Christ Church Valdosta Weekly Bulletin
September 12, 2014
In This Issue:

Worship Services


September 14: Pentecost 14 / Proper 19

Vestry Member of the Day:

   Len Carter


Nursery Worker:

   Millie Johnson


Coffee Hour Host:

   Sallie Honeycutt


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 - Martha
Usher - Max Bontrager
10:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Celebrant -The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
Preacher - The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Mike Tanner,
   Rita Hightower, Tammy Borders
Lay Readers - Karen May, Kathy
   Armstrong, Cathy Oglesby 
Ushers - Ron Borders, Richard Coleman, Bill Sineath
Acolytes - Nancy Lutsko, Mary Peeples,
   Alexandra Peeples 

6 p.m. Vespers - Sanctuary 


First Lesson -  Exodus 14:19-31
Psalm 114
Second Lesson - Romans 14:1-12
Gospel - Matthew 18:21-35

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


Upcoming Events
Sept.19-21: Fall Gathering - Honey Creek
Sept. 20: Lunch Bunch
Sept. 28: Ministries Celebration and Fair
Oct. 4: St. Francis Fundraiser - 4 p.m.
Oct. 5: Blessing of Animals - 2 p.m.
Oct. 19: Installation Service - 10 a.m.
Oct. 30: Oktoberfest - 6-10 p.m.
Nov. 3: Stewardship Dinner - 6 p.m. -
             Mathis Auditorium
Nov. 8th and 22nd - Camellia Garden
                        Work Days
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 


Stefani Carroll

Director of Children's Ministry

church office (229) 242-5115


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. 

Ministries Celebration and Fair
Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 11:15 a.m.

Don't miss our Ministries Celebration and Fair on September 28, 2014 at 11:15.   See what is happening at Christ Church.   Find your ministry among us, in the community and in the world! If you would like to place a display at the Ministries Fair or need further information, please contact David Sandbach.

Save the Date
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

The Stewardship Committee has been meeting and is excited about the upcoming "We Love Christ Church" Stewardship Celebration Dinner.  Save the Date - Monday, November 3rd, 6:00pm @ Mathis Auditorium!  More information and details will be coming soon!  Your Stewardship Committee members - Elizabeth Wisenbaker, Ann Kasun, Dottie Pitts, Paul Stevenson, Jeff Hanson, Frances Guice and Fr. Dave Johnson.

Installation of Father Dave
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Bishop Benhase will be at Christ Church on Sunday, October 19, 2014 for his annual visit and for the installation of Father Dave.
There will only be one service at 10:00 a.m. on October 19th.
A reception will immediately follow the 10:00 service.  Sunday School activities will be suspended for the day. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
ECM Parking
Christ Church Valdosta welcomes Episcopal College Ministry students in our parking lots.  ECM students are issued a parking sticker and are registered at the office.  The Vestry has issued parking guidelines for them that will be posted in the Parish Hall for your viewing. 
DR Update:
Playground and Ministries Fair

A Happy Sight: Children at Play in El Pedregal

A new Vineyard article features a set of photographs recently received from El Pedregal that shows children playing happily on the school playground that our mission team built in June 2014. The article is available below at this link: Vineyard DR Update.


Our mission team will be represented at Christ Church's Ministries Fair on Sunday, September 28th, with lots of information about our work over the past years and some very preliminary information about the 2015 trip. All members of the mission team, past and present, are invited to wear their team t-shirts and mission crosses and to help answer questions about this important ministry.

Cello Chamber Music Recital

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

The Cello Chamber Music Recital will be held on Thursday, September 18. 2014 at 7:30pm at Christ Church. 

Admission is free. We will be featuring music by Handel, Brahms, Shostakovich, and Vivaldi. 

Proposed By-laws posted online
The Vestry will be voting on the proposed by-laws at the September 16, 2014 vestry meeting.  If you have questions or concerns about the proposed by-laws please contact a vestry member.  The proposed by-laws of Christ Church have been posted online.  Click here to view the proposed by-laws.   The current by-laws are available here
Sunday Sermons
Father Dave's sermons are posted on the church website.  If you missed church Sunday, you can access the website under our "Sermon" heading. September 7th sermon can be found here.
The Vineyard
The new articles in the Vineyard this week are the Letter from Frances Guice, Updates from the Dominican Republic Mission Site, and the September 7, 2014 Sermon.  Older articles are available at the Online Vineyard.
Birthdays this week
Sept. 13 - Sept. 19

13 Frances Hatcher

15 Will Armstrong, Caitlin Kirk

16 Ellie Copeland, Stephen Sandbach

17 Nicky Balanis, Tim Pitts

19 Lucile Griffin

Wedding Anniversaries this week
Sept. 13 - Sept. 19

19 Grif & Lucile Griffin

Baptismal Anniversaries this week
Sept. 13 - Sept. 19

15 Cassidy Honeycutt

17 Holly Querin, Katie Querin 


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

Remember in your prayers

Roxann Anderson, Dave Armstrong, Pat Armstrong, Tal Barnidge, Katherine Berckman, Sara Bontrager, Pat Bradley, Carrie Brooks, Noah Carroll, Judy Carter, Dave Clark, Lydia Coddington, Cheryl Critchfield, Robert Church, Beverly Cowart, Jeff Crawford, Jackie Dennis, Leroy Dorminy, Elizabeth, Ann Embry, Jim Ellis Fisher, Cindy Foster, Gene and Pam Garner, Gil Gjertsen, Carla Grove, Travis Grove, John Harden, Cheryl Hatcher, Rena Holmes, Velma Hobgood, Charles Hunt, Renee Jackson, Vernell Jackson, Linda Kerr, Barney Knighton, Jerriann Levy, Brady Lloyd, Bob Matarazzo, Daniel Mayer, Rick McClosky, Mary Louise McRae, John Murphy, Jayne Nyhammer, Valerie Page, Paul, Andrew Pritchett, Ella Mae Rawlings, Bernice Roberts, Maggie Roberts, Reva Rollins, Edi Shepherd, Pat Sims, Danelle Starling, Joe Stubbs, Sylvia Warrick, Emory Warrick, Sr., Ethan Warrick, Carolyn Watson.

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

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