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

Sermon for the Third Sunday after Pentecost    June 13, 2021

Karin Liebster, Associate Pastor

Ezekiel 17:22-24
Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15
2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17
Mark 4:26-34

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

Today is a very different Sunday. Last week you welcomed me back, with applause; this Sunday is the first of the last ones remaining before my call ends in August. It is whiplash, I know, surprise, maybe confusion, sadness.

The senior pastor retired, and now what little is left, will also be taken away.

What do we do now, what do you do now? Continue reading

Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries Pride Preach-a-Thon

Friday, June 25, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 EST, online

Join in as we kick off the worldwide Pride celebration weekend with some fabulous queer Lutheran preaching! On Friday, June 25th, ELM will host the Pride Preach-a-Thon on the ELM Facebook page &  YouTube channel. The Preach-a-Thon will highlight numerous Proclaim Preachers sharing the Good News; with music, art, poetry, and drag performance sprinkled throughout. Our own Vicar Sergio Rodriguez will be preaching during the event so please show your support and spread the word!

Worship this Weekend

Contemplative Worship: Saturday, June 12 at 6:00 p.m.
Holy Communion: Sunday, June 6 at 13:00 a.m.
Saturday Bulletin   Sunday Bulletin

This weekend join us for Saturday contemplative worship at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday worship with Holy Communion at 11:00 a.m. We will pray for our Luther League youth and adult sponsors as they travel to Colorado this week for a time of fellowship, adventure, and community building with the Lutherhill staff.

We stream the Sunday worship service for those who cannot join us physically. Join us “live” at 11 a.m. or access the archived service anytime after. If you follow us on Facebook or YouTube, you will be alerted when we go live.

We follow the CDC guidelines for Communities of Faith, as found here for indoor worship. Continue reading

Sunday Forum

Sundays at 9:00 a.m.  Online
If you would like the link to the class please contact us.

On June 13, our AMMPARO Ministry (Accompanying Migrant Minors with Protection, Advocacy, Representation and Opportunity) invites us to delve deeper into the current immigration landscape.

Sunday, June 13
Michael Busbey and Hellen Rios Carrillo will introduce the congregation to the ELCA’s Guardian Angel initiative – a program that provides spiritual and physical accompaniment of unaccompanied migrant children and families through their immigration court process. The AMMPARO committee seeks to begin this initiative in the Houston area in early fall.

Paulo Freire
ELCA missionary Rev. Dr. David Brondos will zoom in from Mexico City to teach two Sunday Forums on the work of Paulo Freire.
June 20   Pedagogy and liberation in the thought of Paulo Freire
June 27   The relevance of Paulo Freire for the church’s mission today Continue reading