Weekend Update – March 7, 2019


March 7 2019

SUNDAY, MARCH 10 @ 12:30 IN FELLOWSHIP HALL - PIZZA WITH THE PASTORS - Everyone is invited Discussion of the results of the 2019 Special General Conference. Join pastors Jay & Jon for a time of conversation and reflection on the results of the Special General Conference on Human Sexuality.

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.


Our Christ Church Senior High Girls Basketball team won the city championship! A special Thank You to Dan Smithson and Martha Hall for leading these girls to victory.

NEW! PRAYER SHAWL CLASS - Beginning March 11th , Linda Meszaros will be leading a crochet class on making a simple prayer shawl. This class will meet on Mondays in March at 10am in the Potter Room. Everyone is invited to attend.

LENTEN STUDIES - The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday March 6. This year we will be offering several studies to assist you in the Lenten journey. Beginning Ash Wednesday, the Adam Hamilton study Simon Peter: Flawed But Faithful Disciple will be offered at Edgewood Summit at 11:00 a.m. Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. the FaithWeavers class (Room 153) will be studying Adam Hamilton’s Creed: What Christians Believe and Why

Our 9:45 Adult Sunday School classes will be offering different studies.

  • Canaan Class (Room 222)will be studying Seven Realities of Experiencing God

  • Pathfinders Class (Room 200) will be studying Creed: What Christians Believe and Why

  • Benson-Epps Class (Room 228) will be offering a new study yet to be determined. A Wednesday morning study on the Psalms of Ascent will meet at 10:00 a.m. in the

A Wednesday morning study on the Psalms of Ascent will meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Wolfe-Omega. In addition, we have materials for the six-week study Seeds of Hope published by the West Virginia Annual conference. Contact Lisa at the church office to get this study. Please join in any of these studies to grow in your Discipleship as we journey to the cross this Lenten season.

LIBRARY NEWS - In the 248s, here are provocative titles: You're Going to be OK, Grandmother Time Anytime, Feminine Crisis in Christian Faith, Flying Solo, Keeping Faith at Work, Grief Relief, Empty Nest, Full Life; plus the sermons of John Wesley. The shelves are full now, so save your books for the Fall Fair. We still need a librarian or computer guru to log all the books in an online card catalogue.

ASSISTANCE MINISTRY NEEDS – Toilet Paper, lots and lots of toilet paper! Donations can be dropped off to Lisa in the church office.

OPEN HOUSE AND YOU’RE ALL INVITED - Kate, Mason, and Paxton Schramm are planning a visit to West Virginia in March. They are excited to be back in Christ Church for the day. Kate and Mason were such a blessing to our congregation before they moved to South Dakota in January 2017.

To allow those who want to chat with them while they are in town, there will be an Open House on March 17, 2019 from 4 until 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall. This is just an informal gathering with time to sit and chat, and to meet Paxton who was born in November 2018. If you would like to donate light refreshments (appetizer, veggie tray, fruit tray, or dessert) for the Open House, please contact either Lori Ray: lorirayabc@aol.com or Joan Rodberg: jarodberg1@aol.com

Kristine Bandojo