NEW PARISH PHOTO DIRECTORY -- All parishioners are encouraged to sign up for photo sessions for our new parish directory. All who participate will receive a free 8x10 photo AND a free parish directory. You can now sign up online for photo sessions taking place on Oct. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 17th and 18th. Simply click on this link and follow directions. If you take advantage of online sign-ups, you will receive a $10 coupon toward optional photo purchases. Sign-ups will also take place in the vestibule after weekend Masses beginning Aug. 23rd.
FR. DEXTER TRIP UPDATE: Father emailed at 6:30pm Central time Monday to say that they were leaving on a 6:15am flight that would take them to 9000 feet and the beginning of the trek to the Everest Base Camp. At around 8:30pm he reported they had made it to Lukla and "no crashes so far." Tuesday's 3-4 hour trek is to Phakding, a trip of about 2600 meters or 8,500 feet. On Wednesday they will continue on to Namache Bazzar, a 5-6 hour trek of 3400 meters or 11,000 feet. Thursday is an acclimatization day in Namache with excursions to several sites. Click here for a photo of Mt. Everest sent Monday.
LETTER FROM THE PASTOR - Please click here for Fr. Dexter's letter to the parish about our Habitat/Mur-Ci Homes campaign.
HABITAT BUILD - Interested in volunteering for CTK`s 2014 Fall Catholic Build? Below you will find 4 links for the days we will be building. Just click the link for the day you wish to volunteer and enter your contact information. If there is more than one family member, each person will need to be entered separately. You will receive automated emails containing GENERAL information about the build. It will include directions to the site, your lot assignment, a basic schedule, build information, safety handbook, and Volunteer Release Form. For any questions, please contact David Stamps at 330-5054 or email David at email@example.com. Day one: framing, Sat. Oct 4th. Day two: framing and roof, Sun. Oct. 5th. Day five: int. trim, paint, Sat. Oct. 18th. Day six: finish int. trim, paint, Sun. Oct. 19th.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED—PHOTO SESSIONS -- We are in great need of VOLUNTEERS to work at our upcoming photo sessions. Please consider signing up to help at one of the following time slots: Wed.-Fri, Oct. 1,2,3,15,16,17 at (a) 2:00-5:30 pm OR (b) 5:30-8:30 pm.; or Sat., Oct. 4 or 18, at (a) 10am-1:30 pm or (b) 1:30-5:00 pm. Please call Nancy in the parish office if you can help — 292-2884!
RELATIONSHIP RECOVERY PROGRAM -- Christ the King will be offering a Relationship Recovery Program for divorced, separated, widowed, and/or those experiencing a relationship break-up. The first session will commence on Oct. 19th.
BLESSING OF PETS -- We will have a Blessing of Animals for family pets at 3:30 pm this Fri., Oct. 3rd, by the statue of St. Francis in the Butterfly Garden behind the Parish Hall (not on the front lawn as in years past).
SAVE THE DATE —October 3rd-4th! -- for the 2014 Annual Belmont Community Art Show at Christ the King School Gym. More details to come!
PARISH AND FAMILY LIFE COMMITTEE -- Please join us for the first meeting of a new committee. Come and see what ideas are introduced and what this committee will be like — Wed., Oct. 1st. 6:45 pm in the Blue Room (church music room). Please contact Kathy Skinner in the church office for more details.
CTK BOOK CLUB -- Christ the King’s Book Club will meet on Thurs, Oct. 16th, at 6:30 pm to discuss The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. All are welcome!
YOUTH CHOIR FOR ALL SOULS DAY -- Young singers will serve at the Sunday 8:30 am Nov. 2nd All Souls Day Mass. Rehearsal will take place between the morning Masses on Sundays., Oct. 5th and 12th.
KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS - The Kroger program has changed. Click here for details on how to register to help Christ the King School through the new Kroger Community Rewards program.
YOUTH MINISTRY SURVEY - As we plan for new staff and a new approach to youth ministry, we want to hear from our 7th through 12th graders and their parents. Please help us plan by participating in the survey process. For parents, please go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CTKPARENTS. Young people in grades 7-12, please go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CTKTEENS.
PLEASE DO NOT PARK AT SOUND EMPORIUM across the street. Unauthorized vehicles are subject to being towed at the owner's expense. Click here for more details; help us be good neighbors. Thank you!
For more information on these and other parish events, click here to open the latest bulletin.