A word about our services.
Christ Church has several regularly scheduled weekly services. They are on Sunday at 8:00 & 10:30 AM, and Wednesdays at 7:15 AM at the Parish hall in the Rector's office.
A word about our worship.
Sunday is traditionally when Episcopalians gather to worship. The principal worship service is the Holy Eucharist, or as it is also known, "The Lord's Supper," "Holy Communion," or "The Mass."
All Are Welcome.
All baptized Christians -- no matter what age, and no matter of what denomination -- are welcome to receive communion, that is, eat the bread and drink the wine with the congregation, regardless of which Church they were baptized in.
There are many different styles in which Episcopalians worship, from very formal with lots of singing, music, fancy clothes (called vestments), and incense, to very informal spoken styles that have...
Liturgy And Ritual
Worship in the Episcopal Church is said to be "liturgical," which means that the congregation follows the same service and prays from texts that don't change very much from week to week during
The Holy Eucharist: The Liturgy of the Word
In spite of the diversity of worship styles in the Episcopal Church, Holy Eucharist always has the same components and the same shape.
The Holy Eucharist: The Liturgy of the Table
Next, the priest stands at the table, which has been set with a cup of wine and a plate of bread-or thin, crispy wafers. Then he or she raises his or her hands and greets the congregation again: "The Lord be With You."