Nicaragua Shipment: It’s already time to donate used, but working and clean household items to the next PeaceWorks shipment of humanitarian aid to Nicaragua! Donation deadline is October 5th. You may bring donations at any time to the Nicaragua room in the church basement. A list of items needed can be found on the bulletin board. Feel free to take a copy. Email any questions to Marilyn Devroye firstname.lastname@example.org or Dan Ocone email@example.com (this is Dan’s NEW and preferred email).
Climate Change Sunday Join us on Sunday, October 20th with guest preacher Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director of GreenFaith, an international, multi-faith environmental organization based in New Jersey. He will preach on the sacredness of the Earth and all people, the emergency that climate change represents, and three pathways to power for religious communities to respond. During coffee hour Christ Church Green Team will continue the discussion by focusing on the significance of last summer’s UCC synod resolutions supporting the Green…
Christ Church Advancement Committee Join us for an Interview and Resume Building workshop on Wednesday October 23rd from 6:00-8:00 pm in Barnwell Hall. A free-will donation of $10 is encouraged. Of course, if money is an issue please let us know. This workshop is open to the public so feel free to invite friends & family. The mission of the Christ Church Advancement Committee (CCAC) is to strengthen our relationships/networks, assist with employment issues, and strengthen participation in Christ Church’s…
New Member Sunday! Our next New Member Sunday is, October 27 at the 9:30 am service. If you are interested in joining Christ Church, please email Jeff & Gretchen Shook at firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com for more information.
Age-ing and Sage-ing Curious about what goes on in the end stages of your life? What are the challenges and opportunities? What are the “tasks” that come with the territory? What does brain research tell us? Join us Sunday, October 27th, 10:45 am to 12:00 pm in Barnwell. For more information, please contact Leigh Rosoff (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sunday Specials – Halloween Bingo! Please join us on Sunday, October 27, from 3-5 PM for a Bingo party for intellectual or developmental disabilities. There will be treats & prizes! Costumes are encouraged! To RSVP or if you can help during or before the event (buy prizes, bake, decorate etc.), please contact Nancy Davies at email@example.com or 908-656-7102 by October 16th.
Autumn Leaves, Songs of the Season Looking for a beautiful way to celebrate the Fall season, then please join us on Sunday, November 17th at 7:30 PM in Lile Hall for “Autumn Leaves, Songs of the Season.” Enjoy the many talented members and friends of Christ Church. Desserts and refreshments will be served. The suggested donation for this event is $20. All friends welcome! All proceeds will benefit the Organ Restoration Fund.
Advent Workshop Please join us for the Advent Workshop on Sunday, December 8th right after the first service. (We will not have an 11:15 Worship service that day.) This year we will do some service projects to support area non-profits, spend quality time together, enjoy lunch and Christmas caroling. Suggested donation of $5 per person or $20 per family.
Holiday Schedule Sunday December 15th: special Christmas music with Chancel Choir and guest musicians 9:30 and 11:15 services Sunday December 22nd: Two services 9:30 am and 11:15 am, music led by youth/young adult choir. Tuesday, December 24th Christmas Eve: 3:30 PM – Rehearsal for Pageant – all children welcome! 5:00 PM – Children’s Pageant & Family Service 10:30 PM – Service of Lessons and Carols Sunday December 29th: One service at 9:30 am January 5th: One service for New Year Bonfire Ritual
Bridges Lunches Drop Off in Barnwell Hall We are gathering 200 lunches for our Confirmation Bridges run on Monday, December 16th. If you are available to help make 10-15 lunches or more email Ashley at Ashley@ccsnj.org Drop off the lunches on Sunday (or Monday before 3 pm) in the kitchen in Barnwell Hall.