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February 12, 2019
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This Week at Christ Church
Adult Forums - Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Praying the Collects - Hinde Hall
This Epiphany we are going to use the 9:00 a.m. forum time to more deeply explore the contents of the Book of Common Prayer. 
Prayer is such an important part of our life with God.  It is our hope that this journey of prayer and exploration might lead to the discovery of something new, or an opportunity to encounter God in a deeper way.
Won't you join us as we pray the collects? Come and take a closer walk with God.  We invite you to join us as we finish this series - February 17.

Mark Your Calendar
Joining God at Work in the World
Annual Meeting - February 24
Joining God at Work in the World
  • WORSHIP - The morning begins with one combined worship service at 9:00 a.m. 
  • MEETING - The Annual Meeting immediately follows the worship service. We will celebrate the past year and plan for the year ahead as our parish family seeks to Join God at Work in the World in all the ways God presents to us. As is our custom we elect vestry members and delegates to diocesan convention during the Annual Meeting.  
  • CELEBRATE - Immediately following our Annual Meeting we adjourn to Hinde Hall to sample Chef Tim Nelson's scrumptious global menu Tastes from Around the World. Look for your evite this week and please RSVP by Friday,  February 22.
  • CHILD'S PLAY - Our professionally-staffed nursery will be open during the morning and children ages 4 and up are invited to Clare's Cottage at 10:00 a.m. for an hour of storytelling and song featuring the talented African Soul International.
SMILE and Show Us Your Good Side
Photos Annual Meeting Sunday
camera.jpg We're slowly but surely adding
parishioners' photos to the church database. Please visit the
"photo booth" area Sunday, February 24, to check whether we still need a photo of you. If not we'll take one on the spot! If you would rather
submit a photo of your choice, you may
send it to Christie Tugend and we'll upload it.

Crown Town Speakeasy
CCDS Gala Dinner & Auction
CCDS Gala Dinner and Auction
Save the date for the Christ Church Day School GALA Dinner and Auction. The event will be held on March 16 at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa, March 16 in the Coronado Ballroom from 5:00-10:00 p.m. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOWFor further information contact the committee by email.
Parish News
Vestry Nominees - 2019
A slate of five
Members of the Vestry are the lay leaders of the parish. They are responsible for managing financial resources, as well  as helping to develop, promote and execute the program elements of the life of the parish. It's a pretty important job.

We are pleased to have five very qualified individuals  step up to fill the current openings. They are: Bill Cook,  Pat Escher, Todd Little, Bryn Reina, and Ellenjoy Weber. Their statements are available on the website for your review.
Donations to Christ Church 
Easy online access
Whether you have created your log-in to our new church software or not, Realm enables you to
donate by credit card, online 24/7. Simply use the link below:
You may make a contribution towards your 2019 pledge, donate to an Outreach project or pay for flowers. You just need to  designate the correct fund in the drop down menu and  enter your credit card information .

Of course, if you have logged into your Realm account, you have the ability to give directly from your profile page. We have created a profile page for e very parishioner with the information you have provided us.  All you have to do to register is go to:  
and click the Register Now link at the bottom of the page. We're here to help if you get stuck - give us a call - (619) 435-4561.

Beautiful Blooms in Church
Donating to the flower fund
Place your flower request here.
Have you noticed that the flowers in the sanctuary are looking especially beautiful?  Rosita's Flowers in San Diego has been designing our lovely arrangements for Sunday services and special occasions for many years.

Last year we requested that the arrangements be "amped-up" a bit and we've been pleased with the results. As you might imagine, this change was also accompanied by an  increased cost. To keep our flower fund in the black.  The weekly price will be raised to
$90 per week (up from $86) beginning March 1.

If you have a  specific date in 2019 that you wish to reserve, to remember loved ones or celebrate a life event, you can  contact the parish office or simply complete the
You may  pay for flowers with a credit card, at any time, by clicking here and designating "Flowers ." Otherwise, you will receive an  invoice in the mail .

Registration Open for CCDS
2019/2020 School Year
Christ Church Day School is currently accepting  applications for the 2019/2020 school year. CCDS welcomes all students to apply for admission regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, or ethnic origin. Parish families with eligible children are given priority status in classes where openings are available. 

Spread the word - prospective families are invited to tour our campus, visit in our classrooms, and meet our students and faculty. We believe you will notice the strong sense of community and the commitment to excellence present at CCDS.  You will be able to see first-hand just what the " CCDS  Difference" is all about. 

If you are interested in speaking to the admissions office, call (619) 522-6460 or email or simply fill out the admissions inquiry form.

Yoga at Christ Church
Relax at the end of the day
woman_yoga_back.jpgChrist Church will feature two yoga practices in February. Weekly on Tuesday evenings, Rebecca Nagorksi leads a faithful group. In addition, Nereyda Varias will be back for a limited time with a  restorative yoga class,  Thursday, February 28.   Both classes meet in Hinde Hall at 5:00 p.m., - a $5.00 donation is requested.  

Service Ministry Meeting
February 19 - Clare's Cottage
Volunteer hands
Come on...
g et involved!
Christ Church Service Ministry is one of the parish's most active groups. Members meet monthly, the third Tuesday of the Monday, in Clare's Cottage (919 C Avenue) at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in outreach and joining God at work in the world, drop in and see what's up!

Food Collection - St. Mark's
Neighborhood Food Pantry
canned fruit
February - canned fruit
St. Mark's has designated a specific food item for collection each month this year. February is canned fruit (low sugar if possible). This could include single serving containers.

You can access the entire year's list on St. Mark's Outreach page. Of course, basic non-perishable items are always needed such as: soup/stews, cereal and oatmeal, granola bars, peanut butter, pasta and sauce, rice, canned protein, canned vegetables and fruit, and single serve items for their unhoused visitors. Bring your contributions on Sundays or to the parish office Monday-Thursday. 

The Diocese and Beyond
St. James - 87th White Elephant Sale
The Tradition Continues
St. James - La Jolla
While our own Thrift Shop is always chock-full of amazing items, it's always fun to see what others have for sale. St. James by-the-Sea in La Jolla will hold their 87th White Elephant Sale February 22, 23 and 24. Proceeds from the event benefit a variety of outreach programs. The Friday evening "First Choice Night" is a ticketed event with complimentary wine and appetizers. Sounds fun!

The Hope Gala for RefugeeNet
RSVP by February 20
Are you interested in helping refugees right here in San Diego? RefugeeNet is an Episcopal outreach in San Diego that has been helping refugees in this area for over 20 years. This year's fundraising event "The Hope Gala" takes place at the Cypress Room, Saturday, March 2 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Please RSVP no later than February 20. For more information, call Polly Morelli 619-838-2965.

What's Happening...

Mark Your Calendar 
February 18
Parish Office Closed

February 19
Service Ministry Meeting

February 18-22
Icon Workshop

February 19
Service Ministry Meeting

February 24
Annual Meeting - One Service

February 26
Teen Tuesday

February 28
Restorative Yoga with Nereyda

Weekly Events

Tuesday evenings @5:00 p.m.
Hinde Hall 

Men's Bible Study
Tuesday mornings @6:30  a.m. Hinde Hall  

Thursday @ 10:00 a.m.
Healing Service  

Friday evenings @6:00 p.m.
Hinde Hall


Serving This Sunday...
8:00 - Carla Fargo
10:00 -  Pete Glorieux, Kati & Scotlynn Potter

Chalice Bearers
8:00 - Carla Fargo, Suzie Heap
10:00  - Nancy Funk, Kathleen Ireland 

8:00 - Paul Laedlein
10:00 - Arie Van Vugt

8:00  - Suzie Heap
10:00 - Bob Ketts, Pat Escher

8:00 - Paul & Karen Laedlein
10:00 - Don McCleary, Cindy Elledge

Welcome Center
Chuck Howe

8:00 - Judy Kissell
10:00 - Bob Koop

Bill Cook, David Brummitt, Cindy Elledge

Greyson Glorieux

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