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Yearly Events

July:

Seniors’ Day & Health Fair

A social and informative event, our Senior’s Day & Health Fair provides an opportunity for our parishioners over 50 to engage in a knowledge based showcase of health related topics while meeting other parishioners of the same age.  Annually held on a Sunday in July.  This year’s event is schedule for Sunday, July 22 at 12:30 pm in the Parish Center.

August:

Ice Cream Social

The parish hosts its annual Ice Cream Social on the Sunday before our the school’s first day of resuming classes.  Parishioners of all ages enjoy yummy ice cream while having the opportunity to mingle and visit with our parishioners.  This year’s event is scheduled for Sunday, August 12 at 4 pm in our Parish Center.

September:

Day of Service

Volunteers from our church and school work out in at our parish and in our local community to help with service projects.  The event promotes a service attitude and community relationships.

Parish Picnic

This annual event is held on a Sunday afternoon in September at Columbus Acres in Fort Smith.  This is a pot-luck event for parishioners to fellowship together.

October:

Fall Retreat

Deacon Tom Jacobs host a fall retreat to help parishioners replenish and focus prior to the Advent season.

November:

ABC FEST

The event will feature food, drinks, and fun!  The first annual ABC Fest is scheduled for Saturday, November 3, 2018. Click HERE for more info.

Thanksgiving Dinner – Feast of Christ the King

An annual tradition of marking the Feast of Christ the King on the Sunday prior to Thanksgiving.  This is a pot-luck gathering to promote fellowship for our parishioners during a time of reflection of thanks.

December:

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Hispanic Ministry holds a event to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe in December.

Christmas Pageant 

Our church and school children from kindergarten through second grade perform a live Nativity in honor of Christmas.

February:

World Marriage Day

The church hosts a champagne luncheon for married couples following the 11:30 am Mass on the Sunday prior to St. Valentin’es day.

February/March:

Lenten Retreat

Deacon Tom Jacobs host a Lenten Retreat to help parishioners focus on our Lenten promises.

Stations of the Cross/Soup Suppers

Our parish community performs Stations of the Cross on Fridays during Lent followed by providing a Soup Supper in the Parish Hall.

April:

Sacraments (First Holy Communion, RCIA, Confirmation)

Based on the Liturgical calendar and Easter schedule groups taking part in above sacraments can find more information on dates listed on our calendar : http://ctkparishfs.com/parish-calendar/

Those interested in sacramental preparation can find more information by calling the church office at 479-783-7745 as well as at http://ctkparishfs.com/sacramental-preparation/

May:

Carnival

For over 90 years the church and school have hosted a two-day event for our parishioners and greater Fort Smith community featuring games, food, prizes, live music, drinks, Silent Auction, and more.  The fun-filled nights take places every year on the third weekend (Friday & Saturday) of May.

June:

Vacation Bible School

The church hosts a week long VBS for students from kindergarten – sixth grades during the month of June to help teach them about Jesus’ love for them.

 

All of our parish events need the support our our Christ the King Catholic community as well as many of our Fort Smith and surrounding area partners.  We welcome volunteers and donations for all of our events.  For information on how you can attend, help, or donate to a event please contact the church office at 479-783-7745.