There are numerous ways to share your time and talents through the parish ministries of Christ the King Church. Opportunities can be found in liturgical ministries, education, community outreach, and parish life. For more information on any of the ministries listed here, please contact the parish office at 434-1669.
Boys and girls age 9 and up, who have made their First Communion, assist at the altar in the celebration of Mass. Adults may also serve on holydays and some Sundays, and at funerals. Training provided.
Assist with Sunday Offertory collections during Mass.
Administer the Body and Blood of Christ as part of the Eucharistic celebration. Training provided.
Proclaim the Word of God during Masses and other liturgies. Training provided.
Lead the congregation in song by sharing your musical talents during the Mass. Click here for the Music Ministries page.
Prepare the altar and sanctuary for the celebration of the Mass, and clean up afterwards. Time commitment about 5–10 minutes before and after Mass.
Welcome visitors to Christ the King Church at the beginning of Mass; assist in seating when necessary; provide direction to closets, rest rooms, parish hall, etc.
Teach, assist, or substitute in a CCD class; assist with class dismissal; help coordinate service projects; help with receptions or special events. Go to CCD page.
Assist an adult in his/her preparation for baptism or confirmation in the Catholic faith.
Coordinate, assist with, or donate to the parish's annual Advent program of collecting and delivering gifts, food, and financial assistance to the needy.
New Life Prison Ministry
Help a recently released inmate from the York Correctional Center to make a smooth transition to life outside of prison.
New London Meal Center
Christ the King Church is responsible for one meal a month (Sunday afternoon) at the New London Meal Center. Help is needed to coordinate, assist, cook, deliver, and serve.
This group of parishioners raises funds for Birthright and CareNet, organizations that assist women with unplanned pregnancies.
Shoreline Soup Kitchen
Christ the King Church is responsible for one meal a month (Saturday morning) at the Shoreline Soup Kitchen, located at the Old Lyme Congregational Church. Help is needed to coordinate, assist at sign-ups the weekend before (after masses), cook parts of a meal, serve, and clean up.
Help keep the parish property in good order with occasional weeding, pruning, trimming, raking and other tasks.
This is a group of men who come together for fellowship and to sponsor spiritual, service, and social activities in the parish. Click here for the Men's Club website.
Parish Life Committee
Coordinates, organizes, and stages the annual Harvest Fun Day, as well as the Mardi Gras supper and other parish-wide activities.
Assists the pastor with the administration of the parish.