Christ Church Valdosta Weekly Bulletin
July 25, 2014
In This Issue:

Worship Services


July 27: Pentecost 7 / Proper 12

Vestry Member of the Day:

   Sheri Gravett


Nursery Worker:

   Keri Wilkin


Coffee Hour Host:

   Sallie Honeycutt


Altar Flowers: Given by Eloise Smith in thanksgiving of my Christ Church family for all the love and support you give to me. 


8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I

    (no music)
Celebrant - The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
Preacher - The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
Lay Eucharistic Minister - Mike Tanner
10:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Celebrant -The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
Preacher - The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Molly
   Stevenson, Mike Tanner, Joe Tomberlin
Lay Readers - Joe Tomberlin, Mike
   Tanner, Phyllis Holland
Ushers - Al Turner, Larry Wisenbaker,
   Aaron Parten
Acolytes - Carter Elliott, Josie Parten,
   Diane Halim

6 p.m. Vespers - Sanctuary 


First Lesson -  Genesis 29:15-28
Psalm 128
Second Lesson - Romans 8:26-39
Gospel - Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

Every Wednesday
Evening Service
6 p.m.
Every Thursday
7 a.m.


Upcoming Events
Aug 10: Sunday School Resumes - 11:15
Aug 25: Preschool Classes Begin
Clergy and Staff of 
Christ Episcopal Church


The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson


[email protected]

church office (229) 242-5115


Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

[email protected] 

church office (229) 242-5115


Amy Creasy, Bookkeeper
[email protected] 

bookkeeper's office (229) 242-0616 


Angela Duncan, Music Director

[email protected]  

church office (229) 242-5115


Kathy Armstrong, Choirmaster

church office (229) 242-5115



Office hours: Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Rector's Email Address

Please note that the correct email address to reach Father Dave is [email protected]  


The email address [email protected] has been discontinued.

2014 Church Directory

The Communications Committee has completed a new Church Directory.  If you would like a PDF of the directory to print at home (21 pages), contact Kim Dudley or Michael Black.  


We have not had an up-to-date directory in five years, and this document is our best attempt to capture those individuals who are affiliated with Christ Church.  We apologize in advance if your name or picture is inadvertently omitted; email us and we will correct immediately.   


-Michael Black, Communications Committee 

Flower Calendar
The Flower Calendar is posted in the parish hall.  There are a number of vacancies for the months of August and September.  If you are interested in placing flowers on the altar one Sunday, please stop by the parish hall and sign-up. Flowers can come from a number of sources such as florists, nurseries, wild flowers, or your yard.  Flowers can be given in honor or memory of loved ones.  Contact Kim Dudley for more details.
DR Mission Team Report
A record year for scholarships
Your 2014 DR Mission Team accomplished amazing things in the the DR this year. Read about the good work in the final report posted as a Vineyard article. The home teams from several team members' churches supported the scholarship effort so successfully that we were able to fund 35 scholarships at $350 for the upcoming year. That is $12,250. In 2013 we funded 25 scholarships, which was a record at that time. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Acolytes Needed
Would you like to be an Acolyte and help out with worship? We are looking for those interested in serving the church as an Acolyte.  If you are 8 years of age or older, you can be an Acolyte.  Please contact Father Dave or the church office to let us know your interest.  There will be a training session for Acolytes in August.  
Sunday School classes resume
August 10, 2014 at 11:15 a.m.
All Sunday School classes will resume on August 10, 2014 at 11:15 a.m.  Please mark your calendars and plan on attending Sunday School.
Sunday Sermons
Father Dave's sermons will now be posted on the website.  If you missed some key information, would like to refresh what was said, or you missed church Sunday, you can access the website under our "Sermon" heading. The July 20th sermon can be found here.
Notebook Paper
Till the end of July

The Ministries Committee is working together with the South Georgia Partnership to End Homelessness to provide school supplies.  Christ Church has been asked to provide notebook paper (Wide Rule and College Rule) for the 1,000 backpacks.  We are only in need of notebook paper.  Other organizations are collecting certain items as well.  There will be a box in the nave of the Sanctuary for the rest of July.  If you would prefer to make a monetary donation to help this cause, please make checks to Christ Church and denote that it is for notebook paper.

The Vineyard
The new articles in the Vineyard this week are the the July 20, 2014 Sermon: Good News in the Darkness, DR Team Report on 2014 Mission Trip and the Summary of the Vestry meeting on July 15.  Older articles are available at the Online Vineyard.
Birthdays this week
July 26 - Aug. 1

27 Juanita Quinn, Billy Tidmore, Al Turner

28 Griff Holland, Isabella Williams

29 Emory Warrick, Sr.

30 Debi Saeger

1 Pat Bradley, Searcy McClure, Beverly Williamson
Wedding Anniversaries this week
July 26 - Aug. 1

26 Halim Faisal & Diane Halim

29 Aaron & Josie Parten, Bill & Helen Tucker
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
July 26 - Aug. 1

 None this week


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, Tal Barnidge, Katherine Berkman, Pat Bradley, Carrie Brooks, Noah Carroll, Stefani Carroll, Judy Carter, Dave Clark, Lydia Coddington, Cheryl Critchfield, Robert Church, Jeff Crawford, Jackie Dennis, Leroy Dorminy, Elizabeth, Ann Embry, Jim Ellis Fisher, Gene and Pam Garner, Gil Gjertsen, Natalie Gjertsen, Travis Grove, Karen Gunter, John Harden, Cheryl Hatcher, Rena Holmes, Velma Hobgood, Charles Hunt, Renee Jackson, Vernell Jackson, Emily Johnson, Linda Kerr, Barney Knighton, Jerriann Levy, Brady Lloyd, Bob Matarazzo, Daniel Mayer, Rick McClosky, Mary Louise McRae, John Murphy, Jayne Nyhammer, Valerie Page, Paul, Alice Pendleton, Andrew Pritchett, Ella Mae Rawlings, Bernice Roberts, Reva Rollins, David Sandbach, Sr., Pat Sims, Eloise Smith, Danelle Starling, Joe Stubbs, Sylvia Warrick, Emory Warrick, Sr., Carolyn Watson, and Stan Wood.


The Family of Bond Crosby

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

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