Christ Church Valdosta Weekly Bulletin
July 12, 2013
In This Issue:
Christ Church side view
Worship Services


July 14: 8 Pentecost Proper 10


Vestry Member of the Day: 

   Steve Roberts


Coffee hour hosts:

   Sheri Gravett, Jane Kinney 



8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I
    (no music)
Celebrant - Joye Cantrell
Preacher - Joye Cantrell
Lay Eucharistic Minister - Allen Dear
10:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Celebrant - Joye Cantrell
Preacher - Tar Drazdowski
Deacon - Stella Clark
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Pauline Brown, Mike Tanner, Eric Nielsen
Lay Readers - Duke Guthrie, Pauline
   Brown, Cathy Oglesby
Ushers - Bill Sineath, Helen Tucker
Acolytes - Beth Baker, Pierce Baker,
   Hudson Tanner, Grace Tanner
6:00 p.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Celebrant - Joye Cantrell
Preacher - Tar Drazdowski
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Pauline
   Brown, Nancy Lutsko
Lay Readers - Merrill Guice, Alan
Ushers - Helen Tucker
6:00 p.m.,  Vespers, Gabard Bldg.
 Compline with homily or discussion 
First Lesson - Amos 7:7-17
Psalm - 82
Second Lesson - Colossians 1:1-14
Gospel - Luke 10:25-37

Every Wednesday
6 p.m.

Every Thursday
7 a.m.


Statistical Information

(Latest Available Financials)

May: Income - $59, 852 

         Expenses - $43,758

YTD: Income - $264,935

         Expenses - $253,447

Attendance for July 7th:

8:00 a.m. - 21

10:00 a.m. - 113

6:00 p.m. -  35


Upcoming Events
July 20: Painting Tomberlin House
July 22: Vestry Meeting
July 24: Rib & Chicken Cookout
Aug. 18: Financial Peace Univ.



Clergy and Staff of 
Christ Episcopal Church

The Rev. Laura "Joye" Q. Cantrell, Interim Rector
[email protected] 

church office (229) 242-5115


The Rev. Tar Drazdowski,

Assistant Rector
[email protected] 

church office (229) 242-5115  

other (229) 249-0895



The Rev. Jim Elliott, Assisting Priest
[email protected]  

church office (229) 242-5115  

other (229) 242-3333
Currently assigned by the Diocese of Georgia as Vicar, St. James Episcopal Church, Quitman, GA


The Rev. Deacon Stella Clark
[email protected] 

church office (229) 242-5115

other (229) 559-6159


The Rev. Deacon Patricia Marks
[email protected] 

church office (229) 242-5115 

other (229) 630-8644


Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator
[email protected] 

church office (229) 242-5115


Amy Creasy, Bookkeeper
[email protected] 

bookkeeper's office (229) 242-0616 




Painting Party
July 20, 2013     8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Christ Church will be having a painting party on July 20, 2013, from 8:30 till noon. Put on your painting clothes and join us on the 20th at 8:30 a.m. at the Norma Tomberlin house. We will be painting the outside of the house. Paint and equipment will be supplied. Lunch will be provided at 12:00 p.m. Please join us.

Rib & Chicken Cookout
July 24, 2013  6:40 p.m.

There will be a cookout following the Wednesday evening service on July 24, 2013.  Please RSVP the church office no later than Monday, July 15, 2013.  The meat needs to be ordered so we need an accurate number to make sure we have enough food for everyone.  Please let us know your meat preference Ribs, Chicken or both.


What is your opinion?
Parish Survey
The Vestry would like to know your preferences on service times, type of music and Christian education for our church. Please fill out the online survey by July 31. It is anonymous and tabulated by computer. If you prefer a printed copy, please contact Kim in the church office.

Vestry Meeting
Rescheduled for July 22, 2013

The Vestry meeting scheduled for July 15, 2013 has been postponed to July 22, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

We are sorry for any inconveniences that this change may cause.

Cell Phone recycling
Help support The Haven
The Haven is collecting old, broken, unused, or outdated cell phones.  Donating your old cell phone will help The Haven serve victims of domestic violence.  Cell phones can be dropped in the box located in the Parish Hall, or can be dropped off at the Community Depot.
Lock-in and Tubing
August 9 & 10, 2013 (tentative dates)
The Youth are planning a lock-in on Friday, starting 7:00 p.m. at the Gabard Education Building.  The group will leave the church Saturday morning for a day of tubing down the Ichetucknee River.  They should return to the church by 5:00 Saturday evening.  Anyone interested in attending, please contact David Singleton.

Search Committee 

Please pray for the Search Committee as it works on the Parish Profile.  Pray that we will find language and images that will accurately depict the spirit of Christ Church.  The Search Committee is meeting on Thursday, July 18 to review the Parish Profile


If you have questions, please contact Phyllis Holland, 242-0577.


With our sincere gratitude,

The Search Committee members: Michael Black; Allan Dear; Phyllis Holland, Chair; Jeani Synyard; Mike Tanner; Helen Tucker; Nikki Yarbrough.

Summer Worship Schedule
The 8:00am,10:00am and 6:00pm services will continue through August, and the vestry will be asking for your feedback on why you attend the service that you attend and what you particularly like about that liturgy.
Financial Peace University
August 18, 2013     3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m

This life-changing 9-week class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by Frances Guice will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever.

For more information please contact Frances

New Articles in The Vineyard
Published this week
The new articles in The Vineyard this week feature the opening of The Community Depot and an updated report on the "Sister to Sister Summit" co-sponsored by Christ Church.
Automatic Pay for Church Pledge
From your bank
An easy way to pay your church pledge is through automatic bill payment at your bank. Set up the details with your bank either in person or online, then email Bookkeeper Amy Creasy to let her know your new arrangements. It's easy and a free service.

Birthdays this week
July 13 - July 19

14   Jerry DeMott

15   David Cribb, John Hiers, David Holland

16   Sandra Fletcher

17   Michael Black, Linda Burch, Rachel Rumstay

18   Pepi Nelson

19   Lisa Gilchrist


Wedding Anniversaries this week
July 13 - July 19


Baptismal Anniversaries this week

July 13 - July 19

19   Diane Halim 


Please contact the church office to update our records if we missed your Birthday, Wedding Anniversary, or Baptismal Anniversary.

Remember in your prayers

Dave Armstrong, Pat Armstrong, Joan Bailey, Mimi Bajalia,
Helen Bennett, Katherine Berkman, Jeff Bezona, Carmen Boatwright, Pat Bradley, Judy Carter, Dave Clark, Lydia Coddington, Aleta Corley, Cheryl Critchfield, Leroy Dorminy, Kim Dudley, Ann Embry, Gene and Pam Garner, Travis Grove, Harriett Hester, Margaret Hiers, Velma Hobgood, Ramona Hoffman, Frances Jessup, Andrew Martin, Nancy Martin, Jayne Nyhammer, Lee Page, Valerie Page, Terry Parsons, Mark Reading, Bernice Roberts, Reva Rollins, Marti Schert, Eloise Smith, Tom Smith, Danelle Starling, Krystle Stotler, Ronnie Thompson, and Emory Warrick, Sr.

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

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