February 11 – May 20, The Good Book Club Bible Study Group, during the Lent and Easter seasons. There are two options for study groups: Sundays following Fellowship noon-1:00 in ASH with Mary Peterman or Wednesdays 11:00-noon in ASH with Fr. Bill.
February 23 – March 23, Lenten Family Friday Pizza Night, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
March 15 – Lions Club Meeting, noon, GH. Speaker from the Rappahannock Food Bank.
March 17 – St. Patrick’s Dinner 5:00 Social Hour; 6:00 Dinner. Tickets: $10.00
March 18 – Youth Group Meeting 12:15 – 1:15 ASH, Room 5
April 1 – Children’s Easter Egg Party and Hunt 9:15, front of church
April 28 – ECW Plant and Bake Sale
May 4 – 6 Annual Parish Retreat Weekend at Shrine Mont. Click here for details and the registration form. Questions: Contact Penny Knepp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click here for Transition Information.
The mission of Christ Church is to bring all persons to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ through Word, Sacraments and instruction as taught through the Episcopal tradition, that all may know the joy and grace of faith, and to share that grace through outreach.
Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday, March 25
8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10:30 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II procession with palms
Maundy Thursday, March 29
7:30 PM Holy Eucharist and stripping of the altar
Good Friday, March 30
Noon to 3:00 PM Ecumenical Service of Meditations: Seven Last Words of Christ
6:30 PM Stations of the Cross, Great Hall
7:30 PM Good Friday service
Easter Eve, March 31
10:00 AM Flower Workshop, GH
6:30 PM Vigil Rehearsal in church
7:30 PM The Great Vigil of Easter; Bring a bell!
Wine and Chocolate reception, Great Hall
Easter Sunday, April 1
8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite I
9:15 AM Church School Easter Party & Egg Hunt
10:30 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Adult Christian Education (Sept-Jun)
10:15 a.m. Children/Youth Christian Education (Sept-Jun)
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II (nursery care available)
Join us for Fellowship in All Saints Hall after the 10:30 Service
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
Church Office Phone: 540-582-5033
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Youth Group – Meets 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month through June, 12:15 – 1:15. Everyone in grades 6 through 12 is welcome. Feel free to bring a snack or lunch! Questions? Contact Jill Bates email@example.com.
Thrift Shop – Come shop, donate or volunteer.
Food Pantry – Now accepting new enrollments! At the March 13th Food Pantry we served 250 individuals/71 families including 6 new families.
Next Food Pantry: March 27th
Easter Flowers: This season, we will adorn our church with lovely Easter flowers/lilies. If you are interested in donating one or more for the season or in memory/honor/ thanksgiving of someone, please click here to sign up.
Spotsylvania Middle School would like to establish a partnership with Christ Church. They are looking for volunteers to help classroom teachers. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Bart Nave, Counseling Director, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (540) 582-6341 ext 5223.
Call for Volunteers: Ushers Needed for both services. Contact Frank at email@example.com
Free Lance Star article: Inspiration: Public Prayer Wall Comes to Christ Church
Are you prepared to give an accounting of the hope that is within you? Read our “Elevator Pitches.”
A wonderful story: The Little Church That Could…Did…and Does by our own Mary Peterman.