Latest News from CtK
Latest News from CtK
Sharing the stories of the life and ministry of Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton, Minnesota.
(111) 2016 (4) 2017 (2) 500 (1) 500 Anniversary (3) About (33) Abundance (1) Administration (1) Adult Education (1) advent (6) Adventure (1) AGORA (2) All Saints (2) All-Congregation (1) All-Congregation Night (4) Annual Meeting (5) Annual theme (2) appeal leadership team (1) art (2) Arusha (1) Ash Wednesday (2) ASP (9) back to school (1) bear (1) bega kwa bega (2) Bible Study (1) Bilingual (1) bkb (3) Blessing (1) Block Party (6) blockparty (1) blog (4) Blood Drive (3) Book Study (6) Bruce Phelps (1) BTDT (1) Budget (3) Call Committee (5) call process (1) Cantata (1) Capital (1) Capital Appeal (2) Capital Campaign (1) Care (2) Celebrate Recovery (2) change (1) children (8) Choir (2) Christ the King (1) Christikon (3) christmas (4) christmas pageant (2) City (1) Close the Gap (1) Coat Drive (1) Cocina Latina (1) communication (1) Communications Corner (38) communion (1) Community (96) Compassion (4) Concert (1) Confirmation (3) Congregation (1) Congregational Care (3) council (12) CPY (1) Cristo Rey (5) CtK Foundation (1) CtK Wellness (1) CtKBuilds (1) CYF (55) devo (1) devotion (6) Devotional (1) Dine to Donate (1) Do Something (1) Donate (1) donations (1) dosomethingctk (1) Easter (4) Education (3) EiA (2) ELCA (6) ELCA scholarship (1) ELCA Scholarships (1) EldersinAction (1) election (1) email (3) Employment (1) Events (2) exercise (1) Faith (1) Faith Community Nurses (1) Faith Formation (8) Faith Steps (4) family (6) fellowship (2) Finance (1) First Communion (1) Food (1) Food Drive (3) Food Shelf (1) Foundation (2) Friendships (1) gather (32) Ghana (1) Give (32) Global (1) global mission (20) Global Mission Sunday (1) Global Mission Team (1) GMT (2) Good Friday (2) Grace (2) graduation (1) GriefShare (2) Grow (31) Grow Give (1) Grow. About (1) Growing Through Loss (1) Habitat (1) Habitat for Humanity (1) Healing (1) Health (1) Herald (12) History (4) Holy Week (3) homelessness (1) Hospitality (1) hunger (2) iBelieve (1) Identity (2) Immigrants (1) Immigration (2) Indulgences (1) Iringa (1) ispyctk (1) Jesus (1) Justice (3) Kairos (2) Katie Luther (1) Ken Medema (2) Las Posadas (1) Late Night (1) Lent (14) Liberia (3) Liberian Partners (6) Library (1) LifeatCtK (1) Listening (1) Listening to Our Neighbors (1) LMP (14) LOCAL MISSION (12) Local Mission Partner Sunday (1) Local Mission Partners (3) Luther (8) Luther 500 (3) Luther Seminary (1) Lutheran (6) Lutheranism (7) MAP (2) March Food Drive (1) Martin Luther (4) Maundy Thursday (1) MCC (1) media (3) Membership (1) Minister of music (1) Minnesota (1) Mission (44) Missionaries (1) Moment of Reformation (8) Mural (2) Music (21) music adult education (1) Music Sunday (1) Nduli Parish (1) Neighborhood (34) Neighbors (3) New Brighton (3) New Members (2) News (12) Nights (1) November (1) Office (4) Office renovations (1) Organist (2) Outreach (2) Palm Sunday (1) Pastor (4) Pastor Chris (2) Pastor Deb (1) Pastor Hannah (32) Pastor Paul (8) Pastor Peter (3) pastor's corner (1) pastors (9) Paul Oman (1) Perkins (1) Personnel (1) pkh (1) Politics (1) preaching (1) privilege (1) programs (1) race (1) Ralph Reeder (2) Reconciliation (1) reflection (1) reformation (9) Refugee (2) refugee support (1) Respectful Conversation (1) retirement (1) Rummage Sale (1) Sabbath (2) Sacred Space (2) Sacred Space Sacred Story (2) Sacred Story (1) Safety (1) Sarah Grow (1) Saved by Grace (1) Scholarships (1) school supplies (1) School Tools (2) School Tools Drive (1) Search (1) sermon (1) Serve (2) Service (10) Shobistable (1) Ski (1) Small Group Ministry (12) small groups (3) Small Groups. (1) Smorgasbord (1) Social Media (1) Social Ministry (19) Sola Gratia (1) Staff (13) Staffing (1) Stewardship (6) strategic plan (2) summer (8) Sunday (1) Sunday School (6) SUNNY (3) Support (1) survey (1) synod (1) Tanzania (5) tapestry (1) task force (1) Thanks (1) This Is Life at CtK (1) ThisIsLifeatCtK (2) transfiguration (1) TZ (1) Unfinished (1) VBS (3) Vision (1) volunteer (3) Wallis (1) We Belong (1) Wednesday (1) Wednesday Nights (1) What's Happening (6) What's Happening at CtK (1) WhatsHappening (1) Wonder Woman (1) worship (70) worship and music task force (3) Yoga (1) yoga classes (1) Yogadevotion (1) Youth (23) Youth Musical (6)

Our thankful hopes

Earlier this week, at our monthly staff worship service, we participated in an exercise gleaned from the website Interactive Alternative Worship. First we considered, as many of will do this week, what each of us were currently thankful for. Then, after hearing one of the Bible readings for Thanksgiving Day, we were asked to think of ourselves not only as people of gratitude, but also as people of hope. Specifically, we were invited to wonder about what we hope to be thankful for a year from now. Read More

Ken Medema: singing our stories, inspiring hearts

World-renowned musician Ken Medema will be at Christ the King on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 4:00 p.m. for two­hour concert go towards youth participating in CtK’s annual summer service trip through Appalachia Service Project (ASP). For four decades, Ken Medema has inspired people through storytelling and music. Though blind from birth, Medema sees and hears with heart and mind. His ability to capture spirit in word and song is unparalleled. Read More

Blessings upon blessings

In the abundance we have every day, sometimes it’s about having an attitude of seeing things as blessings. It’s a faith-filled act to have an attitude that no matter what the day brings to us—the good, the bad, and the ugly—we have the opportunity to share Jesus’ love and hope, all for the glory of God. It doesn’t mean we have all the answers, or to say that everything is okay. It means we pray and live in the hope that God is with us, and each day there is an abundance of blessings—blessings upon blessings—bestowed upon us. Read More