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ANNOUNCEMENTS


ALL SAINTS SUNDAY - On the weekend of Nov. 4-5, we will remember by name all of those in our congregation who have died since last All Saints Day. Feel free to call the church office to give the names of other friends and loved ones to be included in the prayer of thanksgiving for their lives.

REVERSE TRICK OR TREATING - October 31, 6:30 PM: Meet at the church to do some reverse trick or treating. Bring a bag of candy and come join us to hand out candy door to door in the neighborhood. We will be passing out candy and one of our church brochures to homes near the church. A way of letting others know we are in the neighborhood and here to serve those who are looking for a place to worship. We did this last year and it was a lot of fun. Dress in your favorite Halloween costume if you wish! Hope to see you there. It will be a fun night.

STEWARDSHIP - Stewardship Weekend is November 18-19 – Members should have received their 2018 pledge card in the mail by then, along with a small self-addressed envelope. Extras are available in the Narthex. Your 2018 offering goal is between you and God. We ask you to place your completed pledge card in the self-addressed envelope, then bring this sealed envelope to any service the weekend of November 18-19 and place it in the pledge box (which will be located in the center aisle). For those unable to attend a Stewardship Weekend service, the pledge box will be available in the Narthex through the first weekend in December. Your sealed pledge will be returned to you unopened at this time next year (please make sure your name is on the envelope). The stewardship committee hopes this will strengthen our growth as passionate followers of Jesus, with stewardship focused on the freedom we have in Christ to be generous with everything God has given us.

BOOMER’S HOLIDAY BONCO PARTY - On Saturday, November 4th following the 5 PM worship service, ~6 PM, we will have a special holiday pot luck supper.  Please bring your favorite meat or vegetable Thanksgiving or Christmas dish to share  (no deserts). Water, soda and dessert will be provided.  This will be followed by a bonco party where the holiday spirit will continue for the unbelievably low price of $5 per person.  There will be no sign-up list, just show up with a dish to share and ready to have a great time.  Remember, this is an adult only event, and all friends are welcome.

“99” PARTY - Mark your calendars!!!  The next "99" party will be on November 10 at 7 p.m.  Adults are invited to this fun-filled game in the Fellowship Hall.  Please bring a finger food to share.

YOUTH FUND RAISER - The Youth will be holding a Jambalaya Drive-thru fund raiser on November 10 from 5 - 7 p.m. Plates will include Dave Burgbacher’s famous Jambalaya, salad and bread for the amazing low price of only $8.

GIFTS FOR ANGEL’S PLACE - For the month of November, CTK will be collecting gifts for the children at Angel's Place.  Angel's Place supports children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Please place NEW unwrapped gifts for children up to the age of 18 in the container located in the narthex. If you have any questions please call Barbara 
Cozic at 305-4437.Thank you.

ADULT FORUM - The Adult Forum which meets each Sunday morning in the conference room at 9:15 has been watching and discussing portions of a DVD on the Reformation titled “This Changed Everything!”. Come join us!
HURRICANE HARVEY RESPONSE - You may donate towards Hurricane Relief at our Synod’s website, https://gulfcoastsynod.org/about/donate, or by sending a check to Gulf Coast Synod Disaster Fund, 12941 North Freeway, Suite 210, Houston, TX 77060, or by making a check to Christ the King with “Harvey Relief” on the memo line to be forwarded to the synod.

LUTHERAN DIASTER RESPONSE - Members of Thrivent Financial have the opportunity to double your gift to provide assistance to hurricane victims. Thrivent Financial will provide matching funds - up to $3 million. This opportunity will run until the $3 million is met or until December 31, 2017, whichever comes first. Lutheran Disaster Response (ECLA) is one of the organizations selected to receive matching dollars. Members  can donate and find a list of other organizations selected to receive matching funds by logging on to Thrivent.com.

HEAVEN’S ELEVEN - is a group that meets the first Monday of each month at 1:00PM n the Conference Room  to discuss what we can do to help others and assist in putting on the functions of the church. We laugh and grow friendships and are hoping this group grows. Please join us. Contact Jody Dusang at jdydusang@yahoo.com or
504-909-0165 with any questions or for more information.

FOOD DONATIONS—Please contribute canned and packaged food regularly. There is a marked basket in the narthex in which you can place the food. It will be used for members and non-members in need with the remainder sent to the Kenner Food Bank.

YOUTH GROUP - Be sure to like and follow our youth group! Facebook & Google +:Christ the King NOLA Youth Group, Instagram: @ctknolayouthgroup,
Twitter: @ctknolayouth, Shapchat: ctknola.youth.
READ THE BIBLE IN A YEAR - The reading schedule for November is available on the welcome center in the narthex.

CHRIST IN OUR HOME—The devotional booklets for October/November/December can be found on the welcome center in the narthex.

CTK NEWSLETTTER—If you don’t receive the church newsletter electronically, there are copies on the welcome center. Pick one up on your way out.

 

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