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THE BISHOP IS WITH US - Rev, Michael Rinehart, bishop of our TX-LA Gulf Coast Synod, is with us and will be preaching at each of our services this weekend.

LENTEN VESPERS - Join us each Wednesday night during Lent at 7:00 PM for Vespers following the service of Holden Evening Prayer. Our homilies will be on the mercy of God.
Vespers will be preceded by a light meal of soup and sandwiches in our fellowship hall between 6:00-6:45 PM.

EASTER LILY GARDEN - As in past years at Christ the King, our Easter Worship services will be highlighted by a beautiful Easter Lily garden. If you would like to have a plant in honor of or in memory of someone, please use the form found on page 20 and return it to the church office or drop in the offering plate.

HELPING THE HOMELESS - Youth Group & Evangelism has teamed up to help the homeless. A box for donations will be in the narthex to collect the following:
Cheese crackers, Granola Bars, Fruit snacks, Bandaids, Bar of soap/hand sanitizer, toothbrush/toothpaste/mouthwash, lotion, deodorant, chap stick & combs.
We will be collecting items thru March 18th and the youth group will be going to the French Quarter Saturday, March 24th to pass out bags to those in need.

CHURCH WORKDAY - A church work day has been scheduled for Saturday, March 24th, beginning at 8 AM. We will be sprucing up the buildings and grounds and could use all of the helping hands we can get. If you are willing to help, bring cleaning supplies, work gloves, gardening equipment, tools and anything else you think would be helpful in making our property shine. Also, please notify Ed Dusang, Property Chairman (504-889-9670), or Debbie Paulson (504-498-6801) that you will be willing to help and what work you will be willing to do. A light lunch will be provided.

EASTER EGG HUNT - The Youth Group, Parish Education and Mision Mesa Abierta will have an Easter Egg Hunt  here at the church on Palm Sunday, March 25th from
1pm-3pm. They are seeking donations of individually wrapped candy, small bottles of water and juice boxes, by March 23rd. There will be an area of the narthex to place donations for the Easter Egg Hunt.

SUNDAY MORNING ADULT FORUM - The pastor’s Sunday morning “Adult Forum” which meets at 9:15 AM in the conference room has begun a very interesting look at major events in the Old Testament with the help of a Jewish professor at Vanderbilt U Divinity School on a DVD from “The Great Courses” library. We’re currently looking at the early chapters of Genesis. Grab a cup of coffee and join us for what are always lively discussions!

THE SHAWL MINISTRY - The shawls ladies have been very busy. And we discovered a wonderful place to bring some shawls.  Shawls have been brought to Angel’s Place to distribute to sick children and their mothers at Children’s Hospital.. It is truly a blessing to extend our ministry.  

THANK YOU- Thank you for your generous donations of Mardi Gras beads for ARC. ARC serves 900 children and their families in our community with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The beads are sorted, packaged and resold. This provides people with job training, meaningful work and the opportunity to earn their own income.

LENTEN OFFERING BOXES - Lenten Offering Boxes are available in the Narthex. Please take one home, fold it into a box, and put it in a conspicuous place at home. Use it throughout Lent to collect spare change (or large bills J). Also use it as a reminder to sacrifice, reflect, and keep Christ in your daily life throughout Lent. When it fills up, bring it back and place it in the large basket in the Narthex – feel free to get a new one and continue this practice throughout the Lenten season.
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 March is available on the welcome center in the narthex.

CHRIST IN OUR HOME—The devotional booklets for January/February/March can be found on the welcome center in the narthex.