Our small group ministry exists to create an authentic Christian community that works for you. Small groups provide opportunities for face-to-face connection, a sense of family, a place for people to belong, and opportunities to serve.
Men's Biblical Deep Dive
The spiritual practice of Scripture reading is key for a thriving life of faith with Jesus. But is your busy calendar getting in the way?
We know the challenge too well. That’s why we’ve created The Biblical Deep Dive to ideally fit within your workweek. We’ll use an ancient practice called midrash to “seek with care” practical wisdom from scripture and to apply it to our lives today.
There are several ways to connect with other guys at CTK. We offer small groups, mentoring, and service opportunities. Please contact Brian for more information.
We are ordinary women from all walks of life. Some of us have a passion to know and love God deeper. Others are just exploring this whole "God thing." Young or old; daughters, moms, grandmothers; married, divorced or single, working inside the home or out - there is a seat at the table for you. The Women's Ministry has several opportunities for you to connect - small groups, mentoring, serving, and more. Contact Stacy to learn more.
Would you like to gather with other women at CTK who knit and crochet?
Check out our Prayer Shawl Ministry.
Would you like to gather with other women at CTK who sew and put together hygiene kits for girls around the world? Learn more about Days for Girls.
At Christ the King, we care about your marriage. That's why we are here to support and encourage you on the journey. Whether you're newly engaged or approaching your golden anniversary, living marital bliss, or struggling to make it another day, we hope the resources you find here will help equip, strengthen, and encourage your relationships.
Are you engaged or Married? Consider joining our Marriage Mentoring Experience by contacting .
No marriage is beyond the reach of God's ability to heal and restore, even when it feels hopeless. If you were inspired by the story of Rick & Tiffany Bulman during our weekend services on May 9/10, be sure to check out Mended Ministries. On their website, you will find their book, Mended, their new video study, 7 steps to turn your marriage around in 7 days, and information on couples coaching from Rick and Tiffany.
Looking for practical principles and research-based methods to connect deeper, understand better, and navigate conflict? The Art & Science of Love is based on the book 7 Principles of Making Marriage work and more than 20 years of research conducted at the University of Washington. John Gottman is considered one of the leading marriage experts in the world. This self-paced online workshop can help couples just starting, needing a refresh, or even those who feel on the verge of giving up. Please note this is excellent research-based help, but it is not faith-based. Some opinions expressed are not shared by Christ the King Community Church. This online workshop can also be an excellent resource for couples where one or both spouses are not believers.
Sometimes the challenge we face in marriage is rooted in hurts and coping skills that began before the couple ever meets. In his book Reconnect, Dr. Call explains that when we become aware of the myriad of factors that contribute to disconnection, we can develop new understanding and strategies that promote deeper connection and healing interaction. You can purchase it on Amazon by clicking here.
Congratulations if you've recently become engaged! Marriage is God's good idea to join a husband and a wife for a lifetime. Did you know premarital counseling or classes can reduce the chances of divorce by 31%? Since your marriage is the most important human relationship you'll ever have, CTK requires premarital counseling before your wedding. Plus, we regularly offer classes & workshops! Talk to your officiant for more information.
The following CTK pastors may be available to perform weddings: Derek Archer, Ryan Ervin, Melonie Kemp, Garret Shelsta, Wendy Powell, Brian Steele, Brian Behrends, Angel Finsrud, Julie Burleson, and Stacy Koning. Please fill out this Wedding Officiant Request Form if you would like any of these pastors to perform your wedding. Officiating includes 1-2 meetings with the pastor for ceremony planning, rehearsal, wedding ceremony, and filing your marriage documents; pastoral fees vary. Please note our pastors require couples to engage in premarital preparation. If you are looking for suggestions or referrals, we would be happy to assist you! Please contact Erin with questions.
Using a CTK Facility
If you would like to use Christ the King Church facilities for your wedding, please fill out a Facility Rental Request, and someone will follow up with you shortly!
My name is Angel Finsrud and I am the Family Pastor here at CTK Bellingham. I’m also a mom of five, so I know that parenting can be incredibly rewarding and extremely difficult.
We aim to encourage and equip families by offering parenting classes and groups, providing resources to support you in your parenting journey and creating events and service projects to help your family connect and grow together. Check out some of the opportunities below!
Bellingham Bells Game
Sunday August 2nd 6:35pm-10:00pm
Come meet other CTK families at Joe Martin Field for a Bellingham Bells Game! Look for us out in the grassy section of left field, we can’t wait to watch the game with you!
Your family is responsible for your own tickets, it’ll be a $2 Tuesday (Buy 1 full price ticket, get another for $2)! OR if you are a WECU member it's always BOGO! OR if your kiddos are participating in the Coconut Kenny's Summer Read program, you may already have 2 free tickets to get in!
You’ll also find $2 food and drink specials at the ballpark.
Moms in Prayer
Will return Fall 2022
Be watching for updates!
Moms, come and experience the power of prayer and the way that praying together with other moms brings peace and hope. Praying God's Word over our children replaces any fear or anxiety we may experience for our children or their future as we continue trusting them to Him. Moms in Prayer gathers moms together weekly to pray specifically and spiritually for our children, our teachers, and our schools.
Whether you've been praying for your kids for years, or you are just getting started, this group is a safe and supportive place to connect with other moms to pray for the next generation.
2 Classes followed by a Dedication Ceremony offered 2-3 Times a Year.
When it comes to raising our kids, the list of responsibilities is long. But nothing we do is more important than pointing them toward Jesus. Child dedication at CTK is about helping you demonstrate your desire and commitment to do just that. Join other families with young children for two class sessions that will prepare you to dedicate your child to God — and yourself to godly parenting.
The class culminates with a dedication ceremony; invite your friends and family to celebrate with you and pledge their support in your commitment to your child. For more information, please complete a child dedication interest form.
Wondering how to respond to your kids big feelings or emotional responses? Check out this step-by step guide to Emotion Coaching by clicking here, a researched based approach that helps us give our kids the skills to regulate their emotions in ways that lead to success.
Like CTK Families on Facebook and follow us on Instagram! Also, please sign up for CTK Families text messages*. You'll receive no more than two text messages a week with information on upcoming events, links to great content, and an occasional shot of encouragement, 'cause let's face it, parenting can be hard! (*Carrier rates may apply)
The Seniors Community at CTK is for the large and growing group of maturing adults within our church and community. Our goal is to help older, retired adults develop meaningful relationships through fellowship. Come join us monthly for fellowship and a snack on selected Thursday mornings. We will be enjoying a 12-part series by Max Lucado titled "Unshakable Hope" focused on the promises of God.
10:30 AM-Noon in the Meeting Place
April 14 • May 12 • June 9 • July 14 • August 11
A $2 donation is appreciated. Questions? Contact Pastor Stacy.