Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
April 21, 2017
In This Issue:

Worship Services
April 23: 
         Easter II

Vestry Member of Day:
  Tammy Borders

Coffee Host:
   Sheri Gravett, Jane Kinney

Altar Guild:
   Team 4

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

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Eric Nielsen,
   Rita Hightower, Tammy Borders
Lay Readers  - Cathy Oglesby, Tammy
   Borders, Kathy Armstrong
Acolytes - Nancy Lutsko, Alexandra
   Peeples, George Tidmore
Ushers - Al Turner, John Hiers

6:00 p.m. Vespers 

First Lesson - Acts 2:14a, 22-32
Psalm - 16
Second Lesson - 1 Peter 1:3-9
Gospel - John 20:19-31

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

April 26: Vestry Meeting
May 3: Youth Fundraising Dinner
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.
Children's Ministry Play Date
Saturday, April 29, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m. 
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.
Youth Fundraising Event
May 3, 2017 beginning at 6:40 p.m.
Wednesday May 3rd at 6:40 p.m. we're having a Youth Mission Trip fundraising dinner to help cover the costs involved in the youth mission trip.  
The evening will include a delicious dinner along with testimonies and some entertainment.  It'll be lots of fun and we hope you will join us!  
If you are unable to come to the dinner but would like to contribute toward the trip you can send a check to Christ Church with "youth mission trip" on the memo line-thanks!
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. 
EYC going to Movies
Sunday, April 23, 2017 meet at 3:45 p.m.
EYC is going to the movies! All students 6-12 grade are invited to see The Case for Christ this Sunday. We will meet at the theater at 3:45pm for a 4:05pm movie time. Please bring $5 and the church will cover the rest. 

Be sure to mark on your calendars the Youth Mission Fundraiser dinner on May 3rd at 6:40pm. There will be food, entertainment, and testimonies from past youth mission attendees. 
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.  The college fellowship is going tubing next Saturday, 4/29, on the Ichetucknee. Please contact Philip Ryan for more details. 
Thank You!
Thank you  to all who donated eggs, candy and their help for our Easter egg hunt! The children had a blast!!! Millie
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.
Our 2015 DR Team in a Video
To Raise Funds for the DR Diocesan Endowment
Something new! Photographs of some of our 2015 mission team members appear in a video made by the Episcopal Church Foundation and the Dominican Development Group to support a fundraising campaign for the Diocese of the Dominican Republic. Check out this five-minute video on YouTube here:
And seven new photographs of the house we are constructing in El Pedregal came in last week. Click the link be low for that album:

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 Easter Sunday, Lunch Bunch & BunniesPalm 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 22 - April 28
22 Happy Ingeman
23 Sophia Bajalia, Allan Dear, Summer Warrick
24 Patricia Gatchell, Tristan Guice, Anne Singletary, Bobby
25 Annie Reid, Jennifer Singleton
26 Hadley Kirkland
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
April 22 - April 28
23 Madison Jackson
25 Caroline Prine, Greg Prine
26 Emily Johnson
28 Pat Tudor
Wedding Anniversaries this week
April 22 - April 28
28 Pat & Curt Grieve

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

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta