| Hurricane Florence Relief
NALC Disaster Response needs your help to care for those affected by natural disasters. Christ the King will be collecting Health Kits to be distributed. Bags, along with a list of items needed to fill them, will be available in the narthex for you to take and return. As always, you can also make a monetary donation in one of the following ways: directly online at https://www.thenalc.org/nalc-disaster-response/, by check made payable to “North American Lutheran Church” for “Disaster Response Fund” and mailed to: North American Lutheran Church, 2299 Palmer Drive, Suite 220, New Brighton, MN 55112-2202 or a donation can be made to Christ the King and marked for Hurricane Relief and the funds will be sent to the NALC.
CTK Meal Ministry Update
Dennis and Carolyn Ziegler extend their heartfelt thanks for all the visits and meals their CTK family has shared with them as Carolyn recovers from her spinal stroke. As Carolyn continues her journey to mobility and Dennis faces his own upcoming surgery, let’s continue to keep them close to our hearts through our prayers and our actions with visits and meals during September. Sign up in the narthex or online at https://www.TakeThemAMeal.com/CLTD0317. Note: We are now doing “light” meals such as soups and salads. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact Vicar Amy (704.616.4096 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
New Member Inquiry Class
A New Member Inquiry Class will be held on Sunday, October 14th, at noon. Lunch will be served. If you are interested in joining our congregation or just want more information about Christ the King, please join us for pizza and conversation. Please contact the church office if you are planning to attend and be sure to let us know if you will need childcare.
Ladies’ Bible Study
New ladies’ Bible study, The Gospel of Mark, by Lisa Harper, beginning Tuesday, October 2nd, at 10:00 a.m. Please sign up on the sheet in the narthex if you plan to attend.
After the summer break, we will be restarting the Men’s Breakfast on Saturday, October 6th, beginning at 8:00 a.m., followed by a stimulating Biblically based DVD for discussion. Join us and bring a friend!
9:15 a.m. Sunday Adult Class
Jesus’ resurrection launched a series of events that introduced the world to a new covenant with God. But old ways don’t easily give way. Not then. Not now. Join us beginning at 9:15 on October 7th in the Conference Room when we start the new DVD series Aftermath by Andy Stanley, and understand more about the struggle against tradition in the wake of the resurrection. Bring a friend!
Saturday Sacks are Back
In our community Jesus is represented by Christ the King Lutheran Church when it comes to feeding children who don’t have resources for healthy eating. We join with other churches and agencies in the area to supply “Saturday Sacks” at the end of each week so at-risk children will have nutritional meals on weekends. Our assigned school is Lakeside Middle, and your Choir handles the preparation of the Saturday Sacks during the school year as part of their outreach. The Pantry helps us by supplying some of the resources, but the balance is provided by your giving. Please consider an ongoing or one-time gift of any amount to the Saturday Sacks ministry.
A Christian-based, compassionate, GED tutoring program takes place every Monday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. until noon, and now every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Mosaic United Methodist Church. Anyone interested can simply show up at Mosaic one of those times to begin.
Use of Facilities
If you are planning an event or meeting here at the church, please be sure to contact the church office by phone or email to be sure that the space is available. This will also insure that all meetings and events are put on the calendar to avoid any conflicts.
The Flower Chart for 2018 is up. Please sign up to provide flowers for the altar in 2018. The cost is $40.
The Bazaar is on its way. Will you be ready to participate? It’s not too early to be working on your projects, gathering supplies and materials and putting your hands and hearts to the task of making the 2018 Bazaar the best yet. The date to mark your calendar is Friday, November 2nd, and Saturday November 3rd, but we’ll need your finished projects by the end of October. So it’s certainly not too early to begin!
If you’re in a quandary about what you could make, here are some ideas:
- Doll clothes for 18” or 16” dolls
- Kitchen hand towels, wash or dish cloths
- Baby items: quilts, afghans, sweaters, caps, booties or toys
- Items for children: play capes, finger or hand puppets, crayon totes, toys, hair ribbons or bows
- Baked goods
- Canned goods: jellies, jams, pickles, fruit, relishes
- Christmas ornaments and other decorations
- Note cards
- Pillows or pillow covers, table runners, placemats, table toppers
- Purses, handbags, or totes
- Knitted, crocheted or fleece scarves, mittens, hats (please indicate size)
- Herbal or seasoning mixes
Money raised from last year’s bazaar was donated to the Pregnant Choices, Humane Society, When Help Can’t Wait, and Operation Christmas Child.
The Crafters’ Group meets on Thursday mornings at 10:00 a.m. You are welcome to join them anytime. It is a great time of fun and fellowship. You don’t have to be crafty. The ladies are always happy to teach you!
The ladies need baby food jars for projects. Please bring and place in the basket in the narthex.