ctk this week


Tuesday, October 23rd

12:00pm Gospel Text Study (L=Library)

12:00pm Men’s Book Study (Call for location)

6:30pm Grief Support Group (L)

7:00pm Bridger Harmony Chorus (SH)

Wednesday, October 24th

6:00pm Choir rehearsal (S)

6:00pm Youth Group  (Hay Maze)

8:00pm LCM @ MSU (714 S. 8th)

Thursday, October 25th

7:00pm Young Adult Spiritual Formation (JPC’s)

7:00pm Al-Anon (SH)

  Friday, October 26th

8:00am HRDC All-Staff Workshop (SH)

— Bishop’s Convocation (Helena)

Saturday, October 27th

7:00am Men’s Study @ Perkins (W. Main)

7:30am Women’s Study @ The Daily

              (N. Rouse  and Oak Street)

Sunday, October 28th/Reformation Sunday

9:00am Adult Forum (SH)

9:00am Sunday School (S)

10:00am Worship/New Members received

11:15am Fellowship

4:00pm Trunk or Treat set-up (parking lot)

4:30-5:00pm Trunk or Treat (PL)

5:00-6:00pm Harvest Carnival (SH)

5:15pm Costume Parade (SH)




NEXT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28TH, REFORMATION SUNDAY we celebrate our freedom in Christ and the ongoing work of the Holy Spirit. New members will be received during worship. If you are interested in being a member of CtK and currently a member of an ELCA church, contact the church office to have your membership transferred ASAP and let our office know.

ALL SAINTS SUNDAY PHOTOS The Worship & Arts Team invites you to submit a photo of a beloved saint in your life, to be shared in the slide show on All Saints Sunday, November 4th. Please email photos to office@ctkbozeman.org no later than noon Thursday, November 1st. 

FLOWERS IN THE SANCTUARY during the month of October are provided by the Women’s Gather Bible Study in honor of Clergy Appreciation Month!

CHOIR Adult Choir rehearses 6:00-7:00pm, Wednesdays. All people with a love of singing are welcome and encouraged to join the choir. Talk with Kris Olsen, CtK Choir Director for more information.



ADULT FORUM 9:00am CtK member Leah Anderson continues a three-part series sharing about and reflecting on her recent two-week ELCA Global Church trip in East Africa. 10/28: “Lutheran”- Church history, challenges and growth in the Lutheran Church in Rwanda and Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania; 11/4: “Presence” - The role of power, privilege and need for global accompaniment.

FAMILIES CELEBRATE ADVENT/CHRISTMAS CARD DECK CtK is ordering a new resource  to help make family time a priority in your house during the holidays. Families with children ages 3-years through 5th grade will receive a free deck. If you want a deck (or an additional deck) please sign up in the social hall by 10/28. To see a sample deck, talk to JP!

JOIN A BIBLE STUDY OR SMALL GROUP (call for more info on groups)

* Tuesday Nooners: Gospel Study, 12:00pm (L); Book Study, 12:00pm, (call for location)

* Grief Support Group, Tuesdays (through 12/4) 6:30-8:00pm (Pr. Grant, 587-4131)

* MSU Faculty/Staff Book Group, Tuesdays, 12:00pm (Ian Anderson, 580-5071)

* Youth Group Wednesdays, 6:00pm dinner; 6:30-8:00pm activities (JP Carlson, 587-4131)(This week: Bozeman Hay Maze. Talk to JP for info.)

* Lutheran Campus Ministry MSU Students Desserts & Devotions Wednesdays, 8:00pm, Christus Collegium (714 S. 8th, Pr. Kathie, 406-890-1299)

* Young Adult Spiritual Formation, every other Thursday, 7:00pm (JP Carlson, 587-4131) (next 10/25)

* Prayer Shawl Ministry, 1st Thursday, 9:00am; 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm (Rosauers’ Deli) (Jeanette Hughes, 570-7368)

* Friday Small Group, 7:00am, every other Friday (Clark’s Fork, N. 19th Ave.) (Pastor Lindean, 587-4131) (next 11/2))

* Saturday Bible Studies Men’s: 7:00am (Perkins) (Dave Hughes, 595-3381); Women’s: 7:30am (The Daily, Oak & Rouse)

* CtK Quilters 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 9:30am-12:30pm (Upper Room) (Sherry Suta, 587-2352 for info.) (Next 11/3)

If you don’t see a group you are interested in or a time you are available to participate, please call the church office and let’s talk about other possibilities! 587-4131.


MEADOWLARK ELEMENTARY FALL CARNIVAL Many volunteers needed to help with this event, Friday, October 26th, 5:00-7:30pm. Free dinner for volunteers. Call Rachelle LeSage, 907-841-4084, rachelle.lesage@gmail.com.

GALLATIN REFUGEE CONNECTIONS: WELCOME KITS CtK is collecting items to welcome refugees to Montana. There is an item list/sign up sheet in the social hall. Please deliver all donations to CtK no later than Sunday, October 28th. Call Roxanne, 539-1189, for information.

HARVEST CARNIVAL (including Trunk or Treat) next Sunday, October 28th: 4:30-5:00pm Trunk or Treat, parking lot; 5:00-6:00pm Carnival, Social Hall, costume parade beginning at 5:15pm. If you’re interested in decorating a car/truck and handing out treats, please contact JP Carlson, cyf@ctkbozeman.org. All are welcome! Bring your family, neighbors and friends!


CTK WOMEN’S EVENT: CHALKING! All women are invited to the next CtK Women’s Event: Chalking! Friday, November 2nd, 6:30-8:30pm. Location will be announced. Cost is $30/person. Contact Tana Malmo to pre-register no later than October 29th. 

2018 POTATO BAR & AUCTION The SIXTH annual PB&A is coming November 18th, 5:00pm and the Youth and Family Ministry Team is seeking donations of crafts, experiences, gift certificates, art, gift baskets, etc., for the live and silent auctions. Proceeds support the Youth and Family Ministry of CtK. Contact JP, 587-4131, for more information.

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED While CtK is looking to fill the vacant Nursery Attendant position, we are asking CtK adults to volunteer to staff the nursery during worship. Call the church office, 587-4131, to sign up/learn more. The goal is to have at least two adults in the nursery at all times. Training will be provided. (Know someone who may be interested in filling this position permanently? Talk to Pr. Lindean.)  

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    women's ecumenical bible study (webs)

    WEBS, (Women's Ecumenical Bible Study) has been gathering, on a rotating basis, at Bozeman United Methodist, Christ the King Lutheran, Hope Lutheran, First Presbyterian and St. James Episcopal churches for over ten years. Having theologically trained deacons, pastors, priests, and rabbis as featured speakers has been greatly appreciated. The mission of WEBS is to build connecton; as we explore God's story, we share our stories. WEBS offers seekers and Christians, who enjoy the perspectives of other women, a safe, engaging environment to nurture their faith through Bible study and in relationship.

    WEBS provides both a spiritual and scholarly environment in which each woman can live her own spiritual journey in community.

    Welcome to the WEBS Fall Session 2018 -- Reading, Singing, and Meditating Upon the Psalms

    When: Mondays, 9:30-11:30am, September 10th-November 12th

    Where: Bozeman United Methodist Church (121 S. Willson Avenue, Bozeman)

    What: Reading, Singing, & Meditating Upon the Psalms: Engaging hearts, minds, and souls in this Psalms study.

    WHO: Each featured speaker will consider the psalms through a specific lens -- as literature, as prayed or sung in their faith tradition, and more. Then the group will break into small groups to read and reflect upon specific psalms.

    RSVP: Sign up with WEBS Administrator, Nancy Hopkins nancyhopkins14@yahoo.com or call (406) 581-0271.

    Optional Books: Walter Brueggemann's Praying the Psalms, and/or Eugene Peterson's A Long Obedience in the Same Direction.