About A Season of Grace: Sources of Hope in a Time of Fear
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God bless us, everyone!
A Message from our Pastor
CTK COVID-19 protection compliance
As of October 19, 2020
Maintain Social Distancing
Wash hands / Sanitize
How we're dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic at Christ the King
Here are some adjustments we've made to Holy Communion:
Here are some adjustments we've made to worship services:
As the Lord wills and keeps Pastor Cahill healthy, Sunday morning worship services will continue to be livestreamed to Facebook @ctklodi every Sunday at 8:30 am; they'll remain on Facebook until Pastor Cahill deletes them. The sermons will also be recorded and posted on the "Season of Grace" playlist on YouTube here>>. Wednesday worship services will be livestreamed to Facebook, we hope.
Here are some things we'd like Children to know:
Here are some things we'd like Grownups to know:
Here are some things we'd like EVERYONE to know:
The following building use / calendar notices are in effect as of
October 18, 2020:
OFFICE NOTES - from Pastor Cahill
Sources of Hope
LInks, videos, announcements, and more
To Sources of Hope
"Season of Grace" YouTube Playlist
Click on the video to go to the complete "Season of Grace" video playlist
Including worship and informational videos, children's messages, and songs / hymns
"CTK Season of Grace Sing-Along Playlist"
Videos you can sing along to, with on-screen lyrics
By request, here's a playlist of some of our viewers' favorite hymns and spiritual songs, with lyrics so that you can sing along. Please send an email at the button on the bottom of this page to make a suggestion for another hymn or song.
HEALTHY ASHLAND app
From the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County
Here is is a a good resource for mental health and stress relief from the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County. It has a lot of good and useful information and links. Some of them are for residents of Ashland County, but others are for anyone, wherever you live. Click the picture, or HERE>>, for more.
NEW HOPE-FULL PODCASTS
Like radio programs, but on the internet. You can listen to them on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. You can download them to an electronic device so you can listen to them in your car or while you're walking through a park; and you can even subscribe to many of them and receive an alert when a new episode becomes available. We recommend these:
Lutheran Bible Translators
Based in St. Louis, KFUO is a Listener Supported Broadcast Ministry of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is the original home of The Lutheran Hour. KFUO livestreams to the internet, and offers most of their programming as podcasts.
Preaching the Gospel to all nations during the Coronavirus
Lutheran Bible Translators
There are over a billion people in 3,896 remote language communities. People without adequate access to Scripture. Why not just use English? There are plenty of English versions available. But listen for yourself. What do members of the Nsenga language community in Zambia have to say (In English)? Watch HERE>> (you might have to turn on the video's Closed Captioning)
Wycliffe Bible Translators
Lutheran Heritage Foundation
Transylvania - the birthplace of Bram Stoker’s Dracula - is a mysterious land shrouded in myths and superstition.
Located in modern-day Romania, Transylvania was settled nearly 5 centuries ago by German Saxon immigrants, who brought with them their Lutheran faith. In fact, the first book ever printed into the Romanian language, using the Latin alphabet, was The Small Catechism of Martin Luther. Click HERE>> to read more.
Lutheran Church Extension Fund
A Rare Opportunity
The LCEF cancelled their annual conference this year because of COVID concerns, but the LCEF presents their Annual Update on Saturday, November 21 beginning at 10 AM CST (11 AM Eastern Standard Time). This is a ZOOM update open to the public.
Registration for the FREE meeting is now open at this link: https://lcef.org/annual-update/
For information on investing in ministries of the LCMS through the Lutheran Church Extension Fund, click HERE>>
Helping others in need during the Coronavirus
THANK YOU to those of you who have been able to help out some of our church families with meals recently!
They can still use our help in bringing meals a few times a week. You should be able to find all the information you need to volunteer a meal HERE>>.
If you have any questions, please contact Betty Olah at email@example.com. Thank you for your loving suppport!
Lutheran World Relief
There is an urgent need for LERT-trained volunteers and LERT teams in Louisiana and in the Southern Alabama/FL panhandle to help clean up after the recent hurricane activity. Most of the work is chainsaw operations and support though there are many other volunteer opportunities.
Several of our Christ the King members are LERT-trained (Lutheran Emergency Response Team). Christ the King has some money available to help defray costs for those who may wish to go.
John Ketterer, DCE at (586) 945-3856 for work in the Sulphur, LA area.
Rev. Ed Brashier at (205) 296-3714 for work in Southern Alabama and the Florida panhandle.
HERE>> is the Lutheran World Relief website, with other ways you may get involved.
of Fort Wayne Indiana
The Lutheran Foundation of Indiana invites parents and grandparents and all caregivers of children to a special online version of "High in Plain Sight."
Our speaker is Jermaine Galloway, known by law enforcement nationwide as “The Tall Cop,” is an expert at tracking drug trends. He delivers educational seminars to parents, police, and organizations all over the USA.
HERE>> is the webpage link for this FREE online event, October 22, Noon to 1 pm