Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
April 14, 2017
In This Issue:

Worship Services
April 16: 
         Easter Sunday

Vestry Member of Day:
  Nikki Yarbrough

Coffee Host:
   Hospitality Committee

Altar Guild: 
   Team 3

8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Rita Hightower
Usher - Max Bontrager

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Phyllis
   Holland, Mike Tanner, Stefani Carroll
Lay Readers  - Merrill Guice, Phyllis
   Holland, Marcie Dennard
Acolytes - John David Greneker, Molly
   Stevenson, Paul Stevenson
Ushers - John Hiers, Will Hanson, Tom

6:00 p.m. Paschal Vespers 

First Lesson - Acts 10:34-43
Psalm - 118:1-2, 14-24
Second Lesson - Colossians 3:1-4
Gospel - Matthew 28:1-10

Wednesday  Holy Eucharist
6:00 PM 
Thursday Holy Eucharist
7:00 AM
Upcoming Events

April 14: Good Friday - 12:00 & 6:00 p.m.
April 16: Easter Services 8:00 & 10:00 
              Easter Egg Hunt
April 17: Church Office Closed
April 20: Ladies Night Out
April 26: Vestry Meeting
May 5: 20's & 30's Gathering at Rectory
Clergy and Staff of 
Christ Episcopal Church
The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
church office (229) 242-5115

Philip Ryan
Assistant to the Rector
church office (229) 242-5115
Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator
church office (229) 242-5115

Amy Creasy, Bookkeeper  
bookkeeper's office (229) 242-0616 

Millie Johnson
Director of Children's Ministry
church office (229) 242-5115

Angela Duncan, Music Director
church office (229) 242-5115

Kathy Armstrong, Choirmaster
church office (229) 242-5115

Office hours: Monday - Thursday
   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Holy Week Schedule
April 14th - Good Friday Services at noon (Lectionary service) and 6:00 pm (Lenten Cantata by Choir)

April 16th  - Easter Services at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. followed by an Easter Egg Hunt

Friday Morning Bible Study
Friday, April 28, 2017 beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Friday Morning Bible Study will take a brief break.  The Friday Morning Bible Study will meet again on April 28th  at 10:30 a.m. in the Office Chapel  for the last meeting of the school year.  We are going to lunch afterwards. All are welcome to attend.
Children's Choir
Sunday April 16th at 10:00 a.m.
The Children's Choir (PreK 3s - 5th Grade) will be performing during the 10:00 service on Easter Sunday, April 16th.  
Ladies Night Out
April 20, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. 
Ladies Night Out will be held on April 20, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Krystle Black.   Krystle's address is: 4585 Amelia Circle, Hahira .
All ladies are invited to attend.  Beverages will be provided. Bring a snack to share.
20's and 30's Gathering
Friday, May 5, 2017 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
20's and 30's Gathering for a Cinco de Mayo celebration will be held at the Rectory on Friday, May 5th beginning at 6:00 p.m. Childcare will be provide free of charge in the Gabard Building. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us. 
ECF - Episcopal College Fellowship
ECF (Episcopal College Fellowship) - We have small groups on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM and Fridays at 9:30 AM both groups meet in the Student Union. Thursday evenings we have family dinner at 7:30 PM. On April 8th, we will have a retreat away at the Yarbourgh's barn. 
Lunch Bunch Needs
First and third Saturdays each month
We need fruit cups for Lunch Bunch.  Please consider picking up a six pack of fruit cups when you do your family grocery shopping.  The children love the fruit and the Lunch Bunch volunteers appreciate it. 
Toothbrushes and Floss
Toothbrushes and Floss: The Dominican Republic Mission Team is collecting toothbrushes and dental floss to take with them to the DR in June.   If you have toothbrushes and dental floss, or sample packets that you receive from your dentist; that you would like to donate to the DR team, please drop them off at the church office before June 5 th .   Thank you for your continued support of our DR Mission Team.
Down to the River to Pray
April 22, 2017 at Reed Bingham State Park
Please join Bill Querin and the diocesan Creation Care Commission in the April 22 Little River paddle trip to celebrate Earth Day. 

If you are interested in participating in this 3 hour beginner friendly river trip to be held at Reed Bingham State Park - here's the link... But hurry deadline to register is Monday, April 17th at 5:00 p.m. 

You may contact Bill Querin if you need further information.
New Online Photograph Albums
New photo albums for Palm Sunday and the construction progress of the DR house along with many older ones, are archived on the church website here
Birthdays this week
April 15 - April 21
15 Bobbie Ann Mitchell
16 Mary Seaton Kirkland, Joel Williams
17 Abi Johnson, Lucy Tomberlin     
18 Jane Ferrell
19 Thomas Greneker
20 Cathy Hanson
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
April 15 - April 21
15 Jessie Querin
17 Will Armstrong
18 Merrill Guice
19 Matthew Black, Dot Gatchell
20 Brooklyn Prine 
Wedding Anniversaries this week
April 15 - April 21
17  Dave & Stella Clark

Please contact the church office to update our records if we missed your Birthday, Baptismal Anniversary, or Wedding Anniversary.  
Remember in your prayers
Kathy Armstrong, Tal Barnidge, Tom Call, Caty Carter, Robert Church, Danny Clark, Bev Cowart, Jerry DeMott, Janet Dickman, Blake Ellis, Karen Gunter, Iris Hall, George Halls, Cheryl Hatcher, Gary Honeycutt, Buddy House,  Emily Joiner, Jerriann Levy, Bobbie Ann Mitchell, Brandi Porter, Scott Retterbush, Debbie Richardson, Reva Rollins, David Sandbach, Sr., Jack Spencer, Jack Stann, Kathie Stevenson, Nancy Zaccari, Ron Zaccari

Family of Marguerite Harden (mother of Maggie Roberts)

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta