Adult Forum Series Continues Through the Summer, Sundays 9:15 AM in the Great Hall, where we will look at Episcopal Customs A to Z. Our sessions will continue until we’ve covered everything from “Anglican” to “Zebra Book.”
June 3 – Youth Group Meeting, 12:15 – 1:15 ASH
June 3 – Education Sunday, 10:30AM service. Please join us as we honor our graduates and education volunteers.
June 3, Creative Giving Presentation from 4:00 to 5:00PM in the Great Hall. Deal Tompkins, a philanthropy specialist, will discuss various financial approaches people may take to remember Christ Church, or any other religious institution, in their wills and estates. The public is welcome.
June 30, Stars and Stripes Spectacular 3:00 – 10:00 Spotsy Courthouse Area. Join your family, friends and neighbors for this hometown, all-day family event. Come for the music, come for the food or come for the fireworks!
September 7-8, Sixth Annual 208 Trail Sale 8:00 to 3:30
September 23, Parish Picnic following the 10:30 service
October 6, Car Show 8:30-3:00 Come, compete, eat and have a great time!
January 6, Epiphany Bonfire and Carols at 6:00 p.m.
January 21 – Annual Parish Meeting and Pot Luck Luncheon following 10:30 service.
Christ Church 2018 Budget – for reference at our Annual Parish Meeting
February 11 – Boy Scout Sunday, 10:30 a.m – Honoring our Troop 165.
February 13 – ECM Shrove Tuesday Pancake and Chili Dinner 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. All Saints Hall.
February 14 – Ash Wednesday Services: Noon and 7:30 p.m.
February 23 through March 23 – Family Friday Lenten Pizza Night with study for adults and children, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Fridays during Lent.
Now through May 20 – Adult Christian Education, The Good Book Club. This is a program for all Episcopalians to read Luke and Acts together, during the Lent and Easter seasons, as a way of focusing our minds and hearts on our role in the Jesus Movement. 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.
March 3 – FREE Tree and Shrub Trimming Class offered by Kim Hoffman, 9:00 a.m.
March 4 – Youth Group Meeting, 12:15 – 1:15 ASH
March 10 – Spring Cleanup, 9:00 a.m. Rain date: March 24 .
March 17, St. Patrick’s Day Dinner 6:00 p.m. All Saints Hall; Tickets $10.00 per person
March 18 – Youth Group Meeting, 12:15 – 1:15 ASH
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
April 15 – Youth Group Meeting, 12:15 – 1:15 ASH
April 28 – Giant Yard Sale and Plant and Bake Sale, 7:00 – 5:00 – Thrift Shop lot spaces for rent. This is our Episcopal Church Women’s ONLY fundraiser.
May 4 – 6 Annual Parish Retreat Weekend at Shrine Mont. Please contact our Coordinator, Penny Knepp at email@example.com, for more information.
May 6– Youth Group Meeting, 12:15 – 1:15 ASH
May 13 – Mother’s Day – Episcopal Church Men will give flowers to all “Moms” on Mother’s Day after Sunday services
May 20– Youth Group Meeting, 12:15 – 1:15 ASH
May 5-7, Annual Parish Retreat Weekend at Shrine Mount
May 14, Episcopal Church Men will give flowers to all “Moms” on Mother’s Day after Sunday services
May 22, Episcopal Church Women trip to historic Yeocomico Church
Coffee Hour Celebration for our Graduates, Date TBD
June 18, Episcopal Church Women hosts special Fellowship in honor of Father’s Day following 10:30 service
July 1, Stars and Stripes Spectacular 3:00 – 10:00 Spotsy Courthouse Area. Join your family, friends and neighbors for this hometown, all-day family event. Come for the music, come for the food or come for the fireworks!
July 31 – August 4, Vacation Bible School: The Miracles of Jesus
September 8 & 9, Rt. 208 Trail Sale Thrift Shop Hop
September 8 & 9, Flower Sale
September 30 – “A Good Old Fashioned Ground Raising”
September 24 – 10:30 – Outdoor Service and Parish Picnic
October 1 – A combined service at 10:00 followed by a farewell luncheon in the Great Hall for the Packard Family
October 7 –Car Show 8:30-3:00 Come, compete, eat and have a great time!
Holiday Food Baskets for Thanksgiving
Pack: November 16 at 7:00PM and November 17 at noon
Distribution: November 18 – Volunteers arrive at 9:00AM; Distribution begins at 10:00AM
Dec. 2 at 1:00 pm: Episcopal Church Men Hot Chocolate and Flower Sale at Spotsylvania Christmas Parade
Dec. 17 at 7:00 pm Blue Christmas 2017, A Service of Comfort and Joy
Holiday Food Baskets for Christmas
Pack: Sunday December 17 – after the 10:30 service
Distribution: December 19 starting at 10:00AM
Christmas Eve at 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II Family Service with Children’s Pageant
Christmas Eve at 10:30 pm Choir Concert Cantata “Sing Joy to All the World” followed by Holy Eucharist Rite I “Midnight Mass” at 11:00 pm