Worship This Weekend: First Sunday of Advent

Contemplative Worship: Saturday, November 27 at 6:00 p.m.

Brief Order of Holy Communion: Sunday, November 28 at 8:30 a.m.

Holy Communion: Sunday, November 28 at 11:00 a.m.

Beginning November 28, we will return to our pre-COVID communing practice. At the direction of the ushers, please pick up a small commune glass and come to the altar rail from the outer (north or south) corners of the altar rail. Receive the bread in your hand and the wine poured by the assisting minister into the glass you hold. Return to your place via the center aisle.

Only two COVID restrictions remain:

  1. Masks must be worn at all times indoors.
  2. We will only distribute wine individual glasses.

You may choose to participate in the 11:00 a.m. worship livestream via Facebook or YouTube. You may also access the archived services anytime after.

Worship Bulletin- Nov. 28, 2021 at 11 a.m.


Advent Wreath Workshop: Nov. 28 at 9:30 a.m.

The Altar Guild will set up for wreath making in the courtyard. Two different styles of wire wreaths, blue and purple advent candle sets, ribbon, bows and greenery are provided. A donation of $20 is suggested to cover the costs. All ages are invited to join in this communal craft activity to start the Advent season in your homes. If you have a purchased wreath that you would like to decorate, please bring it and join the fun.

Nursery Attendance Position at Christ the King

Christ the King Lutheran Church is looking to hire a Nursery Attendant to work on Sunday mornings as the primary child care provider in the Nursery during worship services. If you are a nurturing, caring adult who enjoys providing a safe and fun environment for young children, please consider applying. All applications should be sent to Beth Hartfiel.

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Canonical Hours in the Home and via Zoom

Beginning Saturday, April 3 at midnight every three hours

The Canonical Hours mark the course of Holy Saturday, every three hours. This year they are prayed in the comfort of worshipers’ homes. All are invited to participate. Canonical Hours are short prayer times consisting of readings, a psalm and prayer. A hymn is appointed to each prayer hour which can be read or sung as desired. Text for the Canonical Hours can be accessed here: Canonical Hours 2021.

The Canonical Hours commence Saturday at midnight, 12:00 a.m. and end at 6 p.m. before sunset. Those who like to pray with the church community may join Deacon Ben Remmert via Zoom for each of the seven prayer times by clicking below or use the Canonical Hours booklet to pray at home:

12:00 a.m. Matins: The Virgins (watchful waiting)
3:00 a.m. Lauds: The Tomb (ecstatic praise)
6:00 a.m. Prime: The Martyrs (consecrated service)
9:00 a.m. Terce: The Fire (unceasing dependence)
12:00 p.m. Sext: The Cross (humble supplication)
3:00 p.m. None: The Throne (steadfast perseverance)
6:00 p.m. Vespers: The Supper (fervent thanksgiving)