Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
March 1, 2019
In This Issue:

Worship Services
March 3: 
      Last Sunday after Epiphany

Vestry Member of Day:
   David Blevins

Coffee Host:
   Sherri Gravett, Jane Kinney

Altar Guild:
   Team 1

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  - Nancy Lutsko, Joel
   Williams, Walton Carter
Acolytes - Nancy Lutsko, Stella Blevins,
   Cassidy Honeycutt
Ushers - Eric Nielsen, Len Carter, Alex

6:00 p.m., Vespers 
First Lesson - Exodus 34:29-35
Psalm 99
Second Lesson - 
             2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
Gospel - Luke 9:28-43a

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.
Men's Lunch
Friday, March 1st beginning at 12:15 p.m.
All Men of the Church are invited to Grace Cafe for a Men's Lunch on March 1st beginning at 12:15 p.m.  Pizza, salad and drinks will be provided. Donations will be accepted.
Ministries Fair
Sunday, March 3, 2019 during Coffee Hour
Ministries Fair will be held in the Parish Hall on Sunday, March 3rd immediately following the 10:00 worship service.  This is an opportunity for church members to see what is happening at Christ Church.  To find a ministry among us, in the community and in the world!  Please join us in the Parish Hall on the 3rd. 
High School EYC
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
IT'S BACK! - SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER - Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 - 7:30 PM in the parish hall. All proceeds will benefit the High School Mission Trip scheduled for this summer. Menu includes pancakes, syrup, bacon, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. Donations accepted. (If you have an electric griddle we could borrow, please contact Molly Stevenson - 292-8215) Come out and support the high school mission trip. 
Ash Wednesday Services
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 12:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Ash Wednesday Services will be held on March 6, 2019 at 12:00 (spoken) and 6:00 p.m. (with music). Please mark you calendar and plan to join us.
Adult Sunday School Series
Beginning - Sunday, March 10th
Father Dave will begin a six-week Adult Sunday School series on the "The First Prayer Book: The book of Psalms", on Sunday March 10, 2019.  Each week we'll discuss a different kind of psalm. Classes will be in the front of the Parish Hall beginning at 11:15 a.m.  

March 10 (Psalms of Penitence)
March 17 (Psalms of Praise)
March 24 (Psalms of Lament)
March 31 ( Psalm of Trust)
April 7 (Messianic Psalms)
April 14 (Psalms for the Journey)
Lenten Dinner and Teaching Series
On Wednesdays March 13th - April 10th
Wednesday Evening Lenten Dinner Series "Stories of Grace" from a variety of sources, (books, movies, music and culture) will be held March 13th and run through April 10th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Childcare will be available in the Gabard Building. 
Ladies Night Out
Friday, March 15, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Ladies Night Out will be held on March 15, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the rectory (the home of Steph Johnson - 1501 N. Patterson St.) All ladies are welcome to attend. There will be free childcare held in the Gabard Building. Beverages provided, bring a snack to share. 
Noon Sunday Service
Sundays when VSU is in session
Noon Sunday Service - geared toward college 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 Winter: March 3, 10, 31; April 7, 14.  Even if you are not a college 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 college students.
Friday Morning Bible Study
Friday, March 8 , 2019
Friday Morning Bible Study will meet again on March 8  from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Office Chapel. We are studying the Book of Revelation. All are welcome to attend.
Tuesday Evening Bible Study
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday Evening Bible Study led by Willa Valencia will meet on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the home of Ron and Tammy Borders.  All are welcome.  Study begins at 7:30 p.m.
DR Mission -- Helping 80 Dogs
And Dinner & Auction on May 3, 2019 
One of our Dominican Republic mission team's projects will be to conduct a veterinary clinic for 80+ dogs who live in a rescue facility in the village where we have worked for many years. Julius Ariail, one of our team leaders, visited this facility on February 6 and came back with this short video. To see the video, click here

May 3rd is the date of the 2019 Dominican Republic Dinner and Auction. It will be held at the Cotton Corner, 101 N. Ashley Street, Valdosta, at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale in the church office and in the parish hall after the 10 a.m. services. The cost of the tickest covers the costs of the catered meal to be served at this event to raise funds for scholarships at the Episcopal K-8 school in El Pedregal and for some of the team's project costs. For more information, check the DR mission trip information on the planning page here or contact Julia or Julius Ariail. Their contact information is on that trip planning page.
Online Photograph Albums
Photo albums from Dave Zahl Weekend, D.O.K Service of Admission, Men's LunchNew Year's Day tripChristmas Eve Children's Service, and Children's Christmas Program are online, as well as older albums archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
March 2 - March 8
5 Marilyn Kemper, Harrison Tillman, Jr.
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
March 2 - March 8
2 Brantley Prine
3 Linda Riggle
5 Marilyn Kemper
Wedding Anniversaries this week
March 2 - March 8
None this week
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, Frances Crawford, David Crenshaw, Cheryl Critchfield, S.J. Denmark, Janet Dickman, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, Cheryl Hatcher, Tommy Hatcher, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House, Amy Hudson, Eric Jones, Jerriann Levy, Jeff Lind, Brooks Lovelace, John McTier, Keri Mock, Brett Nelson, Jim Nelson, Sarah Parrish, Kathleen Parsons, Joe Pitts, Debbie Richardson, Jane Rigby, Andy Shafer, Kathie Stevenson, Jude Tillman, Katie Mae Warren, Marilyn Willis, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Family of Blake Ellis

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta