Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
August 24, 2018
In This Issue:

Worship Services
August 26: 
      Pentecost 14 / Proper 13

Vestry Member of Day:
    Duke Guthrie

Coffee Host:
    Sheri Gravett, Jane Kinney

Altar Guild:
   Team 4

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 - Nancy Lutsko,
   Allan Dear, Sheri Gravett
Lay Readers  - Jane Kinney, Clinton
   Beeland, Emily Rogers
Acolytes - Nancy Lutsko, George Tidmore
Ushers - David Blevins, Larry Wisenbaker

6:00 p.m., Vespers

First Lesson - Joshua 24:1-2a. 14-18
Psalm - 34:15-22
Second Lesson - Ephesians 6:10-20
Gospel - John 6:56-69

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.
D.O.K. Brunch
Saturday, August 25, 2018 beginning at 9:00 a.m.
D.O.K. (Daughters of the King) Brunch will be held on Saturday, August 25th in the Parish Hall from 9 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Phyllis Holland will share about her pilgrimage. All DOK ladies are invited to attend.
Sunday School Series for Parents
Sunday, September 9, 16, 23 and 30th
This September we are going to have another Sunday School opportunity for parents title "Gracious Parenting in an Ungracious World" that will be taught by Karen May.  If you are a parent of a child anywhere in age from the cradle to a young teenager, we encourage you to join us on this 4-week journey as we discuss principles that will help our kids navigate through our world and rise above the norm.  The class will begin at 11:15 on Sunday, September 9th and run through September 30th.  
Adult Sunday School 
Sunday, September 9, 2018 beginning at 11:15 a.m.
Sunday, September 9th we will begin a four-week Adult Sunday School series (Sep 9, Sep 16, Sep 23 and Sep 16) on grace from the classic 2000 football film Remember the Titans.  
College Ministry
College Ministry: We will have a Noon Sunday Service geared toward VSU 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 following Sundays this fall: September 9, 16, 23 and 30; October 14, 21 and 28; November 4, 11, and 18; and December 2.  Even if you are not a VSU student, you are more than welcome to join us.  Please keep this ministry in your prayers as we seek to receive the grace of God in Jesus Christ and share that grace with VSU students.

Link to Intern Bios is here. 
Vestry Meeting
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Vestry Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  All Vestry Members are encouraged to attend. 
Middle School EYC
September 5, 2018 beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Middle School EYC on Wednesdays will start September 5. All 6-8th graders are welcome. It's held every Wednesday in Gabard from 6:30/6:45-8:00. Please join us for food, fellowship and lots of games!
Lunch Bunch
Saturday, September 1, 2018 beginning at 11:00 
The Christ Church Valdosta Lunch Bunch feeds 120 or more hungry children every first and third Saturday of the month. Workers from the church as well as other members of the community who volunteer gather at 11 a.m. at Christ Church to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. They pack them in plastic bags, then brown paper bags with logo stickers together with chips, fruit, juice and other healthy goodies purchased from the Second Harvest Food Bank. Volunteers are welcome.
New Beginnings
November 16-18, 2018 at Honey Creek
Early Registration is now happening for New Beginnings #53 for Youth in grades 7-9.  New Beginnings will be held at Honey Creek, November 16-18, 2018.  Beth Baker can take up to six people in her vehicle. If you need transportation for your child, please contact Beth.   Early Registration is: $115 before November 1st.  If you would like to register your child for New Beginnings, the link is available here
Online Photograph Albums
Photo albums from Kickoff Sunday, Lunch Bunch2018 DR MIssion Trip (summary album)2018 DR MIssion Trip (comprehensive album), Vacation Bible School, DR Dinner and Auction,  DR mural projects, and DR playground project, are online, as well as older albums archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
August 25 - August 31
26 Aaron Davis
27 Julius Ariail, Andrew Diamond
28 Helen Tucker
29 Craig Lambert, Monty Miller
30 Phyllis Hiers, Mary Peeples, David Singleton
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
August 25 - August 31
25 Andrew Greneker, Eleanor Parten
28 Jacob Diamond
Wedding Anniversaries this week
August 25 - August 31
25 Will & Bonnie Hanson
31 Bo & Patricia Gatchell  

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, Max Bontrager, Myra Boyette, Caty Carter, Jan Carter, Melissa Carter, Robert Church,  Danny Clark, Bev Cowart, David Crenshaw, Janet Dickman, Blake Ellis, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, George Halls, Cheryl Hatcher, Tommy Hatcher, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House, Amy Hudson, Ralph Jackson, Eric Jones, Jerriann Levy, Brooks Lovelace, John McTier, Bobbie Ann Mitchell, Jim Nelson, Henry and Sarah Parrish, Kathleen Parsons, Debbie Richardson, Jane Rigby, Reva Rollins, Lucille Sineath, Jack Spencer, Kathie Stevenson, Jude Tillman, Joe Tomberlin, Katie Mae Warren, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Family of Sharon Bally  (Sister of Ron Bezona)
Family of Jerry DeMott

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta