Christ Church Valdosta Weekly Bulletin
May 15, 2015
In This Issue:

Worship Services


May 17: 

         Easter VII 

Coffee Hour Host:

   Robin Coleman


Nursery Worker: 

   Millie Johnson

Altar Guild: 

   Team 3


Vestry Member of Day: 

    Sallie Honeycutt 


 8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I

Celebrant - The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson 

Preacher - The Rev. Dr. Dave Johnson

Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Allan Dear

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 - Nancy Lutsko,
   Tammy Borders, Mike Tanner
Lay Readers - Rita Hightower, Mike  
   Holland, Rena Nelson
Ushers - John Hiers, Will Hanson, Tom
Acolytes - Joel Williams, Rena Nelson,
   Karen May, Diane Halim

First Lesson - Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
Psalm 1
Second Lesson - 1 John 5:9-13
Gospel - John 17:6-19

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


Upcoming Events
May 26: Vestry Meeting - 5:30 p.m.
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

[email protected] 

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 - Thursday

   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 



   9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Children's Sunday School
Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
Children's Sunday School will meet Sunday, May 17th at 11:00 a.m. in the Gabard Building. This will be the last Sunday School meeting for children until September.  
Lunch Bunch
Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11 a.m.
Lunch Bunch will meet Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall. There is a volunteer sign-up sheet located in the Parish Hall. Please plan to join us on a Saturday to help pack sack lunches.
Children's Pool Party
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Calling all K-8 Christ Church Children

        Pizza and Swim Party

at the home of Tom and Stefani Carroll

       1052 Cherry Creek Drive

           6:30-8:00 p.m.

       Wednesday, May 20th

Transportation available from church at 6:20 p.m.

Parents:  Please pick up your children at the Carroll's at 8 p.m.

       Stefani Carroll  560-1817

        Phyllis Hiers 563-2464

Men in Blue Planning Cookout
Friday, June 5, 2015
The Men in Blue Planning Cookout has been scheduled for Friday, June 5, 2015. Further details to follow.
Sauna Available via Sealed Bid
June 15 - June 22, 2015 - FOUR WEEKS AWAY!
We're four weeks away from the start of this year's mission trip to the Dominican Republic!

The sauna, donated by Martha Scanlon, is in the front of the Parish Hall and available for viewing and inspection. There are printed flyers on the table under the bulletin board. Please take one if you are interested or know someone who might be. To download a copy of the flyer, click here. To download a copy of the sauna manual, click here. All of the proceeds will go to our DR Mission Trip fund. The sale will be by sealed bid auction, with a minimum bid of $2,000. If you want to bid, please place your highest bid price on a piece of paper with your name and contact telephone number. The deadline for submission for all bids is May 29th at noon in the church office.

For complete information about this year's trip and the history of our work in the Dominican Republic since 2001, go here.
EYC Haven Project

Our Junior and Middle School EYC groups are collecting hotel/sample sized toiletries which they will bag and send to The Haven for their clients. There will be a collection bin in the Parish Hall. Thank you so much for helping our youth do God's work in our community!

Sine Nomine Singers
Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

Sine Nomine Singers of Valdosta will be having their "Home" Concert on Sunday, May 17, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at St. John's Catholic Church in Valdosta.  No admission charge, however donations will be accepted at the door. Sine Nomine Singers will be touring Scotland for a week beginning May 30th. 

G-Force VBS 
June 8 - June 11

You're invited to experience God's unstoppable love with Christ Episcopal Church for G-Force VBS! 

Join us on June 8 - 11 from 9 - 12 p.m. for an interactive, energizing, Bible-based program that will give children an opportunity to experience God's love in action!


To register a child go to VBS Child Registration or 

to register as a volunteer, go to VBS Volunteer Registration or contact Stefani Carroll


The Vineyard
The new articles in the Vineyard this week are: Sermons: May 10, 2015, and Thank You DR Auction Great Success. Older articles are available at the Online Vineyard.
Birthdays this week
May 16 - May 22

17 Elizabeth Hanson    

18 Paul Johnson

19 Max Bontrager, Gowen Johnson, Bill Nunn, Amy Wisenbaker

21 Amy Claire Drazdowski

22 Alan Johnson           
Baptismal Anniversaries this week
May 16 - May 22

19 Jimmy Carroll

20 Owen Coggins

21 Patricia Gatchell

Wedding Anniversaries this week
May 16 - May 22

19 Harrison Tillman, Jr. & Jan Loeffler


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

Remember in your prayers

Katherine Berkman, Sara Bontrager, Pat Bradley, Carrie Brooks, Willie Bunch, Lesa Cannon, Dave Clark, Lydia Coddington, Beverly Cowart, Cheryl Critchfield, Robert Church, Jeff Crawford, Deborah Davis, Jerry DeMott, Jackie Dennis, Leroy Dorminy, Ann Embry, Weston Flail, Cindy Foster, Gene and Pam Garner, Gil Gjertsen, Beau Gray, Travis Grove, Karen Gunter, Helen Hartz, Cheryl Hatcher, Laney Hays, Karen Hipsher, Rena Holmes, Charles Hunt, Julie Jackson, Renee Jackson, Vernell Jackson, Linda Justice, Linda Kerr, Barney Knighton, Jerrianne Levy, Brady Lloyd, Bob Matarazzo, Rick McClosky, Mary Louise McRae, Mike, Bobbie Ann Mitchell, Gladys Murphy, Laura Paine, Patel Family, Ivey Plair, Ella Mae Rawlings, Ellene Reddick, Annie Mae Reid, Bernice Roberts, Reva Rollins, David Sandbach, Sr., Edi Shepherd, Pat Sims, Daphne Stacks, Danelle Starling, Kathie Stevenson, Barry Story, Suzanne Sullivan, Maria Taylor, Sylvia Warrick, Emory Warrick, Sr., Carolyn Watson, Mandy White. 


Family of Bill Maynard

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  [email protected]