Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
April 7, 2017
In This Issue:

Worship Services
April 9: 
         Palm Sunday

Vestry Member of Day:
   Dottie Pitts

Coffee Host:
   Robin Coleman, Marcie Dennard

Altar Guild: 
   Team 2

8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Nancy Lutsko
Usher - Max Bontrager

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Nancy Lutsko, Allan Dear, Sheri Gravett
Lay Readers  - Jane Kinney, Clinton
   Beeland, Emily Rogers
Acolytes - Joel Williams, Diane Halim,
   Owen Coggins
Ushers - Richard Coleman, Bill Sineath

6:00 p.m. Vespers 

First Lesson - Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm - 31:9-16
Second Lesson - Philippians 2:5-11
The Passion according to Matthew

Wednesday  Holy Eucharist
6:00 PM 
Thursday Holy Eucharist
7:00 AM
Upcoming Events

April 12: Wednesday Night Service
April 13 - 17: Church Office Closed
April 13: Maundy Thursday Service - 6:00
April 14: Good Friday - 12:00 & 6:00 p.m.
April 16: Easter Services 8:00 & 10:00 
              Easter Egg Hunt
Clergy and Staff of 
Christ Episcopal Church
The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
church office (229) 242-5115

Philip Ryan
Assistant to the Rector
church office (229) 242-5115
Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator
church office (229) 242-5115

Amy Creasy, Bookkeeper  
bookkeeper's office (229) 242-0616 

Millie Johnson
Director of Children's Ministry
church office (229) 242-5115

Angela Duncan, Music Director
church office (229) 242-5115

Kathy Armstrong, Choirmaster
church office (229) 242-5115

Office hours: Monday - Thursday
   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Holy Week Schedule

April 9th - Liturgy of the Palms with Holy Eucharist at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

April 12th - Wednesday Evening Eucharist at 6:00 pm.

April 13th - Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist Rite II at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Stripping of the Sanctuary

April 14th - Good Friday Services at noon (Lectionary service) and 6:00 pm (Lenten Cantata by Choir)

April 16th  - Easter Services at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. followed by an Easter Egg Hunt

Friday Morning Bible Study
Friday, April 28, 2017 beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Friday Morning Bible Study will take a brief break.  The Friday Morning Bible Study will meet again on April 28th  at 10:30 a.m. in the Office Chapel. All are welcome to attend.
Children's Choir Practice
Sunday's beginning at 11:15 a.m.
The Children's Choir (PreK 3s - 5th Grade) will be performing during the 10:00 service on Easter Sunday, April 16th.  Karen May will begin practice each Sunday through April 9th during the first 15 minutes of Sunday School.
By Wednesday, April 12th
Please bring individually wrapped candy (no chocolate please) and plastic eggs to the church office between now and Wednesday, April 12th. Our annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11:00 Easter Morning! Many thanks in advance for your generosity!
Ladies Night Out
April 20, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. 
Ladies Night Out will be held on April 20, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Krystle Black.   Krystle's address is: 4585 Amelia Circle, Hahira .
All ladies are invited to attend.  Beverages will be provided. Bring a snack to share.
ECF - Episcopal College Fellowship
ECF (Episcopal College Fellowship) - We have small groups on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM and Fridays at 9:30 AM both groups meet in the Student Union. Thursday evenings we have family dinner at 7:30 PM. On April 8th, we will have a retreat away at the Yarbourgh's barn. 
Lunch Bunch Needs
First and third Saturdays each month
We need fruit cups for Lunch Bunch.  Please consider picking up a six pack of fruit cups when you do your family grocery shopping.  The children love the fruit and the Lunch Bunch volunteers appreciate it. 
Piano Concert at Whitehead
Monday, April 10th beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Angela Duncan will be having her graduate recital this coming Monday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitehead Auditorium (Fine Arts Building, VSU). It will feature Mr. Peter Geldrich on the clarinet and Mr. Steven Taylor on the cello. Admission is free.
Toothbrushes and Floss
Toothbrushes and Floss: The Dominican Republic Mission Team is collecting toothbrushes and dental floss to take with them to the DR in June.   If you have toothbrushes and dental floss, or sample packets that you receive from your dentist; that you would like to donate to the DR team, please drop them off at the church office before June 5 th .   Thank you for your continued support of our DR Mission Team.
Vestry Meeting Recap - February
Once the Vestry has approved the minutes from the prior month at their next vestry meeting, we will post the recap each month in the Friday bulletin.  The Vestry Meeting Recap for the month of February is available here
New Online Photograph Albums
New photo albums for Wednesday Lenten suppers and programs, the Women's Retreat, and the construction progress of the DR house along with many older ones, are archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
April 8 - April 14
8 Jennifer Lawrence, Keri Wilkin
13 Elizabeth Davis
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
April 8 - April 14
   9 Tilda Stubbs
10 Brian Nelson, Steve Roberts
13 Robert Church 
Wedding Anniversaries this week
April 8 - April 14
14  Mike Richardson & Nancy Sartin

Please contact the church office to update our records if we missed your Birthday, Baptismal Anniversary, or Wedding Anniversary.  
Remember in your prayers
Kathy Armstrong, Tal Barnidge, Tom Call, Caty Carter, Robert Church, Danny Clark, Bev Cowart, Jerry DeMott, Janet Dickman, Blake Ellis, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, George Halls, Cheryl Hatcher, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House,  Emily Joiner, Jerriann Levy, Bobbie Ann Mitchell, Brandi Porter, Scott Retterbush, Debbie Richardson, Reva Rollins, David Sandbach, Sr., Jack Spencer, Jack Stann, Kathie Stevenson, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta