The Divine Service


Common Worship Schedule

The Divine Service is held every Sunday at 8:00am & 10:30am.  

Summer Schedule:  Memorial Day-Mid August
Sunday: 9.30a (begins Sunday of Memorial Day weekend)
Monday:  7.00p (Ends August 14, 2017).   No Monday service on Memorial Day.



Holy Communion is celebrated on the first, third and fifth Sundays of each month.  The Sacrament is always offered on major Christian Festival Days (Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunday, Sunday of the Ascension, Pentecost Day, Reformation, All Saints' Day, and Christ the King Sunday).

Summer Schedule Holy Communion:  in addition to regular Sunday schedule (see above), every Monday evening in the Summer the Sacrament will be offered (Common cup only).

The Divine Service is rich Liturgical worship, mostly using the rites of Christian Worship, a Lutheran Hymnal or other appointed Liturgies in a classic/contemporary style. 

Advent Schedule

Advent evening prayer is held the first three Wednesdays in Advent at 7:00pm.

2015 dates are December 2, 9,16.  Theme is "Hark!  The Glad Sound".  The Song of Zechariah, Song of Mary, and Song of Isaiah celebrated respectively.


Lenten Schedule

Lenten evening prayer is held the first 6 Wednesdays in Lent at 7:00pm, beginning with Ash Wednesday.

2016 Ash Wednesdy Euchrist is February 10.  6 Wednesday Services are titled "The Parables of Lent."  Lenten Suppers are held in the Parish Fellowship Hall at 6p.  All are most welcome!

German Services                                                                                            


An Erntedankfest is held in the fall with an afternoon Gottesdienst and a harvest meal following in the European tradition. Watch this web site for precise dates.
REFORMATION 500 EVENT at Christ the King is Sunday, October 29.


Celebrating our German Lutheran Heritage, Christ the King presents a traditional Christmas service in German the Sunday before Christmas every December at 6:30pm:  ,,Weihnachtsfest".  A traditional German Lunch is enjoyed in the Parish Fellowship Hall after the Service.

These historic and ethnic services celebrate our Lutheran heritage and serve as outreach to Chicago's German community.  They are enjoyed by German speaking people as well as those who only know English. Call (847)358-0230 for details.