Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
April 27, 2018
In This Issue:

Worship Services
April 29: 
      Easter 5

Vestry Member of Day:
   Matthew Wilkin

Coffee Host:
   Frances Guice, Phyllis Hiers,
   Katherine Mayer

Altar Guild:
   Team 2

8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Lem & Lector - Aristotle Rivera
Usher - Max Bontrager

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - David
   Sandbach, Molly Stevenson, Julia Ariail
Lay Readers  - Steve Roberts, Molly
   Stevenson, David Sandbach
Acolytes - Mike Tanner, Maddie
   Yarbrough, Cassidy Honeycutt
Ushers - Al Turner, Carl Copeland

6:00 p.m., Vespers


First Lesson - Acts 8:26-40
Psalm - 22:24-30
Second Lesson - 1 John 4:7-21
Gospel - John 15:1-8

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.
Adult Sunday School
April 29 and May 6, 2018
Adult Sunday School will continue a three-week Class on "The Wonder of Grace" (April 29 and May 6). We'll discuss grace in light of the powerful 2017 film Wonder (starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay). Adult Sunday school meets in the front of the parish hall beginning at 11:15.
Dominican Auction and Dinner
Thursday, May 3, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Only 8 tickets are left for the Dominican Night Dinner and Auction! We have to turn in the number of attendees to our caterer on Monday morning, April 30, so no tickets can be sold after Sunday, April 29. To claim one or more of the remaining tickets, please see Julia Ariail after the 10 a.m. worship service on April 29 or call 229-559-7329. To see the list of items to be sold on both the live and silent auctions, click below:
The primary purpose of this event is to raise funds to support scholarships for the children in the Episcopal K-8 school in the village of El Pedregal, where our church has been working each summer since 2001. The cost of a single scholarship for a child for an academic year is $350, and specific donations for that purpose will be gratefully accepted at the May 3 event and afterwards until July 1, when we will send all of the funds raised to the Diocese of the Dominican Republic for use in this school during the 2018-19 school year.
The dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. on May 3 at the Cotton Corner, 101 N. Ashley Street, downtown Valdosta. Free childcare and dinner will be available at the Gabard Building beginning at 5:30. To reserve a childcare spot, please contact Millie Johnson
For more information on the 2018 trip, click here . To read our 2017 mission team's after-action report to the Christ Church congregation, complete with a set of photos from the trip, click here.
Friday Bible Study
Friday, May 4, 2018 beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Friday Morning Bible Study will meet on May 4, 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.
Men's Lunch at Grace Cafe
May 11, 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 May 11th beginning at 12:15 p.m. Pizza, salad and drinks will be provided. Donations will be accepted.
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!
Online Photograph Albums
Photo albums from Bishop Benhase at Christ ChurchEaster 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 28 - May 4
26 Hadley Kirkland
29 Becky Johnson
30 Elise Sandbach
2 Joe Tomberlin         
3 Matthew Barnes      
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
April 28 - May 4
29 Ann Kasun
2 Kate Hanson
Wedding Anniversaries this week
April 28 - May 4
28 Pat & Curt Grieve
4 David & Stephanie Blevins

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, John McTier, 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, Mickey Williamson, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Family of Katherine Berckman

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta