Christ the King is a congregation of the
Lutheran Church in America.
CtK is nearly 50 years old. We began as a
mission meeting at first in Chamberlin High School
(across the street from our present location) on October
1, 1961. After
organizing on April 15, 1962, the congregation built on the current
site. There have been several building projects to
expand the facilities, the most recent in 2000 to provide
much needed space for
What We Believe.
- We confess the Triune
God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
confess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and the Gospel
as the power of God for the salvation of all who
- Jesus Christ is the Word of God
incarnate, through whom everything was made and
through whose life, death, and resurrection God
fashions a new creation.
- The proclamation of God's message to us
as both Law and Gospel is the Word of God,
revealing judgment and mercy through word and deed,
beginning with the Word in creation, continuing in the
history of Israel, and centering in all its fullness
in the person and work of Jesus Christ.
- The canonical Scriptures of the Old and
New Testaments are the written Word of God. Inspired
by God's Spirit speaking through their authors, they
record and announce God's revelation centering in
Jesus Christ Through them God's Spirit
speaks to us to create and sustain Christian faith and
fellowship for service in the world.
- This church accepts the
canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as
the inspired Word of God and the authoritative source
and norm of its proclamation, faith, and life.
- We accept the Apostles',
Creeds as true declarations of the faith of this
- We accept the Unaltered
Augsburg Confession as a true witness to the Gospel,
acknowledging as one with it In faith and doctrine all
churches that likewise accept the teachings of the
Unaltered Augsburg Confession.
- We accept the other
confessional writings in the Book of Concord, namely,
the Apology of the Augsburg Confession, the Smalcald
Articles and the Treatise, the Small Catechism, the
Large Catechism, and the Formula of Concord, as
further valid interpretations of the faith of the
- We confess the Gospel,
recorded in the Holy Scriptures and confessed in the
ecumenical creeds and Lutheran confessional writings,
as the power of God to create and sustain the Church
for God's mission in the world.