November 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

November 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

  On Your Mark. . . , Get Set. . . , GO! Take a deep breath, ‘cuz the sprint starts now. November always seems to feel that way. After August, September and October – three relatively quiet months in terms of holidays, festival days, or big events – November...
October 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

October 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

Christ the King Lutheran Church has officially been a partner in ministry with the Navajo Evangelical Lutheran Mission and its congregation – the House of Prayer – for three years now. During that time, we have had several people who have visited and worked at the...
September 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

September 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

“The Unique Gifts of the ELCA” When Bishop Gonia visited our congregation last year, he led an activity called “Claiming Our Gifts.” This activity was designed to open our eyes to the many unique gifts that we can celebrate as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in...
August 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

August 2019 Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

There are a handful of events at CtK that I look forward to every year: Lent in general, but the Holy Week services in particular (and Easter Eve, to be even more specific); our Super Bowl party and appetizer contest; All Saints’ Sunday; our Live Nativity; and our...
July 2019 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

July 2019 — Pastor Tim’s Thoughts

Church Camp Out, July 19th–21st! Our annual church camp out is coming up! Join me and other CtK’ers for two nights (or just one, if you’d prefer) at Chris Park, near Haviland Lake north of Durango. A group site has been reserved, and there is PLENTY of...
The Barefoot Days of Summer

The Barefoot Days of Summer

Those who know me well – and those who happen to stop by the church office when the weather is warm – know that my preferred footwear is none at all. It’s not that I dislike shoes; but my feet feel so much happier when they can wiggle and waggle freely, without the...