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Thursday March 30, 2017
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Choral Evensong

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.


Exploration Series: Discover Holy Week & Easter

Sunday, April 2
10:10 am, Chapel

The "Three Great Days" of Maundy Thursday evening, Good Friday and Easter can be a retreat of spiritual renewal.  Jim Lemler will focus on the origins of this most holy and powerful time of the whole Church Year and how we utilize it for the benefit of our faith and souls.  Come and be a part of this learning about things that are at the heart and center of it all.


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.


Spotlight on Outreach: Greenwich World Hunger

In 1976, a small group of people from local Greenwich, CT churches founded Greenwich World Hunger Association, Inc. (GWHA). GWHA’s mission is “to help alleviate world hunger through education of the community and promotion of self-help programs for the hungry.” Working with trusted individuals, as well as local, national, and international organizations, GWHA provides sustainable strategies for improving nutrition, health, water, and family income in impoverished communities worldwide. GWHA also supports educational programs, job training facilities, and scholarships.  Learn more >


VOLUNTEER to FEED those in NEED

On Wednesdays, April 5 & May 3, 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 >


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 >


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 >


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!


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 >


Family ReEntry Benefit Concert

Thursday, April 13
7:30 pm
The Warehouse at FTC

You're invited to Blue Coupe, Family ReEntry's spring fundraiser - a rock concert featuring Blue Oyster Cult and Alice Cooper Band Members at the Warehouse at FTC. 

Learn more & purchase tickets >


Upcoming Services
Sunday, April 2

The Fifth 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
Preacher:
The Rev'd Suzanne M. Culhane
Choirs:
St. Cecilia Choir of Girls
St. Nicholas Choir

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 Jennifer M. Owen
Preacher:
The Rev'd Suzanne M. Culhane
Choir:
Christ Church Scholars

1:00 pm
Vestry Room
Confirmation Class

5:00 pm
Church
Compline & Communion

Meditation:
The Rev'd Jennifer M. Owen
Choir:
The Compline Choir

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


Monday, April 3

7:00 pm
Tomes-Higgins House
Education for Ministry

7:00 pm
Chapel
Prayer of the Cloud


Tuesday, April 4

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


Wednesday, April 5

8:00 am
Bookstore Mezzanine
Morning Prayer

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

12 noon
Parish House Library
Support Group

4:30 pm
Church
Evening Prayer


Thursday, April 6

8:00 am
Bookstore Mezzanine
Morning Prayer

4:30 pm
Church
Evening Prayer


Friday, April 7

8:00 am
Bookstore Mezzanine
Morning Prayer

4:30 pm
Church
Evening Prayer

6:00 pm
Bookstore Mezzanine
First Friday Book Group

 


Cycle of Prayer

Alston & Anthony Calabrese
Diane Caldwell
Kristi & James Calver
Dottie Campbell
Laurie Campbell
Cynthia & Woody Canaday
Sonia & Marc Cannistraci
Nanny & Marty Cannon
Judy Caravella
Kim & Randy Caravella


Recent News

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