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Last Sunday after Epiphany February 11, 2018 • 10:30 am

+ Holy Eucharist


We are blessed to have you worship with us. All ages are welcome, however, we do offer child care during the liturgy. u Please join us for refreshments immediately following the liturgy. u u


worship, in the form of quiet meditation, begins with the prelude


Healey Willan


• at the sound of the bells, all stand

Hymn 618

Ye watchers and ye holy ones

Opening Acclamation • BCP 355 BCP • Book of Common Prayer


The people’s responses are indicated in bold type.


Song of Praise • S 278

Gloria in excelsis

The Word of God Collect for the Last Sunday after Epiphany O God, who before the passion of your only-begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be changed into his likeness from glory to glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. • at the conclusion of the collect all sing:

• all be seated

First Lesson

2 Kings 2:1-12

When the Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. Elijah said to Elisha, “Stay here; for the Lord has sent me as far as Bethel.” But Elisha said, “As the Lord lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they went down to Bethel. The company of prophets who were in Bethel came out to Elisha, and said to him, “Do you know that today the Lord will take your master away from you?” And he said, “Yes, I know; keep silent.” Elijah said to him, “Elisha, stay here; for the Lord has sent me to Jericho.” But he said, “As the Lord lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they came to Jericho. The company of prophets who were at Jericho drew near to Elisha, and said to him, “Do you know that today the Lord will take your master away from you?” And he answered, “Yes, I know; be silent.” Then Elijah said to him, “Stay here; for the Lord has sent me to the Jordan.” But he said, “As the Lord lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So the two of The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.


them went on. Fifty men of the company of prophets also went, and stood at some distance from them, as they both were standing by the Jordan. Then Elijah took his mantle and rolled it up, and struck the water; the water was parted to the one side and to the other, until the two of them crossed on dry ground. When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me what I may do for you, before I am taken from you.” Elisha said, “Please let me inherit a double share of your spirit.” He responded, “You have asked a hard thing; yet, if you see me as I am being taken from you, it will be granted you; if not, it will not.” As they continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire and horses of fire separated the two of them, and Elijah ascended in a whirlwind into heaven. Elisha kept watching and crying out, “Father, father! The chariots of Israel and its horsemen!” But when he could no longer see him, he grasped his own clothes and tore them in two pieces.

Psalm 50:1-6 • sung by all

The LORD, the God of gods, has /spoken; * he has called the earth from the rising of the sun /to its setting. Out of Zion, perfect in its /beauty, * God reveals him/self in glory.

Our God will come and will not keep /silence; * before him there is a consuming flame, and round about him/ a raging storm.

He calls the heavens and the earth from a/bove * to witness the judgment /of his people. “Gather before me my loyal/ followers, * those who have made a covenant with me and sealed/ it with sacrifice.”

Let the heavens declare the rightness of his/ cause; * for God /himself is judge.

Second Lesson

2 Corinthians 4:3-6

Even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. For we do not proclaim ourselves; we

proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and ourselves as your slaves for Jesus’ sake. For it is the God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

The Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.


Alleluia Verse


sung by cantor, then all

Mark 9:2-9

The Holy Gospel of our Lord, Jesus Christ, acording to Mark.

Glory to you Lord Christ

Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them. And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, who were talking with Jesus. Then Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for The Gospel of the Lord.

Praise to you, Lord Christ.



The Reverend Edgar Wallace

Elijah.” He did not know what to say, for they were terrified. Then a cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud there came a voice, “This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!” Suddenly when they looked around, they saw no one with them any more, but only Jesus. As they were coming down the mountain, he ordered them to tell no one about what they had seen, until after the Son of Man had risen from the dead.

• all stand

Nicene Creed • BCP 358 We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen.

We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father. Through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven: by the power of the Holy Spirit he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary, and was made man. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance

Prayers of the People • BCP 388

with the Scriptures; he ascended into heavenand is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.

We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. With the Father and the Son he is worshiped and glorified. He has spoken through the Prophets. We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.

Form IV

Let us pray for the Church and for the world.

Grant, Almighty God, that all who confess your Name may be united in your truth, live together in your love, and reveal your glory in the world. • silence Lord, in your mercy Hear our prayer.

Guide the people of this land, and of all the nations, in the ways of justice and peace; that we may honor one another and serve the common good. • silence Lord, in your mercy Hear our prayer. Give us all a reverence for the earth as your own creation, that we may use its resources rightly in the service of others and to your honor and glory. • silence Lord, in your mercy Hear our prayer.


Bless all whose lives are closely linked with ours, and grant that we may serve Christ in them, and love one another as he loves us. We give thanks for the birthdays of Dorothy Converse, David Eng, Paula Hale. • silence Lord, in your mercy Hear our prayer. Comfort and heal all those who suffer in body, mind, or spirit; give them courage and hope in their troubles, and bring them the joy of your salvation. We pray for those on our prayer list especially Donna Pottinger, James Searcy, Ginger Shackleton, Tim Tice, Carol Brown, Charles Cooksey, Gretchen Davis, Jack Jacobs, Carol Kendall, Norma Laufer, Gary Pope. • silence Lord, in your mercy Hear our prayer. We commend to your mercy all who have died, that your will for them may be fulfilled; and we pray that we may share with all your saints in your eternal kingdom. • silence Lord, in your mercy Hear our prayer. • the celebrant adds a concluding collect.

Confession • BCP 360

• said by all

Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, and by what we have left undone. We have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We are truly sorry and we humbly repent. For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us; that we may delight in your will, and walk in your ways, to the glory of your Name. Amen


• said by the celebrant

Almighty God have mercy on you, forgive you all your sins through our Lord Jesus Christ, strengthen you in all goodness, and by the power of the Holy Spirit keep you in eternal life. Amen.


• all greet one another in the name of the Lord The peace of the Lord be always with you.

The Peace

And also with you.

Dean’s Welcome

Holy Communion Offertory Anthem

Arise, Shine, For Thy Light Has Come

Healey Willan

Arise, shine, for thy light is come and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. Alleluia. Oh, praise the Lord, all ye nations, and laud Him, all ye people. For His merciful kindness is great towards us, And the truth of the Lord endureth forever. Alleluia. • all stand

Presentation Hymn 314

Humbly I adore thee

The Great Thanksgiving Eucharistic Prayer B • BCP 367 celebrant celebrant

people people

celebrant people


It is right, and a good and joyful thing, always and every where to give thanks to you, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth. Because in the mystery of the Word made flesh, you have caused a new light to shine in our hearts, to give the knowledge of your glory in the face of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Therefore we praise you, joining our voices with Angels and Archangels and with all the company of heaven, who for ever sing this hymn to proclaim the glory of your Name: from Missa Conditor Alme Siderum




Frank Boles



We give thanks to you, O God, for the goodness and love which you have made known to us in creation; in the calling of Israel to be your people; in your Word spoken through the prophets; and above all in the Word made flesh, Jesus, your Son. For in these last days you sent him to be incarnate from the Virgin Mary, to be the Savior and Redeemer of the world. In him, you have delivered us from evil, and made us worthy to stand before you. In him, you have brought us out of error into truth, out of sin into righteousness, out of death into life.


On the night before he died for us, our Lord Jesus Christ took bread; and when he had given thanks to you, he broke it, and gave it to his disciples, and said, “Take, eat: This is my Body, which is given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me.”

After supper he took the cup of wine; and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, and said, “Drink this, all of you: This is my Blood of the new Covenant, which is shed for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins. Whenever you drink it, do this for the remembrance of me.” Therefore, according to his command, O Father,

We remember his death, We proclaim his resurrection, We await his coming in glory;

And we offer our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving to you, O Lord of all; presenting to you, from your creation, this bread and this wine.

We pray you, gracious God, to send your Holy Spirit upon these gifts that they may be the Sacrament of the Body of Christ and his Blood of the new Covenant. Unite us to your Son in his sacrifice, that we may be acceptable through him, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit. In the fullness of time, put all things in subjection under your Christ, and bring us to that heavenly country where, with [_________. and] all your saints, we may enter the everlasting heritage of your sons and daughters; through Jesus Christ our Lord, the firstborn of all creation, the head of the Church, and the author of our salvation. By him, and with him, and in him, in the unity of the Holy Spirit all honor and glory is yours, Almighty Father, now and for ever.

The Great Amen

• at the conclusion of the Great Thanksgiving all sing:

The Lord’s Prayer • BCP 364 • traditional version

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.


The Breaking of the Bread Fraction Anthem Be known to us

Frank Boles

antiphon; cantor, then all



• families of choir members may receive the sacrament together at the beginning of the

distribution of communion. You may simply join your family member in the line, receive, then return to your seat. Children of choristers may return to their seat or join their family for the remainder of the service in the chancel.

• any baptized person from any Christian tradition who wishes to encounter the Real Presence of the Risen Christ in the Sacrament of his Body and Blood is welcome to receive Holy Communion. If you wish to learn more about the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, please speak with a priest or deacon following the liturgy. • gluten free wafers are available; as you prepare to receive bread indicate your preference to the priest • if you would like to receive a blessing instead of Communion, please indicate this by crossing your arms over your chest

Communion Hymn



Seek ye first

• all stand

Prayer after Communion Almighty and everliving God, we thank you for feeding us with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; and for assuring us in these holy mysteries that we are living members of the Body of your Son, and heirs of your eternal kingdom. And now, Father, send us out to do the work you have given us to do, to love and serve you as faithful witnesses of Christ our Lord. To him, to you, and to the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen. Blessing Concluding Hymn 619

Sing alleluia forth in duteous praise


Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.

Thanks be to God. Postlude



Healey Willan

The worship is concluded. The SERVICE begins!

serving today . . .

The Reverend William Bippus, celebrant Jack Ashworth, organist Daniel Gilliam, choirmaster The Cathedral Choir Aaron Angel, verger Jan Margerum, Randy Wells, lectors Becky Norris, intercessor Jan Scholtz, Marilyn Werst, Marcia Wilmet, Rob Beard, chalice bearers Chris Hart, Louise Isaacs, Bill Shelton, acolytes Tim Tice, altar guild


... as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord Joshua 24:15


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Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral February 11, 2018

My dear people of Christ Church Cathedral and our guests, I am away today, but you are in good hands. Fr. William Bippus is preaching and Fr. Edgar Wallace is presiding. I am grateful for their service to us.

Pastoral Care is also in good hands. The Rev’d Deacon Eva Markham is in touch with those we know—but she will also be there if you let her know of your need. Call 502-262-1457 and she will respond. Make sure you join us this week for the Shrove Tuesday Chili Cook-Off, February 13, 6:30 (read more on page 5) and either of two Ash Wednesday Liturgies, February 14, at Noon or 7:00 pm, in the Nave. I invite you also to join us in a ‘big read’. During Lent, consider reading Lent for Everyone, Year B, written by N. T. Wright. I’ll be referencing it in sermons, Cathedral Matters and social media. Follow along for yourself—here is the link for the book: &qid=1517096015&sr=1-3 As you prepare for worship, consider these words of Walter Wink: Transfiguration is living by vision: standing foursquare in the midst of a broken, tortured, oppressed, starving, dehumanizing reality, yet seeing the invisible, calling it to come, behaving as if it is on the way, sustained by elements of it that have come already, within and among. In those moments when people are healed, transformed, freed from addictions, obsessions, destructiveness, self worship, or when groups or communities or even rarely, nations glimpse the light of the transcendent in their midst, there the New Creation has come upon us. The world for one brief moment is transfigured. The beyond shines in our midst—on the way to the cross. I am glad that you are worshiping at the Cathedral today. Faithfully, The Very Reverend Joan Pritcher Your Dean in the Interim On this Last Sunday After the Epiphany

we pray New or Updated This Week — Midday Mass Update Evensong


Midday Mass

Pick a day to come pray with us. Commemorations for the week of Feb. 11 are: Monday Cyril, Monk, and Methodius, Bishop, Missionaries to the Slavs, 869, 885 Tuesday Absalom Jones, Priest, 1818 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Liturgy in the Nave Thursday Thomas Bray, Priest and Missionary, 1730; presiding: member of Bishop’s Staff Friday Martin Luther, Reformer, 1546 Join us at Midday Worship to help celebrate your birthday, your anniversary, or to keep any day of special observance. And be sure to thank your chapel leaders who serve the midday service: Dorothy Converse, Monday; Helen Murray & Lloyd Cole, Tuesday; Randy Wells, Wednesday; Page Curry & Terry Laun, Thursday; Jerry Marsh, Friday

Daughters of the King

Daughters of the King is an order of Christian women, lay and ordained, who are strengthened through the discipline of a Rule of Life (a lifelong program of prayer, service and evangelism), and supported through the companionship of their sisters. Their primary goal is to know Jesus Christ and to make Him known to others. If you want to know more about being part of a Daughters of the King chapter at the Cathedral, let Frazier or the Dean know.


Evensong — TODAY

Evensong will feature the Youth Performing Arts School Chamber Choir which will perform a concert before the service, then join us in singing Evensong. Jacob Cook is the director of the Chamber Choir. Fr. Edgar Wallace will serve as Officiant.

Services of the Season:

Ash Wednesday, February 14, Noon and 7 p.m. Palm Sunday, March 25, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Maundy Thursday, March 29, 7 p.m.

Good Friday, March 30, Noon and 7 p.m. Easter Vigil, March 31, 7:30 p.m.

Easter Day, April 1, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Daily Prayer Online

Prayer is an important part of being an Episcopalian. The discipline of prayer, known as the Daily Office, is one of the gifts of the Church to us. Daily Prayer Online uses our Cathedral Facebook page. Each morning at 5:00 a.m., a prayer will be posted; it can be accessed at any point throughout the day, and even in days following. You will also be invited, in the posts, to include prayer requests in the Comments section. We include those prayer requests in our Prayers of the People at Midday Mass and on Sundays. Check out Daily Prayer Online and consider sharing it with your friends. Make sure that you ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Cathedral page: Christ Church Cathedral

we study New or Updated This Week — Children’s Sunday School

Adult Bible Study

Every Sunday, 9:15 a.m. in the library Tom Peters leads a group in reading and studying through the Bible. The group is working its way through the Acts of the Apostles. You are invited to join the group at any time.

Dean’s Forum

Dean’s Forum returns next Sunday, February 11, at 12:15 in the Library. In the feature documentary Traces of the Trade, Producer/Director Katrina Browne tells the story of her forefathers, the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. Given the myth that the South is solely responsible for slavery, viewers will be surprised to learn that Browne’s ancestors were Northerners. The film follows Browne and nine fellow family members on a remarkable journey which brings them face-to-face with the history and legacy of New England’s hidden enterprise. Dean’s Forum will view the documentary as well as the film ‘outtakes’ for a broader view of Katrina Browne’s story.

Children’s Sunday School

Children’s Sunday School meets at 9:45 in Dean’s Hall. Today, we have Art Day with Art Specialist Stephanie Potter. Children’s Sunday School uses a clergy, chapter, parent and parishioner-led Montessori-based curriculum. We have added to our team: Art Specialist, Stephanie Potter; Assistant Presenter, Carol Syvertsen; and several special aides. Special thanks to Dorothy Converse, Chase Durnil, Katie Grace Gilliam, Hunter Gilliam and Dr. Mike Foster. Contact Dean Pritcher if you would like to help with class preparation.

Spirituality Book Group

Are you interested in a Book Group focused on the subject of spirituality? Let Jan Scholtz or the Dean know. We are looking to start that.

we work Next Community Breakfast is March 4

The next Community Breakfast is March 4, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m., in Bishops’ Hall. Serving our friends, neighbors, and fellow parishioners is one of the most rewarding ministries at Christ Church Cathedral. In addition to serving breakfast, personal care and food items are always accepted for the food pantry and Central Louisville Community Ministry. Contact Randy Peters if you would like to help or just come.

Justice Ministry Through CLOUT

CLOUT is in full swing after the holidays. All three of the Issue Committees (Affordable Housing; Mental Illness/Addiction; Restorative Practices in Schools) met in January to review the status of their research and look toward what needs to be done before the Nehemiah Action on April 17. February 18, the Cathedral’s CLOUT Network members will gather to be updated on the issues and to prepare to invite others to attend the Nehemiah Action. The Cathedral’s goal is to have 70 people in attendance at the Nehemiah Action, our own 30 Network members plus their guests. Want to know more? Ask any of CCC’s CLOUT Team: Page Curry, Mildred Franks, Eva Markham, and Jim Monin.

Laundry Love

Laundry Love provides assistance to individuals and families that do not have washers/dryers or cannot afford to add expensive laundry costs to their budget. We help fund Laundry Love through your contributions to DEO (Downtown Episcopal Outreach). Laundry Love happens every 2nd Thursday, 5:30-8 p.m. at Aunt Bee’s Laundromat, 2nd and Ormsby and every 3rd Thursday at Parkland Laundromat, 26th and Dumesnil St. in West Louisville. Contact Dorothy Converse if you are interested in helping on 2nd Thursday or Mike DaRif if you are interested in helping on 3rd Thursday. 3

Downtown Episcopal Outreach (DEO)

Don’t be afraid of CHANGE—put it in the DEO Pig! DEO supports Laundry Love, Kentucky Refugee Ministry and addresses gap needs that arise in service agencies throughout central Louisville. Using the Dean’s Discretionary Fund, and working with outreach partners including Central Louisville Community Ministries, Our Merciful Savior Episcopal Church and St. George’s Episcopal Church, we help with expenses such as ID application fees, prescription drugs, utilities, and some transportation costs. You can help by contributing to the Dean’s Discretionary Fund, and by putting coins and bills in the DEO Piggy Bank.

Kentucky Refugee Ministries

Consider supporting KRM which works to relocate refugees in Louisville. What your gift can do: $25 provides a blanket for a refugee child,
$50 provides a monthly bus pass for an adult seeking work,
$75 provides groceries for a family’s first week in Kentucky, $100 assists with medications for a sick mother,
$150 assists with a heating bill for a 1-bedroom apartment,
$500 assists with rent for a family’s new apartment,
$1,000 assists a family if someone gets ill and can’t work,
$2,500 cosponsors a new family for three months.
Kentucky Refugee Ministries, 969-B Cherokee Rd., Louisville, KY 40204, (502) 479-9180.

Episcopal Relief & Development


Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) is the compassionate response of The Episcopal Church to human suffering in the world. Hearing God’s call to seek and serve Christ in all persons and to respect the dignity of every human being, ERD serves to bring together the generosity of Episcopalians and others with the needs of the world. ERD faithfully administers the funds that are received from the Church and raised from other sources. It provides relief in times of disaster and promotes sustainable development by identifying and addressing the root causes of suffering. To contribute, donate online at or write your check to the Cathedral and memo it ‘ERD’.

Central Louisville Community Ministries

Central Louisville Community Ministries (CLCM), formerly Help Ministries of Central Louisville, is one of the oldest community ministries in the city of Louisville. It was created in 1968 by ministers in the downtown area to respond in a structured way to the requests for help that came to churches. CLCM gives direct and personal assistance to residents of the central Louisville community who are in need; to provide a place where residents feel welcome and can receive referrals and shortterm emergency assistance; to advocate on behalf of clients for the improvement of the quality of assistance from providers of public and private services; to create and implement programs that build a sense of community among clients, churches, businesses, and the public and private social sectors; and to provide opportunities to fulfill their urban missions by combining their resources, both financial and human. WHAT’S NEXT Ash Wednesday is this Wednesday with liturgies at both Noon and 7 pm.

we listen New or Updated This Week — Coffee Hour Hosts Shrove Tuesday

Coffee Hour hosts

Coffee Hour hosts for February 11 are Page Curry and Carol Syvertsen. Be sure to thank them for their hospitality.

Cathedral Art Show

On Sunday June 10, we will have an art show of work by congregation members, adults and children anyone who would like to submit something! And art is whatever one believes it to be; including but certainly not limited to, painting, needlework, sculpture, pottery, drawing, poetry, compositions, etc. There will be an extended coffee hour as well. We will be providing more information later but we wanted everyone to start thinking about what you would like to show. If you have any questions, please contact Randy Peters.


A greeting card program for Christ Church Cathedral parish has been developed to recognize special and significant days – birthdays, anniversaries, baptisms, confirmations, weddings, and to reach out to the homebound and to express condolences. Adults with current e-mail addresses will receive e-cards from When the animated portion ends, wait for your personal message screen to appear. Paper cards will be mailed to our children, youth and to folks without e-mail. Please add to your e-mail addresses so that your e-cards will reach your inbox. To assure receipt of e-cards, please inform the church office of a new or updated e-mail address (after the 2017 Directory listings). Thank you!

Shrove Tuesday Fun

Join us on on this Tuesday, February 13, 6:30 pm for a Chili Cook-off. Prizes will be awarded for Best Overall, Hottest and Most Unusual chili. Cook and compete or just come to eat! Who will win the Golden Ladle Award? For more information and to sign up, see the bulletin board.

Coffee Hour Hosts Invitation

We all enjoy coffee hour after the morning service on Sundays. Currently we have 31 gracious generous hosts who serve about 3 coffee hours during the year. We always welcome new hosts and I will be updating our list and schedule to begin in January. We try to keep the offerings simple so that it is not too much of a burden on a host. There is help (usually our wonderful Frazier Marsh) cleaning up and coffee is already taken care of. If you feel called to host coffee hour, please contact Randy Peters.

Pastoral Care

If you have a pastoral care emergency or concern, call Dean Pritcher any time on the Pastoral Care line: 502-632-3213. In addition, when there are pastoral concerns about members of our congregation, and with the concurrence of the person or people concerned, Randy Peters sends an e-mail to a list of people who have indicated that they want to know about these concerns. If you want to be included in that distribution list, please let Randy know, either in person or by e-mail,

Welcome Ministry

Have you ever gone to a church for the first time and no one spoke to you as you entered? That is a Greeter’s role of outreach--to make a person feel welcome as they enter a church for the first time. It requires only about 15-20 minutes each time you greet and it is beneficial to the greeter as much as the one greeted. If you would like to help with this important service to the church, please contact the Dean or Bobbie Fritton.


Women’s Lunch Bunch

Cathedral women meet for fellowship and lunch on the third Thursday of each month. For more information, or to make a reservation, e-mail, or call Mildred Franks, 893-3815.

Men’s Lunch Group

Cathedral men will meet for lunch and conversation on the first Wednesday of the month. For information call Mike DaRif at 500-4157. All Cathedral men are welcome.

Gay Men’s Supper Club

The Cathedral’s Gay Men’s Supper Club meets each month for conversation and supper. Contact Bill Shelton,, or call 897-3079.

we build New or Updated This Week — Office Volunteers

Office Volunteers

Thank you to the office volunteers for the week of February 4: Mildred Franks, Dorothy Converse, Carolyn Van Zant. If you would like to volunteer some time in the office contact Frazier Marsh

ENROLL in the Kroger Community Rewards program

The Cathedral reaps the financial benefits every time you use your Kroger Plus Card.


Here’s how to register on-line: • Visit and hit “Create an Account.” • Register your Kroger Plus Card number.
 • Once you are registered, you’ll see a tab that says “Kroger Community Rewards.” Hit the “Enroll” tab.
 • You will be asked for the company name or number. For best results, enter the Cathedral company number, 11088. • Confirm “Christ Church Cathedral” as your charity and you are signed up.

Parking at the Cathedral

Parking has been arranged for Sunday mornings at 3 locations: the Transamerica Parking Lot adjacent to Cathedral Commons (Sunday mornings only), at the corner of 2nd and Muhammed Ali; the old “Midas Lot” behind the Cathedral and entered by 1st St. at Louisville Surgical Center entrance; and the YMCA Garage on 2nd St. The Transamerica lot is only to be used for Sunday mornings (you will be towed if you park there at other times). The old “Midas Lot” can also be used on Sunday mornings and in the evenings and on Saturday when the Louisville Surgical Center is closed. The YMCA Garage can be used at anytime although there may be a parking fee depending on day and time. We will continue to work on other options.

Digital Giving

A campaign has been created for online giving with an option to give for general support. The goal is unlimited, but in the future items can be added with specific goals if needed. Payments are made online through with a credit or debit card. The Cathedral will receive a check each month less a 5% payment processing fee. A report will be emailed monthly as well, listing details of each contribution. Campaigns can be accessed using the Donate link at the top of our website. A link will need to be added for mobile.

Membership in the Episcopal Church

Episcopal Church Membership is automatic in the parish at which you were baptized or confirmed, and you can easily move your membership when you relocate. If you would like to become an Episcopalian or to move your membership to the Cathedral, call the parish office, or leave your request with Dean Pritcher. The Cathedral will contact your former parish and make the necessary changes. You make the request, and the Cathedral will handle the paperwork.

Office Hours

The Cathedral Office hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm., and the building is open from 9:00 am til 4:30 pm. To see Frazier Marsh, Parish Administrator, come between 9:00 and 11:00 am. However, if you have a pastoral care need at any time and cannot get through, the pastoral care line is always open. The number is: 502-632-3213.

Scan Your Bulletin and Other Tech Notes

A QR code is posted at each entrance of the Nave. Scan it with your smartphone or other electronic device to download the Service Bulletin and Cathedral Matters into your device. To access the Cathedral’s Wi Fi signal when you are here, use the password ccc421425. And friend us on Facebook: Christ Church Cathedral (421 S. 2nd St., Louisville). Let us know if you have any questions.

Priest Associates

The Rev’d William L. Bippus and the Rev’d R. Edgar Wallace are Priest Associates at the Cathedral. They serve on Sundays, preaching and presiding; on weekdays, in support of Midday Mass; and daily, offering sage advice from their wealth of experience in parish ministry.

Cathedral Chapter Sara Ceresa, Diocesan Representative Michael Cooper Vance Fritton Kirt Jacobs Sissy Lanier Kitten Lawless Patsy Melton James Moody, Diocesan Representative Laura Muhlenberg, Diocesan Representative Helen Murray Bill Shelton Stephanie Potter Tom Peters, Senior Warden Paul Real Kay Shields Wilkinson


Arts on the Corner

Presenting Tafelmusik — works by George Philipp Telemann and others. Jayne Drummond, baroque oboe, Rob Simons, baroque violin, Bruce Heim, natural horn, Stanley Howard, baroque bassoon, Jack Ashworth, harpsichord. Sunday, Feb. 11, 3 pm. Highland Presbyterian Church, 1011 Cherokee Rd.

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense

Want to do something different on Valentine’s Day? Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is sponsoring an Advocacy Day at the capital in Frankfort on the morning of February 14th. Join us in our efforts to reduce gun violence by working to keep dangerous gun bills , such as “permitless carry” and guns on college campuses and K -12 schools, from becoming law. If you would like to join Mom’s, wear red to stand with us in the rotunda from 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. and our voices will be seen and heard. We will also be attending a committee meeting and individual meetings with our legislators. Questions and more information – contact Jane Halliday

PLEDGE UPDATE Total of pledges received, 87 Amount pledged $296,445


CALENDAR Sunday, February 11 • 8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I in the Chapel • 9:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study in the Library • 9:45 a.m. Children’s Sunday School: Art Day in the Atrium • 9:45 a.m. Choir rehearsal • 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the Cathedral • 11:45 a.m. Coffee Hour • 12 noon Dean’s Forum in the Library: Traces of the Trade • 5 p.m. Evensong and Concert in the Nave Monday, February 12 • Cathedral Office Closed • Noon Eucharist in the Chapel Tuesday, February 13 • Office Hours 10 am —1 p.m. • 11:00 a.m. Staff Meeting • Noon Eucharist in the Chapel • 6:30 p.m. Shrove Tuesday Chili Cook Off Wednesday, February 14 • Office Hours 10 a.m. —1 p.m. • Noon Ash Wednesday Liturgy in the Nave • 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday Liturgy in the Nave Thursday, February 15 • Dean’s Sabbath • Office Hours 10 a.m. —1 p.m. • Noon Eucharist in the Chapel Friday, February 16 • Office Hours 10 a.m. —1 p.m. • Noon Eucharist in the Chapel Saturday, February 17 • Cathedral Closed Sunday, February 18 • 8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist , Rite I in the Chapel • 9:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study • 9:45 a.m. Choir rehearsal • 9:45 a.m. Children’s Sunday School in Dean’s Hall • 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the Cathedral • 11:45 a.m. Coffee Hour in Deans’ Hall • 12:15 a.m. Dean’s Forum in the Library: Traces of the Trade • 12 Noon CLOUT Meeting 8

Why do we pray, study, work, listen and build?

Benedict, the father of Benedictine spirituality, suggested that our life is best balanced between prayer, study, and work. We have taken that challenge as the basis of our common life together at Christ Church Cathedral: We pray (worship and the arts). We study (spiritual formation). We work (service to others). In addition, we know that we are sustained by our life together, and that works best when we listen to one another. We also aim to build and maintain a structure that will support all of our ministry efforts. And so: We listen (cathedral life and fellowship), We build (administration). In Cathedral Matters, you will find information about ministry opportunities at the Cathedral which fit into all five of these areas. Under each of the five main categories you will see what is new to the listing for this week. You will notice that some paragraphs repeat weekly, so that our guests won’t miss any news. You are urged to take your Cathedral Matters home with you so that you will have it for ready reference. Now, read about our ministry, think about how you would like to be involved...and jump right in!

Christ Church Cathedral 421 S. 2nd St., Louisville, KY 40202 502 • 587 • 1354 Frazier Marsh • administrative assistant

The Very Rev. Joan Pritcher • dean

We Pray . . .

Prayer is at the heart of Christian community. We use this space to bring before God and the community the needs of those we love. Please submit prayer requests for yourself and others to the church office: We will include those names here so that the community may join you in prayer.

. . . in the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, for the Anglican Church of Kenya . . . in the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, for the Church of Our Merciful Savior, Louisville . . . for Cathedral members in need of healing Donna Pottinger, James Searcy, Ginger Shackleton, Tim Tice, Carol Brown, Charles Cooksey, Gretchen Davis, Jack Jacobs, Carol Kendall, Norma Laufer, Gary Pope . . . for family and friends of Cathedral members

Frank Turner Ed Harrel, Dave Pottinger David Collett, Janet Shedd & family, Sam Watkins Alex and Brittany, Brian Coahran, James, Nathan Kelly Brown, Sandy Burns, Diane Hobscheid, Keith Kozel, Liz, Albert Nelson Diane Nettles Nancy Parshley, Phyllis Pope, Robinson/French Families, Mike Streuwing Andy Rochester Terry Swords Ann, Jeff Kevin Mathes Nancy Tucker, Tammi Winemillerr George, McKenzie Carey Duval, Elizabeth Foster, Michael Foster, Tara Moriarty Marge Brown, Monta Rae Cook, Diane Flechler, Alison Heppard, Carl Horton Judy Horton, Kathy Koloff, Phillip Koloff, Jim Porter, Sharon Turner Louis Besten, Forrest Cook, David Cracraft, Mike Kimery Gene Lichtefeld, Morgan Phillips, Gibbs Reese, Alex Rohleder, Judy Vance Justin Gallahar Clayton, Jim, Bill Turner, Mary Turner Jack Jacobs Grace Kleinschmidt Eric Zoerb Art Embry, Nick & Sally Heil, Jim Watkins & Dean Weller Becky E., Liam, Sam, Noah & Molly, Paula Hamilton, Jeff Potter Foster care children in the Commonwealth of Kentucky Laura Ingram Koehler, Brian Starr Matthew, Nina David Ellis Lindsay Wager Susan Livingston, Doug Murray Cheryl Heath Matt Livingood Mary Dade, Elena & Max Matthews, Bridget Puzon Ivan Potter Brittany, Hank Buckwalter, Liam Coursey, Grace Flint, Margaret Holt Alexander, Tom Stigger Barbara Robertson, Chaurice Weathers, Sydney Whelan Steven, Beth Julius Gray, Bee Lampkins Jared Stivers

. . . for those celebrating birthdays

Dorothy Converse, David Eng, Paula Hale

requested by

Jerry Brown Carol Brown Melinda Collett Jim Collings Dorothy Converse Page Curry Mike DaRif Judy Donahue Darren Drain Tara Durnil McCall Eng Mike Foster Bobbie Fritton Vance Fritton Lea Ann Garbrough Paula Hale Kirt Jacobs Bruce Kleinschmidt Sissy Lanier Terry Laun Kitten Lawless Jan Margerum Frazier Marsh Jerry Marsh Patsy Melton Helen Murray Becky Norris Larry & Nancy Otto Randy Peters Stephanie Potter Dean Pritcher Jan Scholtz Jim Snyder Tom Thill Tim Tice Kay Shields Wilkinson

Christ Church Cathedral Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky The Rt. Rev. Terry Allen White, Bishop The Very Rev. Joan Pritcher, Dean in the Interim The Rev. William L. Bippus, Pastoral Associate The Rev. R. Edgar Wallace, Pastoral Associate The Rev. Dr. Eva Markham, Deacon Frazier Marsh, Interim Office Manager Thomas Thill, Sacristan 421 South Second Street, Louisville, KY 40202 502-587-1354 •

Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville: Bulletin for February 11, 2018  
Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville: Bulletin for February 11, 2018