TUESDAY, May 21
9:00 a.m. – Reunion –Library
10:00 a.m. – St. Mary’s – Library
11:30 a.m. – Endowment Board – Homer Davis Conference Room
6:00 p.m. – Bells – Choir Room
6:00-9:00 p.m. – CPR Training – Parish Hall
WEDNESDAY, May 22
9:00 a.m. – Bible Study - Homer Davis Conference Room
10:30 a.m. – Holy Eucharist & Holy Unction – Chapel
5:30-7:30 p.m. – Jr. EYC – Youth House
THURSDAY, May 23
6:00-8:00 p.m. – Christopher’s Concert – Mr. Big
FRIDAY, May 24
SATURDAY, May 25
5:30 p.m. – Holy Eucharist – Chapel
The Reception Committee needs Cookies, Sandwiches, and other goodies for Jessica Babcock’s Ordination on Saturday, June 8th. These items can be brought to the church on that day. If you
have any questions, please contact Jan Hopkins (453-9621) or Anita Miller (503-6062).
The Hospitality Committee is looking for volunteers to help with Susan’s Aloha Party on June 1st. If you are interested in helping set-up, serve and/or clean-up, please contact Ron Quillen at 292-3254 or email@example.com or you may sign up on the bulletin board. Children & Youth Ministries Wednesday May 29th will be our parent, youth, and chaperone Mission Trip Meeting. If you are chaperoning the trip, a youth attending the trip or a parent who has a child going to New Orleans, this is a mandatory meeting. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm in the Homer Davis Conference Room and will last approximately one hour. At 7:30pm, all chaperones will meet from 7:30pm-8pm. Reminders will be sent out soon before the meeting. Thank you!
Mission Trip Meeting! All attending the trip or have youth attending the trip, we will have a meeting on Wednesday May 29th from 6:30-7:30pm. We will be discussing logistics, activities, mission work,
and more. At 7:30pm, I will meet with chaperones only. See you there!
Middle School and High School End-of-Year Party! All 6th through 12th grade youth are invited to attend our end of year get together on Wednesday June 5th from 5:30-7:30pm in either the
parish hall or youth house. Please wear clothes that can get messy and bring a towel. Dinner will be provided. Looking forward to seeing everyone there!
On Saturday June 15th, we are having a Mission Trip Teambuilding/Work Day. If you are a youth or chaperone attending the trip, we will meet in the parish hall from 9am-4pm. Sandwiches will be provided, please bring a snack to share. For more information, contact Vanessa Riutta (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you! Save the Date - The Rev. Jessica Babock’s Ordination to the Priesthood
Our new Associate Rector, the Reverend Jessica Babcock, will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests on Saturday, June 8th at 10:30am at St. Christopher’s. As Jessica will be brand new to us, please make your attendance at this celebration a priority. It will be a great way to initiate her ministry amongst us. MUSIC AND ARTS WEEK
August 5th-August 9th will be our Music and Arts Week. This musical vacation Bible school is open to all incoming K-6th graders. We will have many different activities : singing, drama, instruments, dorky dancing, arts and crafts, and Bible study. On Friday night, August 9th, we will present the musical we have learned that week. This will be a great summer time event for your children. There will be a $25 registration fee which will be used to cover supplies,costumes, and snacks. Adults and youth interested in volunteering should contact Ms. Vanessa or me. Sammie Tucker Back to Prom: Dancing Through the Decades
Tickets go on sale Sunday April 14th!!! This spring, EYC is hosting a new fundraiser called, Back to Prom: Dancing Through the Decades. This event is for all members of our congregation and we are so excited to celebrate with you! We’ll honor proms from the 1950s through 2000s by having a DJ, nominating a prom king and queen from each decade, having a goofy photo booth, raffling off a Sweetheart Basket, and much much more! The cost for a ticket is $15 per person and $25 per couple, and our prom committee has been working very hard to make sure this event is a huge success! All proceeds for this event go toward our summer Mission Trip to New Orleans, where EYC will be working with inner-city children at an educational based summer camp. Please contact Vanessa Riutta with any questions. Thank you for your support!!! SAVE THE DATE A Fall camping trip is being planned! Please save the dates: Friday, September 27—Sunday, September 29. Sign-up sheets and information will be available at a later date.
Summer camp registration has begun for Beckwith. Sessions are available for those as young as incoming 1st grade on through high school Seniors. Please check the website for all the details. www.beckwithal.com
Painting and Arts Studio St. Christopher provides a weekly meeting space for a group of talented individuals who enjoy getting together to paint, draw, stitch or craft. Anyone is welcome to join them in the Children’s Center Building Room 5 on the second floor. We will meet each Thursday morning from 9:00am until noon. Call Anita Miller at 503.6062 for more information. Sunday Adult Christian Education Anglicanism, the Episcopal Church and Why We Are, Who We Are 9:15am, Homer Davis Conference Room (adjacent to the Parish Hall) We are studying the Anglican Tradition and Episcopal heritage that make St. Christopher’s the unique gift it is. Time will be spent on the history and theology of our tradition with particular attention given to the worship, sacramental worldview and cultural ethos of our Church. This will be useful for those brand new to St. Christopher’s and life-long Episcopalians as well. (This will also serve as the Confirmation Class for Adults seeking to be confirmed or received.)
Wednesday Morning Bible Study Join us for Wednesday morning Bible Study (9am) that is led by Eric and Susan. We are currently starting a new book of the Bible. Come and join us!
Memorial Bricks If you are interested in purchasing a brick for the Memorial Walkway, please pick up an application on the bulletin board outside the church office, or you may print one from the church's website. These bricks are a great way to mark a milestone (baptism, confirmation, wedding), a memory or to honor someone special in your life. If you have any questions, please contact the church office, 433-0074.
( 4x8 Application ) ( 8x8 Application )
Parish Life Picture Board Do you have photos of a parish event that you would like to share with everyone? Please add them to the Parish Life picture board just outside the library. If you would like the photos returned to you, please put your name on the back of each one. Weekly Centering Prayer Gathering Each Monday at 11:00am, a group is starting to meet for Centering Prayer (CP). Centering Prayer is a form of contemplation; of intentionally coming into God’s presence in an environment of silence. Generally we will have some introductory training of what CP entails and ways it may function in our lives. The prayer time is 20 minutes long. If you decide you might want to try this kind of praying, come as you can. Location: Chapel.