July 25, 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 
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.

Best Wishes to our Graduates!
Our recent high school graduates will be heading off soon to college and other destinations! We wish them joy and blessings on the next leg of their life journey. Check out 2019 Graduates Updated.pdf who is moving onto new adventures and wish them well!
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.
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.  
Opportunities to Serve
We Need Volunteers for
 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 25 Start Time End Time Location
Rummage Sorting 9:15 AM 11:30 AM Schroeder Building
Sunday, July 28

Holy Eucharist - 784 Sheridan Rd 8:00 AM

Holy Eucharist - Maple Street Park 9:30 AM 11:00 AM Maple Street Park
Monday, July 29

Rummage Sorting 11:45 AM 2:30 PM Schroeder Building
Evensong Wine & Cheese 7:15 PM 8:00 PM Church House/Patio
Evensong 8:00 PM 8:45 PM Church
Tuesday, July 30

Book Group 1:00 PM 2:00 PM McClain Room
Centering Prayer 2:00 PM 3:00 PM Church House - Lea Room
Evensong 8:00 PM 8:45 PM Church
Wednesday, July 31

Wednesday Playgroup 9:30 AM 11:00 AM McClain Room
Evensong 8:00 PM 8:45 PM Church
Thursday, August 1

Choir departs for England

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.

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