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Your Moment of Reformation: God Works in Two Ways

I am so glad for Martin Luther's belief that God is at work in the world in two different ways. A recent issue of the Living Lutheran says God works  "in and through the created world for the welfare of all, and through the gospel to bring people to saving faith in Jesus Christ." Read More

CtK Retreat: Seeing Through a Different Lens

The subtitle of this retreat is “Using heart and soul to focus on God’s calling in your life.” Participants will use photography along with meditation and gentle yoga to explore the creative potential of mind-body-spirit integration to more fully realize how God calls us and connects us to each other. Read More

Your Moment of Reformation: Seven Important Things Martin Luther Said, And What They Meant

1.    “When our Lord and Master, Jesus Christ, said ‘Repent’ he called for the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.” (Ninety-Five Theses, 1517) Luther meant that faith and its Christly acts of love and service are never to be separated from real life. Faith isn’t just a hobby, it’s an entire way of life! Read More

Stepping On Class Starting September 21

The Faith Community Nurses will be offering the Stepping On classes again this fall, starting Sept 21. The 7 wk class will go into early November.  Read More

Your Moment of Reformation: Michael King Honors Martin Luther

It is no wonder when Michael King traveled to Germany and learned about Luther’s (95 theses) reformation, he felt not only a strong connection but reaffirming hope in a better tomorrow. In Martin Luther, Michael saw a Godly man whose love for God would not be compromised for social status. Inspired and honored by Martin Luther’s boldness, combativeness, and foremost faithfulness in God, Michael King change his name as well as his son’s name to Martin Luther King and Martin Luther King Jr. Read More

YogaDevotion Comes to CtK

Yogadevotion is a practice of breathing, movement and meditation led by a trained yoga instructor. Yogadevotion classes are scheduled for Thursdays at 6:30pm -7:30pm from September 14 through November 16 at Christ the King Lutheran Church. Read More

Fill the Bus with School Tools

School Tools are back! Christ the King will be collecting school supplies again this year to help our neighbors. The deadline has been extended: Donations will be accepted into September. Read More

Your Moment of Reformation: Sola Gratia- What Gives?

I have a tattoo on my arm that says, “Sola Gratia”. Often times this has gotten me labeled a church nerd, Lutheran Groupie, or even crazy (by my grandmother).  While I can understand why some would think this was a poor decision in the long run as skin wrinkles and the words may not be legible, I continue to be content knowing that every time I look at my arm I am reminded of the gift that is God’s grace. Read More

Your Moment of Reformation: Lutherans and Education

Since the time of the Reformation, Lutherans have continued to create and support schools.  Here in Minnesota the first Lutheran elementary school, Trinity Lutheran School, was establish in St. Paul in 1861.  Lutheran colleges were also established along with other elementary and secondary schools. Read More