Saturday March 13 at 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us for our volunteer outing to the Houston Food Bank on Saturday, March 13 at 8:00 a.m.-noon. The HFB follows Covid-19 precautions requiring masks and social distancing. Contact Justin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to volunteer.
Purity of Motive and Savior Complex
Saturday, February 27, 10:00 a.m. until Noon, via Zoom
How does one start to create a more diverse environment or begin the process of getting to know diverse community partners? How can I contribute to a more racially equitable environment regardless of my ability or circumstance? Cherry Steinwender, Executive Director of the Center for the Healing of Racism, will lead an Allyship training workshop that aims to address the motives behind our desire to become more diverse and anti-racist; be it in the church, personal life or at work. All are welcomed to register and participate. Space is limited. To register, please email Cheryl Gaspard by February 19 and she will send the Zoom link the week of the event. No pre-reading material required to attend.
Food and Item Drive-Thru and Drop-Off
Sunday, February 7 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Virtural Food Drive now thru February 8 (see below)
Did you miss out on dropping off your food donations on MLK Service Day? This year the Luther League will be collecting food during Souper Bowl of Caring to benefit our local food pantry at Christian Community Service Center. We will also collect toilet paper for SEARCH Homeless Services and pet food for Meals on Wheels AniMeals program through Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston.
If you are not able to participate in the food drive this Sunday, you are welcome to participate in the Virtual Food Drive or donate funds directly now until February 8.
MLK Not-a-Marathon Walk 10:00 a.m.
A 4-6 mile walk from Christ the King Church to and along the Braes Bayou and back.
Virtual Parade – 10:00 a.m. online
This online event will feature videos from participating organizations, including our Christ the King Choir.
Day of Service – Noon-2:00 p.m.
Food and non-perishable items drive-thru and drop-off at church.
MLK Not-a-Marathon Walk 10:00 a.m.
For all our marathoners (walkers and runners) who miss their half and full marathons this Sunday, join Pr. Liebster in a 4-6 mile walk from Christ the King Church to and along the Braes Bayou and back. We will aim for a 6 mile roundtrip but individuals/a subgroup may choose an earlier turn around point along the bayou. Come prepared with masks, hydration, and energy for the walk! An rsvp to email@example.com would be helpful so we know how many signs to make to pin to your jacket and to ensure a smooth meet-up.
Virtual Parade 10:00 a.m.
Due to health and safety measures, the 43rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade will take place virtually this year at 10:00 a.m.. Join us in celebrating Martin Luther King Day and his witness to a world of justice and mercy for all.
Look out for Christ the King’s choral performance of Sun Don’t Set in the Morning during the virtual broadcast.
Day of Service Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Food and Non-perishable Items drive-thru and drop-off
Christ the King Church parking lot
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on January 18 is the 26th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Jr. Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. This year we will participate with a food drive to benefit our local food pantry at Christian Community Service Center. We will also collect toilet paper for SEARCH Homeless Services and pet food for Meals on Wheels AniMeals program through Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston.
Saturday, January 9 at 8:00 a.m. – noon
Join us for our first 2021 volunteer outing to the Houston Food Bank on Saturday, January 9, 8:00 a.m.-noon. The HFB follows Covid-19 precautions requiring masks and social distancing. Contact Justin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to volunteer.