FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 1, 2019 Contact: Ernelle Taylor 810-694-8820
Christ the King Parish of Flint to host 90th Anniversary Celebration
Flint, MI – Christ the King Catholic Church will commemorate its 90th anniversary with a celebration taking place at Flint Golf Club on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. In addition to the dinner celebration, the Diocese of Lansing’s Bishop Boyea will preside over Christ the King’s Sunday Mass on November 24,2019 at 9:45 a.m.
“Everyday I am humbled to serve and be a part of such a devoted parish family,” said Fr. Phil Schmitter, pastor of Christ the King Catholic Church. “I invite the entire community to join us as we celebrate 90 years of being just that, a family in service to this community.” Tickets to the dinner celebration are $50 can be purchased by contacting the Church’s office at (810) 233-0402.
Founded in 1929 by Fr. Norman DuKette, Christ the King has served the Flint community through ministry offering programs and services such as music ministry, vacation bible school, a food pantry, community holiday parties, and an annual African-American festival. The vision of Christ the King took root when Fr. DuKette was assigned to organize a mission in the city of Flint. With a head full of dreams and heart full of determination, Fr. DuKette began to lay the groundwork for the formation of Christ the King.
Christ the King Catholic Church is a faith community founded in the African American culture to answer God’s “Call” to be a guiding light and disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ. Through gifts and talents, the Church strives to evangelize and minister to our entire multi-ethnic community.
1811 Seymour Ave Flint, Michigan (810) 233-0402 [email protected]