Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
May 19, 2017
In This Issue:

Worship Services
May 21: 
         Easter VI

Vestry Member of Day:
  Dottie Pitts

Coffee Host:
   Helen Tucker, Pat Bezona

Altar Guild:
   Team 3

8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Allan Dear
Usher - Max Bontrager

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Eric Nielsen,
   Stefani Carroll, Molly Stevenson
Lay Readers  - Stefani Car roll, Molly
   Stevenson, Nancy Lutsko
Acolytes - Mike Tanner, Maddie
   Yarbrough, Cassidy Honeycutt
Ushers - John Hiers, Will Hanson, Tom

6:00 p.m. Vespers 

First Lesson - Acts 17:22-31
Psalm - 66:7-18
Second Lesson - 1 Peter 3:13-22
Gospel - John 14:15-21

Wednesday  Holy Eucharist
6:00 PM 
Thursday Holy Eucharist
7:00 AM
Upcoming Events

May 20: Lunch Bunch
     EYC Pool Party - Tanner's
May 21: Last Sunday School till Fall
May 23: Vestry Meeting - 5:30 p.m.
May 29: Church Office Closed
June 2: HEP Party - Yarbrough Barn
Clergy and Staff of 
Christ Episcopal Church
The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
church office (229) 242-5115

Philip Ryan
Assistant to the Rector
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
Sunday, May 21 
Adult Sunday School will meet on May 21st beginning at 11:15 a.m.  The topic of discussion will be "Chariots of Fire".  
Please join us in the front of the Parish Hall each Sunday at 11:15 a.m.
Choir Dinner at Rectory
Thursday, June 1st beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Father Dave and Steph Johnson would like to invite all choir members and their spouse/significant other to join them at the rectory on Thursday, June 1st beginning at 6:30 p.m. for a choir appreciation dinner.  Please let Father Dave know if you plan to attend.
Stitchers of Love
Sunday, May 21, 2017 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Stitchers of Love will meet on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the Parish Hall from 4-6 p.m.  Bring your projects and a friend.  You do not need to know how to knit or crochet, we have plenty of teachers.
HEP Party
Friday, June 2, 2017 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
HEP Party (Happy Episcopalian People Party) - will begin at 6PM on Friday June 2 at the Yarbrough's barn (4700 Skipper Bridge Rd., Hahira) - drinks will be provided, please bring an hors d'oeuvre to share.

Remember this is an adult only gathering. 
Vacation Bible School
June 5 - June 8th from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Vacation Bible School - Has been scheduled for June 5 - 8th from 9:00 a.m. till noon.  Those who are interested in participating or helping with VBS, please register online here or contact Millie Johnson
Summer Camp - Preschool
Weeks of June 12, June 19 and June 26
Christ Episcopal Preschool will be having a summer camp June 12-16, June 19-23 and June 26-30 for ages 1-5. Please see Millie for more information. 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 4-7 p.m.
We will have an end of the year pool party at Mike and Amber Tanner's from 4-7 pm on Saturday, May 20th. This is for all of our students, graduates, and those students who will be in EYC next year (those about to start 6th grade). Thank you Tanner's for opening your home! Also, EYC is on summer break and will not meet regularly on Wednesday nights. We will still have activities throughout the summer. If you would like to learn more about those, please contact Philip Ryan. 
Lunch Bunch Needs
First and third Saturdays each month
We need fruit cups for Lunch Bunch.  Please consider picking up a six pack of fruit cups when you do your family grocery shopping.  The children love the fruit and the Lunch Bunch volunteers appreciate it. 
Toothbrushes and Floss
Toothbrushes and Floss: The Dominican Republic Mission Team is collecting toothbrushes and dental floss to take with them to the DR in June.   If you have toothbrushes and dental floss, or sample packets that you receive from your dentist; that you would like to donate to the DR team, please drop them off at the church office before June 5 th .   Thank you for your continued support of our DR Mission Team.
DR Team Meeting June 4, 4-7 pm
Trip is June 12-19, 2017
The Dominican Republic missioners who live in the greater Valdosta-Thomasville-Tifton area will have a team meeting from 4-7 p.m.  on Sunday, June 4. The location will be Julia and Julius Ariail's house at 5802 Long Pond Road, Lake Park, GA (link to directions below). Pertinent information discussed at the meeting will be sent to all team members in the regular Tuesday update message on June 6.
Two new photographs from May 17 of the house we are constructing in the Dominican Republic are in this album:

New Online Photograph Albums
New photo albums for the Youth Sunday and Mother's Day, Preschool Graduation and the construction progress of the DR house along with many older ones, are archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
May 20 - May 26
21 Amy Claire Drazdowski
22 Alan Johnson          
24 Frances Crawford, Norma Tomberlin
26 Beth Baker
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
May 20 - May 26
20 Owen Coggins
21 Patricia Gatchell
23 Corey Goulet, Bill Roberts
24 Norma Tomberlin    
26 Malcolm Weston
Wedding Anniversaries this week
May 20 - May 26
25 Jim & Susan Elliott

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, Tom Call, Caty Carter, Robert Church, Danny Clark, Bev Cowart, Jerry DeMott, Janet Dickman, Blake Ellis, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, George Halls, Cheryl Hatcher, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House,  Emily Joiner, Jerriann Levy, Bobbie Ann Mitchell, Pepi Nelson, Brandi Porter, Scott Retterbush, Debbie Richardson, Reva Rollins, Henry and Sarah Parrish, Alice Pendleton, Buddy Pitts, David Sandbach, Sr., Jack Spencer, Jack Stann, Kathie Stevenson, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Family of Mike Hill

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta