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April 13 ~ April 20

The above concert , sung by your Parish Choir, will portray through music and readings the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. David Leahey will conduct the choir and Lewis Moore will provide accompaniment. The concert will last about one hour and will take place in the church sanctuary. Once again, the choir will sing from the chancel. Many of the anthems will be sung to tunes that are familiar. Most will be sung a cappella窶馬o organ accompaniment. The concert will be a quiet and meditative time for the parish. It will serve as a wonderful way to enter Holy Week and to mark the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord. Please plan to attend.


Those Serving Today 7:30 Celebrant: The Rev Dr. William Carl Thomas Verger: Hal Stirling Eucharistic Ministers: Chip Curtis, Jack Painter Greeters: Margaret Burns, Harriet Milde 8:45 Celebrant: The Rev. Marquita L. Hutchens Verger: Hal Stirling Eucharistic Ministers: Jettie Pelletier, Bill Dorn Acolytes: Abby Garman, Trent Adams, Zach Bishop Ushers: Luke Asterman, Buddy Carpenter Greeters: Tom O’Connor, Harry Gormley Musicians: Mark West, Alesron Lancaster Director of Music: David Leahey 11:00 Celebrant: The Rev. Dr. William Carl Thomas Eucharistic Ministers: Ashley Buffa, Rip Taggart, Maddie Jandrain Acolytes: Jack Huddle, Kate Williamson, Tillie Jandrain Ushers: Ed Campbell, Carl Huddle, Ron Doane, Norma Doane Greeters: Joe and Nancy Mansfield Director of Music: David Leahey Altar Guild: Bobby Jones, Jackie Barney, Anne Wagner, Barbara West, Carol Kross, Barbara Odderstol, Rena Knott, Becky Kafer, Lindy Emory

Christ Church Clergy Interim Rector ~ The Rev. Dr. William Carl Thomas ~ Mobile 252.876.6841 Associate Rector for Pastoral Care ~ The Rev. Marquita L. Hutchens ~ Mobile 252.639.0606 Associate Rector for Youth & Young Family Ministries ~ The Rev. H. Paul Canady ~ Mobile 252.571.6892 Christ Church Staff Director of Music ~ David Leahey Operations Manager ~ Nancy Przybylko Director of Children’s Ministries ~ Ann Bustard Receptionist ~ Judi Dorn Nursery Staff ~ Stephanie Hawkins & Megan Uihlein Sexton ~ Bill Marshall Christ Church Vestry Term thru 2014: Ellen Chance, David Cook, Kathy Mansfield, Ray Tait Term through 2015: Jane Merritt, Senior Warden, Mike Power, Junior Warden, Mark Johnson, Charles Smith Term through 2016: Ross Beebe, Terry Brubaker, John Harper and Jettie Pelletier Christ Church welcomes information concerning church events and ministries. All items submitted for publication must be received in the office by no later than noon on Wednesdays, and are subject to editing based on the date (if applicable), content and available space. Submit items to communications@christchurchnewbern.com.


In peace we pray to you, Lord God Names on the list of families and friends remain on the prayer list for three months. If there is someone that needs to remain on the prayer list, please call the office to have their name placed on the list again. For our ill and recovering parishioners: Art and Diane Vance, Fred Latham, Barbara Willis, Norma Doane, Edna Bearnes, Doris McDougal, Herb Parker, Elliott Hudgins, Gary Derck, Margaret Hornby, Percy Thackston, Pat Chandler, Janet Stevens, Marge Trubiano, Lois Besanko, David, Jackie Barney, Dru Nichols, Linda Lore, Ralph Cowan, Jeanette Armour, Vance Harper Jones, Eddie Eddleman, Mike Pridgen, Ellen Maguire, Chris Thackston, Baker, Donna Johnson, Muriel Latham, Steve Dembickie, Kay Gariepy, Dottie Parker, Sonja Doran, Kim Huddle, Sue Hartley, Jean Reichenbach, Jay Valentine, Steve O’Brien

For our families and friends: Bella, Natalie, Natalie, Baby Alice, Holt, Karen, Virginia, Jim, Zachary, Arianna, Phyllis , Carolyn, Steve, John, Frances, James, Anna Mae, Steve, Jan, Andrew, Travis, Paul, Cynthia, Ima, Josh, Ruth, William, Derek, Tina, Bernie, Hudson, Donna, William, Carol, Michael, Jan, William, Mariya, Martin, Bob, Marcia, Biagio, Kris, Beth, Judith, Eve, Yvonne, Bill, Shirley, Frank, Kirby, Melinda, Ed

For our students away from home:

Bowers, Amanda Buffa, Cory Connell, Brittany Ferrell, Will Cook, Virginia Dutton, Anna Louise Flanagan, Kate Flanagan, Malia Guidage, Sarah Hancock, Victoria Hooper, Campbell Huddle, Jacques Jandrain, Sarah Jeske, Ashley King, Jay King, William Little, Tyler McClimon, Dana McLaughlin, Samantha Miller, James Robinson, Claire Shields, Ray Shields, Branham Talton, John Thomas, Eli Turner, Ian Turner

For our deployed military: Capt. Jason White, Cpl. Jason Church, Sgt. Bill Jarvis, Capt. Paul Truog, LCPL Ross Drury, SPC. Tyler Joseph, LT. Daniel Miller, PO1 Michael P. Gormley, Andrew Konzen, LT. Col. Chris Richie and family Michele, Hannah and Kate, Capt. Delbert R. Patton, PO James Hartley, SSG Andrea D. Eubanks, 1st LT Andrew Bonell

In thanksgiving for… the birth of Cole DiMartino Hansen, grandson of Bill and Edna Marie Thomas

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: St. Andrew’s, Goldsboro, St. Paul’s , Edenton Iglesia Episcopal San Miguel, Dominican Republic

Moe Andreiev, Whit Barnes, Kelsey Bennett, Lawrence

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Episcopal Church Women Diocese of East Carolina

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126th Annual Meeting April 24, 2014 St. James Parish, Third and Market Streets Wilmington, NC

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Called to Serve... C-TV 10 (Channel 10), Caela McCarthy of New Bern High School and Breath of God Ministries, will share about her upcoming Mission Trip to Rwanda. Sunday, 4/13 at 6:30pm and Thursday, 4/17 at 7pm, or at

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9:45 - Registration and Coffee 10:30 business meeting followed by the guest Speaker the Rt. Rev. Henry Parsley, retired Bishop of Alabama Topic: Ponder anew what the Almighty can do 11:45 -The Rt. Reverend Peter Lee, Provisional Bishop of our diocese will officiate at the Eucharist and install the newly elected officers 12:45- Lunch - Cost $15.00 If you plan to go and would like to carpool call Harriet Milde at 638-4895


Sunday, 4/13 Join us in the Parish House for coffee after each service. The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday 10:00am No Sunday School 10:00am Intergenerational Event (Parish House) 7:00pm Passiontide Concert Monday, 4/14 9:00am Morning Prayer (Chapel) 10:00am St. Elizabeth’s ECW 4:15pm Cherub & Choristers 5:15pm Stephen Ministers 6:30pm Stephen Ministry 6:30pm Men’s Bible Study 7:00pm Vestry Tuesday, 4/15 8:00am Holy Eucharist 10:00am Women’s Bible Study; Philippians (Women’s Connection Room) 2:00pm Order of St. Luke Wednesday, 4/16 10:00am Holy Eucharist 6:00pm EfM Program 6:15pm “Came To Believe” AA 7:00pm Parish Choir 7:00pm Tenebrae

Adult Education Classes: Session 6 Synthesis with C.B. Evans, Library

Thursday, 4/17 Maundy Thursday 10:00am Sterling House Service 7:00pm Holy Eucharist w/Foot Washing 8:00pm Prayer Vigil Friday, 4/18 Good Friday 8:00am Prayer Vigil (Chapel) 12:00pm Good Friday Liturgy 4:00pm Children’s Stations of the Cross (Churchyard) 5:00pm Stations of the Cross (Chapel) (Please enter at the reception door) Saturday, 4/19 8:00am Men’s Breakfast 9:00am Decorating for Easter 9:00am Holy Saturday Prayer Book Liturgy (Chapel) 4:15 pm Cherubs and Choristers 5:00pm The Great Vigil of Easter Holy Eucharist w/Holy Baptism Sunday, 4/20 Easter Day 7:30am Holy Eucharist: Rite I 9:00am and 11:00am Holy Eucharist: Rite II 10:00am No Sunday School

Children’s Stations of the Cross 

St. Elizabeth ECW Ken Capps, local author, will present his latest novel, ”Forgiving Waters” at the April 14 meeting at 10:00am in the Parish House. For more information, visit his website www.kennethlcapps.com/.

Decorating for Easter Saturday, April 19

Volunteers are needed to help with decorating the church for Easter. We will also need someone that can climb a ladder. Please meet in the sanctuary at 9:00am.

Decorating the Children’s Cross Note for children and parents: Please remember to bring flowers to decorate the cross on Easter Day (April 20) at the 9:00am and 11:00sm services. Do not wrap them in foil as it take time to remove the wrapping when we have such a short time and many children.

Come and join us for the Children’s Stations of the Cross, a form of devotion observed by pilgrims to Jerusalem. Participants will walk the way of eight stations offering prayers at a series of places in that city associated with our Lord’s passion and death. Our middle and high school parishioners will be our guides on Good Friday (April 18) at 4pm on the lawn closest to the old church site. Long awaited grandchild

Cole DiMartino Hansen Born: April 8, 2014 (2:03 am) 8 lbs 2 oz; 21 inches


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