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Earth Day April 22nd

Sunday, April 21, 2024


Pastor Jackie Cook

Services are live-streamed and available on YouTube, or the CTK Website



Visitors are always welcome. Our Greeters will help you get seated for worship and acquaint you with our facility and child-friendly sanctuary.  Available in the entrance areas and around the building are hand sanitizing stations. We ask that if you are not feeling well, or feel that you may have been exposed to COVID, you view the service via live-streaming. You can find this on our website. Click HERE

Read more on what to expect below.

What to Expect

Musical Notes

April 28 Becky Zelm and the Sanctuary Choir

May 5 Emmerson Neumiller and the Sanctuary Choir

May 12 Haley Griffin, soprano, with special music for Mother's Day

May 19 Peyton Goetz, Pastor Jackie, solosts and the Sanctuary Choir

May 26 Carmen Brammeier-Zayas, with sons,Jason and Evan on strings with special music for Memorial Day weekend

Weekly Calenddar...

April 19 Lumber Inn 7 am Men's Bible study

April 20 Boys Bible Breakfast in the Bell Room 8 am

April 21 Pr. Grindeland Bible Study @ 10:30 am

April 21-23 Pr. Jackie at a Preaching Conference (after worship Sunday to Tues evening)

April 24 - Wednesday Wellness @ noon

April 25 Senior "Young at Heart", service, lunch and entertainment from 11-2 pm

Commitee/meeting Schedule

Sign up before April 22!!

Sr. Young at Heart luncheon on

April 25th here at CTK from 11-2pm. Lunch, Entertainment and Fun!

Sign up by calling the church office or using the signup sheet in the Upper Sanctuary!

May 5th

Coffee Hour and Treats at AGC

Join us at All God's Children for your Coffee and a "look-see" immediately after service. See what lessons the children have been learning and how it relates to God's World. The elevator entrance to downstairs is available.


In addition to our Prayer List you are now able to click on the Icon to the left and submit a prayer at any time.

Individual Prayers: Jeff, MattAudrey, Casey, Alice Sand for all those who grieve, and those who suffer from mental illness.

Ongoing Prayers: Elaine, Tim, Maddie, Dave, all military persons and their, families all those who are in hospice and care facilities, and the healthcare workers who care for them.

Ministry Partners: The Evangelical Lutheran Churches in El Salvador and Tanzania and their Bishops, and Imbaseny parish in Tanzania, Serenity Inn, Family Promise, Reformation Lutheran Church, Lutherdale Bible Camp, All God's Children, Mt. Meru Coffee Project & Outreach for Hope Congregations, and those who work to end human trafficking.

Education Corner

Sunday School

Sunday School (4 years old through 6th grade) is held twice a month on an irregular schedule. The next meeting is Sunday, April 28. After communion children will be dismissed with their teachers. Last Sunday School will be May 5th concluding with a celebration!

 Sunday School children's noisy collection for God's Global Barnyard was a huge success collecting $380! Thank you for your participation. They will be selecting animals of chickens, pigs, and goats to buy.

Confirmation 2023-2024


Home discussion: Road to Emmaus

SUNDAY, APRIL 28TH ( Cindy Boness & Deb Wittrock lead)

Time: 5:45pm to 7pm

Call of Saul


See your email for important forms

Location: CTK/Lutheradale with Mentors

*Confirmation students please chose your Bible verses and information to the Church office for Confirmation Sunday



2024 – 2025

CTK’s Scholarship program began giving out awards for the 1988 – 1989 year. Since then scholarships have been provided annually to encourage students to consider church-liberal arts colleges where there is a small professor/student ratio, and the focus is on educating the whole person for life.

Scholarships are generally provided for the first four years of attendance at a church related college upon application renewals and may include part-time online as well as full time campus attendance.

           To apply for a Newman Scholarship please contact the church (office@ctkdelafield.org) or jonmkilmer@gmail.com for an Application via email. Applications are to be received at the church office by May1st. 2024 for recognition and disbursement to the college in 2024.

          Thank you to those who have continued to support the Newman Scholarship program over the last 36 years of allowing financial assistance to more than 65 achieving Christ The King students. Will be presented on Sunday, June 9th.

Scholarship Committee: Jon Kilmer, Diane Crowley, Jennifer Varrelmann

Mark your Calendars!

Pr. Gary Grindeland will be spending a month in our area and will have a Bible Study at CTK on "The Gospel of Mark" Sunday, April 21st and Sunday April 28th after worship Grab your coffee and head to the bell room for some great discussion.

Ministry Initiatives or CTK church goals for this year are Preparing, Caring and Sharing. How does this fit into your committee and daily life?

Click Here for Initiatives

Save the Date!

Vacation Bible School

June 10-13

"Operation Restoration!"

Watch for more details and registration

High School & College Seniors

Save the Date!

Senior Recognition Sunday

Please email the office with your name, school name, Senior Picture and what plans you have for after graduation. Also if you are able to attend June 9th*.


Check out Lutherdale Summer Camps!

Every day at Lutherdale is an adventure. Whether you are starting your day with a polar plunge or ending your night with a night climb at the ropes course, each data has something for everyone. A typical day includes worship, bible study, swimming, arts and crafts, gaga ball, specialty games, and more! This is for families, and children ages ranging from k-`12. See the complete flyer on the board outside of the church office.

Adult Opportunities to Grow

Sunday, April 21st Pr. Gary Grindeland "The Gospel of Mark" 10:15 am in the Bell Room

*Thursday, April 25th Sr. "Young at Heart" Luncheon 11- 2pm

Sunday, April 28th Pr. Grindeland "The Gospel of Mark" 10:15 am in the Bell Room

*Sunday, May 5th Line Dancing 3 pm Yeee Haw!

Wed. May 8th “Get Balanced in Retirement” a healthy way by Dr. Moira Martin

*Sat. May 11th CPR/FA 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Sunday, May 19th Active Shooter training

Sunday, June 2nd Safety Series 10:30 am-11:00 am (Blood Born Pathogens)

*Sign up in the Upper Sanctuary or call the office 262-646-2343


Check out Lutherdale Summer Camps!

Every day at Lutherdale is an adventure. Whether you are starting your day with a polar plunge or ending your night with a night climb at the ropes course, each data has something for everyone. A typical day includes worship, bible study, swimming, arts and crafts, gaga ball, specialty games, and more! This is for families, and children ages ranging from k-`12. See the complete flyer on the board outside of the church office.

Please Donate to the Waukesha County Food Pantry and Help Support our Waukesha County Neighbors


Our food drive begins on Sunday, April 14th and ends on Sunday, May 12th

Donations of money are always appreciated

Checks should be made out to CTK with Waukesha Food Pantry in the memo line


Donate any of the “Big Eight” items, which are the items most needed by the food pantry

Ready to eat soup/pasta

Canned proteins (tuna, chicken, spam, tofu)

Whole grains (rice, quinoa)


Hamburger Helper

Pasta and Sauce

Peanut Butter

Condensed Soups  

Please no past date food


Shopping lists and more information is available in the upper sanctuary

Thank you for helping to feed the hungry

Outreach Committee

Mark Your Calendars!

Please join us for an Adult Education

Opportunity May 8, 2024 at 6 pm at CTK.

Let's address the obvious, falls happen. They are not inevitable however, so let's focus on how to build our balance to avoid them and be more resilient if a fall were to happen. Join Dr. Moira Martin of Lake Country Health Center as she discusses ways to improve our balance, build strength, and have confidence as we age. We do have control over our bodies after we retire, let's take advantage of it!


Check Out Lake CountryHealth Center


LINE DANCING in the Great Hall   Yee-Ha!!!

We have a chance to get moving and dancing on Sunday May 5th! Dianne Thayer is a line dancing instructor who uses a variety of styles of music to get people dancing! Wear your cowboy boots is you wish but any shoes will do! We will gather on Sunday afternoon at 3pm for about an hour or so to have an introduction to line dancing – NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED!! Come and have some fun – in fact, invite some friends!!! Please sign up on the clipboard in the upper sanctuary or Call the church office if you are planning to attend so we have a rough idea of how many people will be joining in the fun. Come and have some fun!!!


Orders will be ready for pick up on Sunday, April 28th.

 The Mt. Meru Spring Blend is now available to order.This blend is 80% regular beans and 20% Peaberry beans. Cupping notes (natural flavors) include dark chocolate, citrus and coffee blossom.

The next coffee order will be placed on April 21st and ready for pick up on

April 28 th .

Please see the display in the upper sanctuary.

Stop waiting for these things in your marriage

They say timing is everything, and in some situations it makes sense to wait for the right time. But should you apply this mindset across the board? What about in marriage? There are times when it pays to be patient, but are you missing out on enjoying your full potential together?

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The Missions of the Church

Outreach for Hope – A ministry that helps provide resources to inner-city and struggling congregations in our synod. 

Family Promise - Homeless prevention program and services for homeless families.

Reformation Lutheran – A Milwaukee inner-city congregation.

Click here for information on their Community Bible Study.

Serenity Inn – a drug and alcohol rehabilitation house for men in Milwaukee. Monthly, we prepare meals and enjoy a time of fellowship with men at the inn.

Boy Scout Troop #20

The Mt. Meru Coffee Store | Order Here

All God's Children  AGCisfun@Allgodschildrenpreschool.com***

Reformation Lake Country Partners - June 3rd

When: Monday, June 3, 2024, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where: Christ the Servant Lutheran Church 2016 Center Rd. Waukesha, WI 53189 What: Faith – Food – Fun: Faith Fellowship Dinners are a time to build upon partnership relationships, care for one another's ministries, break bread together and have some faith and fun together. What to Bring: Christ the Servant, as the host church, will provide the main part of the meal. Christ the King Lutheran Church is invited to bring desserts. Our Savior's Lutheran Church is invited to bring side dishes. Reformation Lutheran Church is invited to bring drinks, napkins, paper plates and cutlery.

If the weather is nice, bring along a yard chair; we will be outside in Christ the Servant's beautiful garden. If the weather is not so nice, we will gather in their fellowship hall known as the Ark. Contact: If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the Reformation office at reformationlchurch3806@gmail.com or 414-444-0440. A special thank you to our partners at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, Waukesha, for hosting us on June 3rd!

Greater Milwaukee Synod News

Opportunities to serve the Synod and Greater Church.

Please prayerfully consider the following open positions and let me know if you are interested or would recommend someone. Pastor Jackie

Churchwide Assembly, Lay Male (August 2025) Churchwide Assembly – July 28 – August 2, 2025 – Phoenix, Arizona Nominating Committee, Lay Female (partial term: now Synod Assembly 2024)

To be appointed by the Synod Council

Nominating Committee, Rostered Minister (full term: Synod Assembly 2024 – Synod Assembly 2026)

To be appointed by the Synod Council

2024 Synod Assembly registration is now open!

We hope you'll join us for our annual Assembly on Friday, May 17 - Saturday, May 18 at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee. Pastors, deacons and lay leaders from across the Greater Milwaukee Synod will gather to worship, enjoy fellowship, and vote on business including our budget and elected positions.

Every congregation is allowed at least two lay voting members, plus one additional person, as long as that person is 30 years old or younger. Click below.

Learn more and sign up
Past Newsletters

Pastor Jackie Cook

Office Coordinator - Maggie Thompson

Music Director - Maria Tyksinski

Care Ministry - Sylvia Kreutzmann

Office hours:

Mon. - Thurs 9am-3pm

Friday 9 am - noon

Worship Sundays at 9 am