The Belonging Explained event scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, has been postponed. As we have moved closer to the event, we have been receiving feedback from parishioners regarding their experiences with Christ the King and their understanding of the Game Plan. We’d like to give more time for parishioners to share their thoughts with us,… Read more
Come and be part of the New Evangelization by joining the Alpha team! Alpha will be starting up again the week of September 16th. We will need many people to serve on Alpha: table hosts, childcare volunteers, cooks, people to help with hospitality and set-up, and more! You can pick from one of two one-day training sessions: … Read more
Gifted musician and worship leader Ruth Fazal returns to Christ the King on Friday, August 17, at 7:00 pm. Christ the King is partnering with Shekinah Christian Church for this night to remember. We will be gathering to receive from Ruth in both worship and the Word as she ministers what God has put on… Read more
Registration for all Religious Education programs except Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) began on July 15 and continues through Friday, Aug. 31. Cost for Liturgy of the Word for Children is $10/child. Cost for all other programs (except CGS) is $50/child if registered by Aug. 31 and $65/child if registered late. For more information… Read more
A transcript of the Words given at the Pentecost Vigil Mass at Christ the King on Saturday, May 19, 2018, is now available. Please prayerfully discern them and see how they may apply to your spiritual life. To download a copy of the Words in .pdf format, please click on the title of this post to see… Read more
Join thousands of Catholics of all ages from all parishes in the Diocese of Lansing for the September 22 “Made for Happiness” Assembly in East Lansing! Activities will include a Eucharistic procession in the morning, inspiring speakers and presentations in the afternoon, and a closing Mass with Bishop Boyea at 4:30 pm. Admission is free,… Read more
The 2018 Diocesan Services Appeal (DSA) began the weekend of April 21-22. Our parish goal is $99,162. On June 18, we exceeded our DSA goal! As of that date, we had received $99,759.25 in pledges, 101% of our goal. Many thanks to the 302 households who pledged and to the others who supported the DSA… Read more
The talks that were given by Fr. Jacques Philippe at our 2018 Parish Mission are now available on the Christ the King audio website. Just go to ctkcc.libsyn.com and search for “2018 Parish Mission.”
Have you noticed that you don’t seem to be getting Facebook notifications for all the posts on the CTK Facebook page or Upper Room group? You may need to adjust your Facebook notification settings. There are two different “On” settings: one shows you all posts (up to five a day) and the other shows you… Read more
Christ the King is looking for advertising sponsors for the weekly church bulletin! If you, or someone you know, would like to help support the bulletin please contact Dave Polansky at Liturgical Publications at (248) 250-3880 or email@example.com.
“A voice cries out: In the desert prepare the way of the LORD!” In the Gospel for this Sunday, the beginning of the Gospel of Mark, we are again introduced to the great Saint of God, St. John the Baptist. He is that voice crying out in the wilderness, a voice that we are called… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the First Sunday of Advent is now available online! Click here to listen. “Ready or not, here I come!” How often did we use that phrase while growing up, indicating that the seeker was now going after the hidden! This is the theme that will dominate Advent, as we hear… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the Solemnity of Christ the King is now available online! Click here to listen. “The Lord is my Shepherd, there is nothing I shall want” It was a time when many different ideologies were vying for dominance in the heart of man, supplanting the role and place of the King of… Read more
“Stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour…” The story of the ten virgins (Matthew 25:1-13) highlights what can be a common experience for many of us: we know something very important is about to happen but we don’t exactly know when. At Christ the King this is a common occurrence, e.g.,… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “They sit in the seat of Moses, so do what they say…” It is a common approach to disregard what people say if their actions are not consistent with the values they articulate. In the common parlance,… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “The whole Law and the Prophets depend on these two Commandments.” The rabbis, in articulating the commandments of the Scriptures, have come up with a number traditionally valued at 613, the Taryag Mitzvot. (“Mitzvot” is simply the… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “Repay to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what belongs to God.” This is one of the most complex statements in the New Testament. Oceans of ink have been spilled trying to explain exactly what it means…. Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “My friend had a vineyard on a fertile hillside….” The parables in the first reading and the Gospel both begin in the same way, describing how the Holy One of Israel created a vineyard for Himself. But… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory; rather, humbly regard others as more important….” This invitation to us by St. Paul serves as an introduction to his great Christological hymn about the Lord Jesus (Phil…. Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “Seek the Lord while He may be found….” That is an interesting idea, because, is there actually any time in which He cannot be found? Strictly speaking, no; He is always available. But having said that, it… Read more
Forms and Resources
Room Scheduling Information
Our 2018-2019 “scheduling event” runs from May 17 through June 8, 2018. This annual process is for reserving space in the parish facilities for events, particularly ongoing events, that will take place between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019.
To request space for an event at Christ the King, please download the scheduling information and room request form by clicking on the links below. These are Microsoft Word documents. Please use the 2018-2019 Room Request Form. Please save and email the completed form(s) to the office at firstname.lastname@example.org. All room request forms for the scheduling event are due by June 8, 2018.
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