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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Worship this Weekend

Contemplative Worship: Saturday, July 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Holy Communion: Sunday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Hour after Sunday Service
Saturday Bulletin  Sunday Bulletin

After worship on July 25, please join us in the courtyard for cake and coffee to celebrate Mary Joy Silmaro’s musical ministry and wish her well as she moves to Edmond, Oklahoma to marry her fiancé and begin her new position as music director and organist of St. Monica Catholic Church in September.

Come, worship with us this weekend, Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. You may also participate in livestream worship via Facebook or YouTube. Log on Sunday at 11 a.m. or access the archived service anytime after.

Masks are required at all times indoors at Christ the King Church in order to protect the most vulnerable among us. As you consider in-person worship, please assess your personal situation regarding vulnerability to COVID-19, including pre-existing conditions and the vaccination status of yourself and your household.

Parking is available on our west and south lots and on the Rice Stadium lot off Greenbriar or Rice Blvd. Press the call button at the gate and let them know you are attending worship at Christ the King Church.

Sermon for Sunday, July 25, 2021

2 Kings 4:42-44; Psalm 145:10-18; Ephesians 3: 14-21; Saint John 6: 1-21

Amandus J. Derr
Interim Senior Pastor

In nomine Jesu!
Grace and peace to you from God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen 

Once upon a time in a city far, far away I served with a colleague who subscribed to and always lived by the maxim:  Expect the worst – prepare for the worst – and you’ll never be disappointed.  Some of us might also subscribe to that maxim.  Whether we do or not, the Good News is this:  Today and for the next four Sundays, people who do subscribe to this show up for us in the readings from the Hebrew Scriptures (the Old Testament) and in the readings from the sixth chapter of John’s Gospel; and God and Jesus address them all.  This is especially important for our congregation, filled with type A personalities who, at this time of our life together want an answer to one question: What’s the plan.  As the members of our staff, the congregation council, and those who have worked with me in the past and are worshiping with us remotely now have quickly learned, planning is one of my passions.  So, over these next five weeks I hope we will be listening carefully as John’s Jesus addresses us inveterate planners and shapes the way we plan. Continue reading

Christian Community Service Center (CCSC) Back to School Drive

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It only costs $50 to provide a child with a comprehensive supply packet and a clothing/shoe voucher. Donations in any amount are appreciated. You may write a check to Christ the King Church or contribute online by designating “Back to School.” The Back To School program continues to fulfill a huge need and prepare over 6,000 students for a successful academic year. For more information, visit CCSC website.