This Week at Christ Church
The Fifth Sunday of Easter...
because Easter is a season... 50 days...
including tomorrow, April 22,

Youth Group Bagels and Bible The youth are welcome to join Madison Chase in the youth loft after church for a weekly discussion of the bible - with bagels! For more information about the youth ministry, contact Madison Chase at

Bible Study Come to the library at 4pm and we'll continue exploring Exodus.  No preparation necessary, contact Lee Puricelli for more information ( 

Please join us in the Undercroft following the 10 am service for a festive reception honoring Kurt Ellison, our Parish Administrator for over ten years!

The Global Mitzvah Project Fundraising Concert for  Temple Emanuel is scheduled for Sunday, April 29 at 4pm.  You, are invited to join Temple Emmanuel to celebrate and support their  international outreach projects. The concert will feature Mariachi el Rey, which offers a wide musical repertoire with various Latin rhythms such as bolero, corridos, huapan-gos, sones, rancheras, cumbias and more! The suggested Donation is $15 per person, $50 per family; $100 Benefactor.  RSVP: (301) 942-2000 or  Tickets will be available at the door!  Plan to stay for the reception follwing the concert!

This Week At Christ Church

The Good Book Study Group continues Wednesdays at 11:30am - 12:45pm through the Easter season. Come join us as we dive into the Acts of the Apostles. For more information contact Emily Guthrie (

Prime Timers:  The Prime Timers will meet in the church undercroft on Thursday, May 3rd from 11:30 - 1:30for social time, lunch and to enjoy a speaker.  The cost of the lunch is $10.00.  Please RSVP to Nora Buckley at or 301-564-0689 by noon on Tuesday, May 1st to let her know you are coming and if you wish to order a lunch.  May 3rd presentation:  The New Face of Montgomery County.  The speaker will discuss the modern history of immigration in Montgomery County for different communities, including countries of origins and reasons for migration, professions of choice and ties with home countries. 

For Your Information

Emily will be away May 1-8 at CREDO, a week long program of clergy enrichment sponsored by the Church Pension Fund. The Rev. Becky Zartman will be here next Sunday to preach and celebrate at all three services.

You got to know when to fold em: If you can make an origami crane or dove, we need you to help prepare for our Pentecost celebration!  Send the Rector an email and she'll let you know the next step.

Vacation Bible School Returns! This is our second year of celebrating God's Glorious Garden and our theme is light. Dates:  Monday, July 9 - Friday July 13 Times: 9 AM to 12 N, with option to bring a brown bag lunch and stay until 1 PM; extended day until 4 PM. (Email Ann Enkiri to arrange for childcare until 5 PM.) Location:  Our church! Online Registration: For children ages Pre-K4 to Grade 5 and for Middle School Youth Leaders and High School Youth Leaders.  Email Ann Enkiri to receive online link when form has posted to the website. Needed:  Campers + Adult Volunteers + Youth Leaders. Questions:  Email Ann Enkiri at

Transition News Madison Chase will be filling in as Parish Administrator full time beginning May 7 until early June taking on many of the Parish Administrator responsibilities in addition to her role as Youth Minister. You can reach her for admin business at

Check Out These Links for More Information 
Christ Episcopal Church Kensington
4001 Franklin St.
Kensington, MD 20895
Sunday Services: 8am, 10am, 5pm
Wednesdays: 6:30pm
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
   301-942-4673 | |