Parish News and Announcements

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Weekly Newsletter

Church latest announcements and events are in our Thursday newsletter. If you would like to receive the newsletter by email or postal service, please send your request to Printed copies can also be found at the back of church.

Friday Night Sunday School (FNSS)
Also know as adult bible study. Two Fridays a month - September 2014 through May 2015
The next two lessons are Nov. 7 and 21. All are welcome, please bring your family and friends! Please click here to view the entire 2014/2015 program schedule. There is no fee for this program.

Each session includes a group potluck meal, prayer, fun lessons, and crafts. We are reaching
out to the greater community to afford those who don't attend Christ Church services an opportunity to move deeper in their faith and make a difference in our world. Parents have the option of dropping off their child or staying for the evening, when the adults also gather in a comfortable setting to discuss and interpret the lessons and verses among themselves. The goal is to have this be a program of fellowship, Christian formation and renewal for our families. Contact the office @ 301-884-3451 if you have questions. To learn more, please visit about our growing programm, please click the following link:

Website Migration Development
The team is getting together to revamp the Christ Church web site!  We have been having some technical difficulties with the Christ Church web site. Some elements are resisting updating — like the e-weekly spot — and we think the presentation could be better and easier to navigate.
Because the web site is our electronic "front door," the vestry has authorized an upgrade to be directed by Bill Dollins.  Bill will involve some of Christ Church's tech-savvy high schoolers to assist with transferring content from the current site to the new web environment. They'll benefit from learning the new software that will be employed and will be able to satisfy their community service requirements at the same time. We expect that updating the site will soon be easier and faster. We'll keep you posted as the improvements are made.

Altar Flowers
To make a donation towards altar flowers as a memorial or in celebration of a birthday, anniversary, etc., please submit to the office, and dedications will be listed in the Sunday bulletin. On the memo line of your check, please include your flower dedication. You may drop it in Sunday's offering plate, by the office during business hours, or mail it to P.O. Box 8, Chaptico, MD 20621.

"Custom Christ Church Shirts For Sale"
T-Shirts & Polo Shirts may be ordered through the parish office.  The custom shirts are great for promoting our church and faith and for church events.  Every order placed to the company requires a minimum order of 25 items. Orders are tentative based on shirt reservations. Of the first set ordered, we only have 6 left. The shirts are “ice grey” in color with the Christ Church name and EpiscopalChurch logo. Youth - Adults Sizes: Small - XL $12;
2XL $13;  3XL $15: Polo Shirts are $22

Custom Christ Church Ornaments: Beautiful, elegant, & affordable. 3D-24kt gold finish, boxed and gift ready ornaments. Hang them on your tree or in a window. Perfect for gifts, collectibles, keepsake to cherish for many years to come. Two Types: Traditional - $12.00 each or Stain Glass SunCatcher - $15.00 each. Please contact Crystal by email or call 301-884-3451.

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