HOLY WEEK 2018
Let us complete our Lenten journey as a faith community by participating in the services offered during Holy Week. Services are at Christ Church, unless otherwise indicated!!
We begin the holiest week of the year with joyful "hosannas" on Palm Sunday, March 25th at 8 am and 10:30 am.
We enter into the experience of a Tenebrae Service on Wednesday, March 28th at 7 pm.
We learn from the examples of service that Jesus gave us at the Last Supper as we join in the Eucharist on Maundy Thursday, March 29th at 7 pm.
We enter into the remembrance of Jesus' death on Good Friday, March 30th at:
Noon: Solemn Liturgical Service (Veneration of the Cross, Holy Communion from reserved Sacrament).
7 pm: GRACE CHURCH, LOCKPORT: Solemn Liturgical Service.
Bring your Easter Baskets to Christ Church for a blessing at Noon on Holy Saturday, March 31st.
We will join in celebrating the Light of Christ with the Northern Region Deanery at the Great Vigil of Easter on Holy Saturday, March 31st, at 7 pm at GRACE CHURCH, LOCKPORT.
We rejoice in the celebration of the Resurrection on Easter Sunday, April 1st at 8 am and 10:30 am.
(Our children will be invited to ring the handbells and join in the "alleluias" on Easter Sunday at the 10:30 am service.)
OUTREACH FOR THE YEAR
The donation baskets are in need of being filled. The need is great, not just at Christmas but all throughout the year. All non-perishables are accepted. A detailed list follows:
JANUARY: toilet paper (6 pk), personal hygiene (shampoo, deodorant, soap/body wash, toothpaste, toothbrushes)
FEBRUARY: soups and ramen Noodles
MARCH: sauce, spaghetti, other pastas (elbows, shells), canned tomatoes (diced, stewed, crushed)
APRIL: broth, canned meals (ravioli, spaghetti-O's)
MAY: canned meat (tuna, chicken), mac & cheese
JUNE: vegetables (carrots, peas, mixed), fruit (cocktail, pears, peaches)
JULY: pinto beans, rice
AUGUST: cereal, personal hygiene, canned meals
SEPTEMBER: same as August
OCTOBER: peanut butter and jelly
NOVEMBER: odds and ends shopping
There are baskets in both the Cloister and Narthex where you can place your donations. Thanks so much!!
Also...the hat & mitten tree is back up in the Cloister. Purchased or handmade items are most welcome and in great need with the weather so cold this winter.