Welcome to the Christ Church eCommunicator | April 27, 2021
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Sunday Worship
In the courtyard at 10:00 a.m.
We are so fortunate to have our lovely courtyard in which to safely gather outdoors for worship. We look forward to seeing you at 10:00 a.m. this Sunday; please check in at the front gate upon arrival. Children ages 4 to 11 years of age are invited to join Children's Chapel during Sunday worship. They gather in the outdoor classroom at the flagpole and rejoin their families at the Peace. Children ages 4 & 5 are asked to bring an adult with them to the program.

If you are unable to join us in person you may access the service live on Facebook.
Youth and Families
Complete JOY
Family Retreat at Camp Stevens
Family Camp at Camp Stevens is May 14-16, 2021. If you have been considering attending camp, but haven't registered yet, here are a few more of the JOY FILLED places and activities you can look forward to:
  • Feed the chickens
  • Meet the baby goats
  • Work and learn about the garden
  • Hike to upper meadow
  • Play flashlight tag
  • Climb in the treehouse
  • Practice your archery skills
  • Eat s'mores around the campfire
  • Worship in the outdoor chapel
  • Laugh, play, and make memories with your Christ Church friends.

There are just a few days left to register. Please complete this form to register and Parish Administrator, Christie Tugend, will contact you with the method to submit your payment. Additional information and waivers will go out on May 6, 2021.

The cost of your room and activities is a gift from Christ Church! Families are asked to pay for the cost of their meals for the weekend:
  • $75 each - ages 12 and up
  • $50 each - ages 2-11

Families will have their own room with their own bathroom in one of the lodges. Families don't have to be just parents with children, they can be grandparents with grandchildren, and aunts and uncles too!
Camp Create Returns
Don't miss the summer fun
Word on the street is that summer camps are filling up quickly. We wouldn't want you to miss attending this year's Camp Create! 

There will be two sessions open to grades 2-6, Session One - June 21, Session Two - June 28. Click here for details about participating - dates, registration, cost, and more.

As always our week will be filled with creativity, using art as a springboard to connect to our faith. We will also continue to share this program with our friends at St. Luke's in North Park.  
Youth Group
Tuesday Evenings - 6:30 p.m.
There are just two more Youth Group get togethers, in the church courtyard and on Zoom. We have scripture reflection, games and activities surrounding creation care. In order to ensure we don't waste supplies, an RSVP will be required each week. If you are not part of Youth and Family Communications at Christ Church, please contact Charlette Preslar to be added to the list.

  • TONIGHT! April 27th - Faith and The Great Outdoors
  • May 4th - Electric Faith
Come and Pray, Stay to Play!
Connections for families beginning in May
Come and Pray, Stay to Play is a brand-new offering that will begin in May. Two Sunday's each month, families are invited to enjoy the playground together after church. This time of laughter, freedom, and fun is the perfect way for children and grownups to connect!

The first Sunday of the month, beginning May 2, 2021, will be for our youngest children (ages 1-5) and their families. The second Sunday of the month, beginning May 9, 2021, will be for our elementary aged children (ages 6-11) and their families.

For more details about the exciting plans and important protocols for each age group's gathering please visit the Christ Church website.
Parish News
Baptisms on Pentecost
A joyous Pentecost event
Baptism is initiation. When you are baptized, it means that you belong to something. It is your entry into belonging to the community of the church through a ritual immersion in water and the invocation of the Trinity. Baptism marks the beginning of the Christian life by water and the Holy Spirit.

It's been over a year since we've offered baptisms and we are so pleased to resume them this coming Pentecost Sunday, May 23. If you have a child or family member who is interested, contact Mtr. Regan directly. The baptismal preparation will be May 22, the Saturday prior.
This Week at Christ Church
In-Person Meetings on Campus
Safety Protocols
We have strict COVID-19 protocols in place to ensure the safety of our parish community. For all meetings on campus we ask that you wear a mask over your mouth and nose, and keep safe distance from others at all times. We respectfully ask that you refrain from attending any event if you have any symptoms, are Covid-19 positive, or have been exposed to someone who has the virus. All COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for any gathering, regardless of size. There are specific in-person worship guidelines here.
Courtyard Connections
Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Drop by our Christ Church courtyard to visit with Mtr Regan, Deacon Tom, Vestry leaders, and each other every Tuesday afternoon from 4:00-5:00 p.m. This Golden Hour opportunity is the perfect time for connection and conversation with each other while enjoying our beautiful campus!
Wednesday Bible Study
In-person in the courtyard
There is an on campus event this Wednesday afternoon that will preclude our meeting this week. So....our next meeting will be Wednesday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m., in-person, properly distanced, in the Christ Church courtyard.  
 
We will discuss Psalm 19 and Leviticus 22-27. Don’t have time to complete the readings? Below are the video links:


If you are interested in coming and would like more information about the Wednesday evening Bible Study group, please email Michelle Wolfe.
Healing Service
Thursdays in the Sanctuary
Our weekly Healing Service is now meeting in-person, inside the church, Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. This change is possible due to the small number of attendees. Everyone must remain double masked during the service which will last no more than 45 minutes. If you are attending please enter the church at the Ninth Street door. If you require the use of the handicapped ramp in the courtyard, a greeter will be at the C Avenue gate to welcome you in.
Centering Prayer
Tuesdays, in the Sanctuary
Please note - Centering Prayer will be moving on campus to meet in the church Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. beginning May 4. If you are attending please enter the church at the Ninth Street door. If you require the use of the handicapped ramp in the courtyard, a greeter will be at the C Avenue gate to welcome you in.

If you are interested in joining this group contact Deacon Tom Morelli.
Weekly Events

Some parish events are still taking place online. Check the specific event to find the link to either a Zoom meeting or YouTube video or Facebook live.

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