Saturday, January 22 at 6:00 p.m.
Brief Order of Holy Communion:
Sunday, January 23 at 8:30 a.m.
Sunday, January 23 at 11:00 a.m.
Bulletin for 1/23 at 11:00 a.m.
Deacon Ben Remmert preaches this Sunday on how God’s glory is revealed in the reading of scripture and the promises of God are fulfilled in the person of Jesus Christ.
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.
Please join us at First Lutheran in Galveston as the Bach Society Houston presents 2 Organs, 4 Hands, 4 Feet this Saturday at 3:30pm. All are welcome at this amazing event! Free-will donations accepted!
Letter from a Birmingham Jail Discussion Series
January 20 and 27 and February 3, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. via Zoom
Pr. Rodriguez and the ARC committee of Christ the King Church invites you to a three-part intergenerational discussion of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” including some sections from his last book, “Where Do We Go From Here?”
How do we live ever more into our calling as Micah (6:8) says, “Do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” How can we as CTK live out of the vision for life together cast by Dr. MLK Jr. in his letter? Enclosed is a .pdf document with a copy of MLK Jr.’s letter, the discussion outline and further resources for self-study.
Click to Join the Zoom Discussion 1/20 | Digital Self-Study Materials & Topic Guide
8 ELCA Congregations from across the city (including members and friends from Christ the King) walked side by side on this past Monday’s MLK Grande Parade. Thank you to Rebecca Shields for coordinating this wonderful event and Michael Shelton for all the signs.
Second Sunday after Epiphany January 16, 2022
Commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Martyr and Renewer of Society
Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; Saint John 2:1-11
In nomine Jesu!
Beginning today and for the next eight weeks, we are going to see Jesus do two “Gospel” things and through the Gospel Jesus will be inviting us to do those “Gospel” things too.
First, Jesus will consistently proclaim in word and action that there is always enough with some to spare.
Second, will Jesus consistently step over any exclusionary line human beings draw.
The gospels present each of these acts of Jesus as Good News. The Gospel invites Jesus’ disciples (that would be us), indeed, authorizes and empowers us, to “go and do likewise.”
A theology of abundance, over against the myth of scarcity. A theology of inclusion, over against a theology of purity.
John the Evangelist tells us that the story of what happened at a wedding in Cana, is the first of Jesus’ signs which “revealed his glory.” So let’s look a bit more closely at today’s Gospel portion.