This Week at Christ Church
Calling Cooks: Can you provide a crock pot of soup or a salad for Maundy Thursday? We also need bread, butter and seltzer. To volunteer, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Food Baskets: Thanks to your generosity, all of the baskets are "spoken for." Please bring tyour bags of food to the parish hall by Palm Sunday, April 14 (marked with the number of your DCF family). We need some volunteers who can help pack boxes into cars and an additional driver who can help with delivery to the DCF office during the week. If you are able to help, please contact Susan Watson at email@example.com
Men's Group: Meets monthly for support and to explore issues, be better fathers, husbands, men and to examine the future direction of the church, how it affects us and the part we play in its development. The next meeting is Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 pm. All men are welcome to join us. For more information, contact Terry Sinclair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid-week Worship Services: Join us for Holy Eucharist with Healing on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm.
Soup and Salad Supper: Join us on Maundy Thursday, April 18, at 6 pm for supper followed by our worship service at 7:30 pm. We need volunteers to provide soup, salad, bread, butter and seltzer. To volunteer, please contact: email@example.com
Maundy Thursday Vigil: Sign up to keep watch for an hour (or more) on Maundy Thursday, April 18, following our worship service. The labyrinth will be available in the parish hall until Saturday morning.
Wednesday in Holy Week
5:30 pm Holy Eucharist with Anointing for Healing
6 pm Soup and Salad Supper
7:30 pm Maundy Thursday Liturgy with Stripping of the Altar
All Night Vigil & Labyrinth
7:30 pm Good Friday Liturgy
9 am Festive Holy Eucharist with Organ and Choir
10 am Brunch and Easter Egg Hunt
11 am Festive Holy Eucharist with Organ and Choir
April 22 Monday in Easter week
Ladies' Night Out: We'll meet on Tuesday, April 30, at 6 pm at the Spinning Wheel on Black Rock Turnpike. For reservations, contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
5 Days with Mom: Support this week long program for children with mothers in Bedford Hills Facility. We need a minimum number of four families who are able to provide hospitality (and rides) for the same week this summer. Background checks required. If you are interested in being a host family, please contact: email@example.com .
A prayer from our Discernment Committee: Almighty God, you know the needs of your Church in every place: look graciously upon us, the people of Christ Church Redding, and grant us the guidance of your Holy Spirit as we seek a new rector for this parish.
Give us discernment, wisdom, and confidence in your timing.
Guide the members of our committee, as they labor to be faithful in seeking your will.
We pray for the life of our parish, that we may continue to be strengthened in our mission to be Jesus Christ’s heart, hands and feet to our neighbors no matter where they are on their journey of faith.
Bless us with mutual trust and respect, courage, and foresight as you shepherd our community through its journey.
Grace us with continuous direction and inspire us toward genuine self-reflection.
All this we ask as we walk in your ways to the glory of your name. Amen.
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