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CC Happenings 2-7-13

This Sunday February 10 7:30am Holy Eucharist: Rite I 8:45am Holy Eucharist: Rite II 11:00am Holy Eucharist: Rite II

10:00am 10:00am 10:00am 12:30pm 5:00pm 5:00pm

Farewell Reception Sunday School for all ages Parish Choir Farewell Luncheon EYC Walking the Labyrinth

Just Ahead Today, February 7 Opening Holy Eucharist for the 130th Convention of the Diocese of East Carolina will be held at Christ Church @ 6pm. All are welcome to attend. Sunday, February 10 ~ Peter’s Farewell The reception for Peter and Rachael will be held in the Parish House following the 8:45 service and the luncheon will be held in the Ministry Center following the 11:00 service. ~Walking the Labyrinth All are invited to come walk the Labyrinth beginning at 5pm. The labyrinth is a meditation, relaxation and spiritual tool. Beginning in churches in the United States, this revival now encompasses religious communities of all types. Tuesday, February 12 ~ Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper is on Tuesday, February 12 from 5:00 – 7:00pm, and our youngest members will bury the “Alleluias” for Lent at 5:30pm. Tickets are $5 for those 13 & up, $3 for kids 3-12, kids under 3 are free.

Wednesday, February 13 Ash Wednesday Services Holy Eucharist @ 10am, 12pm and 7pm

Women’s Grief Group An eight-week grief group for women will begin Thursday, February 14 from 2:00 to 3:00pm. Facilitated by the Rev. Marquita L. Hutchens, this group is for women who have lost someone special within the last year or who are caring for someone who is terminally ill. We will talk about the experience of loss and the process of healing. If interested please contact Marquita at marquitahutchens@christchurchnewbern.com, 252-639-0606. Schedules for Service Participants Eucharistic Ministers, Acolytes, Ushers and Greeters Please sign-up by February 10 for the special services for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, the Great Vigil of Easter and Ascension Day on the sign-up sheets in the Vesting Room and in the Narthex.. Farm Workers Shower Bags and Food Packs On the Sundays in February through March 10, the Farmworkers Ministry will be giving out Shower Bags and Food Packs. . All shower bags and food pack items should be returned by Friday, March 15. Shower Bags and Food Packs will be delivered on Sunday, March 17 and we will also attend church with the farmworkers. All are welcome to come on this field trip. For more information, contact Jerry and Anne Ocorr, 634-3595. Music Director Search Committee ~ Progress Report The Search Committee for Music Director has completed its survey of the congregation and is compiling all of the input. We have had several meetings and developed the strategy and process we will use in making our recommendations to the Vestry. We are advertising the position opening in several venues and have already had some interest from candidates. All Search Committee members have been engaged actively in our start-up of the search process; if you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact any of the members: Susan Husson, Nelson McDaniel, Janet Peregoy, Mike Power, Jean Reichenbach, Mimi Watrous, Sims Wayt and Robert Womack.

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