Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
April 13, 2018
In This Issue:

Worship Services
April 15: 
      Easter 3

Vestry Member of Day:
   Michael Black

Coffee Host:
   Hospitality Committee

Altar Guild:
   Team 5

8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I
No 8:00 Service this week

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Phyllis
   Holland, Tammy Borders, Mike Tanner
Lay Readers  - Mike Holland, Rena
   Nelson, Pat Denmark
Acolytes - David Holland, Phyllis Holland,
   Rich Johnson
Ushers - John Hiers, Will Hanson, Tom

6:00 p.m., Vespers


First Lesson - Acts 3:12-19
Psalm - 4
Second Lesson - 1 John 3:1-7
Gospel - Luke 24:36b-48

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

Angela Duncan, Music Director
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.
Bishop Benhase at Christ Church
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Bishop Benhase will be at Christ Church Sunday, April 15, 2018. There will be no 8:00 Holy Eucharist. An adult forum and the blessing of Grace Café will immediately follow the 10:00 service.
Men's Lunch at Grace Cafe
April 13, 2018 beginning at 12:15 p.m.
All Men of the Church are invited to Grace Café (Louttit Hall) for a Men's Lunch on April 13th beginning at 12:15 p.m. Pizza, salad and drinks will be provided.
Friday Bible Study
Friday, April 20, 2018 beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Friday Morning Bible Study will meet on April 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Office Chapel. We are studying the Letter of Paul to the Romans. All are welcome to attend.
20's & 30's Dinner
Friday, April 20, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
20's and 30's Dinner will be held at the Rectory on Friday, April 20, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Childcare will be provide free of charge in the Gabard Building. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us.
Food Ministry
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.
Food Ministry Casserole Making Event will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 beginning at 12:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  The Food Ministry Group will gather to prepare and freeze casseroles that will be used for those who have loved ones in the hospital, or in hospice, or who has died. If you are interested in helping with this ministry, please plan to be at Christ Church on April 21st.  If you cannot attend on the 21st, but are interested in being on the Food Ministry, please email the church office.
Ladies Night Out
Saturday, April 21, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Ladies Night Out will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the home of Steph Johnson.  
Steph's address is: 1501 N. Patterson Street, Valdosta.  
All ladies are invited to attend.  
Beverages will be provided.  Bring a snack to share. 
Parish Retreat at Honey Creek
Friday, May 25 - Sunday May 27, 2018
Parish Retreat at Honey Creek will be held May 25 - 27, 2018. Lodge rooms are $178 for weekend, Meal plan is $63 per person (8 and over) for 3 meals on Saturday and 2 meals on Sunday. Scholarships will cover of all children who attend the Parish Retreat. Please contact the church office if you would like to make a reservation. Checks need to be sent to the church office not Honey Creek (please denote for Parish Retreat). Deadline to sign up is: May 10, 2018
Vacation Bible School
Monday, June 4 - Thursday, June 7, 2018

VBS Registration is up and ready!
Please visit VBS Registration to register your child or to volunteer. We need volunteers and have MANY opportunities! Please email Millie or call/text if you'd like to volunteer!! Be on the lookout for more information and donation requests in the coming weeks!
Dominican Auction and Dinner
Thursday, May 3, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Tickets on Sale during coffee hour each Sunday
Time is short! There are only 2 weeks until we have to turn in the number of attendees to the caterer. Purchase your tickets for the Dominican Night Dinner and Auction to raise funds for the 2018 mission "Go Team" projects and scholarships for the DR children. The dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. on May 3 at the Cotton Corner, 101 N. Ashley Street, downtown Valdosta. There are only 104 tickets available for this event because of space limitations. No tickets are sold at the door. 

Tickets at $25 are available at the 11:00 coffee hour on Sundays in the Parish Hall or in the church office during regular office hours. 
Free childcare and dinner will be available at the Gabard Building beginning at 5:30.  Please contact Millie Johnson about childcare. 
If you have treasures you want to donate for the auction, please call or email Julia Ariail by April 26. 
For more information on the 2018 trip, click here.
Online Photograph Albums
Photo albums from Easter Sunday, Men In Blue Fish Fry and Lenten Teaching, DR mural projectsDR playground project, and DR scholarship thank-you notes are online, as well as older albums archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
April 14 - April 20
15 Bobbie Ann Mitchell
16 Mary Seaton Kirkland, Joel Williams
17 Abi Johnson, Lucy Tomberlin     
18 Jane Ferrell
19 Thomas Greneker
20 Cathy Hanson   
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
April 14 - April 20
15 Jessie Querin
17 Will Armstrong
18 Merrill Guice
19 Matthew Black, Dot Gatchell
20 Brooklyn Prine
Wedding Anniversaries this week
April 14 - April 20
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, Tal Barnidge, Myra Boyette, Caty Carter, Melissa Carter, Susan Chamberlain, Robert Church, Danny Clark, Bev Cowart, David Crenshaw, Jerry DeMott, Janet Dickman, Blake Ellis, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, George Halls, Cheryl Hatcher, Tommy Hatcher, William Holloway, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House, Ralph Jackson, Eric Jones, Jerriann Levy, Brooks Lovelace, George Mellors, Bobbie Ann Mitchell, Jim Nelson, Henry and Sarah Parrish, Fred Quinn, Debbie Richardson, Jane Rigby, Reva Rollins, Jack Spencer, Kathie Stevenson, Katie Mae Warren, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Family of Joyce Baker - (Sister of Gary Thomas)

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta