January 5, 2017 
Compline Returns this
Sunday, January 8 at 6:00PM
This Sunday at Christ Church
Epiphany Sunday
The Feast of Epiphany is one of our most cherished Christ Church traditions, with the Three Kings processing down the center aisle singing solos to "We Three Kings of Orient Are." We invite all children to don costumes and process down the aisle behind the Three Kings as their entourage, following the Star, and bringing gifts for the Christ Child. Gifts will be items for the Food Pantry. Will your child be joining us? We hope so! Please let Melissa Durbin know. Any teens wishing to help with costuming and wrapping gifts please contact Melissa too. 
Parish News
Sunday We Welcome
Jack Henry Hintermeister, son of Christopher and Kristin Hintermeister, 
and David Fox Roberts, son of David and Nicole Roberts
into the Body of Christ.
Food Pantry Sunday  
We will collect boxes of cereal this Sunday, January 8. Thank you to everyone who contributed last month. 
Taiz√© Service-Sunday, January 15  
If you are in need of an hour of quiet prayer and meditation, please join us for a time of grace and peace. This candlelit, contemplative service will include readings, prayers, and silence interspersed with tuneful chants accompanied by oboe and keyboard. 
In Memoriam
We ask your prayers for the family of Joan Morrow McClure, who passed away December 23.   The memorial service is Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 2:00PM. Reception follows in The McClain Room.
Our Women's Retreat will be held February 10-11 at Techny Towers. Our theme will be discernment, how best to navigate our lives in changing times, using the film, "Brooklyn", as a springboard for our time together. In "Brooklyn" a young Irish immigrant (brilliantly played by Saoirse Ronan) navigates her life in 1950's Brooklyn. We will gather at 5PM on Friday, with our closing liturgy ending by 3PM Saturday. All private rooms and baths, $125 includes room and all meals, and scholarships are available. Our Retreat Leader is Deacon Heath Missner. 15 spaces are available, so register soon!      RSVP 
Weekly Groups
Youth & Children's News
Sunday morning faith formation for grades seven-twelve
Returns on Sunday, January 15

Car Question: The three kings traditionally bring gold, frankincense, and myrrh to Jesus. What would you bring if you went with them? What does it look like to give a gift to Jesus today, when we can't literally meet him?
Opportunities to Serve 
A Just Harvest
Tuesday, January 10: We need 2 Servers, 1 Pan of Chili and Rice and a Shopper. Great family opportunity to "reach out".  Appropriate for children 12 and older. Questions? Contact Suzie Peregrine or Jenny Smith.   
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Pastoral Care
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 are readily available to provide meals and rides as needed. Please reach out to the clergy through the office at (847) 446-2850, or on their cell phones:
Thank You
If you have items to include in our Weekly News or on the website, please submit them to Rena Kowalski by  Tuesday at noon. Thank you!
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Christ Church Episcopal
Worship: Church on the Hill
784 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
Service Times:
Sunday Worship
8:00AM Holy Eucharist
9:30AM Choral Holy Eucharist
Church Nursery at Sunday Morning Services

6:00PM Compline

Gluten free communion wafers are always available

Offices & Mailing Address:
470 Maple Street
Winnetka, Illinois 60093

Tel:  (847) 446-2850
Fax: (847) 446-8640

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