Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
December 28, 2018
In This Issue:

Worship Services
December 30: 
      Christmas I

Vestry Member of Day:
   Duke Guthrie

Coffee Host:
    Debi Saeger

Altar Guild:
   Team 2

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

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Eric Nielsen,
   Rita Hightower, Tammy Borders
Lay Readers  - Tammy Borders, Molly
   Stevenson, Gnann Moser
Acolytes - Mike Tanner, Rich Johnson,
   Blake Yarbrough Ann Harrell Blevins
Ushers - Al Turner, Len Carter

6:00 p.m., Vespers 
First Lesson - Isaiah 61:10-62:3
Psalm 147:13-21
Second Lesson - Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7
Gospel - John 1:1-18

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.
Annual Meeting
Sunday, January 6, 2019 after 10:00 Service
Annual Parish meeting will be held on January 6, 2019 immediately following the 10:00 a.m. worship service. During this meeting annual report will be given and the election of our 2021 Vestry Members will be held. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend.
2021 Vestry Candidates
Sunday, January 6, 2019
We have eleven candidates for the position of Vestry 2021.  Each candidate has been asked to answer a few questions and submitted a photo.  This information is posted on the bulletin board in the parish hall, and also available here.  
Nominees are:  Bryant Alonso, Alex Alvarez, Delrick Bradley, Robin Coleman, Judy DeMott, Marcie Dennard, Sparky Greneker, Cathy Hanson, Russ Henry, George Mellors, Bill Tucker
Vestry Elections will be held on January 6, 2019 during the Annual Parish meeting to be held immediately following the 10:00 a.m. worship service.
Friday Morning Bible Study
Friday, January  18, 2019
Friday Morning Bible Study will take a brief break for the holidays and will meet again on January 18  from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Office Chapel. We are studying the Gospel according to John. All are welcome to attend.
Tuesday Evening Bible Study
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday Evening Bible Study led by Willa Valencia will take a brief break for the holidays.  We will begin meeting again on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.  Happy Holidays!
Thank You!
Sandbach Family
Dear Members of the Christ Church:  
The Sandbach family would like to extend their gratitude to Christ Church, Valdosta for your love and support during the loss of David F. Sandbach, Sr. Your prayers, presence, and generosity were greatly appreciated by our family throughout this difficult time. Thanks be to God for the compassionate body of Christ He has created in Christ Church.
V ery Truly Yours,
The Sandbach Family
St. Marks National Wildlife Trip
January 1, 2019
Tuesday, January 1 st - 34th annua New Year's Day trip to St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge to see wintering ducks, wading birds, eagles and more.  All welcome.  Bring food to share at a midday picnic. Caravan leaves Christ Church parking lot at 8 a.m. Call Phyllis or John Hiers for more information.   
Deadline to Join DR Team: 01/31
14 on the team so far....
As of December 27, 14 missioners have signed up for the 2019 mission team to the Dominican Republic, and a 15th is giving it serious consideration. That team is limited to 18 people because of the size of the in-country transportation we use.  The deadline to join the team is January 31, 2019. If you are interested in joining the team, check the information on the planning page here and contact Julia or Julius Ariail as soon as you can. Their contact information is on that trip planning page.
Online Photograph Albums
Photo albums from Christmas Eve Children's Service, Children's Christmas Program, Lunch Bunch Present Wrapping, Open House,  DR Scholarship Thank-You NotesAltar Guild Luncheon, and Advent Wreath Making are online, as well as older albums archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
December 29 - January 4
30 Irene Dodd
31 Susan Chamberlain
2   Ken Ricket, David Sandbach, Jr. 
3   Brooks Lovelace 
4   Brighton Prine
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
December 29 - January 4
29   Beth Curtis
Wedding Anniversaries this week
December 29 - January 4
30   Julius & Julia Ariail
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, Myra Boyette, Caty Carter, Jan Carter, Robert Church, Danny Clark, Bev Cowart, David Crenshaw, Janet Dickman, Blake Ellis, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, Cheryl Hatcher, Tommy Hatcher, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House, Amy Hudson, Eric Jones, Jerriann Levy, Brooks Lovelace, John McTier, Jim Nelson, Sarah Parrish, Kathleen Parsons, Debbie Richardson, Jane Rigby, Reva Rollins, Andy Shafer, Kathie Stevenson, Jude Tillman, Katie Mae Warren, Marilyn Willis, Lavonda Womack, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Family of Jack Sullivan

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta