Sunday, October 25, 1:00 p.m. on-site at CTK
Sunday School students are invited to a “walk-through Martin Luther Godly Play story” on Reformation Sunday, October 25 at 1:00 p.m. Come and see the lightning that so frightened young Martin Luther. Read the 95 Theses nailed onto the door. Join Luther, going by the alias “Knight George” at Wartburg Castle, where he translated the New Testament and wrestled with the Devil. Meet Martin and his wife, Katharina, as they sit at their table, and join them in singing. Continue reading
Tuesday, October 20, 6:00 p.m.
How does the Qur’an portray Jesus? Which stories do the Qur’an, the Hebrew Bible and New Testament share in common? How may we learn with our Muslim neighbors about matters pertaining to faith and practice? The Blue Mosque/The Dialogue Institute and Christ the King members and friends invite you for a night of mutual conversation and dialogue as we study parallel texts from the Bible and the Qur’an. All are welcomed to participate. “Bring your own dinner” if you’d like. To participate, please email Cheryl Gaspard and she will send the zoom link and passcode, as well as the appointed texts for conversation.
Readings for Scriptural Reasoning
The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts
by Karen Armstrong, led by Terri Bourne.
Armstrong shows in this chronicle of the development and significance of major religions that “a narrow and literalistic reading of Scripture is a relatively recent, modern phenomenon. For most of their history, the world’s religious traditions have regarded these texts as tools that enable the individual to connect with the divine, to experience a different level of consciousness, and to help them engage with the world in more meaningful and compassionate ways. At a time of intolerance and mutual incomprehension, The Lost Art of Scripture shines fresh light on the world’s major religions to help us build bridges between faiths and rediscover a creative and spiritual engagement with holy texts.” Continue reading
Tuesday, September 15, 6:00 p.m.
The Blue Mosque/The Dialogue Institute and Christ the King members and friends continue to join together for study and conversation on parallel texts from the Bible and the Qur’an. All are welcome to participate. “Bring your own dinner” if you’d like while we share online.
To participate, please email the church office and we will send the zoom link and passcode, as well as the appointed texts for conversation.
The CTK’s Creation Care Team invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2020 is the wonders of nature.
Thank You for Biting: Can non-lethal predation help prey?
Sunday, September 20, 6:00 p.m., online
Join Professor Adrienne Correa of Rice University to learn about coral reefs & their relationship with their predators. Coral reefs are biodiverse ecosystems that are constructed by partnerships between coral animals and their resident microorganisms (i.e., the coral microbiome). Healthy reefs remain covered by corals because consumers, such as some fish and urchins, eat algae and other organisms that compete with corals for space. Continue reading