Christ Church Valdosta  Weekly Bulletin
November 11 , 2016
In This Issue:

Worship Services
November 13: 
         Pentecost 26 / Proper 28

Vestry Member of Day:
    Jeana Beeland

Coffee Hour Host:
     Mimi Allen

Altar Guild: 
   Team 1

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

10:00 a.m., Holy Eu charist,  Rite II
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Nancy Lutsko,
   Walton Carter, Joe Tomberlin
Lay Readers -  Joe Tomberlin, Walton
   Carter, Nancy Lutsko
Ushers  - Delrick Bradley, Richard
   Coleman, Bill Sineath
Acolytes - Joel Williams, Diane Halim,
   Rena Nelson
6:00 p.m. Vespers - Sanctuary 

First Lesson - Malachi 4:1-2a
Psalm - 98
Second Lesson - 
          2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Gospel - Luke 21:5-19

Wednesday  Holy Eucharist
6 p.m.
Thursday Holy Eucharist
7:00 a.m.
Upcoming Events

November 15: Vestry Meeting
November 18: Bible Study
November 19: DOK Breakfast
November 19: Lunch Bunch
November 20: Stitchers of Love
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.
Pledges for 2017

Thanks to those of you who have already submitted your pledge!  Your pledges play a vital role in the life and ministry of Christ Church.  Pledge cards are still being accepted.  If you need another pledge card there are some in the narthex and in the parish hall. Thanks so much!
Vestry Nominations
Sunday, November 13th
On Sunday, November 6th and 13th we will be accepting nominations for the Vestry. Nomination forms will be placed in the bulletin on these Sundays.  Please make sure that the person you nominate is willing to serve on the Vestry. Those elected to the Vestry will serve till December 2019.
Vestry elections will take place at the Annual Parish Meeting to be held on January 8, 2017. 
Vestry Meeting
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 beginning at 5:30 pm
The Vestry Meeting will be Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. All Vestry members are encouraged to attend.
EYC - (6th - 12th grade)
We will meet this Wednesday night in the Gabard building at 7pm. On Monday, November 21st we're going to the movies! Join Philip and Amanda at Valdosta Stadium Theater to see "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" a prequel to the Harry Potter series. Time TBA. 
Episcopal College Fellowship
Weekly Bible Study Thursday's at 8pm at Louttit Hall. We will have our first annual White Elephant Christmas Party on 12/8 at 7pm at Louttit Hall. More info at Bible Study this week or you can contact Philip. Also, we will be partnering with LAMP, a local homeless ministry, next weekend 11/19. We will assist them with an event for National Homeless Awareness Week. More information will be sent out later today or Monday. 
Friday Morning Bible Study
Friday, November 18, 2016 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Friday Morning Bible Study  --  We  continue the Friday morning Bible study (10:30-11:30) on November 18, 2016.  We are studying the Gospel according to Luke. All are welcome!
DOK Breakfast and Meeting
Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
The Daughters of the King (DOK) will meet on Saturday, November 19th beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall.  We will have breakfast together followed by a DOK meeting. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
Lunch Bunch
Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
The Christ Church Valdosta Lunch Bunch feeds 120 or more hungry children every first and third Saturday of the month. Workers from the church as well as other members of the community who volunteer gather at 11 a.m. at Christ Church to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. They pack them in plastic bags, then brown paper bags with logo stickers together with chips, fruit, juice and other healthy goodies purchased from the Second Harvest Food Bank.
Please join us, on any 1st or 3rd Saturday. 
Advent Wreath Making
Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 11:15
Advent Wreath Making will be held on Sunday, November 27th in the Parish Hall beginning at 11:15.  There will be no Adult or Youth Sunday School.  We need assistance with some fresh greenery (Holly, Ivy, Laurel, etc.) for use in making the wreaths.  If you have some greenery, please bring it to the Parish Hall on Sunday, November 27th.  
How to keep up with Christ Church on Facebook

How to see our updates on Facebook. Here is a link to the larger picture.  This is being made available due to results of our Social Media Survey.  

If your have further questions, please contact Amanda Ryan
Habitat for Humanity
November 12th, November 14th - November 19th 
"Building on Faith" a week long build for Habitat for Humanity begins Nov 12th, and Monday, November 14th through Saturday, November 19th.  We work on the site from 8am to 3pm.

Volunteers can work as little, or as much as they would like,  on Saturday the 12th - Saturday the 19th (we do not work on Sunday). The build is located at 705 Short Street.

Volunteers must wear closed toe shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Tools will be available on site, if you have your own, you can bring them if you would like, but it is your responsibility to keep up with them.

If you have further questions, please contact Bill Tucker.
Can you help the Haven? The women are in need of toiletries and personal items like toothpaste, soaps, lotions, brushes & combs, etc., both regular and travel size.   There is a basket for the Haven collection in the Parish Hall.  Thank you for your help in supporting this Ministry.
The Vineyard
The new articles in the Vineyard this week are: Sermon, November 6, 2016. Older articles are available at the Online Vineyard.
Birthdays this week
November 12 - November 18
12 Lindsey Alonso
18 Jeanette Bajalia, Jon Burch, Emory Warrick, Jr.
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
November 12 - November 18
14 Tamara Thomas
15 Liz Williams, Walter Williams
16 Timothy Fry, Christopher Sandbach
17 Ellie Copeland, Andrew Diamond, Emily White
18 Nan Duckworth
Wedding Anniversaries this week
November 12 - November 18
16 Richard & Barbara Rigby

Please contact the church office to update our records if we missed your Birthday, Baptismal Anniversary, or Wedding Anniversary.  
Remember in your prayers
Ashley, Robert Church, Danny Clark, Bev Cowart, Jerry DeMott, Janet Dickman, Blake Ellis, Iris Hall, George Halls, Cheryl Hatcher, Laney Hays, Emily Joiner,  Jerriann Levy, Bobbie Ann Mitchell, Marjorie Nielsen, Debbie Richardson, Delanie Rogers, Kris Rogers, Reva Rollins, Sarah Parrish, David Sandbach, Sr., Edi Shepherd, Bill Spencer, Kathie Stevenson, Suzanne Sullivan, Emory Warrick, Sr., Jud West, Mike and Marilyn Willis

Family of Richard Salter  (Step-father of Bobby Yarbrough)

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  office@christchurchvaldosta