Live Your Lives, Be Friends, Take Care of Each Other

November 24, 2019 — Last Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Alison Quin’s Final Sermon at CTK Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 23:1-6 Canticle 16 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43 Live Your Lives, Be Friends, Take Care of Each Other At the center of our life together is Jesus Christ.  Every Sunday is a celebration...

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Mother Alison’s Last Sunday: November 24th

Our rector, Alison Quin, is retiring after 12 years at Christ the King.  She is moving to Rhinebeck to care for her grandson and will seek a part time position after a period of sabbatical rest.  We will be seeing her off in a joint service at 9am on Sunday,...

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Food, Faith and Friends–starts Wednesday, Oct. 3rd

Please join us for a potluck supper, conversation about faith, fellowship and prayer every other Wed. night from 6-8pm.  Our first supper is Wednesday, Oct. 3rd. This is a chance to explore our faith together, ask questions and ponder the mystery of God, while making new friends.  Hope you can...

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Spa Night! Tuesday, May 8, 6-8pm

Tuesday, May 8th, 6-8pm Come and restore your body and spirit in the beautiful tranquil setting of Brian Taylor’s barn 3355 State Route 209 Stone Ridge   Admission $50 All proceeds support Christ the King   Reflexology and Reiki by Maxine Rosola Reiki by Zoe Moffitt Chair Massage with Robin...

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My Eyes Have Seen the Glory

August 6, 2017  — The Transfiguration Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Exodus 34:29-35 2 Peter 1:13-21 Luke 9:28-36 Psalm 99 or 99:5-9 My Eyes Have Seen the Glory When the sun is shining and you are looking at a lake, you can only see the surface of the lake because...

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Opening Up to God… and Other People

June 18, 2017 — Second Sunday After Pentecost Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7) Psalm 116:1, 10-17 Romans 5:1-8 Matthew 9:35-10:8(9-23) Opening Up to God… and Other People It has been a difficult week.  Our community lost a brave young man to ALS.  In the short time that...

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Support Episcopal Relief and Development

Hurricane relief is desperately needed for the victims of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey.  To donate to Episcopal Relief and Development, go to https://support.episcopalrelief.org/hurricane-relief Help us be where we’re needed Your gift provides our partners on the ground with critical supplies, such as food and water for communities devastated by Hurricane Irma...

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Worship Walks!

Come and join us for a meditative walk through nature!  Our church is joining other local Episcopal churches for Worship Walks, 2-4 mile hikes on trails throughout our area.  Click here for schedule.

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Book Discussion April 30th 2pm

Join us for a discussion of this insightful book about growing up as a Black or Latino boy in Oakland, California.  All are welcome. From New York University Press Victor Rios grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California in the 1980s and 90s. A former gang member and juvenile delinquent,...

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Holy Week and Easter Worship

MAUNDY THURSDAY Supper & Liturgy March 24,   6pm We gather for a simple meal after which we move to the church to act out the memory of the Last Supper with Scripture, foot washing and Eucharist. The evening concludes with stripping the altar bare and keeping watch.   GOOD...

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Our Holy Days Are Near…

  Palm Sunday As we near the end of Lent, we celebrate Palm Sunday, also known as Passion Sunday. At the beginning of the liturgy, we receive palms in memory of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem riding on a donkey. We become the part of the crowd of pilgrims who had...

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Icon Workshop Begins February 17th

Icon Workshop, led by Ellie Anderson and Ferris Cook on Wednesdays after the 12:30pm service. Start a new icon of either a Lily or a Pelican feeding her young (a symbol of Christ), or if you have an icon you are already working on, bring it in. No experience necessary,...

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The Meaning of Communion

January 15th, 2016 by the Rev. Janet Vincent Yesterday I spent a few hours working on a benefit for Holy Cross School in Grahmstown, South Africa. The school is the work of the Order of the Holy Cross, an Episcopal Church (USA) order of religious men. In 1998 they were...

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Sacred Conversation on Race

Christ the King is hosting a webcast of the Trinity Institute Conference on Jan. 21-23.  This year’s subject is race, and the conference includes great speakers and the opportunity to break into small groups and discuss racism and how we can make a difference.  Conference is FREE and open to...

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Christmas Eve 2015

December 24, 2015 — Christmas Eve — 10 PM Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Isaiah 9:2-7 Titus 2:11-14 Luke 2:1-14(15-20) Psalm 96 Christmas Eve There are certain people in life that you remember forever because they showed up for you.  I still remember the little boy in my first grade class...

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A Voice Crying Out in Our Wilderness

December 6, 2015 — Second Sunday of Advent The Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Baruch 5:1-9 Canticle 16 Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6 A Voice Crying Out in Our Wilderness Lately I have been reading Thich Nhat Han, a wonderful Buddhist leader and writer who died a few years ago. I’ve...

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What Kind of House Will We Live In?

November 29, 2015 — First Sunday of Advent The Rev. Alison Quin Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 33:14-16 Psalm 25:1-9 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36 What Kind of House Will We Live In? A friend of mine is selling her house. She lives on a very busy two lane road near here....

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Advent reflections

Advent, the four weeks set aside in the church calendar to prepare for Christmas, is my favorite season.  It reorients me in time, reminding me that we live in the brief interval between Christ’s birth and Christ’s return.  It really is a brief moment in the grand scheme of things,...

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Stewardship Talk 3: Gloria Mattox

November 8, 2015 — Twenty-fourth Sunday After Pentecost Guest Speaker:  Gloria Mattox Today’s Readings: Today we welcome Gloria as she shares her personal stewardship message, the third in our fall series.  Click in box below to watch her talk in YouTube…

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