Oh Lord, fix our hearts on You, where true joys are to be found.
Weekly news & announcements
March 18, 2021
Collect of the Day
Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.Amen.
Tune into service early this Sunday to listen to a special choral prelude!
Your faithful giving support our mission and serves Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves. Give online.
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.
"In 'n' Out" Eucharist this Sunday
Each Sunday through Lent between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. We are back in the Main Church.Register here.
Community Vigil Saturday at 2pm
In response to the violence against Asian neighbors in Georgia, a vigil will be held on Needham Town Common on Saturday, March 20 at 2pm. We are invited to attend to show support for our Asian and Pacific Islander neighbors who have experienced increased hostility in our communities during this past year.
Easter Memorial Flowers
We are refreshing the Easter Memorial Flower list this year to keep it vital and intentional. If you would like to remember someone, please complete this form by March 22.
Easter Memorial Flower offerings can be mailed to the Church with the memo "Easter Memorial Flowers" or made online here and selecting "Easter 2021 Memorial Flowers".
Holy Week and Easter
Sunday, March 28: Palm Sunday
10am Holy Eucharist Rite II and the Passion Play on Facebook Live
Friday, April 2: Good Friday
12 noon The Last Seven Words of Jesus on Zoom
Sunday, April 4
9:15am Easter Egg Hunt
10am Easter Service Watch Party on Zoom
Trivia Throwdown on April 8
Join us for a Trivia on Thursday, April 8 7pm-8:30. The event will be hosted by Mike Wade of Trivia Throwdown (featured in the NYT). The game, played via Zoom, includes five rounds with a final showdown (20 total questions). Each round is a different question type. The content covers all things movies, music, history, science, sports, pop culture, and everything in between. We will play on a team, Mike will ask questions, and then send everyone into their breakout rooms to decide the answer. One team ember form each team will act as the "caller", the person who submits the answers. Mike assigns the teams and will keep track of scoring.
Join the women of Christ Church on Zoom Tuesday March 30 at 7pm. Please emailor call (617-584-2939) Donna Vello if you are able to join us.
SEEKING NEW MINISTRY LEADER FOR B-SAFE
After a long and successful tenure, Kathleen Kelley is stepping down from leading the B-SAFE Ministry. Many thanks to Kathleen for her enthusiasm, hard work, and organization.
We are searching for person/people to step into this leadership position, but specifically to coordinate meals and a field trip for B-SAFE Camp along with St. Dunstan's and St. Chrysostom's the week of August 2-August 5.
Please email Nick for more information about this great opportunity to support the children of B-SAFE.
Beyond the Parish
Tune in to Getting to Know the Candidates on March 22 and 24 hosted by the Needham Channel and League of Women Voters, Needham. Learn more 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.