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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Duane Larson Christ the King Lutheran Church Houston, TX
Sermon for C Epiphany 6, February 17, 2019
Based on Luke 6: 17-26
I have a new favorite cartoon from The New Yorker. I expect you know how droll their cartoons can be. Their insights on human foibles are always of the “I wish I’d said or done that” kind. This one was seasonal, for Valentine’s Day. Cupid is at the counter of an optometrist. His bow and arrow are sitting on the counter next to a circular display of different glasses. Cupid is wearing some Harry Potter-like round rimmed glasses and says, “This changes everything!” Continue reading
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany February 10, 2019
Karin Liebster, Associate Pastor
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
This church building gives witness to the Scandinavian heritage of the people who built it. We call this the nave, ship, not the sanctuary, holy place. The sanctuary is the space inside the altar rails. But look to the rafters. We are sitting securely protected under the hull of a boat turned upside down, or downside up. Continue reading
You are cordially encouraged to be involved in the life of our congregation and community this year. Our 2019 Time and Talent Booklet describes the various opportunities available for you to use in completing the survey online.
If you prefer to complete the survey on paper, both the booklets and response forms are available on the table in the narthex. Feel free to take one and return it to the designated basket or to the church office. Thank you for your faithful service to our congregation, our community and the world as God makes us into “a healing place.”
Friends who are new (or not so new!) to Christ the King Church are warmly invited to a luncheon and orientation on Sunday, February 24 at 12:30 p.m., in the 3rd floor conference room. Reception during worship the next Sunday (March 3). Continue reading
You are invited to donate the Sunday flowers throughout the year. Here’s your chance to contribute flowers in honor or memory of your loved ones. The Sunday flowers are a significant part of the Altar Guild ministry as its members deliver them after services to families and individuals to express the congregation’s support in times of joy, sadness or concern. Our cost for flower arrangements for weekend services are $65. Please pay for the flowers when you sign up. Checks and cash can be dropped in the offering baskets (made out to Christ the King Church, memo line “Altar Flowers”). For online giving please use the Donate link on the church home page, ctkelc.org.
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