The Feast of St. Francis!
The Blessing of the Animals!
THIS SUNDAY at 4pm

Calling all animals in Celebration of St. Francis of Assisi, animals are welcome to bring their humans to the annual Blessing of Animals! Come to the courtyard for a brief service of prayers, blessings, a hymn, and a treat (or two) and stay for the 5pm Eucharist!
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
This Week at Christ Church
Sunday School: Shepherding Sunday School S​ervice Project Please bring in your raggedy, but clean towels and blankets to support our Shepherding Service Project benefiting a humane animal shelter. ​​ 

​All are invited to join us at the back of the Parish Hall after next Sunday’s 10 AM Service to learn about St. Francis and to make treats and toys for cats and dogs.  

Youth Group: Join us for conversation and snacks in the Loft follwing the 10AM service!
Bible Study at 4PM on Sunday  Please join us for Bible study as we read Samuel and learn about the rise of Kings over Israel and a young fellow named David! For questions contact Lee Puricelli at leepuricelli@yahoo.com .    
 
Come join us for 30 minutes after work to pray!   Every Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m., some of us come together for a brief time of Evening Prayer with Holy Eucharist. It combines the end-of-the day liturgy with familiar prayers and a time for personal meditation and communion. Come join us for a time of fellowship and prayer; see what a difference it makes in your week!

 LOOKING AHEAD
Our fall youth activity is right around the corner!   We're going to Summers Farm in Frederick for a corn maze and campfire on Saturday, October 12th. We'll have a carpool leave the CCPK parking lot around 6 pm. The cost of admission is $14. All middle and high school youth and their families and friends are invited!  Please RSVP via email ( youthminister@ccpk.org ) by 10/6.  Parents: want to help chaperone this awesome event? Let  Madi  know ASAP!

Oct. 20 Youth Sunday & Observance of National Children's Sabbath    In our worship services on October 20th, Christ Church will join with congregations of all faiths across the nation as we celebrate our children and youth, and lift up the needs of the most vulnerable children and youth in our country and the world. CC children will help lead the service at 10:00am, and representatives of the Youth Group will reflect on their experiences on their 2019 Mission Trip to North Carolina at all the services.  Let us answer the call to love, protect and celebrate our children and all God's children!
 
3rd Annual “Kenya Night” for Nyumbani - Saturday, October 26 at 6-9:30pm in the Undercroft  The Outreach Committee invites you to a night of sheer fun for all ages - dinner and dancing with a Kenyan flair, a Kenyan craft boutique, children’s crafts, raffles and more!  Nyumbani is an orphanage in Kenya that supports children and caregivers infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. The theme is “Launching Lives – Life After Nyumbani.” The activities of the evening will help raise funds to support the new entrepreneurship/ career center at Nyumbani Home to help the graduates transition to employment and self-sufficiency Make a reservation at www.ccpk.org   Questions? Please contact Tina Cleland at 240-505-0921 or Carol Jones at 301-598-0348.
Christ Episcopal Church Kensington
4001 Franklin Street
Kensington MD 20895
301-942-4673
administrator@ccpk.org

Sunday Services:
8am, 10am, 5pm
Weekday Service:
Wednesdays, 6:30pm

Office Hours:
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