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Christ Church Greenwich
Thursday March 23, 2017
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Courage & Faith presents Rachel Held Evans

Talk: Saturday, March 25
7:00 pm, Church
 
Reception & book signing to follow in the Christ Church Bookstore.  Tickets: $20.  
Purchase tickets >


Sermon:  Sunday, March 26, 9:15 am worship service; 
10:10 am Exploration Series talk to follow in the Chapel.

Rachel Held Evans is a New York Times best-selling author and popular blogger who writes about faith, doubt, and life in the Bible Belt. Read more >


Choral Evensong

Sunday, March 26
5:00 pm, Church

Join us for Choral Evensong sung by the Christ Church Singers, featuring music by Leighton, Howells and Greene.

Thursday, March 30
6:30 pm, Church

Choristers from Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue will be joined by members of the Christ Church Choirs for a special week night offering of Choral Evensong featuring music by Noble, Smith and Wesley.  


Jim & Hillary's Study Series

Wednesdays
10:00 am, Chapel

Join Jim Lemler & Hillary Bercovici (of Trinity Church, Greenwich) for a lively Bible study discussion, as they explore Meanings, Methods and Models of Forgiveness in their Spring term, which begins Wednesday, March 29.  Learn more >


DISCOVER the Wednesday Support Group

Renewal and Transformation for Lent?

Looking for a place where those words spring to life?  Join us!

Wednesdays
12 noon – 1:30 pm
Parish House Library

No need to register.  Just show up!!  Learn more >


Easter Flower Memorials

If you would like to remember or honor someone with an Easter Flower Memorial,  please contact Jean Tredinnick in the Parish Office no later than Monday, April 3. These special intentions will be listed in the Easter Orders of Service.


VOLUNTEER to FEED those in NEED

On Wednesday, April 5, join with members of Christ Church Greenwich Outreach in preparing and serving dinner for 25-40 men and women at Inspirica’s Woodlawn Campus.  A monthly volunteer opportunity, the time commitment is brief, and the reward is huge.  Learn more & sign up >


First Friday Book Group

Friday, April 7
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Bookstore Mezzanine

Join the First Friday Book Group for a discussion of Kerry Egan’s book On Living.  In this poignant, moving, and beautiful book, Egan, a hospice chaplain, passes along wisdom for living life that she's learned from her patients.  Read more >

All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to firstfridaybookgroup@gmail.com.

On Living is available at the Christ Church Bookstore.


Interfaith Passover Seder

Monday, April 10
6:00 pm, Temple Sholom


The Sholom Center invites you to an Interfaith Passover Seder led by Rabbi Mitch Hurvitz and The Rev’d Dr. Jim Lemler with musical entertainment by Sheldon Low.

Learn more & RSVP >


Lent & Easter at the Christ Church Bookstore

Deepen your spiritual journey this LENT with:

  • A Devontional Book
  • A Devotional Object
  • Learn more about St. Francis

Come see what's NEW at the store this EASTER!  Read more >


Got Food?

March 1 - April 16, Christ Church Outreach will be collecting food items and financial gifts to help local organizations that address food insecurity.  Let’s make a difference together.  Please bring food donations to the Chapel Foyer and Lower Hallway, or make a financial donation through the Parish Office.  Learn more >


Spring Homecoming Luncheon

Wednesday, April 19

This special tradition at Christ Church Greenwich would never be possible without the help of our many volunteers. They bake the casseroles (recipe provided), set up, as well as greet, assist and serve our guests.  If you’re interested in getting involved, click here to sign up or contact Debbie Wolf, 203.618.9357, for more information.


2017 Annual Appeal Continues

The Annual Appeal is off to a great start in reaching our goal of raising $1,300,000 for the mission and ministries of Christ Church Greenwich.  You will find giving cards in your pew – please take a few minutes to prayerfully consider your financial commitment to the parish for the coming year.  Completed cards may be placed in the offertory plate during the Offertory Hymn.  You may also easily make your pledge online at any time >  Thank you!


Live Stream: Trinity Institute's 2017 Conference

March 23 & 24, 2017

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Riverside, invites you to attend a live stream of Trinity Institute's 2017 Global Conference: Water Justice. This web conference brings together scholars, authors and activists in the effort to ensure clean water for all. Three sessions will take place on Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24.  Learn more >

Please RSVP to St. Paul’s Church at elizabeth.schrohe@stpaulsriverside.org or call 203.637.2447.


Azul Conscious Movement Celebration

Saturday, April 22
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Parish House Loft

Azul is a path to the heart and connecting with community through dance. Come join Nancy, Chensun and Robin for this complimentary Azul Conscious Movement offering.  Learn more >


Upcoming Services
Sunday, March 26

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

8:00 am
Chapel
Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Celebrant & Preacher:
The Rev'd Suzanne M. Culhane

9:00 am
Rainbow Room
Childcare

for children age 3 & younger

9:15 am
Family Room
Pre-K & K Worship Service

for children in Pre-K & Kindergarten

9:15 am
Chapel
Children's Worship Service

for children in grades 1 - 5

9:15 am
Church
Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Celebrant:
The Rev'd Dr. James B. Lemler
Guest Preacher:
Rachel Held Evans
Choir:
St. Cecilia Choir of Girls

10:10 am
Education Building
Church School

Pre-K - grade 5

10:10 am
Chapel 
Exploration Series

10:10 am
Chapel Foyer
Hospitality

11:00 am
Church
Holy Eucharist, Rite I

Celebrant:
The Rev'd Dr. James B. Lemler
Preacher:
The Rev'd Suzanne M. Culhane
Choir:
Choir of Men & Boys

5:00 pm
Church
Choral Evensong

Officiant:
The Rev'd Dr. James B. Lemler

6:30 pm
Tomes-Higgins House
Sunday Evening Bible Study


Monday, March 27

7:00 pm
Tomes-Higgins House
Education for Ministry

7:00 pm
Chapel
Prayer of the Cloud


Tuesday, March 28

8:00 am
Bookstore Mezzanine
Morning Prayer

10:00 am
Chapel
Holy Eucharist, Rite I

Celebrant & Preacher:
The Rev'd Dr. James B. Lemler

4:30 pm
Church
Evening Prayer
- Cancelled


Wednesday, March 29

8:00 am
Bookstore Mezzanine
Morning Prayer
- Cancelled

10:00 am
Chapel
Jim & Hillary's Study Series

12 noon
Parish House Library
Support Group

4:30 pm
Church
Evening Prayer
- Cancelled


Thursday, March 30

8:00 am
Bookstore Mezzanine
Morning Prayer
- Cancelled

4:30 pm
Chapel*
Evening Prayer

*note change in venue

6:30 pm
Church
Choral Evensong

Officiant:
The Rev'd Dr. James B. Lemler
Choirs:
Choristers from
Saint Thomas Fifth Ave
& Christ Church Greenwich


Friday, March 31

8:00 am
Bookstore Mezzanine
Morning Prayer

4:30 pm
Church
Evening Prayer


Cycle of Prayer

Besty & Mike Buddy
Alexandra Burckhardt
Fay & Norman Burger
Saira Burgess
Kathleen & Kip Burgweger
Nancy & Duncan Burke
Hilary & Rainer Busch
Jana Bytner
Dana & Paul Caan
Jenny Lundell & Pat Cabot


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