SUNDAY SERVICES

 

9:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite II - July

9:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite I - August

Childcare is available for infants to 3 years of age.

 

MIDWEEK SERVICES 

Midweek Services will resume in September

 


 

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Directions to Christ Church

NEWS and EVENTS

August 17 - Fellowship on the lawn after 9 AM Service

August 24 - Fellowship on the lawn after 9 AM Service

 

 

August 17, 2014    

INTERCESSORY PRAYER LIST 

(friends, family and acquaintances of parishioners)

Susan, Carly, Rosemary, Joanne, Johnny, Paul, Missy, Carol, Dana, Bill, Mary, Mike, Leonard, Stella, Courtney, Edith, Susan, John Joseph, Monica, Janis, Bette, Jim, Elma, Donna, Barb, Olivia, Michael, Edwina, Angela, Lucas, Julie, Nick, Madeline, Evelyn, Denny, Dee, Andi, Michael, Lynn, Richard

 

WE CELEBRATE THIS WEEK

BIRTHDAYS:  Owen Miller, Judith Crysler, John Donaphon, Timmy Spiotta, Sueny Seeney

 

FINANCIAL UPDATE:

$ 175,167             Actual pledges received as of 07/31/2014

   161,637              Pledges expected to be received as of 07/31/2014

$   13,530              Above expectation in pledge collection

 

NURSERY CARE  Nursery care is available today from 8:30am—10:00am for infants—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 9 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.    

 

SUNDAY SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE

  • Sunday Worship Schedule: July 6th through August 31st one service only at 9:00 AM.  During July we will celebrate Holy Eucharist Rite II and during August Rite I.
  • Parish Office Hours  Monday –Thursday,  8:30am—2:30pm    

 

SUNDAY SUMMER FELLOWSHIP ON FRONT LAWN All are welcome to join for tea, lemonade and fellowship on the front lawn of the church immediately following the 9am service each Sunday.  We thank Carol Smith for hosting today’s fellowship.

 

STEWARDSHIP EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE YEAR

As a direct result of you sharing your thoughts and concerns using the congregational questionnaires and conversations, we are implementing a few changes that will improve communication within our congregation: 

1)       During these last few weeks of summer, we are testing a new format for the announcements on Sunday mornings.  In an effort to be more focused and less intrusive, one of your vestry members will read the announcements. Anyone who wishes to include an announcement must submit it to Rita by 9 am on Thursday mornings.  

2)       In an effort to improve communication and transparency, the vestry minutes for each meeting will be available in the book rack located in the foyer outside of St. Joseph’s hall (next to the water fountain).  Vestry meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 pm, September through June; all meetings other than executive sessions are open to parishioners, so please feel free to attend. 

3)      Parish Ministry Sunday - mark your calendars for November 9th when you will have the opportunity to learn about the variety of ministries here at Christ Church.  We hope you will use this occasion not only to learn about the ministries but also to discern where you feel called to devote your time and talent as well. 

 

STARFEST BAZAAR NEEDS YOU!   Mark your calendars now for this parish-wide event November 14-16.  Starfest will feature a Lasagna Dinner on Friday night the 14th, a Silent Auction, 6 themed bazaar tables, Saturday luncheon, pictures with Santa, Santa’s Secret Gift Shop and kids activity area.  We are looking for contributions for the following:

 

  • ·         SILENT AUCTION
  • ·         JEWELRY -
  • ·         BOOKS
  • ·         CHIC HOLIDAY DÉCOR Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • ·        

 

Please do NOT bring items (except books) to Church for storage yet.  There will not be space until later in the fall.  Look for the upcoming article in the September/October Chronicle.

 

Liturgical Ministers Schedule                     Weekly Calendar

9AM                                                                      10 Pentecost, August 17

MC –Jim Ross                                                    9:00am Holy Eucharist Rite I

Altar – Peter Falcone                                      followed by fellowship on the front lawn                             

Crucifer –Gillian Cochran                              Monday, August 18                                        

OT, Psalm – Jeremy Dawson                       12-1pm AA Meeting, VR 

NT –Mary Ann Klassen                                  Tuesday, August 19

PP-Paul Worrell                                                                ------------------------- 

CB1-Erin Cochran                                             Wednesday, August 20                                

CB2-Frank Mathews                                       8pm AA Meeting, SJH

                                                                                Thursday, August 21

Ushers                                                                  10am Lima Estates Holy Communion

9AM                                                                      Friday, August 22            

Suki Seeney                                                       12-2pm AA Meeting, SJH             

Ron Mecklin                                                       Saturday, August 23                       

                                                                                9am Altar & Flower Guilds 

Children’s Sermon                                          11 Pentecost, August 24

Frank Mathews, deliverer                            9am Holy Eucharist Rite I 

Lee Herzog, Helper                                         followed by fellowship on the front lawn

 

ABOUT OUR CHURCH

 

Rector: The Rev. Adam P. Kradel, Ph.D., apkradel@gmail.com

Priest Associate: The Rev. Randolph Williamson, randywilliamson@rcn.com

Organist/Choir Director: Mr. Joel Lenderman, jslenderman4@gmail.com

Parish Administrator: Mrs. Rita Caserta, racaserta@gmail.com

Preschool Director: Ms. Joanne Petrosina, joannepetrosina@yahoo.com

 

Vestry

Doug Sisk, Rector’s Warden                        Russell Bilbrough, Preschool Liaison

Peter Spiotta, Finance                                   Beth Moore, Hospitality

James Kozub, Property                                 Judy Fitzgerald, Communications

Stephen Adcock, Membership                  Cynthia Young, Christian Education

Marylee Bunting, Outreach                         Susan Mayer, Stewardship

Daniel Mistichelli, Accounting Warden    John Nee, Preschool