Welcome to the Christ Church e-Communicator | August 14, 2019
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This Week at Christ Church
Back 2 School Bash
St. Mark's, City Heights
St. Mark's will host it's Back 2 School Bash this Saturday, August 17 and they are still in need of volunteers. If you can work a shift contact Debbie Kistler asap.

The shifts are:
  • All day - 8:30 a.mm to 1:00 p.m.
  • Shift 1 - 8:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Shift 2 - 11:00 a.m. to 2 :00 p.m.

Any help you can provide will be welcome and appreciated but Shift 2 help is most needed. Remember, Christ Church has donated $1,000 to help fund this project, let's provide some hands on help as well.

Come See Charlotte's Web
Family summer read-aloud
Whether or not you've read our family summer read-aloud, Charlotte's Web , we invite you to join us this Thursday, August 15, at 6:00 p.m. for a conversation about the book and a screening of the movie in Hinde Hall. Please bring your beach chairs or a blanket. You are welcome to bring a picnic dinner if you wish. We'll provide the popcorn, water, and a special book-themed snack for everyone in attendance. Oh! And one other perk, Hinde Hall is air conditioned!

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Yoga at Christ Church
Please note August dates
There are a number of yoga options in August dates and times may vary so note the schedules below:
  • Tuesday evenings with Rebecca at 5:00 p.m. - meeting August 13 & 27 only
  • Restorative Yoga with Nereyda at 4:30 p.m.- meeting August 15 & 29
  • Yin Yoga with Heather Smith -meeting Saturday, August 17

Classes meet in Hinde Hall, suggested donation is $5 for Rebecca and Nereyda, Heather's session is $10 and requires registration - sign up here .

African Team Ministries
Here this Sunday in the courtyard
We are pleased to welcome back African Team Ministries who provides funds for orphan and refugee relief mission and evangelism in East Africa through the sale of beautiful crafts, jewelry, and soapstone items. Take the time to browse the lovely artifacts for sale this Sunday, August 18; you're sure to find something special!



Vision Board Workshop
For ages 12-112
No artistic skill is needed to build a vision board, it's all cut & paste! Create a vision for your future; a visual representation of all the things that you want to do, be, and have in your life. Spend a blissfully relaxing, creative, and fun afternoon with others. Vision Board workshop is this Sunday, August 18, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in Hinde Hall. An RSVP is not required but would be appreciated. Bring some magazines to share!

Upcoming Events
Acolyte Training
Become a member of the team
Youngsters, fourth grade and older, and adults too will learn all about the acolyte ministry at the up-coming training session. You may carry the cross in the procession, serve as torchbearers, assist the clergy in preparing for the Eucharist and other duties You'll be part of a team that serves together and you'll usually only serve once a month. We believe you will find this a meaningful and spiritual ministry.

Meet in the church Sunday, August 25 after the 9:00 a.m. service. You'll find out all you need to know in an hour or less.

Parish News
Rector Transition Update
From the Senior Warden
The Vestry and some key lay leaders will meet with Rev. Laura Sheridan-Campbell, Director for Formation and Transition at the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego on Wednesday, August 21 to discuss the ‘nuts and bolts’ of the next steps in our transition process. The following week, at the regular meeting of the Vestry, the convening of the Call Committee as well as the upcoming Stewardship Campaign will be discussed.

Please keep your Vestry and parish lay leadership in your thoughts and prayers as we proceed. We will need both people with past experience of a Rector search and new people who would like to be part of this important stage in our Parish life to participate. If you feel that you are called to serve as a member of the Call Committee, please let me know.

Yours in Christ,
Paul Laedlein
Outreach
Prayers for the School Year
Christ Church Day School
Stop by the Service Ministry table this Sunday, August 18, and pen a note of encouragement for returning day school students. The CCDS campus will be filled with new and returning students as classes begin Wednesday, August 21. Postcards and pens will be available, all you need to add are your pearls of wisdom!

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Helping Fill the Pantry
St. Mark's, City Heights
St. Mark's in City Heights serves a diverse population, one which is often food insecure. The food in their pantry makes a difference for low income seniors, refugee families, and their unhoused visitors. You can support their ministry by bringing non-perishable food to church on Sunday, we transport the donations to St. Mark's. In the month of August they are specifically collection beans - canned and dried.

The Diocese and Beyond
From Bishop Susan
Letter on Gun Violence
Dear Friends in Christ,
Since last weekend, three episodes of gun violence in our country have ended the lives of beloved children of God. I grieve with those who suffer and feel deep frustration at the ever-increasing toll of death and injury by gun violence . In the case of the  shooting in El Paso , I condemn in the strongest possible terms the ethnic hatred (against our Hispanic sisters and brothers, in this case) that appears to have motivated the shooter, like many mass murderers before him.

Calendar and Serving Schedule
Mark Your Calendar


August 15
Restorative Yoga with Nereyda
Charlotte's Web Movie Night

August 18
African Team Ministries
Vision Board Workshop

August 21
CCDS First Day of School

August 25
Acolyte Training

August 28
Vestry Meeting

September 2
Labor Day-Office & School closed

September 8
Family First Sunday

August 4-September 1
ONE SERVICE ONLY
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m.

Weekly Events

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

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

Healing Service
Thursday @ 10:00 a.m.

AA
Friday evenings @6:00 p.m.
Hinde Hall
Serving This Sunday


Acolytes
9:00 a.m. - Steven Glorieux

Chalice Bearers
9:00 a.m. - Suzie Heap, Bill Sandke

Intercessor
9:00 a.m. - Stephanie Abbott

Lectors
9:00 a.m. - Sandra Vickers, Nancy Funk

Ushers
9:00 a.m. - John Sturges, Paul Andrews

Welcome Center
Chuck Howe

Greeters
9:00 a.m. - Judy Kissell

Coffee
Bill Cook, David Warren, Suzanne Warren
Quick Links


Almighty God, giver of every good gift: Look graciously on your Church, and guide the minds of those who shall choose a rector for this parish that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries. Amen

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