Weekend Update – April 4, 2019

SUNDAY, APRIL 7th – Join us at 9:00, 9:45 & 11:00 as we celebrate the Fifth Sunday in Lent. Rev. Jay Parkins will be preaching on “Doing A New Thing” – Isaiah 43:16-21 & Philippians 3:4b-14.

YOUTH CAR WASH – SUNDAY, APRIL 7TH – 8:45AM TO 12:15PM. Donations accepted. Have your car washed while you enjoy worship. All donations go toward youth mission trips.

DONATIONS DUE SUNDAY! MISSION COMMISSION ==FOOD BASKET MINISTRY “A generous person will be blessed, for he gives some of his food to the poor.” Proverbs 22:9

The Mission Commission of Christ Church is sponsoring an Easter Food Basket ministry for 30 families that attend Piedmont Elementary. These baskets will contain all the items to prepare a nice Easter meal. We will also include a children’s book on the story of Easter and a brochure of our church services and activities.

Thank you for supporting this vital ministry of feeding our neighbors!

EASTER FLOWER ORDERS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED – The Worship & Arts Committee will be decorating the Centrum and the Chapel with Easter Lilies and Tulips for Easter morning. If you would like to purchase a flower in honor or in memory of a loved one, fill out an order form (located in Sunday bulletins & at the information desk in Narthex) and turn in to the church office by Wednesday, April 19th. The cost is $10 per flower.

CUM T-SHIRTS FOR SALE – The blue CCUM t-shirts with the white logo will go on sale Sunday, April 14th. The cost is $10 each. These will come in handy when you volunteer for CCUMunity Day.

LABYRINTH NEWS – During Lent the Labyrinth will be available for prayer and meditation from 8am to 5pm Monday-Thursday and 8am to Noon on Fridays.

2019/2020 THE GROWING PLACE PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION – has begun. Registration forms are located on the church website at www.ccumwv.org For more information contact Cindy Cash at 304-342-0192 ext. 220

2019 SPRING HEIGHTS SUMMER CAMPS REGISTRATION – Once again this year the Methodist church camp, Spring Heights, will be offering summer camp experiences for children and youth. Registration brochures are located in the Narthex. For more information visit Spring Heights on Facebook at www.facebook.com/springheightsFB

ASSISTANCE MINISTRY NEWS – Thank you to everyone who has donated toilet paper and empty detergent bottles. We now have plenty!


Palm Sunday, April 14 @ 9:00, 9:45 & 11:00am

Holy Thursday, April 18 @ 6:30 p.m.

Good Friday, April 19 @ 5:30 p.m. - Family & Children Service

Good Friday, April 19 @ 7:00 p.m.


@ Haddad Riverfront Park EASTER SUNDAY, April 21 @ 9:00, 9:45 & 11:00am

*More detailed information regarding these special services is located in the Sunday bulletins, Courier newsletter, CCUM website and at the information desk in the Narthex.

CCUMunity Day

Sunday, May 19th

On this day come out and BE the church in our community! Spread God’s love around the Kanawha Valley through acts of grace-filled volunteer services that we will do this day. We will only have a brief service at 9:00am then we will head off to our various work sites. Be sure to register ahead of time to pick the place you want to work. To register visit the CCUMunity table in the Narthex or visit the CCUM website: www.ccumwv.org. There will be a job for everyone doing something, somewhere. CHILDCARE will be offered for babies and preschoolers from 9am to Noon. At 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall we will gather for dinner provided by *Café Applachia. Reservations are required and donations will be accepted.

*To find out more about the mission of Café Applachia visit them on Facebook


May 5th @ 11:00am Confirmation Recognition

May 19th @ 9:00am CCUMunity Day

*June 16th @ 11:00am Annual Conference Sunday

*On this Sunday the youth of Christ Church United Methodist from Lexington, KY will be leading singing and leading worship.


CCUMunity Day May 19

Music Camp July 8-12

Vacation Bible School July 29-August 3

Kristine Bandojo