Christ Church Valdosta Weekly Bulletin
May 22, 2015
In This Issue:

Worship Services


May 24: 


Coffee Hour Host:

   Sheri Gravett, Jane Kinney


Nursery Worker: 

   Lucille Sineath

Altar Guild: 

   Team 4



 8:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite I

Celebrant - The Rev. Galen Mirate 

Preacher - The Rev. Galen Mirate

Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Martha Leake

Usher - Max Bontrager


10:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Celebrant -The Rev. Galen Mirate
Preacher - The Rev. Galen Mirate
Lay Eucharistic Ministers - Eric Nielsen,
   Stefani Carroll, Julia Ariail
Lay Readers - Sally Querin, Gnann
   Moser, Julia Ariail
Ushers - Al Turner, Larry Wisenbaker
Acolytes - Mike Tanner, Carolyn Prine,
   Brooklyn Prine, Madison Jackson

First Lesson - Acts 2:1-21
Psalm 104:25-35, 37
Second Lesson - Romans 8:22-27
Gospel - John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

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


Upcoming Events
May 26: Vestry Meeting - 5:30 p.m.
June 6: Lunch Bunch - 11:00 a.m.
June 8-11: Vacation Bible School
June 15-22: D.R. Mission Trip
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.

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Pentecost Sunday is May 24, 2015.  
If you are attending service at Honey Creek or at home at Christ Church Valdosta, remember wear RED if you have it!
Wednesday Evening Prayer
June and July

Wednesday Evening Prayer will be held at 6:00 p.m. each Wednesday through the summer months of June and July.  Please take note of this change. Nancy Lutsko will lead Evening Prayer June 3rd.

String Quartet Performance
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

The Frenchies String Quartet will be performing at Christ Episcopal Church on Tuesday, May 26th, at 7:30 pm. The quartet is consisted of Elma Sanabria, Dr. Kristen Pfeifer, Marilu Santacruz, and Christina Wong. They will be performing works by Mozart and Ravel. Admission is free. All donations will go to victims in Nepal. Please come and support them! 

Thank You
Dear Christ Episcopal Church,
   Thanks for being my second family over the years.  Also thank y'all for my 365 pocket prayer book and new shirt.  I love everyone so much from Christ Episcopal, and can't thank everyone enough for their support over the years.
               Robbie Beeland
Sauna Bid Deadline May 29th
Mission Trip - THREE WEEKS AWAY!
The sauna sealed bids are due by May 29th at noon in the church office. 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. 

Our mission trip to El Pedregal, Dominican Republic is just three weeks away. Six of the nineteen team members are from Christ Church: Julia and Julius Ariail, Fr. Dave Johnson, Pepi Nelson, Bill Querin and Paul Stevenson. Please pray for the success and safety of our mission team.

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!

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 Vineyard articles are available at the Online Vineyard.
Birthdays this week
May 23 - May 29

24 Frances Crawford, Norma Tomberlin

25 Emily Saeger-Jarvis, Laura Sartin 

26 Beth Baker 

28 Aaron Williams         

Baptismal Anniversaries this week
May 23 - May 29

23 Corey Goulet, Bill Roberts

24 Norma Tomberlin    

26 Malcolm Weston

27 Noah Carroll

28 Maddie Yarbrough

29 Matthew Barnes

Wedding Anniversaries this week
May 23 - May 29

27 Ron & Tammy Borders 


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, 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. 

Kim Dudley, Parish Administrator

Christ Episcopal Church is part of the 
Diocese of Georgia.

email us at  [email protected]