Falling after Thanksgiving Day in the United States as it does this year, Christ the King Sunday can get lost in the “holiday season” and the transition into Advent. However, as the conclusion of the church’s year, Christ the King Sunday serves as the capstone of our liturgical calendar, from the Christmas and Easter cycles, which share the story of Jesus’ birth, life, death, and resurrection, through the Sundays after Pentecost, which shape us more fully into discipleship. Our Sundays and festivals during the entire church year have aimed us toward recognizing and celebrating Christ as the sole sovereign of our existence.

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