May 24, 2018
This Sunday at Christ Church
Our guest preacher this Sunday will be The Rev. Andy Guffey. Andy is chaplain of the Canterbury House, the Episcopal campus ministry at Northwestern University (and a Christ Church benevolence grantee). He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and teaches New Testament at two seminaries in Chicago. Curious what's going on at Canterbury Northwestern? Come find out! After spending the morning at Christ Church, Andy and the Canterbury team are hosting an Open House: this Sunday, May 27, 3:30-5PM at 2010 Orrington Ave, Evanston. Come hear more about new ministry initiatives they're launching, and meet some of the students involved. 
 
Our 9:30AM service this Sunday, May 27 will include a lovely anthem from the recent Royal Wedding:  
"If Ye Love Me" by Thomas Tallis.
 
There is no formal program today.  
Please join us in the Prevost Cloister for coffee.
 
 
 
OFFICES CLOSED
In observance of Memorial Day,
the office will be closed May 28.
 
Parish News
June 3rd, Faith & Practice - Our Faith Legacy in Practice
Please join the 2040 Committee at a unique Faith & Practice on Sunday, June 3rd, for a presentation from Parishioner, Tom Kuhns reviewing the history of Christ Church. 

While many of us are aware of the early beginnings of Christ Church, Tom will connect the milestones that have shaped our parish, and share the stories of parishioners taking extraordinary efforts to lead the broader parish to new forms of faith through service. The discussion will include the original founding principles from 1876 and their evolution today. 
Book Room Pre-Sale - Thurs. May 31 - 7-9PM

End of school teacher gifts, summer beach reads, book club picks....we've got you covered and, we're giving you first dibs!  Please join us for a Pre-Sale in the Rummage Book Department on Thursday, May 31 from 7 - 9:00PM. There's a 50% markup; cash only, please.
North Side Concert to Feature Composition
by Richard Clemmitt - Friday, May 25
Richard Clemmitt's recent composition for Rod and Nanci Quainton, Meditation on an Irish Melody, will be performed later this month by the principal tubist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Gene Pokorny. The piece, originally composed for string bass and piano, was premiered at Christ Church last January. Gene Pokorny's recital, featuring lots of beautiful music for tuba and piano, will be held Friday, May 25 at 7:30PM at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 5545 N. Paulina Street in Chicago. The suggested donation per person at the door will be $20.
 
 Rummage Lot Closed Starting On Thursday, May 31 
Summer Rummage Sale - June 2
Please Volunteer
Help Wanted!  Eager, enthusiastic individuals are needed to round out our volunteer base for the Summer Rummage Sale, which takes place on Saturday, June 2 from 8 am - noon.  Opportunities abound for men, women and children with one, two, three or more hours to spare.  
 
Would love your help at the sale! Contact Rummage Director Annie Adams at rummage@christchurchwinnetka.org.

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2040 VISION QUESTION:   
HOW DO YOU SHARE CHRIST CHURCH WITH YOUR NEIGHBOR?
The latest "2040 Question" builds on Rev. Rod Quainton's sermon on Sunday, May 6 and available here. Later, Faith & Practice featured a conversation on the subject of Evangelism and how is God active in your life? How do you tell others this good news? With that conversation as inspiration, the latest 2040 question is...When you meet a neighbor, how do you share your experience of Christ Church? 
 
Tell us your thoughts via this link or via the Prevost Cloister box. 
 
Direct your questions or interest in contributing to the 2040 Committee. Peter Macey  petemacey@gmail.com   or Molly Hufton   molly.hufton@gmail.com.   
Opportunities to Help  
Upcoming Date: May 26 (Saturday 4:30PM - 6:30PM)
  
Christ Church serves twice a month at A Just Harvest, a community kitchen, in Rogers Park, serving dinner 365 days a year to anyone in need. This is a great family opportunity to "reach out."  We need cooks (done in your home), servers, and people to provide milk, fruit, and salad each time we are "on deck."   
To learn more go to: 
Youth & Children's News
CCD: Coffee, Christ, and Donuts 
Calling all high schoolers. The next CCD is Wednesday June 6, 7:15AM at the  DeBlasio home at 480 Elder Lane,Winnetka. Your host is Frances DeBlasio and maybe a surprise guest too! New Trier is just a short walk away. 

Save the Date

  • Acolyte Recognition - Sunday, June 3
  • Joe Varley - Memorial Service is Thursday, June 7 at 3PM
  • Choir Recognition &  Annual Parish Picnic Sunday, June 10
Communications
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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Christ Church Episcopal
Worship: Church on the Hill
784 Sheridan Road, Winnetka, IL

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