Adult Forum
Adults are invited to continue their lifelong learning each Sunday morning, gathering in the social hall at 9:00am.

Sunday, January 21st - The CtK Church Council leads us in a question and answer session discussing the 2024 proposed spending plan.  Join us after worship on January 28th as the discussion continues.

Sunday, January 7thJoin us for an introduction to our new learning series, "Manna and Mercy".

---2023 Sessions Below ---

Sunday, December 17th - Pastor Lindean leads a discussion on the Lord's Prayer.

Sunday, December 10th - Pastor Lindean completes the discussion on the Creeds.

Sunday, December 3rd - Pastor Lindean leads discussion on the Creeds.

Sunday, November 19thPastor Lindean leads discussion on the 7th through 10th commandments.

Sunday, November 12th - A conversation with Rabbi Sonja Pilz.

Sunday, November 5th - The CtK council provides an update on our mission and current financial picture and lead participants in an exercise to help us discern what God is calling us to do in the world.  Find Patrick Linn's slides HERE.

Sunday, October 29th - Adult confirmation continues with discussion of the 6th commandment.

Sunday, October 22ndAdult confirmation continues with discussion of the 5th and 6th commandments.

Sunday, October 15th - Adult confirmation class led by Pastor Lindean continues. 

Sunday, October 8thAdult confirmation class led by Pastor Lindean continues with discussion of the ten commandments.

Sunday, October 1stAdult confirmation class led by Pastor Lindean continues.

Sunday, September 17th, 9:00am -- Adult Forum Fall Kick-Off: Grace Alone, an adult confirmation series for those who never "did" confirmation, forgot what they learned as youth, didn't pay attention the first time around, or just want a refresher on Lutheran catechism and confessions. All adults encouraged to join the conversation. Questions? Contact Pr. Lindean.

Sunday, May 21st:  The CtK church council provides a spring update.  Adult Forum 05/21/23

Sunday, May 14th:  Part 3 of the presentation on White Christian Nationalism Adult Forum 05/14/23

Sunday, May 7th:  LCM Campus Ministry provides a presentation on their 2023 service and learning trip to Guatemala.  Adult Forum 05/07/23

Sunday, April 30th:  Part 2 of the presentation on White Christian Nationalism Adult Forum 04/30/23

Sunday, April 23rd: We'll wrap up Earth Day/Week with a screening of Current Revolution, a film about transitioning to a clean energy economy while prioritizing the well-being of workers and front-line communities. 

Sunday, 04/16:  White Christian Nationalism - Part 1 Adult Forum 04/16/23

Sunday, 04/02:  Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)  Adult Forum 04/02/23

Sunday, 03/05:  Family Promise.  Adult Forum 03/05/23

Sunday, 02/12:  Kristin Hampton gives a presentation on HRDC.  Adult Forum 02/12/23

Sunday, 02/05:  Mark Donald gives a presentation on Christikon.  Adult Forum 02/05/23

Sunday, 01/15:  The church council discusses the 2023 proposed spending plan for CtK.  Adult Forum 01/15/23

Sunday, 01/08:  Pastor Lindean discusses baptism and the role of a sponsor.  Adult Forum 01/08/23


Small Groups and Bible Studies
Contact the church office for Small Group information.

Prayer Ministry. Tuesdays, 9:00-10:15am.  Come and pray - knitting/crocheting not required (CtK Library) 

Daily Discipleship Bible Studies. There are two small groups meeting weekly (Tuesdays at 12:00pm, and Thursdays at 11:30am) using the ELCA's Daily Discipleship Bible Study (following the Sunday Gospel texts). For more information about these groups, contact Tuesday group leader: Ben von Ullrich; or Thursday group leader: Barb Nolan.

Men's Book Group. Meets every Tuesday from 12:00-1:00pm in the social hall. Books are the topic of discussion and change regularly. For more information contact Bill Ranard.

Women's Book Group. Meets every Thursday (beginning 10/5) from 1:00-2:00pm in the nursery or library (TBA). Books are the topic of discussion and change regularly. For more information contact Renee Schon.

EAT (Young Adult Spiritual Formation). This small group meets every other Thursday, 7:00pm, at the home of JP and Mary Alice Carlson, for food and conversation. For more information contact Mary Alice Carlson.

High School Bible Study. Digging Deeper with Pr. Lindean. Digging Deeper will meet again in the fall (times and dates to be announced). All high school youth are welcome! Questions? Contact Pr. Lindean.

Saturday Bible Studies:
Men's Small Group meets every Saturday at 7:00am, Mukai Coffeehouse (formerly Cold Smoke off Oak Street). No longer offering a Zoom meeting. Contact Pr. Grant for more info.
Women's Small Group meets every Saturday at 7:30am, at Café M in Belgrade. For more information contact Tina Sheppard.

New Group(s) for the Fall
Interested in connecting with others and continuing your faith formation, but finding that the groups listed above don't fit your interest or schedule? Contact Pr. Lindean and perhaps help launch a new group!

The following groups meet regularly during the school year:

Monthly WELCA/Gather Bible Study.  Third Monday of the month, 1:15-3:30pm (CtK Social Hall) Come for coffee, dessert and study. 

CtK Quilters. Thursdays, 9:30am-12:00pm (Upper Room) All skill levels are welcome. (Resumes 10/5)

LCM Campus Ministry.  8:00pm Wednesdays.  All MSU students are invited to gather for dessert and conversation at Christus Collegium (714 S 8th Ave) 

MSU Faculty and Staff Study.  Thursdays, 3:00pm, contact Kristin Harney. Resumes this fall