8:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite I

10:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite II with choir

Childcare is available for infants to 3 years of age.



Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 AM - Morning Prayer in Chapel

Wednesday Noon - Holy Eucharist/Healing Service in Chapel

Friday 7 AM - Holy Eucharist in Chapel




Directions to Christ Church


May 28 5 PM Aid for Friends Cooking Group

June 6 8:30 AM - Noon: Spring Church Clean Up

June 7 Recognition Sunday - Reception following 10 AM Service


















May 24, 2015

INTERCESSORY PRAYER LIST – (friends, family and acquaintances of parishioners)  

Denny, Dee, Andi, Michael, Lynn, Alexander, Yvette, Mark, Grace, Robert, Jenna, Leonard, Ed, Marie, Amy, Joe, Roger, Joshua, Joey, Ginny, Ben, Bette, Michael, Mary Ellen, Peggy, Tom, Miriam, Judy, Tom



BIRTHDAYS:  Jane Kriebel, Peter Pembrooke, Arielle Kozub, James Spencer, Christie Barnett, Daniel Bullitt, Ethelmay Rose



Sunday, May 17                                                8am -28;  10am - 120


FINANCE UPDATE                            2015                                       2014

                                                  Actual                 Budget                                Actual

Operating Income           124,051 114,479 126,605

Operating Expense         131,242 128,726 138,852

Net income/loss                 (7,191)               (14,247)             (12,247)


NURSERY CARE  Nursery care is available today from 9:30am—12:30pm for infants to 4 years of age in the Acorn Sunshine classroom located on the lower level.  Andrea Cruz and Sara Dolan, Nursery care givers.


CHILDREN’S SERMON   Children ages 3 years old through 5th grade are invited to attend the children’s sermon every Sunday during the 10 o’clock service.  The children follow the crucifer and teachers (after the Gospel reading) to St. Mary’s Hall for children’s sermon.   The children return during the post-sermon hymn to be with their parents for the remainder of the service.

CHURCH SCHOOL Ages 3 years-2nd grade meet immediately following 10am service in St. Mary's hall.  3rd-5th grades report directly to the first floor old Godly-Play 2 room.   

       If you are new to our church and wish to have your child/children participate please don't hesitate to ask one of our ushers or parishioners for assistance before or after 10am service. Church schools ends promptly at 12:15pm. 

ADULT FORUM immediately follows the 10am worship service and is held in St. Joseph’s Hall.   There is no Adult Forum today.  We will gather together on the front lawn for tea and celebrate the newly baptized.


THANK YOU!!  I can’t begin to tell you how deeply I appreciate the wonderful reception in honor of my ‘first 25 years’ as your parish administrator.   The reception reflected in the most generous way the best of Christ Church’s hospitality.  The icon is so very beautiful and has found its place on my family room mantel for all to admire and a constant reminder of how very blessed I am.   Your generous check beyond appreciative.  And best of all, your love and support means more to me than I can say.   I believe God was smiling down on me when he led me to Christ Church.   Thank you!! With a grateful heart, Rita

PASTORAL CARE If you are in need of support due to illness, loss of a loved one, loss of employment or someone to pray for you or a family member or friend, a ride to church or anything that has you down, we want you to know your church family is here for you.  Father Adam, Ruth LeStourgeon, Jan Ross and the Pastoral Care team coordinate a variety of ministries under this umbrella.  If you find yourself in need, please let us know by contacting Father Adam (215-313-4511215-313-4511 ), Ruth(610-565-2065610-565-2065 ), Jan (610-955-5398610-955-5398 ), or our Parish Administrator, Rita Caserta (610-566-7525610-566-7525 ).


AID FOR FRIENDS  This group continues to cook on the 4th Thursday of the month.  We begin at 5pm and are usually done by 6:30pm.  We welcome new volunteers to join us for all or any part of the cooking/packing session.  Next cooking date: May 28th !   If you are unable to help cook but would like to help, we welcome food donations and monetary donations towards the purchase of meat.  See sign up on bulletin board. 


DATE CHANGE: LOGOS END OF YEAR TRIP TO GRAND SLAM – May 31stIt has been a wonderful year for our Logos team and youth!  The kids are growing stronger in their faith, connection to their church, and in their relationships with one another.  We have reached the end of the year and are ready to celebrate. For our year-end event, the youth have decided to take a trip to Grand Slam USA.  On May 31st, after church, we will head up to Malvern to enjoy some laser tag, games, mini golf, food, and fun. Please let us know if your youth will be attending.  We’d like to get a head count in to reserve our party ASAP. Please contact Cindy Young at  Thanks, and we look forward to seeing everyone there!

SPRING CLEAN UP DAY-- SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH 8:30AM—NOON  It’s time for our annual Spring Clean Up day for indoor and outdoor cleaning of church facilities. We start the morning with coffee and then get to work cleaning, tidying, clearing debris, weeding and more. The church grounds rely on volunteers for care, and there is plenty to do!  A sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board, PLEASE sign up today so that we can plan accordingly.  THANK YOU!


RECOGNITION SUNDAY, JUNE 7th   We invite all graduates to attend the 10am service on Sunday, June 7th to be recognized for their success and achievements.   All high school grads will receive a special gift. All Christian Ed teachers, Logos leaders, Children’s Sermon Givers, and the Choir will be recognized as well for their wonderfully gifted and faithful ministry to Christ Church.  A reception in honor of all will be held immediately following the 10am worship service in St. Mary’s Hall.    

STARFEST PLANNING MEETING      The 2nd planning meeting for STARFEST will take place Sunday May 31st, after Adult Forum.  This is your chance to become involved in this fund-raising event that will take place November 13 - 15th.

                STARFEST will feature a Friday night pasta dinner, Silent Auction, Saturday luncheon, pictures with Santa, and a children's activity area.  There will be several bazaar theme tables: costume jewelry; baked/gourmet food items; holiday decorations; creative treasures (knit/craft items); books; and gifts (old and new).  We are looking for new members for our publicity committee, especially those with social media expertise.  We also need a co-chair for the Gift table.       Join us as we prepare to make our 3rd annual STARFEST the best yet!


SUPERDOLLARS  GIANT and ACME giftcards are available in denominations of $25, $50, and $100.  Every dollar you spend adds 5 cents to Christ Church’s bottom line without you spending an extra penny!  When you shop at either of these stores, use these gift cards just like cash.  If you do not use the entire amount on one shopping trip, continue to use the card until the value is exhausted.  Look for Jim Ross or Judy Fitzgerald after the 8am Sunday service; Joyce Glackin after the 10am Sunday service.  You can also stop by the parish office, Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm and purchase them from Rita Caserta. 


Liturgical Ministers Schedule

Pentecost Sunday, May 24                                          Next week, May 31

8AM                                                                                     8AM

Altar –Peter Falcone                                                       Altar –  Jim Ross

OT, Psalm –     Paul Worrell                                           OT, Psalm –  Marylee Bunting

NT, CB1 – Holly Cunningham                                       PP –  Geoff Kitson

                                                                                                NT, CB1 –  Jan Ross

10AM                                                                                    10AM   

MC –  Sybilla Moore                                                        MC –  Peter Spiotta  

Altar – Rudy Loper                                                           Altar –  Joseph Adcock

Crucifer – Ruthie Young                                                                Crucifer –  Casey Loper

Torch 1 – Alexsa McKeown                                          Torch 1 –  Ava High

Torch 2 – Aidan Peterson                                             Torch 2 –  Nicholas Handago

OT, Psalm – Jay Townsend                                           OT, Psalm – Mary Ellen Maatman

NT– Sean Seeney                                                            NT –  Ann Haslanger

PP – Patti Davis                                                                 PP –  Susan Mayer

CB1 – Hope Giamboy                                                     CB1 – Frank Mathews

CB2 – Mike Gay                                                                CB2 – Don Glackin



Ushers                                                                                  Ushers

 8AM – Gregg Smith,                                                      8AM –  Judy Fitzgerald, Paul Worrell  

10AM – The McKeown Family                                    10AM – The High Family



Childrens Sermon                                                           Childrens Sermon

Mike Gay, deliverer                                                        O – Frank Mathews, deliverer

Brett Lester, helper                                                               Mary Conlin, helper

                                                                                                       Sue Welfley, deliverer

                                                                                                       Rosemary Bilbrough, helper


Weekly Calendar

                                                                The Day of Pentecost, May 24

                                                                8am Holy Eucharist Rite I

                                                                10am Holy Baptism Rite II

                                                                Followed by tea on the lawn

                                                                Monday, May 25

                                                                12-1pm AA Meeting, Van Roden Room

                                                                Office Closed

                                                                Tuesday, May 26

                                                                9am Morning Prayer

                                                                11:30am ECAP, St. Joseph’s Hall

                                                                Wednesday, May 27

                                                                9am Morning Prayer      

                                                                10am Prayer Group

                                                                11am Bible Study

                                                                12pm Holy Eucharist/Healing

                                                                7pm Choir Rehearsal

                                                                8pm AA Meeting, SJH

                                                                Thursday, May 28

                                                                9am Morning Prayer

                                                                5pm AFF Cooking Group

                                                                Friday, May 29

                                                                7am Holy Eucharist, Chapel

                                                                12-2pm AA Meeting, SJH

                                                                Saturday, May 30

                                                                9am Altar & Flower Guilds

                                                                6pm ECCP Annual Dinner, SMH

                                                                Trinity Sunday, May 31

                                                                8am Holy Eucharist Rite I

                                                                10am Holy Eucharist Rite II

                                                                11:30 Christian Ed for all

                                                                STARFEST Planning Meeting

                                                                LOGOS End of Year Outing






Rector: The Rev. Adam P. Kradel, Ph.D.,

Priest Associate: The Rev. Randolph Williamson,

Organist/Choir Director: Mr. Joel Lenderman,

Parish Administrator: Mrs. Rita Caserta,

Preschool Director: Ms. Joanne Petrosina,



2016                                                                                       2017

Susan Mayer, Rector’s Warden                                 Marylee Bunting, Outreach

Judy Fitzgerald, Communication                                                Daniel Mistichelli, Accounting Warden

Cynthia Young, Christian Education                          John Nee, Preschool

Jan Ross, Hospitality                                                       Peter Spiotta, Finance Chair


                                                                                                Donald Hann, Parish Life

                                                                                                Geoff Kitson, Property/Clerk of the Vestry

                                                                                                Mary Ann Klassen, Stewardship

                                                                                                James Kozub, Property




                                Sundays                                  8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I

                                                                10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II


                                Tuesdays               9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer in Chapel


                                Wednesdays         9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer in Chapel

                                                                12:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist with Healing


                                Thursdays             9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer in Chapel


                                Fridays                   7:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist in Chapel





CHURCH OFFICE 610-566-7525610-566-7525   

HOURS: Monday through Thursday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fridays – Father Adam by appointment



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