February 21, 2019   
This Sunday at Christ Church
Our Primary Choir will b e singing at the beginning of the
9:30 service this Sunday. 
You do not want to miss this!
Join us for Coffee & Conversation in the
Prevost Cloister following the 9:30am service.
Parish News
Our Next Collection for NT Food Pantry 
Sunday, March 3
On Sunday, March 3 we will be collecting items most needed by the New Trier Township Food Pantry in Prevost Cloister following both services. This month we will be collecting: shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, mouthwash, toothbrushes & granola bars. If you forget to add to your shopping cart, we always welcome cash donations. Thank you for your ongoing support of our 100+ neighbors who benefit from the Food Pantry each month!
Pancake Supper 
Tuesday, March 5, 5:30-7:00PM  in the Great Hall at 470 Maple Street, Winnetka, IL, 60093
You may call it Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras or Shrove Tuesday; but any way you name  IT 
IT adds up to lots of Family FUN!

Join us for pancakes (including gluten and dairy free options) with tasty toppings, sausage, and bacon. Games, crafts, and children activities, too.  Suggested donation is $5 per person, $20 max. per family.
If you are willing to loan us your electric griddle for the event, please email megan@christchurchwinnetka.org.

March 6 - All Holy Eucharist Services 
7:00AM, 5:30PM (30 minute, child-friendly service), 7:30PM (full choir) 
Mark Your Calendar Now! 
Christ Church Will Host Families
from Family Promise March 10-17
This has become one of our most important parish outreach ministries. It's a special opportunity for everyone in our parish to work together to make a meaningful difference in the lives of transitionally homeless families in crisis. 
While they are with us, we provide these families safe shelter, healthy meals, hospitality and fellowship. And we will need lots of help!
Families, individuals and youth of all ages can sign up individually or in teams to help with:
  • Setup and Cleanup
  • Evening Meals
  • Evening Activities
  • Overnight Hosting
  • Fellowship and Hospitality
 Please contact Elizabeth Parkinson at  e3parkinson@gmail.com or Julie Flood at  jwflood@att.net
Lenten Suppers & Program - Thurs. 3/14-4/10 
For five Thursday evenings in Lent (6-7:45pm) we will gather for Compline, supper and a program. This year we will explore "The Way of Love: practices for a Je sus-centered life." Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is inviting churches around the world to prepare for Easter by reflecting on seven practices that guide a life of discipleship in today's world. See Bishop Curry's introduction to the practices here.   
Please join us for an evening of  guaranteed fun and scrumptious food as 
we gather in fellowship to meet new friends and catch up with old ones. 

Youth & Children's News 
Confirmation Bowling Night - Saturday, February 23, 7:00-8:30PM
All 7th and 8th graders, their families and Confirmation Mentors are invited to an evening of fun at Wilmette Bowl! This is an opportunity for the Confirmation youth and their families to get to know each other. We will bowl, eat pizza, see friends, and make new friends. Please RSVP to megan@christchurchwinnetka.org. All youth and friends are welcome!
Youth Art Workshop Series: Feb. 24 PUPPET-MAKING!
On February 24, we will use a variety of materials to create PUPPETS, inspired by PATIENCE.  Our puppet-making workshop is part of a series in which we are exploring a variety of materials to make art inspired by Galatians 5:22-23. The workshop will culminate in an art gallery display on Sunday, May 12. Please let Megan know if you or your child would like to participate and/or be a curator.
All middle and high school youth are invited to participate. Friends and parents are always welcome! We meet the following Sunday mornings from 10:45-11:30AM in the Youth Room:
  • February 24: Puppet-making inspired by Patience
  • March 3 & 10: Construction, Paper Mache, and Painting our Sculptures; inspired by Kindness, Generosity, and Faithfulness
  • April 28: Painting & Peace
  • May 5: Print-making, inspired by Gentleness & Self-Control
There are a few household items we could use YOUR help collecting! Please bring the following to the Youth Room (empty) by March 3:
  • SMALL- and medium-sized cardboard BOXES (i.e., from toothpaste, make-up, cereal - and especially, SHOE boxes)
  • Paper towel and toilet paper rolls
  • Newspapers
Pancake Supper: Sign-up to Help Host
Youth, parents, and adults who love youth or pancakes: we need your help! Please sign-up to help decorate, host the event, or donate an ingredient. We will start decorating on Sunday, March 3 at 5pm; pizza will be provided! We will need people to help cook, serve, manage activities, "sell" tickets, and clean-up from 4:00 to 7:30pm on Tuesday, March 5. 
Youth at Family Promise: Join us for Dinner & Lead an Activity
Each night of Family Promise, a couple of youth will have dinner with our guests and  lead the evening activity. We need middle and high school youth for the following six days from 6-8PM:  Monday, March 11; Tuesday, March 12; Wednesday, March 13; Thursday, March 14; Friday, March 15; and Saturday, March 16. 
Please use the Family Promise Sign Up Genius or email  megan@christchurchwinnetka.org the night you can be there and any activity ideas. Friends are welcome!
Grow in Faith & Friendship: Register for this  
summer's Youth Mission Trip!
This summer the youth are going on the road to be of service in the city of Detroit! If you will be starting 7th- 12th grade in the fall of 2019, we need YOU! Please register using the form on our website. 
When : Saturday, June 15 - Saturday, June 22, 2019
Where : Detroit, MI
What : Direct Service through Children's Camps and/or Food Kitchens & Greening and Light Construction to Clean Up the Streets of Detroit
Who : Anyone starting 7th grade in the fall or older. 
Reduced Registration Fee: $795
If you have financial need, scholarship money is available. Inquire with Megan Miller.
Opportunities to Serve
We Need Volunteers
February 23, 2019 
(Sat. 4:30PM - 6:30PM)
We need cooks (done in your home), servers (age 12+), and people to provide milk, fruit, and salad.
If you have any questions please contact Suzie Peregrine or Jenny Smith . 
Join Our Hospitality Team
The Hospitality Committee organizes social events such as receptions, brunches, suppers, dinners and parties. Working in teams of 2 to 4 people we arrange the set up, shopping, cooking or purchasing food, serving and clean up. New members are paired with experienced workers. Meet new people and enjoy the company of those you know in a fulfilling and fun manner. We are seeking new members so be a part of the social scene at Christ Church and please, join us. No time to spare? Add your name to our "Refreshments Registry" e-mail list and donate foods when needed for an event. Contact Darlene McKinney, darlene0611@gmail.com  or 847-922-8053.
This Week at Christ Church
Join Us and Bring a Friend!
Thursday, February 21 Start Time End Time Location
Rummage Sorting 9:15 AM 11:30 AM Schroeder Building
Women's Bible Study 9:30 AM 11:00 AM Parish House Library
Adult Choir rehearsal 8:00 PM 9:30 PM Choir Room
Sunday, February 24
Holy Eucharist - 784 Sheridan Rd 8:00 AM
Youth Choir: 4th-8th grade trebles 8:30 AM 9:20 AM Choir Room
Full Choir rehearsal 9:00 AM 9:20 AM Choir Room
Holy Eucharist with Full Choir  9:30 AM 10:35 AM Church on the Hill
Faith & Practice/Sunday School/Youth Group 10:45 AM 11:30 AM
Monday, February 25
Friends in Faith 10:30 AM 11:30 AM Lea Room, Church House
Rummage Sorting 11:45 AM 2:30 PM Schroeder Building
Youth Choir: 4th-6th grade 4:30 PM 5:30 PM Choir Room
Creative Dance 4:45 PM 5:45 PM Parish House Guild Room
Tuesday, February 26
Book Group  1:00 PM 2:00 PM McClain Room
Centering Prayer 2:00 PM 3:00 PM Church House - Lea Room
Youth Choir: 3rd grade 5:00 PM 5:40 PM Choir Room
Benevolence Co. Meeting 6:30 PM 8:00 PM Parish House Library
Wednesday, February 27
Wednesday Playgroup  9:30 AM 11:00 AM McClain Room 
Primary Choir: 1st-2nd grade 3:45 PM 4:30 PM Parish House
Youth Choir: 4th-6th grade  7:00 PM 8:00 PM Choir Room
Wednesday Evening AA Group 7:30 PM 8:30 PM Parish House Guild Room

Youth Choir: 7th-12th grade trebles 7:30 PM 8:45 PM Choir Room
Youth Choir: 7th-12th grade low voice boys 8:00 PM 9:15 PM Choir Room
Thursday, February 28
Rummage Sorting 9:15 AM 11:30 AM Schroeder Building
Women's Bible Study 9:30 AM 11:00 AM Parish House Library
Adult Choir rehearsal 8:00 PM 9:30 PM Choir Room
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.

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