Welcome to Christ the King Parish website.
This is our home on the Internet in this new digital age.
Christ the King Parish is a spirit filled community of intentional disciples, striving to live the Gospel. Founded in 1963, we are one of the largest parishes in the Springfield diocese. On this site you will learn about our parish, with numerous links to Catholic information and news.
If you are seeking a parish community in which to pray, to learn and to be of service to others, then our doors and hearts are open to you. Perhaps we will meet soon face to face.
Grace and peace to you,
NEW MASS SCHEDULE!
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Parish Job Openings
Director of Stewardship and Development
is a full time position open at Christ the King Parish. The position is responsible for creating a framework to help parishioners understand stewardship as an expression of discipleship, as well as opportunities to cultivate time, talent and treasure. Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Parish or diocesan ministry experience in stewardship preferred. Candidate must possess knowledge of the theology of stewardship, and be a practicing Catholic with ability to serve as a model of Gospel values. Please click here for full job description. Pay based on experience. Click here to download Job Application. Submit with your cover letter and resume by April 14, 2017, via postal mail, or to email@example.com
CTK School Job Openings
Christ the King School is currently accepting applications for full-time elementary school teachers, Librarian, Part-time teacher’s aides, and playground supervisors for the 2017-'18 school year. For full-time teachers Illinois state professional educator license required. Practicing Catholic preferred. Send letter of interest, resume, application and copy of licensure information from ISBE to Christ the King School, 1920 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL 62704. Applications are available in the school office or Click here to download an Application.
Attention young adults and parents who have young adults! CTK is launching their new Young Adult Ministry (ages 18-35, although all are welcome)!
The mission of the new group is for young adults to have opportunities to grow in their faith, serve others, and have fun meeting new people their age. We have three events coming up:
Serve meals at St. John’s Breadline: Saturday, March 18 from 10:00am-1:30pm (lunch provided). *There are already a few young adults signed up now, so space is limited*
Pack Medical Supplies at Springfield’s Mission Outreach: Saturday, April 29 from 1:00pm-3:30pm (snacks provided). *There are already a few young adults signed up now, so space is limited*
Matthew Kelly in Joliet: Saturday, June 10 from 10:00am-2:30pm. Cost is $39. Carpooling available. *Please sign up and make check payable to CTK by Feb. 27 (the earlier the better due to limited tickets). To sign up for any of these events or for more information, please contact Kristi Jones at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOPS - Join us for MOPS Meetings!
MOPS stands for "Mothers of Preschoolers" - but don't let that confuse you. MOPS is about meeting the needs of every mom of a child, from conception through kindergarten and even beyond! Whether you're urban, suburban, rural, stay-at-home, working, teen, adoptive, specialneeds, single or married, MOPS is for you! Being moms is what brings us together and allows us to build a community. What to expect? BREAKFAST AND COFFEE - what is a good get together without food and coffee? GUEST SPEAKERS - to provide insight and inspire new ideas. SMALL GROUPS - to relate and share advice with other moms. CRAFTS - fun and easy projects! CHILDCARE - the kiddos will have a blast while learning about what’s in the Bible.
Clike here to find us on Facebook, email email@example.com if you would like to get involved or have any questions.
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Love of God, Love of God's Church,
Love of God's People
• Growing and deepening our faith in God through prayer and service
• Being present with an attitude of gratitude and joy
• Respecting the dignity of the individual
• Cherishing the Earth through good stewardship
One vision to build up the
body of Christ
• Recognizing the strength in diversity
• Honoring each individual’s gifts in ministry
• Collaborating to achieve a shared vision
• Being loyal to CTK through participation and discernment
Intentional living by Gospel values in following Jesus
• Evangelizing by creatively seeking & utilizing all resources available
• Recognizing and developing our gifts and offering them for the greater glory of God
• Empowering servant leadership and group action for social justice
• Continuing to strive for excellence through education and formation
1 Ash Wednesday Services 8:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.
3 Eucharistic Adoration 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8 Stations of the Cross - 7:00 p.m.
11 ALPHA Lenten Retrea Chiara Center 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
15 Stations of the Cross – 7:00 p.m.
22 Stations of the Cross – 7:00 p.m.
29 Stations of the Cross – 7:00 p.m.
30 Lenten Communal Reconciliation
Service – 7:00 p.m. St. Agnes
1 Mozart Requiem – CTK Choir and Blackburn College Choir at Blackburn College -7:00 p.m.
2 Mozart Requiem at CTK Church – 3:00 p.m.
5 Stations of the Cross - 7:00 p.m.
7 Eucharistic Adoration 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
9 Palm Sunday Masses (4:30 pm/Vigil), 8:00a.m., 10:30a.m. & 5:00 p.m.
12 Living Stations of the Cross – Led by CTK students.
6:30 p.m. in the Church
13 Holy Thursday - 7:00 p.m.
14 Good Friday – 7:00 p.m.
15 Holy Saturday – 8:00 p.m.
16 EASTER! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Masses at
8.00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
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