Weekly news & announcements
February 25, 2021
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Lent at Christ Church
"In 'n' Out" Eucharist Sundays in Lent

Each Sunday through Lent between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Register here. Please note: this Sunday is in the Chapel.
Wednesday Prayers in Lent

Join us on Zoom Wednesdays in Lent at 8:30am and 8:30pm for a prayer service. Zoom link will be emailed every Wednesday morning.
Lenten Preaching Series at the Cathedral Thursdays at noon
Join the Cathedral Church of St. Paul for their Lenten Preaching Series for 2021 on Repentance. The series is Thursdays at noon on Zoom. Learn more and register here. Please register in advance to get the Zoom link.
Christine Ruddy Joins PRM
We are pleased to announce that Christine Ruddy accepted Nick's invitation to join Pastoral Response Ministry, which supports the Rector in offering pastoral care for the parish. Read the official announcement here.
B-LOVE: Groceries for March 10
B-LOVE asked us to focus on four items for March 10: cans of coffee, cooking oil, laundry detergent, and shelf-stable milk (whole milk is preferred - such as Parmalet which is available on Amazon, Walmart, or at some grocery stores). Sign up here.
21 Day Racial Equity Challenge
Click the image to the right for more info and email Cynthia Anderson to sign up.

Sponsored by the Christ Church Racial Justice Initiative (RJI)
Women's Zoom Gathering on TONIGHT at 7 p.m.
Join the women of the congregation tonight at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Please email or call (617-584-2939) Donna Vello if you are able to join us and we will send you the link.
Music Notes for Sunday, February 28
This Sunday our choral prelude and organ postlude were written by prominent African American composers: Kevin Allen and Adolphus Hailstork. Learn more about the composers here.
Vestry Minutes
View the Vestry minutes from the February 16 meeting here.

Access the most recent minutes here and minutes from 2018-2020 here.
Compline in Commemoration of Bishop Barbra Harris on March 12 at 7:30pm
Join our Parish's Racial Justice Initiative for a Zoom compline to celebrate the life and ministry of the Rt. Rev. Barbara C. Harris on Friday, March 12 at 7:30pm.
Bishop Harris is under consideration for inclusion in the book Holy Men and Holy Women which would set aside a day commemorating her life in the Episcopal Church’s calendar. Bishop Harris served as a suffragan bishop here in Massachusetts and was the first woman bishop consecrated in the Anglican Communion.  Please join us on that day we celebrate her life and ministry. Bulletin and Zoom link to come.
Beyond the Parish
Equal Justice in Needham for Families Monthly Storytime Series

This Sunday, February 28 join the monthly Storytime series and listen to author Brenna J. McDaniel read her story Hand Up!, triumphant book about a young black girl who lifts her hands up to greet the sun, reaches her hands up for a book on a high shelf, and raises her hands up in praise at church service. Click here to sign up.
Resources for a Holy Lent in 2021

Explore this list curated by Diomass with a variety of Lenten resources, including our Cathedral's Annual Lenten Preaching Series and "Lent Madness: Who Will Win the Golden Halo."
View Regathering Team and COVID-19 Updates here.
If you or someone in your family is in the hospital or in need of pastoral care, please call the church office so that our clergy or the Pastoral Response Ministry team may be notified and tend to the need.
The office number is (781) 444-1469, and you can reach Nick at ext. 113.