Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
April 12, 2019
In This Issue:

Worship Services
April 14: 
      Palm Sunday

Vestry Member of Day:
   Sandy Sandbach

Coffee Host:
   Mimi Allen, Marge McCartney, 
   Anne Reid

Altar Guild:
   Team 2

8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Lem & Lector - Martha Leake
Usher - Ed Mistick

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Phyllis
   Holland, Mike Tanner, Stefani Carroll
Lay Readers  - Krystle Black, Marcie
   Dennard, Phyllis Holland
Acolytes - Nancy Lutsko, Stella Blevins, Cassidy Honeycutt
Ushers - Richard Coleman, Bill Sineath,
   Chris May

6:00 p.m., Vespers 
First Lesson - Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm 31:9-16
Second Lesson - Philippians 2:5-11
Gospel - Luke 22:14-23:56

Wednesday  Holy Eucharist
   6:00 p.m.
Thursday Holy Eucharist
  7:00 a.m.
Clergy and Staff of 
Christ Episcopal Church
The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
church office (229) 242-5115
Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator
church office (229) 242-5115

Amy Creasy, Bookkeeper  
bookkeeper's office (229) 242-0616 

Millie Johnson
Director of Children's Ministry
church office (229) 242-5115

Steph Johnson
Director of College Ministry
church office (229) 242-5115

Kathy Armstrong, Choirmaster
church office (229) 242-5115

Office hours: Monday - Thursday
   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Holy Week Schedule
April 14 - April 21st
April 14th - Palm Sunday services at 8, 10 and noon.
April 17th - Wednesday Evening Eucharist at 6:00 pm.
April 18th - Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist Rite II at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Stripping of the Altar. 
April 19th - Good Friday Services at noon and 6:00 pm. 
April 21st - Easter Services at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. following the 10:00 service an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids.
Adult Sunday School Series
Sunday, April 14th
Father Dave will conclude a six-week Adult Sunday School series on the "The First Prayer Book: The Book of Psalms" will be held April 14th we will discuss Psalms for the Journey. Please join us in the front of the Parish Hall beginning at 11:15 a.m.
Eggs and Candy needed
Wednesday, April 17th
Eggs and Candy needed. Please bring prefilled plastic eggs (no chocolate, or nut products please) to the church office between now and Wednesday, April 17th. Our annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11:15 Easter Morning! Many thanks in advance for your generosity!
New way to Donate to Christ Church
Donations to Christ Church can now be made via giving through PayPal or Credit Card.

We now have three ways to give. 

1)   Give by check. Checks can still be dropped in the offering plate, or mailed to the church office.
2)  Give by online Bill Pay.  This process is done through your banking account.
3)  Give through PayPal or Credit Card.  There is a new donate button at the bottom of this email message, and there is also a new Donate tab on the Christ Church website.

If you have any questions, or need additional information on any of these giving options, please contact Amy Creasy, bookkeeper via email, or phone (229) 242-0616. 
Noon Sunday Service
Sundays when VSU is in session
Noon Sunday Service - geared toward college students that the interns will help lead. These services will be an informal Rite II Eucharist with the same sermon as the 8:00 and 10:00 services and will run on the weekends when VSU is in session, the remaining Sundays this semester: April 14.  
Friday Morning Bible Study
Friday, May 3 , 2019
Friday Morning Bible Study will not meet on April 19th or April 26th.  We will meet again on May 3rd from 10:30 - 11:30 in the office chapel.  All are welcome to attend.  
Tuesday Evening Bible Study
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday Evening Bible Study led by Willa Valencia will meet on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the home of Ron and Tammy Borders.  All are welcome.  Study begins at 7:30 p.m.
DR Ticket Deadline: April 28
List of Auction Items Is Now Online
Sunday, April 28 is the last day to purchase tickets at $25 each for the catered dinner at the Dominican Night Dinner and Auction at the Cotton Corner, 101 N. Ashley Street, Valdosta, Friday, May 3 at 6 p.m. The list of live and silent auction items with minimum bids is online. The list will be updated if additional items come in. Anyone who cannot attend the event may send an opening bid on any item to Julius.

The proceeds from this event fund scholarships for children enrolled in the Dominican Episcopal K-8 school in the village of El Pedregal, our mission field since 2001. For more information on our Dominican Republic mission work, click here.
Online Photograph Albums
Photo albums from Grace CafĂ©Thursday Supper 04/11, Men In Blue Fish Fry, Grace CafĂ© Thursday Night Supper 04/04, Organ RenovationShrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Ministries Fair, Dave Zahl Weekend, D.O.K Service of Admission, and Men's Lunch are online, as well as older albums archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
April 13 - April 19
16 Joel Williams
17 Abi Johnson, Lucy Tomberlin      
18 Jane Ferrell
19 Thomas Greneker
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
April 13 - April 19
13 Robert Church
15 Jessie Querin
18 Merrill Guice
19 Matthew Black, Dot Gatchell
Wedding Anniversaries this week
April 13 - April 19
14 Mike Richardson & Nancy Sartin 
17 Dave & Stella Clark
Please contact the church office to update our records if we missed your Birthday, Baptismal Anniversary, or Wedding Anniversary. 
Remember in your prayers
Thaddeus Agar, Kathy Armstrong, Lynn Baker, Caty Carter, Jan Carter, Robert Church, Bev Cowart, Frances Crawford, David Crenshaw, Cheryl Critchfield, Janet Dickman, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, Cheryl Hatcher, Tommy Hatcher, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House, Amy Hudson, Eric Jones, Jeff Lind, Brooks Lovelace, John McTier, Jorge Mesa, Keri Mock, Brett Nelson, Jim Nelson, Kathleen Parsons, Joe Pitts, Debbie Richardson, Jane Rigby, Andy Shafer, Kathie Stevenson, Jude Tillman, Katie Mae Warren, Marilyn Willis, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Give through PayPal or credit card . Your instructions for the intended use of your donation should be placed within the "Add a note" area on PayPal. To access PayPal, click the orange "Donate" button.

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta