Adult Forum Series: Good Book Club Bible Study group Sundays 9:15 AM (Sept – June) in the Great Hall. We’re discussing Paul’s letter to the Romans.
Youth Group meets the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month (Sept – June) at 12:00 downstairs in ASH in room 6/7.
January 11, Mediation Workshop: Bubble, 1000 Lotus Petal, & Walking Meditation 10:00 a.m. to Noon; The Spirituality Center, All Saints Hall. This is a FREE event.
January 17 Diocesan Listening Session 6:00 – 8:00 pm, ASH. We are hosting the first of five Listening Sessions to be held around the diocese. Ours will be the only one held in this part of the Diocese. Bishop Goff and other Diocesan representatives would like to hear your thoughts and ideas about the future course for the Diocese, especially during this time of transition before we start a search for our new Diocesan Bishop.
January 20 Annual Parish Meeting and Potluck Lunch, ASH following the 10:30 service. Three new Vestry Members will be elected. Please come to this all important meeting
January 27, Bishop’s Visit for Confirmations
February 15 Youth Group Inter-generational Game Night, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, ASH. Bring your favorite board/card games and teach someone a new trick!
February 17, Scout Sunday, 10:30 service
March 5, Shrove Tuesday Pancake and Chili Supper 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. ASH. Tickets are $7 for individuals and $25/family.
March 6, Ash Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
March 16, St. Patrick’s Day Dinner 6:00 p.m. ASH. Tickets $10.00 per person
March 30, Annual Spring Clean Up Bagels, donuts, and coffee at 8:45 a.m. Work begins at 9:00 a.m. Many hands make light work! Rain date: April 6 a.m.
April 27, ECW Plant & Bake Sale 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is our Episcopal Church Women’s ONLY fundraiser.
April 27, Thrift Shop Spring Cleaning Sale 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday, April 14
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II procession with palms
Maundy Thursday, April 18
7:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist, foot washing and stripping of the altar
Good Friday, April 19
Noon to 3:00 p.m. Ecumenical Service of Meditations: Seven Last Words of Christ
6:15 p.m. Way of the Cross, Great Hall
7:00 p.m. Good Friday service
Easter Eve, April 20
10:00 a.m. Flower Workshop, GH
6:30 p.m. Vigil Rehearsal in church
7:00 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter; Bring a bell!
Wine and Chocolate reception follows the Vigil
Easter Sunday, April 21
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I
9:15 a.m. Church School Easter Party & Egg Hunt
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II
May 11 & May 12, Rappahannock Choral Society 2019 Spring Concert. Music from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Aaron Copeland. Performances: May 11 @7:30 and May 12 @ 3:00 Chancellor High School, 6300 Harrison Rd, Spotsy. Our own McKenzie Goldberg will be singing!
May 19, Recital Joan Gurniak and Roy Smith will present a recital at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. It will include pieces by Bach, Barber, Chopin, Debussy, Faure, Gershwin and Scarlatti. Admission is free.
May 12, Mother’s Day Episcopal Church Men will give flowers to all “Moms” on Mother’s Day after Sunday services. Special “Tea Fellowship” will follow the 10:30 service. Please bring your favorite tea cup.
May 21, ECW trip to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond. The day will include a tour of this beautiful church, which is situated across from the State Capitol building. A lunch at a local restaurant will follow. For more information, please contact Debbie Garland at email@example.com.
May 26, Senior Sunday 10:30 a.m. service. Please join us as we honor our graduates.
June 2, Father Daniel, our new Rector, celebrates mass at Christ Church! Please join us.
June 16, Father’s Day Please join us for a special Fellowship following the 10:30 service and hosted by ECW to honor all of the fathers in the parish.
June 29, Flying Squirrels baseball game. First pitch is at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $11 a person. Our group will be seated on the field level. If you’re interested in attending, please respond to Lindsey Bates at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540.834.9953. Your RSVP with names and payment are due no later than June 14th.
June 29, Stars and Stripes Spectacular 3:00 to 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 26, 27, & 28, Othello presented by Stage Door Productions, ASH.
September 7 – Fr. Daniel Johnson’s Ordination, 10:30 at St. Mary’s Goochland, 12291 River Road, Richmond VA 23238
September 13 & 14 Rt 208 Sale Trail – Our Thrift Shop will be participating in the
7th Annual 24-mile yard sale. 8:00 to 3:30. Reserve your lot spaces now!
October 5 Car Show – Registration 8:30-Noon $20 fee; Awards 2:00; Food; 50-50
October 6, Blessing of the Animals – Details to come. Outdoors, if weather permits, or ASH
October 13, United Thank Offering boxes will be collected
October TBD Rappahannock Canoe Trip
Holiday Food Baskets for Thanksgiving
Pack: 11/21 7:00 p.m.
Distribution: 11/22 10:00 a.m.
December 1 Spotsylvania Christmas Parade 1:00 p.m. Episcopal Church Men will sell hot chocolate, burgers and hot dogs at the Parade. Santa will be there!
December 2 Courthouse Christmas Luminary 4:45 p.m. Marshall Center. Come enjoy this outdoor celebration as the candles are lit at dusk and the area Choirs begin to sing. Bring your blanket and your warm gloves and let the spirit warm your heart.
Holiday Food Baskets for Christmas
Pack: 12/19 7:00 p.m.
Distribution: 12/21 10:00 a.m.
December 15 Blue Christmas: A service of comfort and joy 7:00 p.m. Although Christmas is a joyous time of year, many of us may not feel that way right now. Grief and suffering respect no season. Please join us for a different kind of service.
December 17 ECW Caroling at Chancellor’s Village 10:00 a.m. A very special event for both our members and the residents of Chancellor’s Village. Please join us as we share Christmas joy through music. We will deliver handmade ornaments and serenade the residents with Christmas carols. Voices needed!
Advent and Christmas Schedule
Dec. 1 Advent 1 Blessing of the Advent Wreath: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Dec. 8 Advent 2 Blessing of the Tree: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Dec.15 Advent 3 Blessing of the Greens: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Dec.16 Blue Christmas: Service of comfort and joy, Holy Eucharist Rite I: 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 22 Advent 4 Blessing of the Nativity Scene: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Dec. 24 Carol Sing: 4:30 p.m.
Holy Eucharist Rite II with Christmas Pageant: 5:00 p.m.
Dec. 24 10:30 p.m. Carol Sing: 10:30 p.m.
Holy Eucharist Rite II: 11 p.m.
Dec. 29 1st Sunday after Christmas: Holy Eucharist Rite I: 8:00 a.m.
Lessons & Carols, Holy Eucharist Rite II: 10:30 a.m.