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This Week at Christ Church April 14 ~ April 21 A worshiping community in New Bern and the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina since 1715

Welcome We are thankful that you have chosen Christ Church as your place of worship today. Should you desire pastoral services or notices of the church events, please complete a pew card and place it in the offering plate.

Alleluia! The Lord is Risen Indeed! Sunday, 4/14 Please join us in the Parish House for Coffee Hour after each service 8:15am Sunday Breakfast 10:00am Sunday School for all ages 10:00am Parish Choir 3:00pm Cursillo Ultreya 5:00pm EYC

For those new to Episcopal worship, it is customary for the congregation to prepare for the service in quiet and prayer. Page numbers refer to the red Book of Common Prayer. Hymns and Service Music (S) are found in the blue Hymnal 10:00am 1982. PFS refers to the green 10:45am Parish Family Songbook and 11:00am WLP refers to the green Won12:00pm der, Love and Praise.

Monday, 4/15 Home Place Service off-site McCarthy Court Service off-site Staff Meeting Noonday Prayer 6:30pm Men’s Bible Study

Nursery Tuesday, 4/16 Our nursery is available on Sundays from 8:30am until 8:00am Holy Eucharist 12:15pm for children from 10:00am Women’s Bible Study birth to 3 years old. The 12:00pm Noonday Prayer nursery is located on the first 2:00pm Order of St. Luke floor of the education wing to the right of the reception area. Wednesday, 4/17

Wednesday, 4/17, cont’d 6:00pm EfM 6:15pm “Came To Believe” AA 7:00pm Parish Choir Thursday,4/18 10:00am Sterling House Service off-site 12:00pm Noonday Prayer 2:00pm Grief Group for Women Friday, 4/19 Saturday, 4/20 8:00am Men’s Breakfast Sunday, 4/21 RCS Ingathering Sunday 7:30am Holy Eucharist: Rite I 8:15am Sunday Breakfast 8:45am Holy Eucharist: Rite II 10:00am Sunday School for all ages 10:00am Parish Choir 11:00am Holy Eucharist: Rite II 2:00pm EYC off-site 5:00pm Walking the Labyrinth

10:00am Holy Eucharist Pastoral Care 12:00pm Noonday Prayer We encourage you to let us know when an illness, hospital- 3:45pm Cherubs and Choristers ization, death, transition or 5:00pm King George Choir joyful event occurs in your life. For ongoing care, Stephen Adult Education ~ Session 6 Ministers are available to provide one-on-one confidential April 7 ~ May 19 care-giving to individuals who (Check the poster in the Reception Area for more information) have experienced a loss, crisis or difficult life transition. ClerNew Class: At the Intersection of Scripture & Prayer, the Rev. Paul Canady gy and Lay Eucharistic Visitors Pelletier Room are available to bring communion if you are unable to New Class: An Introduction to Paul and His Letters, the Rev. Marquita L. Hutchens, attend church services. If you 2nd Floor Living Room would like a visit from one of Synthesis, CB Evans, Library the clergy, please call one of them to make an appointKaren Bible Study, Jane Ashford, Karen Classroom ment. They will be happy to come see you. Restrooms Restrooms are through the door at the left of the chancel, on either side of the entrance way into the Parish Hall.

Christ Episcopal Church 252-633-2109 320 Pollock St., PO Box 1246, New Bern, NC 28563 Visit us on the Web at <> Christ Church’s Facebook page <>

Just Ahead Thursday, May 2 St. Frances’ Picnic @ 5pm at the home of Helen Shine Friday, May 3 Parish Movie @ 7pm Sunday, May 5 Sunday Breakfast @ 8:15am Tuesday, May 7 ECW Spring Dinner @ 5pm

RCS Food Bags for RCS Ingathering Sunday will be given out after each service today.

New Education Class An Introduction to Paul and His Letters Sunday classes begin this week, April 14 at 10am, Upstairs Living Room Facilitator: The Rev. Marquita L. Hutchens This study looks at the theological perspectives and moral reasoning that shape Paul’s letters to the churches he planted. We will engage the spiritual autobiography Paul himself gives in his letters – from his early efforts to destroy the church to risking his life establishing churches throughout a vast region, from Jerusalem through Asia Minor to Rome. When studied closely, Paul’s letters transform Christians from being casual about their faith to engaging in the profound meaning that Christ’s sacrifice has for them personally in today’s world. The study booklet will be provided. Farmworkers Thank You! Thanks to all who donated toiletries and food for the Episcopal Farmworkers Ministry. The shower bags and food packs were delivered on Sunday and some were handed out to farmworkers who have arrived early for the growing season. We attended the Sunday service and were treated to a lunch afterwards, thanks to Father Tony Rojas. Thanks also to Alva and Judy Windham who hauled some of the items and shared in the festivities. Next we will be seeking work clothes: long pants (32-34 waists), long sleeved shirts, hats, shoes etc. Watch for the collection box in the reception area. Anne and Jerry Ocorr

Called to Serve... C-TV 10 (Channel 10), Sunday, 4/14 at 6:30pm and on Thursday, 4/18 at 7pm, or at ~ Dana Outlaw from Trinity United Methodist Church on his faith journey

Christ Church Prayer List Copies of the Prayer List are available in the reception area.

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