for the encounter with the living Lord who promises to be with us in word and sacrament. No need to pre-register, simply join us!
If you do expect to participate, please let Cheryl Gaspard know at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 p.m.
In this week’s meditation, Pastor Karin pays respects to the Season of Creation which is observed currently in a global ecumenical movement. Immerse yourself in God’s creation with firsthand photos from the Pacific Northwest, experience a retelling of the story of Jonah and the Whale, Mary Joy performs Gravement from Fantasia in G Major from Bach, and reflect on a poem by E.E. Cummings while whale watching.
Click the links below to join with fellow worshipers at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 15, 6:00 p.m.
The Blue Mosque/The Dialogue Institute and Christ the King members and friends continue to join together for study and conversation on parallel texts from the Bible and the Qur’an. All are welcome to participate. “Bring your own dinner” if you’d like while we share online.
To participate, please email the church office and we will send the zoom link and passcode, as well as the appointed texts for conversation.
This week’s Creation Care Corner item is: The way the gifts of the creation are treated today amounts to a denial of God.
(Lukas Vischer, Swiss Reformed theologian, died 2008).
Duane H. Larson, Senior Pastor
Based on Genesis 50:15-21; Matthew 18:21-35
We are often inspired by true stories of forgiveness. Members of a black church publicly forgive a white young man for murdering several of their sisters and brothers at a Bible Study. An Amish community forgives the murderer of several of their children. In a Dallas courtroom a black man forgives the policewoman who killed his brother, testifying that he wanted her to know Christ’s own forgiveness of her, and then he crosses the floor and embraces her. Continue reading