Christ Church Episcopal
living & loving more like Jesus every day
A sweet CCE tradition: Big brother Boh helps pour water into the font for his sister, Lily's, Baptism.
This Weekend

Men's Breakfast and Co-Ed Bike Ride | Saturday 8/9 AM
fellowship breakfast for men and then co-ed adult bike ride, details below

Family Worship | Sunday 9 AM
engaging for all ages, babies to grandparents

Classic CCE Worship | Sunday 11 AM
lift your hearts in worship, in person or online
This Sunday, we welcome Rev. Bob Hamilton.

Masks are required when the COVID-19 transmission risk is "high" for Henrico County. See below for more.
Save the Date: Welcome Reception for Rev. Neal Goldsborough
We're excited to welcome our Interim Rector, the Rev. Neal Goldsborough, and we look forward to his spirit-filled leadership and guidance over the next year. Rev. Neal's first Sunday with us will be July 3. Please mark your calendars and make plans to greet him at a simple welcome reception on Sunday, July 10 at 10 AM. More details will follow.
Fellowship and more at this Saturday's Men's Breakfast & Co-Ed Adult Bike Ride
Men are invited to gather for breakfast this Saturday, June 18 at 8 AM at Aw Shucks Country Store on Pouncey Tract Rd. Following this time of fellowship and faith-formation, anyone interested is welcome to depart for a Co-Ed Bike Ride at High Bridge State Park in Farmville. Spouses and partners are welcome to join the bike ride! | Questions? Join the Men's Community Info group in Realm or contact Michael Compton.
Do you have the gift of hospitality?
Jesus welcomed the stranger and so shall we! Our Welcome and Fellowship ministry reaches out to newcomers with kindness, hospitality, and helpfulness. They also help coordinate our church's celebration gatherings. Do you have a welcoming spirit? Do you enjoy planning and hosting celebrations? If so, the Welcoming and Fellowship Committee would love to have you join them! | Please contact Jan Thomas if interested and make plans to join the next meeting on August 14 at 10:00 AM.
Youth Mission Trips help our young people connect with others through service and community-building
Do you have a student in your life in rising 6th-12th grades? Invite them to participate in our summer youth mission trips, a chance to give back to others, connect to missional causes, and build deep friendships with other youth. | Click the button below to volunteer and reach out to Adam Williams with any questions.
CARITAS creates a safe space to heal and time to rebuild. Tour their facilities this Tuesday to learn more about this ministry
For many years, Christ Church has supported the ministries of CARITAS (Congregations Around Richmond Involved to Assure Shelter). On June 21, CCE will take a tour of the CARITAS campus as part of our efforts to reignite our partnership with this amazing organization. If you are interested in attending, please gather at 11 AM at 2220 Stockton Street on Tuesday, June 21. | Questions? Contact lay leader Addison Jones. Also, consider joining the "Missions and Outreach Interest Group" in Realm for timely updates and invitations to participate in our many mission ministries in RVA and around the world.
"Kids' Praise" is on hiatus until fall. Save the Date for a Summer “Music Hour”
Family Worship will continue to bring joy and praise all summer long while our "Kids Praise" music gatherings will take a break for the summer. We will also have a fun opportunity this summer for children K-5 to gather for a post-VBS music hour: stay tuned for registration info.
Can you spend a few half-days helping children in our community?
Vacation Bible School shares God's love with the children of our community. Over 100 children have registered for this fun, life-giving week at Christ Church. Consider how you can help! There are many roles for various gifts and time commitments. | Click the button below to volunteer and reach out to Adam Williams with any questions.
New Women's Book Study shares lessons "from heaven"
All women are invited to read and discuss the book, "7 Lessons from Heaven" by Mary C. Neal, M.D. The group will meet at Christ Church for Part 1 on June 22 at 9:30 AM to discuss the first half of the book and then for Part 2 to discuss the last half of the book on July 20 at 9:30 AM. Get your book now, start reading, and stay tuned for the meeting location.
Masks are required when COVID transmission is "high"
Following guidance from the CDC and our vestry, we use this CDC tracker to guide us in mask-wearing guidelines:

Low (Green): Mask Optional
Medium (Yellow): Masks Recommended
High (Orange): Masks Required

"As it is, there are many members, yet one body." - 1 Cor. 12:20
This Week's Resources
More Info
Pastoral Care voicemail
Staff and our trained pastoral caregivers are here for you in times of need. Use this online form or call our message system at 804-223-2116.
Monday Compline Service | Online | Monday | 9 PM | Join via Zoom for a beautiful way to end the day. Get the link in Realm Events.

Wednesday Morning Prayer | In-person and Online, depending on the week | Wednesday | 8 AM | Join others for a morning prayer service. Check Realm Events each week for how to gather in-person or online.

Small Group Bible Studies | In-person & Online | There is a group for you! Study and fellowship groups for men and women meet weekly. Contact staff for details.
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Financial Updates are listed in our online gathering place, Realm. Go to Groups > Christ Church > Files. Please contact staff if you need assistance logging in.
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