July 18, 2019   
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 be held at the Church on the Hill, 784 Sheridan Rd.  Just look for our sandwich boards in front of the church and at the entrance to the park.    

Parish News

Three Nights of Evensong - July 29, July 30, July 31 
Where: 784 Sheridan, Winnetka, IL
Time: 8:00PM

Please join us on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings, July 29, July 30, and July 31 as our choir presents music for its upcoming tour to Lincoln Cathedral. Our choristers will sing Evensong on each of these three evenings at 8:00PM in preparation for traveling to England later that week. Music for each service will be lovely, prayerful, and inspiring. Can't be with us in England? Please consider joining us in Winnetka at Church On the Hill for a wonderful British cathedral music experience! We'd love to have you with us!

And One Night of Wine & Cheese
Monday, July 29 before Evensong, please join us on the patio outside the Prevost Cloister for wine & cheese starting at 7:15. Ask your friends and neighbors too! 
The Nursery will be open from 7:00-9:00PM.

Antiracism Workshop: an Opportunity to Grow in Love

What exactly is racism, and how does it operate in our society? Please consider joining Christopher, Nadia, Charlotte McGee and others for an in-depth 2.5 day workshop this fall, offered in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese. The workshop is called "Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism", and it runs Oct. 17-19 (Thurs. evening through Saturday afternoon), down in Hyde Park. If you'd like to be a part of the team going from Christ Church, register HERE Be sure to use the discount/promo code 'EDOC', which will drop your registration cost from $410 down to $105! And let Charlotte or Nadia know that you'll be coming so we can coordinate. If you'd like more info, or need scholarship assistance from the church, contact Nadia. Note that attendance is required at all 3 days of the workshop.  
Listening Sessions in August
Search & Nomination Committee seeks input for diocesan profile.

The   Bishop Search & Nomination Committee is inviting all laypeople and clergy in the diocese to attend a bishop search listening session in August. Input received at the sessions will guide the committee as it writes the diocesan profile, a detailed description of the diocese that helps applicants learn more about the Diocese of Chicago and its people. 

The listening sessions, which will take place across the diocese and will focus on how attendees see God at work in the diocese, what challenges the people of the diocese are facing together, and what the diocese seeks in its next bishop.

Listening sessions will take place:

August 3, 10 to 11:30AM at   St. Gregory's, Deerfield
August 3, 1 to 2:30PM at Emmanuel, Rockford
August 8, 7 to 8:30PM at Ascension, Chicago
August 10, 10 to 11:30AM at St. Edmund's, Chicago
August 10, 1 to 2:30PM at St. Paul's, Peoria
August 18, 3-4:30PM at St. Mark's, Glen Ellyn

Additional listening sessions for clergy only will be announced soon. 
In addition to the listening sessions, the search committee will conduct an online survey later this summer. Watch the newsletter for details, and find more information on the bishop search website. Q uestions can be directed to the Search & Nomination Committee via email.
Youth & Children's News 
Summertime Play!

Every Wednesday morning this summer, parents, caregivers and little ones are invited to the McClain Room and the adjoining patio from 9:30-11:00AM 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 RSVP, just stop in if you can!

Opportunities to Serve
Summer Volunteers Needed  for
A Just Harvest on Saturday, July 27, 4:30PM - 6:30PM
DID YOU KNOW that our Parish serves approximately 220-300 hungry patrons each month at  A Just Harvest Community Kitchen  in Rogers Park.  We'd love to have you join this ongoing ministry.
Please consider helping with this worthy cause! Contact Phil Adams if you have any questions. We are seeking cooks, food purchasers, and servers. 
This Week at Christ Church
Thursday, July 18 Start Time End Time Location
Rummage Sorting 9:15 AM 11:30 AM Schroeder Building
Sunday, July 21
Holy Eucharist - 784 Sheridan Rd 8:00 AM
Holy Eucharist & Baptism - Maple Street Park 9:30 AM 11:00 AM Maple Street Park
Monday, July 22
Rummage Sorting 11:45 AM 2:30 PM Schroeder Building
Tuesday, July 23
Centering Prayer 2:00 PM 3:00 PM Church House - Lea Room
Wednesday, July 24
Wednesday Playgroup  9:30 AM 11:00 AM McClain Room 
Thursday, July 25
Rummage Sorting 9:15 AM 11:30 AM Schroeder Building
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 rena@christchurchwinnetka.org 

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

Christ Church Website
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