SUNDAY SERVICES

 

SUNDAY WORSHIP AND CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Holy Eucharist Rite I service is held at 8 AM and the Holy Eucharist Rite II service is held at 10 AM. Children ages 3-5th grade are welcome to attend our Church School classes that follow the 10 AM worship service. Older children may enroll in our LOGOS curriculum program.  

 

MIDWEEK WORSHIP SERVICES 

Note: Beginning January 12, 2017 the Midweek service will no longer be held on Monday at 7 am. Instead, it will be now be held on Thursday at 7 am.

 

  • Each Tuesday, Morning Prayer is offered at 9:00 a.m. in the Chapel. 
  • Each Wednesday, the Holy Eucharist/Healing Service is offered at noon in the Chapel.    
  • Each Thursday, the Holy Eucharist is offered at 7:00 a.m. in the Chapel.

 

Come join us in worship at Christ Church Media!

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Directions to Christ Church

NEWS and EVENTS  

Thursday, January 12--Women's Group will meet for Potluck Supper at 6:30 PM. 

Sunday, January 15--Adult Forum will host David Klassen. He will present a "Forum on Forums"

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 15, 2017

Whether you are visiting us for the first time, searching for a faith community, a member here already, or you’re returning after a time away from the Church, we extend to you a warm welcome.  We invite you to fill out a visitor brochure found in the pews and let us know how we can help you feel at home.

 

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

Michael, Mary Ellen, Peggy, Miriam, Tom, Jenny, Trent, Carol, Doug, Sylvia, Brian, Elizabeth, Nancy, Mary, Vanessa, Barbara, Sandra, Jim, Jane, Joe, Denise, Shirley, Emily, Robert, Guiliana, Sarah, John, Patrick, Kenny, Tyler, John, Jessica

WE CELEBRATE THIS WEEK

BIRTHDAYS:  Evan Goldstein, Joel Lenderman, Megan Spiotta, Taylor Dunn

WORSHIP ATTENDANCE

Sunday, 1/8                 

8am - 19; 10am –105

2017 PLEDGE UPDATE

As of 01/05/2017 we have received 83 pledges toward our goal of 100 for a total of $261,208 of our goal of $307,000.  Thank you for your generous support of Christ Church’s mission.

2017 OFFERING ENVELOPES  If you have not picked up your 2017 offering envelopes, please do so asap.  They can be found at the entrance to the church. Thank you!

NURSERY CARE  Nursery care is available today from 9:30am—12:30am  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 school ends promptly at 12:15pm.  Please come join us.  Questions?  Please contact Max High at high979@gmail.com

MIDWEEK WORSHIP SERVICES  

  • Each Tuesday, Morning Prayer is offered at 9:00 a.m. in the Chapel 
  • Each Wednesday, the Holy Eucharist/Healing Service is offered at noon.    
  • Each Thursday, the Holy Eucharist is offered at 7:00 a.m. in the Chapel.

ADULT FORUM All adults are invited to participate in Adult Forum that follows our 10am worship service each Sunday and meets in St. Joseph’s Hall.    Upcoming topics:

1/15       David Klassen presents a Forum on Forums

1/22       Christ Church Budget and Investments, Kurt Brunner, presenter

1/29       No Adult Forum – Annual Meeting

BIBLE STUDY  Adults of the parish are invited to come together for Bible Study every Wednesday at 11am in St. Joseph’s Hall.  We welcome all seekers of a deeper understanding of the Bible and God’s message which comes through group reading and sharing with others.

ALTAR FLOWERS AND ALTAR ELEMENTS  You can donate the altar flowers or the altar elements to commemorate an anniversary, birthday, other special occasion, or in memory of a loved one.  Just sign the sheet on the bulletin board in the hallway and write your dedication in the space provided.  The donation requested for flowers is $50 and for altar elements it is $25.  You can give your donation to Rita in the church office or drop it in the collection plate on any Sunday.  Make checks payable to Christ Church memo: flower fund or altar elements. This makes a beautiful and thoughtful gift!  Charts for the new year 2017 are posted.

ANNUAL MEETING & VESTRY ELECTIONS – JANUARY 29th!

One Service at 9:00 A.M.  followed by the Annual Parish Meeting in St. Joseph’s  Hall.  A light lunch will be served after the meeting.  Please see sign-up on bulletin board for your help with food donations, setup and cleanup.

All ministry leaders and committee chairs reports were due January 15th.  If you have not submitted your report please do so ASAP!  Please email your submissions to racaserta@gmail.com.  Your prompt response to this request is needed to prepare, copy and collate for distribution prior to the meeting. Thank you!

VESTRY MEETING will be held on Tuesday, January 17th at 7pm in St. Mary’s Hall.  All meetings other than executive sessions are open to parishioners, so please feel free to attend.  Vestry minutes are available in the book rack located in hallway outside side entrance to sanctuary and in the Library.

AID FOR FRIENDS  This group continues to cook on the 4th Thursday of the month.  A menu has been posted on the bulletin board for food donations.  We invite you to come and cook with us.  We meet on Thursday, January 26th at 5pm.  Monetary donations are always welcome, please make checks payable to Christ Church memo: AFF.

TAIZE SERVICE  We continue to offer Taize service on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:15 p.m. under the direction of Rev. Randy Williamson.  We rotate one month at Christ Church Media and the next month at Trinity Church, Swarthmore.

Please join us on January 19th, 7:15 p.m. at Christ Church Media and experience the peaceful calm of beautiful music and quiet stillness in God’s presence.

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 and 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.    

PARISH OFFICE CLOSED  The Parish Office will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.                             

 

Liturgical Ministers Schedule

 

This week, January  15                                                   Next week, January 22

8AM                                                                                      8AM

Altar – Jim Ross                                                                 Altar – Don Glackin                         

OT, Psalm – Marylee Bunting                                      OT, Psalm – Geoff Kitson

PP- Paul Worrell                                                                PP-Randy Bullitt

NT, CB-Peter Falcone                                                    NT, CB – Steve Falcone

10AM                                                                                   10AM

MC – Samantha Hann                                                     MC – Sybilla Moore

Altar – Sophia Lenderman                                            Altar – Timmy Spiotta

Crucifer – Stephen Hann                                               Crucifer – Alexsa McKeown

Torch 1 – Ava High                                                           Torch 1 – Dillen Wible

Torch 2 – Aidan Peterson                                             Torch 2 – Adelaide Kradel

OT, Psalm –Pam Smith                                                   OT, Psalm – Susan Mayer

NT- Mary Ellen Maatman                                              NT – Sean Seeney

PP – David Klassen                                                           PP – Dan Mistichelli

CB1-Mary Ann Klassen                                                   CB1 – David Klassen

CB2 – Emma Young                                                         CB2 – Patti Davis

 

Ushers                                                                                 Ushers

8AM – Geoff Kitson, Gregg Smith                              8AM – Paul Worrell, Suki Seeney

10AM – The High Family                                                 10AM – The McKeown Family, Tristan Elcock

 

                                                                                 

Children’s Sermon                                                         Children’s Sermon

Diana Buckley-Motley, deliverer                                Marianne Spiotta, deliverer

Aura Lester,  helper                                                      Brett Lester, helper

 

Weekly Calendar

2 Epiphany, January 15

                                                                8am Holy Eucharist Rite I

                                                                10am Holy Eucharist Rite II

                                                                11:30am Christian Ed for all

                                                                LOGOS

                                                                Monday, January 16

                                                                Parish Office Closed

                                                                Tuesday, January 17

                                                                9am Morning Prayer

                                                                7pm Vestry Meeting, SMH

                                                                Wednesday, January 18

                                                                10am Prayer Group

                                                                11am Bible Study, SJH

                                                                12pm Holy Eucharist/Healing

                                                                7pm Adult Choir

                                                                8pm AA Meeting, SJH

                                                                Thursday, January 19

                                                                7am Holy Eucharist, Chapel

                                                                10am Lima Estates Communion

                                                                4:30pm Youth Choir

                                                                7:15pm Taize Service

                                                                Friday, January 20

                                                                12-2pm AA Meeting, SJH

                                                                Saturday, January 21

                                                                9am Altar & Flower Guilds

                                                                3 Epiphany, January 22

                                                                8am Holy Eucharist Rite I

                                                                10am Holy Eucharist Rite II

                                                                11:30am Christian Ed for all

                                                                LOGOS 

 

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

2017                                                                                       2018

Marylee Bunting, Outreach                                          Mary Ann Klassen, Stewardship

John Nee, Preschool                                                       Geoff Kitson, Property/Secretary of the Vestry

Kurt Brunner, Finance                                                    Donald Hann, Parish Life

John Donaphon, Accounting Warden                       Ann Haslanger, Membership                                                                                                                                       2019

                                                                                                Susan Mayer, Rector’s Warden

                                                                                                Mary Ellen Maatman, Communication

                                                                                                Faith Elcock, Hospitality/Pastoral Care

                                                                                                Mike Estabrook, Christian Formation

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

Sunday                   8:00am Holy Eucharist Rite I

                             10:00am Holy Eucharist Rite II

 

Tuesday                 9:00am Morning Prayer in Chapel

 

Wednesday        12:00pm Holy Eucharist with Healing

 

Thursday               7:00am Holy Eucharist in Chapel

 

 

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH

311 S. ORANGE STREET, MEDIA, PA 19063

www.christchurchmedia.org

 

CHURCH OFFICE 610-566-7525

HOURS: Monday – Thursday – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

 

CHRIST CHURCH MISSION STATEMENT

“Empowered by Jesus to love, serve, and lead.”