August 23, 2018
This Sunday at Christ Church
8:00AM Holy Eucharist at
Church On the Hill   
9:30AM Summer Worship at
Maple Street Park
If the weather turns bad, the 9:30AM service will occur at the Church on the Hill 784 Sheridan Rd.  Just look for our signs  
in front of the church and at the entrance to the park.    
Parish News
Rummage Donations
We are still accepting donations for all Departments EXCEPT FURNITURE.
Complimentary pickups are on hold until November 20.  To reserve a spot, please email a photo  of your items to .
General Donation Doors are open through September 9 ... As KC & The Sunshine Band says, "Keep It Coming Love!"

We cannot accept donations between September 10 through October 28!  
Doors reopen on October 29 
We invite you to Shop With Purpose on October 4 between 7:00AM and 3:00PM.  
Christ Church Annual Tent Party
Please mark your calendars for the annual  
Friday, September 21,6:30PM
Buffet Dinner (with whole hog roast), Raffle, Auction
Official invite coming soon!
Opportunities to Help   
Youth & Children's News 
Dive into Youth Ministry Pool Party!  
This Sunday, August 26  
730 Walden Rd. Winnetka  
Join the youth ministry team this Sunday afternoon at the Zung-Roberts' home for fun, sun, snacks, and an opportunity to regroup before school gets in full swing. Learn about what's coming up this year for youth ministry. We will be handing out the Children, Youth & Family calendar!
Please RSVP to Megan Miller, Director of Youth Ministries. If you need to reach Megan Miller, you may call or text 917-930-7620 or email
Bring a friend and your favorite snack to share! 
CCD: Coffee, Christ, and Donuts   
Calling all high schoolers! First Wednesday of every month, starting September 5, 7:15AM at the DeBlasio home at   480 Elder Lane,Winnetka. New Trier is just a short walk away!
Playgroup on the Patio - Wednesday  
Parents and caregivers, you and your little ones are invited to a weekly Christ Church play date! Every Wednesday morning this summer, we will be meeting in the McClain Room and the adjoining patio from 9:30-11:00 for some fun playtime. We will have lots of toys, a simple snack, and coffee for the grown-ups!  Friends are welcome. Questions? Contact Melissa Durbin, or   Patty Lea.
No need to R SVP, just stop in if you can! 
Confirmation Kick-off  
7th & 8th Graders
Attention all 7th and 8th graders and their parents and mentors! We will be having a large group gathering to start this year's Confirmation program on 
Sunday, September 9 from 4:15-5:15PM. We are excited to see you there. Food will be provided! the whole group is encouraged to join us for Taize following the meeting at 5:30PM. 
The confirmation program more 
For more information, contact Megan Miller at or
Acolyte: Sign-up & Party!
The Sign-Up Genius for Acolyting September 9 through November 11 is available! Please sign-up using the link at
Experienced, new, and returning acolytes:  
Please come to our Acolyte Kick-off Party on Sunday, September 23 at 4PM at the Church on the Hill! We will:
  • recognize the "levels" of and award ribbons to current acolytes.
  • train or provide a refresher to new and returning acolytes.
  • eat pizza and have fun!
If you are interested or plan to attend the party on September 23, please contact Megan Miller at or 917-930-7620. 
Attention Church School Parents
We would love to have you register your children now for Church School and family events this coming fall. Here are 3 reasons why:
1. To update our information on allergies and special needs/requests.
2. To get accurate classroom numbers so we can plan accordingly.
3. Because we are super excited to have your children at Christ Church and we can't wait to see who's coming!
This is for all children and youth from the Nursery through 12th grade. Any questions, please contact:
  • Melissa Durbin + Director of Children's Ministries + (847) 309-5834
  • Megan Miller + Director of Youth Ministries + (917) 930-7620
Keeping God's People Safe,
Saturday, September 29, 9-11AM
Christ Church will be conducting a training session for Keeping God's People Safe, the Episcopal program to prevent child and youth sexual abuse. This is for anyone holding a leadership position in our children's and youth ministries, as well as Christ Church staff. If you will be in one of these positions in the upcoming year, and you were trained more than five years ago, or are new to this kind of position and have not yet been trained, we will be contacting you to sign you up for the training.
Parishioners from other nearby churches will be attending as well. We will meet in the McClain Room.
Any questions, please contact Melissa Durbin, or Megan Miller, Thank you!
Save the Date
Welcome Back Brunch - Sunday, September 9 following the 9:30 service
Taizé - Sunday, September 9 at 5:30PM
Men's Lunch Group - Wednesday, September 19 - 12:30PM
Stan Grace - Memorial Service is Wednesday, September 26 at 10AM.   
Pastoral Care
If you are facing illness, a life transition or challenging circumstances, please contact one of our clergy. We are available when you  nee d us for a hospital, home, or office visit. Christ Church has many lay volunteers who also provide meals and rides as needed. Please reach out to the clergy through the office at (847) 446-2850, or on their cell phones:
Thursday Weekly News - Deadline is Tuesday at Noon  
Email Rena Kowalski at 

Sunday Bulletin Announcements - Deadline is Tuesday at Noon
To have information listed in Sunday's Bulletin, send to Charlotte McGee

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Christ Church Episcopal
Worship: Church on the Hill
784 Sheridan Road, Winnetka, IL

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Winnetka, IL 60093

Tel:  (847) 446-2850
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