Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
June 21, 2019
In This Issue:

Worship Services
June 23: 
      Pentecost 2 / Proper 7

Vestry Member of Day:
   Sparky Greneker

Coffee Host:
   Robin Coleman, Melissa Carter

Altar Guild:
   Team 2

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

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Nancy Lutsko,
   Walton Carter, David Sandbach
Lay Readers  - Joel Williams, Walton
   Carter, Nancy Lutsko
Acolytes - Mike Tanner, Rich Johnson,
    Blake Yarbrough, Ann Harrell Blevins
Ushers - David Blevins, Larry
   Wisenbaker, Jason Reynolds

6:00 p.m., Vespers 
First Lesson - Isaiah 65:1-9
Psalm 22:18-27
Second Lesson - Galatians 3:23-29
Gospel - Luke 8:26-39

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

Sue Ellen Rumstay, Director of Music
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.
HEP Party
June 28, 2019 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
HEP Party (Happy Episcopal People Party ) - Come celebrate Dave and Steph's 5 year anniversary with Christ Church. The HEP Party and celebration will begin at 6:30 PM on Friday June 28th at Jeani Synyard's home (746 Lake Laurie Drive, Valdosta)-drinks will be provided, please bring an hors d'oeuvre to share. Remember this is an adult only gathering. Childcare will be available in the Gabard Building from 6 - 9 p.m.
Vestry Meeting
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Vestry Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Senior EYC room in the Gabard Building.
Lunch Bunch
Saturday, July 6, 2019 beginning at 11:00
Lunch Bunch will meet in the Parish Hall beginning at 11:00 a.m. on July 6, 2019. 

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.
DR Mission Team - Thank You!
Monday, June 17 - Monday, June 24, 2019
The members of the Dominican Republic Go Team have arrived safely in the DR.  They will return on June 24th. If you use Facebook, you can follow their adventures on Julius Ariail's Facebook page and check out day-by-day photographs in his Facebook album. After they return, a full report and photograph album will be added to the church's website.

To the Home Team -- thank you for supporting the preparations for this trip and for donating funds for scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year at the K-8 Episcopal school in El Pedregal. We will be sending all of the scholarship donations to this school during the first week of July. If you have not yet had an opportunity to donate for this purpose, you can put a check in the collection plate noted for "DR scholarships" or donate securely online by June 30.

For more information on our trip, the names of the missioners, and our projects we hope to accomplish, check out our planning page  here.
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. 
Summer Camp at Honey Creek
Time to make your summer plans....which means it's time to sign up for summer camp at Honey Creek.  Grab a friend and come to Honey Creek this summer.

Camp St. Joseph & Mary (3rd - 5th) - June 23-29
Camp St. Peter (6th - 8th) - July 7-13
Camp St Joseph & Mary (3rd - 5th)- July 14-20
Online Photograph Albums
Photo albums from Stitchers of Love blessing,  Vacation Bible SchoolDR Dinner and AuctionMen in Blue Cooking for Grace Cafe Easter Sunday, Palm Sunday, and Men In Blue Fish Fry, are online, as well as older albums archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
June 22 - June 28
23 Larry Wisenbaker
27 Nicholas Black      
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
June 22 - June 28
22 Sally Nunn
25 Julia Claire Copeland
28 Lee Phillips
Wedding Anniversaries this week
June 22 - June 28
24 Monty & Marilyn Miller
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, Kelly Benhase, Caty Carter, Jan Carter, Betty Chason, Robert Church, Bev Cowart, Frances Crawford, David Crenshaw, Cheryl Critchfield, Janet Dickman, Jane Ferrell, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, Cheryl Hatcher, Tommy Hatcher, Mary Ann Heard, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House, Amy Hudson, Eric Jones, Brooks Lovelace, Terry McDonald, Keri Mock, Brett Nelson, Jim Nelson, Kathleen Parsons, Joe Pitts, Debbie Richardson, Jane Rigby, Andy Shafer, Kathie Stevenson, Trace Thompson, Jude Tillman, Katie Mae Warren, Raines Watkins, 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