New House Church Groups: Sign up by September 27

The concept of ‘house churches’ dates to Christianity’s early days, with New Testament references including the stories of the Last Supper and Pentecost. Little did we know that the house church groups that started last fall would find themselves transitioning this past spring to a virtual meeting format via Zoom. Through the creativity and persistence of these pioneers we have learned that the personal bonds and spiritual support these groups are intended to nurture lend themselves very well to a virtual mode.

With our first year having been a very positive experience of house churches here at CTK, we’d like to now expand the concept to more groups and more people. We are organizing now so that new groups can plan their first virtual meetings for mid-October. Please email the church office (ctk@ctkelc.org) by September 27th if you want to participate, and let us know whether you might be willing to be a group sponsor. Continue reading

Banner Highlight: Redeemed

By: Lucky Sahualla

This spring I had the opportunity to help select 11 graduating seniors from HISD’s Heights High School to receive $1,000 college scholarships from the PTO. The amount is relatively small compared to the total cost of college, but it is enough to be meaningful. For some recipients it might be all they need to be able to start their studies right away.

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Sunday Forum: June 28 at 10:00 a.m.

Contact the church office for the link to join this forum.

The Rev. Dr. David Brondos, Missionary in Mexico

June 28
Another World is Possible: The Challenges of the Mexican Context

After serving in a variety of capacities as a missionary in Mexico from 1984 to 1995, the Rev. Dr. David Brondos has been teaching theology and biblical studies since 1996 at the Theological Community of Mexico, an ecumenical consortium of Protestant seminaries in Mexico City that includes Augsburg Lutheran Seminary

You are invited to learn about David’s work by viewing his presentation on theological education to the Luther Colloquy at United Lutheran Seminary at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.