Organ Concert on September 6!!!
On Friday evening, September 6, at eight o'clock, organist Theodore Guerrant will present a concert of "
Great Organ Music from Great Britain."
The program will consist of works by Grayston Ives, Norman Cocker, Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Alfred Hollins, William Wolstenholme, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, John Ireland, Charles Villiers Stanford, Edward Elgar, and Herbert Sumsion. An English tea will follow the program. A free-will offering will benefit the parish music ministry. All are cordially invited to attend.
Prime Timers Luncheon Resumes on September 5
The Prime Timers will meet in the church undercroft on Thursday, September 5th from 11:30 -1:30 for social time, lunch and to enjoy a speaker. The cost of the lunch is $10.00. Please RSVP to Nora Buckley at email@example.com or 301-564-0689 by Tuesday, September 3rd to let her know you are coming and if you wish to order a lunch. The speaker will be Bill Offutt and the title of the presentation is: Richard Montgomery; a lecture on Montgomery County’s namesake.
IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR THE PARISH PICNIC! Annual Parish Picnic on Sunday, September 8th
following the 10 a.m. service. This is always a fun event to mark the end of Summer and the beginning of our Fall activities. Hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, water and lemonade will be provided and we’re asking parishioners to bring side dishes and desserts.
Please contact Jane Aylor of Parish Life by August 31 (
) to let her know if you can help with any of the following:
- *bring a side dish or dessert
- *help with set up and/or clean up
- *help with grilling
It’s always a great time so let's make this our best picnic ever!
SILENT AUCTION: Everything but the Kitchen Sink!
A fundraiser for cabinets and cupboards
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 6:30pm
We're raising money to upgrade our kitchen with a Tex-Mex Dinner and Silent Auction!
The committee asks for bid items and forms to be in by 9:00 am Sunday, September 15, 2019
. Please consider donating items such as sporting event tickets, a weekend/week away at your get-away place, wine or other gift baskets, tickets to kid activities or other items.
Items can be dropped off with Peter Hanke in the church office.
The Planned Giving and Endowment Committee
The planned giving and endowment committee is now accepting proposals for a fall round of grants. If you have an idea for a new ministry, a capital need beyond the scope of the annual budget or a special, one-time project to further the mission of Christ Church, we welcome your application. Proposals will be accepted until September 15th. Contact Tim McLellan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sharon Bartram at email@example.com for further information.
Important Dates Upcoming:
- 9/2: Labor Day Parade Join Christ Church and walk in the parade!
- 9/5: Prime Timers Luncheon at 11:30am
- 9/6: Guerrant Organ Concert in memory of Charles Serpan
- 9/7: Celebration of Life for Charles Serpan at 1:30pm
- 9/8: Annual Parish Picnic following the 10am service
- 9/15: Sunday School for PreK-Grade 5 & Youth Group for Grades 6-12 begins at 11:15 am.
- 9/28: Dinner and Silent Auction at 6:30 pm - Enjoy a TexMex Dinner and win wonderful items!