September 21, 2017 

"Be a dear and bring your family to church!"
 
This Sunday at Christ Church
Faith & Practice   
We are All Youth Ministers!!
During Faith a nd Practice on September 24, come to the Youth Ministry Fair in the McClain Room!  The Youth Ministry Team will share information about this year's upcoming events and enlist adult and youth volunteers to take the lead. Contribute your gifts of time or talent!  There is something for everyone!
Compline at 5:30PM 
Parish News
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Psalm 151 from Richard & Elizabeth Celebration Service
Sung by the Christ Church Choir & Alums
Rummage Flyover - We Need Your Help
 
ALL HANDS ON DECK!  Bring the entire family to help us "fly" everything over from storage in the West Building to the various departments.
 
Flyover - Saturday, September 23 - 8AM to 2:30PM
 
Come for an hour, or two, OR all day! Pizza lunch provided. Many hands make light work as we clear out the Schroeder Building and get ready for our 93st Annual Rummage Sale. Plenty of jobs for your children too. Age 8 and up. It IS fun. Guaranteed!
 
Flyover: Part Two - Sunday, September 24 - 10:30AM to 4PM
 
For this we need strong bodies of both varieties as we move furniture into the Furniture Tent. Many thanks.
Calling All Artists
Calling all painters, sculptors, quilters, jewelry makers, or other artisans. We invite you to share your work with members of the Christ Church community and other friends in a Christ Church Art Show. Please contact Heather Campbell 847-877-9649; heather3520@gmail.com
93rd Annual Rummage Sale - Oct. 5, 7AM - 3PM
We always need many volunteers to help fill slots on sale day, Oct.5. We need help with security, selling, and clean up. Please call Charlotte McGee at 847-446-2850 or contact at rummage@christchurchwinnetka.org to sign up.
 
SAVE the DATE  
Christ Church Fall Harvest Dinner 
Please mark your calendars for the annual Christ Church Fall Harvest Dinner on Tuesday, October 17.
Details to Come!
Opportunities to Serve
A Just Harvest
Saturday, September 23


We need 7 servers!
Please Sign-Up
 
We can always use your help! Please look at the dates and sign up to help here . If you have any questions please contact   Suzie Peregrine or Jenny Smith.
Christ Church Hosts Families from Family Promise October 22-29   
Christ Church is preparing to host a new group of transitionally homeless families here in Church House for the week of October 22-29.
 
This has become one of our most important parish outreach ministries -- and it's a unique opportunity for families to join with other parishioners right here at Christ Church to make a tangible difference in the lives of families in crisis.
 
While they are with us, we provide these families safe shelter, healthy meals, compassion and fellowship. And we will need lots of help!
Volunteering to help with Family Promise is a unique opportunity to put our faith into action. We need volunteers of all ages to help with:
  • Setup and Cleanup
  • Evening Meals
  • Evening Activities
  • Overnight Hosting
  • Fellowship and Hospitality
Watch for More Information to Come
In the coming weeks we will provide more details about the volunteer opportunities and post a Sign-up Genius.   But mark October 22-29 on your calendar now!

Youth & Children's News  
Acolyte Altar Party
September 24  - This Sunday
Save the Date
Sep. 29, Fri. - Ann L. Brundage, Memorial - 11AM 
Oct. 7, Sat.   - Flyback- 9-11AM
Oct 8, Sun.   - Blessing of the Animals - 9:30AM
Oct 8, Sun.   - Taiz√© - 5:30PM
Oct 17, Tues. - Annual Campaign Dinner - 6:00PM
Oct 22, Sun. - Oct 29, Sun. - Family Promise

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:
Lay Chaplains: Bringing the Warmth of 
Christ Church to You
Trained parishioners visit those who are homebound, ill, or facing a time of grief or crisis. Lay Chaplains provide companionship and support, and may pray with you, or share communion (from the reserved sacrament) if desired. The chaplains serve under the training and leadership of our clergy. To request a visit, just call the office or contact Nadia 773-387-9128 or nadia@christchurchwinnetka.org.


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.

Christ Church Website
Our website is constantly evolving. Please share your ideas. Send changes or updates to rena@christchurchwinnetka.org.
  
 

Christ Church Episcopal
Worship: Church on the Hill
784 Sheridan Road, Winnetka, IL

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Winnetka, IL 60093

Tel:  (847) 446-2850
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