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

CCPK Youth Car Wash! Bring your dirty Dodges, your mucky Mazdas, and your crusty Chevys to get washed up by this year's mission trippers. $15 gets you an exterior-only wash, and an extra $5 gets you an interior vacuum! Open 9 am to 12 pm today. All funds raised will go to the youth mission trip to Queens, NY.

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

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 (

Frances Brown & Seabury Honors: Every year Seabury Resources for the Aging honors the contributions of seniors in our congregations. This year, we've nominated Frances Brown! All are welcome to come to the service celebrating Frances and all the other honorees, which will be Tuesday, April 24th at 10:00am at the National Cathedral. 

The Women's Fellowship will be bringing the food for  Rebuilding Together.  We will meet in the Undercroft on Friday April 27, 2018 at around 6:30 to make sandwiches and get things prepped for food/beverages.  If you sign up to bring sandwiches, please bring the makings of the sandwich and we will assemble during our get-together.  Please make sure to bring bread, stuff for the middle and baggies.  If you cannot make the prep but can donate toward the cause, please bring to the kitchen and we will collect.  Please let Aime  Keith ( know if you plan to do so and she will be on the look-out. We still have plenty of slots left so please sign-up!

Rebuilding Together Project Day: This Saturday, April 28th!  Join volunteers as we come together to complete home repair projects such as minor electrical work, wallpaper removal, constructing a shed, outside painting and landscaping for a group home of physically/mentally disadvantaged adults in the Aspen Hill area.  Watch for more details on the Outreach bulletin board or contact Bob Quinn at  

For Your Information

Thank you purse for Kurt Kurt Ellison's last day with Christ Church will be Friday, May 4th.  A farewell reception is being planned for Sunday, April 29th after the 10 am service.  If you would like to contribute to a gift in gratitude for his time with us, make a check out to Christ Church marked "Kurt's Purse" (The counters and assistant treasure will be collecting it.). 

Please join us in the Undercroft on April 29th following the 10 a.m. service for a reception honoring Kurt Ellison, our Parish Administrator for over ten years, is leaving to begin a new opportunity - and will be sorely missed at Christ Church.    Please help us celebrate Kurt and make this occasion festive and delicious by bringing a favorite sweet or savory dish to share.   Food can be dropped off in the kitchen before the service.   If you're able to help with set up and/or cleanup or have questions, please contact Jane Aylor  or Sarah Leung of Parish Life.  Thank you and we look forward to sharing this special day with you!"

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 following the concert!

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. 

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

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Christ Episcopal Church Kensington
4001 Franklin St.
Kensington, MD 20895
Sunday Services: 8am, 10am, 5pm
Wednesdays: 6:30pm
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
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