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Under the heading of “Moving Forward in Faith,” Christ the King is embarking on a three-month project proposed by the Racial Solidarity Team and approved by the Congregation Council on February 26. The purpose of this project is to do a “racial equity assessment,” evaluating the events surrounding the resignation of Pastor Nikkeya last December, discerning how far CTK has come in its journey to becoming a more anti-racist church, and developing the next steps. To help us do this important work, we have engaged Rev. Brenda Smith, a retired African American Lutheran pastor from Baltimore, and Deacon Tammy Devine, who is White and lives in Minnesota. The two of them have teamed up to do anti-racism training with many congregations across the country. Pastor Brenda will visit Cary March 17-20 and conduct one-on-one interviews with CTK members who are BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color). She will also connect with members after services, and you can connect with her via e-mail as well,

Deacon Tammy will offer online small group sessions for our members who are White via zoom, lasting about 45 minutes to an hour. The following days and times are available:

  • Tuesday, March 21, 3pm and 7pm
  • Tuesday, March 28, 1pm
  • Wednesday, March 29, 10am and 4pm
  • Tuesday, April 4, 11am

Please select the date and time that works for you and sign up in Church Center. For questions about “Moving Forward in Faith,” call Pastor Wolfgang Herz-Lane at 856-278-3055.

Dinner for Eight begins March 18

Do you want to come over for dinner? During the months of March, April and May the Evangelism Team (E-Team) will be helping to arrange dinners March 18, April 15, and May 20 to be held in participants’ home. These are fellowship events, in groups of eight adults, to help people get to know each other in an informal way.

If you would like to participate or host an event for the month of March, sign up in Church Center or use the sign up sheets in the atrium. Times to be determined by each host. Contact Peggy Hawkins (910-620-0455) or Judy Kline (919-454-5906) with any questions.

CTK Young Adults support
Service Raleigh Event

Service Raleigh, started in 1988, is an annual citywide day of service funded by the Park Foundation, the Goodnight Scholars Program, North Carolina State University (NCSU) Student Government, NCSU Inter-Residence Council, and local donors. Each year, volunteers from the university and surrounding community unite and complete a variety of projects, which provides much needed assistance to local organizations. The CTK Young Adults’ group will be participating in this event on Saturday, April 1. The volunteer event will be in the morning starting at 8am and will be followed by a group lunch. Please reach out to Jessica Mauney at by March 28 to register.

CSA Program signup open through April 7

Join us for the third year of Christ the King’s Black Farmer Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program! Along with spring leafy greens, our farmer, Larry Davis, is collaborating with other farmers to include strawberries, blackberries and blueberries. Sign up in Church Center for the spring season through April 7. 

Deliveries begin April 22 and run through June 17. There is no delivery Memorial Day weekend. Once you sign up on Church Center, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to pay for your half-share ($125 for eight weeks) or whole-share ($250 for eight weeks). Questions? Call, text or email Vallie Telfer, 919-418-0200,

Habitat build dates coming up soon!

CTK’s build days are coming up soon and still have room for a few more volunteers. Saturday, April 1 has five slots available and Saturday, April 29 has 12. Work days start at 8:15am and end at 3:15pm, lunch provided. Sign up with this link: The address is 4419 Old Poole Rd, Raleigh. Questions?  Contact Jeff Hoffert @ 919-270-8605 or

Support the Interfaith Food Shuttle in March

Food donations this month will go to the InterFaith Food Shuttle (IFFS). Christ the King has teams that provide food to the community through IFFS’ Backpack Buddies, Family Food Boxes and Grocery Bags for Seniors programs. Most needed items include canned proteins, canned fruits and vegetables, healthy snacks, whole grain pasta, rice and cereal and hygiene items. Place your donations in the Food Shuttle bins inside and outside of the Atrium. Thank you.

Camp Agapé spring work day March 25
Keep your work gloves close and plan to join us on March 25 for a safe and fun work day at Agapé. Summer camp will be here before you know it and the grounds will be in need of some serious tidying up! As always, there will be plenty of jobs for all! Volunteer alone, with a friend, your family, or pull a crew together.

Work starts at 8:30am. Make sure to have a hearty breakfast before you leave home! Free boxed lunches will be delivered to your camp worksite on Saturday! Enjoy fun and safe fellowship while you do God's Work! Signup in Church Center.

Opportunities Abound at CTK

Click the links to join or learn more about current and upcoming activities.

Sunday, March 12
Traditional Worship | 8:30 and 11am | Sanctuary
Contemporary Worship | 8:30 and 11am | Nagle Hall
Sunday School | 9:45-10:45am | Nagle Hall and Classrooms
Liturgy of the Ordinary Adult Sunday School | 9:50-10:45am | West Fellowship
HYBRID Wendell Berry and the Sabbath Poetry Adult Sunday School | 9:50-10:45am | Parlor and Zoom
Youth Group | 6:30-8pm | Nagle Hall

Monday, March 13
The King’s Ringers Rehearsal | 7-9pm | Music Room

Tuesday, March 14
Sewing Sisters | 1-2:30pm | Room 211

Wednesday, March 15
Soul Tending Circle | 10-11am | Conference Room
Children’s Choirs | 5:30-6pm | Luther Cafe and Sanctuary
Community Dinner | 5:45-6:30pm | Nagle Hall, Atrium
Lenten Vespers Service | 6:30-7:15pm | Sanctuary and Online
Chancel Choir Rehearsal | 7:30-9pm | Sanctuary

Thursday, March 16
CTK Book Club | 1:30-3pm | Luther Cafe
Soul Tending Circle | 7-8:30pm | Conference Room
ONLINE Thursdays in Black Book Study | 7:30-8:30pm | Zoom

Friday, March 10
Prayer Service | 11:15am-12pm | Room 211
Men's Pub Ministry | 6-7:30pm | Offsite

For more events and activities, check out our calendar.

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